Currently Wales has a shortage of experienced doctors and now the Doctor Who Experience is getting the boot as well. Days are numbered for the time travellers’ mecca but thousands of fans have answered the call to help.

Actually, there is no high-grade conspiracy behind the Doctor’s distress on this occasion. The lease on the building that houses the Cardiff tourist attraction comes to an end next year and BBC Worldwide have yet to decide on a new venue.

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But if they had any doubt about the attraction’s popularity two online petitions clocked up more than four thousand signatures in a day. Thankfully they haven’t taken to the medium of song to demonstrate their support.