Daleks on parade at Capitol IV, led by actor Terry Molloy on the left. Photo: Ian Wheeler

In Review: Doctor Who Appreciation Society – Capitol IV

John Freeman provided us with his insights into attending the Doctor Who Appreciation Society’s Capitol IV convention, as a guest, earlier in the week. I thought it would be a nice contrast to offer a few of my own observations, from the point of view of an attendee. (By way of a disclaimer, I wasContinue reading In Review: Doctor Who Appreciation Society – Capitol IV

A Dalek on patrol during Capitol IV

Two Days back with Doctor Who – A Guest’s Eye View of Capitol IV

Doctor Who may be a worldwide phenomenon unlike any other today, but back in the 1970s, its fandom was small, although growing, and one organisation, the Doctor Who Appreciation Society, was at the forefront of celebrating the BBC’s best-known science fiction hero. it’s still going today and it was a delight to be a guestContinue reading Two Days back with Doctor Who – A Guest’s Eye View of Capitol IV

Peter Capaldi’s own art features in Doctor Who Appreciation Society charity auction 

The Doctor Who Appreciation Society‘s latest charity auction is now open, and includes some great items donated by Peter Capaldi, including his own copy of the original readthrough script for ‘Listen’ (with annotations!).  The Society also have some signed merchandise and some other DWAS products to buy rather than bid on.  The whole auction isContinue reading Peter Capaldi’s own art features in Doctor Who Appreciation Society charity auction 

Cosmic Masque III - Cover

New Doctor Who adventures and more in latest free Cosmic Masque digizine

Hot on the heels of the release of the Doctor Who Appreciation Society’s free to view Celestial Toyroom 2017 Annual, they’ve just published Cosmic Masque III – 96 pages of magazine all about being a fan of the long-running SF TV show. Edited by Grant Bull and downthetubes very own Ian Wheeler, with layout by NickContinue reading New Doctor Who adventures and more in latest free Cosmic Masque digizine

Celestial Toyroom Annual 2017 - Cover

Seventh Doctor in the Spotlight in free Celestial Toyroom Annual

The Doctor Who Appreciation Society has just published the Celestial Toyroom Annual 2017 as a free digital download, spotlighting the era of the Seventh Doctor, played by Sylvester McCoy. Released as a “Christmas present to everyone” as part of the Society’s 40th Anniversary year, wrapped in a cover by Simon A. Brett, it’s been put together byContinue reading Seventh Doctor in the Spotlight in free Celestial Toyroom Annual