The Amy Pond actress, who will be leaving Doctor Who later this year, said: “I'm really looking forward to the Convention and meeting all of the wonderful Doctor Who fans!”
The commercial arm of the BBC have also revealed that a series of events will be taking place at the convention which give attendees the chance to see pyrotechnic demonstrations and detailed prosthetics masterclasses. These will be provided by Danny Hargreaves, Doctor Who’s SFX Supervisor and Neill Gorton co-director of Millennium FX.
The stellar line-up of guests also includes: Matt Smith; Steven Moffat; Karen Gillan; Arthur Darvill; Mark Sheppard; Nick Briggs; Ian McNeice; Raquel Cassidy; Neill Gorton; Danny Hargreaves; Tom MacRae; Toby Haynes; Barnaby Edwards; Caroline Henry; Stephen Pehrsson; Michael Pickwoad; Andy Pryor; Gary Russell; Simon Fisher-Becker and Marcus Wilson.
The first ever Offical Doctor Who Convention will be staged at the Millennium Centre in Cardiff on 24th and 25th March 2012.
Tickets are available now and can be purchased from dwconvention.com at the price of £99.
(Source: BBC Media Centre)