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March 19th, 2013 162 comments

Doctor Who £1 Vending Machine Toys Set 1

Doctor Who £1 Capsule Vending Machine Toys

With thanks to

Ood_wotTo celebrate the 50th Anniversary eight new Doctor Who figures have now been released by Tarco International. Costing just £1, these figures will be available from vending machines up and down the country at places such as Motorway service stations, cinemas, various high street retailers and supermarkets.

Each figure has a slightly “quirky” feeling compared to their on screen counterparts (They are modelled on Characters from the game Worlds in Time) making for something a little different.

The range at present consists of…

  • The 11th Doctor
  • Tardis
  • Weeping Angel
  • Cyberman
  • Ood
  • Drone Dalek
  • Supreme dalek
  • Eternal Dalek

Each figure measures approx 5cm high and feels very solid with a good finish for this size.

These pocket money toys are obviously targeted at the younger buyer but i have now doubt many of these will be finding their way onto collectors shelves!

At £1 per capsule you really cant go wrong with these and they make a nice little collection.

Our own images of the Actual figures, leaflet and capsules…









vending-machTarco International are delighted to be partnering the BBC on a range of products for the capsule vending category for ‘Doctor Who’.

‘Doctor Who’ is the BBC’s biggest license and at Tarco International we believe we will bring some truly different ideas to fans and collectors alike.

The 2 year contract will allow us to help celebrate the show’s 50th Anniversary as well as have product available for the planned cinematic release. (we assume the anniversary episode will be shown in some cinemas as has been mentioned )

‘Doctor Who’ is entertainment that brings families together and is watched by millions every week.

‘Doctor Who’ is shown in over 54 countries worldwide and due to the popularity of the characters and the incredible stories this has allowed the Doctor to be enjoyed by a truly global audience.

Image below via Tarco Internationals Facebook page.


Categorised under: General toys, Toys


  • Doctor 19

    March 19th, 2013 - 8:44pm

    Boobooo whehre did you get tese from and wich town

    • booboo

      March 19th, 2013 - 9:01pm

      These have been sent to us by Tarco, stocks are being sent out now

  • Angel Of Death

    March 19th, 2013 - 8:34pm

    Can’t wait

  • Fezmeister

    March 19th, 2013 - 8:26pm

    Aside from the Doctor and the Ood, these actually aren’t that bad. I wouldn’t mind picking one or two up if I had the chance.

  • YT

    March 19th, 2013 - 8:26pm

    Will these be in all toys rs us?

  • Ray

    March 19th, 2013 - 8:26pm

    going to find them all

  • Jamie

    March 19th, 2013 - 7:59pm

    Hmm, they look a lot better than I expected! 😀

  • Mr Byzantium

    March 19th, 2013 - 7:46pm

    r these outnow? where? and can u choose which one you get or is it random?

    • booboo

      March 19th, 2013 - 8:12pm


    • Mr Byzantium

      March 19th, 2013 - 9:34pm

      so how did you get all of them?

    • booboo

      March 19th, 2013 - 9:35pm

      we were sent them

    • Mr Byzantium

      March 19th, 2013 - 9:52pm

      how do you get them sent?

  • Colin the 3rd

    March 19th, 2013 - 7:29pm

    These look cool for £1

  • The Smith Nebula

    March 19th, 2013 - 7:28pm

    As laughable as the likenesses are (looking at you who I presume is meant to be Matt Smith), I quite like these. Will they be available in Ireland Booboo?

    • booboo

      March 19th, 2013 - 7:32pm

      not sure

  • Mr Evil Fez

    March 19th, 2013 - 7:27pm

    Does it say what figure it is on the capsule?

    • booboo

      March 19th, 2013 - 7:28pm

      no but you can tell usually

  • Radburn

    March 15th, 2013 - 10:55am

    Having briefly checked out their website they will also be available at Asda, Tesco, Sainsburys & The Entertainer.

    • booboo

      March 15th, 2013 - 10:57am

      just got sent one of each, in all honesty for £1 they are quite fun, pictures over the weekend

    • Mels

      March 15th, 2013 - 2:07pm

      They look suprisingly lively for such simple figures. Probably some of those crazy experssions – gives them a bit of character, and is a nice change from the usual DW figures.

      Now… if I can just figure out how to get some of these to Australia… :p


    March 14th, 2013 - 8:32pm

    Lol the doctor is terrible but the daleks and the TARDIS look good. Also who actually wants the ood thing?

    • Anonymous

      March 17th, 2013 - 12:49am

      Ood have proved extremely popular since their first appearance

  • drjakeyoung

    March 14th, 2013 - 11:23am

    the daleks have the wrong eye colors!

  • Mels

    March 14th, 2013 - 10:03am

    Heehee, these are hilarious and cute! Face the Doctor and Weepinf Angel together….

    The Doctor: *Stare*
    Weeping Angel: AAAAAAAGH!

