As has become the fashion with specials for the BBC, this year’s Doctor Who Christmas Special will be aired in select theaters across the country. Screening December 28th and 29th, theaters across the United States will be showing this year’s Christmas Special. The screening in theaters will also feature an exclusive interview with Alex Kingston, as well as a 15-minute behind-the-scenes “making of” featurette starring Peter Capaldi, Steven Moffat and others.
Here’s the official promotion:
Tickets for the 2015 Doctor Who Christmas Special can be purchased online beginning Friday, November 13 by visitingwww.FathomEvents.com or participating theater box offices. The event is expected to show in nearly 300 movie theaters throughFathom’s Digital Broadcast Network. For a complete list of theater locations visit the Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change).
It’s Christmas Day in the future and the TARDIS is parked on a snowy village street, covered in icicles, awaiting its next adventure. Time traveler River Song meets her husband’s new incarnation, in the form of Peter Capaldi, for the first time this Christmas. River Song made her first Doctor Who appearances in 2008 in Silence in the Library and Forest of the Dead and has appeared in 15 episodes to date.
“The return of River Song will be an incredible treat for Whovians heading to the theaters this December to celebrate the holiday season with their Doctor Who community,” said Soumya Sriraman, EVP Film, Home Entertainment and Licensing for BBC Worldwide North America.