David Brider (davidbrider) wrote,
David Brider
davidbrider

Doctor Who thoughts...

It does seem as if, regardless of what one thinks of the actual stories (and I'm happy to go on record stating I rather liked them so far, although more would've been nicer), this 50th anniversary year is being marked by a surprisingly high number of cats being let out of the bag way too soon; firstly, DWM gets mailed to subscribers nearly a week early so the BBC announces David Tennant's involvement in the anniversary special earlier than intended; then the season 7 part 2 Blu Ray (with at the time unaired finale) gets shipped to 210 people prematurely; and now the announcement of Matt Smith's departure is forced by a leaked email (and then at least one paper breaks the BBC's midnight press embargo...although given that I suspect the announcement has been made a few months ahead of when they'd've liked to have done it, a couple of hours probably doesn't make much difference...). Not to mention a copy of the script for the Neil Gaiman episode getting mislaid. At this rate, I vaguely expect the whole of the anniversary special to do a Rose and get leaked online ahead of broadcast...

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