Is Maisie Williams playing a young Clara?

A few weeks ago there were several posts showing Maisie Williams as a highway robber (see picture) from the set of the next Twelfth Doctor series. At the time we had no real view as to how significant her character might be, now we have a rumour. Is she a young version of Clara?

Maisie Williams joins the TARDIS

Much reporting of the news Maisie Williams will appear in (at least) one episode of the next series of Doctor Who. Most focus on her credentials from Game of Thrones (which I don’t watch;-) my own view is she is a very talented actress, and that from seeing her in a preview of a film called The Falling,…