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The Sonic Newsdriver 20100223
Selected Doctor Who related news delivered sonically.
For Earth-date: Tuesday, the 23rd of Feb. 2010
New publicity image and new promo trailer for Doctor Who series 31 released, Torchwood the Digital Comic, James Corden to Guest Star?, Neil Gaiman Confirms, Going Once - Going Twice, Gallifrey 21, and more.
Hosted by Louis Trapani
James Corden of Gavin and Stacey is set to appear in a guest role in Doctor Who, so says The Sun. According to an article they published, the comic was seen learning his lines on a Cardiff bound train heading to the Doctor Who set.
The article states that Corden is a huge Doctor Who fan and jumped at the chance to appear in the series.
No details where given on what character or what type of character he might be playing.
Fun was had by all who attended. Podshock crew, Tardis Tara, Eric"Bullit 33", Ian"the6thDoctor"Bisset, Dave "AC" Cooper, Graeme"The2ndDoctor" Sheridan and of Course Thee Presenter, "Mr Podshock" Louis Trapani.
The new trailer promo for the first series of the 11th Doctor starring Matt Smith, series 31, has been released and it continues with the "spin cycle of doom" theme we saw with the publicity image released earlier this week. They do announce "Easter" as the start of the new series at the end of the promo. No, you don't need special glasses to see this, this version is not in 3D.
This Week In Doctor Who
February 20, 2010 - Vol 13, No 7
The weekly guide to Doctor Who broadcasts worldwide since 1998.
by Benjamin F. Elliott
Hello again. After an unexpected 1 week hiatus due to two computers being
down at once, TWIDW is back. Hopefully it is legible this time. The Podcast
Um... ahh... not sure this is for me, but I wanted to share:
We are holding a Meet and Greet on the Thursday evening before the convention ("Gallifrey Eve," if you like) at the same hotel. It is at 10pm PST on the 25th of February. It is late enough to allow many of people flying in on Thursday to check into the hotel and get some dinner beforehand. The Meet and Greet is an informal (leave the tux at home) gathering where you will have a chance to come by and say hi, meet the Doctor Who: Podshock hosts, correspondents, and regular contributors to the show. Learn more about our Meet and Greet here. If you plan on meeting up with us there, please RSVP here.
If you are a Podshock Supporting Subscriber and you are going to Gallifrey 21, please let us know if you haven't done so already. In addition to the Meet and Greet, we would like to plan something special to do with supporting subscribers at Gallifrey 21. What that might be, depends on how many will be able to join us. It is because of the support of supporting subscribers we are able to bring you the show and do these events. Please if you haven't done so yet, please consider supporting us by becoming a Podshock Supporting Subscriber. It doesn't cost much and it means so much to us.
The Actor George Waring Died on Monday 15th Febuary fice days short of his 85th Birthday.
He was Known to Classic fans through the Partick Troughton Era Story, The Ice Warriors where he played the Scientist Arden, who Discovers an Ice Warrior burried in the Ice and unfortunately becomes the Warrior's first Victim. The Ice Warriors Story is as of yet not Available on DVD but is probibly obtainable through your Favourite Auction House on VHS.
News has filtered through Galifrey Base News room that the Winner of the Design a Console for the Tardis Competition, has Been anounced. The Winner In the 11-12 year olds Susannah, Had her Console chosen as the over all winner. Which apparently will be seen in Episode 7 of the New Season.
Further news can be found through the link below.
The new Series of Doctor Who is reported now to Start in April, and to that a new Trailer will be shown on the BBC on Saturday the 20th of Feb. This Information was released through thier usual Source of Premier PR. Any of you UK based Podshock listners can join us on Saturday in Second Life for the Seasonal meet up, and possibly let us know what you think of the new Trailer. I'll be there in my Tardis Tartan kilt, SL name of Sirius Silvecloud. See you there.
The Website UKTV is holding an Alien Invasion Week at the Moment. To which They have put up an New Online Torchwood Comic. Also available is an older very Stilized Torchwood comic too.
Also available is an Interview with John Barrowman, And links to The Upcomming Re-showing of Torchwood: Children of Earth staring Monday the 15th at 9pm on Sky Channel 109 and Virgin Media Channel 124. Also being shown on the Same Channels is the Doctor Who TV Movie Staring Slyvester McCoy, Paul McGann, Daphne Ashbrook and Eric Roberts. And this is being shown Thursday 18th February, at 10.20pm. follow the Link below to get to the UKTV website. http://uktv.co.uk/watch/homepage/sid/7305
"I'm not suprised. They gave up teaching that some two thousand years ago, even on Gallifrey."
Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 183
Running Time: 1:44:12
More from the BBC Radio 4 iPlayer, which we seem to be able to access here in the US!
Front Row, 7.15-7.45pm
Mark Lawson has the verdict on film The Lovely Bones, directed by Peter Jackson and adapted from the novel by Alice Sebold; David Hare talks about his new radio drama Murder in Samarkand, in which David Tennant plays Craig Murray, former ambassador to Uzbekistan, to be broadcast on Radio 4 Saturday 21 February.