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March 20th, 2013 214 comments

Pyramids of Mars Priory Set

In this Fourth Doctor adventure, the TARDIS materialises on Earth in the year 1911 inside an old priory owned by Egyptologist Marcus Scarman. Scarman has been possessed by Sutekh, last survivor of the god-like Osirans, who is being held prisoner inside a pyramid in Egypt by a signal transmitted from a pyramid on Mars.

Sutekh wants to be free and instructs Scarman to use robots, which look like Egyptian mummies, to build a pyramid-shaped rocket with which to destroy the Martian pyramid. The Doctor blows up the missile but falls under Sutekh’s control and is made to transport Scarman to Mars to cut off the signal controlling the prison. The Doctor, freed of Sutekh’s influence, rushes back to Earth and uses the time control from the TARDIS to move the end of the space-time tunnel that Sutekh is travelling down into the far future where, unable to reach the end, Sutekh ages to death.

Exclusive to Forbidden Planet!


This collector’s set includes

  • Sutekh (in Helmet with light-up eyes)
  • Marcus Scarman (interchangeable head with Jackal from 1st Pyramids of Mars set)
  • Two Canopic Jars
  • Sarcophagus with lenticular insert
  • Coordinate selector
  • Osirian War Rocket cardboard scenic display.


Several figures and accessories are already available from this story…

From the left the single Mummy for classic wave 2 (also supplied in the 4th Doctor Adventure set), Mummy with gold banding and Sutekh with Jackal head (both from The Pyramids of Mars set 1) and the 4th Doctor with control panel which was available as a sinle release from Forbidden Planet.


The Masked Sutekh with light up eyes (from the Aztecs special edition DVD)…


This set also includes a Cardboard Osirian Rocket…


Categorised under: Doctor Who 5" scale figures, Toys


  • finn townley

    October 17th, 2014 - 7:05pm

    does the doors stay open

    • theta sigma

      October 17th, 2014 - 7:19pm

      if you mean on the pyramid kind of. it has a Velcro pad to hold it back, mine fell off after repeatedly re sticking it

    • finn townley

      October 17th, 2014 - 7:23pm

      Thank you 🙂

  • Doctor Rules

    April 14th, 2014 - 5:33pm

    whoah this looks outstanding- Pyramids of Mars is one of my favourites and this figure set looks great- espically the mummy servers!

  • DoctorArkham

    December 30th, 2013 - 1:53pm

    I can do nothing but sing this set’s praises. Wonderful detail and accessories, great articulation and the card rocket is just the icing on the cake. Sutekh is the highlight of the set, with his light up eyes stealing the show. However, a slightly lazy cock up with the Marcus Scarman earns this set – 4.5/5

  • Anonymous

    December 27th, 2013 - 8:45am

    I don’t know wether to get this or The Keeper of Traken Set. Going to FPI soon and they have both and I can probably get both. Just wondering which is bst. Thanks 🙂

    • Anonymous

      December 27th, 2013 - 8:47am


    • pwilc1967

      December 27th, 2013 - 9:02am

      This one. The Pyramid is cool. Shame there is no Priory room set though – Suteks eyes light up and you can swap Scarman’s head if you have the earlier Pyramids of Mars set

    • Anonymous

      December 27th, 2013 - 9:05am

      Thanks, I might get the other Pyramids of Mars set as well, just to get some Mummies and the Jackal head. I hope we do get a priory room eventually.

  • Trenzalore

    November 3rd, 2013 - 1:28pm

    Seen this in fp Leeds, was going to get it but got the other Pyramids of Mars set…

  • Davide Edinburgh

    October 26th, 2013 - 2:32pm

    Bought it today, it’s an excellent set. 8/10

  • Guy The Zygon

    October 22nd, 2013 - 10:28pm

    Have just got this, it’s a fantastic set, particularly the lenticular time tunnel and sarcophagus, plus Sutekh’s light up eyes are spot on! … but – has anyone else found the internal bottles missing from the canopic jars?
    wonder if they just didn’t do them this time around or if i need to get onto FP! 😀

    • The Silent Silent

      October 23rd, 2013 - 7:48am

      I think the lids are glued shut so there would be no point in putting them with the set as you would be able to put them inside.

