Taking place on Doctor Who’s 48th anniversary this year is an exciting event at the University of Hertfordshire. Visions From Behind The Sofa: Doctor Who is a special symposium about the show, its history, the mythology and its enduring appeal.

The event will see the world premiere of Chris Chapman’s new documentary Taken Out of Time, which looks back on the making of the 1979 Doctor Who story Shada. Filmed largely on location around the River Cam in Cambridge, this film features interviews with Shada stars Tom Baker and Daniel Hill as well as crewmembers Ralph Wilton, Les McCullum and Olivia Bazalgette.

The documentary will be included on THE LEGACY BOX, which includes Shada and the documentary More Than 30 Years in the TARDIS, due for release next year from 2|entertain.

Visions From Behind The Sofa: Doctor Who takes place on November 23rd and also features a specially filmed video from Jo Grant herself, Katy Manning. The following The following guest speakers will be in attendance:

Toby Hadoke – Writer and comedian (Moths Ate My Doctor Who Scarf). And Doctor Who fan.

Chris Chapman – documentary maker for the “classic” Doctor Who DVD range (Chris also made the BAFTA nominated My Life: Stammer School for the BBC). And Doctor Who fan.

Cameron K McEwan – founder of Blogtor Who and PhD student at the University of Aberdeen. And Doctor Who fan.


You can read more about Visions From Behind The Sofa: Doctor Who, including the topics for discussion and ticket price, on their website HERE.RECENT POSTS
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Cameron K McEwan was the first owner and site editor of Blogtor Who since its creation in May 2008 until Dec 2015. A lifelong Doctor Who fan, Cameron has also written two books, The Who’s Who of Doctor Who and Doctor Who: The Big Book of Lists, and directed a film all about Doctor Who fans throughout the years, Who’s Changing - An Adventure In Time With Fans. Cameron also contributes TV and film news and reviews to BBC Radio London, Metro, Digital Spy, New York Observer and Den of Geek. He lives in London with his one trousers.

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