Tagged Vworp 3

Phil Collinson at Corriefest

Coming to Manchester’s The Lass O’Gowrie pub in December is Corriefest – a special event to mark 50 years of the popular ITV soap opera. So what the hell are we doing giving it coverage on Kasterborous? Well, it’s simple: The Lass O’Gowrie is delighted to announce that their first guest for Corriefest is none…

Hines On Tour!

Frazer Hines, known in the Whoniverse for portraying the kilted Troughton companion Jamie McCrimmon, will be traveling around the UK for the rest of the year to talk about his career. Expect to hear stories about Michael York, Michael Caine, Omar Sharif, and Charlie Chaplin, likely in addition to a few superb tales from the…

Vworp 3 – a Recollection

Back in July, I travelled to Manchester to take part in Vworp 3, the latest Doctor Who “mini-con” to take place at the Lass O’Gowrie pub. The third event in a series of “pubcons”, Vworp 3 followed Vworp 2 – NovelCon in October 2009 and Vworp 1 in 2008. Each of the previous events had…

Rob Shearman @ Vworp 3

Among the guests at this weekend’s Vworp 3 is Rob Shearman, the man who wrote 2005’s Dalek and a regular contributor to the Big Finish range over the years. Shearman has been pretty successful as a script writer for Big Finish, with The Holy Terror, The Chimes of Midnight and Jubilee all winning awards in Doctor Who…

Robert Shearman

TV episode and Big Finish writer Robert Shearman is responsible for one of the most memorable episodes of the last 5 years – Dalek reinvigorated the space fascists and repositioned them as a true force to be reckoned with in the Doctor Who universe. We spoke to Robert recently about some of his best known…

Graeme Harper @ Vworp 3

Highly respected director Graeme Harper is among the guests at Vworp 3 this weekend, where he will be regaling the audience with stories of his 6 favourite moments in Doctor Who. After moving into directing following a career as a child actor via production assistant on Doctor Who, Harper has built an impressive list of Doctor Who…

Chris Achilleos @ Vworp 3

Among the guests at this Sunday’s Vworp 3 PubCon mini-convention is Chris Achilleos, the popular Doctor Who illustrator. During a long career, Achilleos has had work appear in Heavy Metal and Radio Times magazines, but is best known to Doctor Who fans for the amazing, striking and enduring images that appeared on the covers of the…

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