Coleman on Secrets and Spoonheads
Jenna-Louise Coleman has explained a bit more about the modern day Clara and how she differs from the others.
Jenna told TVGuide: “They’re different and from different time periods, but there’s a similar essence and spirit throughout them. Our Clara has grown up and is born and raised in contemporary London, so her lifestyle is very different from Oswin who’s been locked up on her own for a year and has kind of gone mad and is not as feisty as the Christmas Clara. This Clara doesn’t wear her heart on her sleeve. She has quite a lot of secrets.”
“She’s always wanted to travel and explore the world. She’s got a book called The 101 Places to Go that was given to her by her mother. She’s in that stage of her life where she’s finished university and she’s floating around. She doesn’t know what she wants to do with her life. She just knows that she wants something kind of more. This is when the Doctor comes into her life and offers her all of time and space.”
Jenna also spoke about the episode’s villain Miss Kizlet (Celia Imrie): “She’s running what is kind of the iCloud. It’s the wi-fi that sucks people up into the iCloud. It’s kind of like being sucked into your computer and your iPad. People keep vanishing and disappearing.”
On the Spoonheads she said: “You can basically see their face, and it revolves around and it’s a Spoonhead. You can see their reflection and it’s pretty scary. I seriously don’t know what goes on in Steven Moffat’s genius to come up with these things.
“The funny thing is that obviously shooting it, you don’t see anything because it’s all CGI. It almost is quite funny because whoever is a Spoonhead, they just have a green cap stuck on the back of their head. And they get put on this spinny-like turntable. And there’s a guy on the floor spinning them.”