Next weekend (November 10 & 11) sees the Dimensions 2007 Doctor Who convention taking place at the Holiday Inn in Washington, near Sunderland in the North East of England.
Sadly this year due to the change of location and it’s relative remoteness, none of the Kasterborous team will be in attendance (unless I get free tickets) but don’t let that put you off – it looks to be a top gig, with Sixth Doctor Colin Baker and Peri Brown actress Nicola Bryant in attendance, as well as everyone’s favourite suburban alien buster, Sarah Jane Smith herself, Elisabeth Sladen!
Also scheduled to appear are K9 himself, John Leeson, Anthony Stewart Head, best known for his roles in Buffy the Vampire SLayer, Gold Blend coffee commercials, Little Britain and of course the last Doctor Who adventure Sarah Jane appeared in School Reunion. As if that wasn’t enough, Graham Cole – best known as a stalwart of ITV drama The Bill and regular monster man in the 1980s is set to be on hand to deal with any lightsaber wielding characters, and to top it all off, bonkers naked-with-a-Dalek uber-showbiz blond bombshell Katy Manning – the Third Doctor’s very own Jo Grant – is also invited!
Other guests include: Lynda Bellingham (The Inquisitor), Michael Jayston (The Valeyard), John Levene (SGT Benson), Angela Bruce (Brigadier Bambera),
Glen McCoy (Timelash), & Gary Russell (BBC Author and series script editor)
Dimensions is organised by Tenth Planet, and their very own Derek Hambly promised plenty to keep the show’s new generation of fans entertained.
“We will have a photo stall, where people can have their pictures taken with the actors, and there will be Daleks and Cybermen walking around, as well as other activities for the kids.”
(Well, it says “plenty” here…)
Tickets can be purchased from the dedicated website at Tenth Planet.
If you’re going, have a great time!