The seventh season of Doctor Who may be finishing up this week, but the adventure continues live in Sydney on one very special night in June. Vivid Sydney announced today that they will be joining with the BBC to light up Customs House at Circular Quay on 1 June 2013 from 6:50pm, accompanied by a special screening of two episodes from the end of the first half of the seventh season. These will be seen on the big screen for the first time.
The projections, accompanied by music from the series, will be shown 10 minutes to every hour until midnight after the kick-off.
According to Doctor Who TV:
Destination NSW has collaborated with BBC Worldwide Australia and New Zealand to ensure local fans of Doctor Who can celebrate this major Anniversary through an evening of entertainment, featuring amazing light projections and a special cinema screening of two episodes from the series.
“This collaboration sees Australian creative innovators, The Spinifex Group, working with the Doctor Who team to create projections that will deliver a worldwide unique birthday celebration for the shows legion of fans, and our own Vivid Sydney is the perfect environment for this experience,” Mr Stoner said.
Doctor Who fans will also be able to take in a special cinema screening at nearby Dendy Opera Quays, featuring two thrilling episodes from Series Seven Part 1: Asylum of the Daleks and The Angels Take Manhattan which see the Doctor confront two of his most terrifying foes – the Daleks and the Weeping Angels – and say a heart-breaking farewell to his companions Amy and Rory Pond.
There will also be a competition allowing fans to submit a picture of themselves dressed as their favourite monster or Doctor at Vivid Sydney.
See below for Vivid Sydney at Customs House light and sound times PLUS Dendy cinema screenings:
Customs House, 31 Alfred Street Sydney
Times: 6.50pm; 8.50pm, 10.50pm & 11.50pm
Dendy Cinema Screenings
Circular Quay – 5pm, 7pm & 9pm
Newtown – TBC
Check dendy.com.au for more session times and locations.
Fans outside of Sydney can also catch the screenings. Check out the Doctor Who TV Events page for more details.
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