Tomorrow is the Vworp – An Independent Celebration of Doctor Who is being held at The Printworks in Manchester.  While not a BBC associated convention, the celebration created by Mark Cookson, will be hosting a number of Doctor Who stars and hosting several panels.

Guests for the event include three Doctors – Paul McGann (8th Doctor), Peter Davison (4th Doctor) and Colin Baker (6th Doctor) – along with Katy Manning (Jo Grant), Nicola Bryant (Peri), John Leeson (K9) and Sophie Aldred (Ace).  There will be several actors who are hidden behind several layers of special effects and makeup including, Richard Ashton (Ice Warrior), Stephen Thorne(Omega), Keven Hudson(Cyberman / Ood / Unit Soldier), Jamie Hill(The Foretold, Monk), Elen Thomas(Weeping Angel), David Hankinson (Dalek), Mikey Lewis (Cybermen) and Richard Tunesi (Ood).  There will also be several of the behind-the-scenes team including writer Bob Baker, director Graeme Harper, writer Philip Martin, producer Philip Hinchcliffe, and former Doctor Who Brands, Edward Russell.  Waris Hussien, the first director for the series will also attend.  A full list of attendees can be found at Vworps website. The guest will be signing autographs and posing for photos. 

The Printworks - Manchester
The Printworks – Manchester

There will be several panels held across the full day with the guests and varying range of hosts.

10.00am: WELL THAT’S JUST ACE! Sophie Aldred’s Masterpiece.
Host: Christel Dee.
Duration: 45 Minutes.
10:30am: Sophie Aldred.

11.00am: ANTI-MATTER MELANCHOLY – Three Doctors Panel.
Host: Ani Wallis.
Durations: 45 minutes.
11.30AM: Katy Manning, Stephen Thorne, Bob Baker.

12.00pm: IS THIS DEATH? – The Peter Davidson Years & Androzani.
Host: Justin Johnson.
Duration: 45 minutes.
12.30PM: Peter Davison, Nicola Bryant, Greame Harper.

1.00pm: HARPER’S VIEW – Greame Harper Panel.
Host: Matt Charlton.
Duration: 45 minutes.
1.30pm: Greame Harper

2.00pm: SIX OF THE BEST – The Colin Baker Years.
Host: Matt Charlton
Duration: 45minutes.
2.30PM: Colin Baker.

3.00pm: WOMEN WHO LIVED – The Strong Women Of Who.
Hosts: The Time Ladies.
Duration: 45 minutes.
3.30pm: Katy Manning, Nicola Bryant, Sophie Aldred, Christel Dee.

4.00pm: PHYSICIAN HEAL THYSELF! – Night of The Doctor Panel.
Host: Edward Russell.
Duration: 45 minutes.
4.30pm: Paul McGann, Emma Campbell-Jones.

5.00pm:
DOCTOR WHO RE-ANIMATED – Filling the Gaps Panel.
Host: Jamie Groovement.
Duration: 45 minutes.
5.30pm: Martin Geraghty, Adrian Salmon.

Troughton Stage (at Bierkeller)

10.00am: ON THE 8TH DAY – The Eighth Doctor Adventures.
Host: Mark Wright.
Duration: 45 minutes.
10.30am: Martin Geraghty, Paul McGann, etc.

11.00am: A TIME-LORD’S BEST FRIEND – K9 Panel.
Host: Matt Charlton.
Duration: 45 minutes.
11.30am: John Leeson , Bob Baker, Paul Tams, Steve Gallagher.

12.00pm: DALEK INVASION EARTH – The Dalek Panel.
Host: Jamie Groovement.
Duration: 45 minutes.
12.30pm: David Hankinson, Mickey Lewis.

1.00pm: THE CELESTIAL TOYMAKERS – Character Options Panel.
Host: Mark Cookson.
Duration: 45 minutes.
1.30pm: Al Dewar, Ed Barnett-Ward.

2.00pm: HELLO OLD GIRL! – The TARDIS Panel,
Host: James McLean.
Duration: 45 minutes.
2.30pm: Philip Hinchcliffe, Waris Hussein.

3.00pm: MONSTERS AND MUTANTS, OH MY! – Who’s Masterful Menaces.
Host: Lukas Kirkby.
Duration: 45 minutes.
3.30pm: Mickey Lewis, Jamie Hill, Elen Thomas, Kevin Hudson.

4.00pm: THE TARDIS WARDROBE – Cosplay Panel,
Host: Christel Dee.
Duration: 45 minutes.
4.30pm: Burning Skies Cosplay.

5.00pm: CAMERA OBSCURA – Alex Wheal Panel.
Host: Gareth Kavanagh.
Duration: 45 Minutes.

Pertwee Stage (at Tiger Tiger)
10.00am: RECORD BREAKER – Lucy Connor.
Host: Rod Tame.
Duration: 25 minutes.

10.30am: MADMAN IN A BOX – Building a Police Box of your own.
Host: Rod Tame.
Duration: 25 minutes.

11.00am: LIVE KASTERBOROUS PODCAST
Hosts: KASTERBOROUS.
Duration: 60 minutes,

12.00pm: HINCHCLIFFE’S HEROES – Philips Unsung Heroes of Who.
Host: Ian Winterton.
Duration: 45 minutes.
12.30PM: Philip Hinchcliffe.

1.00pm: DOCTOR WHO WEEKLY – ISSUE ZERO – The Beginning.
Host: Gareth Kavanagh
Duration: 45 minutes.
1.30pm: Dez Skinn.

2.00pm: OF BRANDING AND BALL-ACHES – Building and Sustaining the Empire.
Host: John Cooper.
Duration: 45 minutes.
2.30pm: Edward Russell, Jamie Hill.

3.00pm: TBA – Content TBA.
Host: Gareth Kavanagh.
Host: 45 minutes.

4.00pm: A GUIDE TO THE GALAXY – A TARDIS Travelogue.
Host: John Cooper.
Duration: 45 minutes.

5.00pm: NOW I’LL NEVER KNOW IF I WAS RIGHT – Does The Doctor always help?
Host: Ian Winterton,
Duration: 45 minutes.
5.30pm: Philip Martin, Sophie Aldred, Steve Gallagher

While the VIP passes have sold out there are still pass for the event which can be purchased at Vworp’s website. 

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