Ukrainian viewers will see the world premiere of Doctor Who Series 8 on 23-24 August!
This year’s screenings follow the success of the global cinema release of Doctor Who’s 50th anniversary episode The Day of the Doctor, and BBC Worldwide is delighted to announce that the first episode of Series 8 - Deep Breath - will be screened in cinemas around the world allowing fans to come together to watch the show like never before.
Doctor Who makes a spectacular return to the big screen in the feature-length premiere episode of Series 8; Deep Breath. Directed by acclaimed Director Ben Wheatley and written by Lead Writer and Executive Producer Steven Moffat, the beginning of the Twelfth Doctor’s era stars Peter Capaldi’s debut season in the iconic role as the Doctor, Jenna Coleman as his companion Clara Oswald and sees the return of fan favourites The Paternoster Gang – Madame Vastra, Jenny Flint and Strax – in a pulse-racing adventure through Victorian London.
There will be an exclusive 5-minute prequel scene preceding the premiere, and a 10-minute “making of” documentary immediately following.
Doctor Who: Deep Breath will be screened on 23 and 24 August in movie theatres in Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Kyiv and Odesa.