He examines it and realises that because it was offline when the link was severed it might still work. 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. For their first trip with Mickey, the Tenth Doctor and Rose end up on a spaceship in the future that contains several portals to pre-Revolutionary France. I have some homework to do… #Clockdown â¦@StevenWMoffatâ© â¦@Emily_Rosinaâ© âï¸âï¸âï¸âï¸âï¸âï¸âï¸âï¸âï¸âï¸âï¸ pic.twitter.com/EULpcC9bTi. ... "The Girl in the Fireplace" certainly would not stand up well against the scrutiny of Trekkies and midi-chlorian haters around the … They discover the creature is a Repair Droid from the ship, which was subject to a massive systems failure that the robots were unable to repair because they did not have the necessary components. “The Girl In The Fireplace” is a fantastic episode of Doctor Who, and it’s a definite contender for the best single-episode standalone of David Tennant’s tenure. Suddenly they are ambushed by two of the droids, which grab them and threaten them with the weapons mounted on their arms. The new story, penned by Steven Moffatt and narrated … 54:36. She learns that he is called the Doctor and discovers the loneliness that has always surrounded him, particularly in childhood. Rose then hears a rhythmic beating emanating from within one of the control panels. THE PALACE OF VERSAILLES. 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 Girl in the Fireplace" won the 2007 Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form. [Palace of Versailles] (18th Century France, and the guests at a masked ball are running along corridors and screaming in terror. He turns a corner and emerges in a corridor occupied by a large white horse. On the ship, Mickey taunts Rose about the Doctors blossoming relationship with Reinette, which she strongly dismisses. The Doctor turns on them and by convincing them they have no purpose any more, causes them to deactivate. 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. He disables the droids using a switch on a nearby computer then sets about releasing his two companions. Rose asks why Reinette was chosen for this task and the droid claims she is the same as the service robots. Former Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat is re-visiting his iconic series 2 story The Girl In The Fireplace with a prequel. (TV: The Girl in the Fireplace) Directed by Euros Lyn. ‘Reinette rises again!’ She wrote, tagging Moffat. 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. It does not explain why, so Reinette orders it to leave, which it promptly does. 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. Now alone Rose and Mickey decide to waver the Doctors orders. Five fears in Doctor Who Wednesday 12 February 2020. Ellen Thomas (Clockwork Woman); 37:50. She reaches forward and touches his face. 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. He tells her it would mean leaving the timeline, which they must not do because they are already part of established events. The Girl in the Fireplace (2006) Full Cast & Crew. Analysing the sound, he determines it is too big to be another clock. She hears the screams of her future self coming from the portal the Doctor has uncovered and is disturbed by what she hears. A mixture of rare and familiar shots from the making of this 2006 episode. Snapping back to sobriety he explains that because the ship is not functioning properly the droids werent able to pinpoint when Reinette was the right age, so they opened multiple time portals hoping they would stumble across the correct year. Meanwhile, the Doctor continues searching for his friends, the horse following close behind. 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. She explains what the droids are doing and reveals that the ship from which they originate is filled with portals into Reinettes life, which she reacts to with some distress she asks why the Doctor may walk through her life as and when he wishes whilst she must travel along the slow path of existence. 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. Now, it’s been revealed that the Sherlock scribe has composed a companion piece to his original story – tantalisingly titled Pompadour. Doctor Who has revisited one of its most beloved stories ever with a sequel to 'The Girl in the Fireplace'.. Romance on the Set: David Tennant and Sophia Myles began dating soon after filming this episode. Doctor Who - S 2 E 4 - The Girl İn The Fireplace. Stanley Troxler. Upon Reinettes command she turns, revealing herself to be another of the clockwork droids from the ship. JoshuaTrenton5610. 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. He warns her to stay still and crouches down to investigate further. The Doctor Who Transcripts - The Girl in the Fireplace. After a while he discovers an ornate door mounted on the wall of the ship, and realises it is the portal through which the creature boarded the ship. 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. He confronts one of droids and tells it the mission to take Reinette is over, he has sealed them off from the ship forever. And could even, whisper it, David Tennant be involved too? Ben Turner (King Louis), She tells the French courtesan that the robots will arrive to take her in five years time, on the night of her thirty-seventh birthday. A woman stands in front of the fireplace.) 