WATCH: The ‘Doctor Who Christmas Special’ Trailer. HERE!

So, TV viewers in the UK, watching the BBC’s Children In Need telethon will have just seen this, but we have the trailer for the Doctor Who Christmas Special, which should shed some light on why Matt Smith was running down that fiery corridor a couple of days ago.

We’ve got some info about the story too. It’s called The Doctor, The Widow and The Wardrobe, and revolves around the Arwell family in World War II. They’re evacuated to a scary house in Dorset, where Madge Arwell (played by Outnumbered’s Claire Skinner), and her children Lily and Cyril meet an eccentric caretaker. He gives them a Christmas present, and, this being Doctor Who, it takes them to a magical realm.

Then a man shows up with this odd blue box and…well let’s not give the game away.

Fraser McAlpine

Fraser McAlpine

Fraser is a British writer, broadcaster and the the author of the book Stuff Brits Like. He is Anglophenia's resident Brit blogger, having written BBC Radio 1's Chart Blog, the Top of the Pops website, and for NME, the Guardian and elsewhere. Favorite topics include slang, Doctor Who and cramming as much music into Anglophenia as he can manage. He invites you to join him on Twitter: @csi_popmusic
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