Title: BSFA London Meeting, guests TBA
Location: The Artillery Arms 102 Bunhill Row, London EC1Y 8ND
Leslie McMurty and Edward Gomez will be our guests at the BSFA London meeting in January to discuss the science behind the long running BBC Sci-Fi series Doctor Who.
Photograph: Karen Robinson/Observer
Leslie McMurtry encountered Doctor Who during her childhood in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She received her B.A. in English and French from the University of New Mexico and her M.A. in creative and media writing from Swansea University in Wales where she is currently a Ph.D. candidate in English. She edits The Terrible Zodin (http://doctorwhottz.blogspot.com), a quarterly Doctor Who e-zine. She has contributed ‘The Importance of Language Converted to Knowledge in the Arsenal of the Tenth Doctor’ to SFF's The Unsilent Library: Adventures in new Doctor Who, edited by Simon Bradshaw, Graham Sleight, and Tony Keen, with a foreword by Robert Shearman, and Doctor Who and Race, edited by Lindy Orthia for Intellect Books, and a contributing author of The Mythological Dimensions of Doctor Who.
Dr Edward Gomez is an astronomer and education director of Las Cumbres observatory and Cardiff University, who has worked as science script adviser on the programme.
ALL WELCOME – FREE ENTRY
6pm Fans gather
7pm: start of interview.
8.15pm: book raffle (win a selection of sf novels for just £1 for 5 tickets).
Start Time: 19:00