Friday, June 22, 2012

Doctor Who - Series 7 Rumour/Sad News

Aka, to be taken with an extreme pinch of salt because chances are this is either a) complete rubbish or b) kind of true but not entirely, so here goes already ...

'Doctor Who' is reportedly going to shake things up with a lesbian storyline when Madame Vastra falls for the Doctor's new sidekick, played by Jenna-Louise Coleman.

Madama Vastra - a lizard-like Silurian alien with a penchant for women - will reportedly fall for the Doctor's new sidekick Clara, played by Jenna-Louise Coleman, on the popular BBC One programme. A source told the Daily Star newspaper: ''Steven Moffat loves to shake up the show. What better way than a lesbian storyline?''

Head writer and executive producer Steven was inundated with requests to bring back the likeable Madame Vastra, who first appeared in 2011.

The cheeky character, who was shown sharing a house in Victorian London with her girlfriend Jenny, helped the Time Lord rescue Amy Pond and her baby Melody and was a real hit with the sci-fi show's fans. 'Emmerdale' actress Jenna-Louise, 26, is taking over from Karen Gillan and joining Matt Smith, 29, as the Doctor's latest sexy sidekick. Matt confessed: ''Jenna brings a really different energy to the show - one which I think is very interesting.''

Personal Opinion: Personally I would love if Clara was a gay character because from my point of view, we're due a gay female companion but I can't help but think that between Neve McIntosh recently joining Twitter and Moffat joking about her joining the mammals (she was at that convention last week with Matt) and most sites discussing Clara's sexuality (due to not knowing anything about it), that this might be rubbish. Currently being filmed though is one of Gatiss's episodes which supposedly features a submarine. He's also rumoured to be scribing a Victorian Silurian adventure for Series 7 too, so that's probably where else this latest rumour has surfaced.

What does everyone else think?

Also in sadder news, actress Caroline John who played Third Doctor companion, Dr Liz Shaw sadly passed away on June 5th. The news of her death was confirmed yesterday online. It's awful that in less than eighteen months we've lost three Classic Series actors and naturally, my thoughts go out to her family and friends at this difficult time.

Series 7 Rumour:
Caroline John:

Doctor Who returns to BBC1 in the Autumn.

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