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Doctor Who: Time Fracture complete and preparing to launch in May

Doctor Who: Time Fracture, an upcoming immersive experience in London, is now complete with a full cast and is preparing to launch in May 2021.

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Doctor Who: Time Fracture performances will be run by a team of 86 people, with 42 of them serving as cast members. They were chosen from more than 5,000 applicants.

“The first day of rehearsals has finally arrived and we’re so excited to bring the story of Doctor Who: Time Fracture to life over the coming weeks,” said director Tom Maller.

“The response to our application process has been overwhelming, as was the talent we met at our carefully managed audition process,” he added.

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“We are delighted with our cast who are all ready for an intensive rehearsal period before we finally welcome audiences into Unit HQ from the first preview on May 26.”

The project’s construction is complete, with 17 realistic worlds spread across 2,700 square metres of space for a truly immersive Doctor Who experience.

The production will feature original costumes and props from episodes of Doctor Who, sourced from the BBC’s props store in Cardiff. Other items have been meticulously recreated by leading prop and costume experts.

Time Fracture launching next month

Doctor Who: Time Fracture, which was originally set to launch in late 2020, puts fans at the heart of the story, sending them on a journey across space and time as a great challenge awaits them.

The 90-minute immersive event invites visitors to play an active part in the story and engage with actors, or just watch as the story unfolds. There will be incredible worlds and characters to explore and meet.

Time Fracture cast will embody various characters from the TV series, including Daleks, Weeping Angels and Cybermen. Doctor Who Time Fracture previews from May 26.

Images: Immersive Everywhere/BBC Studios

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Bea Mitchell

Bea is a journalist specialising in entertainment, attractions and tech with 10 years' experience. She has written and edited for publications including CNET, BuzzFeed, Digital Spy, Evening Standard and BBC. Bea graduated from King's College London and has an MA in journalism.

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