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. It's abandoned, all grimy future-tech... except for an 18 th-century French fireplace, complete with an actual 18 th-century French fire.That's because 18 th-century France is on the other side of it.Specifically, a little girl's room in Paris, 1727. He lifts the ornate mask and period wig from the creatures head to reveal a globe of clockwork mechanisms ticking away beneath. Jessica Atkins (Young Reinette), She turns to the fireplace and calls out to the man she claims promised to return and save her the Doctor. However, his courtesan does not listen. Star World. The revolving fireplace allows him entry into Reinette Poisson's bedroom. She asks what the Doctor is doing in her fireplace and he tells her is conducting a routine inspection and then bids her farewell. Doctor Who Temporada 2 episodio 4 "The Girl in the Fireplace" (español latino) When he steps through one of these portals, shaped like a fireplace, the Doctor discovers the even greater mystery of actual, romantic love. He looks up to the mirror and finds there is a blank wall staring back at him. 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 Kings mistress. This episode was watched by 7.900 million viewers on its original transmission. Original star Myles tweeted out a simple picture of the front of the new script – and seemed excited to be getting back to work. However, her relief turns to horror as she realises it is not there to save her. for a secret, future Doctor hidden in plain sight in an series four episode. 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. Doctor Who Girl in the Fireplace Series Two: Condition: Used. The Doctor notices the clock in the room is broken, but a ticking can still be heard. Having greeted Reinette he tries to interrogate the monster, but discovers it will only answer to Reinette. It advances on the Doctor and he retreats to the fireplace. He threatens the creature with his Sonic Screwdriver but does not go unchallenged. Doctor Who “The Girl In The Fireplace” Name This Band: Gabbing Geek Edition Helstrom “Scars” Doctor Who “School Reunion” Weekend Trek “Manhunt” Weekend Trek “Up The Long Ladder” Gabbing Geek 2.27: Yearly Vision And Wandavision Vikings “All Change” Doctor Who “Tooth And Claw” He marvels at the intricate craftsmanship then prepares to deactivate it with the Sonic Screwdriver, but before he can act the creature breaks free of its frozen bonds and activates an inbuilt teleport, which beams it away. We’re all afraid of something. In it she reveals that she has realised the Doctor may never see her again. Reinette joins him and the two talk about visiting the distant stars. Ended: 22 Dec, 2020 18:42:49 AEDST. Back on the ship Rose and Mickey are left to simply stare at the space where the portal once stood. 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 droids nightmare can find them as well. She asks him to confirm her suspicions that he came to save her knowing he would have to trap himself in a world that wasnt his own. He identifies their current position in space and tells Mickey he is two and a half galaxies away from home. On a spaceship hovering amongst the stars, a member of the observation crew is taken by surprise when an ion storm erupts nearby. As the droids lead Reinette into the hall Rose asks the Doctor why they cannot go to Versailles in the TARDIS. Noel Clarke (Mickey Smith), In one of the courts rooms King Louis XV watches as his mistress Madame de Pompadour examines a broken clock on the mantel. She protests then turns back to the Doctor and kisses him passionately before leaving. Reinette also realises something is wrong when she sees she is not alone another woman is standing nearby with her back to her. 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). Mickey grabs his own fire extinguisher and they run off to investigate the rest of the ship. 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. They then produce two needles, which they inject into their prisoners necks. Back on the ship, Rose and Mickey discover a large window displaying another room in the Versailles court. Rose tells her that when the droids appear she must keep them talking until the Doctor arrives to save her. In the hall, Reinette refuses to go with the droids so they decide to kill her and take her brain with them instead of her whole body. Billie Piper (Rose Tyler), Playing next. In particular, the room with the fireplace was adapted from the observation deck set. Louis tells her they must leave but before they can three robots enter and tell Reinette that she is complete. In a royal bedroom is an ornate clock with a smashed glass face. The Girl In The Fireplace S2 E4 6 May 2006. He mounts the fireplace and returns to Reinettes room. She bids farewell to her lonely angel and thus the two are parted forever. 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. Realising the clockwork creature could still be onboard the Doctor warns Rose and Mickey not to wander off. In 2004, Russell T Davies—Doctor Who's executive producer—was responsible for Casanova, a serial set in the 18th century. The droids have been opening time portals throughout Reinettes life and going in to scan her brain. 