He manages to active it and as he returns to the ship he asks Reinette to wish him luck. Analysing the sound, he determines it is too big to be another clock. He warns her to stay still and crouches down to investigate further. Now alone Rose and Mickey decide to waver the Doctor’s orders. And could even, whisper it, David Tennant be involved too? Having greeted Reinette he tries to interrogate the monster, but discovers it will only answer to Reinette. LOUIS: … The serial was originally broadcast in 2006, as part of the sci-fi show’s second series, and followed the Tenth Doctor (David Tennant) as he encountered French socialist Madame DePompadour (Sophia Myles) at various points in her life. Former Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat is re-visiting his iconic series 2 story The Girl In The Fireplace with a prequel. Having anticipated the Doctor’s intervention the droids have sealed the portal shut. Former Doctor Who boss Steven Moffat has revealed he’s penned a prequel to the iconic, fan-favourite episode The Girl In The Fireplace. The other droids reactivate and teleport away to join their counterpart. Five fears in Doctor Who Wednesday 12 February 2020. Ended: 22 Dec, 2020 18:42:49 AEDST. Romance on the Set: David Tennant and Sophia Myles began dating soon after filming this episode. She asks him to confirm her suspicions – that he came to save her knowing he would have to trap himself in a world that wasn’t his own. It stands up and the Doctor follows. During his research, Davies became fascinated by Madame de Pompadour and wanted to include her in a story which also involved The Turk—a clockwork man who played chess around the same period and which was later revealed to be a hoax. She retains some hope she will see him once more and asks him to hurry back to her. Rose asks why the droids were determined to use Reinette’s brain for the computer and the Doctor concludes that they may never know the truth. However, her relief turns to horror as she realises it is not there to save her. THE PALACE OF VERSAILLES. Details about Doctor Who Girl in the Fireplace Series Two See original listing. Upon Reinette’s command she turns, revealing herself to be another of the clockwork droids from the ship. With David Tennant, Billie Piper, Noel Clarke, Sophia Myles. A mixture of rare and familiar shots from the making of this 2006 episode. The Doctor says hello again and Reinette comments to his astonishment that their last meeting was three months ago. He tells her he is now stuck with her on Earth as all the time windows are closed – he must endure the slow path. Jonathan Hart, Emily Joyce (Alien Voices). The arm belongs to a tall masked figure in authentic period dress. Rose wanders over to an observation window and gazes out at the stars, and three thousand years ago the Doctor is doing the same in Versailles. This set also features a clockwork droid which hides in Reinette's room. Rose - Eccleston's first episode - aired in March 2005, while The Girl in the Fireplace was filmed in October 2005. She asks what the Doctor is doing in her fireplace and he tells her is conducting a routine inspection and then bids her farewell. It does not explain why, so Reinette orders it to leave, which it promptly does. 45:01. Rose tells her that when the droids appear she must keep them talking until the Doctor arrives to save her. He leans forward and clutches Reinette’s head, only to discover the creature has been scanning her brain. Browse more videos. Reinette joins him and the two talk about visiting the distant stars. In a conversation with fellow former showrunner Russell T Davies, he revealed tantalising details for a secret, future Doctor hidden in plain sight in an series four episode. He leaves his two friends to star gaze and turns his attention to the computer banks, which have been subject to many botched repairs. The ship is stalking her. Jessica Atkins (Young Reinette), Ellen Thomas (Clockwork Woman); Rose then hears a rhythmic beating emanating from within one of the control panels. Married At First Sight Australia star almost misses reunion special after flight gets cancelled last minute, Piers Morgan admits he ‘plays up’ Good Morning Britain persona: ‘I prefer to be divisive and polarising’, ITV viewers fume at government’s handling of coronavirus as Outbreak documentary airs. She learns that he is called ‘the Doctor’ and discovers the loneliness that has always surrounded him, particularly in childhood. Ben Turner (King Louis), Sure enough the Doctor is on his way. The SS Madame de Pompadour had a crew of fifty people and a similar number of clockwork repair droids ready to repair the ship at any cost to the crew or themselves. On the ship, Mickey taunts Rose about the Doctor’s blossoming relationship with Reinette, which she strongly dismisses. Seconds later the Doctor appears alongside his companions and tells them that the man