Intriguing clues emerge about new Who companion Jenna-Louise Coleman

Some intriguing new clues have emerged that could explain the who, what, when and where of Doctor Who's brand-new companion Clara, played by Jenna-Louise Coleman.

According to Doctor Who TV, we may have received some big clues as to when the Doctor's (Matt Smith) new companion is actually from.

Filming is now in full swing for Coleman's debut episode, which will be the 2012 Christmas special and include the awesome Richard E. Grant as the mysterious villain of the special. Early reports from the set have indicated that the Xmas special is set in the Victorian era.

The second part of season seven also seems to feature more than one episode set in the Victorian age, with ''The Crimson Horror'' (the episode that has Dame Diana Rigg, as well as Neve McIntosh's Madame Vastra) being another Victorian-era episode.

According to Doctor Who TV reliable set reporter Ryan/Timeboy, it also seems that Madame Vastra has been spotted again while filming the Xmas special. So maybe Clara does have a connection to Madame Vastra after all?

But does this all mean that Clara is a new companion that the Doctor has plucked from the past? And why does the TARDIS keep appearing in this time period?

Once again, food for thought. What do you think?

(via Doctor Who TV)

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