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Published on July 6th, 2012 | by Philip Bates

Invasion of the Talking Daleks

There’s a huuuge range of Dalek toys out there, and naturally they’re extremely popular. (Frankly, a room isn’t complete without one in it.) And Forbidden Planet is releasing a set of Daleks that will happily interrupt any polite conversations with a cry of “exterminate!”

The talking Daleks will be available from 22nd August, and individual models have an RRP of £14.99. Or you can pre-order them for £13.49 each, a 10% saving. The six designs are:

  • RTD-era Bronze Dalek (2005);
  • Dalek Invasion of Earth (1964);
  • Power of the Daleks (1966);
  • Planet of the Daleks (1973);
  • Death to the Daleks (1974);
  • Imperial Dalek from Revelation of the Daleks (1985).

Each 5” figure features sound FX and speech from the relevant era, with 3 x 1.5V batteries included.

And of course, if you want them all, you can pre-order the full set for £79.99, an 11% saving off the RRP of £89.94.

The six will be released just in time for ‘every Dalek ever’ to return in Asylum of the Daleks this autumn. Are further sets likely? I’m hoping for a talking Ironside model (“Would you care for some tea?”), a Special Weapons Dalek (capable of blasting away all other models) and the complete talking paradigm (just imagine that Supreme Dalek voice booming over Antiques Roadshow!).

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When he’s not watching television, reading books ‘n’ Marvel comics, listening to The Killers, and obsessing over script ideas, Philip Bates pretends to be a freelance writer. He enjoys collecting everything.




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