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Utopia 2010 Details

Taking place at Heythrop Park Hotel (Enstone, Oxfordshire) on the weekend of 15th/16th May 2010, the Utopia Doctor Who convention has a superb lineup, featuring guests from the classic and modern series, classic companions and workshops.

Guests include:

Utopia 2010 Doctor Who conventionClassic Series Companions: Jean Marsh (Sara Kingdom), Deborah Watling (Victoria Waterfield) and Nicola Bryant (Peri Brown).

New Series Guests: David Atkins (Time of the Angels), James Albrecht (The Victory of the Daleks), Chook Sibtain (The Waters of Mars), Gemma Chan (The Waters of Mars), Michael Goldsmith (The Waters of Mars), Daniel King (The Unicorn & The Wasp), Paul Richard Biggin (Turn Left) and Anthony Lewis (Torchwood: To the Last Man).

Classic Series Guests: Waris Hussein (Director), Zienia Merton (Marco Polo), Victor Pemberton (Script Writer) and David Spenser (The Abominable Snowmen).

Big Finish: David Richardson, Paul Finch, Lisa Bowerman, Jon Banks, Alex Mallinson and John Ainsworth.

Further guests To Be Announced

Along with guests, Utopia 2010 also includes Panels & Big Screen Presentations, Free Workshops & Backstage Passes, Photo Studio, Evening Entertainment & Disco, Dealers and Autograph Sessions.

Workshops include:

Anatomy of a Scene: David Richardson, Paul Finch and John Ainsworth discuss how TV script sequences were adapted for audio for the ‘The Lost Stories’.

Evolution of a Scene: John Ainsworth & Lisa Bowerman demonstrate how a scene develops from recorded takes to the final version – using the Bernice Summerfield audios as an example.

Designing the Covers: with Big Finish cover designer Alex Mallinson.

Further Workshops to be Announced

Autograph Policy:

Each ticket include TWO free autographs per guests, if you require any further autographs they are available to purchase at only £5 each.

Weekend Tickets cost £70 (Child £40). Day tickets available.

Accommodation starts from £62 a night including evening meal and breakfast.

To book visit www.utopiaevent.co.uk or call 024 7626 5129.

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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