We reported ealier thsi month how Doctor Who head writer, Steven Moffat, had revealed that the Time Lord’s infamous Tardis would have a brand new look in time for this year’s Christmas special as it has had a huge interior make-over, but one detail he did fail to mention was a new love interest for the Doctor!
According to the creative genius, who is also responsible for BBC phenomenal success Sherlock, the modern-day twist on the legendary Sherlock Holmes novels by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, has confirmed that, whilst the outside of the legendary time travelling machine will remain as it is, the inside of it has undergone a complete revamp.
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The BBC have now released details of the full line-up of shows across all their channels for Christmas Day, and we have the full details for you as well as a look at Aunty Beeb’s Christmas trailer and a brand new and bumper set of images from the Doctor Who Christmas special, The Snowmen!
So without further ado, here’s what’s in store for us on Christmas Day!
Tuesday 25 December
Christmas Day Eucharist
The traditional Christmas Day service comes live from St Mary Redcliffe, which has stood in the city of Bristol for the last 800 years and which was once described by Elizabeth I as ‘The fairest, goodliest, and most famous parish church in England’… Read more & comment »
There’s great news from both the BBC and ITV today as not only has Aunty Beeb released new images and clips for the forthcoming Doctor Who Christmas special, but the corporation has also agreed with ITV to avoid the channels’ top festive offerings, Downton Abbey and Call the Midwife, from clashing in the Christmas Day schedules!
Starting with the new images and clips for Doctor Who’s ‘The Snowmen’ Christmas special, the first image released above shows a close-up of the scary snowmen, while others – which you can see after the jump – feature the episode’s villains and of course, Matt Smith and Jenna Louis Coleman as the Doctor and his new sidekick, Clara Oswin.
Here’s what the BBC says of The Snowmen:
Look… It’s the Christmas Special…Starring Matt Smith as the Doctor and introducing Jenna-Louise Coleman as Clara, his new companion, this year’s Christmas Special is called The Snowmen and follows their adventures as they battle the villainous Doctor Simeon (Richard E Grant) and his army of sinister snowmen… Read more & comment »