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December 10th, 2011 151 comments

The Doctor, the Widow and the Wardrobe DVD

The Doctor, the Widow and the Wardrobe DVD

Listed by Amazon for release on January 16th 2012.

It’s Christmas Eve, 1938, when Madge Arwell comes to the aid of an injured Spaceman Angel as she cycles home, in this year’s Doctor Who Christmas Special, starring Matt Smith as the Doctor.

Includes over 2 hours of extras including the prequel and 3 “best of Doctor Who” features.

Categorised under: Doctor Who DVDs, DVD


  • trustmeimthedr

    January 4th, 2013 - 1:54pm

    Boo boo Are they going to release the snowmen on dvd?

  • doctorwhoaddict

    February 5th, 2012 - 6:54pm

    was there a confidential ❓

    • King of the Tenza

      February 5th, 2012 - 6:55pm

      I think so…

    • doctorwhoaddict

      February 6th, 2012 - 7:07pm

      well i could not see it

    • Bow tie of Doom (Mood fit woo eb)

      February 11th, 2012 - 7:20pm

      No confidential I’m afraid.
      There was only about 10 minutes of footage since they were halfway through filming when confidential was axed. Some of that footage is now on the Doctor Who website though. 🙂

    • McGann is the Doctor

      April 17th, 2012 - 3:25pm

      Seriously ? Where can I see it I want to see it what thing do I click on ?

  • The Wooden Prince (Previously Admiral Icktheus)

    January 16th, 2012 - 6:15pm

    Got it today from ASDA for £9 along with the U.N.I.T Files DVD boxset. Can’t wait to watch them!
    I’ll be going to ASDA next Monday hopefully to get Sherlock series two and maybe The Sensorites.

    • McGann is the Doctor

      March 30th, 2012 - 8:20am

      The Sensorites and Invasion of the Dinosaurs are not so good episodes, get the Face of Evil instead of the Sensorites, THEN you will be much better off. 😉

    • gordon

      March 30th, 2012 - 8:59am

      Nothing wrong with invasion of the dinosaurs. Its a great story just the dinosaurs are rubbish.Its also got some good extras. The sensorites story is a bit of a drag but the restoration of it is fantastic plus the extra serching for peter is great and is worth the price of the dvd alone. I know people rave about Face of evil but im not that big on it. Its a decent story but i always thought it draggged on

  • Dalek Jake

    January 16th, 2012 - 6:00pm

    My Mum just got me this from ASDA. 🙂

    • King of the Sontarans

      January 16th, 2012 - 6:11pm

      How are the special features??

  • Handbot Scott

    January 15th, 2012 - 9:30am

    got this yesterday!

  • the astronaut of death

    January 10th, 2012 - 8:32am

    i am getting this for my birthday

  • McGann is the Doctor.

    January 9th, 2012 - 1:03pm

    The story didn’t really click with me. The plot didn’t, it felt too forced, liek DW was trying to be something other than itself on Christmas day.


    And where does one purchase a fantastical gateway to another world ? How did the Doctor get ahold of that ! You don’t just pull one of them out of your tardis, do you ? ❗

  • Generation

    December 25th, 2011 - 8:05pm

    The doctor diden’t regenerate, might not be the last episode someone even said that there’s another specail with Matt Smith(Doctor)

    But it is weird all doctors regenerate at Christmas, and forget the best day of the year as it’s suppost to be.

    • Generation

      December 25th, 2011 - 8:06pm

      I made some mistakes, Special, Wierd.

    • gordon

      December 26th, 2011 - 2:59am

      None of the doctors regenerate at christmas 1st was july. 2nd was forced to change in june 3rd was june 4th and 5th was march 6th was september. 7th was may (or december 31 if you are following the story date) 8th? 9th was june 10th was 1st of january

  • hayden7257

    December 22nd, 2011 - 8:44pm

    what if it was out now! we could watch it before it was even on telly. 😆

    • Admiral Icktheus

      December 23rd, 2011 - 12:56pm

      Some people saw it last week at the press screening 🙂

  • thedoctorwillseeyounow

    December 22nd, 2011 - 9:25am

    Bring out an Xmas Boxset: 2005 – 2011 may be two big to put on DVD but you could do a Matt Smith Christmas Gift Set including A CHRISTMAS CAROL AND THE DOCTOR, THE WIDOW AND THE WARDROBE! David Tennant Christmas Gift Set including; A CHRISTMAS INVASION, THE RUNAWAY BRIDE, VOYAGE OF THE DAMNED, THE NEXT DOCTOR AND THE END OF TIME PARTS 1 & 2.

