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Doctor Who: Seven’s Era

Wallowing in Our Own Weltschmerz: An Auton Guide to the Stories Behind the Stories of the Seventh Doctor is a new book in which the tales of the Seventh Doctor, Sylvester McCoy, are scrutinized and thoroughly examined. The book is offered in a selection of two different covers and is to be released on August…

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Doctor Who Con Kasterborous Last Weekend

The Huntsville, Alabama-based Con Kasterborous was held this past weekend, with great fun had by fans of all ages. Guest of honor Sylvester McCoy – known to Doctor Who fans as the Seventh Doctor – delighted the crowd assembled for his hour-long panel by playing the spoons, an act well-known to his fans, as he…

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Doctor Who: Con Kasterborous Convention Kicks Off This Weekend

Doctor Who convention Con Kasterborous is a fairly new convention, operating out of Huntsville, Alabama, but it’s getting bigger, with between 1,500 and 2,000 people expected to attend this weekend. That may be due to the fact that Sylvester McCoy, the Seventh Doctor himself, will be in attendance at the con, which is held this…

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Production Begins on ‘The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot’ Sequel

Former Doctor Paul McGann has revealed that a sequel to the hilarious The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot is in the works. The Withnail and I actor, who himself made a brief cameo appearance in the popular comedy short, was speaking yesterday at an event for the Cambridge Union Society, where he also claimed the BBC had ‘missed a…

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Doctor Who: Major Character Returning for Series 8?

WARNING: This article contains major potential spoilers for Series 8 of Doctor Who. If you don’t want to be spoiled, click away now! At Newcastle Film and Comic Con recently, Seventh Doctor Sylvester McCoy seemed to drop a huge spoiler concerning a major returning character for Series 8. Visitors to the panel which McCoy was…

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Doctor Who Stars Spotted Protesting At The Television Centre

In slightly surreal scenes at London’s BBC Television Centre this morning (September 9th) Doctor Who stars Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy and allegedly John Barrowman were spotted waving placards in an apparent attempt to express their discontent over their exclusion from November’s 50th Anniversary special episode. Their placards (seen below) proclaimed: “Have a heart,…

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Happy 70th Birthday, Sylvester McCoy!

Sylvester McCoy, who played the Seventh Doctor between 1987 and 1989, turns 70 years old today. McCoy picked up the role from Colin Baker, and debuted in 1987’s Time and the Rani. McCoy played a darker, more manipulative version of the Doctor between 1987 and 1989, concluding with the final classic era story, Survival. However,…

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Big Finish 50th Anniversary Special Now Available To Pre-Order

Big Finish Productions are now taking pre-orders for their special 50th Anniversary multi-Doctor story, which will see the Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh and Eighth Doctors all come together for the first time in the audio adventure. ‘The Light At The End’ will see them joined by companions Leela, Nyssa, Peri, Ace and Charley to try…

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Sylvester McCoy Not Involved In Doctor Who’s 50th Anniversary

Sylvester McCoy, who played the Seventh Doctor, has claimed that he won’t be in the 50th anniversary episode of Doctor Who in an interview with Den of Geek. When Den of Geek asked if fans should expect him to appear as the Doctor in the special he answered: “No! Somebody mentioned something that the BBC…

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Pointless Celebrities Doctor Who Special Tonight

Just a quick reminder that a Doctor Who edition of Pointless Celebrities will be broadcast tonight at 7:00pm on BBC One and BBC One HD. The show will feature four pairs of Doctor Who stars competing against each other to win the Pointless Trophy. The pairs are as follows: The seventh Doctor team of Sylvester McCoy and…

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