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September 27th, 2019 26 comments

Robert Harrop Tomb of the Cybermen Cyber Controller

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We at Robert Harrop Designs have been creating collectable hand painted figurines for over 30 years and have gained a well earned reputation of high quality and accuracy of detail. Our extensive portfolio includes Thunderbirds, Camberwick Green, Beano Dandy and 2000AD to name but a few. A portfolio that is extremely nostalgic and very British, so it was no surprise that Doctor Who would be the next project that we wanted to embrace into our studios!

In partnership with the BBC, we have meticulously hand sculpted a range of 1:12 scale, hand cast and hand painted Doctor Who figurines, each made to strict Worldwide Limited Editions.

As a mark of provenance, each Limited Edition figurine will be numbered with a unique Edition Number and will come packaged in a presentation box with an Information Card and Certificate of Authenticity!

  • A Limited Edition Hand painted figurine / statue from the Doctor Who Collection.
  • Designed, Sculpted and Made in Shropshire, England by Robert Harrop Designs.
  • Traditionally Hand Sculpted by Mike Rodgers.
  • Official BBC License. The figurine has been approved by the Doctor Who television production team at the BBC
  • Approximately 8.4 inches (213mm) tall.
  • A Limited Edition of Only 250 Figurines Worldwide.
  • Individually hand numbered with a unique number on the base.
  • Comes complete in a presentation box with information card and a Certificate of Authenticity!

Cyber Controller

From ‘The Tomb of the Cybermen’ 1967

“You will become the first of a new race of Cybermen. You will return to the Earth and control it.”

The Doctor and his companions Jamie and Victoria arrive on the planet Telos where an Earth archaeological expedition, led by Professor Parry, is attempting to uncover the ancient City of Telos and the tombs of the Cybermen. The Cybermen have apparently been extinct for centuries and when the entrance to the ancient tombs is successfully located, the Doctor reluctantly aids the archaeologists in gaining entry.

Once inside, the financial sponsor of the expedition, Klieg, reveals himself and his business partner, Kaftan, to be planning to revive the Cybermen. He wants to use their strength, allied with the intelligence of his own Brotherhood of Logicians, to create an invincible force for conquest.

It transpires however that the tomb is actually a giant trap designed to lure humans suitable for conversion into further Cybermen – a fate that almost befalls Kaftan’s assistant Toberman. After fending off an attack by Cybermats – small but dangerous cybernetic creatures – the Doctor eventually defeats the revived Cybermen, led by their Controller, and reseals the tombs.

Categorised under: 1:12 Scale Robert Harrop Figurines, Collectables


  • Sean

    November 22nd, 2019 - 8:46pm

    Mine arrived today very pleased with the figure I can’t wait for the cybermat figure I got number 60

    • Bicky

      November 24th, 2019 - 10:01am

      Mine arrived as well…number 61. Great figurine as usual.

    • Anonymous

      December 13th, 2019 - 9:32am

      Great figure, but the certificate says Tomb Cyberman, not Cyber Controller. Sent an email querying it, waiting for Harrop to get back in touch.

      Looking forward to the rest of the Tomb set.

  • The Ergon

    October 22nd, 2019 - 2:30pm

    Booboo. Can you get a corrected picture of the cybermats on the Runway, as its mentioned there may be a change to the incorrect ones going up.

  • The Ergon

    October 4th, 2019 - 12:13pm

    Tomb Cyberman sold out. I,ve a feeling The cybercontroller will soon follow suit.

  • prototype dalek

    September 29th, 2019 - 7:34pm

    Love the design, very tempted

    • Bicky

      October 3rd, 2019 - 3:33pm

      Received mine today…fantastic figure!

    • Bicky

      October 3rd, 2019 - 3:35pm

      Sorry. Wrong one. Received Tomb Cyberman not controller!

  • 70’s Child

    September 28th, 2019 - 9:01am

    The Robert Harrop monster figurines are brilliant! The Cyber Controller is awesome!! Yes please to a Stygron / Kraal figurine or a Vogan figurine!!!

  • Mark Sanders

    September 27th, 2019 - 7:02pm

    Top figure love it

  • Daz

    September 27th, 2019 - 1:10pm

    I don’t like these figures at all, overpriced and always seem to be out of proportion not as great as they think they are.

    • Doctor Mysterio

      September 27th, 2019 - 3:02pm

      I think there is a certain house style to the proportion, but this is in keeping with other ranges that they do. These look great in hand, but understand they are not to everyone’s taste. I’ll be getting this one though.

    • the ergon

      September 27th, 2019 - 4:39pm

      The Doctor figurines are the ones I only have a problem with. They look too cariacuture Only a few look out of proportion, these being the Tomb cyberman and Tenth Planet version, but as is mentioned this is Harrops own unique take. The monsters for the best part are really good.

    • Moodbeam

      September 29th, 2019 - 2:19pm

      Hand sculpted and hand painted. A lot of time and effort goes into these figures which more than justifies the price. I proudly own every piece so far released.

    • Bicky

      September 29th, 2019 - 5:54pm

      Certainly not overpriced. In fact the time and effort that goes in to each one i think they are way under-priced.

    • booboo

      September 29th, 2019 - 6:56pm

      People are used to low cost mass produced Chinese goods these days, Quality UK produced goods from start to finish come at a price altogether in reality the price of these is comparable to similar sized products both past and present.

      These are also one of the few franchises that can be seen as an investment now with values tending to increase.

      Their sculpting “style” doesn’t suit everyone, especially on the Human Characters but it is their style and it works well for them and isn’t really an issue with long term collectors.

  • the ergon

    September 27th, 2019 - 12:21pm

    The most wanted of the four I would have thought. I will have to see the cybermat piece before I commit. I,m now more curious as to what the xmas piece might be and I would prefer to hold back till it is announced. It doesn,t have to be xmas themed. I,d like a kraal or The gods of Ragnarok. something unique.

    • Who Knows

      September 27th, 2019 - 3:59pm

      It’s a Sycorax

    • the ergon

      September 27th, 2019 - 4:32pm

      How do you know this?

    • booboo

      September 27th, 2019 - 4:57pm

      I have seen it mentioned on Facebook by several people but not seen it mentioned by harrops but it could have been in a reply to someone.

    • Who Knows

      September 27th, 2019 - 5:01pm

      Harrop’s stated it in conjunction with the first image of the Cyber Controller sculpt – it’s in the comment section on their Facebook Friends page.

    • booboo

      September 27th, 2019 - 5:05pm

      yes i just went through it a saw it, I don’t often go there to be honest

    • the ergon

      September 27th, 2019 - 5:18pm

      I don,t do facebook or twitter but if this is true it ties in with the Christmas theme though I was hoping for something different that hasn,t been done. Is this The Sycorax leader?

    • John Sissons

      September 29th, 2019 - 10:40pm

      A Sycorax 🙁 I don’t bother with nuWho figures but I suppose they need to do the odd one. Sooner have a Nimon for an xmas piece.

  • Zombs

    September 27th, 2019 - 12:41am

    Purchased mine at 11:10 pm. Can’t wait to see it in the flesh , it looks brilliant from the pictures.

    • A4geek

      September 27th, 2019 - 7:54am

      Snap! Always a long wait but always worth it. Hoping the Cyberman arrives soon

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