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Its The Doctor The Widow and The Wardrobe

Its The Doctor The Witch and The Wardrobe

The title of the 2011 Doctor Who Christmas special is – The Doctor The Widow and The Wardrobe – as revealed on Children in Need.

The Christmas Special stars Matt Smith as the Doctor… Evacuated to a house in Dorset from war-torn London, Madge Arwell and her two children, Lily and Cyril, are greeted by a madcap caretaker whose mysterious Christmas gift leads them into a magical wintry world…



  • dwfan101 (torchwoodfan101)

    November 29th, 2011 - 8:05pm

    Booboo, and anybody else, I would like to suggest a Advent Calender page untill 24th December. So then anybody who doesn’t have that advent calendar from DWA can still enjoy the pictures inside. Would you consider that or would you think it would take to much time? I only put it foward cause like the merchandise update page you cange it every so often but keep it on the same page. Like I said below, I won’t be able to see it untill Saturday as Im Xmas Shopping on Thursday & Friday but I just thought it might be a good idea. so if anybody likes this idea please comment below and of course Doctor Who Sites own Santa: BooBoo!

    Thank you everybody and again Merry Christmas!

    • dwfan101 (torchwoodfan101)

      November 29th, 2011 - 8:07pm

      why did it say awaiting moderation?

    • dwfan101 (torchwoodfan101)

      November 30th, 2011 - 12:25am

      I know its just gone midnight but I wanted to say that that my Xmas shopping has been canceled because of private reasons.So that advent calender page could be good. Booboo when you see this later ,hopefully, could you please put a comment saying yes I will consider it or no I cannot do it. Thank you again. Sorry about the keeping on and the long comments.

    • 11matt

      November 30th, 2011 - 9:43am

      great idea

    • dwfan101 (torchwoodfan101)

      November 30th, 2011 - 6:25pm

      Thank you! Hopefully BooBoo will notice this page!

    • H

      November 30th, 2011 - 7:47pm

      Booboo do it now or I will be sad


      November 30th, 2011 - 7:59pm

      Good idea, LOOK AT THIS PAGE BOOBOO!!!

    • dwfan101 (torchwoodfan101)

      November 30th, 2011 - 8:23pm

      Thank you all for the, erm, responses. I will sonic you soon!

    • H

      November 30th, 2011 - 9:24pm

      What sonic
      Sonic the hedgehog or sonic screwdriver

    • dwfan101 (torchwoodfan101)

      November 30th, 2011 - 10:57pm

      Seen as this a DOCTOR WHO site, what do u think! I am jking, screwdriver.

  • dwfan101 (torchwoodfan101)

    November 28th, 2011 - 10:54pm

    I would like to say an early Merry Xmas as on december 1st & 2nd I will not be able 2 comment about advent, if any of u r interested. Which u more than likey aren’t. Anyway, MERRY XMAS THE DOCTOR WHO SITE AND ITS COMMENT PEOPLE!

    • dwfan101 (torchwoodfan101)

      November 28th, 2011 - 10:55pm

      (I thought this page was appropriate as its the Christmas Special page, so I didn’t post it in the wrong page. Did I?)

    • dwfan101 (torchwoodfan101)

      November 29th, 2011 - 6:59pm

      If nobody has read this comment, plz do because it would be nice to have at least 1 reply. But u don’t have 2 just thought u should know I love this site cause it tells me everything about my favourite tv show. So I would like 2 say it again:
      Merry Christmas 2 the Doctor Who Site and its comment people.

    • King of the weevils

      November 29th, 2011 - 7:39pm

      It’s ok you didn’t post in the wrong place! Merry Christmas!!!

    • dwfan101 (torchwoodfan101)

      November 29th, 2011 - 7:58pm

      Thank you!

  • McGann is the Doctor.

    November 26th, 2011 - 8:08pm

    The CIN bit was so funny ! He takes off his clothes for the auction, throws them over the drapes, and steps out in the same set of clothes ! 😀 😆 !!

    “My boots ! : “One !” drop, “Two !” drop “Thrreee !” Bang !! Still laughing at that one !! 😀

  • daleks are cool

    November 24th, 2011 - 4:14pm

    has eneyone noticed that when the doctor is running a way from flames the back ground looks like the factory in the rebel flesh?

    • anthony

      November 25th, 2011 - 8:46pm

      o yeh never hoght that all i no is its epic and coooooool est doctor who ep yet cant wait

    • McGann is the Doctor.

      November 26th, 2011 - 8:04pm

      I thought it looked like the Teselecta ? Is it not hte Teselecta ?

    • the TARDIS

      November 29th, 2011 - 3:58pm

      I thought it looked like the TARDIS corridor – we can tell which sets they constantly re-use!

  • Hollie

    November 23rd, 2011 - 6:21am

    it looks really cool! is amy and rory still in it?

    • anthony

      November 25th, 2011 - 8:48pm

      i HOPE SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO THERE TWO BRILLIANT BEST COMPS AND I WNT THEM TO DO ATLEAST 2 OR 3 SEASIONS xcos i love them well mainly AMY PON shes hot and rory hes a good companion shame they should do another adventure game with them and have the doc in hes red tie ne jacket rory IMPEOVE amy fine bit off a slow walker thogh in the game the g plot

    • videogamemad00

      November 26th, 2011 - 11:48am

      Amy and Rory ar only doing a cameo

    • King of the weevils

      November 26th, 2011 - 1:22pm

      Maybe Rory helps by blowing everyone up! Oh wait! That means he’d blow up amy :O

    • McGann is the Doctor.

