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8/05/2014 08:43:00 am - Reported by Chuck Foster

ABCThe Australian broadcaster ABC have announced on Twitter that they will simulcast the series premiere Deep Breath alongside its UK transmission. The time of the broadcast has yet to be confirmed in either country at present, though cinema presentations in the UK indicate that it is likely to be between 7:45pm and 8:00pm.

After broadcast on ABC, the episode will be available on ABC iview during the day, and will then be broadcast at primetime, 7:40pm on Sunday.

ABC also reported that there will be an exclusive interview with new Doctor Peter Capaldi scheduled for Wednesday 20th August at 8:00pm:

Hosted by Julia Zemiro (Julia Zemiro’s Home Delivery), WHEN JULIA MET THE DOCTOR is a half-hour, one-on-one interview that will introduce the new Doctor to Australian audiences four days before his TV debut.

Filmed in Sydney during the upcoming World Tour, the interview will explore Peter’s experiences playing the Doctor so far, his relationship with the character over the years, and the challenges in taking on a role of such global cultural significance.

Julia will also explore Peter’s TV and film career – from his first acting role in the film Local Hero to the foul-mouthed and manipulative Malcolm Tucker in The Thick of It.