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August 1st, 2018 377 comments

Doctor Who 10 Inch Adventure Doll: 13th Doctor

For more images please see our Review

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Our own advanced sample images thanks to Character / Evolution PR

One of the most iconic sci-fi characters ever has returned in her thirteenth incarnation for all-new adventures across space and time. Exploring the universe in her time-travelling TARDIS, sonic screwdriver in hand, the Thirteenth Doctor is ready to sort right from wrong and save civilisations throughout the galaxy.

  • 10”/26cm in height
  • Highly detailed and fully articulated
  • Real fabric high-waisted culottes, rainbow striped black shirt and lilac coat
  • Includes Sonic Screwdriver accessory
  • Encourages imaginative play

Highly detailed 10”/26cm fully articulated, collectible figure comes dressed in real fabric high-waisted culottes, rainbow striped black shirt and lilac coat. The figure also carries her essential Sonic Screwdriver accessory. For ages 5 years and over.

Unveiled…Character Options’ new 10” Thirteenth Doctor Figure First images are released, as the brand new Doctor Who Figure goes on pre-sale

New Maldon, London 11th July 2018

Character Options is delighted to unveil its brand new Doctor Who figure, the first 10” figure of the Thirteenth Doctor, played by Jodie Whittaker.

The new, highly detailed 10”/26cm fully articulated, collectible figure comes dressed inreal fabric high-waisted culottes, rainbow striped dark blue shirt and coat. The figure also comes with the Doctor’sessential Sonic Screwdriver accessory.

Alasdair Dewar, Character Options’Director of Product Developmentcommented: “The new 10 inch Adventure Figure is a fantastic addition to the range. Made even better by the use of 3D scan data. The likeness is absolutely fantastic and along with the scaled fabric clothing kids and collectors alike will enjoy this bigger sized figure to play without display … and … it’s by sheer chance perfectly in scale with our 2006 12 inch Doctor Who range”

Rikesh Desai, Licensing Director at BBC Studios, says; “As the UK Master Toy Licensee for Doctor Who, Character Options consistently produce great toys for the brand. The new Thirteenth Doctor figure is no exception; the attention to detail, real clothes and quality of the product make it a great collectible for fans of all ages.”

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  • Whovian4Ever

    July 20th, 2018 - 1:02pm

    I don’t normally go for this scale of figure, but the first pic I ever saw of this sold me! Instant pre-order! These new pics (thanks very much for them BTW) have only made me happier that I did decide to get an order in! It’s brilliant!

  • Anonymous

    July 20th, 2018 - 9:42am

    How did you manage to get it so early?

    • booboo

      July 20th, 2018 - 9:47am

      its an advanced review sample

  • Exterminator

    July 20th, 2018 - 9:25am

    That packaging looks really good, very clever making it Tardis shaped. Your photos look great Booboo.

    • booboo

      July 20th, 2018 - 9:29am

      to be honest we were trying to have a bit more of a write up ready but last night was rather busy!

      Pictures say it all really the likeness is spot on

    • Exterminator

      July 20th, 2018 - 9:39am

      I’m the sort of collector that often leaves things on display unopened in the packaging and I have to say this will look great displayed next to the Seven20 sonic.

      When did your sample of this doll arrive Booboo? Did you have it before the sonic was revealed yesterday?

    • booboo

      July 20th, 2018 - 9:46am

      yes but it was all embargoed so we couldn’t show it until this morning

  • Nicholas Brent

    July 20th, 2018 - 9:20am

    Do we know if this is going to be in high street stores like Toymaster and The Entertainer or is it The Who Shop, Amazon, FP and Character only? 🙂

    • booboo

      July 20th, 2018 - 9:21am

      we dont for sure but would imagine it will find its way into some stores.

  • Who Knows

    July 20th, 2018 - 8:21am

    May I ask can you put the hoodie over her head?

