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Sunday, February 18 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
The Companions That Could Have Been

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Do you think Mel Bush, Katarina and Dodo Chaplet had more potential than we saw on screen? Did Ben and Polly and Harry Sullivan not get a fair shake? Wish Liz Shaw, Adric, Adam Mitchell or Adelaide Brooke had been handled better? We’ll discuss companions and supporting characters with relatively short on-screen terms of duty (and relatively short fan followings), and companions who looked great on paper. Why didn’t they work? How could they have worked better?

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Kat Griffiths

Podcaster, Verity! Podcast
Katrina Griffiths (they/she) is a Canadian podcaster, and writer. She co-hosts the Doctor Who podcast Verity! Podcast with five other wonderful women, does all the work on their solo music podcast Start the Music!, and occupies an improviser position on the Doctor Who/improv podcast... Read More →
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Gareth Jones

API Architect, Microsoft
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Alan Siler

kOZMIC Press
Alan is a life-long geek and musician. He’s the author of Doctor Who’s Greatest Hits: A Guide to the Best Stories From Time and Space (kOZMIC Press, 2015) and Star Trek's Greatest Hits: A Guide to the Best Stories From the Final Frontier (kOZMIC Press, 2017). He's a contributing... Read More →

Sunday February 18, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm PST
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