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‘Doctor Who’: Matt Smith’s Christmas specials boxset announced

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BBC Worldwide has confirmed details for the release of Matt Smith’s final Doctor Who episode, ‘The Time of the Doctor’.

‘The Time of Doctor & other Eleventh Doctor Christmas Specials’ will be available from Monday 20 January on DVD and Blu-ray.

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The boxset contains ‘The Time of the Doctor’, ‘The Snowmen’, ‘The Doctor, the Widow and the Wardrobe’ and ‘A Christmas Carol’.

Extras will include:

» ‘Behind the Scenes of The Time of the Doctor’
It’s Christmas! A time for peace and goodwill to all. But hang on, it’s Doctor Who, surely it can’t be that simple? We take a peek behind the lens on this cracker of a Christmas special. The tinsel is out at the Oswald’s and we meet a familiar enemy in a new form. The Doctor comes face to face with the enigmatic Tasha Lem and makes a new friend. With Matt Smith, Orla Brady, Jenna Coleman, Steven Moffat, Danny Hargreaves, Jack Hollington, Sheila Reid, James Buller and Elizabeth Rider.

» ‘Farewell to Matt Smith’
Narrated by Alex Kingston (River Song), this compelling special looks back at Matt Smith’s extraordinary tenure as the Eleventh Doctor, featuring highlights from the show and copious interview footage with Matt, his cast-mates, writers, producers, guest stars and celebrity Doctor Who fans.

» ‘Tales from the TARDIS’
A look back at the full, 50-year history of this iconic series. Eleventh Doctor Matt Smith and past Doctors David Tennant, Sylvester McCoy, Colin Baker, Peter Davison and Tom Baker tell what it was like to be the Doctor, how they got the job and how it changed their lives. With companions Jenna Coleman, Karen Gillan, Arthur Darvill, and more, this truly insightful special offers a unique insight into the world’s longest running sci-fi series.

‘The Time Of The Doctor’ airs at 7.30pm on Wednesday 25 December on BBC One.

> Find out everything we know so far about the Christmas special in our news summary.

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