Over 500 classic episodes from the 26 seasons of classic Doctor Who will air worldwide on the live streaming video platform Twitch from May 29th. Oh, and it’s all free.
Fans will be able to watch adventures from the first seven Doctors – from 1963’s An Unearthly Child to 1989’s Survival, with the added appeal of being able to chat live with thousands of other viewers from around the world.
The episodes will be screened in blocks, from May 29 through July 23, three times a day, for free. Viewers will also be be given a large amount of exclusive Twitch content, including custom Doctor Who emotes. There will even be prizes for fans in the U.S., the U.K., and Canada. Each week, a grand prize trip to London Comic-Con will be given away. Here are details on how to enter and the full terms and conditions.
This screening of episodes from the first seven Doctors epic screening of classic Doctor Who – from 1963’s An Unearthly Child to 1989’s Survival — follows Twitch’s successful marathons of Power Rangers, Bob Ross: The Joy of Painting and Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.
The pre-show content will be supplied by The Yogscast with a series of specials, introducing each era of the show — the highs, the lows, the behind the scenes stories, the monsters and the gaffes. With a cast of Doctor Who screenwriters, experts, fans, and even a former companion, the Yogscast’s Turps, and resident Doctor Who expert Matt Toffolo reintroduce classic Who to a modern audience.
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