Press release: Doctor Who fans are getting a special gift this Christmas from Fathom Events with BBC AMERICA’s Doctor Who: Twice Upon a Time. The epic finale to the Peter Capaldi era of Doctor Who is coming to U.S. movie theaters for one night on Wednesday, December 27 at 7:00 p.m. local time, featuring the return of Pearl Mackie and special guests Mark Gatiss (Sherlock) and David Bradley (Game of Thrones). The event will also introduce the Thirteenth Doctor, played by Jodie Whittaker (Broadchurch), who is the first woman to assume the role.
The cinema event will also feature two exclusive bonus pieces, taking audiences behind the scenes to the filming of this holiday special and celebrating the tenures of Peter Capaldi as the Doctor and Steven Moffat as showrunner and lead writer.
Tickets for Doctor Who: Twice Upon a Time can be purchased beginning Friday, October 20, by visiting www.FathomEvents.com or at participating theater box offices. A complete list of theater locations will be available October 20 on the Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change).
“’Twice Upon a Time’ will mark the 16th cinema event we have presented in partnership with BBC Worldwide North America,” Fathom Events VP of Programming Kymberli Frueh said. “Our Doctor Who events are the perfect opportunities for Whovians to meet up, giving them a chance to enjoy their favorite content together in a big screen setting.”
“The regeneration of the Doctor is a must see event for Doctor Who fans around the world,” says Sergei Kuharsky, EVP Franchise and Digital Enterprises, BBC Worldwide North America. “To be able to feature Doctor Who: Twice Upon a Time in theaters across the U.S. - with our long-standing partner, Fathom Events, gives fans another chance to celebrate Peter Capldi as the Doctor. And who wouldn’t want to watch the historic emergence of Jodie Whitaker as the first female Doctor on the big screen?”