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BBC releases full video of Adventures in Water and Light in Cardiff Bay

BBC Wales celebrates 60 years of Doctor Who with Adventures in Water and Light in Cardiff Bay

In celebration of the 60th anniversary of the much-loved BBC series, Doctor Who, a special after-dark water-based projection in Cardiff Bay will take audiences on the incredible journey through 60 years of the show.

See Adventures in Water and Light in Cardiff Bay from Thursday 23rd November – Doctor Who Day - until Saturday 25th November at Roath Basin in Cardiff Bay from 5.30pm until 9.30pm.

Note Added 28.11.2023 - If you were unlucky enough to miss the water-based projection live, then you can watch it on doctorwho.tv below. 

The TARDIS projected into Cardiff bay

With a script arranged by former Doctor Who script editor Gary Russell and featuring the brand-new version of composer Murray Gold’s iconic theme, the audio-visual spectacle, which will launch on Doctor Who Day, will feature key highlights from throughout the many iterations of the series, including the Doctor, as well as companions and foes of the Time Lord, plus an exclusive shot featuring upcoming Fifteenth Doctor Ncuti Gatwa. 

The water-based projection, commissioned by BBC Wales, begins on Thursday 23rd November – Doctor Who Day - and runs until Saturday 25th November at Roath Basin in Cardiff Bay, which has a long history with the series. The after-dark showings will run every half hour from 5.30pm until 9.30pm on those days, with each lasting approximately 5 minutes. The initial switch-on, scheduled for 5.30pm on Thursday 23rd November, will be hosted by Steffan Powell, presenter of Doctor Who: Unleashed

David Tennant as the Fourteenth Doctor, projected on Cardiff bay

In addition to the water-based projection in Cardiff Bay, the 60th anniversary celebrations will also include the opportunity for visitors to Cardiff to see the TARDIS and one of the Doctor’s most notorious villains, a Dalek, at the Senedd building from Thursday 23rd November, until Saturday 2nd December.  

The company providing the water projection is LCI Productions and permission was granted to use Roath Basin by Cardiff Council and Associated British Ports. Coleridge Cymru assisted in facilitating the project.

See Adventures in Water and Light in Cardiff Bay from Thursday 23rd November – Doctor Who Day - until Saturday 25th November at Roath Basin in Cardiff Bay from 5.30pm until 9.30pm.

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