Friday, 1 November 2013

Doctor Who Celebration: Peter Davison & Classic Companions Join

The special Doctor Who Celebration at the ExCel in London is just three weeks away - and BBC Worldwide have announced over forty new guests to the special weekend celebration including the Fifth Doctor, Peter Davison, plus details of a special screening of the 50th anniversary special, The Day of the Doctor.

Peter Davison joins Tom Baker, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy and Matt Smith as another Doctor to attend the convention. Other new guests include original companions Carole Ann Ford (Susan) and William Russell (Ian), and director of the very first story - An Unearthly Child - Waris Hussein.

BBC Worldwide have also announced the long-awaited news of a screening of The Day of the Doctor at the Celebration - there will be a free 2D screening of the anniversary special (however, availability will be limited and seats will only be available on a first-come-first-served basis), simulcast with the global TV and cinema airings, for guests at the celebration on Saturday 23rd November. Further details will be sent soon via email to those who are going to the celebration on the Saturday.

The list of the guests that have recently joined the Celebration is as follows: (the list does not include those who joined previously)
Friday 22nd November: Waris Hussein, Anneke Wills, Kate O'Mara, Richard Franklin, Matthew Waterhouse, Sarah Sutton, Terry Molloy, Gabriel Woolf, Barry Newbery, Michael Ferguson, Fiona Walker, Fiona Cumming and Ian Fraser. 
Saturday 23rd November: Janet Fielding, Louise Jameson, Yee Jee Tso, Katy Manning, Carole Ann Ford, Geoffrey Beevers, Frazer Hines, William Russell, Nicola Bryant, Deborah Watling, Sophie Aldred, Daphne Ashbrook, David Collings, Terrance Dicks, and June Hudson. 
Sunday 24th November: Peter Purves, Mark Strickson, Bonnie Langford, John Leeson, Lalla Ward, Wendy Padbury, Maureen O'Brien, Michael Kilgarriff, Julian Glover, Stephen Thorne, David Graham, Donald Tosh, Anthony Read, Andrew Morgan and Andrew Cartmel.
[Source: Doctor Who Online]