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In the UK the BBC runs a night to raise money for Children in Need and as part of the show they had this exclusive first preview clip of the Doctor Who Christmas Special 2014.

If you would like to donate to BBC Children in Need’s Appeal click over to their website page, linked here. (Note UK phone number over clip).

Doctor Who Christmas Special 2014 – Official details

It’s Christmas in the North Pole when the Doctor and Clara return to BBC America in an all-new Christmas special.

Last year’s special featured the emotional regeneration that marked the start of Peter Capaldi’s run as the Twelfth Doctor. This year the Time Lord and his companion are in for an all-new adventure as stars Capaldi and Jenna Coleman are joined by Nick Frost (The Worlds End, Shaun of the Dead) as Santa Claus!

Previously announced guest stars include Michael Troughton (Breathless, The New Statesman), son of Second Doctor Patrick Troughton, Natalie Gumede (Coronation Street, Strictly Come Dancing), Faye Marsay (Pride, The White Queen), and Nathan McMullen (Misfits, Casualty).

Written by Emmy® Award winner Steven Moffat (Sherlock, Coupling) and directed by Paul Wilmshurst (Strike Back, Combat Kids), the 2014 Christmas Special will air on BBC America.

Doctor Who Christmas Special 2014 - Nick Frost and Peter Capaldi
Doctor Who Christmas Special 2014 – Santa (Nick Frost) and the Doctor (Peter Capaldi) ©2014 BBC Worldwide, photo by Adrian Rogers