It has been confirmed that tickets for a special screening of ‘The Power of the Daleks’ at the BFI Southbank will go on sale on the 4th October at 11:30am.
The event, celebrating 50 years of the Doctor Who classic will include episodes 1-3 of the brand new animated version plus a Q&A with Anneke Wills (Polly) and Frazer Hines (Jamie).
All tickets are priced at £22.70, restricted to two per booker. This price includes a copy of the DVD which will be posted out two weeks after the event. The confirmed date for the DVD release is the 21st November.
The screening will take place on the 5th November at 1pm. The same day as the BBC Store releases the download of the new six-half hour episodes, coinciding with its first and only broadcast on BBC One in 1966.
This brand new black and white animation has been lovingly created by the team behind the highly successful animation of the lost Dad’s Army episode A Stripe For Frazer. Its has been constructed using audio recordings of the programme and the original cast, surviving photographs and film clips.
The episodes feature the regeneration of First Doctor William Hartnell into Second Doctor Patrick Troughton. Along with companions Polly (Anneke Wills) and Ben (Michael Craze) as they do battle with the Daleks on the planet Vulcan.
If you are unable to make it to the BFI you can register your interest in the download at the BBC Store now. Click on the image below. The DVD can be pre-order now via Amazon.co.uk.
US fans will get a chance to see all six episodes when it premieres on BBC America on the 12th November.