    • Admiral Icktheus

      December 22nd, 2011 - 6:53pm

      If that were to happen it would most likely be released around next October in time for Christmas 2012 (feels weird saying that cause this years isn’t even over yet!!) but I think it would be better to include all the Christmas specials without seperate ones for the two different Doctors. 😀

  • the doctor

    December 18th, 2011 - 11:22pm

    i cant wait to watch the doctor the widow the wardrobe
    and i cant wait to get this

    • McGann is still the Doctor.

      December 19th, 2011 - 1:43pm

      Will it dissapoint , or will it be amazing, like a Christmas Carol ? ❓ 😉

    • Merchandise man

      December 19th, 2011 - 2:31pm

      I’m doing it on my 3 ds it is awesome brilliant 🙂

    • the doctor

      December 19th, 2011 - 2:38pm

      mcgann is still the doctor i will anmser your question. it will be amazing like a christmas carol

    • hayden7257

      December 22nd, 2011 - 8:46pm

      doctor who crimbo specials are starting to act like fairy tales. 🙄

  • the doctor

    December 16th, 2011 - 7:50am

    i am looking forward to the rory figure ❗

    • McGann is the Actor.

      December 16th, 2011 - 12:16pm

      I’m looking forward to whatever NEW Series 6 figures Character Options might release in the future.

      They’d better start making that Doctor in Longcoat, and red bowtie !! 😀

      And the Minotaur ! From God Coplex, 🙂

    • anthony

      December 16th, 2011 - 8:19pm

      you said it mate 2 right they better make more s 6 how can they

    • anthony

      December 16th, 2011 - 8:22pm

      they should make as uve just said and kovairian and gamma girl and river song melody pond [ mels] rory ovious and craig and gibs and handbot rory amy mpossible astro ps on jan next year im gonna when i open my amy pond ploice out fit cos i have an xmas set for xmas so that means i will use keep the top of her ploice uniform and use rose tylers legs series 3 or gwens legs and pint the top red with white lines across and down wards

    • the doctor

      December 18th, 2011 - 11:26pm

      hey you copied my name im the doctor not you

  • the doctor

    December 16th, 2011 - 7:48am

    i have just heard on newsround amy and rory are leaving in a heartbreaking episode later in series 7 🙁

    • Anonymous

      December 16th, 2011 - 12:09pm

      I hear there’s plans for Amy to be written out, it’s been a great time with her as companion, the character was great with Matt Smith’s Doctor, but time is run out for her. 🙁

    • anthony

      December 16th, 2011 - 8:18pm

      i am so upset and anoyed i loved amy i dnt want her to go why do they want to ditch her out of it for im upset i loved her in series 5 and 6 are they t the longest companions running ? im upset

    • the doctor

      December 18th, 2011 - 11:28pm

      ive heard about this
      on newsround,CBBC

  • Dalek Supreme

    December 15th, 2011 - 4:17pm

    10 Days till Christmas!!
    Wow Night Terrors was 103 days ago!!!!

  • The Georgia-Doctor

    December 13th, 2011 - 9:31pm


    i have got the 2007,2008,2009 and the 2010 christmas special so i really need to get this one!!!!!!

    • Adam

      December 16th, 2011 - 7:52pm

      I have all apart from 2010

    • anthony

      December 16th, 2011 - 8:17pm

      im gettin series 5 and 6 cant wait is it good o yeh u said but i m gonnaget hgem this xmas and this cant wait u

    • the doctor

      December 18th, 2011 - 11:24pm

      ive got 2007,2008,2009,2010 christmas special on dvd and i want to get this one!

    • Handbot Scott

      January 10th, 2012 - 7:59am

      I’ve got all of them

  • the astronaut of death

    December 13th, 2011 - 8:27pm

    i am so getting this i have also have a christmas carol [the last christmas special]

  • dr 11

    December 12th, 2011 - 9:35pm

    Im only ten I still watch it I’ve been watching it scince I was four 😆 ” .” 🙂

    • Owen

      December 12th, 2011 - 9:56pm

      Im 10 too and i watched it since i was 5 🙂

      but my first episode was tooth and claw
      but i got the first chris episode for xmas 2006

    • StetsonsAreCool

      December 13th, 2011 - 12:37pm

      My first episode I saw was Rose, and I was 5. Now I’m 11.

    • McGann is the Doctor.

      December 13th, 2011 - 3:37pm

      When I first saw Dr Who (properly) it was the start of the New Series, with Christopher Eccleston.

