After the sorrowful send off of the “Ponds” the Doctor is back for the annual Christmas Special. In addition to a trailer for the new episode we are also treated to a mini/prequel-sode, entitled, The Great Detective.
The Christmas episode itself was penned by Executive Producer Steven Moffat and takes place in Victorian era England. The episode will be our introduction to new complain, Clara played by Jenna-Louise Coleman. It also has some familiar faces, the Silurian warrior Vastra, her assistant with benefits Jenny Flint, and the Sontaran Commander Strax. In addition, one of the episodes villains is portrayed by Richard Grant, who has at least unofficially played the Doctor twice.
The Great Detective
2012 Christmas Special – Snowmen