August 05, 2013
A special commemorative exhibition of props and costumes from Doctor Who will be held at the ABC Ultimo Centre, Sydney, Australia from 15 August.
The series comes to life in the ABC Atrium with a display of props from the show including the Tenth Doctor’s costume as played by David Tennant as well as Kylie Minogue’s costume from Voyage of the Damned. Also on display will be an Ood head, Cybermat, Tom Baker’s scarf, an original Dalek, an iconic TARDIS (which fans will be able to have their photo taken with) and much more.
This free exhibition, which is open to all ages runs from 15 August until 31 January 2014.
(NB: Exhibition unavailable from Monday 2 September – Sunday 8 September due to election coverage)
Monday – Friday (9am – 5pm)
Selected weekends and public holidays (10am to 5pm):
- 17 - 18 August
- 31 August – 1 September
- 28 - 29 September
- 5 - 6 October
- 2 - 3 November
- 23 - 24 November (50th anniversary weekend)
- 25 - 27 January (inc. Australia Day)
"The ABC has been the home of Doctor Who in Australia for all of its record-breaking 50 year history. I am delighted to be partnering again as we offer fans a chance to celebrate this important anniversary and to experience some of the wonderful history of this iconic and classic - BBC series," said Jon Penn, Managing Director, BBC Worldwide ANZ.
ABC Managing Director, Mark Scott said "I believe that in the long history of the ABC, there has only ever been one program for which we believed the Australian rights must cover all time and space dimensions - and that is the magnificent Doctor Who. We are delighted to be able to celebrate both its past and its endlessly fascinating future."
For further information regarding the Doctor Who Exhibition details visit ABC's event microsite.