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Cosplayer of the week – Matt Holden

An interview with Matt Holden, reblogged from League of Extraordinary Cosplayers

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matt holden 1To celebrate the 50th anniversary this week’s cosplayer is Matt Holden, a fab 10th Doctor doppelganger!

matt holden 6When and how did you notice your uncanny resemblance to the Doctor?

It wasn’t me that noticed…  It all started, as with most good stories, with a girl in a pub.  It was a Saturday night back in 2007 and I was in London visiting some of my friends. Towards the end of the evening while sat in the pub chatting I was surprised to have a random, slightly drunk (and from memory not unattractive) girl stumble over to me and proclaim “Did you know you look like David Tennant?!?”

I think my reply was ‘That’s the nicest thing anyone has ever said to me’. After that I didn’t give it another thought as she’d had a few…

Skip forward a few months to August and it happened again. This time it was at…

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Doctor Who Companion Cosplayers

Reblogged from League of Extraordinary Cosplayers

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The Doctor Who 50th Anniversary is approaching which has caused the public to reminisce and debate about who their favourite Doctor Who is. However it is important to remember that it is not just the Doctor that has made the show what it is. Where would our beloved Doctor be without his trusted companion to help him save the day? So I spoke with several ‘companion’ cosplayers who shared their love for the show and the character.

Rose Tyler – Kerraldine
Photographer Heroes Alliance UK (check them out!)

rose kerraldine psDoctor Who… what can I say? He’s a man who fascinates me, makes me laugh, teaches me, someone I would wait for life to travel with, and very few people, let alone men, have me under their spell like the Doc. I could only dream of being his companion. Rose was the one I found a piece of me in. She…

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Femme 11: Doctor Who Group Exposed

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doctor who groupWhen our beloved Matt Smith announced he was leaving Doctor Who there was mass speculation on who would replace him. Many suggested that it was time for a female doctor to hit out screens! While this didn’t happen, a group of friends from America created a spectacular crossplay group of all the doctors which showcased at Planet Comicon!

It all began in March 2012 when Hilary (Third Doctor) attended a small convention in Kansas with her sister, cosplaying the Fourth and Fifth Doctor. The pair found other Whovians and joined the Kansas City Timelords Society. They began discussing their favourite show and cosplay, when the fateful words were uttered, “Wouldn’t it be cool if you had a group of all eleven female Doctors?” Hilary accepted the challenge and quickly began the search for recruits and sourcing materials for the cosplays.

Hilary comments on the experience of forming the group and…

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