The teaser for this year's Doctor Who Christmas Special, which showrunner Steven Moffat has described as "the most Christmassy Christmas special", was just posted on YouTube. Being a teaser, there's not much here, but there is some nice imagery, and with a four month wait for a new episode, I'll take what I can get. Not much has been revealed regarding the special beyond a single image (below), a concept drawing of a redesigned Yeti that emerged in June that is rumored to make an appearance, and a quote from Moffat:
Oh, we're going for broke with this one. It's all your favorite Christmas movies at once, in an hour, with monsters. And the Doctor. And a honeymoon. And ... oh, you'll see. I've honestly never been so excited about writing anything. I was laughing madly as I typed along to Christmas songs in April. My neighbors loved it so much they all moved away and set up a website demanding my execution. But I'm fairly sure they did it ironically!
And here's the trailer:
Well... as a commenter pointed out to me in the comments below, it turns out this was actually a pretty well done fan trailer! I thought some of the shots were kind of familiar, but there was enough new material that I fell for it. Still a pretty nice piece of work, and we have a long wait until Christmas anyway, so this was a nice bone to have tossed our way in the meantime, even though it's not an official bone. This was the work of dwcast25, and below is a second video that shows what images were used and the types of manipulation done to them set to Murray Gold's nice Series 5 "running up and down the corridors" theme.