Russell T. Davies Returns to Doctor Who as New Showrunner

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  1. Richard S. Ta

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  2. Rich Watson

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    Also from DWM Russell's 6 demands for returning:

    1 Actually making it, not some figurehead Executive Producer position.
    2 A new series every year.
    3 Increased publicity / behind the scenes coverage.
    4 All of Who on iPlayer.
    5 TOP SECRET
    6 Also TOP SECRET

    I'm assuming 5 or 6 is spin-offs.
     
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    Interesting. That would imply the many gap years the show has had after RTD left actually had nothing to do with Moffat or Chibnall or their skills as producers. Also, since RTD is apparently "demanding" a steady annual output, I wonder if this means he's rethought his "gap year after every fourth year" thing mentioned in The Writer's Tale?
     
  4. The Nth Doctor

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    I'm shocked.

    And.

    Stunned.

    If only some people said that, repeatedly, for years.

    If only.

    I imagine that's still with the gap year. The idea was you got the show every year, meaing a break would be good for all involved (particularly him and whoever else is making it).
     
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    I'm wondering if 5 or 6 is that he can choose his own replacement one day?
     
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  6. Rich Watson

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    This is nice. Pat Mills and Dave Gibbons on set for "The Star Beast". Hope they get a cut of the money from all the Beep toys they'll be selling.

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    Exactly. One of my favorite memes (and I use it too much...).
     
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    One last (jaw dropping) bit from DWM.

    This is not CGI. Nor is it a miniature composited in. It's a full size prop. Now that's your Disney money at work! (The hole in the roof is the only CGI bit.)

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    What does this refer to?
     
  11. Rich Watson

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    The giant several storey tall spaceship prop. You can't miss it, I'd have thought.
     
  12. Jedman67

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    I did miss it because twitter images are blocked by my work computer :)
    Just checked it on my phone and cool
     
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    That’s your Sony/Bad Wolf money at work. These were made before Disney paid a cent.
     
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  15. Emperor-Tiberius

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    Exactly what I'd expect from RTD2! Roll on the good times!
     
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    Yes, yes, yes! All the energy, all the spirit, love the choral touches, had me thoroughly swept up. Mr Gold, you've crushed it, and made it a lot harder for me to stay objective about this. Excitement levels rising!
     
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    Youtube posted version

     
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    Well, we've had worse (specifically, series 4). Maybe it'll grow on me when we get the shorter, fully mixed version from the main titles.