Prelude to Doctor Who Christmas Special arrives

Matt Smith as the Doctor and Holly Earl as Lily in Doctor Who: The Doctor, The Witch and the Wardrobe

The Doctor Who Christmas Special will tackle C.S. Lewis this year in an episode called The Doctor, the Witch and the Wardrobe. With the episode due out in a few weeks, the BBC has released a short prequel to the episode with the Doctor in a bit of a sticky situation.

Synopsis: Evacuated to a house in Dorset from war-torn London, Madge Arwell and her two children, Lily and Cyril, are greeted by a madcap caretaker whose mysterious Christmas gift leads them into a magical wintry world…

Yes, this is television news, but it’s also The Doctor. ‘Nuff said.