San Diego, Thursday 19th July: Today in Hall H Jodie Whittaker revealed the new Sonic Screwdriver Fan Collectible, a replica of the one her character will use in the new series of Doctor Who.

Thirteenth Doctor’s Sonic Screwdriver from Character Options

Designer Arwel Wyn Jones talked through the new sonic; “It’s a privilege to have been asked to redesign the iconic sonic screwdriver for the Thirteenth Doctor and a new generation of audiences.  I can’t wait for people to see how the Doctor acquires it!”

Thirteenth Doctor’s Sonic Screwdriver from Seven20

The US and UK toy versions of the Sonic Screwdriver have been created by Seven20 and Character Options, respectively. The new, electronic 8” collectible is a perfect replica of the Doctor’s device, features a light crystal and has two buttons which control the light and sound elements of the Sonic.

Thirteenth Doctor’s Sonic Screwdriver from Character Options

The products will be available to pre-order soon from www.character-online.co.uk for UK fans and BBC Shop in the US plus other retailers. Fans at Comic Con in San Diego can also pick up the new sonic at Seven20, Booth 5245.

Thirteenth Doctor’s Sonic Screwdriver from Seven20

Series 11 of Doctor Who is due to hit our screens this autumn, with Jodie Whittaker as the Doctor, accompanied by actors Bradley Walsh as Graham, Tosin Cole as Ryan and Mandip Gill as Yasmin, the Doctor’s friends.

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Bedwyr Gullidge
Assistant Director (uncredited) on Doctor Who episodes ‘Dark Water/Death in Heaven’, ‘Last Christmas’, 'The Return of Doctor Mysterio' and ‘Thin Ice’. A fan and collector since 6 years of age having watched Doctor Who repeats on BBC2. Equally enthusiastic about Torchwood and The Sarah Jane Adventures. Lucky enough to own original costumes worn by Freema Agyeman, John Barrowman and Elisabeth Sladen. Author of a book chronicling the history of Doctor Who exhibitions coming soon from Telos Publishing.

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