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Regenerations Panel - Does Age Matter for the Role of The Doctor? [VIDEO]

A video from a panel discussion at the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Celebration event consisting of former actors to play the part of the Doctor, Tom Baker, Peter Davison, Colin Baker, and Sylvester McCoy on the topic of if age matters for the actor playing the part.

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Now THIS Is How You Do An Anniversary Special - Doctor Who: The Five(ish) Doctors [VIDEO]

The Five(ish) Doctors

If you only watched ‘An Adventure in Space and Time’ and ‘The Day of the Doctor’ anniversary special as part of your 50th anniversary of Doctor Who celebrations, then you're missing out. ‘The Five(ish) Doctors’ is thirty minutes of fun and delight spearheaded by Peter Davison which chronicles some of the past actors who played the Doctor in their efforts in being included in the Doctor Who 50th anniversary special. It’s a real treat for long time fans, that also offers up some delights for new fans. The video is embedded below.

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Sylvester McCoy is OUR Doctor this November 8-10th at L.I. Who!

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Sylvester McCoy is OUR Doctor this November 8-10th at L.I. Who! 
The Seventh Doctor himself and the star of The Hobbit makes his return to Long Island for the first time since 1999. 

He joins previously announced L.I. Who guests Daphne Ashbrook, Frazer Hines, and Ian McNeice. Tickets are on sale now.

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The Doctor regenerates on the way to Icon 31, rare Paul McGann appearance in New York

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An unexpected change in the filming schedule for The Hobbit  means that Sylvester McCoy will no longer be able to attend for I-CON 31. But Icon quickly announced that Paul McGann will be joining them instead.

This is a very rare appearance by the actor that portrays the Eighth Doctor on screen and in the Big Finish audio adventures. He joins previously annouced guest and co-star Daphne Ashbrook.

There is a video message on YouTube explaining the change:

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Torchwood's Nana Visitor joins half a dozen Doctor Who related guests at Icon 31

Nana Visitor played Olivia Colasanto in Torchwood: Miracle Day, but is known best for portraying Kira Nerys in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine for seven years. She joins Sylvester McCoy, Daphne Ashbrook, Frazer Hines, Colin Spaull, and Steve Gostelow at Icon 31 this March.

Jeremy Bulloch is also scheduled to attend. Known most famously for portraying Boba Fett in the Star Wars saga, he also guest stars in the William Hartnell story "The Space Museum" and Jon Pertwee's "The Time Warrior". 

Icon 31 will be held March 30, 31, April 1st 2012 at the State University of New York at Stonybrook. Details can be found at www.iconsf.org

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I-CON 31 Announces Sylvester McCoy, Daphne Ashbrook, and Sarah Douglas in first wave of guests

In their first round of major guests, ICON Science Fiction announced the addition of Sylvester McCoyDaphne Ashbrook, and Sarah Douglas for I-CON 31 in the spring of 2012.  I-CON 31 will be held on the campus of Stonybrook University in New York the weekend of March 30, 31, and April 1st 2012.  Doctor Who: Podshock and the Gallifreyan Embassy have a long history with I-Con.

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31 Portraits in 31 Days

Wow - what a cool series of portraits, and they can be yours!  An amazing group including Paul McGann, Sheridan Smith, John Simm, Catherine Tate, Richard E. Grant, Mark Gatiss, Noel Clark, Benedict Cumberbatch, Tim Pigott-Smith, Sylvester McCoy, Michelle Ryan and David Morrissey:

http://www.31thirtyone.com/portraits/

This is all for charity too.  Win-win (see below:).

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My New Costume Revealed in the Latest Sonic Newsdriver

The moment you all been waiting for… I reveal my new costume for The Sonic Newsdriver in this latest episode released today. That and other fashion news of the Doctor Who world are covered as well as some non-fashion related DW news.

