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DIRECTOR'S COMMENTARY #9: OWEN'S BREAKDOWN

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Garret Keogh, Online Editor | 10:00 UK time, Monday, 27 July 2009

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New to BH? Watch out, this post contains spoilers from series one...

 

He thought he was in control...  He thought he could play it cool...  But in reality, Owen's luck was about to run out in spectacular fashion.  As he tried to confront the trio, little did he know he was in for a total breakdown thanks to some very choice words from our ghost with the most.  It's a classic scene from episode six and now, for the penultimate time, director Colin Teague picks up the mic and gives us his unique insight.

 

Stay tuned for the final director's commentary coming soon.

 

Comments

  • Comment number 1.

    Thanks Colin and gang:

    I think this is one of most people's fave scene. It appeals to the side of our nature that likes to see 'cocky' people get their come- uppance.

    Annie is absolutely brilliant in it, cool and calm. And I love the quick 'No dont't tell' glance from Mitchell. And the Policeman needing a different form....so many fab bits.

    Has Colin just promised that we will finally find out what Annie whispers next series??

  • Comment number 2.

    Just re-read my last comment and it made absoluetly no sense whatsoever (even to me) I meant Annie whispered it last series...we find out what it was next series.....sorry got a bit of Rossettiitis.

  • Comment number 3.



    ...........which is exactly the same as Mitchellitis except with bigger hats....smaller fangs....and alot more paint!!

  • Comment number 4.

    Lol VF yet again you crack me up :-P don't forget the swishy coat...I do love the swishy coat :-) and of course the armadillo :-)

  • Comment number 5.

    If I can spread a little mirth as I trudge this weary path then it will all have been worth it'

    Forgot about the armadillo....it's going to his mums you know!!

    Ayway, have I understood Colin correctly about the whisper?

  • Comment number 6.

    I kept my eyes glued on Owen, trying to see every twitch, movement, his every single reaction to the trio... It was very convincing. Very convincing enough to believe that whatever he was saying was a defense mechanism, trying to stave off his ultimate breakdown.

    It was inevitable.

    The mere sight of the trio staring coldly at Owen after he enters the house sends a chill right down my spine!

    And the way that Annie describes what and how Mitchell and George could re-define evil... Capital!

    This is one of the best confrontational scenes I've seen, ever. No need for blood or gore... just a mind game, trying to see who will give up and give in.

  • Comment number 7.

    Hi, I'm trying to get in touch with someone on the production team of Being Human. I created the facebook page for the show when the Pilot was first shown on BBC3 and since then there are now 20,848 fans of the page - more than I ever thought when I first made the page (pre-commissioning for the series).

    I've had a message from the admin of Facebook about confirming the affiliation of the page with the brand, which obviously I don't have, having never intended this page as an official page originally. I have tried to contact the BBC before to hand over the administration of the page but had no response. Obviously if there is an 'official' facebook page I can redirect people there, but if there is somebody on the production team or associated with this blog that wants to be given admin on the existing page then please get in touch (my BBC username at gmail.com). I'm happy to do so. The page was created as part of the campaign to get the series commissioned, rather than any attempt to usurp an official facebook site.

    I'm happy to carry on moderating the page, but for it to continue existing I will need a BBC admin.

    Thanks,

    Lizzy Campbell

  • Comment number 8.

    Hmm not sure what to suggest really other than maybe sending Barry P a message or maybe Toby - if it'll benefit the show im sure they'll be happy to put you on to the right people - don't think people have to add you to message them on facebook do they? As long as they don't start getting bombarded with crazy fans I don't think they'd mind.

    Wow when I joined the group there were under 100 lol I'm guessing it's shot up since Saturday lol America's a big place :-)

  • Comment number 9.

    I'm a big fan from aussie land and I think the show is fantastic, the actors are well suited to there
    roles, it is such a different concept, I just want to say to the writers and producers,keep up
    the good work, and I can't wait for the next series to start, oh and by the way I love Mitchills
    accent in the show, it adds a quiet elegance to his charater and Annie is a darling,George is
    a person you really want to help because you feel sorry for him cos of his condition,..I don't
    think that I would look forward to turning into a werewolf either....Great show... keep it
    going pleeeze....

  • Comment number 10.

    Word up BH Fans! Thanks for comment #7, we're looking into this.

    Hope you're enjoying the commentaries. We'll have number 10 coming to you in the near future. Haven't the directors been mega? Top guys.

    Just a reminder, you know the blog is the first place to come for all your series two goss, right? Not that there is any yet. OR IS THERE? Ooh, now we're really messing with you. Stay tuned...

  • Comment number 11.

    You know it's not big and it's not clever, a woman in my condition (I mean my EML) should not be messed with. If you know gossip, speak it now or I will be forced to withhold that part of my TV Licence payment which specifically covers BH gossip.

  • Comment number 12.

    oooo getting proper excited now. :)
    I only pay my licence for this programme, ok and maybe Eastenders.
    These commentaries are great and so glad to see new usernames on here.
    Like the extras rename to 'background artists' lol.

  • Comment number 13.

  • Comment number 14.

    "Don't turn out the light." Annie.

  • Comment number 15.

    Wow BHprod long time no see?! Thought maybe you were tied to that headboard again lol

    Right tomorrow Im catching up on all internet video stuff - these are top of the list as well as BH does comic con via the wonder that is youtube and of course tonights desperate romantics which I was cruelly torn away from after the first ten minutes very excited to hear them all think ive only heard the first 3

  • Comment number 16.

    I just wanted to say that I saw this show for the first time on Saturday. I loved it! The characters were interesting. I will come back for more.

  • Comment number 17.

    I'm new to this blog site although I've been looking at, and loving, everything that the BH Production team have been doing for the last 6 months. Just wanted to say that this is the best website/blog for any BBC production....perhaps a few of the BH team could lend a hand to the team producing the Desperate Romantics site. ( love that show but, apart from the great info on the art and the yummy Aidan reading the sonnet , the website as yet not humming in terms of clips/behind the scenes etc). Perhaps a bit unfair...early days!
    Having just watched Toby, Russell, Lenora and Aidan on Comic Con 2009 (Youtube)can the BH Production team pass on to them massive congratulations from those of us watching on the net...they put on a great show which was funny as well as informative. Russell was in his element really engaging with the audience. For those bloggers who have suggested Aidan comes across as a litle cocky it's clear from Comic Con that he isn't at all...he's a little shy I think. From one Irish soul to another I'd also like to say go raibh maith agat to Aidan for his gentle jibe at Toby who suggested that they were all British..(re Aidan's aside...'Paddy at the end of the table')
    looking forward to the next .and sadly it seems last..director's commentary

 

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