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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.




  • epicluke99

    December 19th, 2012 - 4:15pm

    this tardis is great, i hated the idea of it being made of junk because it’s an alien spaceship and it shouldn’t have typewriters on it. i’m starting to like steven moffat now.

  • The someone from somwhere

    December 19th, 2012 - 4:09pm

    I like this tardis. It looks like a mix of Hartnell’s Lab style interior, Mcgann’s console and a Matt Smith sized console room.

  • billlly

    December 19th, 2012 - 4:09pm

    not very good but i think it will be really good in the real episodes

  • The someone from somwhere

    December 19th, 2012 - 4:07pm

    I like this tardis. It’s like a mixture of William Hartnell’s Classic console room, paul mcgann’s console and time roter and matt smith’s sized tardis console room.

  • UDWF1

    December 19th, 2012 - 3:58pm

    Looks like bad CGI in the photo

  • DanSolo

    December 19th, 2012 - 3:44pm

    Its interesting, as I feel like the BBC have tried to make the Doctor change everything about himself, costume, companion, Tardis.. like he’s a different person. Like he has regenerated. However I do not doubt the BBC as every time I have so Doctor Who has only got better!

  • doctorwhoone

    December 19th, 2012 - 3:37pm

    Is it just me, or does the new look Time Rotor look like it’s been filled up with water ?.

    I doubt it off course, but it looks that way.

    I wonder also of the new console is being suspended above the floor by being fixed to the Time Rotor itself ? like it would have been if a new Tardis interior designed by Mike Tucker had been in use during the early 1990’s had the show continued into that decade which would have seen the console suspended off the ground. That’s probably why Matt is standing in front of it so that we won’t notice until broadcast of the Snowmen.

    • crazy guy

      December 19th, 2012 - 3:52pm

      i doubt it as you can see a stand thing at the bottom

    • doctorwhoone

      December 19th, 2012 - 4:03pm

      It’s possible then that it might be the lights inside the new Time Rotor just reflecting inside the glass tube.

      But if it is water then that’s something we’ve never seen before when it comes to designing a new Tardis console, but also, not really safe to do so either since water + electrical equipment = ARGHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH !!!!!!!!!!! [Electric Shock].

  • Anonymous

    December 19th, 2012 - 3:32pm

    looks like the old tardis.
    It looks so smal i like the previous tardis more it was bigger

  • Tardis’nt

    December 19th, 2012 - 3:15pm

    this is amazing, but i think that it is too dark! i wonder what the reason it changes is this time!

    • doctorwhoone

      December 19th, 2012 - 3:29pm

      Reason – 50th Anniversary 😉

  • another guy

    December 19th, 2012 - 3:03pm

    LOVE IT! Obviously we havent seen the other side of the TARDIS (the side matt smith is looking at) but it looks quite small. Anyone else agree?

  • Ian

    December 19th, 2012 - 2:02pm

    I like it a lot. Looks so much better. The other Consoles had far too much clutter.
    And the exterior seems to have been dirtied up a bit. Win win.

  • dr who 1999

    December 19th, 2012 - 1:23pm

    the background looks a bit star Trekkie

  • TheblueV3

    December 19th, 2012 - 1:05pm


    WAY better than the previous two NS TARDIS’ we’ve seen, they used the classic 1980’s interior as a base, which was pretty awesome

  • Anonymous

    December 19th, 2012 - 11:51am

    It looks rubbish big copy of Paul MCgann and Peter Davidson era TARDIS so much for new era of Doctor Who…

    • Anonymous

      December 19th, 2012 - 11:55am

      I love it it looks like the eightys TARDIS

  • CG

    December 19th, 2012 - 11:48am

    It is surprisingly better than I imagined, though in this picture it looks a bit computer animated.

    • CG

      December 19th, 2012 - 12:54pm

      though when I look at it, it still includes the butresses except in sleak and silver now and it does look pretty good.

  • Will

    December 19th, 2012 - 11:45am

    Okay, I have hated almost every change after Moffat took over, the only one I really actually liked was the new intro and music. But this tardis interior is AWESOME!

