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Blueshirt

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Feb 14, 2024, 8:53:11 AMFeb 14
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For anyone interested, the scripts for the Doctor Who 60th
Anniversary and Christmas Specials (2023) have now been added to the
Whoniverse script library. They are downloadable as PDF files.


https://www.bbc.co.uk/writers/scripts/whoniverse/doctor-who-2023/60th-anniversary-and-christmas-special-2023



Whoniverse script library...


https://www.bbc.co.uk/writers/scripts/whoniverse

The Doctor

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Feb 14, 2024, 9:30:27 AMFeb 14
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In article <xn0oi2fs1...@reader.xsnews.nl>,
And chakotey.net ?
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solar penguin

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Feb 14, 2024, 9:54:41 AMFeb 14
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Thanks.

It supports the theory that there is something strange going
on with Isaac Newton. His housekeeper and the Steeleye Span
fan in the pub really are the same woman, not just played by
the same actress, and she’s ‘a woman we’ll see a lot more of’
in future.

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The Doctor

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Feb 14, 2024, 9:58:48 AMFeb 14
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In article <uqik7d$2mg3v$1...@dont-email.me>,
Well, getting ready ...

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Blueshirt

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Feb 14, 2024, 10:18:37 AMFeb 14
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solar penguin wrote:

>
> Blueshirt <blue...@indigo.news> wrote:
>
> >
> > For anyone interested, the scripts for the Doctor Who 60th
> > Anniversary and Christmas Specials (2023) have now been added to
> > the Whoniverse script library. They are downloadable as PDF
> > files.
> >
https://www.bbc.co.uk/writers/scripts/whoniverse/doctor-who-2023/60th-anniversary-and-christmas-special-2023
>
>
> Thanks.
>
> It supports the theory that there is something strange going
> on with Isaac Newton.

Yes, I got the impression that the Isaac Newton scene was not as it
seems. Mainly because Donna didn't know the word "gravity" in Wild
Blue Yonder when the Doctor said it, he then the corrected it to
"mavity".

> His housekeeper and the Steeleye Span fan in the pub
> really are the same woman, not just played by the same
> actress, and she’s ‘a woman we’ll see a lot more of
> in future.

I think RTD has laid the groundwork for a LOT of things that will be
explained in Season One... or even Season Two.

Blueshirt

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Feb 14, 2024, 10:33:15 AMFeb 14
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The Doctor wrote:

> In article <uqik7d$2mg3v$1...@dont-email.me>,
> solar penguin <solar....@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > It supports the theory that there is something strange going
> > on with Isaac Newton. His housekeeper and the Steeleye Span
> > fan in the pub really are the same woman, not just played by
> > the same actress, and she’s ‘a woman we’ll see a lot more of’
> > in future.
>
> Well, getting ready ...

We're all getting ready for May Dave... I'm sure RTD is going to
provide us with plenty of surprises, and talking points!!!

solar penguin

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Feb 14, 2024, 10:56:38 AMFeb 14
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Blueshirt <blue...@indigo.news> wrote:

> solar penguin wrote:
>
>>
>> Blueshirt <blue...@indigo.news> wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> https://www.bbc.co.uk/writers/scripts/whoniverse/doctor-who-2023/60th-anniversary-and-christmas-special-2023
>>
>>
>> Thanks.
>>
>> It supports the theory that there is something strange going
>> on with Isaac Newton.
>
> Yes, I got the impression that the Isaac Newton scene was not as it
> seems. Mainly because Donna didn't know the word "gravity" in Wild
> Blue Yonder when the Doctor said it, he then the corrected it to
> "mavity".
>

That’s why you’re the captain, Cap’n!

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solar penguin

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Feb 14, 2024, 11:00:19 AMFeb 14
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Blueshirt <blue...@indigo.news> wrote:

> The Doctor wrote:
>
>>
>> Well, getting ready ...
>
> We're all getting ready for May Dave... I'm sure RTD is going to
> provide us with plenty of surprises, and talking points!!!
>

It’s probably gonna start on 18 May, the weekend after
Eurovision. The world isn’t ready for the camp cheesiness
if both shows on the same night!

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Blueshirt

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Feb 14, 2024, 11:07:38 AMFeb 14
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Some might say Ncuti Gatwa dancing around in a kilt as the Doctor
would fit-in perfectly with the goings-on in Eurovision that night!
;-)

The BBC might think the two shows would compliment each other!

The Doctor

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Feb 14, 2024, 11:21:23 AMFeb 14
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In article <xn0oi2ih5...@reader.xsnews.nl>,
Exactly Captain Bluebeard!

The Doctor

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Feb 14, 2024, 11:21:46 AMFeb 14
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In article <uqio2g$2n85l$1...@dont-email.me>,
When is the FA CUp?

The Doctor

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Feb 14, 2024, 11:22:03 AMFeb 14
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In article <xn0oi2jfz...@news.eternal-september.org>,
fuuny one Cpatin Bluebeard!

The Doctor

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Feb 14, 2024, 11:22:22 AMFeb 14
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In article <xn0oi2i3q...@reader.xsnews.nl>,
Get ready to see anger!

The Doctor

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Feb 14, 2024, 11:24:43 AMFeb 14
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In article <uqinrj$2n6m8$1...@dont-email.me>,
Said the feather bearded one!

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John Hall

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Feb 14, 2024, 12:01:18 PMFeb 14
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In message <uqio2g$2n85l$1...@dont-email.me>, solar penguin
<solar....@gmail.com> writes
I go off on a cruise on that date. I'll have to remember to set it to
record before I go. (Though I suppose it will still be on iPlayer when I
get back.)
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John Hall
"Acting is merely the art of keeping a large group of people
from coughing."
Sir Ralph Richardson (1902-83)

solar penguin

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Feb 14, 2024, 12:31:28 PMFeb 14
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John Hall <john_...@jhall.co.uk> wrote:
> In message <uqio2g$2n85l$1...@dont-email.me>, solar penguin
> <solar....@gmail.com> writes
>>
>>
>> It’s probably gonna start on 18 May, the weekend after
>> Eurovision. The world isn’t ready for the camp cheesiness
>> if both shows on the same night!
>>
>
> I go off on a cruise on that date. I'll have to remember to set it to
> record before I go. (Though I suppose it will still be on iPlayer when I
> get back.)

I could be wrong. That’s just my own personal speculation.

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Daniel65

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Feb 14, 2024, 6:58:50 PMFeb 14
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solar penguin wrote on 15/2/24 1:54 am:
(Remembering that I have yet to see Disney Who so have no real idea of
what you refer to ...._

"Steeleye Span"?? Don't you really mean 'Steeleye Dan'??
https://www.steelydan.com/ ;-P
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Daniel

The Doctor

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Feb 14, 2024, 8:02:44 PMFeb 14
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In article <Dmw$JTBYCPzlFwFo@jhall_nospamxx.co.uk>,
John Hall <jo...@jhall.co.uk> wrote:
>In message <uqio2g$2n85l$1...@dont-email.me>, solar penguin
><solar....@gmail.com> writes
>>
>>Blueshirt <blue...@indigo.news> wrote:
>>
>>> The Doctor wrote:
>>>
>>>>
>>>> Well, getting ready ...
>>>
>>> We're all getting ready for May Dave... I'm sure RTD is going to
>>> provide us with plenty of surprises, and talking points!!!
>>>
>>
>>It’s probably gonna start on 18 May, the weekend after
>>Eurovision. The world isn’t ready for the camp cheesiness
>>if both shows on the same night!
>>
>
>I go off on a cruise on that date. I'll have to remember to set it to
>record before I go. (Though I suppose it will still be on iPlayer when I
>get back.)

Do you have an app?

>--
>John Hall
> "Acting is merely the art of keeping a large group of people
> from coughing."
> Sir Ralph Richardson (1902-83)


The Doctor

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Feb 14, 2024, 8:03:03 PMFeb 14
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In article <uqitdd$2oa8e$1...@dont-email.me>,
And I was asking when is the FA Cup?

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>solar penguin

The Doctor

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Feb 14, 2024, 8:03:54 PMFeb 14
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In article <uqjk3n$2sd29$1...@dont-email.me>,
How stelly eye are you Red-Bearded Dannyboy?

Daniel65

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Feb 15, 2024, 3:15:34 AMFeb 15
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The Doctor wrote on 15/2/24 12:03 pm:
> In article <uqitdd$2oa8e$1...@dont-email.me>, solar penguin
> <solar....@gmail.com> wrote:
>> John Hall <john_...@jhall.co.uk> wrote:
>>> In message <uqio2g$2n85l$1...@dont-email.me>, solar penguin
>>> <solar....@gmail.com> writes
>>>>
>>>> It’s probably gonna start on 18 May, the weekend after
>>>> Eurovision. The world isn’t ready for the camp cheesiness if
>>>> both shows on the same night!
>>>
>>> I go off on a cruise on that date. I'll have to remember to set
>>> it to record before I go. (Though I suppose it will still be on
>>> iPlayer when I get back.)
>>
>> I could be wrong. That’s just my own personal speculation.
>
> And I was asking when is the FA Cup?

