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Tuesday, 15 February 2011 - Reported by Harry Ward

Gallifrey One's Catch 22: Islands of Mystery, the twenty-second annual North American Doctor Who and science fiction media convention takes place February 18-20 at the Los Angeles Airport Marriott Hotel.

Featured guests from the Whoniverse are Peter Davison (the fifth Doctor), Janet Fielding (Tegan Jovanka), Sarah Sutton (Nyssa), Tracie Simpson (Producer), Matthew Waterhouse (Adric), John Leeson (Voice of K9), Frazer Hines (Jamie McCrimmon), John Levene (Sergeant Benton), Gareth Thomas (Ed Morgan, Ghost Machine, Torchwood), Cush Jumbo (Lois Habiba, Torchwood: Children of Earth), Paul Kasey (Various monsters in Doctor Who, Torchwood and The Sarah Jane Adventures) , Neill Gorton & Rob Mayor (Prosthetics & Special Effects Designers), Ian McNeice (Winston Churchill, Victory of the Daleks), Gareth Roberts (Writer), Philip Oliver (Thomas Hector Schofield, Big Finish), Sarah Douglas (Doctor Who: The Adventure Games voiceover actress), Jane Espenson and Doris Egan (Torchwood: Miracle Day writers), Phil Ford (Producer and writer, The Sarah Jane Adventures), Joss Agnew (Director, The Sarah Jane Adventures), James Moran (Writer), Daphne Ashbrook (Grace Holloway, Doctor Who TV Movie), Gareth Skelding (Location Manager), Gary Russell (Writer & Script Editor), Jason Haigh-Ellery (Big Finish Productions), Clayton Hickman (Writer and former editor of Doctor Who Magazine) and Tony Lee (Doctor Who graphic novelist).

(Update 16/02: Gareth Thomas will be unable to be at Gallifrey 2011 due to sudden medical issues)

A special announcement by CBS Publicity was made on Monday night:
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson is sending The Nerdist' Chris Hardwick as a special correspondent to the 2011 Gallifrey One Convention at the LAX Marriott on Saturday, February 19. Chris will be shooting video and interviewing Dr. Who fans for a segment to air on the show. The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson airs weeknights at 12:37 am ET/PT on CBS.

Ed Stradling announced via his Twitter account that Come In Number Five, a Peter Davison era documentary presented by David Tennant will be shown at the convention.

For a full schedule of events, visit the Gallifrey One website.

(See a full list of conventions and exhibitions on our Events page)