And Now, A Gallifreyan Christmas Carol

(BBC)

Eleven Time Lords staring (BBC)

Merry Christmas, Anglophenians everywhere!

*taps music stand with sonic baton*

On the first day of Christmas the Doctor sent to me, a mad man in a blue box.

On the second day of Christmas the Doctor sent to me, two furry coats and a mad man in a blue box.

On the third day of Christmas the Doctor sent to me, three ruffled shirts, two furry coats and a mad man in a blue box.

On the fourth day of Christmas the Doctor sent to me, four colored scarves, three ruffled shirts, two furry coats and a mad man in a blue box.

On the fifth day of Christmas the Doctor sent to me, Five’s celer-eee!
Four colored scarves, three ruffled shirts, two furry coats and a mad man in a blue box

On the sixth day of Christmas the Doctor sent to me, six feline brooches, Five’s celer-eee, four colored scarves, three ruffled shirts, two furry coats and a mad man in a blue box.

On the seventh day of Christmas the Doctor sent to me, seven red umbrellas, six feline brooches, Five’s celer-eee, four colored scarves, three ruffled shirts, two furry coats and a mad man in a blue box.

On the eighth day of Christmas the Doctor sent to me, eight coats a-frocking, seven red umbrellas, six feline brooches, Five’s celer-eee, four colored scarves, three ruffled shirts, two furry coats and a mad man in a blue box.

On the ninth day of Christmas the Doctor sent to me, nine Time Lords dancing, eight coats a-frocking, seven red umbrellas, six feline brooches, Five’s celer-eee, four colored scarves, three ruffled shirts, two furry coats and a mad man in a blue box.

On the tenth day of Christmas the Doctor sent to me, ten Converse running, nine Time Lords dancing, eight coats a-frocking, seven red umbrellas, six feline brooches, Five’s celer-eee, four colored scarves, three ruffled shirts, two furry coats and a mad man in a blue box.

On the eleventh day of Christmas the Doctor sent to me, eleven bows a-tying, ten Converse running, nine Time Lords dancing, eight coats a-frocking, seven red umbrellas, six feline brooches, Five’s celer-eee, four colored scarves, three ruffled shirts, two furry coats and a mad man in a blue box.

On the twelfth day of Christmas the Doctor sent to me, twelve faces changing, eleven bows a-tying, ten Converse running, nine Time Lords dancing, eight coats a-frocking, seven red umbrellas, six feline brooches, Five’s celer-eee, four colored scarves, three ruffled shirts, two furry coats and a mad man in a blue box.

Fraser McAlpine

Fraser has been writing and broadcasting about music and popular culture for over 13 years, first at the Top of the Pops website, and most recently for the NME. He also wrote BBC Radio 1's Chart Blog and reviews albums for BBC Music.

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.

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