Megan Lara: Fine Art & Illustration. Doctor Who stamps mark 50 years of sci-fi series - Arts & Entertainment. Royal Mail stamp features William Hartnell, the first actor to star in Doctor Who.
(Royal Mail/Canadian Press) Doctor Who, the time-travelling science fiction hero of British TV, is to be featured on a stamp from Britain’s Royal Mail. The 11 actors who have played the Time Lord will be featured on a series of stamps beginning in March. Royal Mail said its stamps devoted to Doctor Who are to mark the 50th anniversary of the TV series. The TV series has had several incarnations since it first appeared on the BBC on Nov. 26, 1963. Royal Mail stamp features Matt Smith, the current Time Lord. In addition to the 11 stamps featuring Doctor Who actors, a five stamp miniature sheet will show the TARDIS, the space and time travel machine, usually disguised as a police box. The sheet also brings together stamps featuring four of the doctor's onscreen enemies — a Dalek, an Ood, a Weeping Angel and a Cyberman. The stamps will launch on March 26 2013. Pp7B8AKmBkKm65cL5TtzXw2.png (PNG Image, 500 × 416 pixels) Fifth Doctor Peter Davison Looks Back On 50 Years of Who.
From 1981 to 1984, Peter Davison played the fifth incarnation of the titular hero of Doctor Who, a role he has reprised for more than a decade now in regular audio plays released by Big Finish Productions.
During a panel at New York Comic Con, the actor shared with hundreds of fans his history with the hit sci-fi franchise and his thoughts on the new series. “This is the only [convention] I’ve done in New York,” Davison revealed to the packed room before jumping into his experiences with fans. “When I come to a Who convention, I quite often get given books people have written, stories people have written,” he said. “I got one at a recent convention which turned out to be a kind of Fifty Shades of Grey take on it. Fascinating it was.” “I’ve always loved the fandom,” Davison continued. When asked about his experience with science fiction before he joined Doctor Who, Davison replied, “I did love science fiction, but I’m talking about H.G.
“I can’t see any sign of it ending,” Davison said. Doctor Who's Sonic Screwdriver! Could It Exist?! - Fact or Fictional with Veronica Belmont. Doctor Who Experience. Doctor Who Online. Doctor Who Online - News. Will Brooks’ 50 Year Diary - watching Doctor Who one episode a day from the very start...
Day 461: The Face of Evil, Episode One Dear diary, When I was watching Genesis of the Daleks, I mentioned a work colleague who used to watch Doctor Who back in the 1970s, but only really has a passing interest in the show these days. Every now and then, he asks me how the marathon is going, and I update him as to my whereabouts in the run. I told him the other day that Sarah Jane had just left the TARDIS, and his face completely lit up. Certainly, we’re off to a very good start for the new season. When Series Six was announced as being split in two for transmission in 2011, there was something of an uproar in fandom. The series then took a six-week break before resuming on New Year’s Day with The Face of Evil, and continuing on through to The Talons of Weng-Chiang. So: where do I begin with this one?
He even gets to bring in the Jelly Babies for a few appearances. Big Finish - Doctor Who. A new Doctor Who audio adventure, starring one of the original actors to play the Doctor on television, is released by Big Finish every month in the Main Monthly Range.
Doctors featured in this range are Fifth Doctor Peter Davison, Sixth Doctor Colin Baker, Seventh Doctor Sylvester McCoy and Eighth Doctor Paul McGann. The Companion Chronicles tell stories of the Doctor through the eyes of his most trusted friends, also released on a monthly basis. These adventures focus mainly on the eras of the first three Doctors and feature much loved Doctor Who companions such as Ian Chesterton (William Russell), Sara Kingdom (Jean Marsh), Vicki (Maureen O'Brien) and Jamie (Frazer Hines). In the Lost Stories, Big Finish has unearthed unmade masterpieces from original TV Series and brought them to life at last. We also produce a range of stories for the Fourth Doctor as played by Tom Baker, with his companions Leela (Louise Jameson), Romana (Mary Tamm) and K9 (John Leeson).
Doctor Who - The Official Site. Torchwood - Official Torchwood Children Of Earth site. BBC iPlayer - Doctor Who: Doctor Who: Orbis: Episode 1. DW/TW.