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Garret Keogh, Online Editor | 16:31 UK time, Friday, 8 January 2010

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The legendary BBC Three gang pulled out all the stops last night in bringing us the biggest and best Being Human event to date, and we were there to capture it all on film. What many had expected to be a simple screening turned into a full-on series premiere, with highlights including...

- Appearances from Russell, Aidan, Lenora and Sinead signing autographs, chatting to fans and posing for pictures. In amongst the crowd were a few other cast members who are not yet familiar faces... but soon will be.

- CenSSA operatives scanning for Type 1s, 2s and 3s amongst the audience. They were pretty thorough in their searches for paranormal activity, including the odd torch-in-the-face moment, but I'm sure it was nothing personal...

- A confused, post-change werewolf bursting out of a van parked opposite the cinema, before being ushered away by the operatives. He later escaped and re-appeared in the cinema, causing havoc as he went.

- Vampires wandering around scaring the absolute dickens out of everyone. (We tried to take pics but nothing came out, obviously.) A vampire later collapsed in the theatre and was only brought round when a blood transfusion was administered from a waiting paramedic.

- The new episode screened on a full cinema-size screen. It's gorier, funnier and scarier than ever before so do not miss it this Sunday 9:30pm on BBC Three.

...and finally getting a chance to meet you guys, the awesome fans and bloggers whose enthusiasm, party rings and love for the show made this event the most fun we've had since watching George try to chat up Nina. Priceless.

Now we're just moments away from the first show of the new series... Roll on Sunday.


  • Comment number 1.

    Oh my god! That was fab....really wishing I'd been there now, even though I saw ep1 on Monday!

    You guys were fab!

    Unable to speak at the moment!

    Thanks BH production! Wondeful!

  • Comment number 2.

    argh its not working!! :(

  • Comment number 3.

    BH PROD TEAM:: Can't get video to work...just keeps saying This content is not working....


  • Comment number 4.

    anglo same for me :( :( (and how to i find eagle and peoples with pictures from last night on twitter? XX)

  • Comment number 5.

    The vid doesn't work for me either :(
    But you got a mention with the "party rings" lol oh you do all make me giggle.
    Just about to leave work so maybe vid will work for me at home?

  • Comment number 6.

    Worked for me after a couple of stops and starts/

  • Comment number 7.

    Alismooth: My Twitter name is Angloirishgal and if you find me on Twitter, tweet me and I'll DM you back..

  • Comment number 8.

    Omgosh!! So hilarious, that's my mum being interviewed by CenSSA guy!!! :D I'm next to her with glasses! LOL so good! Thanks guys! It was all awesome!!!

  • Comment number 9.

    Literally about to leave....got my coat on and everything.....but then it worked :D
    Lol at Aidan with beer in hand - not drinking it out of the bottle I hope haha ;)
    And also noted the "chemistry" if thats the right word between him & Lenora....didn't go unnoticed :P

    And BLOGGERS....in all of your glory lol!
    Aww bless you! Reeeeally wish I'd been there, and as me & some others told Sinead, which she then told the camera "We were all there in Spirit" lol :P

  • Comment number 10.

    SHAZAM! Fixed it.

    Video is now working, so all those having problems please try again.

    It was a great night!

  • Comment number 11.

    okk i think i am following u not sure.... only got twitter like a week ago lol and gave up trying to understand it lol :) vid works now :) looks SOO GOOD!! :( :( :(

  • Comment number 12.

    BeingHumanProduction: It's back...thanks for fixing it...seems to be getting a bit of air time now...

  • Comment number 13.

    Oh my god!
    Looks crazy but awesome at the same time lol

    ok so this is great even if it did make me feel even more jealous! of the ppl who went but looks fab and so glad everyone had a good night.

    who gives a damn about the weather when you have BH to go to lol
    Debs x

  • Comment number 14.

    Wow that looked amazing!! Thanks for putting this on for us. You are so great to your fans. Sorry I couldn't make it in the end.

  • Comment number 15.

    i'm so jealous i couldn't go, it sounded so amazing!

    oh well, roll on sunday!! :D

  • Comment number 16.

    Oooh, long time lurker - first time poster.

    Just to say I was there last night and I can honestly say I have not had so much good, honest fun in a while! Thanks for going above and beyond.

    Episode 1 was amazing - can't wait to see the rest of the series.

