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Vworp Vworp Fanzine #3

#3 of the incredible Doctor Who Fanzine Vworp Vworp is available for pre-order now for release in early March.

Membership Renewal Letters

Owing to an administrative error, a small number of DWAS members who subscriptions run to 31st Dec 2017 were sent letters saying their membership had expired on 31st Dec 2016. Apologies if this affected you.

Peter Capaldi to Leave

It has been announced that the next series, returning 15th April 2017 will be Peter Capaldi's last as the Doctor.

Sir John Hurt

Celestial Toyroom Remembers John Hurt, 1940 - 2017

The Companion Volume - Free Download

This month's Doctor Who Magazine features a number of old DWAS publications. One of those mentioned is 'The Companion Volume" published by the Society in 1977. For a limited time, a PDF copy of this is available to download from our website, free-of-charge.

Final UK Ratings

Doctor Who on Christmas Day in the UK added over 2 million viewers in official figures to end up with 7.83 million viewers. More details available at DW News:
http://www.doctorwhonews.net/2017/01/the-return-of-doctor-mysterio-offic...

Overnight Ratings

The Christmas special on BBC1 in the U.K. acheived an overnight result of 5.8 million, or 27.1% of the audience. This is a respectable result compared to other programmes, achieving the number 7 position for the day. The highest rated programme was 'Strictly Come Dancing' with 7.2 million viewers, or 32.1% of the audience.

More information is at Doctor Who News:

Cosmic Masque Issue 3

It's not enough, said everyone after reading the CT 2017 Annual, we demand more. So here is more..

Mini Plaque Auction

Many thanks to all who supported our auction, by bidding, and by promoting it. The final winning bid was for a fantastic £560-00 which will benefit the Grand Order of Water Rats, in memory of Jon Pertwee.

Jon Pertwee Signed Mini Plaque - eBay Auction

Here is something a bit special at our eBay site. It is one of the 25 mini plaques from our recent event 'Polarity Day' where a plaque was unveiled in memory of Jon Pertwee at New Wimbledon Theatre - this one however, has been signed by a number fo the guests who attended - friends, family and colleagues of Jon.