The DWCA’s last Sydney day event of the year, Spin Doctor, is just a couple of days away, offering everyone who attends on the day the chance to win some fabulous prizes! All attendees will be eligible to enter Mastermind, our end-of-year trivia competition. The top three finalists will face off after lunch in a head-to-head round of 10 multiple choice questions, but only one will emerge triumphant. The overall winner of Mastermind will receive the Doctor Who-themed version of Risk, the classic board game that lets players build their own Earth empire. In addition, the winners and runners-up will … Continue reading
The DWCA’s quarterly online publication – The Nethersphere has just been released. All DWCA members should check their inbox for a link for ways to view the issue. The issue is jam packed with features such as: Chris Wahl discussing his Supremacy of the Cyberman cover Michelle Gomez in Brisbane A world record attempt of people dressed as Doctor Who characters and much, much more. If you would like to read The Nethersphere, and are not a member, why not join up here If you are a member and didn’t receive the link, please contact us here
BBC Worldwide Australia & New Zealand (ANZ) and Sharmill Films will present a Boxing Day screening of this year’s Doctor Who Christmas special, The Return of Doctor Mysterio, which sees the Doctor teaming up with a comic-book superhero in New York. The cinema event will include the full 60-minute special plus two exclusive bonus features, A New Kind of Superhero, giving a special inside look at Doctor Who’s concept of a modern superhero, and a special Christmas Doctor Who Extra, showing the making of this year’s special, with appearances by stars Peter Capaldi and Matt Lucas, and showrunner and … Continue reading
On the 21st of November, the ABC have confirmed that the Christmas Special will be aired on the ABC and also ABC ME at 7:30pm on Boxing Day. This is keeping with last years release as well. As per last years release, the episode will also be available on ABC iview on Boxing day morning, immediately after the UK broadcast. In addition the recently animated: The Power of the Daleks, will also be available to watch on iview. It hasn’t been confirmed at this point if it will be the black and white version or the colour version.
Overnight as part of Children In Need in the UK, there was a release of a clip from the Christmas special: The Return of Doctor Mysterio. No airdate of the episode in Australia has been announced as yet, but we suspect it will be close to the UK screenings like previous years. We will confirm once we know more. Until then, enjoy!
Doctor Who Magazine has reported that writer of Survival from the original series run – Rona Munro is to return for series ten. Previously hinted by Steven Moffat back in October that a classic series writer would be returning, Munro is the first writer for the new series who has previously worked on the original series run. Munro’s story, which is episode nine and entitled: The Eaters of Light is currently being filmed in Cardiff. An interview with Munro states: Writing Survival was my dream job, but it was a mournful time in the show’s history. This has been a very … Continue reading
Whovians based in Sydney’s Northern Suburbs are encouraged to check out the new Doctor Who display at Ryde Library! The display features a mix of merchandise, including action figures of different sizes, posters, sonic screwdrivers, magazines, postcards, and a full-length Fourth Doctor scarf. This is in addition to samples from the library’s large array of Doctor Who titles – including novels, reference books, comics and more – all of which are available for loan from inside the library. The exhibit can be found just outside the entrance to Ryde Library, located within Top Ryde City Shopping Centre at 1 Pope … Continue reading
Good news everyone! The DWCA shop has new stock in, and it’s more exciting than ever! And if you’re going to our Boardgames and Cosplay day on the 19th of November, you will be able to purchase some of these goodies there! Some of the new stock we have in include: The twelfth Doctor’s Sonic Screwdriver! Audio adventures featuring the tenth Doctor and Donna! There’s also new audios featuring the Torchwood cast, not to mention the classic series Doctor’s and even the new UNIT team from the new series! For more things that you can point an exclamation point at, be … Continue reading
The recently announced animated release of the second Doctor story – Power of the Daleks is to get a limited cinema release. From the November 12th for one week, selected cinemas across the country will be showing the release. If you can’t make it to the cinema, the DVD release will be available from December 14th. The DWCA shop will be stocking copies for you to add to your collection! Sharmill Films is bringing this release to Australia at the following cinemas.
The latest issue of the DWCA’s member-exclusive magazine, Data Extract has been printed! Our latest issue is dedicated to 40 years of Doctor Who Fandom in Australia. We discuss the formation of DWCA, talk about Fan’s making new Doctor Who themselves, and a Guinness World record attempt for the most amount of Doctor Who Merchandise! If you’re able to attend this weekends Whoventures event, you’ll be able to collect your copy! For more information on this event please visit the below link: Whoventures: 40 Years of Australian Doctor Who Fandom If you’re after a subscription to the magazine and all … Continue reading