Archive for May 8th, 2011

Torchwood's John Barrowman said banning same sex kissing in early evening shows is ridiculous. He will be take a stand against the ban.
Torchwood’s John Barrowman said banning same sex kissing in early evening shows is ridiculous. He will be take a stand against the ban.

“Torchwood” star John Barrowman is stunned, British Prime Minister David Cameron might be  supporting a ban on same sex kissing before 9pm. The policy would  ban  same-sex kissing on U.K. television during “pre-watershed” TV hours.

New Trailer for “Torchwood: Miracle Day” to be unleashed on You Tube”

“Torchwood’s” John Barrowman, who plays Capt. Jack Harkness, is openly gay.  Barrowman’s character  Jack was  in love with  Ianto (Gareth David-Lloyd) in earlier episodes their relationship quickly became a popular storyline.Barrowman says he isn’t asking censors allow  full-on sex scenes during pre-watershed hours, “but a kiss? That’s ridiculous. This sparks a bit of a flame in me, and it’s something that I will stand up for.””I’m shocked,” Barrowman says. “I don’t have all the information, but if it’s true and it’s going to happen, I think it’s ridiculous. If we can see a man and a woman kiss [in the earlier hours], we should be able to see two men kiss or two women kiss. It’s a sign of affection and love. There’s nothing dirty about it. It’s perfectly natural, perfectly normal. To do this suggests that it’s bad, that’s it’s wrong. And there is nothing about me and my life that is wrong.”

The actor says he is surprised by this news. He was invited to 10 Downing Street after Cameron became prime minister. “They wanted to have a relationship with a lot of the gay community and get their thoughts on stuff,” he says. “This frightens me, because this goes back to what I call the old conservative ways of the Conservative party in the U.K. It shows that they are not being progressive and not moving forward.”

Interview: John Barrowman and Bill Pullman on Torchwood: Miracle Day

A detailed visual comparison of the timelines of Doctor Who's River Song and the Doctor.
River Song and the doctor timeline. Click on the photo to go to the full size chart. You can zoom on the bigger image by clicking on the part you want to to enlarge.

River Song and the Doctor have been a very popular subject on the net.  AndorianBlues over at Reddit.com has made an amazing chart!   This is the link for the discussion thread.

Doctor Who’s River Song – Alex Kingston Interview

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