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February 11th, 2013 37 comments

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Doctor Who 50th Anniversary to be Shown in 3D

Doctor Who 50th Anniversary to be Shown in 3D

As part of the BBC’s blockbuster celebrations to mark the Doctor turning 50, fans will be able to see the Time Lord and his adventures like never before – in 3D!

To be broadcast using some of the BBC’s HD capacity, Steven Moffat, lead writer and executive producer, said: β€œIt’s about time. Technology has finally caught up with Doctor Who and your television is now bigger on the inside. A whole new dimension of adventure for the Doctor to explore.



  • Amy

    April 11th, 2013 - 11:00pm

    I guess it is upsetting people that it is in 3D but I don’t care because I have got my very own 3D TV and the doctor is coming to my house

  • thedaleksdeath

    March 13th, 2013 - 5:06pm

    Hello Booboo can you tell me if this will be in non-3D too?

    • booboo

      March 13th, 2013 - 5:16pm

      i’m sure it will

  • Doctor J

    February 23rd, 2013 - 3:56pm

    3D gives me a migrane.

  • T4RD1S

    February 20th, 2013 - 9:26pm

    cool 3D

  • DoctorWho4eva

    February 16th, 2013 - 7:53am

    lucky for me. I am just a 5 minute walk from my local cinema. thank god I live in a small town.

  • thedaleksdeath

    February 13th, 2013 - 8:42pm

    Great I hate 3D don’t have 3D T.V and no cinimars where I live πŸ™

  • The TARDIS

    February 13th, 2013 - 9:19am

    I find this just a little bit disappointing as the big celebration, doesn’t really make it any more special for those without access to 3D. I don’t know if I’m the only person thinking this, but it sounds like a way of sweet-talking those who are disappointed at the lack of another series later on in the year. I do hope that there is more than just this as the TV celebration.

    • Anonymous

      February 15th, 2013 - 7:47pm


    • thedaleksdeath

      February 15th, 2013 - 8:55pm

      Ha it’s not what about people who don’t have acsess to cinema’s like I don’t?

    • NavyBlueQuirkyTimeLoard

      February 17th, 2013 - 12:12pm

      aw i don’t have a 3D TV and the nearest cinema is over a mile away and here is the worst bit… I CANT SEE 3D!!!!

    • thedaleksdeath

      February 20th, 2013 - 5:24pm

      Same NavyBlueQuirkyTimeLoard

  • 11matt

    February 12th, 2013 - 8:19pm

    cinema or 3D tv

    • Doctor Who

      March 21st, 2013 - 8:03am

      both I guess

  • thedaleksdeath

    February 12th, 2013 - 8:08pm

    Ello can anyone tell me will this be in 2D too?

    • Amy

      April 11th, 2013 - 10:57pm

      It is only in 3D

  • Kevin Rodgers

    February 12th, 2013 - 5:50pm

    I speak for those who have no 3d tv or cinema access. Shame on all involved, there is no mention of a version made for the aforementioned which actually constitutes the vast majority of whovians. Will the bbc broadcast it in normal HD at least?

  • DalekTheSupreme

    February 12th, 2013 - 1:35pm

    Oh my giddy aunt! I can’t wait! πŸ˜€

  • SamBentley

    February 11th, 2013 - 11:39pm

    It is also going to be shown in cinemas globally! So licky for us people without a 3D TV!

  • Anonymous

    February 11th, 2013 - 10:29pm

    They did this in the 1990’s with dimensions in time!


      February 12th, 2013 - 8:17am

      That wasn’t 3D, it was just a silly cross over with boring old Eastenders.

    • The Cyber Squirrel

      February 13th, 2013 - 7:06pm

      It was 3d

    • Anonymous

      February 20th, 2013 - 12:52pm

      and it had a horroble storyline eastenders and dr who don’t go

  • lija

    February 11th, 2013 - 9:54pm

    Will it be on BBC America?


      February 12th, 2013 - 8:18am

      Should be, fingers crossed for you guys in the USA, we wouldn’t want our American Whovian’s missing out πŸ™‚

    • Doc 101

      February 12th, 2013 - 4:26pm

      Will it be in the rep.Ireland. I am a BIG whovian!!!!

  • Nicholas_Lone@BBC

    February 11th, 2013 - 8:52pm

    To mark Doctor Who’s 50th Anniversary the special will also be shown in cinemas in 3D.

    • Davros Flatley

      February 13th, 2013 - 7:45pm

      This is great do you think it will be free or you have to pay. I want Tardis/Dalek 3D glasses and bloody enjoy it!

  • who

    February 11th, 2013 - 8:40pm

    I look forward to it

  • Anonymous

    February 11th, 2013 - 8:37pm

    Don’t they have to film it in 3d then? As the bbc must really believe that it is good to film it in 3d!

    It will just be on bbc 3d channel won’t it, and you have to have a 3d tv?


    February 11th, 2013 - 8:35pm

    not fair for those who don’t have a 3d tv. not fair.

    • Steampunk Doctor

      February 12th, 2013 - 9:14am

      Their showing it in cinemas !

  • pathdw98

    February 11th, 2013 - 8:17pm

    apparently to be shown in cinemas in 3d as well according to the guardian

  • sam

    February 11th, 2013 - 8:07pm

    Booboo,will this only be for 3d tvs? or only for bbc hd or will it be like that darren brown thing where you have to buy special 3d glasses from sainsbury

    • Anonymous

      February 11th, 2013 - 8:43pm

      I hope it is for all tvs!
      Do you know if it is or not booboo, or do you have any ideas?

    • Mr Evil Fez

      February 12th, 2013 - 7:16am

      Once for Channel 4 there was a 3D week and people wore 3D glasses and they didn’t need a special TV.

  • Timelord3

    February 11th, 2013 - 8:00pm



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