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Friday, 8 March 2013

50th Anniversary - Celebration Event Announced

BBC Worldwide have announced that a even in celebration of Doctor Who's 50th Anniversary will be held at London's ExCel this November, read on for more details:

The BBC has announced details of a special three day event to be held in London in November to celebrate 50 years of Doctor Who. The corporation’s commercial arm will bring thousands of the Time Lord’s fans together from across the universe for a very special 3-day indoor event on his birthday weekend.

BBC Worldwide is delighted to announce that it will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who - one of popular culture’s most iconic fictional heroes - with a spectacular three day event at ExCeL London, bringing together over 15,000 fans for the ultimate Doctor Who anniversary celebration beginning on Friday 22nd November.

Amanda Hill, chief brands officer at BBC Worldwide said:

"We cannot wait to welcome Doctor Who fans from around the world to London in November. It’s going to be a spectacular weekend! Generations of fans young and old have been captivated by the Doctor and we’ve seen the show go from strength to strength, enjoying something of a global march over the past few years attracting new followers from Turkey to Brazil to South Korea.

2013 is an opportunity for fans around the world to come together and celebrate the glorious past, present and future of Doctor Who."

More details about the Doctor Who 50th Celebration Weekend at ExCeL London, including guests, itinerary  ticket prices and booking information will be revealed soon, alongside a host of other surprises.

The event is to take place this November over a period of three days leading up to the anniversary day, more details coming soon.