    Doctor wins. 😛

  • dalek eternal

    March 14th, 2013 - 8:11am

    i hope they put these in my local tescos vending machines as its next door to my school so i should be able to get them regulary

  • Mumble5557 Productions

    March 14th, 2013 - 6:28am

    The Ood is just stood there like ‘Come at me bro.’
    The Doctor looks like he’s just walked out from the dead
    The Cyberman is just like, chunky and lumpy.
    The Weeping Angel, what???

    • Mumble5557 Productions

      March 14th, 2013 - 6:30am

      Also when are they out???

  • pathdw98

    March 13th, 2013 - 10:41pm

    is it me or does the doctor toy look like richard hammond with his long hair?

    • The Greater Intelligence

      March 13th, 2013 - 10:43pm

      Richard Hammond slightly mixed with Martin Short

    • pathdw98

      March 13th, 2013 - 11:44pm

      these are so bad they’re brilliant so i’ll probably get them, also whats going on with the angel?

    • Dalek Sec

      March 14th, 2013 - 4:29am

      I think the Doctor looks like the protaginist from Cloudy with a chance of Meatballs. The weeping angel looks awful, but nevertheless this is awesome.

  • Radburn

    March 13th, 2013 - 6:08pm

    These are absolutely terrible!

    In fact they are so bad I’m sure they will become a rarity in the future…

    Now I just need to buy a set of the 8 figures?

    I’m off to London to FP in April so will check them out & I have a local Tru so shall try there as well…

    • Anonymous

      March 13th, 2013 - 6:43pm

      Do fp have vending

    • Radburn

      March 13th, 2013 - 7:45pm

      Yes – Last time I was in London FP it was located by the stairs near the back & they had 3 machines. My local Tru varies between 3 or 4 machines depending on what they have in stock or is currently popular.

    • Anonymous

      March 13th, 2013 - 8:59pm

      Oh i go the bristol store as it is the closest to me as i live in gloucestershire and they have no vending

    • the living shadow

      April 12th, 2013 - 12:06pm

      yeah i saw them at Fb, i think i went to the store as Radburn

  • The Monitor

    March 13th, 2013 - 5:31pm

    I wondered how long it would be. I think £1 for a gamble is a far far better than £8 with Titan miniatures.

    Will make my journeys to TRU worthwhile again.

    • the living shadow

      April 12th, 2013 - 12:07pm

      I agree

  • DavidH

    March 13th, 2013 - 5:25pm

    Oh! I thought these went in the big crane vending machines, where you only had a c.1/10 chance of getting one. I didn’t realise they were the smaller ones where you get one but it’s luck of the draw. Nice, but still not to my taste


    March 13th, 2013 - 5:13pm

    the doctor looks weird…

    • Anonymous

      March 13th, 2013 - 6:36pm

      he looks cute

  • sheepinafez

    March 13th, 2013 - 4:39pm

    this is just unfair my money will be gone by the end of this year

    • booboo

      March 13th, 2013 - 9:34pm

      as long as that?

  • Doctor Who Crazy Ross

    March 13th, 2013 - 4:22pm

    Doctors hair- bit long
    Ood’s shoes- bit white
    Weeping Angel- AWESOME!!!

    I want these all.

  • The Flying Shark

    March 13th, 2013 - 3:30pm

    These look so cool! The quality’s not too good, but I’ve wanted something like this since I was little, so it’s great they’ve finally come out!

  • Dalek The Supreme

    March 13th, 2013 - 2:05pm

    The Daleks and TARDIS look pretty good, the Cyberman looks sorta ok, but the Angel, Ood, and Doctor look freaky!

  • stormaggedon97

    March 13th, 2013 - 10:20am

    Am I the only one that noticed the ‘planned cinematic release’ in the above statement? Does that mean a movie? Because I was under the impression that that wasn’t going ahead? Or is the 50th Anniversary special going to be aired in select cinemas?

    • booboo

      March 13th, 2013 - 10:21am

      No, the 50th is going to be in some cinemas i think i read

  • Earth Bound

    March 13th, 2013 - 10:10am

    Dalek army’s for a £1

  • David

    March 13th, 2013 - 10:09am

    great for the kids, Doctor Who vending machines who would have thought

  • Colin the 3rd

    March 13th, 2013 - 10:09am

    wow just like the old days, where do i find these vending machines i want the all

  • Anonymous

    March 13th, 2013 - 10:06am

    where do you get them?

    • booboo

      March 13th, 2013 - 10:08am

      trying to find out, seem like cinemas, toys r us etc

    • Anonymous

      March 13th, 2013 - 11:27am

      will they be online?

    • booboo

      March 13th, 2013 - 11:28am

      doubt it apart from ebay perhaps, the machines should be widespread i think however

    • Robster

      March 13th, 2013 - 5:36pm

      You can also find them at Forbidden Planet. I usually get my vending machine toys from there or TRU.


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