It has been announced that Jamie Payne, director of recent episode Hide, will direct the 2013 Christmas Special of Doctor Who.
The special will mark the final appearance and regeneration of Matt Smith’s Eleventh Doctor, and will possibly feature our first look at the Twelfth Doctor on screen. The special will last for sixty minutes, and will be penned by showrunner Steven Moffat.
The Special will film in July, and will air on BBC One this Christmas.
[Source: Blogtor Who]