Torchwood to Twitch

Building on the momentum of classic Doctor Who streaming on Twitch, it has been confirmed that Torchwood will also be coming to the platform. For information about Doctor Who on Twitch, please visit our original post – here. As of the time of posting, the platform is about to conclude its stream of the Fifth Doctor’s era. From Monday the 16th of July, 3am AEST, relive all the adventures of Owen, Ianto, Tosh, Gwen and of course, Captain Jack. Each week will showcase a different season, with each season starting at 3am every Monday for the next four weeks.   … Continue reading

6 screenwriters we’d like to see in Series 11

With the recent announcement that Segun Akinola will take over as composer for Series 11 of Doctor Who, we’re getting a better idea of the production team that will be helping to bring Jodie Whittaker’s debut series to life. But despite the series having begun filming, there is still no word from the BBC on which writers, apart from showrunner Chris Chibnall, are penning the new season. So we thought we’d suggest our own. Dominic Mitchell Dominic Mitchell is the creator and writer of the supernatural drama In the Flesh, for which he was named Best Writer at the 2014 … Continue reading

From the Archives: Katy Manning at Lords of Time 3

Issue #239 of Data Extract magazine, released last month by the Doctor Who Club of Australia, features a new interview with classic companion actor Katy Manning, conducted at the club’s Look Who’s Talking event earlier this year. DWCA members were absolutely thrilled with the visit from their patron, whose last appearance at an Australian sci-fi event was the Lords of Time 3 convention back in December 2014. Here we present the interview that was conducted at that very convention, republished courtesy of Culture Shock Events. Hi Katy, welcome back to Australia. Australia is so much a part of my heart … Continue reading

Seeking submissions for Data Extract

Are you an aspiring writer who loves Doctor Who? We need you! Our club magazine, Data Extract, runs on submissions from our members, and we are always on the lookout for new contributors. If you write stories, opinion pieces, research articles, poetry, or anything else with a Doctor Who theme, we’d love to have you onboard! Furthermore, we also love to publish fan art by our members, so if you’re an artist of whatever type, don’t hesitate to get in touch. There are no age restrictions on who can contribute, and you do not need any previous experience to have … Continue reading

Segun Akinola to score Series 11

Overnight, the BBC have confirmed that Series 11 will be scored by Segun Akinola. He will also be responsible for making a new version of the iconic Doctor Who theme tune. Segun Akinola, trained at The Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, will take over from Murray Gold. As part of the BAFTA Breakthrough Brit program in 2017, Segun has already been recognised as one of the rising stars among British composers. Segun’s other work includes scoring BBC Two’s landmark four-part series Black and British: A Forgotten History, written and presented by Historian David Olusoga. He also scored Shola Amoo’s debut feature film … Continue reading

Data Extract 239 Released

Issue 239 of Data Extract, the official magazine of the Doctor Who Club of Australia is on its way to members! In this latest issue, we have an comic strip written by Ashley Tuchin, an interview with Club Patron Katy Manning and a special Q&A with the Twelfth Doctor himself, Peter Capaldi! Not to mention all the regular features of DE that you’ve come to know and love! If you’re not already a member, stop missing out on this publication and other fine things the DWCA does, and click here to sign up today! In addition, if you’re attending Sydney … Continue reading

Hines sight for Jamie

IT is more than 50 years since Frazer Hines first donned a kilt, fine-tuned his Scottish accent and met the Doctor – it’s an event that not only continues to influence his life but a lot of other people’s too, and in surprising ways. Hines, 73, is still a Doctor Who fan favourite, touring the world going to conventions and still working – and in fact he will be in Australia this month doing both. He is set to appear at Supanova Sydney from 15-17 June at the Sydney Showground and will appear in Sleeping Beauty – A Knight Avenger’s … Continue reading

Visit the DWCA at Supanova Sydney

The DWCA is pleased to announce that we will be exhibiting at Supanova Comic Con & Gaming, being held at Sydney Showground from 15-17 June. The DWCA booth (Stall #8005) will feature a variety of merchandise from across the Whoniverse, with DVDs and audio dramas featuring all your favourite characters – including Supanova guest Frazer Hines (aka Second Doctor companion Jamie McCrimmon). This is in addition to a huge range of graphic novels, sonic screwdrivers, action figures, Pop! Vinyls, mugs and other collectables. You can also sign up or renew your DWCA membership at the booth, as well as peruse back … Continue reading