Today is the first day that tickets for the Doctor Who Escape Hunt are on sale.  And if you were out and about in Birmingham or Leeds, you had to run from the Cybermen that you’d battle in the new adventure game.

Cybermen arrive in Birmingham to mark the first round of tickets going on sale for the official Doctor Who Live Escape Game – Worlds Collide, opening at Escape Hunt venues across the country from January. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday December 6, 2018. Photo credit: Fabio De Paola/PA Wire
Cybermen arrive in Birmingham to mark the first round of tickets going on sale for the official Doctor Who Live Escape Game – Worlds Collide, opening at Escape Hunt venues across the country from January. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday December 6, 2018. Photo credit: Fabio De Paola/PA Wire

In the centre of the city one of the Doctor’s oldest foes commanded a barge on the canal at Gas Street Basin in Birmingham and processed to threaten unsuspecting Christmas shoppers at  Birmingham Bullring shopping centre with “Upgrades”  They have since been seen heading straight for Leeds City Centre, frightening local commuters in the process.

Cybermen arrive in Birmingham to mark the first round of tickets going on sale for the official Doctor Who Live Escape Game – Worlds Collide, opening at Escape Hunt venues across the country from January. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday December 6, 2018. Photo credit: Fabio De Paola/PA Wire
Cybermen arrive in Birmingham to mark the first round of tickets going on sale for the official Doctor Who Live Escape Game – Worlds Collide, opening at Escape Hunt venues across the country from January. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday December 6, 2018. Photo credit: Fabio De Paola/PA Wire

Fans have been eagerly been awaiting for details on the BBC Studios and Escape Hunt Doctor Who-themed live escape game, which will be playable at Escape Hunt venues across the country from early 2019.

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Cybermen arrive in Birmingham to mark the first round of tickets going on sale for the official Doctor Who Live Escape Game – Worlds Collide, opening at Escape Hunt venues across the country from January. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday December 6, 2018. Photo credit should read: Fabio De Paola/PA Wire

What is Escape Hunt?  

Think of 60 minutes of pure fun where you and your friends work together as a team to escape from a locked room with a bunch of Doctor Who themed clues to help you on your way.   You are right in the middle of your own adventure where you experience all the action, terror and buzz of life on the TARDIS.

Teams of up to six become the Doctor’s new friends and are transported into the future, to the offices of ChronosCorp HQ, where eccentric billionaire Alastair Montague’s efforts to develop commercial time travel have caused a tear in the fabric of space and time, a tear which the Cyberman will use to attack Earth!

Richard Harpham, CEO Escape Hunt plc, says: “We are thrilled that tickets are now on sale and fans can start booking to be the first to play the game in January. We are extremely proud of Worlds Collide and look forward to giving fans a unique Doctor Who escape game experience.”

Cybermen arrive in Birmingham to mark the first round of tickets going on sale for the official Doctor Who Live Escape Game – Worlds Collide, opening at Escape Hunt venues across the country from January. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday December 6, 2018. Photo credit: Fabio De Paola/PA Wire
Cybermen arrive in Birmingham to mark the first round of tickets going on sale for the official Doctor Who Live Escape Game – Worlds Collide, opening at Escape Hunt venues across the country from January. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday December 6, 2018. Photo credit: Fabio De Paola/PA Wire

Mat Way, Global Director, Live Entertainment at BBC Studios, says: ‘We’re very excited to be revealing details of the very first official Doctor Who escape game in collaboration with Escape Hunt. We used to hide behind the sofa when the Cybermen appeared on TV, it’s amazing that fans will soon be able to encounter them face to face.’

Tickets are now on sale for the following dates:

  • Bristol – 16/01/2019
  • Leeds – 25/01/2019
  • Oxford – 08/02/2019
  • Manchester – 22/02/2019
  • Reading – 08/03/2019
  • Birmingham – 22/03/2019

Tickets for Doctor Who: The Live Escape Game, Worlds Collide are now on sale and are bookable via Escapehunt.com/DoctorWho.  For more information about other events on at Escape Huntplease visit: www.escapehunt.com

Cybermen arrive in Birmingham to mark the first round of tickets going on sale for the official Doctor Who Live Escape Game – Worlds Collide, opening at Escape Hunt venues across the country from January. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday December 6, 2018. Photo credit: Fabio De Paola/PA Wire
Cybermen arrive in Birmingham to mark the first round of tickets going on sale for the official Doctor Who Live Escape Game – Worlds Collide, opening at Escape Hunt venues across the country from January. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday December 6, 2018. Photo credit: Fabio De Paola/PA Wire
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Susan Hewitt
Susan Hewitt is the Editor and Site Owner of Blogtor Who. She has loved all Doctor Who for over 5 decades now. Prisoner, Blake-7, Space-1999, Star Wars and Star Trek were also huge favourites. Her favourite Doctor is Tom Baker with Peter Capaldi following in a close second. However, David Tennant does rank as one of her favourite actors particular due to his brilliant work in theatre. She followed her heroes and became an Electrical Engineering in the semiconductor industry and worked for ATI, AMD and ARM. She currently works at Ryff as their Platform Architect when she isn't writing or editing Blogtor Who.

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