in the room is Louis XV, King of France. Doctor Who Girl in the Fireplace Series Two: Condition: Used. On the ship, Rose, the Doctor and Mickey watch the chaos through the entrance to the time portal, a giant mirror suspended on the wall of the main hall. They discuss how they will get through the portal and the Doctor explains that forcing their way through would seal off the rest of the portals forever, leaving them trapped. The Time Lord returns to the TARDIS again. She turns to the fireplace and calls out to the man she claims promised to return and save her – the Doctor. She announces that it is time for the Doctor to arrive and save her, as Rose promised he would. The view of a starry night sky drifts down to that of a lavish estate - … Post-Episode: s02e04 The Girl in the Fireplace; Angst; Dating Time Lords ain't Easy; Summary. JoshuaTrenton5610. We’re all afraid of something. The Doctor calls her name and after a few moments a young woman arrives. He realises he is not the first to enter her mind; the droids have entered there many times before. She asks what the Doctor is doing in her fireplace and he tells her is conducting a … What Could Have Been: In the original script, it was that the "mind meld" with the Doctor is what actually attracts the clockwork robots to Reinette. She tries to warn the rest of the crew but it is too late, soon all but one of them is dead. The Girl in the Fireplace (2006) Full Cast & Crew. ‘Reinette rises again!’ She wrote, tagging Moffat. Doctor Who Series 2, The Girl in the Fireplace The Girl in the Fireplace: Behind the Scenes. Smelling the air the three travellers claim there is the scent of cooking nearby, but before they can investigate further they discover a genuine 18th Century fireplace mounted on the wall nearby. The Doctor’s current incarnation is that of Jodie Whittaker – the first woman to take the part. The Doctor runs in and blasts the robot with one of the fire extinguishers, causing its mechanisms to jam. Will Joe Exotic be pardoned by Donald Trump? The ongoing series of Doctor … They will keep doing so until she is complete. He disables the droids using a switch on a nearby computer then sets about releasing his two companions. It advances on the Doctor and he retreats to the fireplace. If that’s not enough, we’ve also recently learned that at least two other actors could have played the role of the Ninth Doctor. Upon returning he realises that Rose and Mickey have wandered off and, concerned that they might be in danger, runs to find them. He looks up to the mirror and finds there is a blank wall staring back at him. for a secret, future Doctor hidden in plain sight in an series four episode. The ship contained smoking pods where the crew could smoke. Davies revealed that both Doc Martin star Martin Clunes and Hugh Grant were considered, Paul Hollywood Eats Japan viewers fall in love with laughing chef who survived Hiroshima nuclear attack in World War II, Nicolas Cage loves playing wild characters so he’s more than ready to take on Tiger King Joe Exotic. A woman stands in front of the fireplace.) The French king recalls how Reinette always said her friend never aged – now he is disposed to agree with her. Although initially sceptical about the situation, Rose and Mickey seem impressed by the prospect of visiting 18th Century France, and discuss the fact that the TARDIS translation circuits allow them to understand and speak French. After Rose and Mickey recount their findings onboard the ship the Doctor realises the droids could not find the parts they needed to repair the ship and so cannibalised the bodies of the crew instead – the cooking scent they detected earlier was the human body parts being warmed by the computer. They then produce two needles, which they inject into their prisoner’s necks. The Doctor is smitten by Madame de Pompadour, but the court at Versailles is under attack. Close to tears Reinette takes him to her room in the palace and shows him the fireplace that once sat in her room in Paris – she had it moved when she came to live as the King’s mistress. He lifts the ornate mask and period wig from the creature’s head to reveal a globe of clockwork mechanisms ticking away beneath. Rose asks why Reinette was chosen for this task and the droid claims she is the same as the service robots. ‘I have some homework to do…’, We do love a timey-wimey prequel, it has to be said. He walks over to a dresser and takes out a letter Reinette has written for him, and at last the Doctor understands – Madame de Pompadour has died. The young Parisian asks who her visitor is and why he is in her bedroom, but he is more concerned by the broken clock on the mantle, noting that although it is no longer functioning there is still a ticking sound in the room. (TV: The Girl in the Fireplace) MORE : Paul Hollywood Eats Japan viewers fall in love with laughing chef who survived Hiroshima nuclear