Watch an exclusive jaw-dropper prequel to the 2011 Christmas Special, written by Steven Moffat and starring Matt Smith. , DOCTOR WHO: THE DOCTOR, THE WIDOW AND THE WARDROBE *** premieres this Christmas, Sunday Dec 25 at 9/8c only on BBC America. ***
In DOCTOR WHO: THE DOCTOR, THE WIDOW AND THE WARDROBE, it's Christmas Eve, 1938, when Madge Arwell comes to the aid of an injured Spaceman Angel as she cycles home. 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...
Starring: Matt Smith and Claire Skinner. Executive Producers: Steven Moffat, Piers Wenger and Caroline Skinner