This weekend the official celebration of Doctor Who happened at the ExCel, and Karoline, my sister and I was lucky enough to get tickets.
Three panels were included in the ticket. First was "Regeneration." It was a panel with Tom Baker (the fourth Doctor), Peter Davison (the fifth Doctor), Colin Baker (the sixth Doctor), Sylvester McCoy (the seventh Doctor) and it was led by Nicholas Briggs (The voice of the Daleks and Cybermen).
|The four Doctors and Nicholas Briggs.|
Next was "The Eleventh Hour," a panel with Matt Smith, Jenna-Louise Coleman, Steven Moffat and I can't remember the name of the last person, but I think it was producer Marcus Wilson. I'm not a fan of Matt Smith and certainly not of Steven Moffat, so I sat impassively watching this.
|Jenna-Louise Coleman and Steven Moffat.|
Underground Toys got us to take a photo with their plush Tardis and Dalek.
|I love this dress|
|Don't remember where this is from, but it is creepy.|
|Me between (the costumes of) my two favourite Doctors.|
|Karoline and the Doctors|
|I liked that they had put the costume of Captiain Jack Harkness and Captain John Hart beside each other.|
|Sarah Jane Smith and her car.|
|Embarrased Dinosaur is like "Oh, stop it, you. I can't handle the praise," or somehing like that. |
Just look at its face!
|A wild cyberman appeared|
|They enlisted help from a Doctor and companions to blow it up.|
|The cyberman goes boom|
|This is how it actually works.|
We then hurried to a cinema nearby to see the anniversary episode, the Day of the Doctor.
All the excitement!
Warning: possible spoilers coming up. The whole plot made no sense. It started out with the Zygons as the enemy, but then that thread was just dropped halfway through. And what was the point of John Hurt as the doctor? And we didn't get to see Rose, it was just an interface taking her resemblance. And did this happen before or after Rose in the tenth Doctor's timeline? What's the point of the Gallifrey plot? Gallifrey is in stasis? Wasn't it time-locked for a reason? Aren't Moffat pissing on the war-conflicted ninth Doctor and the regretful tenth Doctor by making the time war a big misunderstanding and bringing Gallifrey back?
I don't know, I don't know. I am now looking forwards to Capaldi, but if Moffat writes him as badly as Matt Smith, I might break up with Doctor Who until another head writer shows up.