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May 9th, 2016 6 comments

Win Tickets to See Colin Baker (closed)

With Thanks to Who-Ray we have two tickets to give away to see Colin Baker & The Radiophonic Workshop in Stockton on Tees.

The event will be held Saturday 11th June 7pm
ARC, Stockton Arts Centre
Dovecot Street
Stockton on Tees
TS18 1LL

How to enter

Just send an email to with the answer to the following question.

What was the 6th Doctors first story

A: The Mark of the Rani

B: The Twin Dilemma

C: Timelash

We will also be taking entries via our Facebook and Twitter pages.

The winner will receive 2 tickets for the event.

No alternative cash prize available.

Winners must be able to make their own way to and from Stockton Arts Centre, Stockton on Tees

One entry per email address. ( You must ask permission if using parents/guardians).

Email Address must be valid, your own, or used with owners permission otherwise we wont be able to contact you.

If the winner doesn’t respond within 5 days we will pass to the next person. Please do not leave any follow up comments.

We reserve the right to delete ALL posts from anyone attempting multiple entries and exclude them from future competitions.

Competition will end without warning.

Who-Ray presents Colin Baker & The Radiophonic Workshop

Tickets are available from

Saturday 11th June 7pm

ARC, Stockton Arts Centre
Dovecot Street
Stockton on Tees
TS18 1LL

The Radiophonic Workshop members will reflect on their time producing music and sound effects for the BBC in particular their work on hit programme Doctor Who, joined by hosts BBC Tees’ Bob Fischer and former Doctor, Colin Baker.

The Radiophonic Workshop will then give a live performance of Doctor Who: A Journey into Sound.

There’ll also be opportunties to purchase some unique merchandise from the Radiophinic Workshop and autographs (one free autograph is included with the purchase of your ticket.)

Founded in 1958 by Desmond Briscoe and Daphne Oram, the BBC Radiophonic Workshop was home to a maverick group of experimental composers, sound engineers and musical innovators. In a series of small studios within the labyrinthine corridors of the BBC Maida Vale complex, the Workshop explored new ways of using – and abusing – sound.

Drawing on the principles of musique concréte, found sounds, early electronics, oscillators, handmade synths and tape loops the Workshop created the other-worldly soundtrack to some of BBC television and radio’s most iconic programs: The Body in Question, Horizon, Quatermass, Newsround, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Chronicle and of course Delia Darbyshire’s iconic Doctor Who Theme – still the high water mark for British electronic music nearly 50 years after it was recorded.

The influence of the Radiophonic Workshop on popular music has been profound, from The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and Pink Floyd to name a few. Along with many of today’s most successful electronic artists and DJs, who have ensured the Radiophonic Work Shop’s albums are amongst the world’s most sampled recorded works, the Workshop’s legacy continues to grow as new generations of musicians discover their rich catalogue of recorded works.

Now, more than 15 years after the Workshop was decommissioned original members Peter Howell, Roger Limb, Dr Dick Mills, Paddy Kingsland and archivist Mark Ayres are back working together.


Also on this day

Saturday 11th June 2016 Kapow! Market and Family Fun Day

A Family Fun Day taking place across town with something for everyone. Check out the specialist traders in the marquee on the High Street, selling a range of design-led Sci-Fi-themed and TV/Film-related toys, action figures and collectables. Costumed characters will be out in force across town.

If you are interested in trading at Kapow!, or fancy coming along as Doctor Who or one of his companions, or as a character from Star Wars, Batman, Marvel, Disney, DC or Manga and being available for photos & interacting with the public, please get in touch.

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  • Matt

    March 12th, 2016 - 10:22am

    As a budding Composer these guys are my inspiration, I wrote a 2000 word essay on their work last year as part of my Degree and the thought of meeting them is amazing.

  • Floppy Who

    March 12th, 2016 - 8:33am

    I’ve been dying to see the Workshop in action for a very long time (I was lucky enough to have a natter with Dick Mills last year and he hinted that events like this might be few and far between for various reasons), so delighted to see this advertised. Unfortunately this event clashes with another Who event taking place in Oxfordshire that I’ve booked tickets for…!


    March 11th, 2016 - 5:06pm

    This looks great

  • 2doctors2000

    March 11th, 2016 - 4:51pm

    Now, I reckon Ben Lett would love this, even though he’s already going I believe?
    I’ve always awaited a chance to meet a Doctor, it’s shameful that I haven’t!

  • ElementaryMoriarty

    March 11th, 2016 - 4:04pm

    Always wanted to meet Colin… Nevr had the chance to.. But I live near this area, so I now have the chance 😀

    • Louise Thacker

      March 11th, 2016 - 4:16pm

      I met him a few years ago and he was delightful! I even got to where the rainbow jacket that his Doctor wore!