Bookmark and Share Publicity Image released for Asylum of The Daleks

8/02/2012 12:04:00 am - Reported by Chuck Foster

The BBC have released a striking new publicity image by artist Lee Binding to promote the return of Doctor Who to television in the next few weeks, depicting the Doctor and Amy amongst his greatest foes in the series opener, Asylum of the Daleks. It is available to download as wallpaper in both 4:3 and 16:9 formats.

(also available as a tall version)

Lee explained the process of creating the portrait via Facebook:
So proud to have done this. Huge thanks to Edward Russell for his brilliant guidance - and nipping down to the Cardiff basement to photograph the Special Weapons Dalek when we ran short of pictures. We like to think that the SW Dalek has been trundling around various BBC corridors since 1963. Photoshop users may like to know the final file was over a thousand layers, and 4.9gig in size. Phew!

A new trailer for the series is due to be broadcast on BBC1 later this evening. However, it will receive an online premiere first, with Edward Russell (Doctor Who's brand manager) confirming: "6am (BST) tomorrow - what happens? The Doctor Who series 7a trailer goes live on YouTube and"