Watch Santa Claus Arrive in Creepy 'Doctor Who' Christmas Special Promo

Nick Frost plays the gift-giver
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Santa Claus isn't looking too jolly in the first promo for Doctor Who's forthcoming Christmas special

The trailer features Nick Frost as St. Nick, although he definitely doesn't have a smile on his face. Maybe that's because the clip also includes some creatures that are far more frightening than elves.

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"It's Christmas, the North Pole," the Time Lord (Peter Capaldi) exclaims. "Who you gonna call?"

Michael Troughton, Natalie Gumede, Faye Marsay and Nathan McMullen guest star. The episode was written by Emmy-winning Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat

The special is set to air on BBC America on a date that has not yet been announced. 

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