Doctor Who: The TARDIS Console Room History in Pictures

A gallery of The TARDIS Console Room throughout fifty-two years of Doctor Who.

 

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The TARDIS was first glimpsed on 23 November, 1963.

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Ian Chesterton (William Russell), The Doctor (William Hartnell), Barbara Wright (Jacqueline Hill) and Susan Foreman (Carole Ann Ford)

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The Second Doctor (Patrick Troughton) in his console room

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The Second Doctor consulting his 500 Year Diary

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The Third Doctor did ‘a spot of redecoration’  1972’s ‘The Time Monster’

 

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But ‘The Time Monster’ set was damaged and the new version saw the familiar roundels back…

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Sarah Jane Smith (Elisabeth Sladen) and the Fourth Doctor (Tom Baker)

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The Fourth Doctor’s console was similar to the original from 1963

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1976’s ‘The Masque of Mandragora’ introduced this new console room.

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The ‘secondary console room’ gave way to the ‘original’ in 1977’s The Invisible Enemy

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This console was first seen in ‘The Five Doctors’ after a Cyberman had blasted the old one in ‘Earthshock’

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The Sixth Doctor’s (Colin Baker) first and last scenes were in the TARDIS

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The Eighth Doctor in his TARDIS in 1996

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This console room featured in only one adventure

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Concept artwork for the console room that debuted in 2005.

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The console room in the Ninth and Tenth Doctor’s era

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The Tenth Doctor’s (David Tennant) eccentric new digs

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The Eleventh Doctor’s (Matt Smith) new console room in ‘The Eleventh Hour’

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The 2013 recreation of William Hartnell’s TARDIS in ‘An Adventure in Space and Time’ featuring David Bradley

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A blend of twentieth and twenty-first century console room designs

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Another new console first seen in 2012’s ‘The Snowmen’

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The Twelfth Doctor’s roundels might just be speakers…

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It’s Clara Oswald’s vintage-look TARDIS

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