Just brilliant

How do they do it? After a whole series of derivative (and badly-lit) crapness, how does Doctor Who come up with a two-parter which comes so close to perfection that I’m just not going to quibble over the few bits that didn’t quite work?

Two words: Steven Moffat.

Of course, script writers don’t have any control over how a production turns out, the quality of the acting, or how well-lit an episode is. But “Silence in the Library” and “Forest of the Dead” showed – again – that if you get the script right first, the rest often follows. Twas ever thus, as the chequered history of Doctor Who amply demonstrates. It’s something that the current production team seem to have been largely ignoring lately, but which Moffat clearly understands – which bodes well for his forthcoming stint as executive producer.

Bring it on!

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s