      November 26th, 2011 - 8:04pm

      They’ll most likely not be back until Series 7

    • Anonymous

      November 27th, 2011 - 11:14am

      To me, Amy and Rory are old news, I want new companions.

    • dw205

      November 27th, 2011 - 11:15am

      Sorry that last comment was from me, not anonymous.

    • dw205

      November 27th, 2011 - 11:18am

      Oh and a haven’t changed my name, It was a mistake. I am still dw2005.

  • the TARDIS

    November 22nd, 2011 - 6:27pm

    This looks really Christmassy. I’m really glad – Christmas Doctor Who should be Christmassy. A Christmas Carol was great, I have high hopes for this. Steven Moffat is a much better Christmas Who writer that Davies (sorry!) all of the others could have been set in the middle of August and no-one would notice the difference (apart from maybe Voyage of the Damned and the Next Doctor).

    • King of the weevils

      November 22nd, 2011 - 10:31pm

      Finally someone who agrees!!!!!!!


    November 21st, 2011 - 5:51pm

    Can I just ask, have Karen Gillan (Amy) and Arthur Darvill (Rory) left the show? Will they be appearing in the Christmas Special / Series 7?

    • dw2005

      November 21st, 2011 - 6:28pm

      It doesn’t look like it, but you never know, Doctor Who is full of suprises, so they could come back. Personally, I think that they shouldn’t come back as they have had their time and there should be an introduction to a new companion. If they do keep amy and rory, then they will be the longest lasting companins of the new revived series.

  • jake

    November 21st, 2011 - 5:09pm

    I think the Xmas special will be like the lion the witch and the wardrobe from Narnia

    • Scott

      November 22nd, 2011 - 7:39pm

      Noooo, you don’t say?!?!


    November 19th, 2011 - 9:40pm

    by the way, dissaponted with CIN ep

    • dw2005

      November 19th, 2011 - 9:46pm

      Yes I was a little disappointed too. There have been better CIN eps such as the 2005 and 2007 ones.

    • TNDNR

      November 19th, 2011 - 10:15pm

      It was just a sketch for charity. It wasn’t meant to be taken as a mini episode like 2005 and 2007. It was a little sketch and did its job to try and convince people to donate brilliantly.

    • dw2005

      November 19th, 2011 - 10:22pm

      Well I think they should do more mini episodes instead of littles sketches for CIN. Mini episodes are so much better in my opinion.


      November 20th, 2011 - 11:43am

      still, the one at comic relief was 10 times better i still watch it on youtube

    • crazy guy

      November 21st, 2011 - 3:44pm

      doctor who is great and all but lets not forget the true meaning of comic relief and children in need

    • doctor who 1234

      November 21st, 2011 - 4:05pm

      i was a little disappointed, i expected more from it

    • the TARDIS

      November 22nd, 2011 - 6:23pm

      Well, it wasn’t brilliant but… compare it to 1993’s Dimensions in Time… This little skit was like Hollywood compared to THAT.


    November 19th, 2011 - 9:39pm

    1. i think amy and rory should be in there
    2, these last 2 years have been a copy of a christmas carol, now this narnia.
    3. good name.
    4. better be good, last year was dissapointing.

  • xylok emperor

    November 19th, 2011 - 7:05pm

    we need more news cuz alexander armstrong is the only star i can’t see in the trailer

    • GenosideDalek

      November 19th, 2011 - 8:08pm

      Alexander Armstrong is only making a brief appearance. He is in flashbacks, as he is the deceased husband of Madge, whom we see in the trailer.


      November 20th, 2011 - 9:02am

      Alexander Armstrong is the man in the fighter plane when Madge says England, 1941… and theres a war on. So if Madge is the widow I think she either thinks Reg is dead or he is dead.

  • 5ybermen

    November 19th, 2011 - 3:48pm

    not sure bout steven moffat havin the xmas episodes about stories!?!?! the CIN episode was quite funny!!!

    • King of the weevils

      November 19th, 2011 - 4:40pm

      Moffat Christmas episodes are brilliant and incredibly better than RTDs

    • Anonymous

      November 19th, 2011 - 6:03pm

      i dunno. end of time was good and that was RTD… but christmas carol(i don’t know who wrote that) wasn’t that great

    • King of the weevils

      November 20th, 2011 - 2:58pm

      Christmas specials from 2005-2009(and 10 if you count end of time part two) were by RTD(end of time being his last who story he wrote) Moffat wrote a Christmas carol and I thought it was the best Christmas ep since the shows return. All the others hardly had Christmas in(apart from next doctor)and well there should have been more. Now we have Christmas specials in where Christmas is a big focus and not the doctor whinging over regeneration.

    • brenUK

      November 20th, 2011 - 5:17pm

      You have to say Steven has made the show more for adults than for kids since Russel left (hence why Doctor Who didnt win a BAFTA this year!)

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