The ‘Splendid Chaps’ year-long celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of ‘Doctor Who’ continues this weekend. The show will feature actor Toby Truslove (ABC’s Laid, Outland, The Strange Calls) and cultural theorist Dr Djoymi Baker discussing the second Doctor, Patrick Troughton, and the notion of “evil” in Doctor Who. Is it absolute? Are there cosmic forces [...]
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The guest list for the ‘Lords of Time’ convention continues to increase, as does the events within it. Joining Sylvester McCoy, Peter Davison, Colin Baker and Paul McGann will be John Leeson, Frazer Hines, Nicholas Briggs, Janet Fielding and Alexandra Tynan! There has never been anything resembling that many ‘Doctor Who’ guests at an Australian [...]
The DWCV will be returning to this year’s Australia Day People’s March in Melbourne, with a big increase in numbers and a variety of characters represented. Look for us as group #38, just behind the Melbourne Costume Group, and two ahead of the Star Wars Costuming Community. The parade heads down Swanston Walk from 11am, [...]
It’s the big day of the year — we start at 10am at Northcote Town Hall and have a full day of panels, games, competitions, and videos. Do you have what it takes to win the Doctor Who version of Spicks and Specks? Discuss the history of Who comics and (of course!) Christmas specials. See [...]
Tomorrow we meet again at Northcote Town Hall, with comedic video compilations, fun creating models, discussion of the recently-completed series 7, and our panel/competition to determine the best stories of all time (a couple months ago we determined the worst ever, which was great fun). The meeting starts at 1pm.
The latest issue (N.002) of Sonic Screwdriver has been mailed to all members today. Includes the latest show, club, and merchandise news, detailed reviews of two of the biggest pieces of merchandise ever available (“It’s a TARDIS. I have a TARDIS now. TARDISs are cool.”), a defence of Twin Dilemma following its slamming at our [...]
Welcome to the new club website — we promise to keep it more up to date than the old one! Special thanks to Kristen Killgour for the design. Things you probably want to do straight away are subscribe to our news feed (see the ‘subscribe’ links to the left) and to the meetings calendar (look [...]