The “Meet” Aisle

Being the star of Doctor Who – and being famous in general – can bring with it a range of issues, both good and bad. Matt Smith thankfully seems pretty level-headed, but with The Eleventh Hour airing on Saturday evening, things could change.

Matt Smith and Karen Gillan star as the Doctor and Amy Pond in Doctor WhoQuizzed in The Mirror about this very matter, Smith revealed a philosophical attitude to being the subject of romantic speculation.

“I haven’t had to cross that bridge yet because I am not as publically recognisable as I will be in a few months so I don’t know exactly what it will be like.

“I hope I will be able to sort the wheat from the chaff if you meet someone at Tesco or whatever. And you never know, I met my first girlfriend at Tesco walking down the meat aisle with my dad.”

Which is why they call it the meat aisle…

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Christian Cawley

A long-term Doctor Who fan, Christian grew up watching the show and has early memories of the Graham Williams era. His favourite stories are Inferno, The Seeds of Doom and Human Nature (although The Empty Child, Blink and Utopia all come close). When he’s not bossing around the news team, Christian is a freelance writer specialising in mobile technology and domestic computing, and enjoys classic rock, cooking and spending time in the countryside with his wife and young children. You can find him on Twitter, Facebook and Google+.

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