Doctor Who

Doctor Who Christmas Special In Australian Cinemas

By Cameron K McEwan on Monday 21 November 2016

Courtesy of BBC Worldwide Australia & New Zealand (ANZ) and Sharmill Films, Whovians in Australia can enjoy a Boxing Day screening of this year’s Doctor Who Christmas special, The Return of Doctor Mysterio.

Watch a clip here

The cinema event will include the full 60-minute special plus two bonus features: A New Kind of Superhero, giving a special inside look at Doctor Who’s concept of a modern superhero; and Doctor Who Extra, showing the making of this year’s special with appearances by stars Peter Capaldi and Matt Lucas, and showrunner Steven Moffat.

Fans throughout Australia will be able to enjoy the event in select cinemas through Sharmill Films. Information on participating cinemas and purchasing tickets for The Return of Doctor Mysterio can be found at:

Find out Who’s Who in The Return of Doctor Mysterio here

Written by Steven Moffat, this family favourite will see The Doctor, played by Peter Capaldi, join up with an investigative journalist, played by Charity Wakefield (Wolf Hall) and a superhero to save New York from a deadly alien threat.

Grant, the superhero in human guise, is played by Justin Chatwin (Orphan Black). Matt Lucas (Nardole) will also be joining the cast of the special with Adetomiwa Edun (Lucifer), Aleksandar Jovanovic and Logan Hoffman.

The 60 minute special will be available on iview (immediately after the UK broadcast) and will air on ABC and ABC ME at 7.30pm on Boxing Day.

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Tickets for the theatrical release of The Return of Doctor Mysterio go on sale November 23, 2016 from: