Doctor Who Online have revealed that Matt Smith and Karen Gillan will be touring the UK before the start of the new series as a way of promotion and allowing fans to meet the new TARDIS crew. Each location will be showing an exclusive premiere of the first episode of Series Five, 'The Eleventh Hour.' These are the dates:
- March 29th in Belfast
- March 30th in Inverness/Sunderland in the afternoon
- March 31st in Salford/Northampton in the afternoon
After the tour from April 1st to 3rd, the BBC will hold events at selected BBC Big Screens across the UK for fans in London, Manchester, Edinburgh, Plymouth and Swansea.