‘Unconventional Courtship' is a panfandom fic fest where you write and post a 1000w+ fic based on a M&B/Harlequin plot. Fics will be posted to this community, staggered through May 2014 (from the 1st to the 31st).
So since everyone is doing this right now… make me choose between two ships, characters, episodes, whatever. Pretty please! :D
Angel Coulby | Good People [x]
"I have YouTube to thank for that – you’d be amazed how many clips of donkeys braying you can find on there,” James admitted. “I sat there on YouTube watching and listening, and practiced while comparing myself to the computer screen. I’m sure I would’ve looked a bit crazy.”
James went so far into character as to refuse to speak – in human words – on or off set while filming his donkey-specific scenes.
“It was ridiculous enough as it was (in the performance), but I just wanted to keep that sound in my head, get it done, and then I would speak to people,” James adds. “I wanted to keep focused as I didn’t have too much experience with donkey work. So I basically just sort of tried to stay away from everybody until we were done shooting the scene.”
James’ method approach caused great amusement for his co-stars. Still, Angel Coulby, who as her character Gwen appears in a key scene with the donkey-fied version of Arthur, said everyone was supportive of James’ dedication and kept a straight face – at least while in his presence.
“It was kind of tricky because Bradley was taking it very seriously, so it would’ve been wrong to laugh at him,” Coulby recalls. “He was working so hard practicing the donkey sounds so he could do it authentically, and he chose to not talk so he could stay in that character. So every once in a while I had to go off on my own, have a giggle, then come back.” [source]
Just taking a break from my hiatus to post this. THANK YOU SO MUCH! I got so many new followers these last few weeks. Where are you all coming from?! Haha. Anyway, is there anything you guys would like to see or PSD requests or whatever? I’m feeling celebratory. :D
YOU HAVE NO IDEA HOW MUCH THIS MESSAGE JUST CHEERED ME UP! THAAAAAAANK YOU! :D
arthur/gwen + quotes (requested by anon)
series 3 [2/2]
+ bonus braying