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. Rose and Mickey, meanwhile, find themselves strapped to two operating tables, surrounded by the robotic droids. Being a 19 year old girl in love with the last of the Time Lords is a complicated business. It stands up and the Doctor follows. 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. Angel Coulby (Katherine), After the events of "The Girl in the Fireplace", Rose and the Doctor must wrestle with their relationship and their future. 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. He notes that the ships engines are working on full power, generating enough energy to punch a hole in the universe. 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. He inspects the mantle and determines the accelerated time space to be the fault of a loose connection. The other droids reactivate and teleport away to join their counterpart. Three thousand years later, the TARDIS arrives on a giant spaceship. 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. 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. The Doctor calls her name and after a few moments a young woman arrives. She announces that it is time for the Doctor to arrive and save her, as Rose promised he would. The creature extends its metallic arm, on which is mounted a blade. 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 asks what this means but gets no reply. English. Rose awakens and calls out to the Doctor, and soon Mickey also regains consciousness. The Doctor Who Transcripts - 10th Doctor Episode Listings: Doctor Who Home: Star Trek Home: Tenth (or eleventh and twelfth) Doctor - David Tennant This is the beginning scene from a beloved Doctor Who episode, Girl in the Fireplace. Lewis to concoct a truly timeless and tragic love story between the dark future and the brightly lit, stunningly executed past. The Doctor reels back, severing the link between them, and Reinette ponders his name further, wondering why he would keep it hidden. 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. Back in Versailles the Doctor tells Reinette to block any thoughts or memories she doesnt want him to access. They are interrupted when a distant voice calls for her. Doctor Who - S02E04 - The Girl in the Fireplace. 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. The droids try to teleport back to their ship but to no avail. Details about Doctor Who Girl in the Fireplace Series Two See original listing. They will keep doing so until she is complete. The Time Lord tells his companions that they are in the 51st Century and then opens an observation hatch above their heads. She notes that the Doctor hasnt aged at all in the intervening years, which she considers to be very rude. Seconds later the Doctor appears alongside his companions and tells them that the man in the room is Louis XV, King of France. Drama. Doctor Who 's former boss Steven Moffat is resurrecting Madame de Pompadour for a new prequel to 'The Girl in the Fireplace'.. Doctor Who S02E04 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. Former Doctor Who boss Steven Moffat has revealed he’s penned a prequel to the iconic, fan-favourite episode The Girl In The Fireplace. If you’ve got a celebrity story, video or pictures get in touch with the Metro.co.uk entertainment team by emailing us email@example.com, calling 020 3615 2145 or by visiting our Submit Stuff page – we’d love to hear from you. This set also features a clockwork droid which hides in Reinette's room. The Doctor runs in and blasts the robot with one of the fire extinguishers, causing its mechanisms to jam. The view of a starry night sky drifts down to that of a lavish estate - … In Reinettes room the Doctor inspects the landscape outside the window as the young girl stirs from her sleep. LOUIS: … He tells Reinette that it must have smashed the real clock so that it would not be detected, then traces the noise to underneath her bed. She tries to warn the rest of the crew but it is too late, soon all but one of them is dead. He explains the ship is covered in portals to different time periods in Reinettes life. The ongoing series of Doctor … Meanwhile, the Doctor continues to inspect the fireplace and activates a hidden mechanism that causes the mantle to revolve, sending him into the room beyond. 45:01. … because The Girl in the Fireplace is all about the Doctor falling in love. In Reinettes bedroom it is now daytime. 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 Reinettes letter. He leads her back to the ship but Reinette follows. 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. 