    PS: I was wondering which one of you bloggy peeps was cute, burgandy cardigan boy! ;)

  • Comment number 17.

    right i am now on twitter- so confused and no idea what i am doing but for those of you who do know, my name on there is cadburylover100
    thanks soo much for the vid :) :) :)

  • Comment number 18.

    yay!!!! We did two interviews, one before and one after so I did actually talk and not just laugh... but obviously they didn't have time to put everything on there. my girls just watched it with me and were all excited, lol.

  • Comment number 19.

    It was an awesome night! The ep itself is brilliant but the promenade actors were fun too :-)

    Am really sad I had to leave to get the train before I could get autos but it was still fun!

  • Comment number 20.

    Alismooth: Just fed your name into Find People and it isn't coming up...try putting mine in...go to Find People at the top and put my name into the search bit, see what happens..

  • Comment number 21.

    ;D soooo good thank you so much BHProd!

  • Comment number 22.

    that looked amazing! aaw i love sinead, i was definitely there in spirit...yeh, i definitely wasn't stuck at home in the snow in yorkshire. haha
    i'm jealous of my spirit :)

    and if there's more pictures on twitter (?) i might join up just to look. :)

  • Comment number 23.

    anglo- it says i am now following you.. :)

  • Comment number 24.

    Shame there wasn't any shots of the person who got the cast to sign her my little pony!!!

  • Comment number 25.

    What's it like being on film then SweetLyssa? You looked fab!

    Lol at someone getting their My little Pony signed!

  • Comment number 26.

    which one is sweet lyssa and genevieve :S ?? do we know who anyone else videoed was? xx

  • Comment number 27.

    Thanks Barry and Team for this...but Bbarry darling..you said you'd airbrush me to look young and beautiful..what happened?...!!!!

    Thats me by the way as well geting Aidan to sign my book with his pic in ( all 4 signed next to their pics which I used from their blog interview pics put up recently...Aidan said 'where did you get that picture?' )...that of course was after ..wait for it...AIDAN KISSED ME..and yes it was ON THE LIPS ( poor boy will probably never recover...)..reason for this?...we'd bought all 4 of the cast sweets/chocs and i had a box of Heroes for Aidan. I teased him about not wanting any presents from the bloggers ( Christmas vid)..but he denied this saying he did want presents so I gave him the box and he said..'Really ..are these for me?' and I thought he was just going for the hug but I got a smacker as well!!

    Lenora and Sinead very appreciative of their gifts and Anglo and I got hugs and kisses from them as well ( but not on the lips you'll be pleaed to know...) believe that eagle gave Russell presi as well.

    But as well as watchng the fantastic first eps and meeting the fab 4..we also got to meet mr P and the Blog team...you were great guys...what happened to rest of interviews...were they that bad..or did I really look that bad and you couldn't bar showing it..?

    Censsa stuff totaly unexpected and such great fun both outside whilst waiting to go in and inside.

    Met Toby and had word with him about eps 1..he was so lovely..everyone was so lovely. It was a truely fab night and thanks to BBC and BHproduction Team for putting it all on. Everyone in cinema seemed to enjoy themselves.

    have some pics bt very tired now ...been long day at work and i've had 4 hours sleep ..but will try later to get on Twitpics or maybe tomorrow.

  • Comment number 28.

    such a great evening & great memories! All i want to know is when is the next event?!!

  • Comment number 29.

    Oh, wow, it looks like it was a really exciting night!

  • Comment number 30.

    lol Alismooth I'm the one with glasses on the cenSSA interviewed the crowd bit!! My mums being interviewed next to me!
    Lol about the My Little Pony thing!! Russell signed something for me! And drew a cute little pic!

  • Comment number 31.

    Cor you lucky people that looked fab! Can't wait to see it on Sunday.

  • Comment number 32.

    Yes, big thanks to everyone we interviewed... wish we had more time to include some more of the great comments but unfortunately we ran out of edit time! It was great that everyone had such a great time and there's pics and comments all over Facebook/Twitter/The Blog so there's lots more for people to discover if they go looking.

    In summary... You guys ROCK!

  • Comment number 33.

    OMG thanks for showin BH PROD i love yoo !

  • Comment number 34.

    It's fun to be in a video. xD I can't help wondering what was going on with my voice there though. I'm normally really quiet!! Honest. I just was a bit too hyper on the night.