      This was in 2005, and I at first, thought it was a reboot, rather than a continuation of the Classic series !! 😆

      I would have been in p6 at the time.

    • doctor 2011

      December 13th, 2011 - 6:16pm

      im 13 my first ep was also tooth and claw my first classic the 5 doctors i hav watched it since i was 5 too

    • anthony

      December 13th, 2011 - 6:47pm

      ha me 2 i started watching it in 2005 and im 11 12 on jan 14th 2012 ccant wait gonna by this as i got well gettin 30 quid what should i get im aiming for the series 5 and 6 and series 5 and 6 soundtracks cos i love matt hes mint i did like tennant but matts grew all over me so i like him best hes my do 11 is cool

    • CallumEales

      December 13th, 2011 - 9:09pm

      i started waching when i heard i was coming back 18 now

    • dalekboy14

      December 17th, 2011 - 9:18pm

      my first episode was revenge of the cybermen

    • Admiral Icktheus

      December 19th, 2011 - 12:41pm

      My first episode was The Doctor Dances

    • Dalek Jake

      January 10th, 2012 - 8:17am

      My first episode was Rise Of The Cybermen. I’m 15 now and still watch it and always will.

  • dr 11

    December 12th, 2011 - 9:30pm

    That looks terribly boring 😡

    • McGann is the Doctor.

      December 13th, 2011 - 3:39pm

      You have to recognise it’s sense of fun, the image shwos the Doctor presenting his gift to them, it’s exciting in that way ! “What a wonderful wacky christmas together !” That kind of feeling. 😀

    • Merchandise man

      December 19th, 2011 - 2:26pm

      Still it doesn’t look good at all

  • Sammywho01

    December 12th, 2011 - 7:14pm

    Why Is Everybody Saying That It Looks Scary Because Its A 12,Its Not Even Guaranteed That It Is A 12.Im Confused!

  • Lewis

    December 12th, 2011 - 4:25pm

    I love how the christmas tree morphs into the DW

    • StetsonsAreCool

      December 12th, 2011 - 5:51pm

      Your right, that is nice.

    • Sammywho01

      December 12th, 2011 - 7:16pm

      Im Looking At It And I Dont Think The BBC Meant To Put It ThereAnd I Dont Like It Anyway.

  • anthony

    December 12th, 2011 - 4:21pm

    can i please have some help u no the new updated youtbe i keep having problems it keeps saying if player or this advert continues or somet like that it pops up so i click yes then it stops then when i wanna scroll down the screen goes white then it pops up agian then i just keep anoying me 3 days now hat cuauseing it to happen is the it the new flash or help please i no its u no the doctor who vids on youtbe like figure adventures and music i just keep having this problem

    • anthony

      December 12th, 2011 - 4:34pm

      i cant wait to see this on xmas day and thankfully ill be openin all series 6 and 3 series 5 by that amelia pond s6 wave 1 a and river sing and the pand orrr not to menshion the prop make ure own or the dvd boxsets 5 and 6 yes cant wait

  • Adam Waller

    December 12th, 2011 - 3:53pm


    my schooll play today at 7.00 wish me luke


      December 12th, 2011 - 4:03pm

      Good luck!

    • Admiral Icktheus

      December 12th, 2011 - 4:12pm

      Good Luck!!!!!!!! 🙂

    • Adam Waller

      December 12th, 2011 - 9:16pm

      thanks it whent really well

  • TommyGiffen

    December 12th, 2011 - 9:03am

    I can’t wait to get this!

    • McGann is the Doctor.

      December 12th, 2011 - 9:49am

      Too bad, it’s not out for another month. 😆

    • the astronaut of death

      December 12th, 2011 - 3:40pm

      well my birth day is in febuary so i can get it then

  • Doctor’s Little Companion

    December 11th, 2011 - 9:30pm


    • dalekboy14

      December 12th, 2011 - 4:27pm

      so am i

    • Commander Strax

      December 13th, 2011 - 5:17pm


  • ross campbell

    December 11th, 2011 - 7:39pm

    i nearly fainted when i heard my mums reaction to the trailer that was shown on CIN she said she is looking forward 2 it and David Tennant is her fave.

  • the doctor

    December 11th, 2011 - 1:43pm

    I Hope that the episode is 1 Hour 15 minutes like voyage of the dammed!

    • doctorwhofan27

      December 11th, 2011 - 2:05pm

      If it is I hope bbc america doesn’t shorten it on premiere.

    • Admiral Icktheus

      December 11th, 2011 - 3:06pm

      the special is an hour long

  • 11matt

    December 11th, 2011 - 12:41pm

    want this


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