In support of BBC AMERICA’s U.S. premiere of four Doctor Who Specials, the Doctor himself, David Tennant,
will appear alongside writer/executive producer Russell T Davies at this year’s Comic-Con in San Diego. They will
take part in a Doctor Who panel along with executive producer Julie Gardner and director Euros Lyn, Sunday July 26, 10:00-11:00am
David will travel to Comic-Con, fresh from the Doctor Who set, having shot his final scenes as the tenth Time
Lord. He and fellow panelists will discuss the latest incarnation of television’s longest running science fiction
series and take questions from the floor. There will also be exclusive sneak peeks from the upcoming specials.
can visit the BBC AMERICA booth (#3629) to capture their own photograph alongside part of the Doctor Who set - as well as
purchase exclusive merchandise including David Tennant figures.
Fans of BBC AMERICA’s highest rated show ever,
Torchwood, which will have just completed the five-part special, Children of Earth, will get to chat with the stars and makers
of the show first-hand. Just 48 hours after the last episode, the show makes a return visit to Comic-Con with a panel
featuring star John Barrowman, writer/executive producer Russell T Davies, executive producer Julie Gardner and director Euros
Lyn, Sunday July 26, 2:15-3:45pm PT.
As part of the same panel, Sunday July 26, 2:15-3:45pm PT, catch the talent from
BBC AMERICA’s most buzzed about new sci fi drama, Being Human. Creator and writer, Toby Whithouse, plus lead actors
Russell Tovey, Lenora Crichlow and Aidan Turner, talk about the inspiration for the show and what it’s like to play
three twenty-somethings with secret double-lives – as a werewolf, a vampire and a ghost. All four panelists will
be signing exclusively at the BBC AMERICA booth, Saturday July 25, 3:00-4:00pm PT.
Fans can also catch exclusive BBC
AMERICA screenings during the convention with back to back episodes of Doctor Who and Torchwood. Key talent from both
shows introduce the last episode of the five part series Torchwood: Children of Earth and a U.S. premiere viewing of Doctor
Who: Planet of the Dead, the first of four specials starring David Tennant.
Underground Toys (#3949) will be selling
their entire Doctor Who and Torchwood lines of toys and novelty items. In addition, this year they will once again introduce
new limited edition Comic-Con action figures that have never been seen before.
Key schedule for Doctor Who
and Torchwood fans...
Saturday 25th July
10:30-11:30am Doctor Who/Torchwood: writer/executive
producer Russell T Davies signing at the BBC AMERICA booth (#3629).
7:30-10:00pm Torchwood/Doctor Who: Key talent
from both shows introduce the last episode of the five part series Torchwood: Children of Earth and an advance viewing of
Doctor Who: Planet of the Dead, the first of four specials starring David Tennant. Room 6A
Sunday 26th July
Doctor Who: actor David Tennant, writer/executive producer Russell T Davies, director Euros Lyn and executive producer Julie
Gardner discuss their creative process and experiences working on BBC AMERICA's Doctor Who with exclusive clips and a Q&A
session. Ballroom 20
12:00-1:00pm Doctor Who: writer/executive producer Russell T Davies, director Euros Lyn and executive
producer Julie Gardner signing in autograph area 8. Line ticket drawing to be held 9:30am in the autograph area.
Being Human/Torchwood: Being Human creator Toby Whithouse and cast members Russell Tovey, Lenora Crichlow and Aidan Turner,
are on stage to give an inside look at BBC AMERICA's U.S. premiere sci-fi drama about the lives of three twenty-somethings
and their secret double-lives as a werewolf, a vampire and a ghost. Following that actor John Barrowman, creator/writer/executive
producer Russell T Davies, executive producer Julie Gardner and director Euros Lyn talk about the making of the epic five-night
television event Torchwood: Children of Earth as well as take questions from the fans. Ballroom 20