Hartlepool gets ready to stage world premiere of Doctor Who Christmas special
Hundreds of excited Doctor Who fans will converge upon Hartlepool this evening to watch the world premiere of the television Time Lord’s latest adventure.
The town was last month surprisingly chosen as the first place to show the science-fiction series’ forthcoming Christmas special.
Tight security is expected to be in force at the Town Hall Theatre, in Raby Road, ahead of the 7pm broadcast.
There are suggestions lucky ticket-holders will be asked to surrender their mobile phones and any other electronic equipment before they take their seats so that they don’t secretly record the show.
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