Do YOUR own research, "Yellow Beard Yadallee". THIS *IS NOT* AN FA
GROUP, "Yellow Beard Yadallee". It might be ------------>
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Blueshirt

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Feb 15, 2024, 6:12:22 AMFeb 15
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Daniel65 wrote:

> solar penguin wrote on 15/2/24 1:54 am:
> >
> >Blueshirt <blue...@indigo.news> wrote:
> > >
> > > Whoniverse script library...
> > >
> > >
> > > https://www.bbc.co.uk/writers/scripts/whoniverse
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
> > It supports the theory that there is something strange going
> > on with Isaac Newton. His housekeeper and the Steeleye Span
> > fan in the pub really are the same woman, not just played by
> > the same actress, and she’s ‘a woman we’ll see a lot more of’
> > in future.
> >
> Remembering that I have yet to see Disney Who so have no real
> idea of what you refer to ....

You can read the scripts now though can't you? So there's no excuse
not to know what went on!

Blueshirt

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Feb 15, 2024, 6:24:34 AMFeb 15
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Daniel65 wrote:

> solar penguin wrote on 15/2/24 1:54 am:
> >
> > It supports the theory that there is something strange going
> > on with Isaac Newton. His housekeeper and the Steeleye Span
> > fan in the pub really are the same woman, not just played by
> > the same actress, and she’s ‘a woman we’ll see a lot more of’
> > in future.
> >
> (Remembering that I have yet to see Disney Who so have no real
> idea of what you refer to ...._
>
> "Steeleye Span"?? Don't you really mean 'Steeleye Dan'??
> https://www.steelydan.com/ ;-P

No, I imagine SP actually means Steeleye Span! As in, the folk band
that is called Steeleye Span!

Blueshirt

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Feb 15, 2024, 6:26:44 AMFeb 15
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It's as good as any at the moment...

Blueshirt

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Feb 15, 2024, 6:48:22 AMFeb 15
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John Hall wrote:

> In message <uqio2g$2n85l$1...@dont-email.me>, solar penguin
> <solar....@gmail.com> writes
> >
> > It’s probably gonna start on 18 May, the weekend after
> > Eurovision. The world isn’t ready for the camp cheesiness
> > if both shows on the same night!
>
> I go off on a cruise on that date. I'll have to remember to set it
> to record before I go. (Though I suppose it will still be on
> iPlayer when I get back.)

Yes, of course... you'll be able to access it anytime on the iPlayer.

I actually think it could be on the same night as the Eurovision. I
could see RTD liking that idea.

solar penguin

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Feb 15, 2024, 7:18:13 AMFeb 15
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Blueshirt brought forth:
Yes. Thank you.

The woman mentions Steeleye Span and asks for their
song Gaudette.

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solar penguin

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Feb 15, 2024, 7:23:30 AMFeb 15
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solar penguin spewed:
Sorry, that should be Gaudete, with only one T.

https://youtu.be/EDc2FD-vy8M

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The Doctor

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Feb 15, 2024, 7:23:57 AMFeb 15
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In article <uqkh73$379j4$1...@dont-email.me>,
But it could interfere with BBC1 DW's scheduling.

>--
>Daniel

The Doctor

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Feb 15, 2024, 7:24:35 AMFeb 15
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In article <xn0oi3q83...@reader.xsnews.nl>,
Hear! Hear! Also available at chakotya !

The Doctor

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Feb 15, 2024, 7:25:29 AMFeb 15
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In article <xn0oi3qi8...@reader.xsnews.nl>,
Exactly! Red-Beard needs to be flogged captain BlueBeard!

The Doctor

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Feb 15, 2024, 7:26:07 AMFeb 15
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In article <xn0oi3qkx...@reader.xsnews.nl>,
REcall one of those saturdays is FA Cup Saturday so that might interfere!

The Doctor

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Feb 15, 2024, 7:26:33 AMFeb 15
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In article <xn0oi3r45...@reader.xsnews.nl>,
RTD and the BBC schedulers!!

The Doctor

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Feb 15, 2024, 7:26:52 AMFeb 15
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In article <uqkve2$3a582$1...@dont-email.me>,
Touche!
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The Doctor

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Feb 15, 2024, 7:27:15 AMFeb 15
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In article <uqkvnv$3a76f$1...@dont-email.me>,
no problem Feather bearded one!

