The BBC has announced that the title of this year’s Doctor Who Christmas Special will be The Time of the Doctor. The special marks the final appearance of Matt Smith in the role and the debut of the incoming Doctor, Peter Capaldi.
Here is the synopsis for the episode:
Orbiting a quiet backwater planet, the massed forces of the universe’s deadliest species gather, drawn to a mysterious message that echoes out to the stars – and amongst them, the Doctor. Rescuing Clara from a family Christmas dinner, the Time Lord and his best friend must learn what this enigmatic signal means for his own fate and that of the universe.