The Next Doctor Press Launch

This years' Doctor Who Christmas Special, The Next Doctor, had it's press launch today.
Unfortunately due to the fact that he still recovering from his operation David was unable to attend, however Russell T Davies said he was confident that David will be fit enough to return to filming for the show on 19th January.
He said "We will be very careful with him. The problem has been fixed but I don't think we'll be swinging him on a wire on his first day back."
He also confirmed that the first of next years specials will be filmed abroad saying:
"It's going to be quite exotic, I can't tell you where, but we've got four days filming abroad, to give it a bit of size and a new feel to it."
Russell said each special would feature a different companion and that he would write David's two final stories as the Doctor which will be broadcast "toward the end of next year". Adding "The big climax is mine, all mine."