    • booboo

      July 20th, 2018 - 8:29am

      yes you can

    • Who Knows

      July 20th, 2018 - 8:35am

      That’s great, thank you booboo – you’re photos have convinced me to look into buying it, I’ll wait until character get it back in stock and list the new sonic screwdriver.

    • Who Knows

      July 20th, 2018 - 8:41am

      That’s great, thank you booboo – your photos have convinced me to look into buying this, I’ll probably wait until Character have it back online and also list the new sonic screwdriver.

  • prototype dalek

    July 19th, 2018 - 6:25pm

    I decided that I won’t be buying any of the 13th Doctor stuff, just not really keen on her especially the 10″ figure so will keep away from these, if any daleks are made then I will certainly buy them. Will watch the series when it starts again though.

    • LastOfTheSonics

      July 20th, 2018 - 8:16am

      Afraid there probably won’t be any daleks releases this year due to them not returning for Series 11.

    • Anonymous

      July 20th, 2018 - 8:33am

      They could release daleks under classic wave or just part of a general wave, even if they are not in the series, they normally sell well.

  • Ruth

    July 18th, 2018 - 10:06pm

    I think it looks neat. I prefer a bigger scale and having actual clothes instead of moulded plastic is a bonus. More in this style please. Pre-ordered.

  • WhoFanUK

    July 16th, 2018 - 10:47pm

    Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear…

    Let’s face it, it CO sticking it to us again by changing the scale yet again… Theres no way this is in scale to the 12″ figures! Jodie is 5’6″ and David Tennant is 6’1″ A difference of 2 inches in the dolls is equat to a difference of 1 foot in real life!! She is only 7″ shorter!

    I know a lot of Dads who even in this day and age would never allow there sons to have female “dolls” as they see them.

    CO need to stick with the 5″ (5.5″) range and do more to get retailers interested… by having figures for the new series available by the time the episode it’s in airs, and by allowing them to pick which figures they want in a box…

    I can see this one going the way of the Matt Smith 8″ and David Tennat 12″… the bargain bins down Poundland (assuming they don’t go bust).

    • Anonymous

      July 17th, 2018 - 12:24am

      Maybe its the dads that need to change.

    • Anonymous

      July 17th, 2018 - 8:50am

      This “doll” really is no different to the 12” figure range they brought out years ago, that my parents happily bought me for Christmas and Birthdays, that included the Martha one. It’ll have the Doctor Who Logo on it, they aren’t gonna care. If anything it’s more like a action man

    • booboo

      July 17th, 2018 - 9:07am

      I have no doubt we will see a 5.5″ 13th Doctor, buts that’s a different market, this is aimed at, I assume an entirely new generation of fans both male and female as well as long term collectors.

    • CaptainJimiPie

      July 18th, 2018 - 6:28pm

      Where exactly is the confirmed that they’ve decided to do this INSTEAD of a 5.5″ figure?

      As far as I’m aware there’s not nothing official said along those lines, and it’s just people assuming that’s the case.

    • booboo

      July 18th, 2018 - 6:32pm

      that’s quite correct, but for some people if it hasn’t got 5.5″ in front of it they shouldn’t be making it at all in their eyes

    • Who Knows

      July 18th, 2018 - 6:36pm

      I was hoping this doll would be stylised the same way as the Star Wars Forces of Destiny & the Newly Incredible 2 line of dolls.

    • Who Knows

      July 18th, 2018 - 6:47pm

      Worth checking out if you haven’t seen them – they are beautiful products that have a right to be on the market.

    • booboo

      July 18th, 2018 - 6:55pm

      The problem here is that Star wars would outsell any Doctor who Figure a 100 times over if not more, and i fear the market is just not big enough for these variations, i believe this 10″ figure is aimed squarely at the UK market to get Doctor Who products back on supermarket / toy shop shelves to cater for a new % off the target audience.

    • whovian

      July 18th, 2018 - 11:41pm

      WhoFanUK, it’s just a plastic toy. Any child of any gender should be allowed to play with whatever type of toys they want to. It’s political correctness gone incredibly, mad.

