BBC have released the official title and synopsis for the upcoming Doctor Who Christmas special – Last Christmas.

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!

Last Christmas is written by Steven Moffat and directed by Paul Wilmshurst (Mummy on the Orient Express, Kill the Moon). Nick Frost (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, Cuban Fury) guest stars as Santa and Dan Starkey, usually seen as Strax, will play Santa’s elves Wolf and Ian. Other guest stars include Natalie Gumede (Coronation Street, Ideal), Faye Marsay (Pride, The White Queen, Fresh Meat), Nathan McMullen (Misfits, Casualty) and Michael Troughton (Breathless, The New Statesman), son of Second Doctor Patrick Troughton.


Watch the Last Christmas Trailer

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