An early Christmas present has come for all the Doctor Who fans of Australia, with John Barrowman announced to be making his way down under for Supernova 2018.

Renowned for his role as Captain Jack Harkness and Arrow’s Malcom Merlyn, Barrowman will be spreading his signature charm at Supernova Melbourne and Gold Coast next year.

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This announcement follows on from the reveal that fellow Doctor Who legend, Peter Capaldi, is also set to appear at the events in April.

Earlier in the year, Barrowman revealed plans for a special one-off concert in January at Melbourne's Hamer Hall.

More guests are set to be announced for the touring convention in the coming months.

Tickets to Supernova go on sale in January; for more information, swing by theGuide.

John Barrowman
Hamer Hall, Melbourne