Grand finale of Season 1 to be screened in cinemas across the UK

The grand finale of Doctor Who starring Ncuti Gatwa will be screened in cinemas across the UK.

BBC Studios and CinemaLive have joined forces to bring the Doctor Who finale to cinema screens across the UK on 21st June 2024.

Fans will need to pre-book tickets at from 9am on May 23rd 2024.

Doctor Who in cinemas

Fans can come together to attend this two-part epic finale screening which will commence at 11pm BST on 21st June with the penultimate episode, The Legend of Ruby Sunday, (which airs on BBC One and BBC iPlayer from 15th June), and as the clock strikes midnight, the final episode Empire of Death, will play on the big screen.

Showrunner Russell T Davies previously teased the finale of season one as being:

“This is a great big rip-roaring finale with the Doctor, Ruby and friends old and new fighting the greatest enemy of their lives. I can’t wait for everyone to see it!”


Dominic Walker, Global Business Director, BBC Studios, said:

“We’re delighted to be working with CinemaLive at such an exciting time for Doctor Who to bring the finale of Ncuti Gatwa’s first season as the Doctor to the big screen across the UK. Whovians are such a big part of Doctor Who so it was important for us to celebrate the end of the series with an event for fans to come together and celebrate all things Whoniverse. We can’t wait for fans to see what is in store to conclude the Fifteenth Doctor’s first season.”

John Travers, Head of Acquisitions and Distribution for CinemaLive said

"We're thrilled to be working in partnership with BBC Studios to offer fans of Doctor Who this unique opportunity to come together and share the incredible experience of watching the epic season finale on the big screen."

A full list of cinemas participating will be coming soon.

Produced by Bad Wolf with BBC Studios for BBC and Disney Branded Television, Doctor Who Season One is available now on BBC One and iPlayer in the UK and on Disney+ in the rest of the world, where available.

Fans will need to pre-book tickets at from 9am on May 23rd.

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