50th Cinema Screenings in Australia & New Zealand

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50th-day-of-the-doctor-cinema-poster-sustralia-nzFans will be able to don their 3D glasses and take their enjoyment into another dimension as Doctor Who celebrates its 50th anniversary with special 3D screenings of The Day of the Doctor with 87 cinemas across Australia, and 19 cinemas across New Zealand.

The hotly anticipated feature-length episode of the world’s longest-running and most successful sci-fi series will be screened at Events, Hoyts, Rialto, Dendy and Village cinemas on November 24th.

In addition to Matt Smith and Jenna Coleman, the one-off 75 minute special stars former Time Lord David Tennant as well as Billie Piper and John Hurt. In this special event to celebrate the iconic British drama series, fans will be able to enjoy the episode and specially shot introductions for cinema audiences all around the world.

Sharon Wilson, Head of Marketing, Brands for BBC Worldwide Australia & New Zealand, said: “Doctor Who is a British TV institution and we’re delighted to have the opportunity to screen this very special episode at cinemas nationwide so fans are able to enjoy the episode in full 3D.”

Cinemagoers can find their nearest screen by checking participating cinema chains’ websites:


New Zealand

The cinema screenings will follow the global simultaneous broadcast of the anniversary special by more than 75 countries around the world earlier that morning. ABC1 viewers will be among the millions of fans across six continents enjoying the first chance to see the Doctor’s latest adventure in a truly global celebration of the iconic series.

Prime Television will screen the episode free-to-air on the same day in New Zealand with full details of the broadcast time to be announced soon.