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The Doctor The Widow & The Wardrobe Prequel

The Prequel to The Doctor, The Widow and The Wardrobe.

The jaw-dropper of a Prequel to the Christmas Special, written by Steven Moffat and starring Matt Smith.



  • Whofan123

    December 21st, 2011 - 2:39pm

    This looks cool I hope River Song come’s along to save the doctor maybe she might turn up in this ep I hope so 😀

  • McGann is the Doctor.

    December 18th, 2011 - 3:55pm

    Interesting prequel, so now I know

    (A): The Doctor’s escape from thr Teselecta robot (in the Impossible Astronaught) will not feature in this story. 🙁


    (B). The Doctor is in ALOT of trouble ! How will the whackoy old time-travelling madman get out of this one ? Maybe, he…….

  • Commander Strax

    December 18th, 2011 - 2:20pm

    who thinks that ship is the teseleta main ship?

    • McGann is the Doctor.

      December 18th, 2011 - 3:52pm


    • dw2005

      December 18th, 2011 - 9:42pm

      It can’t be as the trailer showed the outside of the ship and was not a person on the outside. Therfroe, the ship has to be another ship differnet from the the teselecta

    • Admiral Icktheus

      December 18th, 2011 - 10:26pm

      LOL! Random, I know.

  • Bob the Dalek

    December 17th, 2011 - 8:04pm

    im getting annoyed with Steven Moffat tring to tease us he is MEAN!!

    • Admiral Icktheus

      December 17th, 2011 - 9:09pm

      Teasings good though! It makes you feel excited!!! 😀

  • the TARDIS

    December 12th, 2011 - 4:43pm

    Has anyone else noticed how LATE the Doctor Who website are putting up the Adventure Calendar. Yesterday, they did not put up day eleven until five o’clock, but that is forgivable – with the news of the recovery of old episodes, they changed what was day eleven, but I’m sat here at 16:44 and there is no day twelve.

    • the TARDIS

      December 12th, 2011 - 5:28pm

      It’s now 17:27 and there is still no day twelve.

    • the TARDIS

      December 12th, 2011 - 5:42pm

      17:41 and finally there is a day twelve!


      December 15th, 2011 - 7:00pm

      I know what you mean, it really annoys me.

    • Bob the Dalek

      December 17th, 2011 - 8:07pm

      if only i had a Tardis i could help out

  • WhoFan

    December 10th, 2011 - 6:00pm

    Ok, I’m annoyed with Steven Moffat.
    Amy and Rory have left the TARDIS but yet he is putting them in the episode as a cameo, (same point with Closing Time).
    And yes I know i’m going to sound like some sort of Kazran Sardick but really once a companion leaves then they come back in the finale or a special episode, but not usually a cameo. If they are going to appear don’t have them cameo, or don’t make them appear at all. Moffat’s Choice.

    • Cybermat

      December 12th, 2011 - 9:47am

      I agree. But although Amy and Rory are great they should either appear properly or not at all. Moffat’s Choice.

  • jammystemp

    December 9th, 2011 - 8:37pm

    it looks really weird how the doctor bends his finger on the button at the end of the prequal
    lol 🙂

  • doctor d

    December 9th, 2011 - 2:12am

    cooler than last yer..

    • Commander Strax

      December 9th, 2011 - 5:29pm

      yeah looks much better

    • Admiral Icktheus

      December 9th, 2011 - 6:17pm

      Why does everyone hate A Christmas Carol? 🙁


      December 10th, 2011 - 3:22pm

      i didn’t really like it becasue it was an exact copy of the one charles dickens wrote, they even had the same name! come on! same with this year, i hope it is a lot better!

    • Admiral Icktheus

      December 10th, 2011 - 3:49pm

      Well I liked it. It’s a story which is exactly what you should watch at Christmas and it’s more of a homage to A Christmas Carol. It was Doctor Whos own spin on the story and it’s not the first show to recreate it in their way. Plus the others were hardly christmassey were they?

    • dw2005

      December 14th, 2011 - 9:19pm

      Admiral Icktheus, there other christmas specials weren’t at all christmassey, but to me they were much more interesting and more fun to watch. My favourite has be “the next doctor”. It had a christmas theme to it, had an old enemy and showed you all the past doctors. I don’t think a christmas special could be better than that.

    • Commander Strax

      December 18th, 2011 - 2:19pm

      well my dad said there was no aliens and the shark was bad, I found it boring and my grandad fell asleep and started snoring! 😆

    • dw2005

      December 18th, 2011 - 9:47pm

      I’m glad somebody agrees with me about “a christmas carol”.

    • Admiral Icktheus

      December 19th, 2011 - 11:05am

      Well if there’s one thing bad I’d say about A Christmas Carol I’d say that the script was quite weak at times and is probably up (or down) there with Lets Kill Hitler as one of Moffats weaker scripts. His strongest, and my favourite out of the scripts he’s wrote, is definitely A Good Man Goes To War.