      Basically , they done this to save money

    • Guy The Zygon

      October 23rd, 2013 - 10:14am

      No the lids do come off fairly easily revealing a hollow centre.

  • WouldYouLikeAJellyBaby

    October 20th, 2013 - 2:32pm

    Received a Dispatch Email for this and am now coincidentally watching Pyramids of Mars on Watch!!! LOL!!!

  • 1

    October 14th, 2013 - 12:02pm

    I just received this and it’s very good by the way, but where does the little Velcro tape go?

    • booboo

      October 14th, 2013 - 12:04pm

      haven’t got one yet

      gone are the days when we used to get one rushed to us special delivery

    • Radburn

      October 14th, 2013 - 12:58pm

      Mine turned up this morning. It’s about time they started shifting this backlog of merchandise that has built up – It’s going to be a busy 4 months…

  • Radburn

    October 11th, 2013 - 11:53am

    Shipping out now from FP Int – Fri 11/10/13…

  • Pug Dalek

    September 29th, 2013 - 10:17pm

    45 of it on whona

  • Adam is cool

    August 11th, 2013 - 5:24pm

    guys have a bit of a problem I don’t now weather or not to get this, the time warrior set, or the claw of axos set could you please help

    • the ergon

      August 12th, 2013 - 9:34am

      get claws first, pyramids when its out and the time warrior last,

  • dalekdan12345

    August 10th, 2013 - 6:05pm

    Whats the Board thing every one is mentioning? is it part of the missile?

    • Anonymous

      August 10th, 2013 - 6:40pm

      The thing Scarman is holding in the pictures above.

    • The Flying Shark

      August 10th, 2013 - 7:37pm

      I think it’s the thing Marcus Scarman is holding.

    • Radburn

      August 11th, 2013 - 5:43pm

      The 3D Cardboard Osirian War Rocket

      Scarman is holding the Coordinate Selector

    • Sugardoc5

      August 11th, 2013 - 5:46pm

      According to the box it’s a coordinate selector

  • Ian

    August 9th, 2013 - 11:46pm

    Is the Sarcopicus hollow?

    • booboo

      August 9th, 2013 - 11:47pm

      would think so but i dont have one yet to know

  • George

    August 9th, 2013 - 10:56pm

    It says it’s arriving October 11th – but I’m sure Al said on Twitter recently that it would be arriving in the next two weeks?

    • booboo

      August 9th, 2013 - 10:57pm

      up for order he meant i think

  • Andrew

    August 9th, 2013 - 9:04pm

    FPI shipping takes this up to £35, still worth it to me, I think if the diorama is sturdy and fold-awayable it will look great, and I like the completion of the canopic jars, I just wish they would do anotehr set rerelease, mainly of the Dalek set 1 and the 4th doctor adventure set lol.

  • Thehostproductions

    August 9th, 2013 - 6:39pm

    Does it include the priory back ground as seen as on the box picture

    • Anonymous

      August 9th, 2013 - 7:03pm

      No, that’s just part of the box illustration. You get the figures, the sarcophagus, the jars, the board and the missile.

    • itdalek

      August 9th, 2013 - 7:05pm

      Don’t think so but i could be wrong as nothing is mentioned about it

    • DoctorArkham

      August 9th, 2013 - 7:18pm

      Possibly, but it will be made of the weak card that is featured to house the figures. On the other hand, this box is merely a prototype so we may just get an image of the library. But as booboo set, the Buffy library seems to be a suitable display environment.

    • Anonymous

      August 10th, 2013 - 10:59am

      No, it does not have it as I’ve already said, this has already been confirmed that this is just an illustration and you won’t get the background on the picture (unfortunately the source has since been wiped but it did come from a CO employee).

    • booboo

      August 10th, 2013 - 11:18am

      I have seen the sets that were used somewhere can’t remember where though

    • Anonymous

      August 10th, 2013 - 6:40pm

      There were some pictures from SDCC.

  • Fezmeister

    August 9th, 2013 - 5:35pm

    I’m really pleased with this price, so I’ll definitely be getting one, especially since I own the other PoM figures.


