Mission accomplished! I’m the Doctor’s new companion :D
As we reported over the weekend, one of Doctor Who’s former executive producers, Julie Gardner and John Barrowman (Captain Jack in Doctor Who and Torchwood) have both been awarded MBEs in the 2014 Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
Julie said she was honoured by the award and commented, ‘I have filmed all over the world. But the talent, stamina and sheer fun of the writers, cast and crews I’ve worked with in Wales is beyond compare. I am lucky; I get to keep this award. But I am accepting it for all those brilliant people who have made my job such an absolute joy, and for my dad who will be the talk of Glynneath. My proudest achievement has been to successfully bring Doctor Who to Wales. From there, through Torchwood, Casualty and Da Vinci’s Demons, Wales’ position in the global television industry goes from strength to strength. I am hugely proud to have been a part of that journey and will work hard so that this is just the beginning.’
John said, ‘I can’t tell you how honoured I am to get this MBE, to be recognised by Her Majesty and also by the United Kingdom because that’s where I can consider my home.’ He added, ‘I am chuffed… Thank you very much, everybody! And to the fans: this is also for you guys. It’s amazing! Thank you!’ [x]
Last night’s Glamour Women of the Year Awards were an evening of celebration for past and present stars of Doctor Who as Jenna Coleman and Billie Piper both picked up prizes for their acting.
Coleman – who returns as Clara Oswald in the forthcoming series, opposite Peter Capaldi’s new Doctor – collected her award for UK TV actress from former co-star Matt Smith who departed the series last Christmas.
Piper – who joined the pair in November’s 50th anniversary special – attended the ceremony with her husband Lawrence Fox and was honoured with the theatre actress award.
The ceremony, which honours women across the industry, were attended by acting royalty Samuel L Jackson, Ryan Reynolds and Helen Mirren, who picked up the icon award and drew gasps from the audience with her expletive-ridden speech. [x]
The past two years have been long and difficult but today I am happy to say that I am officially done with RN school :) and check out my cap I made! Bring on graduation! #whovian
I got proposed to in front of the TARDIS at the way station after the 50th anniversary episode of doctor who.
Why is this a big deal (other than, of course, because I am not engaged)?
Because kids, this is where we had our first kiss. Doctor who is pretty much what brought us together (or at least a big part). We are Rory and Amy (get to know us, its totally true).
If anyone, at all, got any pictures of us (I know there were a lot of whovians with cameras) please let me know!
Major thanks to the way station for helping my fiance pull off the perfect engagement
Other major thanks to my friends who found out at the last second and took these photos
Happy 50th Doctor Who!!!
Did I just quote #doctorwho in my year book? Maybe. 🚀 #grad2013 #grad