The 6 Types Of Actor Who Could Be The Next Doctor

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We’re still reeling from the news that Peter Capaldi will be leaving the role of the Doctor at the end of this year. As fans, we now begin the process of grieving the loss of a Doctor whilst also looking forward to seeing who will step into Capaldi’s shoes and take the show in an exciting new direction. Chris Chibnall, and the powers that be at the BBC, face the daunting task of deciding who the Thirteenth Doctor will be. Because we’re fans, we’ve made a list. A list of what sort of actor could fill the role – but … Continue reading

Tooz Company: A DWCA Tavern Special Event

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The DWCA is delighted to announce a special guest for our Inner Sydney Tavern night on Friday 3 March – British actor Richard Unwin.     Richard is a huge Doctor Who fan and has been lucky enough to lend his voice to four audio dramas with Big Finish Productions – Doctor Who: Three’s Company (as Vidler), Bernice Summerfield: The Kingdom of the Blind (as the Monoids), and Gallifrey: Appropriation and Fractures (as Tooz). He’s coming to Australia with the play ‘The Chemsex Monologues’, which is playing in Adelaide and Sydney during March.       Richard will be taking part in … Continue reading

DWCA Book Club #6 – Engines of War

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The sixth book the DWCA Book Club are reading is the War Doctor’s Novel – Engines of War by George Mann. The Great Time War has raged for centuries, ravaging the universe. Scores of human colony planets are now overrun by Dalek occupation forces. A weary, angry Doctor leads a flotilla of Battle TARDISes against the Dalek stronghold but in the midst of the carnage, the Doctor’s TARDIS crashes to a planet below: Moldox. As the Doctor is trapped in an apocalyptic landscape, Dalek patrols roam amongst the wreckage, rounding up the remaining civilians. But why haven’t the Daleks simply killed … Continue reading

Series 10 UK Release date and confirmation of an old foe

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With the sad departure news of Peter Capaldi leaving the role of the Doctor, it may have over shaddowed the good news that we have a UK release date for series 10. No official word from the ABC as to when it will air in Australia, but we are hoping it won’t be too far behind! Series 10 is due to start in the UK on the 15th of April In addition, the BBC has released a YouTube video with Mark Gatiss confirming the return of an old foe for this season. Click on the YouTube video to know more! … Continue reading

Capaldi to leave Doctor Who in 2017

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Overnight, Peter Capaldi has announced that he is leaving Doctor Who at the end of the 2017 Christmas special.   Appearing on Jo Whiley’s show on Radio 2, Capaldi said: “From our brilliant crew and creative team working for the best broadcaster on the planet, to the viewers and fans whose endless creativity, generosity and inclusiveness points to a brighter future ahead. I can’t thank everyone enough. It’s been cosmic.” Steven Moffat has also released a statement saying: For years before I ever imagined being involved in Doctor Who, or had ever met the man, I wanted to work with Peter … Continue reading

RIP Sir John Hurt 1940-2017

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It is with deep regret that we report on the passing of Sir John Hurt. Hurt was best known within Doctor Who circles playing the War Doctor in the 50th Anniversary special – The Day of the Doctor. He returned to the role in the Big Finish audio adventures in 2015. He also has a number of iconic roles within pop culture, such as Kane in Alien, the voice’s of Hazel in Watership Down and, the horned king in The Black Cauldron and Mr. Ollivander in the Harry Potter Film Series. Hurt, was 77. He is survived by wife of … Continue reading

New Big Finish audio adventures available from DWCA

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The latest Big Finish audio releases are now available from the DWCA! ! New this month we have: The Ravelli Conspiracy (Early Adventures, First Doctor) The Third Doctor Adventures Volume 2 Order of the Daleks (Monthly Range, Sixth Doctor) The War Doctor Volume 3: Agents of Chaos For more information on the releases, click on either the link or the photo in question!

Data Extract Art Competition

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CALLING ALL ARTISTS – SUBMIT ARTWORK TO WIN GREAT PRIZES! Do you have a passion for drawing, painting or any other sort of visual art? Do you love Doctor Who? Then the Doctor Who Club of Australia wants to hear from you! Data Extract is holding an art competition, so that the Australian fan community gets a chance to show their artistic talent to the world. No experience required – if you love art, we want to see your work! First prize is The War Doctor’s very own Sonic Screwdriver toy, the After Life graphic novel featuring the Eleventh Doctor, … Continue reading

Series 10 trailer released

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Following the UK broadcast of the 2016 Doctor Who Christmas Special, The Return of Doctor Mysterio, fans were treated to a Series 10 teaser trailer, now also available online. The trailer serves as an introduction to the Doctor’s upcoming companion, Bill, who serves chips for a living and knows the Doctor as a university lecturer. We also get a glimpse at some of the adventures the Doctor and Bill will be undertaking together – including a run-in with the Daleks – and at their fellow adventurer in time and space, Matt Lucas’ Nardole. The trailer is likely to be shown … Continue reading

Data Extract 233 released

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The last Data Extract of 2016, #233 is on it’s way to members. This issue is jam packed with all the latest news, discussions on Doctor Who spin offs, displays at the Powerhouse Museum, a little perspective, and much much more. If you’re after a subscription to the magazine and all the benefits that come with being a DWCA member, why not join the club! For more information on this, please visit: http://dwca.org.au/membership/