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Doctor Who: 2013 Christmas Special Title & Synopsis

The BBC have announced the title for the Christmas Special, Matt Smith’s final episode and Peter Capaldi’s first. The special itself will be titled The Time of the Doctor, completing the trilogy that began with The Name of the Doctor in May.

The BBC have also revealed a synopsis for The Time of the Doctor, which you can read below:

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.

The Time of the Doctor will air on Christmas Day on BBC One.