Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special Will Be In 3D

The BBC Press office has just tweeted that the Doctor Who 50th anniversary special will be broadcast in 3D.

According to the BBC press site in an article about BBC Drama chief Ben Stephenson’s plans: “As part of the BBC's blockbuster celebrations to mark the Doctor turning 50, fans will be able to see the Time Lord and his adventures like never before – in 3D! To be broadcast using some of the BBC’s HD capacity, Steven Moffat, lead writer and executive producer, said: “It's about time. Technology has finally caught up with Doctor Who and your television is now bigger on the inside. A whole new dimension of adventure for the Doctor to explore."

This actually won’t be the first Doctor Who special to be broadcast in 3D – that honour goes to “Dimensions In Time”, the (appalling) charity crossover with EastEnders for Children In Need in 1993 (the show’s 30th anniversary). Although that was a different kind of 3D. A crapper kind, to be brutally honest.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0n0Wj8R2oYI

There was also this 3D trailer shown at the cinema…

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0qhRFG8hmPg