Martha looked around the village, intrigued; this wasn’t earth but it might as well have been.
“It looks sort of Medieval, like something out of Chaucer.”
The Doctor perked up. “You know Chaucer?”
“Well, not personally.” Martha glanced sidelong at the Time Lord. “English Lit at school; we had a whole term of The Nun’s Priest’s Tale. Most boring thing we ever studied.”
“Boring? Oh nonono, he was a fascinating man! A bit smelly, hygiene wasn’t too good back in the fourteenth century, but he knew how to spin a good yarn.”
“Do you know everybody famous?”
“It’s quite possible.”