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Doctor Who 2011 Christmas Special News

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Once again there will be a Doctor Who Christmas special this year, a 60 minute drama produced by BBC Wales for BBC One. Set in the World War II era, it stars Matt Smith, Claire Skinner, Bill Bailey, Arabella Weir, and Alexander Armstrong. Production has already begun and is expected to continue through mid October. 

The following is the press release for the upcoming special.

Cardiff, 21 September 2011: Production has started on the 2011 Doctor Who Christmas Special in which the Doctor (Matt Smith) finds himself in war-torn England embarking on a magical and mysterious adventure with a young widow and her two children.

Doctor Who: A Christmas Carol Now Available in iTunes (US)

If you took part in our live show or if you listen to Doctor Who: Podshock 232, you will know at the time of our live recording (5pm EST 26 December 2010) that the latest Doctor Who Christmas special, A Christmas Carol still had not shown up on iTunes to purchase or rent.

Since that time, it is now available in the US iTunes store: A Christmas Carol - Doctor Who, The Matt Smith Specials

A Christmas Carol - Doctor Who, The Matt Smith Specials

How do you rate Doctor Who: A Christmas Carol? (5=Fantastic)

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25% (6 votes)
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Total votes: 24

Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 232 - A Christmas Carol Reviewed

"What's so special about Christmas?"

Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 232
Running Time: 1:31:30

Doctor Who: A Christmas Carol (the 2010 Doctor Who Christmas special) reviewed, live feedback, and more.

Hosted by Louis Trapani ( @LouisTrapani ) and Dave Cooper ( @daveac ).

Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 231

"No. What?! Adric, I've given you a privileged insight into the mystery of time, yes?"

Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 231
Running Time: 0:33:56

A 2010 holiday edition of Doctor Who: Podshock featuring Matthew Waterhouse and an interview with Paul Slocum by Anthony S Burdge, and more.

Hosted by Louis Trapani ( @LouisTrapani ).

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Merry Christmas from Matt, Karen and the Piano-man (Arthur)

This will bring a tear to your eye, one way or another.

Doctor Who: Podshock Live Show Reviewing 'A Christmas Carol' Scheduled

Doctor Who: Podshock will be once again be taking to the net on Boxing Day, Sunday (26 December 2010) for a live-over-the-net show reviewing the latest episode (special) of Doctor Who, A Christmas Carol

Doctor Who: Podshock Live Show Reviewing A Christmas Carol

He's back… and it's about time! We return with our live-over-the-net review, this time talking about and reviewing the Doctor Who adventure starring Matt Smith as the Doctor premiering on BBC One and BBC America on the 25th of December, Doctor Who: A Christmas Carol

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The Latest Sonic Newsdriver is Out for 10 December 2010

The latest episode of The Sonic Newsdriver has been released. Be warned, there is some singing in it. Sorry. It is sonic after all. As always, it contains selected Doctor Who related news for you to digest sonically. Short and sweet, just like a Jelly Baby -- only sonic. 

Enjoy.

Sonic Newsdriver (10 December 2010) -

The Sonic Newsdriver 20101210
Selected Doctor Who related news delivered sonically.
For Earth-date: Friday, the 10th of Dec. 2010

Happy Birthday Doctor Who-sein, Doctor Who Get Smart and Lancaster, BBC iPlayer? There's an App for That!, If Adventure Has Name..., We Have a Date for Christmas... Again, The Mazes Are Landing Soon, It's All About Triumph of Intellect and Romance over Brute Force and Cynicism, Doctor Who in 3D?, and more!

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Doctor Who: A Christmas Carol Blu-Ray and DVD Release Date

Doctor Who A Christmas Carol Blu-Ray

Even though we are still a couple weeks away from the airing of Doctor Who: A Christmas Carol (coming to BBC (6pm) and BBC America (9pm) on the 25th of December), we already have a release date for the special on Blu-ray and DVD.

Just in time for Gallifrey 22, the special is slated for release on the 15th of February. So much for giving it as a Valentine's Day gift. Along with the special, the accompanying 'Doctor Who: Confidential' on it and 'Doctor Who at the Proms 2010' will be included as bonus material.

We can also assume that the special will be available on iTunes the day after it is shown on BBC America, so figure on it being there on Boxing Day.

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You're Going to Need a Bigger Boat - Doctor Who: A Christmas Carol

The BBC Press Office released more information about the upcoming Doctor Who Christmas special for 2010, titled, A Christmas Carol. The special will be transmitted on the BBC and BBC America on Christmas Day.

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BBC - Press Office - Doctor Who: A Christmas Carol introduction:

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Doctor Who: A Christmas Carol Promo Photo

There are a bunch of articles I've been meaning to write since last week, unfortunately I have been fighting off a nasty bug I probably picked up at our anniversary event a week ago. And no, that would not be 'Bug' as in Pete's nickname who was there.

With that said, this may be old news, but only if you haven't seen it already. Below is a publicity photo for the upcoming 2010 Doctor Who Christmas special, A Christmas Carol that the BBC released recently.

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@BBCAmerica had tweeted a slightly alternate version here.

Doctor Who: A Christmas Carol Trailer (video)

The first official trailer for the 2010 Doctor Who Christmas special, A Christmas Carol.

(This version is iPhone/iPad compatible.)

24th of March 2010 Edition of the Sonic Newsdriver

The Sonic Newsdriver 20100324
Selected Doctor Who related news delivered sonically.
For Earth-date: Wednesday, the 24th of Mar. 2010

Two Promo Trailers, A Date with the Doctor, Rumoured Christmas Special and Series 32, What's Up Doc?, Down with the Government, Easter Plans, I-CON 29, and more.

Hosted by Louis Trapani

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Series 6(2 Doctor 11,31,Fnarg2) and Press Pack

I got another Birthday Treat as Series 6 has been confirmed for next year, Speaking at Thursday's Press Launch, New Series Producer, Piers Wenger, has confirmed that Series Six of Doctor Who has been commissioned and that Matt Smith will return as The Doctor, as well as starring in a Christmas Special later in the year.  There is currently no confirmation whether the new companion, Amy Pond (Karen Gillan), will return or not.

Series Five Press Pack

This is part of the Information released to the press as part of the usual Programme launch press pack.  It includes two interviews one with Matt Smith and one with Karen Gillan.

Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 176

"And so it came to pass on Christmas Day, that the human race did cease to exist."

Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 176
Running Time: 1:18:41

Live show reviewing Doctor Who: The End of TIme, Part 1 with live feedback, and more (part 2 of 2).

Hosted by Louis Trapani, James Naughton and Dave Cooper.

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