attack in World War II, MORE : Nicolas Cage loves playing wild characters so he’s more than ready to take on Tiger King Joe Exotic. The Doctor asks why the droids have not returned the ship to a repair yard and it claims that the ship still requires once more component – Reinette. Playing next. Still from "Doctor Who: The Girl in the Fireplace", BBC Studios "The Girl in the Fireplace" was Steven Moffat 's first script for the 10 th Doctor in the new show's second series in 2006. Davies revealed that both Doc Martin star Martin Clunes and Hugh Grant were considered, although the role eventually went to Christopher Eccleston. In one of the court’s rooms King Louis XV watches as his mistress Madame de Pompadour examines a broken clock on the mantel. He turns to one of the droids and fires insults at it, before explaining to his friends that the robots are awaiting a time when Reinette’s brain is ‘complete’ so that they can remove it and wire it into the main computer. Rose enquires as to what the Doctor has been doing and he recounts how he has become the imaginary friend of a future French aristocrat, fought a clockwork man and met a horse, which soon appears by his side. The Doctor asks what this means but gets no reply. Russell T Davies reveals Doctor Who script he penned in 1985 is finally being adapted, Torchwood star John Barrowman breaks hearts with secret visit to Ianto's Shrine, Doctor Who's Bradley Walsh praises 'funny' replacement John Bishop as he joins show's cast. The vessel was named for Jeanne-Antoinette Poisson, better known as Madame de Pompadour. Report. Rose realises they are standing behind a mirror, and watches with Mickey as a man enters the room accompanied by his aides. Doctor Who’s new Girl in the Fireplace sequel reveals surprise fate of key character. He turns a corner and emerges in a corridor occupied by a large white horse. Snapping back to sobriety he explains that because the ship is not functioning properly the droids weren’t able to pinpoint when Reinette was the right age, so they opened multiple time portals hoping they would stumble across the correct year. He asks her to get ready for the journey and the two friends part. 54:36. There is no Torchwood reference in this episode, which is understandable since the part of the story taking part in the past predates the creation of Torchwood during the reign of Queen Victoria. When he steps through one of these portals, shaped like a fireplace, the Doctor discovers the even greater mystery of actual, romantic love. 37:50. He explains the ship is covered in portals to different time periods in Reinette’s life. The Doctor, Rose and Mickey step outside and examine the decaying computer banks around them After Rose concludes that the ship must have been abandoned the Doctor assures his companions that there is no danger onboard, but decides he will check the ship nonetheless. He opens it and emerges in the grounds of the court of Versailles, where he witnesses Reinette and her friend Catherine discussing their ambitions concerning the King of France. Light-years away an ornate clock sits on a mantelpiece ticking away, until suddenly its face cracks and all goes silent, In the court of Versailles the dignitary of France are running for their lives, chased by an unseen pursuer. She opens it up and, to her horror, discovers a human heart linked to the computer. In 2004, Russell T Davies—Doctor Who's executive producer—was responsible for Casanova, a serial set in the 18th century. She is doomed, Clockwork robots were also seen in the BBC Ninth Doctor novel, The Doctor talks about bananas being ‘good’ a hark back to the series one episode. 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. Stanley Troxler. In early 2005, Steven Moffat—who had written "The Empty Child" and "The Doctor Dances" for the series—was assigned to write the story… ... "The Girl in the Fireplace" certainly would not stand up well against the scrutiny of Trekkies and midi-chlorian haters around the … As a grand ball begins elsewhere in the court Reinette leads the Doctor away to join the party, claiming that every lonely little boy must learn to dance. The Doctor realises whom he has just kissed and returns to the alien ship, astounded that he has just met Madame de Pompadour. The revolving fireplace allows him entry into Reinette Poisson's bedroom. Elsewhere on the ship Mickey discovers a security camera, which he and Rose identify as being made up of a human eye wired into the security system. This is the beginning scene from a beloved Doctor Who episode, Girl in the Fireplace. Doctor Who has revisited one of its most beloved stories ever with a sequel to 'The Girl in the Fireplace'.. We’ll have to wait and see…, Reinette rises again! She hears the screams of her future self coming from the portal the Doctor has uncovered and is disturbed by what she hears. Although she notes he is made of