Matt Lucas will “probably ruin the show for you” in behind the scenes peek at Doctor Who Christmas special

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For Doctor Who fans, it’s been a long old year. Bereft of a series this autumn, it falls to the Christmas special to provide some light at the end of 2016’s dark tunnel. And Matt Lucas is on board to lend a helping hand…

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The Little Britain star returns to the Tardis for a festive instalment, reprising his role as Nardole alongside Peter Capaldi’s Doctor, ahead of Pearl Mackie’s start as new companion Bill next spring. 

The episode was filmed earlier this year, and – luckily for us – Lucas smuggled a camera onto set, recording a behind-the-scenes peek for fans that even includes the Doctor himself. 

And while the scenes being filmed are set in a spaceship, the footage Lucas captured shows the less glamorous side to working on a hit TV show – plenty of scaffolding, chairs, wiring and blokes standing around with clipboards.

In the words of Nardole himself, “I’ve probably ruined the show for you forever”…

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