  • moppy

    December 8th, 2011 - 6:41am

    I thought this years would be awful but now it looks EPIC!!!!


    December 7th, 2011 - 7:53pm


  • Commander Strax

    December 7th, 2011 - 6:52pm

    The sound level for the vid is 11

  • Commander Strax

    December 7th, 2011 - 5:03pm

    please what is the thing (cause it aways is in dr who 😆 ) saying inturder alert


    December 6th, 2011 - 7:50pm

    looks goood, but he won’t die, it bet he will stick the sonic on the button or something.

  • TJmov

    December 6th, 2011 - 5:44pm

    is that the ‘lash up device’?

    • videogamemad00

      December 9th, 2011 - 8:23pm

      yes it is

  • Jason doctorwhoone

    December 6th, 2011 - 5:18pm

    For a second I thought he was pressing that red button underneath the Tardis console . . . . my bad.

    • Commander Strax

      December 7th, 2011 - 4:59pm

      me too 😆

  • ebn

    December 6th, 2011 - 5:14pm

    cool… cool cool cool

  • tardistik

    December 6th, 2011 - 4:20pm

    this is the best prequel ever i found all the others a bit boring but this one was cool, funny and festive it’s a win win for every one

    • johnones

      December 6th, 2011 - 5:18pm

      true! 🙂

    • Admiral Icktheus

      December 6th, 2011 - 5:55pm

      This one was good but it’ll never beat the Let’s Kill Hitler prequel. To be honest I thought that one was better than the episode itself!

    • tardisfan101 (dwfan101) (torchwoodfan101)

      December 6th, 2011 - 10:04pm

      @Admiral lcktheus: I have to disagree completely with that, until today I would have agreed but when I saw this, I thought: THIS IS THE BEST PREQUEL EVER! But thats my opinion.

      MY OLD NAME WAS dwfan101.

    • moppy

      December 8th, 2011 - 6:42am

      THe first trailer made it look awful but the prequel was amazing!

    • dw2005

      December 14th, 2011 - 9:24pm

      Yep, I definitely agree with you tardisfan101 (dwfan101) (torchwoodfan101). This has to be the best prequel ever just before the “let’s kill Hitler” prequel.

  • gary

    December 6th, 2011 - 4:06pm

    OOOH Exciting stuff!!

  • the TARDIS

    December 6th, 2011 - 3:58pm

    Is this anything to do with the fireball Matt Smith was running away from?

    • SpiderDalek94

      December 6th, 2011 - 4:12pm

      I think the episode will start with the ship already exploding and the prequel explains how it happens so maybe he lets go of the button and then in the episode we see him running and jumping about to escape from the explosions.

    • King of the weevils

      December 6th, 2011 - 4:17pm

      and don’t forget the Doctors awesome acrobatics!! 🙂

    • SpiderDalek94

      December 6th, 2011 - 4:24pm

      And a Kickass music track composed by the GOD that is Murray Gold 😀

    • Admiral Icktheus

      December 6th, 2011 - 5:52pm

      Speaking of kickass music what are your thoughts on the previews of the series 6 soundtrack.
      My top five are(I haven’t listened to all of them don’t want it spoiled that much)
      1.The Majestic Tale (Of A Madman In A Box)
      3.Greystark Hall
      4.The British Are Coming
      5.Tick Tock Round The Clock

      can’t wait to listen to the full tracks on Christmas Day
      by the way I used to be king of the weevils but I changed it and then all of a sudden it just changed back earlier

    • booboo

      December 6th, 2011 - 5:58pm

      its excellent, i have heard them all

    • Admiral Icktheus

      December 6th, 2011 - 6:02pm

      What’s your top five booboo?

    • booboo

      December 6th, 2011 - 6:11pm

      so many, but main 3

      Melody Pond
      Brigadier Lethbribge Stewart (the end just seem to keep going and going)

      fist half of fragrance as well

    • Admiral Icktheus

      December 6th, 2011 - 6:24pm

      Does The Blush Of Love have the bit where Mels shoots the TARDIS? In other words does it turn a bit actioney at one point?

    • SpiderDalek94

      December 6th, 2011 - 6:33pm

      Yes in the itunes preview you hear the beginning bit when (in the episode) she throws the toy tardis and it transits into the tardis flying but unfortunatly the preview cuts off just as it starts but its on there 🙂

    • Admiral Icktheus

      December 6th, 2011 - 6:40pm

      Out of the ones Ive listened to and figured out what the rest of the track will (hopefully) include I’ve come up with a question.
      What do 1969, Trust Me, Another Perfect Prison, Greystark Hall, I See You Silence (possibly) and Double Doctor all have in common? There may be more to add to this list soon

    • SpiderDalek94

      December 6th, 2011 - 8:00pm

      What do they have in Common? cause i dont know lol

    • Admiral Icktheus

      December 6th, 2011 - 8:53pm

      They were all used in The Gunpowder Plot lol!

  • 11matt

    December 6th, 2011 - 3:55pm


  • doctor 24/7

    December 6th, 2011 - 3:49pm



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