Doctor Who convention comes to Derby

doctor whoThe  fifth annual convention for fans of Doctor Who – Whooverville 5 – is this year celebrating 50 years of the TV series and will take place at QUAD in Derby on August 31.

Whooverville is the East Midlands’ biggest annual get-together to fans of the BBC TV series ‘Doctor Who’.

Organised by Derby’s local Doctor Who group, the Whoovers, one of the most popular fan groups in the UK, Whooverville is a day of fun for all ages.

Whooverville event is a chance to have your photo taken with the Tardis, catch up on gossip from the latest series, purchase new and classic merchandise, take part in a Doctor Who pod-cast, add to the autograph album and meet some of the people from in front of and behind the camera.

Special guests confirmed for this years’ event include: Actor Anneke Wills (second Doctor Companion Polly); Actor Annette Badland (Margaret Blaine aka Blon…Slitheen, ninth Doctor); Director Graeme Harper (The Caves Of Androzani and Journey’s End plus many more); Writer and Script Editor Andrew Cartmel (seventh Doctor era); Actor Simon Fischer-Becker (Dorium, 12th Doctor era); Actor Lisa Bowerman (Karra in Survival – the last Classic Series serial, Bernice Summerfield) and Actor David Gooderson (Davros in Destiny Of The Daleks).

Whooverville 5 takes place from 10am until 5pm and tickets are  £40 and £25 for concessions.

For more information or to book, please call QUAD Box office on: (01332) 290606 or go to: http://www.derbyquad.co.uk/special-event/whooverville-5

Check for further information and updates on the Whoovers official website: http://www.whoovers.org.uk/whooverville/whooverville.html