DOCTOR WHO: BBC ANNOUNCES MUSICAL CELEBRATION AHEAD OF 60th ANNIVERSARY
Doctor Who @ 60: A Musical Celebration is a BBC Radio 2 commission announced today, Thursday 10th August.
Since its launch on BBC Television in November 1963 Doctor Who has been delighting millions of fans all over the world as they have followed the adventures of the Time Lord.
With its instantly recognisable theme, specially composed music has always been at the heart of Doctor Who. The main series will broadcast three special episodes this November starring David Tennant and Catherine Tate reprising their roles as The Doctor and Donna Noble respectively.
In this celebration concert from BBC Hoddinott Hall in the Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, the BBC National Orchestra of Wales and The BBC Singers conducted by Alastair King, explore this music.
Includes the works by Murray Gold, Segun Akinola, Dudley Simpson, Paddy Kingsland and of course Ron Grainer’s original theme as imagined by the BBC Radio Radiophonic Workshop’s Delia Derbyshire.
Guests include Doctor Who showrunner Russell T Davies and composer Murray Gold who has recently returned to the show. More news will be announced at a later date.