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8/06/2014 10:15:00 pm - Reported by Marcus

Doctor Who Symphonic SpectacularBBC Worldwide has announced that the Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular will return to Australia and New Zealand early next year.

The show toured the region earlier this year, earning rave reviews and performing to sell out houses. The show will feature a cast of over 145 musicians, actors and singers and will be presented by the Fifth Doctor, Peter Davison. It includes Daleks, Cybermen and a host of other Doctor Who monsters.

Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular is a musical celebration of the iconic TV series which last year celebrated its 50th anniversary. The concert includes special edited sequences of Peter Capaldi’s debut as the Twelfth Doctor, as well as fan favorites from recent series and classic nostalgic footage. Composer, Murray Gold’s music, will be performed by Australia’s finest musicians and singers including Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, West Australian Symphony Orchestra and Sydney’s The Metropolitan Orchestra.

Four venues are listed for the 2015 itinerary.
  • Sat 24 January 2015 - Adelaide Entertainment Centre
  • Sat 31 January 2015 - Perth Arena
  • Sat 7 February 2015 - Qantas Credit Union Arena, Sydney
  • Sat 14 February 2015 - Auckland Vector Arena

Tickets for the performances go on sale to the general public from 18th August

A UK version of the tour was announced last month and takes place next May.