The Doctor Who Christmas special will premiere on BBC One on Christmas Day (Thursday December 25th) at 6:15pm, it has been announced.
In the special, titled Last Christmas, The Doctor and Clara face their Last Christmas and find themselves trapped on an arctic base and under attack from terrifying creatures. The special episode, which was penned by showrunner Steven Moffat, is widely expected to address the fate of Clara and finally answer the question as to whether or not she will appear in the ninth season. Last Christmas stars Peter Capaldi, Jenna Colman, Nick Frost, Natalie Gumede, Faye Marsay, Nathan McMullen and Michael Troughton.
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