Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 


Doctor Who - Inside the Tardis

Doctor Who - Inside the Tardis

AUCKLAND & WELLINGTON, June 10 /MediaNet International-AsiaNet/ --

Live On Stage For The First Time In New Zealand

The Tardis will be travelling to New Zealand stopping in Wellington on 5 August and in Auckland on 6 August.

Colin Baker (The Sixth Doctor), Sylvester McCoy (The Seventh Doctor) will join Jon Pertwee’s (The Third Doctor) companion Katy Manning on stage where they will share their experiences and reveal some secrets of the phenomenal 42 year-old BBC show.

Writer, performer and huge Doctor Who fan, Tim Ferguson will host this live theatrical event. Audiences will travel through time with the original Time Lords, view classic BBC footage and hear insider’s stories from one of the world’s greatest TV shows.

The second half of the show will give the audience the chance to ask the performers questions about their own personal experiences in a time warp.

Created by the BBC in association with McPherson Touring, this classic LIVE ON STAGE presentation is a once-only chance to be a part of the series.

Colin Baker Professionally trained as a solicitor before becoming an actor, Colin Baker played Doctor Who from 1984-1986. Other acting credits include Great Expectations, The Edwardians and The Citadel. He also directed The Oz Trials at Liverpool Playhouse, The Mousetrap in Stockholm (in English!) and Bazaar and Rummage at The Duke of Cambridge.

Sylvester McCoy Sylvester McCoy played Doctor Who from 1987-1996. Sylvester has also had other stage, film and television credits in his name. Among his stage work includes Dr. Who The Movie for Universal Pictures, ‘Selsdon’ in Noises Off (West End and National tour), Still Game (BBC), Hollyoaks (ITV) The Bill (ITV) and Casualty (BBC).

Katy Manning Born in England, daughter of writer J.L. Manning O.B.E., Katy trained as a dancer then attended the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Arts. Her long TV career began in John Braines groundbreaking series Man At The Top and continued with Armchair Theatre, Serendipity, Oliver Twist and three years later with the late Jon Pertwee in Doctor Who.

Tim Ferguson Tim Ferguson has more than 20 international festivals and a dozen television series under his belt. He was host Network Ten’s Big Brother – Insider show and also hosted the drive program on Radio 3AK. Tim was also the creator, co-producer, co-writer and actor in both 13-part series of the comedy-drama Shock Jock for TVI, which is currently screening on ABC TV and achieved wide acclaim on The Comedy Channel in Britain.

McPherson Touring Doctor Who – Inside the Tardis

Wellington

Westpac St James Theatre Fri 5 August 8pm Book at Ticketek on 04 384 3840 and www.ticketek.co.nz

Auckland

The Civic Theatre Sat 6 August 8pm Book at Ticketek on 09 307 5000 and www.ticketek.co.nz

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

Francis Cook: Gallipoli: The Scale Of Our War – First Look

Te Papa today allowed media access to their new exhibition Gallipoli: The Scale of Our War . The exhibition was curated with help from Weta Workshop to deliver an immersive, realistic and even disorienting experience. More>>

ALSO:

Bats Theatre: Letters From The Front Brings ANZAC Letters Alive

Inspired by centenary commemorations, improv troupe Best on Tap is producing a show based on real-life letters sent to and from New Zealand soldiers in the First World War. More>>

ALSO:

Publishing: Unity Books On Plan To Close Te Papa Press

Unity Books is alarmed that Te Papa is proposing to suspend publishing by Te Papa Press for 4 or 5 years. Te Papa Press has proven time and time again that it has both award and bestseller capability and fulfils its kaupapa. More>>

ALSO:

Cinema: ‘The Desk’ Featuring Paul Henry To Have NZ Debut

The Documentary Edge Festival is thrilled to announce The Desk as a late entry to its 2015 Programme. The film, featuring local broadcaster Paul Henry, will have its international premiere on May 21 at 10pm at Q Theatre (book now at qtheatre.co.nz) with limited screenings also on offer in Wellington and Auckland. More>>

ALSO:

Art: Considering Feminisms In Aotearoa New Zealand: Two Projects

Feminism is something that has changed our lives. Recently, the activist Marilyn Waring reviewed the impact of feminism in Aotearoa New Zealand and reminded us that just 40 years ago banks wouldn’t lend women money without the guarantee of a man, ... More>>

Get More From Scoop

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
Culture
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news