Blueshirt

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Feb 15, 2024, 7:29:42 AMFeb 15
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The Doctor wrote:

> In article <xn0oi3q83...@reader.xsnews.nl>,
> Blueshirt <blue...@indigo.news> wrote:
> > Daniel65 wrote:
> >> >
> >> Remembering that I have yet to see Disney Who so have no real
> >> idea of what you refer to ....
> >
> > You can read the scripts now though can't you? So there's no
> > excuse not to know what went on!
>
> Hear! Hear! Also available at chakotya !

Why bother with Chakotya? The BBC have supplied the actual script in
PDF form to read or download...

Blueshirt

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Feb 15, 2024, 7:34:32 AMFeb 15
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The Doctor wrote:

> In article <xn0oi3r45...@reader.xsnews.nl>,
> Blueshirt <blue...@indigo.news> wrote:
> > John Hall wrote:
> >
> >> In message <uqio2g$2n85l$1...@dont-email.me>, solar penguin
> >> <solar....@gmail.com> writes
> >> >
> >> > It’s probably gonna start on 18 May, the weekend after
> >> > Eurovision. The world isn’t ready for the camp cheesiness
> >> > if both shows on the same night!
> >>
> >> I go off on a cruise on that date. I'll have to remember to set
> >> it to record before I go. (Though I suppose it will still be on
> >> iPlayer when I get back.)
> >
> > Yes, of course... you'll be able to access it anytime on the
> > iPlayer.
> >
> > I actually think it could be on the same night as the
> > Eurovision. I could see RTD liking that idea.
>
> RTD and the BBC schedulers!!

I'm just thinking it's the sort of thing that RTD - and the BBC -
might like the idea of... but like SP, I'm only speculating.

Blueshirt

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Feb 15, 2024, 7:37:38 AMFeb 15
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The Doctor wrote:

> In article <uqkh73$379j4$1...@dont-email.me>,
> Daniel65 <dani...@nomail.afraid.org> wrote:
> > The Doctor wrote on 15/2/24 12:03 pm:
> >>
> >> And I was asking when is the FA Cup?
> >
> > Do YOUR own research, "Yellow Beard Yadallee". THIS *IS NOT* AN
> > FA GROUP, "Yellow Beard Yadallee". It might be ------------>
>
> But it could interfere with BBC1 DW's scheduling.

The FA Cup Final is the 25th May...

Which is the last Saturday of May, so I'd say Season One would have
started by then.

The Doctor

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Feb 15, 2024, 7:40:22 AMFeb 15
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In article <xn0oi3s6t...@news.eternal-september.org>,
One is PDF, the other HTML.

Your choice.

The Doctor

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Feb 15, 2024, 7:42:34 AMFeb 15
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In article <xn0oi3sfg...@reader.xsnews.nl>,
Eurovision, the FA Cup.

Then it could all start 4 May while we want on election results.

Blueshirt

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Feb 15, 2024, 7:50:56 AMFeb 15
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The Doctor wrote:

> In article <xn0oi3s6t...@news.eternal-september.org>,
> Blueshirt <blue...@indigo.news> wrote:
> > The Doctor wrote:
> >>
> >> Also available at chakotya !
> >
> > Why bother with Chakotya? The BBC have supplied the actual
> > scripts in PDF form to read or download...
>
> One is PDF, the other HTML.
>
> Your choice.

Yes I know, of course everyone can choose.

What I meant was, now that the BBC are supplying the actual scripts,
people and fans interested in writing/scripts and that sort of thing
would probably prefer to view and/or download the actual script than
read a HTML transcript.

The Chakotya site has served us well over the years for checking
stuff from Doctor Who episodes out but now the BBC are providing us
with the official scripts for the episodes, all in one place. I
think it's great.

Blueshirt

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Feb 15, 2024, 7:57:00 AMFeb 15
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The Doctor wrote:

> In article <xn0oi3sfg...@reader.xsnews.nl>,
> Blueshirt <blue...@indigo.news> wrote:
> > The Doctor wrote:
> >> But it could interfere with BBC1 DW's scheduling.
> >
> > The FA Cup Final is the 25th May...
> >
> > Which is the last Saturday of May, so I'd say Season One would
> > have started by then.
>
> Eurovision, the FA Cup.

