Doctor Who Festival at the ExCeL

Who's Who? Ben Pollard, Daniel Cull, Vicky Howard and Alex Howard

Who's Who? Ben Pollard, Daniel Cull, Vicky Howard and Alex Howard - Credit: Vishal Thaper

Daleks, Cybermen and Weeping Angels all in the same room – quick, where’s the Doctor?

Doctor Who stars take part in a panel event

Doctor Who stars take part in a panel event - Credit: Vishal Thaper

As it happens, he’s at the ExCeL.

Thousands of fans dressed up as Doctor Who’s heroes and villains for the three day extravaganza, which saw some of the hit BBC show’s stars take to the stage to discuss their roles.

Peter Capaldi, who plays the Doctor, joined fellow cast members Jenna Coleman, Michelle Gomez and Ingrid Oliver to reveal some of the secrets behind the series and meet and greet fans.

The latter tweeted: “So lovely meeting so many of you at the @DWFestival. I had a whole heap of fun.”


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Visitors had the chance to see costumes and props used in recent episodes and find out more about how their favourite sci-fi show is made.

The cosplay competition had a lot of impressive entries, showcasing the time and effort put into many of the costumes fans created for the weekend.

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