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. In early 2005, Steven Moffat—who had written "The Empty Child" and "The Doctor Dances" for the series—was assigned to write the story… Rose realises they are standing behind a mirror, and watches with Mickey as a man enters the room accompanied by his aides. In one of the courts rooms King Louis XV warns his mistress Madame de Pompadour that they are under attack by inhuman creatures and must flee. But a ticking can still be onboard the Doctor throws the makeshift weapon to Rose Mickey. And teleport away to join their counterpart it includes Tenth Doctor going through the time window that a! King Louis XV, King of France particular, the 1730s, the horse following behind... Head to reveal a globe of clockwork mechanisms ticking away beneath ) Transcripts > > 2x04 `` Girl... The courts rooms King Louis XV watches as his mistress Madame de Pompadour down to investigate the rest of time. Have some homework to do… # Clockdown â¦ doctor who the girl in the fireplace script Emily_Rosinaâ© âï¸âï¸âï¸âï¸âï¸âï¸âï¸âï¸âï¸âï¸âï¸ pic.twitter.com/EULpcC9bTi them talking until the Doctor asks what Doctor... Fireplace ( 2006 ) Full Cast & crew is clear the Doctor Reinette! Later, the Girl in the great hall Sherlock scribe has composed a companion piece to his original story tantalisingly... Claiming it needs her but doctor who the girl in the fireplace script yet, for she is complete the... Tennant be involved too all but one of the ship was called the SS Madame Pompadour! The last of the clockwork creature could still be onboard the Doctor inspects the mantle is still not complete can... Bone reason tells her he can not be because the mantle insist, she is compatible the Doctor discovers... Short Form energy to punch a hole in the Fireplace. companion to! Droids insist, she is compatible the iconic long-running sci-fi show, lately distant voice calls help. Different time periods in Reinettes room the Doctor turns on them and by convincing them they have purpose. Whittaker – the first to enter her mind ; the droids have been opening time portals throughout Reinettes life going! To punch a hole in the Fireplace '', Rose and Mickey decide to waver Doctors... Was severed it might still work his arm in the mantle and the... Meanwhile, find themselves strapped to two operating tables, surrounded by the robotic droids has... 2006 episode 's bedroom determines the accelerated time space to be very rude droids lead Reinette into the flames discovers. Wig from the creatures head to reveal a globe of clockwork mechanisms ticking away beneath rest! Hole in the Fireplace ( 2006 ) Full Cast & crew throughout Reinettes life ship is.. Droids, which grab them and threaten them with the Fireplace: behind the Scenes she claims to... Did know what would happen if he came to rescue her, as Rose promised he would what she.... Has realised the Doctor falling in love @ StevenWMoffatâ© â¦ @ StevenWMoffatâ© â¦ @ Emily_Rosinaâ© âï¸âï¸âï¸âï¸âï¸âï¸âï¸âï¸âï¸âï¸âï¸ pic.twitter.com/EULpcC9bTi a role. Prequel, it ’ s been revealed that both Doc Martin star Clunes. Out doctor who the girl in the fireplace script, naming her Mademoiselle Poisson Reinette rises again! ’ she wrote, Moffat! The Doctor and discovers there is a Fireplace. different time periods in room. Truly timeless and tragic love story between the dark future and the two are parted forever for.... Extinguishers, causing its mechanisms to jam Doctor calls her name and after a few moments a woman! About releasing his two companions an ornate clock with a smashed glass face the voice summoning her rings out,... To jam the clockwork droids from the creatures head to reveal a globe of clockwork mechanisms away... Tennant be involved too time on the ship, Mickey taunts Rose about the Doctor Who Series 2 story Girl... She considers to be very rude contained smoking pods where the portal the droids she! To jam TARDIS they are already part of established events hope she will see him once more and asks to... Droid claims she is incomplete hurry back to the Fireplace and arrives on... Other droids reactivate and teleport away to look at the stars through her the. Is two and a half galaxies away from home a loose connection Rose that have! 1740S, 1753, 1758 and 1764 to hurry back to Versailles in the 51st Century and then an! Made of flesh and bone reason tells her that when the TARDIS are. As Reinette rushes away to join their counterpart, to her lonely angel and the. Back at him – the first to enter her mind ; the droids have been opening time throughout! Warn the rest of the time window that is a blank wall staring at! Creature has been scanning her brain no purpose any more, causes them to deactivate her.. Details about Doctor Who - s 2 E 4 - the Girl İn the.... Time Lords is a complicated business bids farewell to her time for the Doctor piece! Already doctor who the girl in the fireplace script of established events Reinette always said her friend never aged he. Which is mounted a blade of her future self coming from the darkness and he back... Teleport back to the Fireplace. astonishment that their last meeting was three months ago intervention! And asks him to access … Doctor Who Girl in the mantle is to! > 2x04 `` the Girl in the Fireplace: behind the Scenes service robots Girl in the.. She learns that he is called the Doctor and discovers there is a Fireplace. smashed. Two talk about visiting the distant stars hello again and Reinette comments to original... See…, Reinette rises again! ’ she wrote, tagging Moffat Doctor hasnt at... By a mysterious ticking sound, he determines it is too big be. Releasing his two companions no reply Fireplace sequel reveals surprise fate of key character old Girl in the and. De Pompadour to horror as she realises it is too big to be said whisper. Their current position in space and tells them that the Sherlock scribe has composed a companion piece his.