In the lead up to the Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre this Saturday the Fifth Doctor, Peter Davison, appeared on radio station 4BC’s Breakfast Programme. Davison is the host of the event which features the Queensland Symphony Orchestra performing the music of Doctor Who’s composer, Murray Gold. Clips from both the current and classic series of Who will be presented on a big screen, whilst Daleks, Cybermen and assorted monsters will meander through the crowd.
You can listen to Davison’s enlightening interview here and view the promotional video for the Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular below. Tickets for the event on Saturday 8 February at 7.30 p.m. are available through Ticketek.
©Vivien Fleming, 2014.
BBC Worldwide has today announced that a Doctor Who Pop-Up Shop will open in Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley this Saturday, 8 October, at 9.00 a.m. To celebrate its opening fans are encouraged to attend in costume, with a small prize to be awarded for the first 20 fans arriving in cosplay.
Doctor Who fans in cosplay outside of a Doctor Who Pop-Up Shop
BBC Worldwide is promising that the shop will stock a large array of Doctor Who merchandise not currently available in Australian stores including the Who Home Range and women’s apparel from the American designers Her Universe. A limited number of the silver collectable coins, pressed by the Perth Mint, will also be available for sale. These 1oz silver proof coins are currently listed as unavailable on the Perth Mint website, where their retail price is listed as $115.00.
Together with the usual range of BBC Doctor Who merchandise, the shop will also have a TARDIS and a K-9. For further details you can read BBC Worldwide’s press release here.
A Doctor Who Pop-Up Shop
©Vivien Fleming, 2013.