Matthew Waterhouse and Sarah Donner Are Coming to Flame Con 2!

Matthew Waterhouse is an actor and writer, best known for playing Doctor Who’s companion Adric! The young companion to the 4th and 5th doctors (Tom Baker and Peter Davison) was featured in thirteen BBC TV serials between 1980 and 1984. Matthew has recently revisited the role of Adric in the Doctor Who audio series for Big Finish Productions. He has also appeared in several episodes of Big Finish’s ‘Dark Shadows’, including the critically acclaimed 13 part serial ‘Bloodlust’, a #1 bestseller on

His extensive work in British theatre covers everything from Shakespeare to Neil Simon. He is the author of three novels and ‘Blue Box Boy’, a highly praised memoir of ‘Doctor Who’. A book of short stories, ‘Sugar’, is due from Head Music Press in 2016. He regards all of his books as within the tradition of queer writing.

We are truly excited to have Matthew joining us at Flame Con, and we can’t wait to to talk with him about his life and work!



Indie folkpop singer Sarah Donner is coming to FlameCon! She's a well-known weblebrity and performer, having co-written songs with The Oatmeal, including the famous "The Motherf**cking Pterodactyl Song." Her music has been featured on multiple programs including NPR and CBS News.

Sarah will be giving Flame Con an exclusive performance, and will be selling CDs and merchandise in the exhibit hall all weekend. With several albums full of upbeat, whimsical tunes about mythical beasts, love, science, and lots and lots of cats, we’re excited to have her back!



Flame Con is August 20-21 at the Brooklyn Bridge Marriott in Brooklyn, NY. Purchase tickets here.