The Day of the Doctor overnight ratings

The Day of the Doctor was watched by 10.2 million viewers according to unofficial overnight figures.

The long-awaited 50th anniversary episode brought in a 37.4% share of the audience at 7.50pm, when viewers tuned in to see returns from David Tennant, Billie Piper, Tom Baker and a brief cameo from new Doctor Peter Capaldi.

The celebrations continued over on BBC Three after the main episode, with Doctor Who Live: The Afterparty at 9.05pm.

1.36m (5.48%) joined presenters Zoe Ball and Rick Edwards for the show, which featured interviews with showrunner Steven Moffat and Tom Baker.

The evening was rounded off with a repeat of Doctor Who: The Ultimate Guide, which attracted 720k (4.47%) at 10.05pm on BBC Three

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