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Where to watch the Last Night of the Proms in 3D

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Jon Jacob | 17:46 UK time, Monday, 20 August 2012

For the first time ever, the Last Night of the Proms will be screened live in 3D in selected Odeon cinemas on Saturday 8 September.

Eight cameras will give audiences a unique view on the world-famous event including a remote camera that rotates to 180 degrees and can pan and tilt.

Cinemas relaying the live 3D experience can be found in:

Braehead Glasgow
Covent Garden
Liverpool One
Manchester Printworks
Silverlinks Newcastle
Swiss Cottage
Trafford Centre Manchester

To purchase tickets visit BBC Proms homepage and follow the link under the highlights panel.


  • Comment number 1.

    I don't realy understand why the BBC is doing this. No one is going to go out and buy a 3D tv until there is a regular service to watch. It is very clear that the BBC will not be starting a regular service for years while Sky are building a significant subscription base with a dedicated 3D channel.

    Even today a large proportion of the BBC output is not even in HD and even less in surround sound. The News and all local output is still in SD.

  • Comment number 2.

    Trev - So? It all has to start somewhere.

  • Comment number 3.


    The problem is the BBC is just not delivering the service they should. At one time the BBC were leaders in delivering new technology but now they seem to be dragging thier feet. As I said thier adoption of HD has lagged behind demand and the same is happening in 3D. 3D is now common place. Why do the BBC need spend money on delivering to cinemas when they could be delivering to our homes.

    Actually steroscopic TV was first demonstrated in the 1940s by Baird. Thats where it started.

  • Comment number 4.

    I was under the impression that this would be aired in 3D for those of us that do have 3D televisions, do you know if that's the case or not? It was originally on a list of upcoming content including the olympics opening ceremony and the 100 metres race.

  • Comment number 5.

    @Judy Thanks for your comment. Yes, the Last Night of the Proms will also be broadcast on TV in 3D. More information on the BBC Media Centre website >> https://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/latestnews/2012/summer-of-3d.html

  • Comment number 6.

    It is great news, but are you (the BBC) able to give us a list of countries who has also signed up for the cinema broadcasts, please?? Lots of people abroad who wants to join in the "Last Night" celebrations. Thank you.

  • Comment number 7.

    I am a bit concerned as I went to pre-record BBC HD for Saturdays Last Night of the proms 3D only to find that only the last hour will be shown in 3d.
    Please could you confirm if this true?
    I was kind of hoping that the whole evening of the proms concert would have been broadcast in 3d. Also I have not seen any advertising of this event on BBC1 or any other mainstream BBC TV or Radio.


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