Here at RadioTimes.com, we love Christmas and (as you may have guessed by some of our TV coverage) we REALLY love Doctor Who. So we thought that for this most special time of year (you know, when there’s an extra episode on) we’d compose our very own Doctor Who Christmas carol, bringing the spirit of the holidays to everyone’s favourite Time Lord.
You can check out the lyrics below, and on case you hadn’t guessed from the article title it’s set to the tune of the 12 days of Christmas. Sadly, this year is the very LAST time we’ll be able to put this story out (originally written in 2015) thanks to the arrival of Thirteenth Doctor Jodie Whittaker, so let’s get together and enjoy it one last time.
Once you’ve read through, why not set off the instrumental music at the bottom of the article and sing through all twelve verses as it was meant to be sung – it’s sure to get you on Santa’s “nice” list.
With a one, and a two…
On the Twelfth Day of Christmas, the Doctor sent to me…
Twelve Time Lords leaping
Eleven Billies Piping
Ten Masters drumming
Nine Daleks dancing
Eight Sontarans fighting
Seven sonics screwing
(Settle down at the back there).
Six Angels Weeping
FIVE AKHATEN RINNNNGGGSSS
Four Singing Ood
Two Doctor 10s
And a TARDIS in a pear tree!
All together now…
And, incidentally, a happy Christmas to all of you at home!
Doctor Who: Twice Upon a Time airs on BBC1 on Christmas Day (Monday 25th December) at 5.30pm