BBC and BBC America have released a number of photos for Doctor Who’s 2016 Christmas Special.

View them at your own risk.  

More than a few details about the Xmas special will become very obvious once you check out all our Xmas 2016 Galleries.

You have been warned.

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Doctor Who – Xmas Special 2106

Every intrepid reporter needs a best friend hanging around to pick up the pieces or is it hold the baby.  Grant as played by Justin Chatwin is the reliable boring guy.  Or is there more to him that just a pair of black horn rimmed glasses?  What’s his secret? Could he have more than one?

Doctor Who Xmas Special 2016 - Matt Lucas as Nardole and Justin Chatwin as Grant - BBC - Photo: Simon Ridgway
Doctor Who Xmas Special 2016 – Matt Lucas as Nardole and Justin Chatwin as Grant – BBC – Photo: Simon Ridgway
Doctor Who Xmas Special 2016 - Justin Chatwin as Grant - BBC - Photo: Simon Ridgway
Doctor Who Xmas Special 2016 – Justin Chatwin as Grant – BBC – Photo: Simon Ridgway
Doctor Who Xmas Special 2016 - Justin Chatwin as Grant and Charity Wakefield as Lucy - BBC - Photo: Simon Ridgway
Doctor Who Xmas Special 2016 – Justin Chatwin as Grant and Charity Wakefield as Lucy – BBC – Photo: Simon Ridgway
Doctor Who Xmas Special 2016 - Charity Wakefield as Lucy - BBC - Photo: Simon Ridgway
Doctor Who Xmas Special 2016 – Charity Wakefield as Lucy – BBC – Photo: Simon Ridgway
Doctor Who Xmas Special 2016 - Justin Chatwin as Grant and ..... - BBC - Photo: Simon Ridgway
Doctor Who Xmas Special 2016 – Justin Chatwin as Grant and ….. – BBC – Photo: Simon Ridgway
Doctor Who Xmas Special 2016 - Peter Capaldi as the Doctor and Justin Chatwin as Grant - BBC - Photo: Simon Ridgway
Doctor Who Xmas Special 2016 – Peter Capaldi as the Doctor and Justin Chatwin as Grant – BBC – Photo: Simon Ridgway
Picture shows:Doctor Who Xmas Special 2016 - Peter Capaldi as the Doctor and Logan Hoffman as Young Grant - BBC - Photo: Simon Ridgway
Picture shows:Doctor Who Xmas Special 2016 – Peter Capaldi as the Doctor and Logan Hoffman as Young Grant – BBC – Photo: Simon Ridgway
Picture shows:Doctor Who Xmas Special 2016 - Peter Capaldi as the Doctor and Justin Chatwin as Grant - BBC - Photo: Simon Ridgway
Picture shows:Doctor Who Xmas Special 2016 – Peter Capaldi as the Doctor and Logan Hoffman as Young Grant – BBC – Photo: Simon Ridgway
Picture shows:Doctor Who Xmas Special 2016 - Peter Capaldi as the Doctor and Logan Hoffman as Young Grant - BBC - Photo: Simon Ridgway
Picture shows:Doctor Who Xmas Special 2016 – Peter Capaldi as the Doctor and Logan Hoffman as Young Grant – BBC – Photo: Simon Ridgway
Synopsis

In this year’s Xmas special, The Doctor join forces with a masked Superhero for an epic New York adventure.

With brain-swapping aliens poised to attack, the Doctor and Nardole link up with an investigative reporter and a mysterious figure known only as The Ghost. Can the Doctor save Manhattan? And what will be revealed when we see behind the mask?

‘The Return of Doctor Mysterio’ stars Peter Capaldi as the Twelfth Doctor, Matt Lucas returns as Nardole, Justin Chatwin is superhero Grant, Charity Wakefield plays newspaper reporter Lucy, Tomiwa Edun is Mr. Brock, Aleksandar Jovanovic plays Dr. Sim and Logan Huffman joins the cast.

The special is written by Steven Moffat, Executive Produced by Brian Minchin, Produced by Peter Bennett and Directed by Ed Bazalgette (Poldark). It was shot in Cardiff at BBC Wales Roath Lock Studios.

Catch it on Christmas Day on BBC One at 5:45pm and on BBC America at 8/9c.

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