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Cybermen spotted at Heathrow Airport, London
Cyberman #omg #sdcc #50thanniversary #tumblrmeetup #doctorwho #bbcamericaThis is me pretending to not be afraid. It was a legit Cyberman. I accidentally bumped the arm and almost screamed. I was hesitant and didn’t really know if I should smile or try not to cry. This is my trying not to cry and smile face. Bad quality, but there was really only one go at this since I was, y’know, scared.
Doctor Who and Orphan Black on the cover of the special San Diego Comic-Con edition of Entertainment Weekly
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Doctor Who Materializes at London’s Heathrow Airport
There are surprises in store for travellers as Doctor Who comes to life at the UK’s busiest airport, in the run up to the show’s 50th Anniversary
BBC Worldwide has teamed up with Heathrow to celebrate the longest running TV sci-fi series in the world, Doctor Who. From Tuesday 16 July, passengers travelling through Heathrow will be treated to a variety of exciting Doctor Who themed experiences including appearances from the famous Cybermen, TARDIS photobooths, displays of genuine props and memorabilia, and augmented reality hotspots.
Snap pictures of yourself and friends on alien worlds and being menaced by monsters from the comfort of our exclusive TARDIS photobooths. All (time) travellers should make sure they pick up a Doctor Who passport, containing out-of-this-world giveaways including a free episode to download, information about Doctor Who activities in terminal over the summer, and a free digital copy of Doctor Who Adventures Magazine to keep the kids busy.
To mark the launch of the partnership, on July 16 travellers through Terminal 5 will be able to enjoy special performances by the London Philharmonic Orchestra of music from series. In addition, Doctor Who novelist Jenny Colgan, author of the recently released Doctor Who: Dark Horizons will also be signing books for fans on the day.
Amanda Hill, Chief Brands Officer for BBC Worldwide comments: “In its 50th Anniversary year we want to include fans around the World in our Doctor Who celebrations and this partnership with Heathrow is a fantastic way of capturing the attention of people from across the globe”.
Susan Goldsmith, Operations Director at Heathrow Terminal 5 said: “I am delighted that Heathrow has been chosen to host this much loved British iconic series. With visitors from over 180 destinations worldwide, as the UK’s only hub airport, Heathrow offers a fantastic opportunity to bring the Doctor Who experience to an international audience this summer.’
Steven Moffat, showrunner, said: “We are delighted to announce another extension to Heathrow’s world-beating facilities - all of space and time in a stylish blue box, complete with phone. Heathrow with time travel - nobody need ever be late again.”
This isn’t the first time the TARDIS has landed at the airport. Tegan- companion to the Fourth and Fifth Doctors - was an air stewardess, who challenged the Doctor to return her to Heathrow. He eventually managed in the 1982 adventure,Time-Flight, which used Heathrow as a filming location.
We’ll choose a few to reblog here as well!
DOCTOR WHO Revisited: PETER DAVISON - May 26 BBC AMERICA
2013 is DOCTOR WHO’s 50th Anniversary. Each month, BBC AMERICA takes the TARDIS back in time with Brand New Specials on all eleven Doctors. This month, it’s Fifth Doctor PETER DAVISON!
Take an in-depth look at the fifth incarnation of the truly timeless Time Lord, played by the youngest actor in the part until current Doctor Matt Smith debuted in 2010. With exclusive interviews with lead writer and executive producer STEVEN MOFFAT, Tenth Doctor DAVID TENNANT, Season Six guest star HUGH BONNEVILLE (Downton Abbey), Fifth Doctor companions SARAH SUTTON and MARK STRICKSON, and DAVISON himself, examining one of the most dramatic departures from the series to date and discussing the return of the two popular foes, the emotionless Cybermen and the ever-deceitful Master.
“I was probably the first Doctor who’d actually watched the series when he was growing up.”
Then, in the story “Earthshock,” a conference to unite military powers against the Cybermen is about to take place, but the Cybermen plan to interrupt it and destroy the Earth. The Doctor must race against time to stop his enemies at any cost…
Don’t miss the Premiere of the fifth DOCTOR WHO: THE DOCTORS REVISITED Special, plus the classic Fifth Doctor story “Earthshock” Sunday May 26 at 8/7c only on BBC America.
Nightmare in Silver + blue
DOCTOR WHO Inside Look: Fast Cybermen in “Nightmare in Silver” - BBC AMERICA
Watch an All New DOCTOR WHO INSIDE LOOK at “Nightmare in Silver” - featuring Exclusive Interviews with lead writer & executive producer STEVEN MOFFAT and star MATT SMITH.
Hear from MATT about “what if the Doctor was a real evil dude,” and from STEVEN about having the Cybermen back: “Apart from that handle head, everything else is up for grabs.”
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