July 31 2014, 11pm
Doctor Who: Deep Breath - Cinema Screenings
BBC Worldwide have announced further details of the global theatrical screenings of the Doctor Who Series 8 debut episode Deep Breath including screenings in the UK, Ireland and North America.
UK & IRELAND
To celebrate the launch of Doctor Who Series 8, an exclusive cinema event will take place at London’s Odeon, Leicester Square on August 23rd with some very special guests in attendance. This one-off event will feature a ‘never seen before’ 5 minute video from an upcoming Doctor Who DVD release and a special 10 minute behind-the-scenes of Episode 1 feature (also available on the BBC Red Button and BBC iPlayer), followed by a Q&A with the guest stars that will be streamed LIVE into participating cinemas Cinemas across the UK and Ireland.
A limited number of tickets for the Leicester Square Cinema Event will be available to the public and can be purchased from Odeon.com, on Friday 1st August at 10am.
Cinema tickets for other participating cinemas will go on sale Friday 1st August from 11am.
More information regarding cinemas screening the episode and showing the live stream of the Q&A from the Leicester Square Cinema Event will be made available from doctorwho.tv/watch/cinema.
Deep Breath airs on BBC One on 23rd August, time TBC.
BBC America have announced today that comedian and superfan Chris Hardwick will host Doctor Who: Live Pre-Show at 7:30pm ET and Doctor Who: After Who Live at 11:00pm ET on August 23. The pre-show and post-show will feature an array of guests in the studio including writer and actor Mark Gatiss along with exclusive behind-the-scenes footage.
There will also be two days of theatrical screening events of Deep Breath in the U.S. This electrifying episode will be shown in select cinemas across the U.S. and will also include 15 minutes of cinema exclusive bonus content.
On Saturday, August 23 at midnight, there will be 12 theatrical events in 12 cities at 12am/midnight to celebrate the launch of the new season. More information will be announced on August 5 at www.FathomEvents.com.
On Monday, August 25, the celebration goes nationwide with two showings at 7:00pm and 9:30pm (local time). The event will be presented in more than 550 select movie theaters around the country through Fathom’s Digital Broadcast Network. Tickets are now available for Deep Breath at participating theater box offices and online at www.FathomEvents.com.
Deep Breath airs Saturday, August 23rd at 8:00pm ET on BBC America.
In addition, Canada’s Cineplex Entertainment has announced that Deep Breath is set to screen at Cineplex theatres across Canada on August 25th and 30th with bonus material and an exclusive prequel scene.
Tickets on sale soon! This fall, Doctor Who re-launches with a new Doctor, Peter Capaldi (In the Loop, World War Z), at the helm of the TARDIS and a thrilling new adventure through space and time. It’s the perfect opportunity to experience Doctor Who for the first time or for long-time fans to be a part of this highly anticipated season premiere! The electrifying episode will be shown in cinemas and will also include 15 minutes of exclusive bonus content. Capaldi will be joined by companion Jenna Coleman (Captain America: The First Avenger) in what promises to be the most amazing Doctor Who adventure yet, a brand new beginning for a legendary series! The 80-minute adventure, presented in theatrical widescreen (2.35:1) only in cinemas, will also feature a specially shot, 5-minute prequel scene, preceding the premiere, and also a 10-minute “making of” documentary immediately following the event, both exclusive to cinemas.
Ticket information will be available soon via the Cineplex website.
Deep Breath airs Saturday, August 23rd at 8:00pm ET / 5:00pm PT on Space.