June 09, 2013
Actor and screenwriter of 50th anniversary docudrama An Adventure in Space and Time, Mark Gatiss, will be celebrated at France’s fifth annual Comic Con in July.
Gatiss – also writer of six Doctor Who adventures – will appear for a panel session and to sign autographs. There will also be a screening of clips from some of Mark’s episodes, as well as his occasional performances in the series - including Gantok in The Wedding of River Song and Professor Lazarus from The Lazarus Experiment (pictured above).
The First Doctor’s TARDIS recreated for An Adventure in Space and Time will be displayed at the event for the duration of the four days. This will be the first time the console has gone on display to the public. The Stamp Centre will be running a shop for a chance to buy the Doctor Who stamp range.
The one-off 90 minute drama An Adventure in Space and Time tells the story of the genesis of Doctor Who and the many personalities involved. Starring Brian Cox (The Bourne Supremacy, The Bourne Identity), Jessica Raine (Call the Midwife) and David Bradley (Game of Thrones, Harry Potter), the special will be transmitted later in 2013.
Comic Con Paris runs from 4-7 July at the Paris-Nord Villepointe Exhibition Centre. Tickets are available now.