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See BBC science fiction props from Doctor Who to Blake’s 7 at the Gunnersbury Park Museum
See BBC science fiction props from Doctor Who to Blake’s 7 at the Gunnersbury Park Museum

See BBC science fiction props from Doctor Who to Blake’s 7 at the Gunnersbury Park Museum

West London has been invaded by Daleks, Tripods, Cybermen and Blake's 7, as a new exhibition looks at the many small companies that made props for the BBC's science fiction shows and films.

Oct
23
2023
See Doctor Who: The Five Doctors on the big screen
See Doctor Who: The Five Doctors on the big screen

See Doctor Who: The Five Doctors on the big screen

The 20th anniversary special Doctor Who: The Five Doctors will be shown on the big screen at the BFI Southbank in September, and tickets go on sale next week.

Aug
02
2023
Watch Doctor Who and Quatermass on the big screen
Watch Doctor Who and Quatermass on the big screen

Watch Doctor Who and Quatermass on the big screen

The Riverside Studios in Hammersmith are hosting a series of Doctor Who TV and a special Quatermass film screening with Julian Glover in attendance over the next few weeks.

Mar
22
2023
Tickets Alert: Doctor Who and the Abominable Snowmen on a big screen
Tickets Alert: Doctor Who and the Abominable Snowmen on a big screen

Tickets Alert: Doctor Who and the Abominable Snowmen on a big screen

Towards the end of 1967, Doctor Who battled the Abominable Snowmen, but almost the entire story was lost, until now.

Jul
30
2022
There’s a DALEK in Hammersmith for a few weeks
There’s a DALEK in Hammersmith for a few weeks

There’s a DALEK in Hammersmith for a few weeks

There aren't many opportunities to take a photo with a DALEK, but for a few weeks you can do just that in Hammersmith.

Jun
13
2022
Half-price tickets to Doctor Who: Time Fracture
Half-price tickets to Doctor Who: Time Fracture

Half-price tickets to Doctor Who: Time Fracture

Doctor Who: Time Fracture is an immersive theatre event where you will be part of the show, and selected dates are offering half-price tickets.

Apr
22
2022
Tickets Alert: Doctor Who Revelation of the Daleks
Tickets Alert: Doctor Who Revelation of the Daleks

Tickets Alert: Doctor Who Revelation of the Daleks

To mark the soon to be released Blu-ray boxset of Doctor Who: The Collection – Season 22, BFI Southbank will be hosting a screening of Doctor Who: Revelation of the Daleks, in which Colin Baker’s Doctor comes up against his deadliest enemy.

Feb
01
2022
Tickets Alert: Doctor Who on a big screen
Tickets Alert: Doctor Who on a big screen

Tickets Alert: Doctor Who on a big screen

The most-watched episode of Doctor Who ever, which had over 16 million viewers when first shown in 1979 is coming to the big screen in December.

Oct
27
2021
Tickets Alert: Doctor Who on the big screen
Tickets Alert: Doctor Who on the big screen

Tickets Alert: Doctor Who on the big screen

There's going to be a chance to see a long-lost story from the Doctor Who archive on the big screen before it goes on sale in the shops to view on the small screen.

Jul
28
2021
City of London design competition for a new TARDIS
City of London design competition for a new TARDIS

City of London design competition for a new TARDIS

The City of London is opening a design competition for a 21st-century Police Box to be placed around the Square Mile.

Feb
01
2021
Missing Doctor Who London Underground story to be released
Missing Doctor Who London Underground story to be released

Missing Doctor Who London Underground story to be released

Set on the London Underground, the Web of Fear is one of those famously lost episode stories from Doctor Who, but a partially restored version is to be released by the BBC.

Dec
08
2020
An immersive Doctor Who show is coming to London in 2021
An immersive Doctor Who show is coming to London in 2021

An immersive Doctor Who show is coming to London in 2021

May 2021 will see Doctor Who: Time Fracture open in London, an immersive theatre event where you will be part of the show.

