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Former Dr Who assistant Janet Fielding with Matt Evenden at Emporium, London Road, Brighton

Former Dr Who assistant Janet Fielding with Matt Evenden at Emporium, London Road, Brighton

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Dr Who fans gathered in Brighton to meet their idols and raise money for charity.

About 70 people attended the BBC sci-fi themed fundraiser at The Emporium in London Road, on Sunday in aid of Domestic Abuse Volunteer Support Services.

Visitors met stars of the show including Janet Fielding, who played companion Tegan Jovanka to the fourth and fifth doctors Tom Baker and Peter Davison. A classic episode of the show was broadcast for guests and musical comedy I Need A Doctor, which previously appeared at the Brighton Fringe festival, was performed.

Self-confessed Dr Who fan Matt Evenden, of Brighton-based Timey Wimey Events, organised the function and manages a number of the show’s personalities.

He said the theme was decided after actress Louise Jameson, who appeared as companion Leela to Mr Baker, became patron of the charity.

He said: “It was a great day and we’ve had some great feedback from visitors.

“We hope to raise a few thousand pounds between the two events – which we set in Brighton due to its links with the show. Producer John Nathan Turner lived here and several of the stories were also filmed here. The charity is also working closely with the city’s women’s domestic abuse network.”

Tickets are on sale for the second event, on November 23 at the Thistle hotel, at www.timeywimeyevents.com.

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8:13am Wed 3 Sep 14

Valentinian says...

WHO!?

Long lost Dr who episodes have been found in Nigeria....
If you want to watch them, just email your Bank Account Number, Sort Code and Mothers Maiden Name to Joseph_abunjahna@gma
il.com

Is it me or is Dr a Who the only non Asian Doctor out there?


It's the 50th anniversary of Doctor who today, in that time the Dr has made friends, fought in fights and even experienced a bit of romance.
Which is more than the fans and viewers can say they have done.
WHO!? Long lost Dr who episodes have been found in Nigeria.... If you want to watch them, just email your Bank Account Number, Sort Code and Mothers Maiden Name to Joseph_abunjahna@gma il.com Is it me or is Dr a Who the only non Asian Doctor out there? It's the 50th anniversary of Doctor who today, in that time the Dr has made friends, fought in fights and even experienced a bit of romance. Which is more than the fans and viewers can say they have done. Valentinian
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9:28pm Wed 3 Sep 14

Nikski says...

Valentinian wrote:
WHO!?

Long lost Dr who episodes have been found in Nigeria....
If you want to watch them, just email your Bank Account Number, Sort Code and Mothers Maiden Name to Joseph_abunjahna@gma

il.com

Is it me or is Dr a Who the only non Asian Doctor out there?


It's the 50th anniversary of Doctor who today, in that time the Dr has made friends, fought in fights and even experienced a bit of romance.
Which is more than the fans and viewers can say they have done.
Has anyone ever told you that you're not quite as funny as you think you are?
Did someone buy you Bernard Manning's Bumper Book of Jokes (first printed 1974)?
[quote][p][bold]Valentinian[/bold] wrote: WHO!? Long lost Dr who episodes have been found in Nigeria.... If you want to watch them, just email your Bank Account Number, Sort Code and Mothers Maiden Name to Joseph_abunjahna@gma il.com Is it me or is Dr a Who the only non Asian Doctor out there? It's the 50th anniversary of Doctor who today, in that time the Dr has made friends, fought in fights and even experienced a bit of romance. Which is more than the fans and viewers can say they have done.[/p][/quote]Has anyone ever told you that you're not quite as funny as you think you are? Did someone buy you Bernard Manning's Bumper Book of Jokes (first printed 1974)? Nikski
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