Signing Event 21 - 30th April 2011

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Barbara Ewing
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Richard Franklin
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Sneh Gupta
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Andrew Havill
We are thrilled to announce that
have agreed to join us at our signing on 
Saturday 30th April
10.00 am till 1.00 pm
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Doctor Who episode "Voyage of the Damned".
Andrew Havill IMDB Click here
Andrew's TV credits include the BBC's The Impressionists, in which he played Edouard Manet alongside Richard Armitage (Monet). He featured as the husband of cookery writer Elizabeth David in a docu-drama about her life, and the husband of Daphne du Maurier, 'Boy' Browning, in a BBC drama to celebrate the writer's centenary year. Film work has included The King's Speech (2010), The Broken (2008), Sylvia, The Heart of Me, Wilde and Restoration. In 2007, he appeared in the Doctor Who episode "Voyage of the Damned". More recently he played the ambassador Eustace Chapuys in David Starkey's Channel 4 series Henry VIII: Mind of a Tyrant and made an appearance in BBC's "Spooks" Series 8.
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Resurrection of the Daleks: Part 1 (1984) … Osborn
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Sneh also played a appearance in the
Bond Classic Ocutopussy
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Doctor Who (TV series)
Resurrection of the Daleks: Part 1 (1984) … Osborn
Barbara Ewing (born 1944) is a UK-based actress, playwright and novelist. Born in New Zealand, she graduated from Victoria University of Wellington with a BA in English and Maori before coming to Britain in 1965 to train as an actress at RADA (the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art) in London.
She made her film debut in the horror film Torture Garden (1967) for Amicus Productions, followed by Dracula Has Risen from the Grave (1968) with Christopher Lee for Hammer Films. Both movies were directed by Freddie Francis.
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The television role for which she is best remembered is that of Bradley Hardacre's mistress Agnes Fairchild in the Granada Television comedy series Brass, alongside Timothy West (1982–84). In 1986, she played Treen Dudgeon in the short-lived BBC series Comrade Dad, alongside George Cole and Doris Hare.
Her 1989 one-woman show, Alexandra Kollontai, about the only woman in Lenin's cabinet in 1917 was a great hit in London, and at the Edinburgh and Sydney Festivals.
More recent TV appearances have included episodes of Casualty, Doctors and Holby City on the BBC, and The Bill and Peak Practice on ITV, as well as appearances in various adaptations of Ruth Rendell mysteries
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Richard Franklin
Richard has had various roles in different television programmes including Crossroads (January - June 1969, as Joe Townsend) and Emmerdale Farm (1988–89, as Dennis Rigg). However, his most significant role was that of Captain Mike Yates, a member of UNIT, in the BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who from 1971 to 1974.
Richard has also guest-starred in a number of Big Finish Productions audio plays including Professor Bernice Summerfield: Dragons' Wrath, Sapphire and Steel: The Surest Poison and I, Davros: Innocence.
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Richard's other acting television appearances include: Blake's 7, Dixon of Dock Green, The Saint, The  Martin Show, Little Women, The Pathfinders, Catherine Cookson's The Gambling Man (1995) and more recently Heartbeat (1997, as a Doctor).
In terms of his political work, this has led to appearances on Campaign Calendar (Yorkshire TV) and an election speech at the Liberal Democrat Conference
Richard also wrote a novel featuring his Who character, Mike Yates, The Killing Stone, but it has been released only as an audio book, read by the author
Richard's theatre acting work includes Peter Dews' production of As You Like It, Same Time Next Year (Prince of Wales Theatre), Macbeth (RSC), Rocky Horror Show (as the Narrator), The Spider's Web (UK Tour for Ian Dickens), Romeo and Juliet (UK Tour with Sean Maguire), The Importance of Being Earnest (English Speaking Theatre, Frankfurt) and many pantomimes. On radio he played Harrison Howell in the BBC Radio 2 production of Kiss Me Kate (1996).
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Richard maintained his contact with Doctor Who and appears regularly at conventions and contributing to video projects for Reeltime Pictures in their spin-off interview and documentary productions. He recreated Captain Mike Yates for the Twentieth Anniversary special The Five Doctors (1983) with Peter Davison and also the Thirtieth Anniversary 3-D Special for Children In Need Dimensions In Time (1993).
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Richard returned to his role as Mike Yates in 2009 and 2010 in two 5-part series of BBC audio plays - with the overarching titles of "Hornets' Nest" and "Demon Quest" - alongside the fourth Doctor Tom Baker.
He also played 'The Narrator' in the tour version of The Rocky Horror Show.
Richard has in recent years produced an annual production as part of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. He has also been an artistic and associate director of a number of theatres.
 All actors appear subject to work comittments
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Autographs are charged at £10 each on the day of the signing, on a personal item or on a free photograph provided on the day.  Buy four autographs get a fifth free, e.g buy eight autographs get two free etc.