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More pictures have been released from the Doctor Who Christmas special. An exclusive prequel minisode and trailer for the special - which will be called 'The Snowmen' - was aired as part of last night's BBC Children in Need. The episode will introduce Jenna-Louise Coleman as The Doctor's new companion Clara. Other images released include Richard E Grant as the villainous Doctor Simeon and familiar characters Vastra, Strax and Jenny, who are there to support The Doctor in his latest adventure. Writer and executive producer Steven Moffat teased details of the new episode in a chat for the BBC Doctor Who blog. He said: "The Doctor at Christmas is one of my favourite things - but this year it's different. He's lost Amy and Rory to the Weeping Angels, and he's not in a good place: in fact, he's Scrooge. "He's (more) »


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