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December 3rd, 2011 44 comments

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New Christmas Special Promotional Images

Doctor Who Christmas Special

The Doctor, The Widow and The wardrobe – BBC1 25th December 7.00pm

It’s Christmas Eve, 1938, when Madge Arwell comes to the aid of an injured Spaceman Angel as she cycles home, in this year’s Doctor Who Christmas Special, starring Matt Smith as the Doctor.

He promises to repay her kindness – all she has to do is make a wish.

Three years later, a devastated Madge escapes war-torn London with her two children for a dilapidated house in Dorset. She is crippled with grief at the news her husband has been lost over the channel, but determined to give Lily and Cyril the best Christmas ever.

The Arwells are surprised to be greeted by a madcap caretaker whose mysterious Christmas gift leads them into a magical wintry world. Here, Madge will learn how to be braver than she ever thought possible. And that wishes can come true…

Madge Arwell is played by Claire Skinner, Lily Arwell by Holly Earl and Cyril Arwell by Maurice Cole.

Images courtesy of BBC Pictures



  • Bob the Dalek

    December 17th, 2011 - 8:10pm

    oh i never noticed that

  • Bob the Dalek

    December 17th, 2011 - 8:09pm

    The last one looks like the 3 amigos future style

  • dw2005

    December 14th, 2011 - 9:12pm

    I would prefer it if amy and rory didn’t appear in any upcoming episodes and we get a new companion or two.

  • dw2005

    December 14th, 2011 - 9:10pm

    I just hope that if someone is messing with thge TARDIS, that it’s an old enemy, not a new enemy. I would like to see the return of a couple classic or eccleston/tennant enemies.

  • dw2005

    December 14th, 2011 - 9:06pm

    11 Days know!

  • dw2005

    December 14th, 2011 - 9:05pm

    I also did find it emotional as he was my second favourite doctor, but not emotional enough to cry or anything.

  • stetsons are cool

    December 11th, 2011 - 3:21pm

    yes definately

  • moppy

    December 9th, 2011 - 5:54am

    Or he could turn THAT into the hollywood film

  • Admiral Icktheus

    December 7th, 2011 - 6:46pm

    Not me. His regeneration was COMPLETELY undoctorly. Good acting poor writing!

  • Commander Strax

    December 7th, 2011 - 5:06pm

    ???? seriously

  • Commander Strax

    December 7th, 2011 - 5:05pm


  • dalek eternal

    December 6th, 2011 - 8:07am

    who finds it a bit emotional when david tennant regenerates

  • craig owens

    December 5th, 2011 - 1:30pm

    in case any one is wondering the big box’s tag says merry christmas

  • craig owens

    December 5th, 2011 - 1:29pm


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