A Christmas Carol

Promotional shot from A Christmas Carol.

The Smith Boy’s first Christmas Special. How would it go?

While some people took him immediately to their hearts, and while Smith himself did good work in stories like The Eleventh hour, Vampires in Venice and the Angels double, many people approached his first Christmas Special with a degree of trepidation.

Could the new boy really anchor Christmas? The Special had become such a particularly Tennant –flavoured part of Christmas that it would be difficult to break the mould.

As we gallop to the point of being halfway out of the dark, and to experiencing Peter Capaldi’s first Christmas Special, Tony looked back at the first Matt Smith Christmas extravaganza – A Christmas Carol.


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