A book which brings together celebrities’ memories of watching Doctor Who has generated more than 20,000 pounds for a Cambridge-based charity.
Behind The Sofa includes recollections from famous faces including Jonathan Ross, Lynda Bellingham, Al Murray and Martina Cole.
It has been put together by author Steve Berry in aid of Alzheimer’s Research UK, in memory of his mum Janet who died with early-onset Alzheimer’s in 2009.
It also includes recollections from a host of former stars of the long-running series, including Hugh Bonneville and Tracy-Ann Oberman, with illustrations by artist Ben Morris.
More info about the book here.
Have you heard of Zachary Levi’s Conversations for a Cause? It’s part of the Nerd HQ event in San Diego this week, and it is awesome. You know how we know? Because they have a ‘conversation’ scheduled with Matt, Karen, and Arthur on Saturday(!)
A Conversation with Dr. Who actors Matt Smith, Karen Gillan and Arthur Darvill on Saturday, July 14 at 6:45pm.
Sadly, this event is sold out online but there might(?) be tickets available at the door. Check with the site for more info.
Also making separate appearances: Catherine Tate and David Tennant. More info here.
‘Doctor Who’ cast takes part in four-hour extravaganza ‘Sport Relief Goes Global’ on 1 April.
Here’s Tennant truly as you’ve never seen him before, meaning he’s dressed up like a bottle of ketchup. And he does so in the name of BBC’s Sport Relief, a British charity event that encourages celebrities to conduct wild feats of athleticism in the name of the less fortunate. (BBC America is set to air Sport Relief programming on April 1.)