Exterminate! Build-A-Bear To Launch Dalek plush
Build-A-Bear Workshop and BBC Studios have today revealed new additions to their Doctor Who range, launching a brand new Dalek plush, and Tenth and Eleventh Doctor costumes. Available in the UK and US today, this new range can be bought exclusively at the Build-A-Bear website.
Keep your furry friend on its toes with the new Dalek plush, the perfect evil companion for fans and collectors. Complete your Doctor Who Bear’s look with the Eleventh Doctor Costume & Sonic Screwdriver Set, featuring the Eleventh Doctor’s iconic red braces, bow tie and fez. Or treat your bear to an all-new Tenth Doctor Costume & Sonic Screwdriver Set featuring the Tenth Doctor’s brown suit, coat, glasses, and trainers. Both costumes come with a sonic screwdriver wristie that recreates the Doctor’s famous gadget by making sounds when you press it.
The new additions join the Doctor Who Bear, Thirteenth Doctor and blue Tenth Doctor costumes launched last year. The Doctor Who Bear features branded blue paw pads and a blue heart on its chest.
Doctor Who follows the adventures of the Doctor and her friends as they travel through space and time in the TARDIS, fighting evil and helping civilizations in need. Doctor Who is one of the longest running series in the world, spanning 57 years and watched by fans of all ages.
The Dalek plush (£15/$13.50 RRP), Eleventh Doctor Costume & Sonic Screwdriver Set (from £15/$20 RRP), and Tenth Doctor Costume & Sonic Screwdriver Set (from £15/$20 RRP) are available online alongside the Doctor Who Bear for £21.50 /$29.00 RRP.
Build-A-Bear® is a global brand kids love and parents trust that seeks to add a little more heart to life. Build-A-Bear Workshop has over 450 stores worldwide where Guests can create customizable furry friends, including corporately-managed stores in the United States, Canada, China, Denmark, Ireland, Puerto Rico, and the United Kingdom, and franchise stores in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Mexico and the Middle East. Buildabear.com is the online destination for unique furry-friend gifts, featuring The-Bear-Builder, a shopping configurator that helps create customized gift options. Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE:BBW) posted total revenue of $336.6 million in fiscal 2018.
About BBC Studios
BBC Studios, a global content company with bold British creativity at its heart, is a commercial subsidiary of the BBC. Able to take an idea seamlessly from thought to screen and beyond, its activities span content financing, development, production, sales, branded services, and ancillaries across both its own productions, and programs and formats made by high-quality UK independents. Award-winning British programs made by the business are internationally recognized across a broad range of genres and specialisms, with brands like Dancing with the Stars/Strictly Come Dancing, Top Gear, Doctor Who and Bluey. BBC Studios has offices in 22 markets globally, including ten production bases in the UK and production bases or partnerships in a further nine countries around the world. The company, which ordinarily makes around 2,500 hours of content a year for both the BBC and third parties including Apple, Amazon and China Mobile, is a champion for British creativity around the world. It is also a committed partner for the UK’s independent sector through a mix of equity partnerships, content investment and international distribution for program titles. To the BBC, BBC Studios contributes both cash dividends and funds for program-making, supporting the license fee and enhancing programs for UK audiences.
In the Americas, BBC Studios – with team members across the region – manages joint venture relationships with AMC Networks for flagship channel BBC AMERICA (U.S.) – home of original series Killing Eve and global brands Seven Worlds: One Planet, Doctor Who, and Top Gear – and with ITV for SVoD service BritBox (U.S./Canada), as well as a strategic partnership in Canada with Blue Ant Media for BBC Earth Channel and BBC First. The company also operates a robust linear and digital content sales and co-productions operation, as well as a franchise management business. In addition, BBC Studios operates a major production unit in Los Angeles responsible for the highly-rated, Emmy®-nominated Dancing with the Stars and multi-award-winning Life Below Zero. In Brazil, through a production partnership with Endemol Shine, local production Dancing Brasil has become a breakout hit. Currently, the company is readying the launch of BBC SELECT, a digital streaming channel offering unrivalled content across culture, politics and ideas, on Amazon Prime Video Channels and the Apple TV app in early 2021.
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About Doctor Who
Doctor Who is one of the longest running action adventure television series in the world spanning 55 years and winning over 100 awards. This quintessentially British show has a huge global following, with 9.6m fans across social platforms/channels and 100m video views on YouTube in the last year alone. It was the most tweeted about drama programme brand in the UK throughout 2018. Doctor Who is sold to 249 territories. Series 11 achieved the 2nd biggest UK drama launch of 2018 and the 3rd most watched Doctor Who series since its return in 2005. It outperformed channel averages internationally and delivered double digit series on series increases in the US and Canada. It has been honoured by Guinness World Records as the longest running science-fiction series in the world. Doctor Who has a proven track-record in consumer products and live entertainment with over four and a half million Sonic Screwdrivers sold in the past eleven years, over 13 million action figures sold since 2005, over 19 million DVDS sold globally and over one million tickets sold for live events.