Tuesday, 9 July 2013

The Fourth Doctor Time Capsule

The Fourth Doctor Time Capsule - Set (Credit: BBC Worldwide)
The Fourth Doctor Time Capsule - Letter from Tom Baker (Credit: BBC Worldwide)
BBC Worldwide have announced the release of a limited edition set to celebrate the Fourth Doctor, as played by Tom Baker. The Fourth Doctor Time Capsule will contain exclusive merchandise and memorabilia:

  • An Interview with the Time Lord - a newly commissioned interview with Tom Baker.
  • Terror of the Zygons - an advance "vanilla" release of the restored story, which is due out later in the year.
  • Fourth Doctor Action Figure - an exclusive post-regenerative Fourth Doctor, wearing Jon Pertwee’s trademark frill-fronted shirt.
  • Fourth Doctor sonic screwdriver.
  • Genesis of the Daleks - an audio version of the classic Dalek "origin" story.
  • Tomb of Valdemar - a novel by Simon Messingham, set during the Doctor’s search for the Key to Time.
  • Art cards - featuring all the Fourth Doctor’s companions.
  • A letter from Tom Baker.

The Fourth Doctor Time Capsule is limited to 5000 copies, and is due to be released in the UK only on 29th July.


The set was subject to a Twitter campaign over the last week using the #thefourth hashtag, which also saw a couple of intriguing teaser trailers released to promote interest: