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The Silence arrive at the Doctor Who Experience

Posted on May 12th, 2011 in Attraction PR,Doctor Who Live,Doctor Who PR,Event PR,Publicity Stunts.

LONDON, 12th May 2011: The Silence, one of Doctor Who’s  most terrifying enemies, are at-large on the streets of London today ahead of their arrival at the highly-acclaimed Doctor Who Experience at London’s Olympia 2 venue.

The Silence will be on show in the walk-through part of the attraction following their appearance in the opening two episodes of the award-wining series, The Impossible Astronaut and Day of the Moon.

Fans will be able to encounter these terrifying monsters for the first time, who, with their powers of telepathy and eerie ability to erase themselves from your memory have been cited as one of the Doctor’s more frightening foes.

Come fly the TARDIS and step through the crack in time and become the Doctor’s companion in this exhilarating walk through experience that recreates all the best parts of the hit TV series. There’s fun for family and fans alike with the largest collection of authentic Doctor Who props and artefacts including all the previous Doctor’s iconic costumes, the original David Tennant TARDIS set and even interactive lessons in how to walk like a Cyberman!

Tickets on sale at www.doctorwhoexperience.com


First Pictures: The Doctor Who Experience

Posted on February 15th, 2011 in Attraction PR,Doctor Who Live,Doctor Who PR,Event PR.

Technicians Steve Richley and Shane Winterbourne fine tune a 2005 model Dalek as final preparations are made for the opening of the Doctor Who Experience in London this Sunday at Olympia.

The Doctor Who Experience promises to be an unmissable adventure featuring an exhilarating and unique walk-through experience and an awe-inspiring exhibition.

Visitors will be invited to step through a crack in time to become the Doctor’s companion on an adventure.  Their challenge will be to reunite the Doctor with the TARDIS whilst fending off threats from a Dalek spaceship and Weeping Angels along the way, before exploring the wonders of Doctor Who at an out of this world exhibition.

The Doctor Who Experience allows visitors to join the Doctor on a journey through time and space, encountering some of the best-loved and scariest monsters from the hit international television series.

Special scenes filmed with current Doctor Matt Smith combine with amazing special effects and the chance to enter a recreation of the modern TARDIS interior topped off by a breathtaking 3-D finale. The walk through experience is a fully contained interactive Doctor Who adventure, which puts the public at the heart of the action.

The Doctor Who Experience opens at London’s Olympia 2 on Sunday 20th February, see www.doctorwhoexperience.com for tickets and more info.

Press Contact: Taylor Herring PR +44 (0208) 206 5151

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Posted on August 12th, 2010 in Arts PR,Auction PR,Awards PR,Book PR,brand PR,Camera PR,Car PR,Celebrity PR,Charity PR,Children's Brands PR,Comedy,Comedy PR,Comment,Computer Games PR,Consumer Electronics PR,Consumer PR,Doctor Who Live,documentary PR,Drama PR,DVD PR,Edinburgh International Television Festival,Entertainment Brands,Environmental PR,Event PR,Experiential Marketing,Extreme Sports PR,Fashion PR,Festival PR,Film PR,Fitness PR,FMCG,Food and Drink PR,Games PR,Gym PR,Health and Fitness PR,History PR,Ice Cream,Kids PR,Magazine PR,Model Search PR,Music PR,Online PR,Online PR Trends,Opera PR,Poetry,PR Stunt,PR Stunts,Publicity Stunts,Publishing PR,Reality TV PR,Regional PR,Retail PR,Shopping Centre PR Stunts,snackfood PR,Sport,Sport PR,Stunt Attempt PR,Stunt Of The Day,Teen PR,Television Industry PR,Television PR,The Apprentice,theatre PR,Tour PR,Tourism PR,Toy PR,Travel PR,Uncategorized,Venue PR,Wedding PR.

BBC Worldwide hire Taylor Herring to promote Doctor Who brand

Posted on June 3rd, 2010 in Doctor Who Live,Entertainment Brands,Event PR,Television PR.

BBC Worldwide – the commercial arm of the BBC have hired consumer agency Taylor Herring to oversee media relations for a series of Doctor Who brand campaigns throughout 2010 and 2011.

Taylor Herring were appointed following a competitive pitch process and the wide ranging brief will see the agency working across several key projects including the launch of the very first Doctor Who Live Arena Tour in October and November of this year.

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The new stage show, based upon the BBC’s smash-hit, award-winning series Doctor Who, promises to deliver a spectacular audio/visual experience featuring live music, special effects and appearances from the show’s most popular monsters.

Taking in nine cities and 25 dates, Doctor Who Live kicks off in London at Wembley Arena on 8th October, and will visit Sheffield, Glasgow, Birmingham, Manchester, Nottingham, Cardiff and Liverpool, culminating in Belfast on the 7th November.

Taylor Herring will also be working on a retained basis with BBC Worldwide to promote other key Doctor Who brand activity throughout 2010 and 2011.

Taylor Herring won Specialist Consultancy of The Year at the 2006 PR Week Awards and Best Consumer Campaign at the CIPR Awards 2007. The agency was short listed for seven major awards in 2010 including PR Week Awards (Silver) Promax Awards – Best Broadcast campaign (Gold), Event Awards – PR Stunt of the Year (Gold).

For further information please contact: James Herring or Peter Mountstevens  0208 206 5151

Doctor Who Live: Monsters On Tour!

Posted on May 17th, 2010 in Doctor Who Live,Event PR,Television PR,Tour PR,Toy PR.

LONDON: Monday, 17th May 2010: BBC Worldwide has announced a series of arena dates for the very first production of Doctor Who Live.

The new stage show, based upon the BBC’s smash-hit, award-winning series Doctor Who, promises to deliver a spectacular audio/visual experience featuring live music, special effects and appearances from the show’s most popular monsters.

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Taking in nine cities and 25 dates, Doctor Who Live kicks off in London at Wembley Arena on 8th October, and will visit Sheffield, Glasgow, Birmingham, Manchester, Nottingham, Cardiff and Liverpool, culminating in Belfast on the 7th November.

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Developed in association with Doctor Who’s Executive Producer and show runner, Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Live promises the same excitement, adventure and suspense that viewers have come to expect from the TV programme and will feature specially filmed new video scenes.

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Steven Moffat said: “This is everything I ever wanted since I was eleven. A live show, with all the coolest Doctor Who monsters, a proper story, and brand new screen material for Matt Smith’s Doctor! I’ll be writing scenes for it, and probably attending every single night!”

Opening in wartime London and concluding in an epic onstage battle, audiences should expect the unexpected as the The Doctor’s arch-enemies the Daleks are joined by some of the best-loved and most terrifying monsters from the TV series including the Cybermen, Weeping Angels, Judoon and Oods to name but a few.

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With an out-of-this-world set, Doctor Who Live will feature special FX, optical illusions and spectacular pyrotechnics building to an epic finale. Specially edited video clips, drawn from the TV Programme will be shown on a massive screen and accompanied by the music of longtime Doctor Who composer Murray Gold. These iconic scores will be brought to life by a 16 piece orchestra live on stage.

Murray Gold said: “The live element always adds something extra, but these will also be brand new arrangements for a new band of very talented musicians. It’s very exciting.”

Doctor Who Live has been conceived as a fully immersive music and monsters spectacular. Please note that actors from the TV series will not be appearing live on stage.

Tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday 21st May 2010.

www.Doctorwholive.com

Press Contact: Taylor Herring PR, 0208 206 5151