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October 15th, 2019 28 comments

New Retailer – The Time Meddlers Pre-Launch Sale Sign-Up

On 5 November 2019, a new business selling nothing but official, BBC-licensed Doctor Who merchandise will launch.

Based in the UK, but offering worldwide shipping, The Time Meddlers will not only sell merchandise via their online store, but also at their stand in the heart of London’s Covent Garden Jubilee Market which will open the very same day!

As well as that, The Time Meddlers will be attending conventions across the UK, with plans to expand to Europe & beyond in the very near future.

25% Off Pre-Launch sale

From today, fans can register for access to the pre-launch online sale, which will gain them access to the site a few days before its official opening, with a whopping 25% off of ALL products!

To register, simply head to – enter your name and email address, and you will then receive details on how to gain access to the site for the pre-launch sale which takes place November 1 through November 3.

Saving The Universe One Planet at a Time…

The fact that every single product available from The Time Meddlers is BBC-licensed means that the factories in which goods are produced are audited by the BBC (i.e. conditions are safe, workers are paid fairly etc.). This is one of the key principals of The Time Meddlers – that everything is done ethically, sustainably, and as environmentally-friendly as possible. Products are never individually plastic wrapped, T-Shirts will be packaged in 100% recyclable cardboard packaging which The Time Meddlers have designed and developed with the manufacturer exclusively. Goods being sent out via mail order are also packed using recyclable materials.

The Time Meddlers Themselves

The business is owned and run by Shane and Dylan, both experienced in the world of retail and fan events/conventions.

Speaking on the businesses’ launch, Dylan said; “Enjoying what I do is one of the most important things for me, and ‘The Time Meddlers’ fills me with so much enthusiasm.
Our goal is not only to give Doctor Who fans exactly what they’ve needed for years (a
friendly service and affordable merchandise), but also grow & rejuvenate the community for everyone to enjoy and be a part of what we are doing.
My main focus is making our stands look incredible, fun and modern. The days of displays
looking like something at your local boot sale or a charity shop are gone!”

Shane added, “This isn’t just a business to us. We’ve been involved in designing and
developing new products (which are currently in production), getting really hands-on, because we are fans ourselves. Our goal is to become a part of the fan community and even get the fans involved in what we do. They are our customers, and they know exactly what they want. We have big plans for The Time Meddlers, including a YouTube series which is actually in production as we speak, where genuine fans unbox, review and discuss our products. We’re also working on additional content, but we will announce more in due course! Our priority right now is getting the online shop up and running on time.”

The site is launching with a modest collection of around 50 pieces, and will expand and evolve as new stock arrives and the business grows. You have until midnight, October 31 (GMT) to register for access to the 25% off pre-launch sale.

Once launched, customers will be able to pay using all major credit and debit cards, as well as Paypal.

Twitter: @timemeddlers
Instagram: @timemeddlers
YouTube: The Time Meddlers

All information correct at time of publishing. The Time Meddlers logo is copyright © The Time Meddlers LTD. 2019. Graphics and photography content is copyright © The Time Meddlers LTD. 2019. For full terms & conditions visit

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  • EvanMarshall

    November 2nd, 2019 - 7:58pm

    I don’t think I’ve ever seen a Doctor Who merchandise site that is less impressive than The Time Meddlers. It feels very clunky to navigate and it just has so little actual merchandise. Can’t imagine any circumstances under which I would ever bother checking it out again. Given the over the top hype I was expecting something spectacular – instead of so incredibly underwhelming. And I’ve had four different emails from them in 24 hours. I’m going to unsubscribe from them as that’s just spam by any measure.

    • Anonymous

      November 3rd, 2019 - 2:57pm

      The fact the owners are on the fence about figures being sold annoys me, other than the dvds and blu rays, it feels as though the figures are one of the main money makers in my opinion. Just look at B&M, personally I don’t see the need to buy what I would call nic naks. How much money can you make from a mug or book pad. I think that, with in reason, the majority of who fans are collectors of some form whether it’s dvds or figures or eagle moss. I can’t see this being a go to place for who merch, you need to be selling something substantial and worth selling, then you start to sell posters and mugs and add on type items which can sell with the bigger items, I struggle to explain things quite a lot but I hope this makes sense. I’m trying to say you need to hit the wider market and go with what the other markets are lacking, amazon, zavvi and zoom do better deals than these, and the benefit of shopping with them is that when there’s a deal or discount you can buy a non who thing that your a fan of. Specifically aiming at one audience and selling poor quality for the price items is a huge no no. As a start point, they couldn’t have chose a worse place. I feel as though I’ll stick with zoom, zavvi and amazon for who merch

  • Poo Sticks

    November 1st, 2019 - 6:02pm

    Got my discount code, checked the website, not impressed, left the website and deleted my code…you can get this stuff anywhere and they didn’t have much anyway.

