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December 10th, 2014 11 comments

Doctor Who The Retro Poster Collection


BIG Chief Studios Ltd. under official license from BBC Worldwide Limited, are pleased to announce the release of a stunning new art collection in celebration of Series 8 of the hit TV series Doctor Who.

Originally commissioned for publication in the Radio Times magazine, the week of each episode’s airing, by artist Stuart Manning, the individual posters were created in homage to the designs of classic film posters. Often referred to as “one sheets”, the art of film posters gave cinema-goers their first look at the characters and key scenes of the movie they advertised and have become much sought after by film enthusiasts and collectors alike.

Mark Andrews, director of BIG Chief Studios said, “Stuart has created striking visual themes for each episode’s poster, blending vintage styling and typography to recreate an authentic vintage feel for the digital age.”


After receiving a number of requests for the poster designs to be made available as prints, BBC Worldwide suggested that BIG Chief Studios would be the ideal licensed partner to publish the work officially.

The prints will be exclusively available in two formats: sold in a set of twelve designs in a bespoke string and washer envelope with cover letter and certificate of authenticity and also sold individually as limited edition art prints using archival quality pigment inks onto fine art matte paper.

Doctor Who: The Retro Poster Collection – Series 8 priced at £49.99 and the Limited Edition prints priced at £49.99 each, will be available to pre-order from December 1 in time for Christmas. The prints will be exclusively sold via BIG Chief’s official website and ship worldwide

Categorised under: Featured, General, Posters


  • Gallifrey Will Rise Again

    December 28th, 2014 - 1:44am

    I’m seriously considering buying these. My favourites are deep breath, into the dalek, listen & death in heaven.

  • stewart green

    December 26th, 2014 - 3:26pm

    what a a great idea, what a great looking product, what a HOW MUCH????

    what a way to kill a product. 🙁

    • Weeping Angel

      December 19th, 2015 - 8:19am

      I totally agree

  • Dalek The Supreme

    December 19th, 2014 - 2:09pm

    They all look great, with ONE exception… Flatline, my favorite episode, has easily the dullest poster, while episodes I HATE like The Caretaker, In the Forest of the Night, and Death in Heaven have AMAZING posters!

  • Anonymous

    December 19th, 2014 - 11:01am

    Are they numbered

  • andrew

    December 12th, 2014 - 5:17pm

    These look great! I’m certainly going to buy these.

  • Sam Richard Bentley

    December 12th, 2014 - 9:49am

    I really like the Time Heist and Death in Heaven ones. I can’t buy them solo though, can I? Not like a poster. They have them solo – but they are £50 each! Clearly a proper decent print, but I don’t have the money for that.

    Wouldn’t mind the Death in Heaven one on a T-Shirt actually.

  • Anonymous

    December 10th, 2014 - 8:46pm

    i never saw them in the radio times when the episodes were on?

  • doctorgeorgebaker

    December 10th, 2014 - 11:01am

    is this one worth buying? £50 is a lot of money for a few posters!

    • Daniel Whitaker

      December 10th, 2014 - 6:17pm

      It’s only about £4.16 a poster when you break it down

    • Anonymous

      December 10th, 2014 - 10:40pm

      I saw them at mcm Birmingham a few weeks back, into the dalek and the caretaker look great

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