Nov
06
2020

Tickets Alert: Doctor Who and The Talons of Weng-Chiang

There's an opportunity next month to see a screening of one of Tom Baker's better Doctor Who outings, followed by Q&A with Louise Jameson.

Feb
03
2020
The story behind the Earl’s Court TARDIS
The story behind the Earl’s Court TARDIS

The story behind the Earl’s Court TARDIS

Sitting outside Earl's Court tube station is a blue police box -- a TARDIS -- the first to be introduced to London since 1969, and it was built by London Underground.

Oct
23
2019
Tickets Alert: Doctor Who screening – The Curse of Fenric
Tickets Alert: Doctor Who screening – The Curse of Fenric

Tickets Alert: Doctor Who screening – The Curse of Fenric

There will be a special anniversary screening of seventh Doctor’s penultimate story, with Sophie Aldred and script editor Andrew Cartmel.

Sep
23
2019
Dr Who Daleks as London icons
Dr Who Daleks as London icons

Dr Who Daleks as London icons

Imagine a fusion of Doctor Who's famous villan, the Dalek and some of London's more famous street icons, and you have a work of art by Stu MacKay.

Dec
26
2016
Doctor Who exhibition in central London
Doctor Who exhibition in central London

Doctor Who exhibition in central London

For a couple of weeks, there's a small exhibition of book cover artwork related to the Doctor Who books, which have been re-released by their publisher.

Apr
29
2016
The Dr Who branded £10 bank note
The Dr Who branded £10 bank note

The Dr Who branded £10 bank note

There sits inside the British Museum a collection of banknotes and coinage -- and an exceptionally rare Doctor Who branded banknote.

Jul
04
2015
Dr Who and Thunderbirds are Go at the RAF Museum!
Dr Who and Thunderbirds are Go at the RAF Museum!

Dr Who and Thunderbirds are Go at the RAF Museum!

In the ye olde days before computer CGI ruined everything, science fiction was noted for its use of plastic, wood and dubious plotlines.

Apr
14
2014
See Dr Who in the London Underground on a cinema screen
See Dr Who in the London Underground on a cinema screen

See Dr Who in the London Underground on a cinema screen

A chance to see some recently rediscovered Dr Who episodes on a big screen next weekend, as the Prince Charles Cinema screens the entire Web of Fear story, and to put it into context, the preceding story as well, The Enemy of the World.

Feb
13
2014
London auction of a Dalek, a Cyberman and a Tardis
London auction of a Dalek, a Cyberman and a Tardis

London auction of a Dalek, a Cyberman and a Tardis

More Dr Who stuff as Dr Who stuff is put up for sale at an auction house next month. Persons with wallets deeper than a Dr Who plot-line may be inclined to want to buy a Dalek, or a Cyberman, or an actual Tardis prop model. Time travel not included.

Nov
28
2013
Dr Who and the Curse of the London Underground
Dr Who and the Curse of the London Underground

Dr Who and the Curse of the London Underground

It's the 50th anniversary of a TV show, and the 150th anniversary of an underground railway -- so, here are some Dr Who episodes that featured the London Underground.

Nov
22
2013
Dr Who and the Daleks invade the Museum of London
Dr Who and the Daleks invade the Museum of London

Dr Who and the Daleks invade the Museum of London

A new exhibition to mark the 90th anniversary of the Radio Times has opened at the Museum of London, and as with anything BBC related, has a lot of Dr Who included.

Aug
01
2013
Visit the Doctor Who museum and fan shop in London, UK
Visit the Doctor Who museum and fan shop in London, UK

Visit the Doctor Who museum and fan shop in London, UK

If you are a Doctor Who fan, then it may prove worthwhile to pay a visit to West Ham, for inside their former supporter's club store can be found an entire museum devoted to the science fiction show.

Feb
16
2013