Eurovision doesn't usually start until 8pm, maybe 7:30pm? Whilst the
FA Cup Final usually kicks off at 3pm, so neither would really clash
with any Doctor Who episode if they was on around 6pm ish.

I'd say it won't be too long before the BBC Spring schedules are
out, so we'll find out soon.

Blueshirt

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Feb 15, 2024, 8:02:40 AMFeb 15
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solar penguin wrote:

>
> Blueshirt brought forth:
>
> > Daniel65 wrote:
> >>
> >> "Steeleye Span"?? Don't you really mean 'Steeleye Dan'??
> >
> > No, I imagine SP actually means Steeleye Span! As in, the
> > folk band that is called Steeleye Span!
>
> Yes. Thank you.
>
> The woman mentions Steeleye Span and asks for their
> song Gaudette.

Note for Daniel... it's a Christmas Carol, sung in Latin!

:-)

The Doctor

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Feb 15, 2024, 8:20:45 AMFeb 15
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In article <xn0oi3srb...@reader.xsnews.nl>,
We have 2 good sources! we have a choice.

The Doctor

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Feb 15, 2024, 8:21:21 AMFeb 15
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In article <xn0oi3swo...@reader.xsnews.nl>,
Overtime/added extra time could play have.

The Doctor

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Feb 15, 2024, 8:21:34 AMFeb 15
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In article <xn0oi3t5a...@reader.xsnews.nl>,
Teaser.

Mickmane

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Feb 16, 2024, 3:18:25 AMFeb 16
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On 16.02.24, Blueshirt <blue...@indigo.news> wrote:

> The BBC have supplied the actual script in PDF form to read or
> download...

Very nice!

What I want to ask you specifically though, what's different between
this post from you, and the other one that didn't arrive here? Any idea
at all? This bugs me!

(Were the others crossposts too?)

--

Mickmane

Daniel65

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The Doctor wrote on 15/2/24 11:23 pm:
> In article <uqkh73$379j4$1...@dont-email.me>, Daniel65
> <dani...@nomail.afraid.org> wrote:
>> The Doctor wrote on 15/2/24 12:03 pm:
>>> In article <uqitdd$2oa8e$1...@dont-email.me>, solar penguin
>>> <solar....@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> John Hall <john_...@jhall.co.uk> wrote:
>>>>> In message <uqio2g$2n85l$1...@dont-email.me>, solar penguin
>>>>> <solar....@gmail.com> writes
>>>>>>
>>>>>> It’s probably gonna start on 18 May, the weekend
>>>>>> after Eurovision. The world isn’t ready for the camp
>>>>>> cheesiness if both shows on the same night!
>>>>>
>>>>> I go off on a cruise on that date. I'll have to remember to
>>>>> set it to record before I go. (Though I suppose it will still
>>>>> be on iPlayer when I get back.)
>>>>
>>>> I could be wrong. That’s just my own personal
>>>> speculation.
>>>
>>> And I was asking when is the FA Cup?
>>
>> Do YOUR own research, "Yellow Beard Yadallee". THIS *IS NOT* AN FA
>> GROUP, "Yellow Beard Yadallee". It might be ------------>
>
> But it could interfere with BBC1 DW's scheduling.

So WHAT?? Make a discussion for once in YOUR life, "Yellow Beard Yadallee"!!
--
Daniel

Daniel65

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Feb 16, 2024, 4:25:52 AMFeb 16
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Blueshirt wrote on 15/2/24 10:24 pm:
> Daniel65 wrote:
>> solar penguin wrote on 15/2/24 1:54 am:
>>>
>>> It supports the theory that there is something strange going
>>> on with Isaac Newton. His housekeeper and the Steeleye Span
>>> fan in the pub really are the same woman, not just played by
>>> the same actress, and she’s ‘a woman we’ll see a lot more of’
>>> in future.
>>>
>> (Remembering that I have yet to see Disney Who so have no real
>> idea of what you refer to ...._
>>
>> "Steeleye Span"?? Don't you really mean 'SteelyDan'??
>> https://www.steelydan.com/ ;-P
>
> No, I imagine SP actually means Steeleye Span! As in, the folk band
> that is called Steeleye Span!
>
Hmm! Actually formed BEFORE 'SteelyDan', apparently!! Never heard of them!
--
Daniel

Daniel65

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Feb 16, 2024, 4:29:34 AMFeb 16
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Blueshirt wrote on 16/2/24 12:02 am:
WELL! That's gunna be pretty useless, me trying to read it, then!! ;-P
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Daniel

Blueshirt

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