Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular to tour UK in 2015

Billy Langsworthy

By Billy Langsworthy

July 29th 2014 at 10:37AM
Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular to tour UK in 2015

The live show will embark on a limited run of 12 UK shows in London, Cardiff, Birmingham, Leeds, Newcastle and Glasgow.

Vision Nine and BBC Worldwide are bringing the Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular show to the UK next year.

The live show will embark on a limited run of 12 UK shows in London, Cardiff, Birmingham, Leeds, Newcastle and Glasgow in May 2015.

Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular features over 100 performers and is conducted by Ben Foster, who conducts and orchestrates the musical scores for the TV series. 

The live music in the show will be performed by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales and members of the BBC National Chorus of Wales while the score has been written by Murray Gold, who has been responsible for composing music for the series over the last eight years.

A host of the Doctor’s famous adversaries including the Daleks and Cybermen, alongside footage from the forthcoming series eight as well as key moments and specially edited sequences from the past 50 years of Doctor Who.

Tickets will go on general sale via the event and box office websites at 9am on August 1st with prices starting at £20 per person.

The identity of the guest presenter for the UK shows will be revealed in early 2015.

The Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular debuted in Melbourne, Australia in February 2012,where it went on to a further nine sell-out performances at the Sydney Opera House.