Doctor Who Tour News

Doctor Who and Amy PondDoctor Who stars Matt Smith and Karen Gillan descended on Salford this week as part of their tour of the UK with the BBC Outreach bus.

As well as Gillan’s home town of Inverness, Belfast, Sunderland and Salford have all been visited by the Eleventh Doctor, Amy Pond and a copy of The Eleventh Hour, with Smith’s home town of Northampton last on the list (where the actor played football with his former PE teacher and was made very welcome by adoring schoolchildren).

Salford’s Lowry Theatre was the location for the North West preview screening of the next episode of Doctor Who.

“It’s great to be in Salford where we have had an amazing reception.

“I wouldn’t have expected anything less from the kids here.” He described his role as the ‘coolest job in the world’.

Meanwhile visiting the BBC Official Doctor Who website will reveal details from the “Doctor Who Tour”, with blog entries from Day One, Day Two (with news of the new title sequence) and Day Three.

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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