Season Nine director is an Aussie

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Australian Daniel Nettheim is currently directing episodes 7 and 8 of the upcoming Doctor Who season nine. Guest cast for the story inludes: Jemma Redgrave as Kate Stewart, Ingrid Oliver as Osgood, Jaye Griffiths, Cleopatra Dickens, Sasha Dickens, Abhishek Singh, Todd Kramer, Jill Winternitz, Nicholas Asbury, Jack Parker, Aidan Cook. Nettheim has directed for many Australian TV shows including The Secret Life of Us, Rush, Spirited and Dance Academy. He also directed the K9 television stories Sirens of Ceres, The Fall of the House of Gryffen,Dream-Eaters and Oroborus. Nettheim has revealed that “There’s a lot of personal connection for me with this … Continue reading

Welcome to our new website

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Things have gone a bit wibbly-wobbly for us, and we have a new website for you all to enjoy. You can still purchase memberships through the site and soon we shall have our very own online shop completely up and running for your shopping pleasure. Please have a look around and let us know what you think!

Winners of the prizes for entering the recent DWCA Survey announced

There have been two winners selected from the over 700 people who entered the survey. The selection of winners was carried out at the last Sydney Day Event and they are:- Josh Bolan from Victoria and Andy Cleave from NSW   They each get a selection of 3 Target books. They will  be contacted by email to confirm what books they wish. Congratulations Josh and Andy and thanks to all the people who entered the Survey.        

“The Nethersphere” the DWCA’s new email newsletter

The Nethersphere is a completely new fan orientated newsletter from the DWCA. It is issued to current DWCA club members and is available by email only. The first issue went out on April 12th, if you have not provided the club with an email address you will not have received the issue. Some of  the club’s members email addresses, which the club  has on file, appear to be incorrect and the email was ‘bounced ‘ back to us. So if you did not receive the issue it is more than likely for one of these two reasons. All you have … Continue reading

NOTICE OF SPECIAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE DWCA

DATE: Sunday 24 May 2015 TIME: 4pm VENUE:  2nd Floor Club Burwood, 97 Burwood Road, Burwood NSW SPECIAL RESOLUTION: That the Doctor Who Club Australia Constitution be amended by attaching to it, as Schedule 1, the document entitled: ‘SCHEDULE 1 to the Doctor Who Club Australia Constitution ELECTION OF OFFICE BEARERS – RULES & PROCEDURES’ The purpose of the meeting will be to consider and vote on the special resolution to amend the club constitution by adding a schedule outlining procedures and rules for conducting elections of office bearers. A copy of the proposed schedule can be found below. To … Continue reading

Doctor Who stars at upcoming events around Australia

“Whoniverse” is an event being held by Hub Productions Matt Smith, Karen Gillan & Alex Kingston will be appearing 9th of May in Sydney, 10th of May in Brisbane, 13th of May in Perth, 16th of May in Melbourne and 17th of May in Adelaide. The Hub Production’s website for details is: http://thehubproductions.com/   Oz Comic-Con’s latest two events in Perth on April 11th-12th and Adelaide on April 18th-19th has announced three Doctor Who related guests. They are: Billie Piper, Finn Jones and Ben Browder. Oz Comic-Con’s website for details is: http://www.ozcomiccon.com/home/   Supanova’s latest two events in Melbourne on April 10th-12th and … Continue reading

Kate Stewart to star in new spin-off series

Jemma Redgrave is set to return as UNIT’s Chief Scientific Officer Kate Stewart in a new spin-off series produced exclusively for audio by Big Finish Productions. UNIT: The New Series will launch in November of 2015 with a 5CD box set, with three further box sets planned in to 2016 and early 2017. The first release, titled UNIT: Extinction, sees Kate and her team battle against the Autons, last seen on screen in 2010’s The Pandorica Opens/The Big Bang and who have confronted UNIT before in both Spearhead From Space (1970) and Terror of the Autons (1971). David Richardson, line … Continue reading

LEGO® Doctor Who set to materialise later this year

The LEGO Group has announced that it will be producing a LEGO Doctor Who set. The concept for a Doctor Who set came from the LEGO® IDEAS website where fans can submit ideas for a set and vote for their favourite idea to be produced. The Doctor Who concept from fan Andrew Clark received the 10,000 votes requisite for The LEGO Group to consider it for production. A licensing agreement between BBC Worldwide and The LEGO Group will see the new set available in all of The LEGO Group’s key markets before the end of the year. Andrew’s winning design … Continue reading

“50TH ANNIVERSARY OF DOCTOR WHO IN AUSTRALIA” ONLINE SURVEY

As part of the DWCA’s ongoing celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Doctor Who in Australia. The club is running an online survey to gather fans, not just members of the DWCA, reactions to recent and past Doctor Who as seen on television and on all the ancillary material that makes up Doctor Who be they spin-offs, merchandise, events and activities by fans. You have until April 30th to fill in the survey. All the results gathered from the survey plus commentary will be published later in the year. You can go directly to the survey using this hyperlink. Please take the … Continue reading