Guide to the Doctor Who 2014 Christmas Special

Last Christmas
60 minute special
Written by Steven Moffat (The Beast Below, Let's Kill Hitler)
Directed by Paul Wilmshurst (Kill the Moon, Mummy on the Orient Express)

Peter Capaldi (Doctor Who) and Jenna Coleman (Clara) with
Nick Frost (Spaced) as Santa Claus,
Michael Troughton (The New Statesman) as Professor Albert,
Faye Marsay (Pride) as Shona,
Natalie Gumede (Coronation Street) as Ashley Carter, 
Nathan McMullen (Misfits) as Wolf,
Maureen Beattie (The Decoy Bride) as Bellows,
and Dan Starkey (Strax) as Ian.

Airs 6.15pm on BBC One,  9/8c on BBC America, Dec 25
7.30pm on ABC, Dec 26 in Australia

More details below

Spoiler-free review HERE
13 spoiler free teasers HERE
7 things we learned at the Christmas special screening
Watch a Natalie Gumede interview HERE
Clip - Santa Arrives
Interview with Nick Frost HERE
TV trailer image breakdown HERE
Interview with Peter Capaldi HERE
Interview with Nathan McMullen HERE
Capaldi: The Doctor has to save Clara from Santa
Watch BBC One Christmas trail with some footage HERE
Santa and the Doctor don't get on
Capaldi calls special, "nightmarish" and "terrifying"
Will Last Christmas be the Doctor’s scariest yet?
Gallery of promotional pictures HERE
Moffat: "scary, tense and claustrophobic... the strangest bloody thing I've ever written."
Nick Frost: My Santa is mean - he and the Doctor have history...
Capaldi describes it as "scary" and "jolly" - full interview HERE
Promo pics, synopsis and title reveal HERE
First official pic and casting details HERE

Started filming Sept 8 and finished on Oct 3.

Features creatures known as Dream Crabs/Sleepers. There's also a flashback scene.

Nick Frost and Peter Capaldi. Courtesy of BBC Pictures.

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