  • Comment number 35.

    you lucky, lucky, lucky, lucky, lucky, lucky people!!

    the event looks amazing. slightly envious...

    i'm sure you had a super duper time. dorina - you lucky lucky woman!

    bet you're all still on cloud 9

  • Comment number 36.

    "scared the absolutely chickens out of everyone" Yeah you dont say!! Lol! Hope you excused my apalling language lol he scared the life outa me!

    Mr P (and Phil!) forget about us - YOU are awesome and thanks so much for not including me in the film :-D I can relax now lol it was a brilliant night and it seems everyone really enjoyed it thanks in no small part to you 2 who spent ages with us and we really appreciated it :-)

  • Comment number 37.

    BeingHumanProduction: The pleasure was all ours...we had a blast...hope we didn't frighten you too much! xxxx

  • Comment number 38.

    alismooth- joooos - going to add u on twitter now if i can! (not a public profile i have but don't thinnk i'll keep it that way for long i don't know haha)
    ah! BHPROD please please PLEASE consider doing this sort of thing again it looked actually amazing! (if you ever think you might not- just think, if we could crash the BBC ticket site, what else could we do?) HAHA! x

  • Comment number 39.

    Thanks to BH production for putting this on, it looked amazing and I hope everyone who went had a great time. Plus thanks to the cast/Toby for braving the bad weather.

    I can't wait for the new series to start.
    Also is it wrong of me to be incredibly excited at the trailer for Lenora's new series Material Girl?! I collect Barbies and I was squeeing like mad at all the wonderful dolls in it.

  • Comment number 40.

    Yeah maybe next time it could be in Bristol in honour of the show? Easier for lot of people to get to and cheaper to park lol but I know the cast are London based arent they so spose thats the problem :-S I just cnat wait for the next one wherever it is lol itll just be great if more bloggers could make it next time :-)

  • Comment number 41.

    jaynedoll - yeah big week for lenora isnt it!! BH on sunday then material girl on thursday! Go Lenora! Hehe so happy for them all doing so well!

    Oh and I recruited my cabbie yesterday lol! I told him where I was going etc and he had never heard of the show so gave him the hard sell and it seems Sineads the most famous now lol turns out he was a doctor who fan "oh the catus woman? yeah she was good wasnt she and pretty fit without the spikes" LOL so yeah told him she was in it and then said Russell aka the fella off the titanic was in it too and he seemed dead chuffed and is now really looking forward to it lol!

    See this word of mouth stuffs quite good :-P

  • Comment number 42.

    And don't forget Russell's new series..about twentysomethings and marriage...he said in an interview there's not much action outside of the bedroom....I have no idea when it starts, later this year I'd guess....Lenora's new series is Thursday 14th on BBC1, might be 9 or 9.30...

  • Comment number 43.

    BNTW (38) I saw your tweet and am now following you!

  • Comment number 44.

    would love to know the posters they had up will there becopies put up on the gallery or on the fb page

  • Comment number 45.

    Anglo yeah thats a pilot "unemployed and lazy" but he starts filming something else on monday apparently cant remember who told me now or what it was but hes doing something! I remember I asked whether it was that series and they didnt know...blimey who told me thats bugging me now!

  • Comment number 46.

    he'd better do Torchwood too! If they do another series Russell so has to be in!!

  • Comment number 47.

    as a regular!

  • Comment number 48.

    ok twitter........... getting into it now :) and jsut got a message back from sinead! i know everyone has on here and stuff but still i got such a rush! and feel kinda famous now lol :D ok so i'm a little weird.... :P not a stalker i promise!! well... :S :S lol :)

  • Comment number 49.

    Dorina yeah I saw you give aidan the choccies - i just bought loadsa sweets in case it was like Notts and we could just sling em on the table but it was a bit differnt...and considering the cast only grabbed a couple each and I'm allergic to em there doesnt seem to be many left guys lol glad you enjoyed em anyway and Russell seemed pleased with hi hersheys kisses...next time ill get everyone proper pressies hopefully have a bit more money then - when its not so close to christmas :-P but at least they all got something from someone lol the girl who was with Russell bless her she got lumbered with his presents including the hersheys :-P totally worth it I got my birthday kiss :-D and got kisses on cheeks from the others as well - I think I got one off Aidan lol I really cant remember now :-S but if I did I'm sure it was wonderful lol certainly didnt get one on the lips like Dorina though!

