Doctor Who thing: production designer’s notebook up for auction


Whoa. Spotted on ebay:

The personal note-book used by TRISTAN PEATFIELD, who was Production Designer on Series 5 of Doctor Who (2010), between the departure of Ed Thomas and the arrival of Michael Pickwoad. A 14cm x 21cm black covered “Guildhall” notebook, it contains notes on a number of productions on which Tristan worked (most of which I cannot identify), including at least 13 pages dedicated to Doctor Who and in particular to the episode The Lodger. This includes text, designs and drawings in pencil by Tristan and his colleague Peter McKinstry, the best of which is probably the original design for the “Lodger TARDIS” console and “Amy Pond, TARDIS Pilot” (see photos).

This is an absolutely unique, one-off, used on-set item, which I am selling on behalf of Tristan for the benefit of The Isabella Peatfield Memorial Fund, which raises money for children’s projects in Sri Lanka. Tristan’s daughter Isabella died in the country on Boxing Day 2004, the youngest British victim of the Indian Ocean Tsunami.

Bidding ends on September 10th.

Via Doctor Who News.

(If you stumble across a cool Doctor Who thing, feel free to email me with a link.)

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