We’ve had news that this year’s Christmas Special, The Time of the Doctor, will be released on a boxset with other Matt Smith specials in the UK this January – but details of the special’s standalone North American release have been released.
The special features for the release, which unlike the UK will only contain The Time of the Doctor, are as follows:
The Time of the Doctor – Behind the Lens
t’s Christmas! A time for peace and goodwill to all. But hang on, its Doctor Who, surely it can’t be that simple? We take a peek behind the lens on this cracker of a Christmas special. The tinsel is out at the Oswald’s and we meet a familiar enemy in a new form. The Doctor comes face to face with the enigmatic Tasha Lem and makes a new friend. With Matt Smith, Orla Brady, Jenna Coleman, Steven Moffat, Danny Hargreaves, Jack Hollington, Sheila Reid, James Buller and Elizabeth Rider.
Farewell to Matt Smith
Narrated by Alex Kingston (River Song), This compelling, hour-long special looks back at Matt Smith’s extraordinary tenure as the Eleventh Doctor, featuring highlights from the show and copious interview footage with Matt, his cast-mates, writers, producers, guest stars and celebrity Doctor Who fans.
Tales from the TARDIS
A look back at the full, 50-year history of this iconic series. Eleventh Doctor Matt Smith and past Doctors David Tennant, Sylvester McCoy, Colin Baker, Peter Davison and Tom Baker tell what it was like to be the Doctor, how they got the job and how it changed their lives. With companions Jenna Coleman, Karen Gillan, Arthur Darvill, and more, this truly insightful special offers a unique insight into the world’s longest running sci-fi series.
The Time of the Doctor will be released in Region 1 on 4th March 2014, and will be released in the UK (Region 2) on 13th January.
[Source: Doctor Who TV]