Here's your first look at the next Doctor Who Christmas special — and it's basically proof that Peter Capaldi can bring 1000 percent more razor-sharp menace to anything, even just a conversation with Santa Claus on the rooftop. Even just debating the merits of the tangerine at the bottom of the stocking.

Also, you have to love Capaldi's final rejoiner: "Happy Easter." That's telling him. And if you liked this clip, even overseas readers can donate to the Children in Need fundraiser for which it aired.