Tonight’s episode of Doctor Who, which is of course entitled, The Angels Take Manhattan, sees the departures of Amy Pond and Rory Williams, and in an interview with the Daily Mirror, Karen Gillan – who of course plays Amy – has revealed that the tears we’ll see on-screen were in fact real.
Describing her exit from the show as “highly emotional” she told the paper that she in fact wept for a fortnight after she filmed her final scenes as the Doctor’s sidekick.
She said, “I just can’t believe it’s real. I have just always thought in my head I am in the show until the final episode airs, so I thought I had loads of time.
“But now it is approaching.
“It is a really weird sensation because I can’t wait to see the episode and can’t wait for everyone else to see it – but I don’t want it to air at the same time… Read more & comment »
As fans of Doctor Who will doubtless know, this weekend’s episode, The Angels Take Manhattan, will see the exit of popular sidekicks Amy Pond and Rory Williams, who are of course played by Karen Gillan and Arthur Darvill…
And today, Arthur has revealed that starring in the show as Rory has been, “the best job I’ve ever had.”
However, he also revealed to TV Choice magazine that leaving the show was also one of the hardest things he’s ever had to do.
He said, “There were lots of people crying at the read-through. It was great because it does mean so much to all of us, and I think that’s right.
“I don’t think we were being over-emotional about it, it’s a really emotional script. I can’t really speak for anyone else but I’m so proud of what we’ve done on this show…
As fans of Doctor Who will no doubt know, this weekend’s episode, which is entitled, The Angels Take Manhattan, will see the end of Amy Pond (Karen Gillan) and Rory Williams (Arthur Darvill) #sadfarewell!
And ahead of the episode, which airs on BBC1 on Saturday at 7:20pm, we have a bunch of sneak peek pictures and two trailers for you which you can see after the jump.
But first, of the episode, which will see New York’s statues coming to life all around the Doctor (Matt Smith) and his cohorts, the show’s creator Steven Moffat has told Radio Times that he just had to bring back the Weeping Angels.
He said, “There was something about the Weeping Angels and New York that just seemed to make sense to me.
“It’s always good to find a new form for them and we’ve got little cherubs this time.”
On the subject of exactly how Amy and Rory bow out in this episode, Moffat wouldn’t provide RT with any juicy spoilers, but he did say, “There will be tragedy. It’s a heartbreaking farewell to Amy and Rory.” Read more & comment »