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After having to postpone our regular meet up last February due to scheduling conflicts, we received many inquires on when the next one would take place. It's here! We are back on schedule with our May meet up. Fans of Doctor Who, Torchwood, Sarah Jane Adventures and alike are coming together once again for the legendary Doctor Who: Podshock seasonal meet up on Second Life. It is all happening on Saturday, the 19th of May 2012.
The first two series of Matt Smith as the Doctor has been recreated in a video simulating an old style (I would say 16-bit) video game running just over 4 minutes long. Be warned, there are spoilers pertaining to the these two series (if you are not up to date).
Thanks to @EoghannIrving for the heads up on this one.
As promised here is the actual Doctor Who 2012 series (AKA "series 7") promo trailer direct from BBC America starring Matt Smith as the (11th) Doctor.
BBC News coverage of the "official Doctor Who Convention" in the UK this weekend interviewing Danny Hargreaves.
Here is the new trailer for the upcoming new series of Doctor Who. It is obviously hand held and shot at the 'official Doctor Who Convention' in the UK going on this weekend. A full HD version is coming on Monday.
Doctor Who Series 7 teaser trailer goes online Monday morning in glorious HD.
— Doctor Who Official (@bbcdoctorwho) March 24, 2012
The 'Doctor Who News' website has reported that the actress Jenna-Louise Coleman will be joining the cast of "Doctor Who" as the new companion.
She is known for her role as Jasmine Thomas in the long-running soap opera Emmerdale (aka, Emmerdale Farm) and Lindsay James in the series "Waterloo Road" in 2009.
It is stated that she will join the show in the 2012 Christmas special. As of yet no information has been given about the episode.
For a more complete bio on her you can go here:
And so we lose another great actor who's appearances in Doctor Who are long and note worthy.
Philip Madoc died today Monday, 5th March after a short illness at the age of 77. His agent Michael Hallet said he passed away in hospital in Hertfordshire surrounded by his family.
It saddens me to say that we've lost another Doctor Who vetran. Peter Halliday passed way on the 19th of February. It's taken a while for the information to filter out, Peter for most shall be remembered as the unfortunate, violence happy Packer in The Invasion along side Patrick Troughton and Kevin Stoney. But it was not to be his only role, he also did voices for The Silurians and Ambassadors of Death in Jon Pertwee's 1st full Season. Then going on to star as Plectrac in Carnival of Monsters.
Later he appeared along side Tom Baker in the City of Death, as a soldier, and finally along side Sylvester McCoy in Remembrance of the Daleks as the Vicar in the closing moments of Episode 4.