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October 7th, 2011 29 comments

Doctor Who Experience London Stay extended

BBC Worldwide is delighted to announce that the critically acclaimed and award-winning Doctor Who Experience will be extending its run at London’s Olympia Two until February 22nd 2012 due to huge public demand. Since opening the Tardis doors in February this year and becoming one of the capital’s premier tourist attractions, over 155,000 excited visitors have had the chance to star in their very own Doctor Who adventure as the Doctor’s companion.

The attraction, which is regularly updated with the latest monsters and artifacts from the show, has been described as ‘the nearest thing to actually being in the TV show itself’ – allowing visitors to join the Doctor on a journey through time and space, encountering some of the best-loved and scariest monsters from the hit international television series.

Current Doctor Who star Matt Smith commented: “I am delighted that the Doctor Who Experience is extending its stay in London. It puts you at the heart of the adventure and the exhibition just gets better and better as more attractions are added.”

This will be the last chance to visit the Experience’s London residence before it moves to its permanent home in Cardiff, Wales next year.

With Thanks to BBC Worldwide

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29 comments

  • 11matt

    October 30th, 2011 - 7:15pm

    i went today and got the time and rani dvd and a cyberman was walking around

  • 11matt

    October 26th, 2011 - 12:08pm

    going for 2nd time on sunday 30th

  • King of the weevils

    October 26th, 2011 - 6:38am

    I’d love to go again and this time not be so mesmerised by the TARDIS that I nearly blow all of time and space up(or something like that). It would constantly surprise me though even if my friend told me quite a lot about it(but not everything) I never imagined it would be how it was cause it’s that surprising and mad. If you haven’t already been then go there right now(really now!!).
    Also they’ve begun work on the Cardiff one. Better go down there and help them get those weevils out so they don’t accidentally eat a barbie doll or swallow a chicken(really now!!). That was the most bonkers thing I’ve ever written. I’ll just be off then see what I mean by bonkers?

  • The Doctor

    October 22nd, 2011 - 8:58pm

    That’s really good, I still had to go, I was scared I couldn’t go!

  • brendanuk

    October 21st, 2011 - 4:55pm

    but they did when i went there!

  • whofan4ever

    October 16th, 2011 - 3:27pm

    how about one in scotland? they did before but not as good as the experience sounds

  • cyberleader199

    October 14th, 2011 - 5:59pm

    not when i went there

  • Doctor on Trial .

    October 14th, 2011 - 11:58am

    I’m glad of the London stay being extended, I’m going to be there in January. 😀 Do the figure aisles have forbiddenplanet exclusives ? ❓

  • King of the weevils

    October 10th, 2011 - 4:40pm

    Spring/summer 2012

  • Whofan123

    October 9th, 2011 - 9:24pm

    Wow cool I would love to go for the 2nd time round it was Amazing when I went in easter 😀

  • cyberleader199

    October 9th, 2011 - 6:32pm

    i’ve already been and its AWSOME

  • DALEKTHAY

    October 9th, 2011 - 12:41pm

    COOL

  • Andrew

    October 9th, 2011 - 4:32am

    when is it going to open in cardiff?

  • The Whofan101

    October 8th, 2011 - 6:22pm

    Same here (hopefully)!

  • DALEKTHAY

    October 8th, 2011 - 1:09pm

    I AM GOING IN OCTOBER HALF TERM!!!!!!!

  • Harold Saxon

    October 8th, 2011 - 7:52am

    I am delighted,i still need to visit it,i am going mid november i think!

  • dwfan101

    October 7th, 2011 - 9:39pm

    I really want to go now.

  • King of the weevils

    October 7th, 2011 - 9:01pm

    363 actually

  • King of the weevils

    October 7th, 2011 - 9:00pm

    Actually it was announced a few months ago it would end on november 20th but now it’s going to have been open to the public(excluding the test run thingys)for 365 days. 😀 must go again as I heard there’s gangers there and the junk TARDIS

  • KRYNOIDY

    October 7th, 2011 - 8:34pm

    Thank goodness! I still need to go!!

  • Anonymous

    October 7th, 2011 - 6:49pm

    I doubt they would although chances are a few Roboforms might get put up.

  • BOOBOO JR

    October 7th, 2011 - 6:06pm

    People must think it’s good, it was supposed to be gone on the 4th September 2011. Since then it’s been extended by 6 months!!!

  • RORY DOCTOR RIVER POND

    October 7th, 2011 - 4:48pm

    hooray! haven’t been yet!

  • booboo

    October 7th, 2011 - 4:31pm

    i would imagine as it will be there for Christmas they could set up something where you could see santa like a lot of attractions do

  • Anonymous

    October 7th, 2011 - 4:22pm

    rellay waht do you mean?

  • Commander Strax

    October 7th, 2011 - 4:04pm

    what do you mean?

  • The Sea Devil

    October 7th, 2011 - 11:37am

    They should have a Santa’s grotto

  • The Doctor

    October 7th, 2011 - 11:36am

    Great give me chance to go again

  • FACE

    October 7th, 2011 - 11:29am

    Sweeeeeeeeeet

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