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Immersive theatrical Doctor Who adventure coming to London later this month

Travel to the year 3000 and back with a brand-new Doctor Who-themed immersive theatre experience coming to London in May






The BBC has teamed up with theatrical experience creator Immersive Everywhere to produce a new adventure taking visitors into the Doctor Who universe.

Originally set to open in 2020, the experience was delayed as a result of the pandemic and will now make its public debut on May 26 2021, operating at reduced capacity due to current COVID restrictions.

Set in 1940 at the height of the Blitz, Doctor Who: Time Fracture sees a weapon of unknown origin destroy part of the British capital, opening up a rift in space and time. Guests will play the role of UNIT recruits, fighting to protect the people of earth from alien threats such as Daleks and Cybermen.

The experience has been directed by Tom Maller, whose work to date includes immersive recreations of Casino Royale, Dr Strangelove, 28 Days Later, Blade Runner and Romeo and Juliet. Maller is also co-creator of the UK’s longest-running immersive theatre show - The Immersive Great Gatsby.

“If you are simply an immersive theatre fan, you’re going to travel from historic places to the year 3000, into 17 different worlds, and meet some amazing characters and music and atmosphere and dance and themed cocktails,” Maller told The Guardian. “We’ve devised this show to appeal to families, friends, solo explorers, and also for people to socialise and have a much needed fun night out in a different environment.”

Time Fracture forms part of the ‘Time Lord Victorious’ arc of the Doctor Who story, with the events playing out across comics, books, CDs and an animated YouTube series. One of the actors confirmed to be a part of the experience is David Bradley, who will reprise his role as the first doctor - the second person to play the role after William Hartnell.

“I could see it taking off and being something special,” said Bradley. “It may attract people who may not be Doctor Who fans but if they aren’t fans when they go in, they certainly will be when they come out. It’s going to be quite an amazing experience.”




Immersive sets will bring visitors right into the TARDIS along with numerous iconic Dr Who locations   CREDIT: LUKE DYSON


Guests will not only travel forwards in time but also backwards in the immersive Dr Who adventure   CREDIT: LUKE DYSON



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Immersive theatrical Doctor Who adventure coming to London later this month

Travel to the year 3000 and back with a brand-new Doctor Who-themed immersive theatre experience coming to London in May





The BBC has teamed up with theatrical experience creator Immersive Everywhere to produce a new adventure taking visitors into the Doctor Who universe.

Originally set to open in 2020, the experience was delayed as a result of the pandemic and will now make its public debut on May 26 2021, operating at reduced capacity due to current COVID restrictions.

Set in 1940 at the height of the Blitz, Doctor Who: Time Fracture sees a weapon of unknown origin destroy part of the British capital, opening up a rift in space and time. Guests will play the role of UNIT recruits, fighting to protect the people of earth from alien threats such as Daleks and Cybermen.

The experience has been directed by Tom Maller, whose work to date includes immersive recreations of Casino Royale, Dr Strangelove, 28 Days Later, Blade Runner and Romeo and Juliet. Maller is also co-creator of the UK’s longest-running immersive theatre show - The Immersive Great Gatsby.

“If you are simply an immersive theatre fan, you’re going to travel from historic places to the year 3000, into 17 different worlds, and meet some amazing characters and music and atmosphere and dance and themed cocktails,” Maller told The Guardian. “We’ve devised this show to appeal to families, friends, solo explorers, and also for people to socialise and have a much needed fun night out in a different environment.”

Time Fracture forms part of the ‘Time Lord Victorious’ arc of the Doctor Who story, with the events playing out across comics, books, CDs and an animated YouTube series. One of the actors confirmed to be a part of the experience is David Bradley, who will reprise his role as the first doctor - the second person to play the role after William Hartnell.

“I could see it taking off and being something special,” said Bradley. “It may attract people who may not be Doctor Who fans but if they aren’t fans when they go in, they certainly will be when they come out. It’s going to be quite an amazing experience.”




Immersive sets will bring visitors right into the TARDIS along with numerous iconic Dr Who locations   CREDIT: LUKE DYSON


Guests will not only travel forwards in time but also backwards in the immersive Dr Who adventure   CREDIT: LUKE DYSON



 



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