Following the terrifying demise of Amy and Rory at the end of Series Seven, Part One, eleventh Doctor (Matt Smith) is joined by a new companion, Clara Oswin (Jenna-Louse Coleman). It's Christmas Eve 1892 and the falling snow is the stuff of fairy-tales. When the fairy-tale becomes a nightmare and a chilling menace threatens Earth, an unorthodox young governess, Clara, calls on the Doctor for help. But the Doctor is in mourning, reclusive and determined not to engage in the problems of the universe. As old friends return, the Doctor must choose whether to really abandon humankind or fight to save the world - and Christmas - from the icy clutches of this mysterious menace. Thus begins a whole new set of adventures sure to terrify and amaze the many fans of this Sci Fi phenomenon.