Forbidden Planet is London’s largest science fiction shop. You'll find European, American and Japanese comics, action figures, DVDs, film and TV merchandise and collectables. They also have an extensive choice of books.
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179 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London, WC2H 8JR
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+44 (0)20 7420 3666
Venue Details & Map
179 Shaftesbury Avenue
- +44 (0)20 7420 3666
- Public transport:
- Tottenham Court Road, Underground
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Are you a film / comic book / sci-fi geek? If so, and even if not so much, come here as this will be your Mecca!
I'm a film buff but not really into any of the other aforementioned yet there is something magical and fascinatingly brilliant about Forbidden Planet that draws you in and keeps you interested no matter what reason you have gone in for.
There is a huge range of books, toys,...more
It's impossible to properly quantify just how awesome Forbidden Planet is, to geeks and non-geeks alike. To put it plainly, this is Mecca for sci-fi. The Doctor Who selection alone is enough to send you into a regeneration cycle!
How else can I phrase it? They only carry t-shirts in adult sizes. Done.more
Catholics have the Vatican.
Muslims have Mecca.
Jedi's have Forbidden Planet.
While I'm still trying to figure out just why exactly I haven't been back here for so long, I'm chuffed to bits (yes, bits!) that I have rediscovered Forbidden Planet. Not shying away from the masses, this is geekiness on display and I defy anyone not unleash their inner child while scanning all the rows and shelves...more
If you're a SFF geek, you should really go here.
Comics, comix, and "graphic novels".
Lovley knowledgeable people running the place (who are realy, really nice)
Great support for the SFF community
and, seriously, ANYTHING YOU WANT TO BUY.
Want a Sorting Hat? They've probably got one. Ranma 1/2 collectible miniatures? Yeah, that too. Dalek disintegration ray? Ask for Sarah,...more
Back at home, my friends and I often made runs to "the nerd store." Forbidden Planet is the ULTIMATE "nerd store" and I can't express how pleased I am at finally living in the city which contains this magnificence.
This shop is my go-to for any Doctor Who/Star Wars/vinyl figurines/ANYTHING needs. The first couple times I went to Forbidden Planet, years ago, I was completely unaware of the...more