Doctor Who Christmas special 2012, Series 7 – The Doctor (Matt Smith) ©BBC/BBC Worldwide

The first bit of official news on the Doctor Who Christmas Special 2012 has been released.

There is a rather nice moody picture of Matt Smith as the Doctor wearing a victorian jacket sitting in front of the Tardis. We also have a short bit of information confirming this is the episode we properly get to know the Doctor’s new companion played by Jenna-Louise Coleman and the appearance of Silurian Madame Vastra and Jenny. Oh, and it is titled, The Snowmen.

Doctor Who Christmas Special 2012 – Official Information

Doctor Who, Series 7, Christmas 2012 – The Doctor (Matt Smith) ©BBC/BBC Worldwide

Following the epic mid-season finale, the Doctor gets in the holiday spirit in the all-new Christmas special written by lead writer and executive producer Steven Moffat (Sherlock).

Accompanied by his newest companion, played by Jenna-Louise Coleman, the Doctor’s latest adventure through space and time sees him once again crossing paths with the homo-reptilian Silurian Madame Vastra (Neve McIntosh) and her cohort Jenny (Catrin Stewart).

The Doctor Who Christmas Special 2012 premieres December 25, 9:00pm ET. Twitter: #DoctorWho

Doctor Who Christmas Special 2012 – Teaser trailer

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Doctor Who Christmas Special 2012 – Minisode

With introduction by Matt Smith and Jenna-Louise Coleman

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Doctor Who Christmas Special 2012 – Trailer

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