… And Natalie Gumede, Faye Marsay, Nathan Mcmullen and Michael Troughton will additionally join the Doctor (Peter Capaldi) and his buddy Clara Oswald (Jenna Coleman).
Production on 2014's Doctor Who Christmas scene has started, with an assemblage of British acting ability set to show up. The Christmas Special, a wafer of a highlight in the merry season's calendar, will air this Christmas on BBC One and guarantees to be an activity stuffed, unmissable experience.
Nick Frost, on-screen character and screenwriter, has featured in various hit film and TV parts, including Spaced, The World's End, Shaun of The Dead, Hot Fuzz, Cuban Fury and Paul, which he additionally composed.
Nick remarks: "I'm so excited to have been asked as a visitor in the Doctor Who Christmas Special, I'm such an true fan of the show. The read-through was exceptionally troublesome for me; I needed to continue stuffing my fingers into my ears and shout 'No spoilers!' Every day on set I've needed to quiet my interior fan-kid squeals!"
Michael Troughton (Breathless, The New Statesman), who has as of late come back to acting, will emulate his father's example by showing up in Doctor Who. His father, Patrick Troughton, played the second incarnation of the Doctor.
They will be joined by Natalie Gumede (Coronation Street, Ideal, Strictly Come Dancing), Faye Marsay (Pride, The White Queen, Fresh Meat) and Nathan Mcmullen (Misfits, Casualty).
Steven Moffat, lead essayist and official maker, says: "Ice at Christmas - it simply bodes well! I worked with Nick on the Tintin film numerous years back and its a true joy to bait him once more to TV for a ride on the TARDIS."
The Doctor Who Christmas Special will air on BBC One. Composed by Steven Moffat and controlled by Paul Wilmshurst (Strike Back, Combat Kids), it will be shot in Cardiff at BBC Wales Roath Lock Studio.