Where would celebrities go if you gave them a Tardis?

At the annual British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles Tea Party, celebrities reveal where in time and space they'd go if they had access to the Doctor's Tardis.

Anthony Domanico
CNET freelancer Anthony Domanico is passionate about all kinds of gadgets and apps. When not making words for the Internet, he can be found watching Star Wars or "Doctor Who" for like the zillionth time. His other car is a Tardis.
Anthony Domanico
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Where would celebrities go if they were given the most powerful timey-wimey vehicle in the universe?

That's the question posed by Georgie Okell of the British culture YouTube channel Anglophenia, who asked celebrities at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles Tea Party on Saturday where in time and space they'd go if they controlled the Tardis from the BBC's long-running sci-fi series "Doctor Who."

The answers the celebrities gave were surprisingly uncreative: it's mostly places and times in Earth's past, like 1960s London, Rome during the height of the Roman Empire and so on.

The few that traveled forward in time were either vague or just wanted to go 24 hours ahead. Not a single person said they'd travel beyond Earth.

I'm sure they had other things on their mind -- after all, the

The BAFTA Tea Party was the day before the Emmys -- but where's the sense of adventure? Why not go to Mars, or Pluto or some yet-to-be-discovered planet in a galaxy far, far away and a million years from now?

Where would you go if you had access to the Tardis (which, by the way, is an acronym for Time And Relative Dimension In Space)? Let us know in the comments below.

Then, get ready to travel vicariously through the Doctor and Clara Oswald in the next episode of "Doctor Who" -- titled "The Witch's Familiar" -- which airs in the US and UK on September 26, followed by Australia on September 27. And see our "="" series="" here"="" shortcode="link" asset-type="article" uuid="12fde6d4-4001-44a0-b7d0-fc2715c2ac0f" slug="doctor-who-season-9-peter-capaldi-jenna-coleman-magicians-apprentice" link-text="review of the first episode of " section="news" title="'Doctor Who' series 9: 'The Magician's Apprentice' has a lot of thrills up its sleeve (review)" edition="us" data-key="link_bulk_key" api="{"id":"12fde6d4-4001-44a0-b7d0-fc2715c2ac0f","slug":"doctor-who-season-9-peter-capaldi-jenna-coleman-magicians-apprentice","contentType":null,"edition":"us","topic":{"slug":"culture"},"metaData":{"typeTitle":null,"hubTopicPathString":"Culture","reviewType":null},"section":"news"}"> .