Christmas Eve, 1892, and the falling snow is the stuff of fairytales. When the fairytale 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, will the Doctor really abandon humankind, or will he fight to save the world and Christmas from the icy clutches of this mysterious menace?
A few weeks ago we let you know
that Doctor Who - The 7th Series, Part 2
is coming to DVD and Blu-ray Disc on May 28th
, and that among the contents of this title will be the 2012 Christmas Special, "The Snowmen," which formally introduces new companion Clara Oswald (Jenna-Louise Coleman). Now BBC Home Entertainment has announced that they will also sell that special separately, with their DVD ($14.98 SRP) and Blu-ray ($19.98 SRP) releases of Doctor Who - The Snowmen
. This title will drift into stores on the same street date, May 28th
. The bonus material found on this apparently will also be on the 7th Series, Part 2
release: Clara's White Christmas: Behind the Scenes of "The Snowmen"; Vastra Investigates: Prequel to "The Snowmen"; The Great Detective: Prequel to "The Snowmen." Here's the packaging: