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December 19th, 2012 167 comments

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Brand New Tardis Interior Unveiled

Brand New Tardis Interior Unveiled

Courtesy of BBC Pictures we can now see the new Tardis interior and console which will first feature in The Snowmen to be shown on Christmas day.




  • TardisMan

    February 8th, 2013 - 9:41pm

    Steven Moffat has dragged Dr Who down and now he’s taken the TARDIS with it

    • Glyn Talbot

      February 14th, 2013 - 2:07pm

      I Love the new look TARDIS. I think Verity Lambert would be pleased and amazed to see project to be still be on today, celebrating 50 years this November.

  • Gabby

    February 6th, 2013 - 4:19am

    I dont really like this tardis. i wish they had keeped it the same like before. But hey,dont listen to me, Im only 10!

  • obsie

    January 10th, 2013 - 12:16am

    Seems too organised,stark and characterless. “I preferred it the way it was”. The clutter and randomness of the previous two summed up both the TARDIS and The Doctor’s characters sublimely . It could do with a touch of moodiness about it. However, “everything changes” and being able to adapt is the reason why all of us can keep talking about the programme after all these years. Best go now,sit in a mood filled room and be childish.Works for me!

  • Baba

    January 3rd, 2013 - 8:27pm

    I think it looks really cool apart from the spinning bit at the top of the room. It looks like the classic tardis inside from 1970s!

  • johnny

    December 31st, 2012 - 12:59am

    I like the new control room, it could use more roundels though. I would love to see the original Hartnell room realized in color as the designer intended.

  • doctorwholew

    December 30th, 2012 - 6:41pm

    Probably they will sell another tardis playset with no sounds or lights at the same expensive price,

  • caro

    December 26th, 2012 - 2:11pm

    sorry to be somewhat grouchy . . . there are people who like this console but this is just completely off the rails for me. i think its awful… and quite honestly… i hate it. the old one was nice, it had glass floors and an awesome console that was just a little messy like the 11th doctor, it had warm lighting and felt like home rather than an aeroplane control panel, a boring grey console panel, light sabers in a tube and target practise along the walls of a storage shed. i understand they’re probably trying to bring back a little of the old doctors… but then theres just that weird modern twist that just clashes with everything and makes it unlikeable :/

    • Dalek of Doom

      December 30th, 2012 - 6:03pm

      Ai? The new TARDIS is awesome! It feels to me like Doctor Who has become a new show! My criticism is the Console Room looks smaller compared to the Eleventh Doctor’s previous one?

    • Allons’y Alonso

      January 6th, 2013 - 7:50pm

      I’ll have to agree with Caro, it seems like a really cold, clinical kind of Tardis with no personality, also, I miss the different floors of the old model. Moffat, what have you done???

  • ?

    December 26th, 2012 - 1:28pm

    I like the last one

  • David

    December 26th, 2012 - 2:04am

    First impressions, yuck. It looks like it’s been designed by an fan reminiscing the olden days of Doctor Who (archetype TARDIS, rubbish sets and all) with no taste in colour. I mean, look at the target-like lights with all the clashing colours and the sickly greenish lighting. The last TARDIS interior was fun, colourful and showed the scale of the interior/exterior difference. This is pretty cramped by comparison.

    In 2005 Doctor Who finally got good and now Moffat seems to be determined to restore it back to the olden days of boring sets.

    Sorry about the rant but thought this is the beginning of the end I’m afraid.

    • Kyle

      December 29th, 2012 - 11:43am

      Kind of the point, considering this is the 50th anniversary and all.

    • You Know WHO

      January 23rd, 2013 - 10:47pm

      Doctor Who was ‘good’ long befour 2005.
      The new Tardis is a mixture of classic consoles and new ones, which is an important thing to have for the 50th.

  • RR

    December 25th, 2012 - 5:06pm

    Prrrrobably Neil Gaimien

    • Paul

      December 27th, 2012 - 10:18pm

      Finally became good? After 50 years?

  • Brother of the Daleks

    December 24th, 2012 - 9:23pm

    As an invading enemy often said, “Excellent!” The Classic TARDIS interior always had an alien feeling, while the 4th Doctor’s secondary control room looked too manmade, the 2005 TARDIS looked awful, and the 2010 one, while better than the 2005 version, was still not as great as the original. Kudos to whoever redesigned it this time around!

  • drjakeyoung

    December 24th, 2012 - 1:23pm

    24 hours to go!

    • dr who 1999

      December 24th, 2012 - 1:24pm

      24 hours to go!

  • Sebatron

    December 24th, 2012 - 12:59am

    I like it because it seems a bit more organised then the last 2.
    Only 2 days to go!!!!


    December 23rd, 2012 - 10:14pm

    the tardis is supposed to be bigger on the inside this one isnt when the companions walk in there thier supposed to be amazed nt really amazed miss the carol one

    • ?

      December 31st, 2012 - 9:16am

      You are right but I think you need to get used to it and any way you have to admit it looks more like a time travel machine

    • ?

      December 31st, 2012 - 9:17am

      You are right but I think you need to get used to it and any way you have to admit it looks more like a time travel machine.