  • Jack

    December 19th, 2012 - 11:07am

    I love it! At first I thought it was a little ugly but it has grown on me in the last few hours! I like the way it has controls around the edge as well as on the console. I do wish it had a “glow” under the console panels but you cannot have everything. I like the look of the controls!

    Roll on Christmas 2012!

    • Jack

      December 19th, 2012 - 3:48pm

      Though I don’t like the roundels 🙂

  • Dalek Jake

    December 19th, 2012 - 11:01am

    I don’t really like it unfortunately. I like the 2010-2012 interior.

    • Anonymous

      December 19th, 2012 - 3:35pm

      me to

  • The Macra Terror

    December 19th, 2012 - 9:01am

    This is a good chance to redo the exterior too, its way too clean for my liking it needs some mud splashes and the blue window panes.

  • John Smith

    December 19th, 2012 - 8:39am

    I actually quite like it! It has a slightly dark environment and definitely looks similar to something from the classic series. It looks slightly similar to “The TARDIS that never was.” If you don’t quite know what I’m talking about, there was a concept design for a TARDIS interior that would of replaced the Five Doctor’s TARDIS console design, during Sylvester McCoy’s final season. The console had no base and was suspended by a large time rotor. It’s impossible to find a link but I can remember it being in a special feature for the Survival DVD.

    • doctorwhoone

      December 19th, 2012 - 9:00am

      I know which one your talking about and Ive found a picture of it on Google.

      Just type in ‘Doctor Who 1990 Season’ and scroll down for a bit and you’ll find a picture of Sylvester McCoy wearing glasses standing beside it.

    • John Smith

      December 20th, 2012 - 8:18am

      Thanks doctorwhoone! 😀 I managed to find a link to it.

  • doctorwhoone

    December 19th, 2012 - 8:29am

    I hated the previous 2 Tardis console room designs when I first saw them. But over time, they grew on me, and I loved them both very much.

    This time Ive decided to not go all judge-mental on a new design, and you know what ?. . . . .


    Pity Matt’s standing in the way, he ruins this picture just by posing in front of the new console when the picture is about the new look, not him.

    • doctorwhoone

      December 19th, 2012 - 8:30am


  • Jesse Conrad

    December 19th, 2012 - 8:21am

    While the console harkens back to the classic series era, the console room seems so… cold and military-like. Mr Moffatt, I would like to echo the Second Doctor’s sentiment on his visit to the UNIT headquarter, “So you’ve had this room redecorated, haven’t you? Don’t like it!”

  • Paul Butler

    December 19th, 2012 - 8:13am

    I think the set is probably the same size as the previous Tardis. If you look closely it follows the footprint of the previous one. We’re looking at the raised level console area (the staircase is just behind). The rear control panel is on the railing and the rear walls are much further back.

  • Angel Of Death

    December 19th, 2012 - 8:10am

    This Is Cool

  • lesley

    December 19th, 2012 - 8:09am

    Im not to sure at all……Im wavering a little on the look. I myself like others were kinda used to the Tardis bigger and the way it looked before, this is deffo smaller ( Not as big on the inside lol ) and its taking the Tardis back to the older style. I suppose it may grow on me x

  • dalek eternal

    December 19th, 2012 - 8:07am

    this looks amazing i think its gonna look a loy bigger on screen as there might be an under neath bit to it as anyone notice the railings behing the console going down plus therell be the massive roof

  • tardisBUZZ

    December 19th, 2012 - 7:50am

    I like it a lot, I’m so used to the huge set we saw since series 5 and so it will take a lot of getting used to seeing a smaller tardis set but never the less it looks very retro, I just wish I was a little bigger : )

    • tardisBUZZ

      December 19th, 2012 - 7:51am

      I meant to say * I wish it was a little bigger 😀

  • matt9982

    December 19th, 2012 - 7:46am

    Wow it looks great! It could be a bit bigger as the last one was massive 🙂 It looks a bit like a more spaceshipy type version of the classic console room.

  • stewie

    December 19th, 2012 - 7:45am

    this one is kind of like the 8th doctor’s design, i like it, it looks amazing! 🙂 🙂 🙂

  • Handbot Scott

    December 19th, 2012 - 7:44am

    Wow! A lot better than I thought when I first saw the picture of the roof!


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