Hamleys unveils Kate Middleton and Prince William wedding dolls

Hamleys unveils Kate Middleton and Prince William wedding dolls

More Lady Penelope than Kate Middleton: Hamleys unveils Kate and Wills wedding dolls… with a distinctly Thunderbirds feel

8:30 AM on 19th August 2011

Prince William and Princess Catherine Wedding Dolls were unveiled in Hamley

Prince William and Princess Catherine Wedding Dolls were unveiled in Hamley”s, the famous toy shop, today

Princess Catherine Doll

Princess Catherine comes clothed in a white gown – a miniature version of the Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen royal wedding dress – complete with a Dower and Hall Tiara and posy of flowers

Shows: Princess Catherine Doll

Makers say the wedding dolls “pay homage to the stunning best-of-British outfits that so impressed the world”

William is dressed in his Irish Guards

William is dressed in his Irish Guards” uniform, with his Forage Cap clutched informally beneath his right arm

Jersey Biford, 6, from Hertfordshire with the new Duke and Duchess of Cambridge dolls. But according to makers Arklu, they are intended for 14-year-olds

Jersey Biford, 6, from Hertfordshire with the new Duke and Duchess of Cambridge dolls. But according to makers Arklu, the painstakingly recreated dolls are intended for 14-year-olds

Daisy, 5, and Millie Robinson, 9, from Suffolk brandish the dolls

Daisy, 5, and Millie Robinson, 9, from Suffolk brandish the dolls

A must for Christmas 2011 The dolls retail for 100

A must for Christmas 2011 The dolls retail for 100

Similarity: The new Prince William and Princess Catherine Wedding Dolls bear an uncanny resemblance to Thunderbird puppets with their large heads and googly eyes

Similarity: The new Prince William and Princess Catherine Wedding Dolls bear an uncanny resemblance to Thunderbird puppets with their large heads and googly eyes