Christmas 2011 Time Confirmed

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The Radio Times has confirmed the UK day and time for the 2011 Christmas special, The Doctor, The Widow and The Wardrobe.

As expected, Doctor Who takes a prime spot in the BBC’s Christmas Day schedule. The festive will begin 7pm this year and will run for 60 minutes.

UPDATE: BBC America have now announced they will air it Christmas Day at 9/8c.

If you missed the synopsis:

It’s Christmas Eve, 1938, when Madge Arwell comes to the aid of an injured Spaceman Angel as she cycles home, in this year’s Doctor Who Christmas Special, starring Matt Smith as the Doctor.

He promises to repay her kindness – all she has to do is make a wish.

Three years later, a devastated Madge escapes war-torn London with her two children for a dilapidated house in Dorset. She is crippled with grief at the news her husband has been lost over the channel, but determined to give Lily and Cyril the best Christmas ever.

The Arwells are surprised to be greeted by a madcap caretaker whose mysterious Christmas gift leads them into a magical wintry world. Here, Madge will learn how to be braver than she ever thought possible. And that wishes can come true…