Sonic Newsdriver (26 October 2010) -

The Sonic Newsdriver 20101026
Selected Doctor Who related news delivered sonically.
For Earth-date: Tuesday, the 26th of Oct. 2010

Doctor Who related news covering Death of the Doctor, Better Late Than Never, It May Be A Mystery To You, We Will Rock Children in Need, Happy Anniversary Frazer, Fashion - Turn to the Left, Fashion - Turn to the Right, and much more!

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Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 221

"Our lives are different to anybody else's. That's the exciting thing, that nobody in the universe can do what we're doing."

Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 221
Running Time: 1:25:46

We interview Deborah Watling (Victoria Waterfield) and director Graeme Harper, plus 2011 will bring 2 series of Doctor Who instead of 1 but no Daleks, Sylvester McCoy in The Hobbit, Live coverage from Doctor Who: Podshock's 5th anniversary celebration with Lewis Bailey (The Happiness Patrol Podcast) and Terry Lighfoot (The DirtyWhoers podcast), Gallifrey update and convention reports, Tom Baker returns again as the 4th Doctor, and more.

Hosted by Louis Trapani ( @LouisTrapani ), Ken Deep ( @kendeep ), and James Naughton ( @JamesNaughton ).

Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 215

"I see, you're one of those boring maniacs who's going to gloat. Are you going to tell me your plan for running the universe?"

Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 215
Running Time: 1:41:54

Doctor Who: Robots of Death reviewed, Joshua Lou Friedman is back with us talking about his latest film project Bulla and his trip to the UK, Tara Wheeler reports in from San Diego Comic Con, Congratulations to Robin Dal Pozzo McVay, news, and more!

Hosted by Louis Trapani, Ken Deep, James Naughton, and Joshua Lou Friedman.

Jon Pertwee, Sylvester McCoy, John Nathan-Turner, and Gallifreyan Embassy on 1987 WLIW Pledge Drive

In honour of Sylvester McCoy returning to New York this month and the 25th anniversary of the Gallifreyan Embassy, we present you with this cut-down video of a WLIW pledge drive break from August 1987. At the time, like today, we had a new Doctor, the 7th Doctor, Sylvester McCoy, he along with the late Jon Pertwee and John Nathan-Turner, the then producer of Doctor Who are included in a pre-recorded interview segment in this 5th break of WLIW's Doctor Who marathon of The War Games. Eric Luskin of NJN conducts the interview.

Seen in this video among the Gallifreyan Embassy members volunteering is Ken Deep, and Louis Trapani of Doctor Who: Podshock, along with Tim Grogan, Beth Treckman, Pete "Bug" ReinertPJ, "The Anti-Doctor", Monique, and others.

Sylvester McCoy Will Be Back in New York in May

For the first time in more than a decade, Sylvester McCoy (the 7th Doctor from 1987-1989 and the 1996 TV movie) will be appearing at a New York event. On Sunday, the 16th of May 2010, Sylvester returns to New York for a Who York event at Cafe 50 (in Manhattan) starting at 6:30pm. 

To our understanding the event is already sold out. Tickets were only $20 each. There may be some available the door, but contact Who York (http://whoyork.com) ahead of time to be sure. In addition, Sylvester will be signing items (yours or one picked up at the event) for $20.

Sylvester McCoy and Shaun Lyon

Sylvester McCoy and Shaun Lyon

Sylvester McCoy (left) and Shaun Lyon (right) at Gallifrey 19 in February 2008.

Photo by Louis Trapani

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Who York Event 3 - The 7th Doctor in NYC! Sunday May 16th, 2010

 

Who York

I can finally announce our 3rd Who York event! We will be welcoming none other than the 7th Doctor - Sylvester McCoy - to NYC at Cafe 50 West on Sunday May 16, 2010 from 6.30pm. 

Sylvester played the Doctor on BBC1 from 1987-1989 and reprised the role in the 1996 TV movie, when he regenerated into the 8th Doctor, played by Paul McGann! Sylvester is a fabulous entertainer and always full of wonderful stories, so the evening should be a lot of fun! We'll have interviews, signings and more!

Tickets are $20 and are available now at http://whoyork.com. Sylvester will also be signing, your item or ours, for $20.

Hope to see you there!

The Who York Team

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