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Subject:  The Day of The Doctor cinema screenings

16/10/2013 07:26 GMT

BBC Worldwide is verifying the details, please check updated lists below in event of revised cinema listings.

This replaces the version posted at 16/10/2013 16:56 GMT +9.5, deletes Village Cinemas at Sunshine (Vic) and Fountain Gate (Vic) and adds Village Cinemas Rivoli, Hawthorn East (Vic) and Karingal (Vic). We confirm in this update that the screenings are in 3D only.

Previous version replaced 15/10/2013 18:41 GMT +9.5, and adds the Wallis Piccadilly Cinema in North Adelaide.

Birch Carroll & Coyle:

Coffs Harbour (NSW)
Lismore (NSW)
Darwin Casuarina (NT)
Capalaba (QLD)
Ipswich (QLD)
Mackay North (QLD)
Maroochydore Sunshine Plaza (QLD)
Morayfield (QLD)
Pacific Fair (QLD)
Rockhampton North (QLD)
Toowoomba Grand Central (QLD)

Greater Union:

Canberra Manuka (ACT)
Hurstville (NSW)
Miranda (NSW)
Shellharbour (NSW)
Arndale (SA)
Morley (WA)

Event Cinemas:

Bondi Junction (NSW)
Burwood (NSW)
Cambelltown (NSW)
Castle Hill (NSW)
George Street (NSW)
Glendale (NSW)
Hornsby (NSW)
Liverpool (NSW)
Macquarie (NSW)
Parramatta (NSW)
Top Ryde City (NSW)
Tuggerah (NSW)
Brisbane Myer Centre (QLD)
Browns Plains (QLD)
Garden City Mt Gravatt (QLD)
Indooroopilly (QLD)
Townsville City (QLD)
Cairns City (QLD)
Marion (SA)
Innaloo (WA)


Canberra (ACT)
Opera Quays (NSW)
Newtown (NSW)
Brisbane (QLD)


Belconnen (ACT)
Blacktown (NSW)
Chatswood Mandarin (NSW)
Penrith (NSW)
Warringah Mall (NSW)
Tea Tree Plaza (SA)
Frankston (Vic)
High Point (Vic)
Northland (Vic)
Victoria Gardens (Vic)
Carousel (WA)

Village Cinemas:

Albury (NSW)
Eastlands (Tas)
Geelong (Vic)
Jam Factory (Vic)
Karingal (Vic)
Knox (Vic)
Rivoli, Hawthorn East (Vic)
Southland (Vic)


Arcadia Cinemas - Ulladulla (NSW)
City Cinema - Griffith (NSW)
Forum Cinemas - Tamworth (NSW)
Forum Cinemas - Wagga Wagga (NSW)
Odeon - Orange (NSW)
Orpheum - Cremorne  (NSW)
Palace Cinemas - Byron Bay (NSW)
Palace Cinemas - Norton Street (NSW)
Palace Cinemas - Nova Eastend (SA)
Mitcham Cinemas - Mitcham (SA)
Mt Baker Wallis Cinemas - Mount Baker (SA)
Noarlunga Wallis Cinemas - Noarlunga (SA)
Piccadilly Wallis Cinemas - North Adelaide (SA)
CMAX - Devonport (Tas)
State Cinema - Hobart (Tas)
Cinema Nova - Carlton (Vic)
Palace Cinemas - Dendy Brighton (Vic)
Paramount Cinema - Echuca (Vic)
Peninsula - Rosebud (Vic)
Peninsula - Sorrento (Vic)
Peninsula - Warragul (Vic)
Mildura Cinema - Mildura (Vic)
Wangaratta Cinema - Wangaratta (Vic)
Luna Cinemas - Leederville (WA)
Luna on SX - Freemantle (WA)

Last modified: 21/10/2013 06:40 GMT by Martin

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Subject:  Re: The Day of The Doctor cinema screenings

16/10/2013 07:27 GMT

We append the press release.

15 October 2013


Fans 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 at 87 cinemas across Australia.

The hotly anticipated feature-length episode of the world’s longest-running and most successful sci-fi series will be screened at Events, Hoyts, Dendy, Village and Independent cinemas around the country 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.

Cinemagoers will be able to find their nearest screen by checking participating cinema chains’ websites www.eventcinemas.com.au, www.villagecinemas.com.au www.hoyts.com.au; www.sharmillfilms.com.au

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 can have the opportunity to enjoy the episode in full 3D.”

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.

Other celebrations in Australia include:

·      Doctor Who specials to celebrate the anniversary on ABC2, as well as a Doctor Who classic serials celebration on ABC iView.

·      A special weekend of programming on UKTV  - The Doctor Who 50th Birthday Marathon features eleven Doctor Who Revisited specials plus a specially selected story from each doctor.

·      The Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular returns to Australia with a new show based on the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Proms in the UK. Featuring music from the series, everyone’s favourite monsters and footage of Matt Smith as the eleventh Doctor, the show will be performed by the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra on Jan 31 and Feb 1 2014 and by the Queensland Symphony Orchestra in Brisbane on February 8. Tickets available from www.doctorwhosymphonicspectacular.com

·      Previously missing stories of Doctor Who from the 1960s starring Patrick Troughton - The Enemy of the World and The Web of Fear – have been released on i-Tunes and will also be available on DVD.  The release follows the discovery, in Nigeria, Africa of 11 “lost” episodes, nine of which have not been seen in the UK for 45 years. Following their release they went straight to no 1 and no 2 in the Australian i-Tunes charts.

·      Perth Mint has released collectible silver and gold coins (legal tender on Nuie).

·      Following the overwhelming popularity of the first-ever Doctor Who pop-up shop in Sydney earlier this year, which attracted thousands of shoppers, many of whom had travelled interstate to get there, a special one-off Brisbane store opened on October 12. The store features some exclusive merchandise not currently available in Australian shops. On offer is the Who Home range with a selection of stylish homewares, such as teapots and mugs, plus notebooks and tea towels. Women’s apparel from cult US fan-girl designers Her Universe, a new range of men’s t-shirt designs from the UK, replica coats from Canada, costume jewellery from the US, a new range of kids’ back to school stationery and much more.


·      An official Australian Doctor Who online shop launched earlier this year www.doctorwho50store.com.au

·      Thousands of fans turned out in to see Doctor Who light up Sydney in spectacular fashion with a one-night only projection on Customs House, part of Vivid Sydney Festival in June.

Since 1963, Doctor Who has been one of the best-loved dramas and certified by the Guinness Book of World Records as the most successful sci-fi series ever.  The show has received numerous awards across its 50 years and has also enjoyed success off air with over 10 million DVDs and 8 million action figures sold globally.  BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the UK broadcaster distributes Doctor Who to over 200 territories around the world.


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