Published on August 2nd, 2012 | by Christian Cawley
Sonic Screwdriver Remote Control Launch Events
Forbidden Planet invites fans to take part in the World Premiere Launch of the Eleventh Doctor Sonic Screwdriver Remote Control.
Taking place on Saturday 25th August at the London Megastore, Shaftesbury, fans will be able to get to grips with a limited quantity of this much sort after prop grade replica before anyone else.
Also, give Forbidden Planet your name and the number of Sonic Screwdrivers you wish to pre-order (limited to two per customer on orders placed before noon on Friday 24th August) and your order will be waiting for you when you visit the Forbidden Planet Megastore on 25th August.
That’s six days before the official product release!
As part of the day’s festivities Richard Blakesley and Chris Barnardo, founders of The Wand Company and the creators of the Sonic Screwdriver Universal Remote Control – as seen on Dragon’s Den – will be performing live demonstrations and answering all your questions.
From 11:00 to 16:00 there will also be a Dress Up Competition – come dressed as any character from the show and you’ll be in with the chance to win a specially numbered version of the Sonic Screwdriver Universal Remote Control.
Other activities on the day include: Goody Bags, Jelly Babies and Jammy Dodgers to keep you going, the chance to have your photo taken with a ‘Life-Sized’ Tardis in store and special offers on selected Doctor Who products.
On the release day between 12:00 and 17:00 itself fans in the Birmingham area will be able to receive a live demonstration from staff at Priory Queensway, and immerse themselves in the worlds of Doctor Who. Plus the store will be hosting its own Doctor Who Dress up Competition where best dressed fans will be able to get their hands on their own Sonic Screwdriver Remote.
Then on the following day between 11:00 and 16:00 there will be similar events in the Coventry Store, Cross Cheaping, the Croydon Store, Church Street, the Liverpool Store, Bold Street, Liverpool, the Newcastle Store, Grainger Street, and the Southampton Megastore, Hanover Buildings.
The Eleventh Doctor Sonic Screwdriver Universal Remote Control is available now to pre-order for £59.99 for release on Friday 31st August from Forbidden Planet.