    Oh and thank you to the people who got me birthday cards :-) they got home in one peice and have taken pride of place on my mantlepiece even if it is a day late now im back lol anyway much appreciated :-) and Sinead said happy birthday hehe - the others did too when I told em lol but Sinead actually remembered (not that I havent been tweeting her a thousand times a day telling her lol oops but still it made me smile big time :-D) still cant decide whether its a good thing or not that they all remembered me from Notts :-P

    I was ever so well behaved yesterday kept quiet and was really reserved then that vampire hollyoaks fella came over and made the whole room laugh at me lol see not at all my fault - blame him!

  • Comment number 50.

    whats the public timeline???? :S :S

  • Comment number 51.

    Ooh and for those not on twitter - Sinead tweeted earlier saying her and Lenora ar eon radio 1 at 11.30 tomorrow :-) Im at work but will iplayer when I get home :-)

  • Comment number 52.

    it seems a lot of the being human have made it to doctor who... lenora was on gridlock, russel was on the titanic one, sinead was the... cactus woman and tully (forgot his real name...) was shakespear!!

  • Comment number 53.

    if you got posters on the night do you think we'll be able to buy them soon? now that would be cool...
    and Russell's action figures of course. that'd be my birthday sorted :) haha

    and yeh i think tat that y'young, unemployed and lazy' starts in the sprin

  • Comment number 54.

    Wow...that looked fabulous....so pleased for the fans that it was so good and everyone had such a great time.

    Only two sleeps to go!!!

  • Comment number 55.

    (53) sorry about the typos!
    i meant 'spring'.
    and 'that'
    and tbh i only needed 1 'y'.
    haHA ;)
    that's what you get when your computer's too slow to keep up with your typing and you don't wait for it to catch up before clicking 'post'. hmmm...lol

  • Comment number 56.

    for all you watching dancing on ice - bobby davro went to my old school :)

  • Comment number 57.

    looking back to the CENSSA post on Lauren
    "You shouldn't let them do that, turn someone you care about they might become cruel"
    at the time I thought this was just self awareness now what would the friends be like. How cruel?
    Also the more I hear about the event the more gutted I am to have missed out but two days from now.

  • Comment number 58.

    Oh cool - series 3 starts filming in April - DVD is out on the 12th so blog team aren't gonna have much time off are they :-) series 2 will finish then the dvd's out then we'll hopefully start getting some behind the scenes goodies :-) thats assuming this series is good lol who knows it might be rubbish and nobody'll be bothered and we can all go back to having lives. Yeah. Sure. Lol

  • Comment number 59.

    Oh no I'm on the video :O LOL *pretends it's not me*
    So glad to see some clips of it though its like being there all over again :D Also great to see what the interviews were they were filming up there :)

  • Comment number 60.

    haha, ooh thanks for the info eagle!
    blog team giving us series 3 goodies soon!!! too much goodness to take in at once!! x

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  • Comment number 62.

    if season 3 has a live event I will be checking two hours before they are supposed to be available as you be my witness I will not be thwarted again

    too much?

  • Comment number 63.

    BTW, Eagle... have to ask... did you feel everyone turning to look at you every time there was a naked George shot? lol!!

  • Comment number 64.

    61 - Me I've watched the entire previous episode now all i have is 200 suduku puzzles to get through.

    don't judge it helps to alleviate stress

  • Comment number 65.

    Lyssa - yep lol and at one point I think I just overflowed a little bit and went "eee" lol and people started laughing I wasn't sure if they were laughing at that - if they were then apologies for maybe ruining a tense moment lol or maybe people were just laughing because they were so happy seeing Russells bum again I dunno lol

  • Comment number 66.

    LOL as the person sitting behind you I noticed the odd squee of delight but my friend next to me was doing the same too as she loves Russell! It made me smile, especially as I would have been just the same if they were Aidan naked scenes..there needs to be more of those btw...just saying ;)

  • Comment number 67.

    lol at eagle :)
    and ewan i know :( i've found a website where u can watch all the episodes (with onringal music) so been watching them all repeatedly and did manage to find the pilot :D :D prefer the series but i wanted to watch everythinggggggggggggggggg lol i've workd out seen episode 6 over seven times, and thats the one i have seen the least :) lol
    whats everyone favourite episode then? i'm sure this has been asked before but in this countdown i am just too hyped up to think abotu anything else lol, mine is number 5 :) gets me EVERY time when herrick comes through the door :) :)

  • Comment number 68.

