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Doctor Who stars Colin Baker and Sophie Aldred revealed as latest guests to appear at Spalding Comicon… and Spiderman and Deadpool are coming too





Two stars of hit TV show Doctor Who are among the latest guests confirmed to appear at a comicon.

Timelord Colin Baker and companion Sophie Aldred will both be on hand to meet fans at the event in Spalding later this year.

Colin played the sixth incarnation of the Doctor between 1984 and 1986, also returning to the show in 1993 and 2022 for a total of 34 episodes.

Colin Baker will be a guest at the comicon
Colin Baker will be a guest at the comicon

Sophie starred as Dorothy ‘Ace’ McShane, the companion to Sylvester McCoy’s Doctor, between 1987 and 1989.

She also made a return to the show in 2022.

The Spalding Comicon will have a real Doctor Who vibe this year as one attraction will be a series of props from the show, including a TARDIS, Daleks and Cybermen, while another guest will be Ross Mullan who has played The Silence and The Teller on the BBC show.

Watch out Doctor! The Tardis flanked by two Daleks. Photo: ColobusYeti/istock
Watch out Doctor! The Tardis flanked by two Daleks. Photo: ColobusYeti/istock

“We are super excited to announce that the fantastic Colin Baker will be a guest at our event in September,” a Spalding Comicon statement read.

“Colin rounds off our Dr Who ensemble, alongside him will be Sophie Aldred, Ross Mullan, and the Dr Who props.

“We hope all you Whovians are as excited as we are!”

Fans will get the chance to mix with cosplayers and guests at this year's comicon
Fans will get the chance to mix with cosplayers and guests at this year's comicon

Also recently confirmed to appear are Deadpool and Spiderman cosplayers.

This year’s event has been moved to the Springfields Exhibition and Conference Centre after outgrowing its previous home at Sutton Bridge’s Curlew Centre.

Deadpool and Spiderman will return. Photo: Chris Lowndes
Deadpool and Spiderman will return. Photo: Chris Lowndes

Other new attractions this year will include live wrestling and a rerto gaming area including consoles such as the SNES, N64, CameCube and Megadrive, with games such as Street Fighter II, MarioKart Double Dash, Sonic and Knickles and Goldeneye.

The Spalding Comicon will be held on Saturday, September 7. Tickets and further information are available at www.spaldingcomi.com.



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