Class - Miss Quill (KATHERINE KELLY), April (SOPHIE HOPKINS) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Simon Ridgeway
Class – Miss Quill (KATHERINE KELLY), April (SOPHIE HOPKINS) – (C) BBC – Photographer: Simon Ridgeway
BBC America has announced today that the first footage of the new Doctor Who spin-off ‘Class’ will be shown at this year’s massive New York Comic Con.

Stars of the new show Greg Austin, Fady Elsayed, Sophie Hopkins and Vivian Oparah, as well as writer, creator and executive producer Patrick Ness and executive producer Brian Minchin will all be attending for a special panel on Friday 7th October where the footage will be shown.

Doctor Who fans have already been promised a first look at the Christmas special during the Doctor Who panel, also being held on the 7th October.

The Doctor Who and Class panels are the first ever panels to presented at The Theatre at Madison Square Garden. More details of the panels can be found at the BBC America website.

New York Comic Con

The New York Comic Con is the East Coast’s biggest and most exciting popular culture convention. This year it runs from the 6th to the 9th October at the Jarvis Centre.

The annual event plays host to the latest and greatest in comics, graphic novels, anime, manga, video games, toys, movies and television. Panels and autograph sessions give fans a chance to interact with their favourite creators. It’s screening rooms feature sneak peeks at films and television shows months before they hit either big or small screens. And with dedicated professional hours, New York Comic Con is a market place, bringing together the major players in the entertainment industry. New York Comic Con is the second largest pop culture convention in America.

For more information and to buy tickets head over to the dedicated website

You can keep up with all the gossip on Facebook, Twitter @NY_Comic_Con  along with hashtag #NYCC.


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