Moffat’s the kind of writer who likes watching you suffer through his intricate plot twists and turns. RTD was the kind of writer who snuck up behind you, dropped a bombshell, and then ran away cackling into the night.
there has never been a more accurate description of the doctor who writers.
David Tennant: I remember when they were filming but I wasn’t on camera, but filming my half of that scene… James Hawes, the director, he came up to me and said, “Come just make them laugh. Be off camera and make them laugh.” Julie Gardner: Did you? What did you do? David Tennant: I got Steve, my make-up artist, to paint a big mustache on my face. It seemed to work.