The ABC has announced a brand new panel show to accompany Doctor Who on Sunday nights – and Australian fans are invited to join in the fun! To be broadcast following each episode of Series 10, Whovians will see Doctor Who enthusiast Rove McManus and his team of superfans dissect the world of our favourite Time Lord. As well as unpacking the most recent episode, the team will also go back in time to analyse, critique and unravel the mysteries of the series. Rove will be joined by other self-confessed Doctor Who superfans Tegan Higginbotham, Adam Richard and Steven ‘Bajo’ … Continue reading
It has been confirmed that the series 10 opener “The Pilot” will be getting a cinema release. Sharmill Films who has previously brought The Power of the Daleks and Deep Breath to the cinema, is releasing the episode at select cinemas on the 16th of April for two days. The special release will also have the bonus feature “Becoming the companion”. Cinema-goers will also get an exclusive chance to travel with Pearl from the London stage through the doors of the TARDIS to a once-in-a-lifetime role, or as Pearl says “the most insane thing that’s ever happened to me.” Featuring exclusive … Continue reading
If you’re looking for something to do this Sunday, why not come along to Penrith Collectormania! It’s arguably the biggest toy fair in NSW. The DWCA will have an stall there and we’re selling all the latest and greatest merchandise including: The Power of the Daleks and The Return of Doctor Mysterio on DVD/Blu-ray, The Star Men and The Torchwood Archive on audio, and a whole load of graphic novels (including the very special Four Doctors!). For more information, please click on our event here. Hope to see you there!
Overnight a new trailer for series 10 has dropped. Along with a new publicity photo and the episode title for episode one! Episode one is now confirmed to be called “The Pilot” as opposed to the previously believed title “A Star in her eye”. Doctor Who Series 10 is due out in the UK on the 15th of April. UPDATE: ABC TV confirms the airdate to be 16th of April! Until then, enjoy the new series 10 trailer below!
The first issue of Data Extract magazine for 2017 is hot off the presses and it’s on its way to members. The issue features all the latest news, stories on how the first three actors who played the Doctor were influenced by World War 2 and some amazing artwork! If you’re after a subscription to the magazine and all the benefits that come with being a DWCA member, why not join the club! For more information on this, please visit: http://dwca.org.au/membership/
Overnight the BBC have announced the return of a return of a villain not seen in the show for over fifty years. The Mondasian version of the Cybermen were the first version of the Cybermen to appear in Doctor Who back in the classic story – The Tenth Planet. The Cybermen will feature in the final two episodes of series 10. Want to check out their first appearance in Doctor Who? Why not buy the Tenth Planet on DVD and be up to date before their reappearance in the show! For more information click here to visit the DWCA … Continue reading
The DWCA is excited to present our first publication of 2017: the launch of our new yearbook, Zerinza. Zerinza Volume One celebrates 40 years of the DWCA and features interviews with and articles by every past President from across the club’s entire history. It also celebrates text Who, 2016 having been a year with less content on TV and more on book shelves. This includes an exclusive interview with Doctor Who actor and Second Doctor son Michael Troughton, who discusses writing his father’s biography. David J Howe talks about co-writing Jon Pertwee’s final memoir, Colin West remembers illustrating Tom Baker’s … Continue reading
We’re still reeling from the news that Peter Capaldi will be leaving the role of the Doctor at the end of this year. As fans, we now begin the process of grieving the loss of a Doctor whilst also looking forward to seeing who will step into Capaldi’s shoes and take the show in an exciting new direction. Chris Chibnall, and the powers that be at the BBC, face the daunting task of deciding who the Thirteenth Doctor will be. Because we’re fans, we’ve made a list. A list of what sort of actor could fill the role – but … Continue reading
The DWCA is delighted to announce a special guest for our Inner Sydney Tavern night on Friday 3 March – British actor Richard Unwin. Richard is a huge Doctor Who fan and has been lucky enough to lend his voice to four audio dramas with Big Finish Productions – Doctor Who: Three’s Company (as Vidler), Bernice Summerfield: The Kingdom of the Blind (as the Monoids), and Gallifrey: Appropriation and Fractures (as Tooz). He’s coming to Australia with the play ‘The Chemsex Monologues’, which is playing in Adelaide and Sydney during March. Richard will be taking part in … Continue reading