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Doctor Who fan-mania: Why I had to build my own Tardis

28 July 2013 Last updated at 23:58 BST

Around the world, a select band of Doctor Who fans are at work in their spare time building their own personal Tardis.

It is a secretive community, though members do share their tips and experiences on a website, Tardis Builders.

The BBC's LJ Rich caught up with Tardis-builder Yoz, to find out why she wanted to build a time machine in her living room - and how she did it.

Video Journalist: Dougal Shaw