  • Nicholas Dickens

    July 16th, 2018 - 10:06am

    I must wonder who’d have the 12” figures from 2006 12 years later? Especially children getting them into the new range?

    I wish they’d continued the 12” range, well it wasn’t successful, the thing is, will this one relaunch the range?

    • Anonymous

      July 17th, 2018 - 12:35am

      I still have a Cyberman and Judoon somewhere, haha

  • James

    July 15th, 2018 - 12:23pm

    So is it coming out on the 23rd of July, 8th or 30th August

    • booboo

      July 15th, 2018 - 1:35pm

      who knows, such wild variations for the same product

    • The Doctor Who Pages

      July 15th, 2018 - 9:23pm

      Character options have confirmed that they will be Dispatching stock from the 23rd July and Forbidden Planet, Amazon and The Who shop will receive the most stock rather than character online

  • Alan Silvester

    July 14th, 2018 - 1:24pm

    Look at the neck! Prefer the 5.5 inch models.

    • Exterminator

      July 14th, 2018 - 3:15pm

      Now you mention it, that’s way out of proportion.

    • Bruno B

      July 15th, 2018 - 7:39am

      I take it’s the best solution to get an articulated neck without adding the articulation at the chin. it does look a little odd though.

    • Merlin

      July 15th, 2018 - 6:29pm

      You couldn’t have an anatomically correct neck with fabric clothing, her hood would be half way up her head :p

  • David

    July 12th, 2018 - 11:49pm

    So, er, you can take her clothes off…..?

    • Anonymous

      July 13th, 2018 - 3:55am

      You could do it with the smith and tennent 10″/12″ figures released in years gone by, those weren’t ‘anatomically correct’ though, and I highly doubt this will be either. (don’t question how I know…)

    • James

      July 15th, 2018 - 12:21pm

      Don’t know but I will certainly try

  • Nicholas

    July 12th, 2018 - 7:57pm

    The stripes on the jumper are totally inaccurate but the face is really good!! Might have to order this


    July 12th, 2018 - 7:34pm

    so is this in line with 5″? if so i will get it – but it says 10 inch..

    • Nicholas

      July 12th, 2018 - 7:59pm

      it’s a 10″ doll with fabric clothes. Not in line with the 5″ range. More merch is to be announced in due course, a 5″ 13th Doctor, 5″ TARDIS and a sonic screwdriver are likely candidates and most probably will be revealed when we’ve seen the trailer


      July 12th, 2018 - 9:26pm

      thanks1 i think ill wait for the 5″

  • Anonymous

    July 12th, 2018 - 6:14pm

    Is Underground Toys still doing the USA distribution for Doctor Who?

    • booboo

      July 12th, 2018 - 6:17pm

      No UT dont exist now, its seven20 who have no connection Character any more.

    • Anonymous

      July 12th, 2018 - 8:34pm

      Ok thank you! So who does the US distribution now?

    • Tom Baker Plush

      July 12th, 2018 - 11:34pm

      That gap is still waiting to be filled by the looks. I have a feeling it will be Amazon

    • Anonymous

      July 13th, 2018 - 12:54am

      Hopefully because I really want to get a Thirteenth Doctor figure.

  • EndlessTimelord

    July 12th, 2018 - 5:14pm

    Kinda makes me hope we can get a 12 too. I got 10 and 11 as gifts when they came out so deffo will pick this up!

    • Anonymous

      July 12th, 2018 - 7:55pm

      Yeah, however, 11 and therefore 12 will be out of scale, as the david tennant range was 12″, whereas, 11 was 10″. Apparently, the fact jodie is quite short in real life, and this is a full 10″, the same as the smith figure, she will technically be just about in scale with the tennant range (as Matt Smiths figure SHOULD have been anyway.)

