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February 3rd, 2012 15 comments

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Matt Smith (no not that one) Proposes at DWE


Matt Smith last night proposed to his long-standing girlfriend at the Doctor Who Experience in London. The marriage offer, which Matt had been planning for weeks (with some help from BBC Worldwide), came as a complete surprise to his girlfriend who was under the impression she was visiting the capital for a shopping trip.

The Doctor Who Experience at London’s Olympia, a walk through exhibition where the Doctor takes you on a spectacular adventure though time and space, has already been enjoyed by over 200,000 fans both young and old, and was chosen by Matt as the perfect setting for his proposal to girlfriend and avid Doctor Who fan, Stacie-Anne Dilkes, 23. The attraction is in the final three weeks of its year-long London run.

Matt, 22, from Rochford, Essex coincidentally shares the same name with the star of the globally successful BBC TV series and even chose to dress in a tweed jacket and bow tie for the occasion, the standard uniform of the Eleventh Timelord. He stunned his wife-to-be by pretending to be an exhibit in a section of the Experience which hosts original props, costumes and monsters from almost 50 years of the programme – before bending down on one knee and asking for her hand in marriage. And happily, she said YES!

Matt Smith, who plays the real Doctor, instead of protesting at this apparent, albeit brief identity theft, was also in on the surprise and sent a personal message of congratulations to the happy couple, commenting: “Matt Smith proposing to his girlfriend! Firstly, being a Smith means phone calls to the bank take so much longer – there are so many Smiths!! But I bet none of them have proposed at the Doctor Who Experience! Amy and Rory would be proud. Next – babies in the TARDIS…? Congratulations to you both and many years of happiness. Love, Matt.”



  • Dalek of Doom

    April 10th, 2012 - 9:12pm


  • hayden7257

    February 18th, 2012 - 1:32pm

    Me fifth

  • Randomizer

    February 17th, 2012 - 10:01pm

    I almost cried i thought it was the real matt smith so don’t worry!! :O oooopps

  • GreenAnchorRedWaterfall

    February 14th, 2012 - 8:29pm

    I’ll third that. I thought it was the REAL Matt Smith. But apparently not.

  • Tick Tock goes the Clock

    February 14th, 2012 - 2:22pm

    i was a couple of exhibits in front of the girl and i looked at Matt and said good luck as he was holding the wedding ring.

  • NguMadman10000

    February 4th, 2012 - 7:25pm

    Doctor Who The 12th Written By NguMadman10000 Waring THIS Story Is A Installed Story Of Doctor Who Figure Adventures: The Doctor
    Was Looking Around For A New Companion When He
    Saw A Pretty Woman To Marry And Be His Companion
    For A Long Time At 10pm On Monday They Woke And
    Got They Wedding Dress On And Went To The Wedding Before They Started The Doctor Said May My Wife Read Out Her Name And The Doctors Wife Said My Mame Is Jesscia Then They Married
    And Later In The Year They Had Babies
    The Doctor Said Babies In The TARDIS
    Then Jessica Said Babies In The TARDIS It Is My Love THE END Doctor Who The 12th Hour Is Now On DVD!!!!!!

  • booboo the third

    February 4th, 2012 - 11:54am

    you’re not the only one


    February 3rd, 2012 - 9:45pm

    well its a bit romantic on top of a pyramid stary night but then again you get a dying universe and a army of silence

  • Bob the Dalek

    February 3rd, 2012 - 8:51pm

    imagin the wedding. I hope it is’nt anything like the Doctor and River Songs!

  • Tick Tock goes the Clock

    February 3rd, 2012 - 8:05pm

    woo!! congratulations!!

  • The Silence

    February 3rd, 2012 - 5:56pm

    That jacket looks a bit too big for him.

  • crazyguy

    February 3rd, 2012 - 4:53pm

    oops i thought it was real matt smith they were talking about

  • The 13th Doctor

    February 3rd, 2012 - 4:37pm

    ha i dont think any one can say Doctor who is not romantic any more

  • The Wooden Prince (Where was he in the episode?)

    February 3rd, 2012 - 3:41pm

    At first glance I thought he looked like David Tennant…in Matt Smiths outfit! LOL 🙂

  • Doctor Who DVD Collector

    February 3rd, 2012 - 3:32pm


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