Press release: BBC Studios - Americas and Fathom Events are partnering to present the never-before-seen, 90-minute director’s cut of the hugely popular classic Doctor Who adventure, Doctor Who: Genesis of the Daleks, for a special one-night event on Monday, June 11 at 7:00 p.m. local time in more than 750 select movie theaters nationwide through Fathom’s Digital Broadcast Network (DBN). An exclusive interview with the Fourth Doctor, Tom Baker will follow this special version.
Tickets for Doctor Who: Genesis of the Daleks can be purchased at www.FathomEvents.com or participating theater box offices. For a complete list of theater locations, visit the Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change).
Following the cinema event, the complete season 12 of Doctor Who comes to Blu-ray on June 19, featuring fan favorite Doctor Tom Baker.
The Fourth Doctor and his companions Sarah Jane Smith and Harry Sullivan are transported thousands of years into the past to the ancient planet Skaro where they are given a mission from the Time Lords to prevent the evil scientist Davros from introducing to the universe the most destructive race of killing machines ever created, the Daleks!
“We are excited to work with our long-standing partners at BBC Studios to bring our 17th joint cinema event, Doctor Who: Genesis of the Daleks, to movie theaters across the U.S. and for fans to see Tom Baker on the big screen,” Fathom Events CEO Ray Nutt said. “Our Doctor Who events are always a great opportunity for Whovians to gather at the cinema and experience their favorite content together.”
“We continuously strive to provide special moments for Doctor Who fans and we think this is a really fun and unique opportunity to see the popular Fourth Doctor, Tom Baker in Doctor Who: Genesis of the Daleks while surrounded by other Whovians in a theater setting,” stated Julie Dill, VP Franchise Marketing, Creative, and Partnerships, BBC Studios - Americas.