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BBC Confirms Doctor Who Christmas Special For 2016

Curious to find out if Doctor Who will be back this year with a Christmas special? well fret no more as BBC has confirmed that it will be. See below for more exciting details.
Doctor Who Christmas Special For 2016

**UPDATE**
Captain Jack Harkeness is set to come back in this years Christmas 2016 special. John Barrowman who played the much loved character in the series took to Facebook and made a video after a Cardiff book signing, the actor said: “I will be back in Cardiff in about a week and a half.

“But I’m not telling you what for…sssh!”

Hopefully this will mean Captain Jack is back for the Xmas special 2016 and for the 2017 series.

Getting withdrawal symptoms from lack of Daleks on your screen’s – we know we are, then you’ll be pleased to know that Doctor Who will be back on our television this festive season.

Confirming that this will be the ONLY episode to air this year the BBC also took the opportunity to reveal Pearl Mackie will be the Doctor’s new sidekick.

Making her debut on the Christmas special as Bill the straight talking Londoner, she will join Capaldi on the next adventure.

Dates and times of the Xmas episode have yet to be confirmed, once they have we will put all details here first so you can add to your TV planner!

Catch up with the last Christmas episode here and buy series 9 here.

UPDATE – 25th May,2016

BBC teases us with this trailer.

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This Christmas the Doctor reunites with an old friend.

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