  • James

    July 12th, 2018 - 4:58pm

    I’ve ordered it but it’s coming out on the 8 which early in the morning I’m going on hoilday so it will come when I’m out let’s hope it comes a day early

    • Bruno B

      July 12th, 2018 - 8:21pm

      CO announced it in stock for 23/07

    • James

      July 13th, 2018 - 7:52am

      Let’s hope it comes early then

  • LastOfTheSonics

    July 12th, 2018 - 9:41am

    I didn’t know that Jodie had ear piercings. Do we know if she has her braces underneath that coat as well?

  • 100,000BC

    July 12th, 2018 - 12:47am

    To me this seems more in the style of an action man than a barbie (it’s proportionally accurate, for one thing, the hair is a single plastic piece and her outfit and stance suggest galactic adventurer). Plus it’s essentially a continuation of the Tenth Doctor line from 2006/7.

    Also worth noting: ‘sonic accessory’. So we’ll get some sort of new visual material revealing at least the sonic screwdriver design, presumably at comic con (the character site says shipping date 23rd July).

    • Nicholas

      July 12th, 2018 - 8:04pm

      It will be in the trailer 🙂

    • Bruno B

      July 12th, 2018 - 8:22pm

      The sonic was leaked online in photos a two weeks ago.

    • EndlessTimelord

      July 12th, 2018 - 8:33pm

      The chances are there will be an official reveal though before we see it as I cant see them showing it after a leak. Also it may not be THE Sonic

  • AlexanderOP

    July 12th, 2018 - 12:00am

    This is all so exciting and awesome, I’m wondering if the new Sonic will have a special kind of gimmick like 11’s extending with the claws or 12’s having the rotating lights.
    I also wonder if they might release a nice new trading card set to go with this series, stickers are okay but they’re nothing compared to the battles in time sets. Those ultra rare lenticular cards though 😀

    • Doctor Stu

      July 12th, 2018 - 4:26pm

      I think Jodie’s sonic gimmick is that hers splits in two but this is pure speculation

  • whovian

    July 11th, 2018 - 10:55pm

    I really like the look of that TARDIS, it’s like its cgi, but it looks super clean and edgy

    • Tyler Prescott

      July 13th, 2018 - 11:10am


    • whovian

      July 15th, 2018 - 3:52am

      I don’t know how else to describe it

  • Exterminator

    July 11th, 2018 - 9:00pm

    I really like this but I probably won’t buy one as it’s just too ‘Jodie Doll’ for me, although I did get the 11th Dr with beard doll as that was a freebie from toys r us.

    I think young girls will want it but can’t see it being very popular with boys apart from hardcore collectors. I’m sure Character Options have done their market research to see if young boys will play with this doll, I’d love to see the results.

    • Doctor Stu

      July 11th, 2018 - 9:12pm

      It’s literally the same as the others that have been released apart from this one is just of a woman

    • whovian

      July 11th, 2018 - 10:43pm

      I like her from a collector’s point of view and as a toy fan

    • Exterminator

      July 11th, 2018 - 11:17pm

      I know it’s the same character only this time it’s a woman.

      I tend to not buy any of the dolls was the point I was trying to make. Bearded 11th was given to me free in Toys r us as part of a promotion for spending £20 on Dr Who merchandise in store! I miss toys r us 🙁

      I’m genuinely interested to see if young boys would play with it though. I think the sales figures are going to be very interesting.

      Having said that I probably wouldn’t buy the 10” Jodie Doll, if they were to release a big Tardis for this figure then I would snap it up.

    • LastOfTheSonics

      July 12th, 2018 - 9:42am

      As a collector of all things merchandise – and also the fact that I’ve followed Jodie Whittaker throughout several of her past TV Shows and Movies – This is a definite buy for me, and I’m a Male. It doesn’t bother me that it’s from a doll template, I just love Jodie Whittaker as an actress.

  • Anonymous

    July 11th, 2018 - 8:21pm

    What about the coat, shirt and trousers being released as well as the figures?

