Doctor Who stars Peter Capaldi and Jenna-louise Coleman are embarking on a tour around the world to meet some of the sci-fi show's most dedicated fans.

The 12th Doctor and his companion are set to visit six cities across the globe to attend fan events, beginning 7 August (14) in London.

The Doctor Who team will also make stops in Sydney, Australia, New York City, Seoul in South Korea, Mexico City, Mexico and conclude on 19 August (14) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Writer/producer Steven Moffat will join the duo on select dates.