Big screen treat for Doctor Who fans

The first new episode of Series Eight of Doctor Who - Deep Breath - will screen at Derby-based Quad on Saturday, August 23, at 7:35pm.

It is a chance to see the new season on the big screen, along with an exclusive live satellite Q&A with Peter Capaldi. The Scottish actor takes over from Matt Smith with this live simulcast broadcast of Deep Breath, screened live from Leicester Square. Before the episode starts, cinemagoers will get to watch a ‘never seen before’ five-minute video from an upcoming Doctor Who DVD release. After the episode, there’ll be a special ten minute behind-the-scenes feature. Tickets are £13, £11 concessions, £10 for children aged under 12 and also for Quad members. To book tickets please call Quad’s box office on (01332) 290606 or go to: www.derbyquad.co.uk/live-event/doctor-who-deep-breath-qa-peter-capaldi

Quad will also be holding an all-day event dedicated to all things Dr Who, Whooverville 6, on the following Saturday with Peter Davison, the fifth Doctor, appearing as one of the special guests. It takes place from 10am until 6pm. For tickets call 01332 290606.