  • billybob

    December 23rd, 2012 - 9:22pm

    i think that the new TARDIS is posh but my opinion is that they could of done a better job on the TARDIS interior but it looks a lot better than the previous TARDIS interior

    • apple pinapple

      December 23rd, 2012 - 9:32pm

      i believe that it isn’t posh and they could have done better

  • bowtiesarefezzesthatarecool

    December 23rd, 2012 - 5:51pm

    I really like this one. I have been waiting for them to get rid of the coral theme. I always wanted one like this. It has a modern sort of classic one, just not as boring like the classic console rooms. I cnat wait to see it.

  • mr beans brother

    December 23rd, 2012 - 2:06pm


    • bowtiesarefezzesthatarecool

      December 23rd, 2012 - 5:26pm

      well if you look at the bottom right of the pic there are stairs going down.

  • foreverdalek 1323

    December 22nd, 2012 - 10:21pm

    I like the new design very much, i personally think that the doctor has changed, from a light and happy doctor. with the bright tweed jacket. To a doctor who wears a more darker toned jacket, obviuosley losing Amy and Rory did alot to him, perhaps this is the result, a more darker doctor.

  • Doctor Stu

    December 22nd, 2012 - 9:30pm

    The Doctor was watching over us yesterday and made sure the world didn’t end!!!!!!! Also I preferred the previous TARDIS, I hope there’s a good explanation as to why it changed and it is explained properly instead of it just randomly changing in the episode. Love Jenna Louise Coleman but unfortunately there’s not going to be a 5inch figure. Hopefully they’ll make one in about 50 years when she is considered a classic and I will then be 64

    • Anonymous2345

      December 23rd, 2012 - 12:28pm

      LOL my dad said he battled a giant Mayan robot and saved the world LOL

    • Sebatron

      December 24th, 2012 - 12:55am

      He saved us! THANK-YOU DOCTOR!!!!!!

  • Anonymous

    December 22nd, 2012 - 4:23pm

    Love it

  • bowtiemadjacob

    December 22nd, 2012 - 3:14pm

    personally im not a huge fan of this design the original 11th doctor tardis seemed a lot more welcoming who knows it may grow on me

  • Prof Horner

    December 22nd, 2012 - 10:45am

    Up to the masque of mandragora the tardis control room was rarely the same two storys running. The new set looks great ,but I still think the original Hartnell tardis set and console is the best.

  • Anonymous

    December 22nd, 2012 - 10:18am

    The new tardis is good

  • Anonymous

    December 22nd, 2012 - 10:18am

    The new tardis looks good

  • Sebatron

    December 21st, 2012 - 9:58pm

    Maybe the Doctor changed it because the old one reminded him of Amy and Rory to much.

    • 11matt

      December 21st, 2012 - 11:28pm

      i agree with that

    • doctorwhoone

      December 22nd, 2012 - 9:30am

      There are actually two reason.

      For the Doctor, it is indeed because the previous version reminded him too much of adventures within the Tardis with Amy and Rory.

      The other reason is because of the shows 50th Anniversary next year.

      So basically there’s something new for both us and the Doctor.

  • phillip

    December 21st, 2012 - 6:53pm

    wow that is good

  • ryanthedalekmaster

    December 21st, 2012 - 6:34pm

    this is awsome i wish teyd do a playset

    • hunter

      December 22nd, 2012 - 9:04am

      i love it

    • doctorwhoone

      December 22nd, 2012 - 9:32am

      I think they will, but for the shorter new series figures which I think are coming out sometime next year, since new series figures are going no longer going to be 5 inch which is daft, while the classic series figures will stay 5 inch.

  • McGann is the Doctor

    December 21st, 2012 - 10:08am

    Shouldn’t have looked before the episode, but WOW, it looks so much more creepy and wierd !

    Alot less “homely”, it reminds me so much of the Peter Davison Tardis room.

    • McGann is the Doctor

      December 21st, 2012 - 10:08am

      Anyone else spot the staircase ?

    • doctorwhoone

      December 21st, 2012 - 10:31am

      Yeah I noticed the staircase too, probably a nod to the 11th Doctors original console room.

    • dj chaz

      December 21st, 2012 - 12:00pm

      this TARDIS is awsome

    • imogen

      December 21st, 2012 - 12:58pm

      creepy i was gust geting cunfy and its changed.

    • dr who 1999

      December 21st, 2012 - 9:55pm

      ha! just noticed the staircase! would never have noticed that

  • doctorwhoone

    December 21st, 2012 - 9:11am

    Off topic, but since there’s no new topic about the Daleks –


    Cos 49 years ago today, part 1 of the very first ever Dalek story on Saturday 21st December 1963 was broadcast, with a Daleks manipulator arm [oh alright then, SINK PLUNGER !!] making an appearance menacing the 1st Doctors companion Barbra Wright played by the late Jaqueline Hill.


    • imogen

      December 21st, 2012 - 12:59pm

      ha ha ha

    • John Smith

      December 21st, 2012 - 11:07pm

      Don’t you think that it’s a bit of a coincidence that 49 years after the creation of the Dalek’s the World might End? Mhh, interesting…

    • doctorwhoone

      December 22nd, 2012 - 9:34am

      If the world had ended yesterday then I’d rather it would have been the end of the world as we know it by being invaded by Daleks rather then the world blowing up in our faces.

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