    • booboo

      July 11th, 2018 - 8:28pm

      USA only and no where to order from yet, will add when hot topic get it

    • Anonymous

      July 11th, 2018 - 9:52pm

      Ah, ok. Cool 🙂

  • Doctor Stu

    July 11th, 2018 - 8:06pm

    I wonder if we’ll get any monster figures alongside her like the ice warrior, Dalek and Angel that were revealed before series 7 part 2 had aired. Would be nice

  • Anonymous

    July 11th, 2018 - 7:43pm

    Barbie meets Doctor Who. Now that would make an interesting series.

  • Doctor Mysterio

    July 11th, 2018 - 7:26pm

    It’s a Doctor Who Barbie doll. Interesting. My 12 year old daughter will definately want one.

  • TotallyBritishCanadian

    July 11th, 2018 - 7:15pm

    yes finally new merchandise even though 3 of the things show I don’t care for (vinyl )
    this 13 doctor 10 inch figures look amazing and I am so tempted to buy It when I have the cash but I am hoping at comic con we see 5.5inch figures cause to me that’s were its rely at I love the line so much it is one of my favourite toy lines of all time just look at that head sculpt on the 10inch its spot on to Jodie whittaker one while other toy lines took time to perfect there head sculpt likeness Character Options has mostly nailed it since they obtained the licence in 2006 expect the dark period of the 3.75inch figures my only concern is I am guessing that there more than likely will hit shops in the uk but what about other county’s like Canada, America, Australia and other county’s like I know that comic shops will get them but what about retail shops like Walmart cause even though doctor who started as this weird little British tv show back in 1963 it has grow to this massive huge pop culture icon were people all other the world know watch the show and love it and I feel that who ever does the distributing needs to get these in to more mane stream shops like Walmart, superstore and other stores across the seas shops like how we have b&m exclusives why cant they also be shared so in each county one store has it as a exclusive so every one can get it like Superstore in Canada, Walgreen’s in American and so forth just share the love of Doctor who all across the world.

  • Bundy

    July 11th, 2018 - 6:50pm

    Is there any chance (risk) the TARDIS due to be coming out is actually for the 10″ figure rather than the 5″ figure range?

    • booboo

      July 11th, 2018 - 6:52pm

      i don’t see it myself it would be huge (and expensive) but you never know

    • Judooning

      July 11th, 2018 - 6:53pm

      Possible I suppose. Then again it would be easy for them to just tweak the existing 5″ scale one. But actually a 10″ scale TARDIS wouldn’t be that bad!

    • Bundy

      July 11th, 2018 - 9:41pm

      What is making me wonder, is that the Barbie market has a lot of wardrobes, closets etc. which scale wise are probably not that much different to a TARDIS, and the figure itself is being pictured standing next to a TARDIS.

    • booboo

      July 11th, 2018 - 9:44pm

      could be. we might find out next Friday

    • The Outcast

      July 12th, 2018 - 12:24pm

      I can say with a fair bit of certainty that the TARDIS due to come out will NOT be of the 10 inch scale. On Zappies, the retail price listed was 20 pounds. Now I highly doubt any TARDIS to this scale would cost 20 pounds, especially as that is the price for this figure alone.

      Besides, it doesn’t fit with what Character has done in the past, they’ve never made a 10 inch scale TARDIS before, so why would they now?

  • Demdike@CultLabs

    July 11th, 2018 - 6:29pm

    Lets hope these new products are actually for sale in shops and not just online

    • booboo

      July 11th, 2018 - 6:40pm

      pretty sure they will be all over

  • Judooning

    July 11th, 2018 - 6:17pm

    Character online have already nearly sold out of their initial stock. There are 18 figures left. Couple hours ago there were 46

    • The Outcast

      July 12th, 2018 - 12:25pm

      That’s a good sign, surely?

    • Anonymous

      July 12th, 2018 - 12:59pm

      Of course it’s a good sign, why wouldn’t it be?

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