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The world, proper at this very second, sort of looks like Hell, with isolation preserving family and friends aside, and leaving the world in want of leisure. And, that very same sentiment applies to the Good Omens staff of Michael Sheen’s Aziraphale and David Tennant’s Crowley, as they too are locked down with the remainder of the world.
However, that hasn’t stopped them from celebrating the 30th anniversary of Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett’s seminal fantasy novel, with a video aptly titled “Lockdown.” Watch this brief, however candy, addition to the Good Omens canon, beneath:
Don’t fear, your sense of time hasn’t been skewed that badly in quarantine. Whereas the Prime Video collection debuted final Might, Good Omens the novel was launched on this very day in 1990. That makes at the moment the proper time to overhear a cellphone name between Michael Sheen and David Tennant’s protagonists as they ponder what they’ve been as much as of their respective domiciles.
After saving the world from the younger Antichrist of their six episode spree, each the angel and his demonic counterpart are… really staying put. Imagine it or not, David Tennant’s Crowley doesn’t even wish to exit, regardless of being a pure match for violating social distancing rules within the identify of chaos.
Which leaves him bored and in want of a cellphone name together with his expensive buddy, who’s been preserving busy himself. In his personal model of lockdown enjoyable, Michael Sheen’s Aziraphale has been residing as much as his angelic nature, because the Good Omens bookshop proprietor really fended off a theft in a method that solely he would dare to set about. Which implies he despatched his can be thieves dwelling with tons of truffles, after a stern speaking to.
Clearly, by means of the usage of voice-over expertise, and incredible nonetheless photographs that border on the pornographic (particularly that cut up pastry full of clotted cream and jam), Michael Sheen and David Tennant had been capable of reprise their roles because the memorable saviors of society. However this Good Omens brief completely will get the job achieved, as even with only a radio present fashion efficiency, you possibly can see their characters in your head.
Listening to how Crowley misses his expensive buddy is heartbreaking, in addition to Aziraphale’s hopeful message about seeing him “when that is throughout,” which simply exhibits how Sheen and Tennant are nonetheless locked into the character of those Good Omens characters. Collaborating with Neil Gaiman to write down this brief, collection director Douglas Mackinnon guided the enjoyable, and even present composer David Arnold lendt some music to the proceedings, so it nearly looks like one other episode of Good Omens exists!
Whereas we’d love to listen to extra Good Omens shorts like this sooner or later, it’s nonetheless a trigger for celebration to listen to Aziraphale and Crowley are likely to their celestial friendship as solely they may.
Good Omens is presently accessible for streaming on Amazon Prime Video; and from all of us at CinemaBlend, a cheerful 30th anniversary to the world that Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett gave us all to get pleasure from.