First broadcast on the BBC in 1963, Doctor Who remains a huge pop culture phenomenon with fans around the world. If you happen to have one in your house – or if you are one yourself, and need some ideas to drop hints about – we've rounded up some great Doctor Who gift ideas.
Whether you're a Whovian LEGO fan, looking for some cool vinyl, or just after the most recent series on Blu-ray, we've got you covered. Just beware that some villains are lurking on the list, so do try to avoid being exterminated, or having your life eliminated by quick-moving statues…
The Best Doctor Who Gifts
1. Doctor Who TARDIS Unisex T-Shirt
A tee donning the Doctor's ship - we doubt it's bigger on the inside, but the shirt sure is cool.
2. Doctor Who Race To The TARDIS Board Game
Help Jodie Whittaker's 13th Doctor and her companions get back to the safety of the TARDIS. For two to six players.
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3. Doctor Who 13th Sonic Screwdriver
An essential, because every Time Lord needs their trusty tech sidekick. This replica Sonic Screwdriver even makes all the diagnostic noises any Whovian could hope for.
4. Doctor Who: TARDIS Type 40 Instruction Manual
Explore each and every rendition of The Doctor's beloved TARDIS to this day with the Type 40 complete manual, with detailed schematics, floorplans and extensive factoids for even the most well-informed Whovian.
5. Doctor Who TARDIS Laptop Messeger Bag
When you need something stylish to carry your laptop (on which we know you're writing Who fanfic), look no further.
6. Doctor Who: Shada by Gareth Roberts and Douglas Adams
Gareth Roberts' Shada is a novelisation of a script by the legendary Douglas Adam (The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy). The script was initially meant to conclude Season 17.
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7. Groovy Men's Doctor Who Bathrobe
Might this be the perfect Christmas gift? We think so, it's the TARDIS dress robe, bearing all the iconic features of the police box itself (aside from time and dimensional space travelling capabilities, unfortunately). Looking to expand your nerdy wardrobe?
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8. Doctor Who Series 13 Blu-ray
Catch up with Jodie Whittaker's Doctor Who, with some lovely bonus art cards included inside.
9. Doctor Who Paradise of Death & Ghosts of N-Space Vinyl
This stunning 4K collector's edition of the classic Dalek's Invasion Earth 2150 A.D is filled with nerdy Whovian goodness, a wonderful 4K remaster of the beloved film, and some incredible retro posters that are simply stunning.
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10. Doctor Who: Resurrection of the Darleks by Eric Saward
As novelized by the original scriptwriter Eric Saward, Resurrection Of The Daleks expands upon the Fifth Doctor's adventure with his deadliest foes.
11. Doctor Who Tardis Ceramic Cookie Jar
The end of the year holidays always seemingly leaves you well-supplied with all sorts of biscuits, cookies and other nibbles, so you'll need a place to (temporarily) store them, and without question, this has to be the best way - a wonderful ceramic recreation of the TARDIS itself, need we say more?
12. Doctor Who Tom Baker Scarf
Tom Baker's Jelly Baby-loving Time Lord could usually be found sporting this scarf, and now you can too.
13. Doctor Who Notebook
The ideal gift for making notes on wibbly wobbly time-y wimey stuff while travelling the universe.
14. Doctor Who Weeping Angel Lifesize Cutout
Dedicated (and brave) Whovians can grab themselves one of the series' most iconic foes. You won't be able to take your eyes off of it.