New Doctor Who virtual experience puts you in the TARDIS

Jodie Whittaker and her Tardis
Develop into the Time Lord’s companion with the VR experience (Image: BBC)

Do you actually wish to experience what it’s prefer to be inside the Doctor Who TARDIS. Now you can as a brand new virtual actuality experience has launched.

Thirteenth Doctor Jodie Whittaker stars in Doctor Who: The Runaway in which Doctor Who followers can act out their goals and turn into the Time Lord’s companion.

The free VR particular – which will likely be accessible on Friday (17.05.19) on the Oculus Retailer, Vive Port and on the BBC VR App – sees you get up inside the TARDIS after a collision with a ‘ball of living energy’ known as Volta, described as a combination between a bomb and a ‘surly teenager’.

It’s as much as the Doctor – together with your assist – to return Volta to his dwelling planet, whereas a bunch of “galactic busybodies” tries to pay money for him for their very own plans.



The journey can be accessible for followers who don’t have VR headsets of their as a part of the BBC VR Hub’s VR tour to native libraries throughout the UK.

There are two variations of the particular episode accessible, with the first immersive interactive model is obtainable from the Oculus Retailer and Vive Port to be used on Oculus Rift and HTC Vive with a runtime of 13 minutes.

In the meantime, the 360 diploma video model is obtainable to obtain from the BBC VR App for the Oculus Go and GearVR with a runtime of 11 minutes.

Jo Pearce, artistic director for the BBC’s digital drama group, stated: ‘Fans will find themselves at the centre of this wonderfully animated story, helped by the natural charm and humour of Jodie Whittaker, in an adventure that really captures the magic of ‘Doctor Who’.

‘Viewers truly are in for a treat – for those who ever dreamed of helping to pilot the TARDIS, this is your opportunity!’

Zillah Watson, head of BBC VR Hub, added: “That is the most bold undertaking but from our group in the BBC VR Hub, and the result’s a magical journey that ‘Doctor Who’ followers in all places will merely love.

‘It also shows the enormous potential that virtual reality has for creating new kinds of experiences that appeal to mainstream audiences.’

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