The BBC needs money and apparently they are desperate enough to try selling old ‘Doctor Who’ props. For fans of the classic sci-fi show, be sure to listen to the new disinformation® podcast where Henry Lincoln talks about how he became the show’s writer. Here’s the story about this month’s auction at London auction house Bonhams, from the Guardian:
Monsters and villains which have sent generations of Doctor Who fans fleeing for the safety of the back of the sofa will go under the hammer this month.
Costumes worn by Kylie Minogue and David Tennant and Billie Piper are also included in the sale at Bonhams.
Daleks and several Cybermen have avoided extermination to make it into the sale room.
Among the highlights are Minogue’s waitress costume worn when she played Astrid Perth in the 2007 special Voyage of the Damned. It is expected to fetch up to £3,000.
From the same special, 10th Doctor Tennant’s two-piece Paul Smith dinner suit is also valued at the same amount.
A jacket worn by Piper’s character, Rose Tyler, is expected to raise up to £700 while a pair of the character’s pyjamas and dressing gown could fetch £250…
[continues at the Guardian]