Postponed from its original date in March 2020 by COVID, The Doctor Who Appreciation Society and The Whoovers, in partnership with the family of writer Terrance Dicks, will be staging a special event, Terrance Dicks – A Celebration, at London’s Riverside Studios in October.
A one day celebration of the inspirational writer and editor Terrance Dicks, this one day event will take place on Sunday 2nd October 2022 at Riverside Studios, Queen Caroline Street, Hammersmith, London.
The event is to raise funds for Save The Children which, for many years, was Terrance’s chosen charity (and as such, a DWAS members discount is not available on this occasion).
Confirmed guests so far, with more to come are actor, writer and Big Finish director and producer Nicholas Briggs; writer Paul Cornell; editor Peter Darvill-Evans; actor Prentis Hancock; Marcus Hearn, editor of Doctor Who Magazine; author and editor Nigel Robinson, Edward Russell, Emma Reeves; writer Robert Shearman; Michael Stevens, Commissioning Editor for BBC Audio’s Doctor Who range; and the very first recipient of the Society’s “Terrance Dicks Award for Writers”, Gary Russell.
Autographs will be available to purchase on the day, there will also be a photo studio run by TTL Productions.
• Terrance Dicks – A Celebration, Riverside Studios, Queen Caroline Street, Hammersmith, London | Doors open at 1000 hrs with the event running 11.00am – 5.00pm – 1700 hrs. Sunday 2nd October 2022 | Tickets are £40 each (plus booking fee) | Book your tickets at EventBrite
Please note that all guests appear subject to personal and professional commitments. All tickets are non-refundable. Every aspect of the event is advertised in good faith, but circumstances outside of our control may affect it
The founder of downthetubes, which he established in 1998. John works as a comics and magazine editor, writer, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. He is currently editor of Star Trek Explorer, published by Titan – his third tour of duty on the title originally titled Star Trek Magazine.
Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Babylon 5 Magazine, and more. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War” and “Dan Dare”.
He’s the writer of “Pilgrim: Secrets and Lies” for B7 Comics; “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood.