tv.broadwayworld.com
DOCTOR WHO
Click Here for Articles About DOCTOR WHO

BBC Announces Details for Upcoming DOCTOR WHO Christmas Special

Related Links
VIDEO: Sneak Peek - David Tenant Returns for New Season of ITV's BROADCHURCHVIDEO: Sneak Peek - David Tenant Returns for New Season of ITV's BROADCHURCH
December 11, 2014
Production Begins on BBC America's THE LAST KINGDOMProduction Begins on BBC America's THE LAST KINGDOM
November 24, 2014
BWW Recaps: S.H.I.E.L.D. Unearths 'The Things We Bury'BWW Recaps: S.H.I.E.L.D. Unearths 'The Things We Bury'
November 19, 2014
TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON Quotables - Week of 11/10TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON Quotables - Week of 11/10
November 17, 2014
Related: DOCTOR WHO, BBC AMERICA

Announced today, the title of this year's Doctor Who Christmas special is The Snowmen. A new companion, a new look for the Doctor, plus a new monster will all be introduced in this movie-scale episode.Starring Matt Smith as the Doctor and introducing Jenna-Louise Coleman as new companion Clara, The Snowmen follows their adventures as they embark on a mission to save Christmas from the villainous Doctor Simeon (Richard E Grant, The Iron Lady, Dracula) and his army of icy snowmen. This year's Doctor Who Christmas special premieres Tuesday, December 25, 9:00pm ET/PT on BBC AMERICA.

A sneak peek was released earlier today, during the broadcast of the BBC Children in Need special, revealing a new costume for the Doctor. Additionally, a special prequel was released showing the impact of the loss of the Ponds, with old friends Vastra, Strax and Jenny trying to persuade the Doctor not to give up his adventures.

Steven Moffat, Lead Writer and Executive Producer, said: "The Doctor at Christmas is one of my favorite things - but this year it's different. He's lost Amy and Rory to the Weeping Angels, and he's not in a good place: in fact, he's Scrooge. He's withdrawn from the world and no longer cares what happens to it. So when all of humanity hangs in the balance, can anyone persuade a tired and heartbroken Doctor that it's time to return to the good fight. Enter Jenna-Louise Coleman..."

Matt Smith, who plays the Doctor, commented: "For this year's Christmas special we have the wonderfully villainous Richard E Grant as Doctor Simeon. As well as lizards, Victorian assassins and deranged warriors from the future, who all return to convince the Doctor that he should board the TARDIS again and save the world. Add to that Jenna-Louise Coleman and so begins the Christmas Special 2012. I hope everyone enjoys it!"

The BBC Cymru Wales produced series will return to BBC AMERICA on December 25 and an additional eight epic episodes will premiere in the spring.


BLOGS
SPOILER ALERT! Recap and Review: Major Superstars Shine as THE VOICE Crowns Season 7 Champion!SPOILER ALERT! Superstars Shine as THE VOICE Crowns Season 7 Champ! BWW Exclusive Interview: Bernadette Peters Discusses MOZART IN THE JUNGLE, Why INTO THE WOODS Is Such an Important Work
BWW Exclusive Interview: Bernadette Peters Discusses MOZART IN THE JUNGLE, INTO THE WOODS

Become a Fan, Follower & Subscriber

   
Advertisement