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Tuesday, 6 March 2012 - Reported by Chuck Foster
Behind The Sofa is a collection of over 100 celebrity memories of Doctor Who, compiled by Steve Berry, with all profits from the book going to Alzheimer’s Research UK, which funds research into finding a cure for dementia.

Contributors to the book include:
Al Murray, Andy Nyman, Angellica Bell, Bill Oddie, Boyd Hilton, Charlie Brooker, Charlie Higson, Chris Chibnall, Chris Tarrant, Christopher H Bidmead, Conor McNicholas, David Quantick, Ed Petrie, Emma Freud, Gary Russell, Graham Duff, Hugh Bonneville, Iain Lee, Iain Morris, Ian McMillan, Jacqueline Rayner, Jason Arnopp, James Moran, Jason Flemyng, Jenny Colgan, Jeremy Dyson, Jon Culshaw, Jonathan Morris, Jonathan Ross, Josie Long, Julian Glover, Kim Lakin-Smith, Konnie Huq, Louise Mensch, Lynda Bellingham, Mal Young, Marc Platt, Mark Millar, Martina Cole, Michael Grade, Michael Legge, Mitch Benn, Neil Gaiman, Nev Fountain, Nicholas Parsons, Nicola Bryant, Paul Cornell, Paul Hartnoll, Paul Whitehouse, Philip Plait, Rhys Thomas, Richard Coles, Richard Herring, Rick Wakeman, Robin Ince, Roland Rat, Rufus Hound, Sarah Greene, Shaun Dingwall, Simon Guerrier, Stephen Gallagher, Stephen Merchant, Terrance Dicks, Toby Hadoke, Toby Young, Tom Harris, Tony Lee, Toyah Willcox, Tracy Ann Oberman, Wincey Willis.

The book is illustrated by Ben Morris, who has contributed to Doctor Who Magazine and Doctor Who Adventures.

The standard book will be available to purchase as a limited edition both in a hard-cover and as an e-book. Limited advance copies can now be pre-ordered, with additional packages available: along with a free copy of the e-book, Supporters will also be listed in the acknowledgements for the Ogron package (200 copies), and additionally receive a signed print of one of Ben Morris's illustrations for the book if purchasing the Slitheen package (100 copies); a Sponsor package, Zygon (10 copies), also allows the inclusion of a company graphic or sponsor message in the acknowledgements.

The book is due to be published in September - full details and information on how to pre-order can be found via the book's official website.

(with thanks to Steve Berry)

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