Doctor Who World Tour Hits South Korea

Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman and the TARDIS at the historic Bosingak bell at the National Museum of Korea.

The Doctor Who World Tour stopped off in Seoul, South Korea at the weekend to the delight of over a thousand fans - click on the images included here for bigger versions. A nation not (yet) visited by the Doctor on-screen got to see him in real life when over 1200 Whovians met with Peter and Jenna at a  special screening  of the first episode of Series 8 on Saturday night. The event sold out in 2 minutes.

As the first international stop of the Doctor Who World Tour, the flying visit started with a warm welcome at Incheon airport on Saturday morning where a crowd of  avid  Korean fans  welcomed Peter and Jenna, many  dressed in theme holding up welcome banners.

Watch a highlights video featuring Peter Capaldi (The Doctor) and Jenna Coleman (Clara) in the player below. Please note: the live streaming of Q&A sessions on the World Tour have been canceled.

Deep Breath, the first episode from Doctor Who Series 8, airs worldwide on Aug 23, visit the guide to the new series HERE.

All images courtesy of BBC Worldwide