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Doctor Who Confidential

Just watched Saturday's Doctor Who Confidential, following on the first episode of the new season. The first time I'd ever watched a DW Confidential, as we don't get BBC3 in Belgium and I have only recently found a way of getting hold of these (and am not really inclined to watch all of last year's run - we have excerpts on the DVD set after all). Two points leapt out:

1) Good heavens, David Tennant's real accent! You really would not guess from his Doctor (with slightly odd Estuary English) that he really sounds like that! A real revelation!

2) Anne wonders, why no interview with Billie Piper? I suppose there can't be an interview with everybody every week; but was she interviewed for the post-"Christmas Invasion" DW Confidential? (And will she be featured next week?)

Other points to note - I thought there was a slight tear in David Tennant's eye when he said, of choosing his costume, "That was a real TARDIS moment!"

And going back to the actual programme, Billie showed that she can do accents too!

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minny
Apr. 17th, 2006 09:15 am (UTC)
It always shocks me when I see David Tennant being himself, the accent is so convincing!
I am still to watch Saturday's episode. I am not a huge Dr Who fan but I have been a David Tennant fan since I saw Casanova :)
lamentables
Apr. 17th, 2006 10:34 am (UTC)
The only thing that disappointed me about DT as the Doctor is that we don't get his real accent. I've had a thing about his voice since Takin' Over the Asylum in *checks IMDb* 1994, and I don't think you get the full effect without the accent.
ninebelow
Apr. 17th, 2006 11:25 am (UTC)
I've had a thing about his voice since Takin' Over the Asylum

Ah, that was him!
pickwick
Apr. 17th, 2006 01:27 pm (UTC)
Aah! I never knew he was in that! I used to love that show. *wanders off to check if it's available on DVD*
pgmcc
Apr. 17th, 2006 12:48 pm (UTC)
She showed a bit more than her accents.
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nwhyte
Apr. 18th, 2006 09:48 am (UTC)
Saturdays, 7.15 your time this week and last, and then 7pm thereafter.
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