You Can Go And Visit A Replica Of The First Ever “Doctor Who” TARDIS

The set built for the forthcoming An Adventure In Space And Time is on public display in Cardiff.

1. The replica of the First Doctor’s TARDIS interior set has been added into the Doctor Who Experience in Cardiff.

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The interactive exhibit is housed right next to the BBC’s Roath Lock studios where Doctor Who is filmed.

2. The new set has been added to mark a year since the exhibit opened in Cardiff.

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Before that, it lived in London.

3. This fun time-lapse video shows it being installed.

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4. The set was built for the 50th anniversary drama An Adventure In Space And Time.


The 90-minute drama was written by Mark Gatiss and tells the story of the origins of Doctor Who. Airing as part of the show’s 50th anniversary celebrations, it stars David Bradley as William Hartnell.

5. The TARDIS set was designed in 1963 by Peter Brachaki and was the basis for all the TARDIS sets, including the famous ‘roundels’.

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6. Some fans got quite upset over the lack of roundels in this year’s episode, Journey To The Centre Of The TARDIS.


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