Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Doctor Who: The World Tour Concludes!

The Series 8 World Tour came to a close yesterday in Rio de Janeiro, bringing an end to a successful fortnight launching the Twelfth Doctor in five continents! Here's some stats on Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman's World Tour:
  • 7 cities in 7 countries across 7 different timezones and 5 continents in just 12 days (Cardiff, London, Seoul, Sydney, New York, Mexico City, Rio de Janeiro) 
  • Over 11000 lucky fans got to see preview of Deep Breath during 7 fan and Q&A shows with Peter, Jenna (and Steven) in each stop
  • Over 35000 miles travelled in total 
  • 6 iconic photo-shoots including Cardiff Castle, South Korea's Bosingak Bell, New York's Top of the Rock, Sydney's Harbour Bridge and Rio's Christ The Redeemer. 
  • Met with over 250 international media, including 4 press conferences and photocalls in Sydney, New York, Mexico City and Rio 
  • Prominent coverage in some of the world's biggest news outlets including Reforma (Mexico), Veja Magazine (Brazil) and The Sydney Morning Herald
There's also a video from the Rio de Janeiro stop, showing Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman at the famous Christ the Redeemer statue... from the eyes of a drone camera:


You can also see another photo of Capaldi and Coleman below:


[Thanks to BBC Worldwide]