If you are running out of ideas as to what you can do with your children during the summer holidays this year then look no further than the Dr Who Experience. Produced by the BBC this interactive journey takes you and the Doctor on a spectacular adventure though time and space. It is your job to help the Doctor, armed with his Sonic Screwdriver, to escape from his enemies, fly the TARDIS and come face-to-face with some of the scariest monsters seen on screen including Daleks, Cybermen and the Sontarans. This experience lives up to the TV show and is packed with amazing special effects and exclusive filming with Matt Smith on this multi-sensory experience . Super fun for the family and fans alike!
After you have managed to save the world with the Doctor, check out what else there is to see and explore. From the largest ever collection of original Doctor Who props and artefacts, including the entire collection of Doctors’ iconic costumes from 1963 to the present day, to the David Tennant TARDIS set and the Doctors arch enemies through the ages,with the latest addition from the current TV series: the Silence and the Silurians. Sets which have been created especially for the experience include images and interactive experiences allowing you to discover firsthand what happens behind the scenes of the TV programme, how the special effects are created and even how to walk like a Doctor Who monster. Doctor Who star, Matt Smith, who has recorded a series of special, new scenes exclusive to the Doctor Who Experience comments, “The whole concept of the Doctor Who Experience, which will give fans a chance to star in their very own Doctor Who adventure, is massively exciting! I hope as many people as possible enjoy boarding the TARDIS next year to embark upon an exhilarating and sometimes terrifying adventure through time and space.”
This really is a dream come true for all Dr Who fans as the experience show cases some rare Dr Who artefacts from the show’s 47 years history, allows fans to get up close and personal with the scariest monsters from the TV programme and display some new creatures which have not been seen before on TV. And on August 24th there is a special Silurian Prosthetics Demonstration in which you can discover the secrets behind how the Doctor Who team create the Silurians with a live monster makeup and prosthetics demonstration. Featured in the most recent episode of the show ‘A Good Man Goes to War’, the Silurians (Homo Reptilia) were Earth’s first intelligent inhabitants, cold-blood reptilians with a life-span of over three centuries who developed a civilisation at least 300 million years before human beings evolved. To book tickets visit www.doctorwhoexperience.com or www.seetickets.com The Olympia 2 venue is situated in Central London near Kensington. Tickets cost around £19.80 each for an adult and £15.30 per child, children under 5 go free but still need a ticket. The Dr Who Experience runs from 20th February to 20th November.