Sunday, 4 April 2010

Who's Back!

See? There was nothing to worry about. It was fantastic. I don't know why you were doing all that complaining. You knew Steven Moffat was brilliant so you did all that grumping for nothing. I hope you feel ashamed of yourself. Don't know why you couldn't be more positive like me.

Last night saw the welcome return of Doctor Who Confidential and it was the best series opener in it's history, I reckon. Gone are the days where the production assistant falls in love with the Director and the special effects department desperately crowbar in gay references, The Moff is in charge now and there are big changes. The previous four series of Doctor Who Confidential, although having a fair few great moments, suffered badly from patronising dialogue ("We painted it blue"), the constant return of characters that you hate (Russell) and really disappointing stories (Tennant talking about Kylie). Moffat has obviously taken notice of this because last night's episode was gripping from the start. Terrifying, even! You really got a feel of what it would be like to live and work in Cardiff and that sent shivers down my spine. This is what makes Doctor Who Confidential so utterly special, yes it's got a lot of jargon that none of can understand and that gets a bit dull but it is definitely scary! Whoever played the part of Matt Smith's Grandad does creepy like no-one I've seen. New head writer, new cast but it's still Doctor Who Confidential. It's the exact same on the inside.

I saw Doctor Who Confidential's companion show on BBC1 too. You know, the one for children. I really enjoyed it.

Hey, don't forget to come to Los Quattros Cvnts this Wednesday at The Phoenix, Cavendish Square. It's going to be a great night. Our guests are Jeremy Lion and Bennett Arron, plus we'll be doing brand new Flaherty Brothers and Billy Sunday, Dr. Party solves your problems, Wikipedia History and I'll be playing the part of Little Orphan Hammond. Get there early if you want a good seat. It was full last time. Here's the Facebook link:


howlie, said...

Ahh that made me smile.
I'm ridiculously pleased by the bit about the swimming pool being in the library. I don't know why.

Stephen said...

I liked it because it was good.

My four year old very much liked the bit with Doctor Who asking for food and then spitting it out.

Not a criticism - it's a kids show and so some of it should have a kiddie bent.

I didn't show her the whole episode. I showed her the crap Sarah-Jane monster, but I figured the bit where people's mouths went funny would scare her.

The whole kissogram bit was a bit off though.

(I know he's not called Doctor Who BTW. I call him that because it makes me laugh to do so.)