Update 16th February 2017
Over 4 years after the original campaign we are glad to see Neil Gaiman supports Sue Perkins for Doctor Who, on a Radio 5 Live interview.
“needless to say I’d love to see a woman Doctor, the time is absolutely right.”
Did you spot any coverage on websites, newspapers, TV or Radio, get in touch @scifind and let us know.
It all started shortly after the campaign was started with a reply to @MrsScifind on twitter:
(not the main @scifind twitter account, something that baffles me to this day.
This was very quickly acted upon by Digital Spy:
‘Doctor Who’: Sue Perkins subject of female Doctor campaign
Unfortunately Digital Spy did NOT read the original article on Scifind!
Neither did THE SUN NEWSPAPER online.
Doctor Sue? Fans launch campaign for Perkins to be the next Time Lord
This coverage was mirrored in the PRINT VERSION OF A NATIONAL NEWSPAPER the following day (13th Feb)
The Daily Mirror was next:
Time Lady: Comedian Sue Perkins “beyond flattered” by calls for her to be first female Doctor Who
Like before they actually made no attempt to get across the message of the original article, instead they decided to focus on the 40 year old argument of should the Doctor regenerate into a woman.
This was closely followed by NME, who quoted Scifind and made reference to the Bigfinish Unbound audios – but still failed to get what we were driving at.
To date we have not seen evidence of print coverage in The Mirror.
Past her original tweet Sue Perkins has failed to comment. We hope to hold a discussion with BigFinish very soon.
Debate on Reveal Magazine
Looks like Scifind started a debate over at woman’s weekly mag REVEAL
Doctor Sue On Google
Passing Mention in The Scotsman
Will Sue Perkins be the first female Doctor Who?
Doctor Who fans split in the debate as to whether Sue Perkins (or any woman at all) should be the new Doctor!
Whovians declare the idea of comedian Sue Perkins to be first female Doctor Who “awesome,” while some traditional fans insist the iconic role must be played by a man