Doctor Who Christmas Special Prequel For Children In Need

There’s a little bit of extra Doctor Who to come before the Christmas special as once again the Time Lord becomes a key part of the BBC’s Children In Need charity evening.

This year Children In Need will take place on Friday 16 November. According to the BBC, “Doctor Who, featuring Matt Smith, will also bring viewers an extra special ‘prequel’ to its Christmas special, with a bespoke storyline made for Children In Need, and an exclusive preview trailer of the Christmas special including the first glimpse of the Doctor with his new companion.”

• Watch Matt Smith mime a spoiler for the Christmas special

Here was last year’s Doctor Who contribution to Children In Need – a striptease that raised £50,000: