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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

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