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Doctor Who at the Proms

The Royal Albert Hall celebrates 50 years of Doctor Who with music from Murray Gold and the BBC Radiophonic Workshop. Special guests and a host of monsters join in the fun.

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the iconic and much-loved BBC series, this special event at the Royal Albert Hall features Murray Gold's popular music for the show, accompanied by specially edited sequences from the Doctor's most recent adventures.

Hosted by the Doctor's friends, Madame Vastra and Strax, the concert also includes a look back at 'classic' Doctor Who series and the music created by the legendary BBC Radiophonic Workshop. Featuring special guest appearances by Matt Smith, Jenna Coleman, Peter Davison and Carole Ann Ford, who played the Doctor's first companion and granddaughter Susan Foreman. Plus, the Doctor and Clara drop in to join in the fun.

Performed by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, the London Philharmonic Choir, with soloists Elin Manahan Thomas, Allan Clayton and Kerry Ingram.

1 hour, 15 minutes

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Doctor Who Prom celebrates old and new

"Screams echoed around the auditorium as Cybermen trooped down the stairs to menace the crowds.

Not even the presence of an Ice Warrior helped cool the temperature inside the Albert Hall on the hottest day of the year."


Read more about the Doctor Who Prom on the BBC News site


Role Contributor
Madame Vastra Neve McIntosh
Strax Dan Starkey
Presenter Matt Smith
Presenter Jenna Coleman
Presenter Peter Davison
Presenter Carole Ann Ford
Producer Paul Bullock
Director Rhodri Huw
Writer Paul Bullock


Enter the world of Doctor Who

Enter the world of Doctor Who

50 years of adventure! Join the Doctor for great clips, trailers, news and fun!

Find out what’s on when

Find out what’s on when

By-date calendar listing of all the concerts and events between now and September.

Guide to the Proms 2018 season

Guide to the Proms 2018 season

The season’s themes and highlights.

Listen to the Proms live on Radio 3

Listen to the Proms live on Radio 3