Katherine Jenkins discusses Doctor Who role

Doctor Who: A Christmas CarolKatherine Jenkins has discussed her role in the forthcoming Doctor Who Christmas Special, A Christmas Carol.

 

Katherine JenkinsKatherine Jenkins has discussed her role in the forthcoming Doctor Who Christmas Special, A Christmas Carol. The actress guest-stars alongside Michael Gambon and series regulars Matt Smith, Karen Gillian and Arthur Darvill in this year’s Christmas Special which has been penned by Doctor Who’s new show-runner, Steven Moffat. Matt Smith has described the episode as the most “Christmassy” special to date and it’s been confirmed the special will be a take on the Charles Dickens novel of the same name.

 

“The story is very emotional which I hope is going to touch people. I play the part of Abigail, a young woman who has been frozen in an ice chamber. Needless to say I do get out of the chamber but viewers will have to wait and see what happens to my character.” – Katherine Jenkins

 

Katherine Jenkins is best known for her singing career and her role in Doctor Who represents her first acting job but she reveals that she does get to sing in the special.

 

“I do get to sing though which was nice and I had a really good laugh with Matt between takes. He kept mucking around and singing to me but you know people should hear his voice; I think he’s got a great bass voice!” – Katherine Jenkins

 

Doctor Who: A Christmas Carol will air on BBC One on Christmas Day at 6pm. The BBC released a special showreel yesterday which showcases there wide range of programming for the festive period which includes clips from Doctor Who as well as the revived Upstairs Downstairs and specials from Miranda, The Royle Family and Rock and Chips. You can view that showreel here >>