Doctor Who Series 8 premiere

Published on: 4th August 2014

The first episode of Peter Capaldi’s debut series of Doctor Who, will be screened in cinemas in the UK and Ireland, as well as on BBC One on 23 August 2014. Doctor-Who-300

An exclusive cinema event will take place at London’s Odeon, Leicester Square on August 23rd and 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, followed by a Q&A with the guest stars that will be streamed live into participating cinemas.

A limited number of tickets for the Leicester Square cinema event will be available to the public and can be purchased on Friday 1st August at 10am. For more information, please click here. 

Cinema tickets for other participating cinemas will go on sale Friday 1st August from 11am. More information will be made available from

Stephen Davies, director for live events said: “Following the tremendous success of the 50th anniversary screenings, this is another wonderful opportunities for fans to get together to celebrate another major milestone and enjoy the amazing opening episode of the Peter Capaldi era on the big screen”.

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