miss_s_b: (Who: SixAppeal)
(a list of the questions and links to all the answers can be found on this entry)

Favourite version of the theme tune

You can watch all of them here:



You have to give props to the original Delia Darbyshire arrangement. Nothing quite like it had ever been done before, and it's been steadily watered down ever since. I particularly detest the current series inability to have it without a full orchestra. The whole POINT was its electronic otherworldliness. Orchestras are bad and wrong for the Doctor Who theme.

That said, I do have a soft spot for the Peter Howell version that suffuses my childhood memories. That BOOOM at the end...

Character whom I love that everyone else hates



Lookit him, he's so lovely.
miss_s_b: (Who: SixAppeal)
Colin Baker is going to be on I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here. I hate that bloody show. I watched it when lovely Brian Paddick and lovely George Takei were on it, and I hated the show, I hated Ant and/or Dec and I hated the concept, even though those two guys were great.

This year Colin is going to be on it, so I thought "Oh bugger, I'm going to have to watch it again". But there's a complicating factor. Also appearing? Nadine Dorries. One of the very few people on this earth I cannot think of a civil thing to say about. If I watch it, I know I'm going to get the stressed Eric vein and homicidal urges. But there's Colin. Lovely, lovely Colin.

So, I turn to you, oh wise and all-knowing internets:

Open to: Registered Users, detailed results viewable to: Just the Poll Creator, participants: 23

What should I do about I'm a Celebrity?

Watch it no matter how painful
0 (0.0%)

Watch the first episode and if it's too painful then stop
9 (39.1%)

For Christ's sake, are you insane? Why are you even considering watching it?
14 (60.9%)

miss_s_b: (Who: SixAppeal)
Today I are mostly been at this with [personal profile] matgb, [personal profile] magister, [personal profile] sir_guinglain (who is stopping at ours - yay visitors!) and [personal profile] blazingskies and her fella who we met there.

There were panels and signings and a brief visit to the Devonshire Cat for a pint, and Colin spotted me in my Six t-shirt and made me stand up and take a bow, and Frazer Hines (who was v witty throughout) told me I looked better in it than Colin ever did - with which Colin agreed - and Jacqueline Pearce called me DAAAAAHLING and BAAAAABY and we had a ciggie together and discussed booze.

There may be more coherent thoughts to follow (given that I have had two hours sleep in the last 48, my brain is a bit fried and I'm immensely glad I didn't make a complete arse of myself), but for now I am going to collapse in bed and muse on how utterly amazing Jac Pearce is (that voice!), and how impressed I was with how Colin really made an effort to make every single person who spoke to him feel special (he was genuinely lovely).
miss_s_b: (Default)
Comment here with "top ten" or "top five" and I'll ask you to supply one. If you don't specify, you'll get a five.

And it's actually REALLY difficult. Because OBVIOUSLY there are lots of curly-haired men that I fancy, but there are curly-haired men that I admire for other reasons also, and that skews the results slightly...

click here for teh curly-haired goodness )

God, that was hard work. I had to go and look at random quest caps to calm myself down there... O:-)

ETA: Also, [livejournal.com profile] pmoodie asked me for my top five Bond Movie post mortem quotes:

1, It's not really post mortem, but... The bit in Live and Let Die - "Whose funeral is it?" "Yours!" *stab* *partay music*
2, "I think he got the point" (after shooting someone with a speargun)
3, "Take a giant step for mankind." (pushing Drax into an airlock)
4, "Shocking! Positively Shocking!" (Oddjob gets electrocuted)
5, "He always did have an inflated opinion of himself." (yes, I know, another one from Live and Let Die. Sorry. But it's my favourite!)

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