Sir Derek Jacobi to return to playing the War Master

Overnight, Big Finish have announced the return of Sir Derek Jacobi to play the role of the War Master. “I didn’t expect to come back to it all these years later,” says Sir Derek, “but I was thrilled to be remembered. The plots in all these episodes have been very good indeed, very interesting, very dramatic, and beautifully written. The whole process has been a delight!” The four episodes are as follows: 1. Beneath the Viscoid by Nicholas Briggs On the ocean planet Gardezza, deep beneath the Viscoid, a mysterious capsule is recovered from the Time War, and an equally … Continue reading

New Digital Comic

This week Supanova starts in Sydney and along with guest John (Benton) Levene, the DWCA will be there to fulfill all your merchandise needs! To celebrate the occasion the club has produced a special exclusive digital comic – Wrath of the Cyber-Spider! The Cybermen have a plan to rid themselves of the Doctor forever, a plan that threatens every one of his past incarnations across the web of time. Can the Doctor and Bill stop them in time? The publication also features interviews with Nicola Bryant, Colin Baker and Sylvester McCoy, talking all things Cybermen and regeneration. All that and … Continue reading

DWCA at Sydney Supanova 2017

If you’re heading to Sydney Supanova this coming weekend (June 16-18) be sure to come over to the DWCA Stand! We are booth number 533, which is near the autograph tables. (See below for a visual picture to help you plan!) Why would you swing by you ask? Apart from meeting our lovely volunteers helping at the desk, you’ll be able to pick up a bargain! From a smorgasbord of Sonic Screwdrivers, to a range of comics staring Doctors past and present, we have you covered. We will also have the latest audio dramas from Big Finish and Series 10 Part … Continue reading

Book Club #8 – Peter Davison’s Autobiography

Book Number 8 in the DWCA Book Club is Fifth Doctor Peter Davison’s Autobiography. The autobiography is entitled “Is There Life Outside the Box? An Actor Despairs.”   In this autobiography from Fifth Doctor actor Peter Davison, Peter recounts his life and times – from his early days in amateur dramatics to his more recent stint in West End musicals such as Legally Blonde and Gypsy. Anyone who has listened to a commentary on a Fifth Doctor DVD can attest to Peter Davison’s sharp yet self-deprecating wit. This book offers a candid retrospective on the actor now best known for … Continue reading

NOTICE OF 2017 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE DWCA

DATE: Sunday 13 August 2017 TIME: 4pm VENUE: 2nd Floor Club Burwood, 97 Burwood Road, Burwood NSW AGENDA: President’s Report; Treasurer’s Report; and Election of Office Bearers. Any candidate standing for election as an Office Bearer (President, Vice President, Secretary or Treasurer) must be a current DWCA member who has held membership for a minimum period of five years, including at least one year immediately prior to the election. Additionally, they should be able to commit to duties including but not limited to: Attendance at monthly committee meetings in the Sydney metro area; Attendance and assistance at bimonthly day events in the … Continue reading

Data Extract 235 released

Issue 235 of DWCA’s Data Extract Magazine is hot off the presses and on its way to our members! This issue features an interview with Big Finish actor Richard Unwin, YouTube sensation Oscar Crisp and all the other features of DE that you know and love! If you’re not already a member, stop missing out on this publication and other fine things the DWCA does, and sign up today! http://dwca.org.au/membership

Tenth Doctor and Rose for Big Finish

Big Finish Productions have confirmed that for Series 2 of its Tenth Doctor audio adventures, Billie Piper will return to play Rose! The three episodes are: Attack of the Zaross by John Dorney – With Camille Coduri guest starring as Jackie Tyler. The episode features an Alien invasion of Earth, isn’t quite what it appears to be… Sword of the Chevalier by Guy Adams.  The Doctor and Rose arrive in Slough in 1791 and encounter Chevalier D’Eon, an enigmatic ex-spy who has lived his life as a woman. Together they must fend off alien slavers, who have come to Earth to … Continue reading

Michelle Gomez to leave the role of Missy

Overnight, the Radio Times has confirmed that Michelle Gomez will leave the role of Missy at the end of this series. With Peter Capaldi and Steven Moffat leaving at the end of this season, Gomez decided if they are leaving, she would leave as well. The Radio Times has quoted Gomez as saying: “[I’ll miss] the fact that it was probably one of the best jobs I’ve ever had,” she told us. “The fact that I’m a woman of a certain age who’s this ass-kicking action figure. “I won’t miss the corset because that was agony, and I’m a woman … Continue reading

Big Finish to release Torchwood Series 5: Aliens Among Us

Overnight, Big Finish have confirmed that they will be releasing series 5 of Torchwood. The series is under the banner ‘Aliens Among Us’. Following the events of Miracle Day, the Torchwood team is reunited with Captain Jack, Gwen and Rhys joined by new characters. In the series, the original Torchwood three have restarted Torchwood in Cardiff. However, it’s a very different Cardiff. Something terrible’s happened to the city. With every day getting darker, will Torchwood need to adopt a whole new approach? This new series of Torchwood will be released in three boxsets, the first being out in the later … Continue reading

Doctor Who – The Saviour of Time

BBC Worldwide and Skype have today announced the launch of the first ever Doctor Who Bot. The Doctor will open the TARDIS doors and invite players to help him save the Universe in an exciting interactive digital experience titled The Saviour of Time. The brand new bot uses the latest technology to deliver a unique experience between the Doctor and the player. Users get the thrilling opportunity to be the Doctor’s companion as the bot immerses them in a specially-written six-part Doctor Who adventure. Players will experience the Doctor communicating with them directly and setting them challenges that can only … Continue reading