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Doctor Who Christmas Special Prequel For Children In Need

There’s a little bit of extra Doctor Who to come before the Christmas s pecial 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: