Deep Breath - Cinema Screenings [UPDATE]

BBC Worldwide have announced more details of the global theatrical screenings of the Doctor Who Series 8 debut episode, Deep Breath; check out the deets below.

To celebrate the launch of Doctor Who Series 8, an exclusive cinema event will take place at London's Odeon, Leicester Square on August 23rd with some very special guests in attendance. This one-off event will feature a ‘never seen before’ 5 minute video from an upcoming Doctor Who DVD release and a special 10 minute behind-the-scenes of Episode 1 feature (also available on the BBC Red Button and BBC iPlayer), followed by a Q&A with the guest stars that will be streamed LIVE into participating cinemas across the UK and Ireland.

A limited number of tickets for the Leicester Square Cinema Event will be available to the public and can be purchased from HERE, on Friday 1st August at 10am. Cinema tickets for other participating cinemas will go on sale Friday 1st August from 11am.

More information regarding cinemas screening the episode and showing the live stream of the Q&A from the Leicester Square Cinema Event will be made available from

Deep Breath airs on BBC One on Aug 23, time TBC.

BBC America have announced today that comedian and superfan Chris Hardwick will host Doctor Who: Live Pre-Show at 7:30pm ET and Doctor Who: After Who Live at 11:00pm ET on August 23. The pre-show and post-show will feature an array of guests in the studio including writer and actor Mark Gatiss along with exclusive behind-the-scenes footage.

There will also be two days of theatrical screening events of Deep Breath in the U.S. This electrifying episode will be shown in select cinemas across the U.S. and will also include 15 minutes of cinema exclusive bonus content.

On Saturday, August 23 at midnight, there will be 12 theatrical events in 12 cities at 12am/midnight to celebrate the launch of the new season. More information will be announced on August 5 at

On Monday, August 25, the celebration goes nationwide with two showings at 7:00pm and 9:30pm (local time). The event will be presented in more than 550 select movie theaters around the country through Fathom’s Digital Broadcast Network. Tickets are now available for Deep Breath at participating theater box offices and online at

Deep Breath airs Saturday, August 23, 8:00pm ET on BBC America.

CANADA have the details on where the showings are HERE.

Deep Breath airs Saturday, August 23 on SPACE.

Cinemaxx have the details on where the showings are HERE.

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