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2/13/2008 10:49:00 pm - Reported by Shaun Lyon

Gallifrey 2008, aka Gallifrey One's Nineteenth Symphony, the nineteenth edition of the North American Doctor Who convention and our annual event, begins this Friday in Los Angeles.
The guest list for the convention includes Sylvester McCoy and Sophie Aldred, the seventh Doctor and Ace, together in L.A. for the first time since 1996; seventh Doctor era script editor Andrew Cartmel and composer Mark Ayres; actressDaphne Ashbrook (Grace in the 1996 TV movie); new series writers Steven Moffat ("Blink"), Paul Cornell ("Human Nature"), Robert Shearman ("Dalek") and James Moran (series four's upcoming "The Fires of Pompeii"); Lisa Bowerman, best known as Bernice Summerfield in Big Finish's audio series, along with Big Finish producer Jason Haigh-Ellery; writer Gary Russell; new series guest actors Moya Brady ("Love and Monsters"), Sean Gallagher ("New Earth") and Derek Riddell ("Tooth and Claw"); science fiction television actors Marta Kristen and Bob May ("Lost in Space"), Jennifer Rhodes("Charmed"), Richard Chaves ("War of the Worlds: The Series") and Kathryn Leigh Scott ("Dark Shadows"); Doctor Who writers Andy Lane, Simon Guerrier, Scott Alan Woodard, Caroline Symcox, Keith Topping, Thomas Powers and David J. HoweSteve Roberts of the Doctor Who Restoration Team; visual effects coordinatorMojofrom "Battlestar Galactica"; and many more!
The convention is this weekend, Friday February 15 through Sunday February 17, at the Los Angeles Airport Marriott Hotel; more information is available atour website.