On-set reporter and photographer Ryan Farrell has confirmed many fans’ hopes that samurai-sword-wielding Silurian ally to The Doctor – Madame Vastra – will return to our screens in the second episode of Series 7 to be written by Mark Gatiss.
Last night, Farrell tweeted: “For people who are asking, Madame Vastra is back as well, but she wasn't [on set] today.”
The episode – title rumoured as ‘The Crimson Horror’ – is set in a small village in Yorkshire, during the Industrial Age of Queen Victoria’s reign; the home-time of Vastra and her lover/fighter Jenny.
‘The Crimson Horror’ (title subject to change) also stars mother and daughter actresses Dame Diana Rigg (as Mrs Gillyflower – above, right) and Rachael Stirling, as well as Catrin Stewart as Jenny (above, left).
- DWF - Catrin Stewart returns as Jenny? (2nd July 2012, 6:35PM)
- DWF - Diana Rigg & Rachael Stirling in Series 7 (2nd July 2012, 12:34PM)
With thanks to Ryan Farrell.
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