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 has been writing and broadcasting about music and popular culture for over 15 years, first at the Top of the Pops website, and most recently for the NME, Guardian and MSN. He also wrote BBC Radio 1's Chart Blog and reviews albums for BBC Radio 2. He is Anglophenia's current resident Brit, blogging about British slang and running around the Mall taking snaps of the crowd at the Royal Wedding, as well as reigniting a childhood passion for classic Doctor Who and cramming as much music in as he can manage. Fraser invites you to join him on Twitter: @csi_popmusic
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