    August 9th, 2013 - 5:30pm

    Can’t not wait to get this!!!

  • WouldYouLikeAJellyBaby

    August 8th, 2013 - 5:37pm

    Where can you Pre- order it from? Looks great BTW!

    • WouldYouLikeAJellyBaby

      August 8th, 2013 - 5:39pm

      Oh just seen sorry.

  • josh smith

    July 26th, 2013 - 11:37am

    any news on this?

    • Andrew

      August 8th, 2013 - 5:37pm

      yup you can preorder it lol!

    • DoctorArkham

      August 8th, 2013 - 5:38pm

      Available for pre order yeeeeeesssssssss!

  • StarkBoy

    July 8th, 2013 - 6:48pm

    I really wish this would be out by august , I really want to get this along with the other mars set !

  • handbot10

    July 6th, 2013 - 7:55pm

    does anybody know when this will be out and what price because I am planning on doing a big pyramids of mars toy thingy. I am planning on getting:

    4th doctor (pyramids of mars version)
    pyramids of mars collectors set
    pyramids of mars ‘priory’ set.

    • DoctorArkham

      August 8th, 2013 - 6:04pm

      October 11th is the date that Forbidden Planet International has confirmed.

  • Andrew

    July 2nd, 2013 - 2:07am

    Any news on a release date for this?

  • Overwatch Cyberman

    June 24th, 2013 - 6:38am

    Nice set, I loved the “Pyramids of Mars” classic story, just a fantastic set

  • Anonymous

    June 21st, 2013 - 9:01pm

    Does this set come out this year?

    • josh smith

      June 22nd, 2013 - 8:52am


  • josh smith

    June 19th, 2013 - 7:53pm

    i have good ideas

    two doctors set:

    6th doctor in waistcoat

    sontaron 2 pack( the two doctors)

    vengeance on varos set 2:

    6th doctor without jacket
    the governor

    planet of fire:

    peri (in bikini)
    5th doctor in waistcoat
    toulough in shorts and stripy shirt

    mara tales:

    the mara

    logopolis set:

    the watcher
    tom baker with hat

    • Joethewhovian

      August 10th, 2013 - 10:55pm

      Scott you can’t just say someone’s ideas are wrong – everyone has opinion. While you might not agree with Josh’s, you can’t tell him off for having an opinion.

  • Scott the Raptor

    June 9th, 2013 - 9:28pm

    I’d like Doctor and monster sets. Here are my ideas:

    1st Doctor and Celestial Toymaker
    2nd Doctor and Yeti
    3rd Doctor and Silurian
    4th Doctor and Wirrn
    5th Doctor and Terileptil
    6th Doctor and Lord Kiv
    7th Doctor and Kandyman
    8th Doctor and Master
    9th Doctor and Gelth Possessed Mr Redpath
    10th Doctor and Flood Creature
    11th Doctor and Shakri

    Let me know what you think!

    • eddy

      June 9th, 2013 - 10:13pm

      well, we all know that wont happen, but so love all the ideas

    • videogamemad00

      June 9th, 2013 - 10:15pm

      I would like a celestial toymaker figure.

    • steveh

      June 17th, 2013 - 10:56am

      Dunno about most, but the Yeti pack would be fantastic.

    • josh smith

      June 19th, 2013 - 7:43pm


    • DoctorArkham

      August 9th, 2013 - 6:07pm

      Not the Shakri. I would prefer a five inch Ice Warrior or Cyberman.

  • Anonymous

    June 9th, 2013 - 9:10pm

    I would like some twin pack releases such as:

    Ace and Supreme dalek
    Mutant and 3rd doctor
    Magnus greel and leela
    Tetrap and rani

    Single card release:

    Meglos doctor
    The watcher SDCC exclusive or limited edition
    Deadly assassin dr ( shirt and trousers )


    The invasion- Black and white Brigadier,2nd doctor,cyberman x2
    Attack of the cybermen- Commander lyton,Fat cyber controller,cyber leader,6th doctor with sonic lance
    Curse of peladon monster assemble

  • DT

    May 31st, 2013 - 5:21am



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