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EightSquared is the 2013 UK National Science Fiction Convention in Bradford - 29th March to 1st April.

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Friday, March 29 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Fifty Years a Time Lord

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Since Doctor Who first appeared, we’ve introduced colour television, videotapes and computers, though no time machines yet. Fans from throughout the programme’s history look at how it has (let’s face it) regenerated itself. With Tony Keen, Paul Dormer, Theresa Derwin, Sarah Groenwegen and Dominic Oliver.


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Theresa Derwin

Publishing Director, Fringe Works Ltd
Theresa was born and bred in Birmingham and her career has been pretty varied; from Warehouse Packer, then bar work, to being a crap waitress then swiftly into retail, Admin, Professional Student and dosser until finally entering the Civil Service in 1999. She left the Service in 2012 to pursue a career as a writer. | | Theresa writes humorous fiction including SF, Urban Fantasy & Horror. She has thirteen anthology acceptances behind her... Read More →
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Paul Dormer

I've been reading and watching SF since 1960 and got into fandom in the seventies. My first convention was in 1976. Been on a few con committees and was the Hugo administrator in 2005. | | My other main interest is classical music and opera.
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Tony Keen

Tony Keen is an Associate Lecturer and Research Affiliate with the Open University, a Visiting Lecturer with the University of Roehampton, and a Summer School Lecturer with Middlesex University. He is Chair of the 2013 Science Fiction Foundation Conference, and a committee member of the BSFA. He writes and teaches on Classical Studies, the connections between the Greco-Roman world and SFF, Classics in cinema, London and the fantastic, and... Read More →
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Dominic Oliver

I'm a third year Easterconian as of 8Squared and I've yet to find a place on an equal level of glory. Perhaps Forbidden Planet. | I'm a huge Doctor Who fan, both current and classic Who are just brilliant, though I'm much more of a new Who man. Battlestar Galactica (TRS) occupies a prestigious place in my heart and I will fiercely defend the ending against all naysayers. Firefly, Star Trek, Star Wars and many more are also knocking around in my... Read More →


Friday March 29, 2013 5:00pm - 6:00pm
1 - Main Programme Cedar Court