Conventions Update

News now of a couple of Doctor Who conventions are taking place in the UK in the New Year – The Exterminators and Fifth Element.

The Exterminators

Taking place Sunday, 10th January at the George IV Public House & Comedy Club, Chiswick, The Exterminators mini convention features Doctor Who guest stars from the classic series.

Although the event is now sold out, the organizers are offering all attendees the chance to get a 10×8″ signed print of former Fifth Doctor companion Mark Strickson. The Vislor Turlough actor is soon to be working in Singapore for the forseeable future, so this is a great opportunity to get his signature. While Strickson won’t be attending, the signed photo will be available by mail order – visit for more.

Sarah Sutton - companion Nyssa to the Fourth and Fifth Doctors - will be at Fifth ElementFifth Element

New guests have been announced for this Fifth Doctor themed event:

Sarah Sutton (Companion)
Lynda Baron (Captain Wrack, Enlightenment)
Clare Clifford (Kyle, Earthshock)
Tara Ward (Preston, Warriors of the Deep)
Roger Limb (Composer for the Radiophonic Workshop)

Also set to appear are:

Ingrid Pitt (Solow, Warriors of the Deep)
Liza Goddard (Kari, Terminus)
Andrew Boxer (Robin, Arc of Infinty)
Alistair Cumming (Colin, Arc of Infinty)

Taking place at the George IV Public House & Comedy Club, Chiswick on Sunday, 10th February 2010, ticksts are £30 per person and doors open 11am – visit for more.

Christian Cawley

A long-term Doctor Who fan, Christian grew up watching the show and has early memories of the Graham Williams era. His favourite stories are Inferno, The Seeds of Doom and Human Nature (although The Empty Child, Blink and Utopia all come close). When he’s not bossing around the news team, Christian is a freelance writer specialising in mobile technology and domestic computing, and enjoys classic rock, cooking and spending time in the countryside with his wife and young children. You can find him on Twitter, Facebook and Google+.

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