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December 1st, 2015 104 comments

Christmas Special The Husbands of River Song

It’s Christmas Day on a remote human colony and the Doctor is hiding from Christmas Carols and Comedy Antlers. But when a crashed spaceship calls upon the Doctor for help, he finds himself recruited into River Song’s squad and hurled into a fast and frantic chase across the galaxy.

King Hydroflax (Greg Davies) is furious, and his giant Robot bodyguard is out of control and coming for them all! Will Nardole (Matt Lucas) survive? And when will River Song work out who the Doctor is?

All will be revealed on a starliner full of galactic super-villains and a destination the Doctor has been avoiding for a very long time.



  • CJ

    November 26th, 2015 - 8:41am

    Yeah then I believe after this christmas special it’s Silence in the Library and Forest of the Dead and then The Name of the Doctor

  • Anonymous

    November 26th, 2015 - 4:34am


  • Anjie

    November 25th, 2015 - 11:51pm

    Ikr. I saw a picture of capaldi and Kingston from the Christmas special and literally, Kingston is just clutching onto the doctor’s back with a look of fear in her face. I’m sozzy, but where are the guns at tho?

  • Anonymous

    November 25th, 2015 - 10:32pm

    In River’s timeline, this continues straight on from Angels in Manhattan.

  • Exterminator

    November 25th, 2015 - 7:59pm

    Oh and the league of gentlemen guys, Reece Shearsmith, Steve Pemberton, and Mark Gatiss.


    November 25th, 2015 - 6:13pm

    mitchell and webb as well

  • doctor3000

    November 25th, 2015 - 7:23am

    A Frozen River

  • CJ

    November 25th, 2015 - 6:26am

    This episode will apparently takes place after The Angels Take Manhattan and before The Name of the Doctor so River might say she is heading too the Library in this episode so for River I’m guessing it goes The Angels Take Manhatten – Christmas Special 2015 (whatever it’s going to be called) – then The Name of the Doctor as she is dead in that

  • TheMissingDoctor

    November 24th, 2015 - 11:27pm

    Mine is The Falling Angel


    November 24th, 2015 - 8:39pm

    he goes there in the series 9 finale

  • oliver

    November 24th, 2015 - 5:59pm

    I am too. River is a great character.

  • NewYorkJay

    November 24th, 2015 - 5:38pm

    What’s not to like about River Song and this Doctor? Now I am looking forward to Christmas.

  • DalekAgent

    November 24th, 2015 - 5:20pm

    Whats everyones guess at what it will be called? Mine is “The Christmas Star”


    November 24th, 2015 - 5:19pm

    Gallifrey is in the finale, so it will be back before Christmas Day 🙂

  • Obsie

    November 24th, 2015 - 5:11pm

    Apparently it takes place just after The Angels Take Manhattan and before The Name of the Doctor. I Just hope it turns out be a jolly romp and has great interaction between Kingston and Capaldi.

  • skaroman

    November 24th, 2015 - 5:09pm

    “A destination that the doctor has been avoiding for a very long time”

    For goodness sake, find Gallifrey already!!!

  • Doctor Stu

    November 24th, 2015 - 4:43pm

    This sounds like it’s going to have a runaway bride sort of feel to it, lots of comedy but without being too ridiculous hope it’s good. Not long to wait now


    November 24th, 2015 - 4:40pm

    I’d love to see my all time favorite comedian, Russell Howard, in Doctor Who 😀

    In fact, Russ should have been in series 5 back in 2010 as a friend of Rory’s who could have fancied Amy 🙂

  • Lord President

    November 24th, 2015 - 4:34pm

    I should be good, as Christmas Eps. usually are, but it sounds a bit…. pantomime! Just my opinion but: “Giant Robot Bodyguard” just doesn’t sit well with me!

  • Mick181

    November 24th, 2015 - 4:04pm

    Sounds like they are headed for the Library and somehow River has left the Library in some form, and thus this is a all new meeting that neither her nor the Doctor remember.

  • JasonisnotaRobot

    November 24th, 2015 - 3:23pm

    If anything it sounds fun!

  • 12th Doctor Fan

    November 24th, 2015 - 3:05pm

    Very under whelmed sorry can’t stand River, hoping it’s not all “Spoiler Hello Sweetie” all over it. I’ll watch for Peter alone.

  • The Metal Lord

    November 24th, 2015 - 2:53pm

    Have Doctor Who with Simon Pegg as the Doctor, Nick Frost as companion, Bill Bailey as a bit-part, creepy twins appear, supernatural elements, and have it written by Edgar Wright.

  • Sam Orme

    November 24th, 2015 - 2:00pm

    It’ll be awesome if Edgar Wright wrote and/or directed an episode of Doctor Who

  • The Moffat Paradox

    November 24th, 2015 - 1:58pm

    Hope this is better than it sounds -otherwise thinking: OH DEAR!

  • Exterminator

    November 24th, 2015 - 1:31pm

    For info, that should’ve gone with my post about comedy actors below.

  • Exterminator

    November 24th, 2015 - 1:30pm

    And the fabulous Meera Syal and Rory’s dad Mark Williams.

  • whovian

    November 24th, 2015 - 12:30pm

    “when will River work out who the Doctor is?”. So much for her having pictures of ALL his faces.

  • Exterminator

    November 24th, 2015 - 11:44am

    I forgot Simon Pegg and Nick Frost.

  • Exterminator

    November 24th, 2015 - 11:41am

    Greg Davies and Matt Lucas, both very funny and great actors. Interesting how they keep casting comedians, Catherine Tate, Frank Skinner, David Walliams, Rufus Hound, Paul Kaye, and Peter Kay to name but a few of the recent ones.

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