neve mcintosh


“Madame Vastra in Doctor Who could be considered a female equivalent of Sherlock.” - Mark Gatiss, Women of Sherlock at the Radio Times Festival (x)

Will we get the equivalent of her relationship with Jenny…?


Moffat’s Women - Madame Vastra
Madame Vastra is wise, loyal, and capable. She projects an air of poise and is typically rather sparse with her feelings - unless she is around Jenny. There we can observe a much wider range of emotions, from loving and playful to scared and enraged, when the woman she loves is in danger. Not to mention that the two of them have a quite a bit of fun, as they and Strax solve crimes together: Madame Vastra is a Victorian superhero.