December 1, 2011
Doctor Who Takes a Trip to Narnia!
'The Doctor, The Widow, and The Wardrobe' to air on Christmas Day on the BBC
My former colleague Trevor Persaud, a Doctor Who geek (read his commentary on the show's spiritual imagery) tells me that the sci-fi cult classic, known for its inventive Christmas specials, is taking quite the yuletide trip this year: To Narnia!
Geeks of Doom confirms what had been rumored for some time: That the BBC's show will take its characters through a "wardrobe" of sorts and into the land that C. S. Lewis built for its annual Christmas special, this year titled, "Doctor Who: The Doctor, The Widow, and The Wardrobe." The BBC describes the show's plot like this:
Evacuated to a house in Dorset from war-torn London, Madge Arwell and her two children, Lily and Cyril, are greeted by a madcap caretaker whose mysterious Christmas gift leads them into a magical wintry world.
Here's the trailer: