Welcome to this week’s Doctor Who’s Day Roundup, a sifting of space-and-time-related stuff across the internet for the most glittering Whovian nuggets.
And this week, let’s make no mistake, the most Whovian things were all happening at Wizard World Comic Con in New York, as David Tennant and Matt Smith took to the stage for a Q&A on Saturday (April 16).
As soon as they got there, astonishing things began happening, including David cosplaying as the Doctor, but not HIS Doctor:
DAVID DRESSED AS TWELVE I LOVE MY LIFE pic.twitter.com/a5ph7K4DFj
— chelsea (@twelfthcapaldi) April 16, 2016
And one Whovian choosing to propose to his girlfriend just as they met both David and Matt:
The panel itself was a lively affair, as captured in this fan video by Ellen Mah:
Highlights include the revelation that Matt and Karen Gillan were both very nearly the lead actors in Merlin, and this nice bit, captured by mjdoc12, in which the two Doctors discuss their relative regeneration experiences:
And just to round things off on a comedic note, this is the Eleventh Doctor moment David likes the best:
Here’s what else has been going on in space and time this week:
• Peter Capaldi told the BBC Store what his first day on the Doctor Who set was like…
…about his first experiences working the TARDIS…
…what his favorite Doctor Who scenes have been…
…and reveals the single most common request he tends to get from fans:
• 11 charts only Doctor Who fans will understand:
• Which also features in Metro’s birthday tribute to David and his various internet excellences.
• Sherlock star Louise Brealey turns out to be a Dalek spy:
— Louise Brealey (@louisebrealey) April 18, 2016
• Unrelated, but on a similar note:
— Raggedy Fan (@RaggedyFanStore) April 18, 2016
• This is great. The opening credits of Doctor Who as if they were the opening credits of Doctor Strange:
• David Tennant and Catherine Tate are co-hosting The Shakespeare Show, a two-hour star-studded theatrical tribute to William Shakespeare to mark the 400th anniversary of his death. Here’s the trailer:
• And here’s an interview with David and Catherine about their return to Doctor Who duty:
• Paul Marc Davis turns out to be the first actor to have parts in Doctor Who, Torchwood, The Sarah Jane Adventures AND Class:
— Ruther (@Ruther2) April 16, 2016
• The Doctor Puppet has another chapter in their unfolding Fourth Doctor adventure “A Leak in Time”:
• 10 things you may not know about “The Parting of the Ways,” in which this happens:
• This recording of “Genesis of the Daleks” was issued on vinyl for Record Store Day:
• And finally, if you’re planning a visit to London anytime soon, why not keep this Doctor Who locations video from The Londonist bookmarked, so you’ll know where to go to get the best Whovian selfies?