Re: First glimpse of new TARDIS control room!
Perhaps the TARDIS is reflecting the Doctor's mood & mindset.
Also, why are Vastra's hands white?
Rimmer, on what period of history to live in-
“Well, It’d be the 19th century for me, one of Napoleon’s marshals.
The chance to march across Europe with the greatest general of all time and kill Belgians” - (White Hole).