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Doctor Who: 'Last Christmas' Trailer Break Down!

With Christmas drawing closer by the day, what are we to expect this Doctor Who Christmas episode?

By Lewis JefferiesPublished 6 years ago 1 min read
Promotion Picture with Peter Capaldi


'Last Christmas'


Peter Capaldi - The Doctor

Jenna Coleman - Clara Oswald

Nick Frost - Santa Claus

With Christmas drawing closer by the day, what are we to expect this Christmas? Clara Oswald is to star in the Special even though she was seen being left on Earth at the end of Series Eight. This Christmas is a big one for Peter Capaldi as it is his first full length Christmas Special. We got a glimpse of Capaldi in the Christmas Special in 2013 when Matt Smith Regenerated.

What We Know So Far...

So far the BBC has released a short synopsis 'The Doctor and Clara face their Last Christmas. Trapped on an Arctic base, under attack from terrifying creatures, who are you going to call? Santa Claus!'

So we are trapped on an Arctic Base. We assume that is in the North Pole because the one and only Santa Claus is here! This Year Santa is played by Nick Frost. Moffat has quoted 'Frost at Christmas is the perfect match'. We first saw Santa at the end of Death in Heaven telling the Doctor he can't leave Clara like that! In the trailer we saw these mysterious monsters sit up in bed. We never actually saw them as the camera panned away.

The Aliens This Year...

So then, 'terrifying creatures,' what are they?


New to 2014 we have 'The Dream Crabs'. At this moment in time we don't know what they are or what they do. The BBC have released Exclusive pictures of them. (See below). Not only that, there is another Alien too, these are 'The Sleepers'. There is no pictures of these though.

According to its writer Steven Moffat, 'Last Christmas' is ‘scary, tense and claustrophobic’. Will the 2014 Special be the scariest yet for the Timelord?

The original script for the special had parts re-written. This is because Clara was set to die in the Special. But as she confirmed she is staying they scrapped that idea and had it re- written.

Doctor Who: Last Christmas airs Thursday 25th December 2014 at 6:15pm.

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About the Creator

Lewis Jefferies

MA Media and Communication graduate from the University of Portsmouth - Massive Doctor Who Fan.

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