    • Anonymous

      November 2nd, 2019 - 8:08am

      My thoughts exactly! They sold eagle moss figures for more than eaglemoss. I don’t see any truth in what they said about cheaper than other places

    • Anonymous

      November 2nd, 2019 - 10:50am

      Quite disappointing, after all the hype not much to see really and most stuff you can get cheaper elsewhere. Won’t bother with it again.

    • Anonymous

      November 2nd, 2019 - 11:02am

      Yeah, considering their branding and motto was to provide items cheaper than other places, it’s pretty poor.

  • Anonymous

    October 17th, 2019 - 8:07am

    Will you be working with character options and releasing some exclusive figures

    • The Time Meddlers

      October 17th, 2019 - 9:46am

      We would like to eventually, but the toy market isn’t what it once was, and the minimum we would need to produce for exclusivity is HUGE. That said, it is on the cards!

  • Tegan’s distant cousin

    October 17th, 2019 - 5:39am

    Fingers crossed they will ship to Australia as we desperately need a retailer who will not only ship UK blu-rays and DVDs to us, but one that won’t charge ridiculous prices and one that will package items properly so they don’t arrive damaged half the time.

  • Anonymous

    October 16th, 2019 - 12:12pm

    Wonder if they will have any Christmas decorations in?

    • booboo

      October 16th, 2019 - 12:19pm

      many people have been able to get some from but not all, i so miss the BBC shop for those (and many pother things)

      boils down to how many you would have to order and cost to import i suppose and remain competitive

    • Anonymous

      October 17th, 2019 - 8:18am

      I wanted to get the tardis but the postage was the same as the price of the item -£8.99!

    • booboo

      October 17th, 2019 - 8:48am

      they ship within Europe so only use UPS so one item is expensive , its och if you ordering several items

  • The Outcast

    October 16th, 2019 - 4:43am

    I wonder if they’ll get any exclusive 5″ action figures eventually…

    • The Time Meddlers

      October 16th, 2019 - 9:09am

      We would love to, but that would require placing a HUGE order for one unit, which isn’t where we are at right now, but hopefully someday soon.

  • EndlessTimelord

    October 16th, 2019 - 1:37am

    Very exciting! Wonder where this could lead for Who merch…

    Signed up and can’t wait! 😀

    • The Time Meddlers

      October 16th, 2019 - 9:07am

      Fair pricing, realistic shipping, ethical business practises and happy customers who don’t feel as though they need to take out a mortgage to own a piece of merch, ideally!

  • The Time Meddlers

    October 15th, 2019 - 8:57pm

    We have a small quantity of US imports, and are currently talking to suppliers about making this a regular thing ongoing.

  • Mrs Croot

    October 15th, 2019 - 8:51pm

    Will you have doctor who merch that’s out of print? (e.g. backlogs of character option figures)

  • TARDIS_H63

    October 15th, 2019 - 3:56pm

    Will they be selling already existing pieces of merchandise such as DVDs, Big Finish and Figures?

    • booboo

      October 15th, 2019 - 5:13pm

      not Big Finish, to be honest most people who would ant big finish would go to big finish because of the downloads

    • The Time Meddlers

      October 15th, 2019 - 6:44pm

      We will be selling pre-existing items, but our focus for now is on very “current” pieces, and we are also working on some world exclusives as well. We have worked hard to be able to offer very competitive prices, and we’re fairly sure we are at least matching, and in most cases BEATING the prices of competitors. Our focus is on affordable pricing, not corporate greed.

    • Anonymous

      October 15th, 2019 - 7:45pm

      Will you be working with character options and releasing some exclusive figures

  • Sean Bassett

    October 15th, 2019 - 2:33pm

    Signed. Hope the prices are reasonable.

    • The Time Meddlers

      October 15th, 2019 - 3:48pm

      We’ve ensured that everything we sell retails at less than what our competitors charge, so with your 25% off you’ll get EVEN better prices!

    • Anonymous

      October 15th, 2019 - 6:32pm

      I hope when you mean competitor you don’t mean the likes of The Who Shop as their prices are very high

  • Judooning

    October 15th, 2019 - 11:01am

    Count me in

  • Doctor Mysterio

    October 15th, 2019 - 10:13am

    Signed up this morning. Sounds interesting.


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