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‘Doctor Who’: ‘The Day of the Doctor’ cinema release details

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More countries will be confirmed within the next few weeks.

> Find out all the latest info on ‘The Day of the Doctor’ in our news summary.

216 Cineworld, VUE, Odeon, BFI and Picturehouse cinemas in the UK and Ireland have already confirmed their participation, with tickets for the anniversary screening set to go on sale this Friday 25 October at 9am.

Internationally, German, Russian, American and Canadian fans will gather in cinemas to enjoy the simulcast release, approximately 30 cinemas in Germany will screen the special and up to 50 theatres will debut it in Russia. The celebrations will cross time zones travelling over the equator to New Zealand and Australia where fans will have a choice of 106 cinemas across both countries to view the episode in 3D on the big screen on Sunday 24 November following the simulcast TV broadcast earlier in the morning.

[Update: 24 October 2013]

BBC America has announced two special screening events for ‘The Day of the Doctor’ in RealD™ 3D on 23 November and 25 November.

Tickets for the Saturday 23 November screenings will go on sale on Friday 25 October at 9am EST for theater locations in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, Seattle, Washington DC, San Francisco, Dallas, Houston, Atlanta and Minneapolis. Tickets may be purchased at Cinemark.com and Fandango.com.

The events will include specially-shot introductions and The Day of The Doctor: Behind The Lens, a 10 minute behind-the-scenes featurette directly following the special.

> Find out which cinema nearest to you is showing ‘The Day of the Doctor’ here.

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