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July 13th, 2015 11 comments

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Michelle Gomez and Ingrid Oliver added to Doctor Who Festival

Michelle Gomez and Ingrid Oliver to come face-to-face at the Doctor Who Festival this year ExCel Exhibition Centre, London

Friday 13th, Saturday 14th, Sunday 15th November

Tickets on general sale now from

BBC Worldwide are excited to announce that Michelle Gomez and Ingrid Oliver will be joining Peter Capaldi and Steven Moffat at the official Doctor Who Festival, which will take place at ExCeL, London, on the 13th, 14th and 15th November 2015. The Festival will offer fans an exclusive and interactive glimpse into how the inimitable world of Doctor Who is created.

We are also pleased to confirm that photo opportunities* will be available with Peter Capaldi, Ingrid Oliver and Michelle Gomez, plus the opportunity to have an iconic photo taken on the set from Series 9.

In a weekend event like no other, television fans of all ages will be invited to see how one of the UK’s most-loved television programmes is created. Ticket holders will be able to discover the inspiration behind the Doctor’s recent adversaries, the imagination required to create whole new worlds and the ingenuity that goes into designing and making the beautiful backdrops that give Doctor Who its unique look. This Festival is a must-attend event for die-hard Doctor Who fans and for those who want to learn more about television production, with many, many more exciting announcements to come!


Standard ticket: £65

Standard child ticket: £30

Standard family ticket: £165

TARDIS ticket: £110 SOLD OUT

ARDIS child ticket: £50 SOLD OUT

ARDIS family ticket: £285 SOLD OUT

THEATRE SHOWS –see the writers and cast from the series as they talk about how to make an idea become reality on a series as big and bold as Doctor Who.

ON SET PHOTO–photo opportunities on one of the current filming sets.

WARDROBE DEPARTMENT – a display of costumes and props from the series.

COSPLAYERS SHOWCASE – fans can showcase their impressive Doctor Who-themed outfits.

THE FAN CHALLENGE! –fans young and old can test their knowledge of Doctor Who.

DRAMA SCHOOL – the techniques and secrets that the cast learn when filming Doctor Who.

OFFICIAL MERCHANDISE – the official fan shopping area.

PRODUCTION VILLAGE – a chance for fans to understand what it takes to film a scene in Doctor Who.
PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES – an opportunity for fans to purchase an individual photograph with the current cast members appearing.

The ticket price includes day entry to the Festival, access to three theatre shows, lanyard, show planner and all of the above. TARDIS tickets to include the above plus brochure, lounge access, front block theatre show seats and a Limited Edition Doctor Who Festival 2015 T-shirt. Tickets, further information and monthly newsletters are available from

As announced last week Doctor Who Festival will also be coming to Australia a week after on 21st-22nd November 2015. Peter Capaldi and Steven Moffat will also be attending the Australian event.

*Photos opportunities are subject to availability and will need to be purchased in advance of the Festival via the website.



  • The Five Doctors

    August 5th, 2015 - 10:31pm

    I really want to go now! Too far away for me and ticket prices too high 🙁

  • 76 Totter’s Lane

    July 15th, 2015 - 1:13pm

    No, but I thought it could be the underwater base from episodes 3 & 4.

  • Anonymous

    July 15th, 2015 - 11:09am

    Does anyone know what the ‘Iconic Series 9 set photo’ is?

  • Anonymous

    July 15th, 2015 - 12:35am

    That’s meant to be lose where it says use

  • Anonymous

    July 15th, 2015 - 12:35am

    The battle is on for the Peter ticket! Use PayPal, people use them whilst typing in their card, if u use PayPal it reserves them for you, that’s how I got my tardis tickets so fast! #thegameison

  • The Five Doctors

    July 14th, 2015 - 4:37pm

    Yeah, you can

  • the man who fights the monsters

    July 14th, 2015 - 4:14pm

    can you have photos with peter

  • Anonymous

    July 14th, 2015 - 10:59am

    Lovely – thank you very much!

  • 76 Totter’s Lane

    July 13th, 2015 - 8:54pm

    Yeah, they’re £30.

  • booboo

    July 13th, 2015 - 8:32pm

    i have seen £30 mentioned

  • Ollie

    July 13th, 2015 - 8:31pm

    Does anyone who perhaps attended the 50th Anniversary event know how much the photo opportunities with the cast will be?

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