flesh and bone reason tells her he cannot be real. The Doctor gazes into the flames and discovers there is another room beyond. The scene where the Doctor plays Reinette's harp is a reference back to, The Doctor's comment about monsters having nightmares about him was mentioned again in. Doctor Who (2005+) Transcripts >> 2x04 "The Girl in the Fireplace" EXT. Meanwhile, the Doctor continues searching for his friends, the horse following close behind. Suddenly a bell begins ringing and the Doctor realises one of the robots is still in one of the time portals, and has found Reinette when she is thirty-seven. He examines it and realises that because it was offline when the link was severed it might still work. He identifies their current position in space and tells Mickey he is two and a half galaxies away from home. Mickey arrives to tell Rose that they have found the time portal the droids have entered. Today’s Doctor Who watchalong is David Tennant episode The Girl in the Fireplace by Steven Moffat – scheduled for today at 7pm UK time. In Reinette’s bedroom it is now daytime. David Tennant (The Doctor), Doctor Who. Sophia Myles (Reinette), Three thousand years later, the TARDIS arrives on a giant spaceship. Doctor Who: "The Girl in the Fireplace" Review. She refuses. Star World. The new story, penned by Steven Moffatt and narrated … At last the reason why the droids needed her is clear – the ship was called the SS Madame de Pompadour. In a royal bedroom is an ornate clock with a smashed glass face. Now worried for the young woman’s safety, the Doctor decides it is time he spoke with Reinette and tells Rose, Mickey and Arthur (the name he has given his horse) to go in search of the droid. He uses the ship to close the time portals forever and then, as Rose leaves to show Mickey the rest of the ship, he reads Reinette’s letter. Rose awakens and calls out to the Doctor, and soon Mickey also regains consciousness. A few moments later he returns to the fireplace and goes back to Versailles, where he finds Louis standing alone. The three friends look on as Reinette enters and talks with Louis, who soon exits, leaving his mistress alone to examine herself in the two-way mirror. After the events of "The Girl in the Fireplace", Rose and the Doctor must wrestle with their relationship and their future. Suddenly a metallic arm springs out from the darkness and he reels back. She bids farewell to her ‘lonely angel’ and thus the two are parted forever. The Doctor folds up the letter and puts it in his jacket pocket, before resuming his place at the TARDIS controls and setting the ship in motion. Rose and Mickey, meanwhile, find themselves strapped to two operating tables, surrounded by the robotic droids. If you’ve got a celebrity story, video or pictures get in touch with the Metro.co.uk entertainment team by emailing us celebtips@metro.co.uk, calling 020 3615 2145 or by visiting our Submit Stuff page – we’d love to hear from you. He leads her back to the ship but Reinette follows. Touching, poetic and magical, The Girl in the Fireplace continues the fairy tale motif present in Moffat's previous scripts, explicitly borrowing from C.S. They are interrupted when a distant voice calls for her. In Reinette’s room the Doctor inspects the landscape outside the window as the young girl stirs from her sleep. Reinette also realises something is wrong when she sees she is not alone – another woman is standing nearby with her back to her. English. Gareth Wyn Griffiths (Manservant), The creature extends its metallic arm, on which is mounted a blade. Paul Casey (Clockwork Man), As Reinette rushes away to look at the stars through her window the Doctor runs back to the TARDIS and greets Rose and Mickey. When the TARDIS dematerialises from the ship it reveals a picture of Reinette hung on the wall behind it. 12+ The voice summoning her rings out again, naming her Mademoiselle Poisson. As the droids lead Reinette into the hall Rose asks the Doctor why they cannot go to Versailles in the TARDIS. She reaches forward and touches his face. [Palace of Versailles] (18th Century France, and the guests at a masked ball are running along corridors and screaming in terror. This episode takes place in the 51st Century, 1721, the 1730s, the 1740s, 1753, 1758 and 1764. It includes Tenth Doctor going through the time window that is a fireplace. Doctor Who 's former boss Steven Moffat is resurrecting Madame de Pompadour for a new prequel to 'The Girl in the Fireplace'.. The Doctor turns on them and by convincing them they have no purpose any more, causes them to deactivate. As the droids prepare to carve them up and use their bodies to repair the ship, the Doctor arrives to save the day, although he appears somewhat drunk from the party. Doctor Who - Season 2: The Girl In The Fireplace - The Doctor is smitten by Madame de Pompadour, but the court at Versailles is under attack. Suddenly they