ScreenSpy - big news from the small screen
Don't Miss

Official Synopsis for Doctor Who Christmas Special ‘The Doctor, The Widow, and the Wardrobe’

By on November 24, 2011

Spoiler alert! The following official synopsis has been released by the BBC, revealing the details of the plot for this year’s Doctor Who Christmas special. The Doctor, the Widow, and the Wardrobe will air on December 25, 2011.

It’s Christmas Eve, 1938, when Madge Arwell comes to the aid of an injured Spaceman Angel as she cycles home, in this year’s Doctor Who Christmas Special, starring Matt Smith as the Doctor.

He promises to repay her kindness – all she has to do is make a wish.

Three years later, a devastated Madge escapes war-torn London with her two children for a dilapidated house in Dorset. She is crippled with grief at the news her husband has been lost over the channel, but determined to give Lily and Cyril the best Christmas ever.

The Arwells are surprised to be greeted by a madcap caretaker whose mysterious Christmas gift leads them into a magical wintry world. Here, Madge will learn how to be braver than she ever thought possible. And that wishes can come true…