david that’s not a toy
you are not a caveman
put the nice man’s skull down
PUT DOWN THAT SKULL
THAT BELONGS TO SHERLOCK
DAVID WHAT ARE YOU DOING WITH SHERLOCK’S COAT AND SKULL?
I could be pedantic and say that he’s playing Hamlet, and that this is one of the most famous scenes written by the world’s most famous play write, the “Alas poor Yorick, I knew him Horatio” scene.
In some performances David used a real skull, that was bequeathed to the RSC by the former ‘owner’ - a Polish Pianist - especially to be used in productions of Hamlet
true fact … andré tchaikowsky died of cancer at 46 and donated his body to medical research and his skull to the RSC in the ’80s, but no one felt comfortable using it until david tennant came along. and actually, although the RSC told people they stopped using the skull when the performance moved to the west end because it was too distracting to the audience, they went on using it both on stage and in the film adaptation out of respect for tchaikowsky’s wish that his skull be used as yorick’s
so, ya know … sometimes wishes really do come true ;)
Give it back to Sherlock Doctor! He’s blaming another doctor for the missing skull.