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Doctor Who Christmas Preview Radio Times Cover

Doctor Who Christmas Preview Radio Times Cover

“I’m a different person who looks and sounds like Oswin”

Snow shrouds the Doctor Who Set, dusting a Dickensian street with a silvery shimmer while Matt Smith and a Sontaran chum rehearse and director Saul Metzstein scrutinises a monitor with the rapt attention of an expectant mum at a baby scan.

But another blanket also covers the proceedings that is much more perplexing: secrecy.

Fort Knox-style security always surrounds the making of Doctor Who – and no one is clearer than showrunner Steven Moffat that spoilers are so called for a reason – but his third Christmas episode, The Snowmen, warrants special measures.

Security is tight, confidentiality agreements are signed and RT has been warned that prematurely breathing a word of what we’re about to see may result in a big sleep with the fishes in Cardiff Bay.

Read the full article in this weeks Radio Times, out now.




    December 4th, 2012 - 6:11pm

    They bring them out earlier over the Christmas period, so That Snowman Over There is correct.

  • doctorwhoone

    December 4th, 2012 - 6:05pm

    Like I said in the above comment, she’s just doing a Freema Agyeman.

  • doctorwhoone

    December 4th, 2012 - 6:04pm

    Jones not Jone.

  • doctorwhoone

    December 4th, 2012 - 6:03pm

    I doubt everyone hoped they where the same character.

    Jenna is just going a Freema Agyeman. Playing 1 character [Adeola / Oswin Oswald] only to then come back as the latest companion [Martha Jone / Clara Oswin].

  • don’t diss the sonic

    December 4th, 2012 - 5:55pm

    She says that they’re two different characters even though everyone hoped they were the same but im sure Steven Moffat will not disapoint.


    December 4th, 2012 - 4:56pm

    β€œI’m a different person who looks and sounds like Oswin”

    God i hope not. It is so unrealistic that that would ever happen in real life, apart from identical twins. Lazy, lazty storytelling. They should’ve got a different actress in.

  • doctor who 19

    December 3rd, 2012 - 5:55pm

    no it is not it finishes
    on the 4th december

  • That Snowman over there

    December 3rd, 2012 - 8:29am

    Nope, it’s been out since Saturday I believe. πŸ˜€

  • doctorwhoone

    December 3rd, 2012 - 8:26am

    Should be out tomorrow.

  • Anonymous

    December 2nd, 2012 - 8:21pm

    i cant find this anyhwere

  • Cymon Hodson

    December 2nd, 2012 - 6:23pm

    Failing getting a Doctor Who Chanel, Doctor Who could fill the slot soon to be available on BBC4 when they finish repeating Top of the Pops 1977 since it looks unlikely they will be showing episodes from 1978

  • doctorwhoone

    December 2nd, 2012 - 5:59pm

    Oh, and yes, the Christmas special will be previewed in the next issue too πŸ˜€

  • doctorwhoone

    December 2nd, 2012 - 5:58pm

    Doctor Who Magazine #455, Thursday 13th December 2012, Β£4.99.

  • crazy guy

    December 2nd, 2012 - 5:48pm

    of topic but i didnt get the issue of doctor who magazine(the november one) so when is the one for december out and is this the one when they preview the christmas special

  • crazy guy

    December 2nd, 2012 - 5:47pm

    ok thanks

  • doctorwhoone

    December 2nd, 2012 - 3:45pm

    Doctor Who will last FOREVER πŸ˜€

    During those dark days when Doctor Who was off the air for 16 years [16 years of PURE HELL !!!!], the Doctors adventures continued with continuing comic-strips, new novels, audio adventures and off course the not so liked 1996 TV Movie. The reason for why Doctor Who continued into those medias is because fan’s like us here on this site just would not let the good Doctor die πŸ™‚

    People kept Doctor Who alive during those dark times cos they had a strong gut feeling that one day he would return . . . . 2005 . . . . HE DID !!!!! πŸ˜€

  • Jake

    December 2nd, 2012 - 12:22pm

    But it won’t be cancelled so we don’t need to do anything.

  • DW123456789

    December 2nd, 2012 - 11:04am

    What would you guys do if doctor who was cancelled?


    December 2nd, 2012 - 10:45am

    looks good

  • doctorwhoone

    December 2nd, 2012 - 8:55am

    If you don’t love Doctor Who, then I think the simple question to ask is –


    After all these years thou, and giving that Doctor Who is turning 50 next year, it would be fantastic for Doctor Who to have a TV channel 100% TOTALLY DEVOTED to nothing but DOCTOR WHO πŸ˜€

    No other TV series in the world has a TV channel devoted to it. Doctor Who could be the first to have that honour πŸ˜€

  • Mr Evil Fez

    December 2nd, 2012 - 8:53am

    No, 8-14 December.

  • Mr Evil Fez

    December 2nd, 2012 - 8:52am

    Today I think.

  • Anonymous

    December 2nd, 2012 - 8:25am

    when is it out

  • The TARDIS

    December 2nd, 2012 - 7:13am

    Is it possible for a picture of the background without all of the writing on Booboo?

  • crazy guy

    December 2nd, 2012 - 6:39am

    is this the chrsitmas issue booboo

  • crazy guy

    December 2nd, 2012 - 6:39am

    doesnt everyone XD

  • Aracelia Rosario

    December 2nd, 2012 - 1:04am

    I love Doctor Who

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