The Girl In The Fireplace
5 May 2006
Sophia Myles (Reinette), Ben Turner (King Louis), Jessica Atkins (Young Reinette), Angel Coulby (Katherine), Gareth Wyn Griffiths (Manservant), Paul Casey (Clockwork Man), Ellen Thomas (Clockwork Woman), Jonathan Hart, Emily Joyce (Alien Voices).
|Written by||Steven Moffat|
|Directed by||Euros Lyn|
|Produced by||Julie Garner and Phil Colinson|
In the court of Versailles the dignitary of France are running for their lives, chased by an unseen pursuer. In one of the court’s rooms King Louis XV warns his mistress Madame de Pompadour that they are under attack by inhuman creatures and must flee. However, his courtesan does not listen.
She points out the broken clock on the mantle before her and claims that soon a man will be visiting Versailles, a man who has watched over her entire life, the only other man she has ever loved. She turns to the fireplace and calls out to the man she claims promised to return and save her &ndash, The Doctor&hellip,