Celebrating Time And Relative Dimensions In Space!
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Over the past few months we have been discussing having some sort of special anniversary event to mark the occasion this year. You may remember last year we held an event in Manhattan for our 24th anniversary in which we paired up with a monthly DWNY meet up and brought the lovely Daphne Ashbrook (Dr. Grace Holloway from the 1996 Doctor Who movie) to the event. See Happy Anniversary to Us… for further details.
We would like to something special for our 25th as well. It would be an event in the NY area, perhaps on Long Island as that is where it all began, yet still be accessible to our friends in NYC. Maybe a dinner event? Would you be interested in attending?
It was a quarter of century ago today, as hard as it is for me believe, is when the Gallifreyan Embassy began. Unbeknownst at the time, it was the day after the Discovery Channel was launched. It was also the day after the launch of the space shuttle Discovery (STS-51-G) which marked the first Arab and Muslim in space (payload specialist Sultan bin Salman bin Adulaziz Al Saud). Yes, it was 1985. Ronald Reagan was in the White House, Commodore launches the Amiga personal computer while NeXT is founded by Steve Jobs after leaving Apple Computer.
Just two weeks before we went Back to the Future in the theaters, the Gallifreyan Embassy of Long Island officially began.
Doctor Who: Podshock will be once again be taking to the net this Sunday (20 June 2010) for a live-over-the-net show reviewing the twelfth episode of the new series, The Pandorica Opens.
He's back… and it's about time! We return with our live-over-the-net review series this time talking about the 12th episode of the new series starring Matt Smith as the Doctor premiering on BBC One this Saturday (coming to BBC America 3 weeks later). We will be reviewing The Pandorica Opens.
"I’ve seen many things my friend but you’re right, nothing quite as wonderful as the things you see."
Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 208
Running Time: 2:20:45
Doctor Who: 'Vincent and the Doctor' reviewed live over the net with live and recorded feedback including Ken Deep and James Naughton. (If you haven't seen Vincent and the Doctor yet, wait until you have before listening).
The above pictured Cyberman head from the Second Doctor's period is one of many articles going on sale once more at Bonhams in Knightsbridge London. Other props include Daleks also from this time (Power of the Daleks) K9 and two TARDIS's. The most interesting being the TARDIS from 2005 from 9th Doctor, Christopher Eccleston. This is part of an entertainment auction rather than just a Doctor Who specific one. The auction will be taking place at 11am on the 23rd of June 2010 and lot numbers are 126 to 142 inclusive. Lot 126 being an Dalek from The Chase and 142 being the 9th Doctors TARDIS.
Doctor Who - Cold Blood
Deep in the bowels of the Earth, the Doctor and Nasreen (guest star Meera Syal) face captivity under the Silurians.
This Week In Doctor Who - Section A
June 12, 2010 - Vol 13, Number 21
by Benjamin F. Elliott
All the known broadcasts of Doctor Who covered weekly since 1998. With the spinoffs too.
UK - the world premiere of "The Lodger" is today, 12 June at 6:45PM BST on BBC One and BBC HD in a 45 minute slot. "The Pandorica Opens" is due to premiere on 19 June at 6:40PM BST in a 50 minute slot. Series finale "The Big Bang" is due to premiere on 26 June - the time will be set based on which World Cup games BBC One gets. The BBC has not announced the length, but tentative early listings have The Big Bang in a 55 minute slot.
Toby Hadoke is back, well if you have the Cd or Digital Copy "Moths Ate my doctor Who scarf!" He's never really away. But after touring for over three years with "Moths" Doctor Who Fan and fan Favourite Toby, has a new routine quote from his web site.
"An affectionate and stroppy love letter to his favourite Auntie from the passionately squared eyed comedian whose previous show “Moths Ate Mt Doctor Who Scarf” received 100% 5 star reviews (Ed Fringe 2007), toured the UK and internationally, had a West End run, and spawned a Sony nominated radio series."
Doctor Who: Podshock will be once again be taking to the net this Sunday (13 June 2010) for a live-over-the-net show reviewing the eleventh episode of the new series, The Lodger.
He's back… and it's about time! We return with our live-over-the-net review series this time talking about the 11th episode of the new series starring Matt Smith as the Doctor premiering on BBC One this Saturday (coming to BBC America 3 weeks later). We will be reviewing The Lodger.
"Why are Earth people so parochial?"
Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 207
Running Time: 1:25:13
Live from Fiddlesticks Pub and Grill in Manhattan (NYC), we interview the writers/editors of the new book, The Mythological Dimensions of Doctor Who including Anthony S. Burdge, Jessica Burke, Kristine Larson, and Melody Green.
Dedicated to the memory of Alexei Kondratiev
All 11 Doctors together at one time is something to make any fans hearts race faster.
this time though it's because they are being released as an 11 figure boxed set for the first time. The set may become one of the most sought after items this year after the 11th Doctor's sonic screwdriver. Mainly by hardcore fans and some not so hardcore fans, 1st big point being that obviously Paul McGann's 8th Doctor is part of the set, and Tom Baker's 4th Doctor is in his season 15 garb.
SFX in association with BBC Books has launched a competition for the Description of the 11th Doctor in a Target book Novelisation style. Anybody who has read the Target books will be aware each doctor had an Unique Description for each of the Doctors. "He had and old young face" is part of the Description for Pertwee's 3rd Doctor.
...playing the Roddy McDowell role????