are ambushed by two of the droids, which grab them and threaten them with the weapons mounted on their arms. … because The Girl in the Fireplace is all about the Doctor falling in love. She resolves to return to her proper time and take the slow path for the next five years – when she knows she will see the Doctor again. Dracula writer Moffat seems to be on a particular role on re-visiting his time on the iconic long-running sci-fi show, lately. Angel Coulby (Katherine), Back on the ship Rose and Mickey are left to simply stare at the space where the portal once stood. "The Girl in the Fireplace" won the 2007 Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form. The voice of a small girl rings out from the room behind the fireplace, and the Doctor speaks to her, discovering she is a young human named Reinette who is living in Paris in the year 1727. Back in Versailles the Doctor tells Reinette to block any thoughts or memories she doesn’t want him to access. Billie Piper (Rose Tyler), Original star Myles tweeted out a simple picture of the front of the new script – and seemed excited to be getting back to work. Back on the ship Mickey realises that as the Doctor is the only one who can fly the TARDIS they are now stranded. She remains calm and tells them that they are simply a nightmare from her childhood, and if she can be found by her nightmare then the droid’s nightmare can find them as well. However, as she is still not ‘complete’ they cannot take her yet. Drama. He confronts one of droids and tells it the mission to take Reinette is over, he has sealed them off from the ship forever. He tells her it would mean leaving the timeline, which they must not do because they are already part of established events. Doctor Who is available to stream vis Netflix and BBC iPlayer. The droids try to teleport back to their ship but to no avail. Doctor Who Temporada 2 episodio 4 "The Girl in the Fireplace" (español latino) He still doesn’t understand why the brain used must be Reinette’s, but the droids insist, “she is compatible”. Noel Clarke (Mickey Smith), With the help of Arthur he smashes through the giant mirror and arrives in the great hall. Five years later, in the time portal the droids have invaded, the dignitary of France are running for their lives, chased by the masked droids. Doctor Who - S02E04 - The Girl in the Fireplace. The masked attacker swipes at him but misses and lodges his arm in the mantle. The Doctor, having shrugged off the situation to Reinette as a nightmare, tells her what creatures such as the one attacking have nightmares of…him. However, his courtesan does not listen. 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. She marvels at his telepathic abilities as he tries to uncover why the droids want her, but then finds herself able to read his thoughts as well. The masked figure from Reinette’s room is close behind but he manages to disable it by engulfing it with the fumes from a nearby fire extinguisher, which is modelled like a gun. She protests then turns back to the Doctor and kisses him passionately before leaving. She notes that the Doctor hasn’t aged at all in the intervening years, which she considers to be very rude. Acclaimed at the time, the story is now recognised as one of the best episodes of the show’s re-booted run, with special focus on the blossoming relationship between the Doctor and Pompadour who meet each out of order – an idea Moffat would go on to revisit with the character of River Song (Alex Kingston). Being a 19 year old girl in love with the last of the Time Lords is a complicated business. He mounts the fireplace and returns to Reinette’s room. The monster freezes and the Doctor throws the makeshift weapon to Rose. Doctor Who - S 2 E 4 - The Girl İn The Fireplace. Back in Versailles Reinette is alone in one of the stately palace rooms when Rose enters, having found a portal to a time frame before the droids have arrived. Once he has returned he speaks with her through the flames of the fireplace and tells her that she will still be able to visit the stars. This episode was watched by 7.900 million viewers on its original transmission. The last survivor calls for help and is greeted by a mysterious ticking sound, which she is initially comforted by. ... out a simple picture of the front of the new script – … Mickey grabs his own fire extinguisher and they run off to investigate the rest of the ship. The Doctor is astounded that so much time has passed, and she congratulates him on his persistence – claiming imaginary friends are only supposed to exist during childhood. In it she reveals that she has realised the Doctor may never see her again. The voice of a small girl rings out from the room behind the fireplace, and the Doctor speaks to her, discovering she is a young human named Reinette who is living in Paris in the year 1727.

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