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November 27th, 2012 32 comments

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Doctor Who The Snowmen Synopsis & Movie Poster

Doctor Who The Snowmen Movie Poster

The BBC have released a “movie poster” featuring Matt Smith and Jenna-Louise Coleman for this years Christmas special The Snowmen.

Christmas Eve 1892 and the falling snow is the stuff of fairy-tales. When the fairy-tale becomes a nightmare and a chilling menace threatens Earth, an unorthodox young governess, Clara, calls on the Doctor for help.

But the Doctor is in mourning, reclusive and determined not to engage in the problems of the universe. As old friends return, will the Doctor really abandon humankind or will he fight to save the world – and Christmas – from the icy clutches of this mysterious menace.

The Snowmen stars Matt Smith as the Doctor, Jenna-Louise Coleman as Clara, Richard E Grant as Dr Simeon, Neve McIntosh as Madame Vastra, Catrin Stewart as Jenny and Dan Starkey as Strax.



  • Anonymous

    December 7th, 2012 - 5:34pm

    love it can’t wait

  • Doctor J

    November 29th, 2012 - 12:42pm

    I hope that in future series of DW that they keep the movie theme idea and Im looking forward to The Snowmen. I do hope its better than last years and lets be honest disapponting xmas special.

    • daveroper00

      November 29th, 2012 - 3:49pm

      but what is that huge metal stairway, in Victorian London?

    • doctorwhoone

      November 29th, 2012 - 4:28pm

      Yeah, Clara is from Victorian times. The ladder is leading up to the Tardis with the Police Box doors closed.

    • cal

      December 15th, 2012 - 9:18am

      hem hem the Victorians were famous for their ironwork so not unsurprising to see a big metal ladder they were pretty common additions to any tall building to let the working classes get up there to keep the roofs and fancy brickwork up to scratch [they were mental builders take a look at this yrs grand designs series 5 ep 9]

  • Davros Flatley

    November 28th, 2012 - 8:29pm

    At least its not ripping off a classic Childrens novel e.g Lion Witch Wardrobe or Christmas Carol!! CANT WAIT LOVE PICS!!

    • Mr Evil Fez

      November 30th, 2012 - 6:34pm

      Erm, ‘The Snowman’ That flying in the air thing.

  • matt smithy

    November 28th, 2012 - 5:34pm

    not to shure about the doctor living on a colad, wouldn’t he just fall throug? cloads are made of water vapor.

    • Whovian

      November 29th, 2012 - 4:39pm


  • Don’t diss the Sonic!!!

    November 27th, 2012 - 11:18pm

    I just remembered the whole movie poster thing. I know that the whole blockbuster theme posters and all that will be the same for the other episodes but because it seems so far away, it feels like that was only for the Ponds. I can’t imagine what they’ll be like for the other ones, i really can’t wait any longer

  • Don’t diss the Sonic!!!

    November 27th, 2012 - 11:13pm

    I love the whole Doctor living on a cloud thing; it just makes it really chirstmasie as well as the snowmen and the fact that its snowing, As soon as a saw that the ladder was quite modern i kind of got put off the whole ladder thing and also how it seems to be in the middle of some town in London where everyone can see it but does nothing about it. Though knowing Steven Moffat, he’ll have and excellent explamation for that. Can’t wait!

  • Doctor Stu

    November 27th, 2012 - 9:19pm

    I wonder why there is a huge ladder to the TARDIS

  • That Snowman over there

    November 27th, 2012 - 8:52pm

    That movie poster is fantastic! It’s easily the best one yet!

    Looking forward to the episode! Only four weeks left now… 😀

  • The Whofan101

    November 27th, 2012 - 8:37pm

    Not sure if I like it. Looks a bit off.

  • Jack Is the Doc

    November 27th, 2012 - 8:28pm

    booboo is there any chance of getting the first image blown up so that i can use it as a wallpaper

  • the astronaut of death

    November 27th, 2012 - 7:44pm

    guys i have just been watching bbc 1 and this traler came up of what is going t be on a christmas it included the doctor who xmas special was included and there were little bits shown fom th xmas specal and it looks like clara will kiss the doctor

    • Anonymous

      November 27th, 2012 - 8:14pm

      Can you try to record it maybe???


      November 27th, 2012 - 8:26pm

      i saw that too!

  • The 14th Doctor

    November 27th, 2012 - 7:15pm

    This series will be remembered as one of the best looking, “shiniest” ones since the reboot. The movie theme really works, and the writing has been brilliant. This is what Steven should have started with.


    November 27th, 2012 - 6:54pm

    dont like it

  • marwood1970

    November 27th, 2012 - 6:35pm

    Has anyone else noticed the snowflakes on the poster. They have faces and teeth


      November 27th, 2012 - 6:53pm

      goos spot!

    • Whovian

      November 29th, 2012 - 4:40pm

      O.O… I’m so slow thanks for pointing that out! 🙂

  • Mr Evil Fez

    November 27th, 2012 - 4:55pm

    Can’t wait! I want to see the Cybermen poster.

    • doctorwhoone

      November 27th, 2012 - 6:15pm

      That won’t be till next year. Hope it won’t be too long till Doctor Who Magazine and other magazines start showing promotional images of the upcoming new 2013 Cybermen.

      I’m still not keen on their design, apart from the head which is ok, it’s just the body design I’m not so sure about at the moment.

  • Tardis’nt

    November 27th, 2012 - 4:17pm

    really looking forward to this 😀

  • Mr Zarbi

    November 27th, 2012 - 4:14pm

    Looks good

  • doctorwhoone

    November 27th, 2012 - 3:19pm

    I bet kids won’t want to make Snowmen anymore after they’ve seen this Christmas special 😀

    “Don’t make a Snowman !!, if you do he’ll come alive and gobble you up, ARGHHHHHHHHHHH !!!!!! “.

  • CG

    November 27th, 2012 - 10:00am

    Nice, it really looks like it should be in the movies

  • Anonymous

    November 27th, 2012 - 9:41am



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