    "Let me in! Let me in"
    mine is still Annie's reply to the former canteen worker in 6

  • Comment number 69.

    Hmm favourite episode is probably 5 but the ones I watch over and over the most are the first half of 3 and first half of 4 lol so thats kinda just one :-S

    Thats what I'm a bit worried about this series :-( don't get me wrong it was great - absolutely fantastic, gripping stuff and I'm in no doubt that the rest will be just as good if not better (apparently 3 is the best!) but I hope the exciting dark stuff doesnt come at the expense of the humour. Whenever people asked me what was good about the show I always said one of the main things was that finally it was a "comedy drama" that actually was a comedy drama as apposed to a comedy with very little substance/story or a drama with the odd one liner - Toby seemed to find the perfect balance in series 1.

    Obviously I don't want to talk too much about this episode but there were some really funny lines I just think maybe because I was so desperate to find out what happened in terms of the story the comedy took a back seat in my mind if that makes sense - I stil think though - talking about favourite episodes in series 1 - it's the drama and the gritty stuff that makes you watch next weeks but its the comedy that makes you want to watch that same episode again.

    I tell you what it's driving me nuts not being able to watch it again! Last series I got into the habit of having the episode on a constant loop whenever I was at home for the week on iplayer lol. Can't wait til tomorrow night. And Lloydy's putting a new video up before it airs as well...hmm wonder what that'll be "video evidence" from last night maybe??

  • Comment number 70.

    69 - Revenge is sweet its not like you've seen it

    oh yes right

  • Comment number 71.

    oooh nice! the video is here!
    Im glad that I can only barely be seen at the very end, missa don't like the camera so much ihih!

    I will repeat myself, but fantastic night, guys!

  • Comment number 72.

    Marie here, changed back my nickname to MarieMJS like I told everyone, for some reason the bbc website had just "Marie" O__o ...

  • Comment number 73.

    Can't see the video here : ( Will it be available anywhere else so that non-UK fans can have a look?

  • Comment number 74.

    You can see me at the end Squeeing over Aiden! How embarrassing: me at my most geeky :S

  • Comment number 75.

    Aww I wish I was there, it sounded great
    Any chance of another meet, when the weather improves

  • Comment number 76.

    Ashleigh: Geek Pride!! And if you're really that embarressed then just compare yourself to how hyper I was! That's much more embarrassing. I have to go out the room when people are watching it because I can't stand to see myself again xD

  • Comment number 77.

    hi looked so good and then c came on i was like i no her!!!

    really wish i could of gone whens the next one?

  • Comment number 78.

    I loved the whole event although I wasn't sure what I was more excited about - watching the first episode or meeting everyone!I couldn't quite believe it when I arrived as I managed to be the first in the queue after travelling all the way from Leeds that morning. My dream came true when I managed to get a picture of the man himself - all thanks to being at the front! The whole atmosphere was electric thanks to the actors who kept us all entertained. A lovely lady brought us all cups of tea ( a link to Annie in the episode I think?)
    The whole cast were lovely and spent time with us, signing autographs and having pictures taken (bet these are well looked after)The whole episode was extremely dark and left us all wanting more! Can I please have a goldfish aswell Aidan?Thanks so much for a once in a lifetime opportunity!

  • Comment number 79.

    Ahhh I wish I was there! :(

  • Comment number 80.

    I'm late to comment, as we just got back, but my hubby and I flew up from Germany for the event (yes, we actually did, even if people taking attendance didn't believe us). We had an absolute BLAST! The new season looks great and it was great seeing all the production involved in this premiere. Meeting Russell (our favorite :-)) was fantastic!!

  • Comment number 81.

    HI, being human team.
    I have been told this is the best way to contact you.
    I have 3 public houses in bristol, all of which I would like to offer to you if you need locations for filming.
    Love this show... it's addictive.

  • Comment number 82.

    Have watched BH from begining. Just found out that tickets went on offer for series 2 live event and almost died with jelousy. Didnt sign to BH web page till recently. How did you all find out about it. Hoping series 3 has the same event. Cheers


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