Podcasts

Episode 322 – Small Soldiers

In this week’s episode we look at two Fifth Doctor and Nyssa stories from the Big Finish Doctor Who Main Range. First it’s the four story anthology offering, Circular Time. Then we examine Renaissance of the Daleks. Find out what we liked and didn’t like in these two offerings.

Plus, we look at some news of the week, including another trailer for the upcoming series 10.

And, of course, your feedback.

Enjoy!

Episode 321 – Bye-Bye, Duggan!

In this week’s podcast we revisit one of our favorite stories, City of Death. But, this time it’s for a review of the novelization of the classic TV story, written by James Goss, from the story by Douglas Adams and David Fisher. We compare the treatment and discuss it’s transformation from on-screen gem to book form.

Plus, a few news items this week.

Enjoy!

Episode 320 – Settling for Less

In this week’s episode we delve into some Seventh and Tenth Doctor materials.

First we look at the Big Finish Main Range audio play, story #82 “The Settling”. This story features the Seventh Doctor, Ace and Hex in a historical setting.

Then it’s on to the Titan Comics 10th Doctor series 2 issues #2.11 – #2.17, featuring the Tenth Doctor, Gabriella “Gabby” Gonzalez and Cindy Wu.

Plus we look at some news that came out last week.

Enjoy!

Episode 319 – We’ve Got the Power

In this week’s show we examine two versions of a classic Dalek tale.

First, it’s the recently released animated version of the classic Second Doctor story, The Power of the Daleks featuring Patrick Troughton’s first appearance as the Doctor. He joins companions, Ben and Polly on this adventure.

Then, we look at the fan mounted The Power of the Daleks – Reimagined, which is a modernized take on the classic tale, presented to fans as part of a fundraising effort for charities back in 2013.

Also, we look at some news and rumors.

And, of course, your feedback.

Enjoy!

Episode 318 – Army Registration

In this week’s episode we talk army registration…er… we mean baby registration. But really the stuff you care about is our reviews.

First, we finish off Titan Comics 11th Doctor series 2 with issues #2.11 – #2.15 featuring, of course, the Eleventh Doctor, Alice, The Squire, Abslom Daak and River Song.

Then we tackle Big Finish 4th Doctor Adventures: S2 #5 Phantoms Of The Deep featuring the Fourth Doctor and Romana I.

Plus, some more news this week.

And, of course, your feedback.

Enjoy!

Episode 317 – Woodworms Scrubs Prison Blues

In this week’s episode we look at two pieces from our friends over at Candy Jar Books. First, it’s the final novel in the third phase of the Lethbridge-Stewart series, Mind of Stone by Iain McLaughlan. This will be a spoiler filled review of that book.

Then, we look at The Xmas Files featuring three short stories including The Feast of Evans by Simon A Forward, The Fright Before Christmas by Tom Dexter, and Home for Christmas by a collection of the authors who have worked on the LS series.

Plus, we have some convention announcements, and a look at some of the news that came out this week.

And, of course, your feedback.

Enjoy!

 

Episode 316 – The Zygon Who Loved Me

In this week’s show, we feature another of our Adversary Archives. This time we look at The Zygons.

First, our review of Big Finish 8th Doctor Adventures Season 2: #6 The Zygon Who Fell To Earth.

Then we step outside the world of Who proper with a look at the professionally produced BBV video, Zygon, When Being You Just Isn’t Enough.

Plus we examine some BIG news in the world of Doctor Who with the recent announcement that Peter Capaldi is leaving the show.

Enjoy!

 

 

Episode 315 – Remembering Sir John Hurt

In this week’s episode we pay tribute to the man that played the War Doctor, Sir John Hurt. We take a look back at his time in that role as well as the may characters he portrayed and voiced over the course of his long career.

And, of course, your feedback.

Contains excerpts from “John Hurt Tribute: Great Men Are Forged In Fire” by TardisElliot Productions and “Doctor Who: Sir John Hurt – The War Doctor” by Babelcolour.

Episode 314 – Slice of Pi with a Cream Cheese Twist

In this week’s episode, we embark on another adventure with the Eighth Doctor and Lucy. This time landing on Earth in 1898 where our heroes get swept up in a jewel heist in Big Finish’s Eighth Doctor Adventures 2.5, Grand Theft Cosmos.

And then, we travel with the Twelfth Doctor and Hattie as they attempt to examine mysterious monsters and murders on the space station, the Twist, and unlock the mysteries of a haunted house on Earth, present day.  Our reviews of Titan Comics 12th Doctor Year Two issues 6 through 10.

But, alas, no news of feedback this week, so shall we get right to it?

Enjoy!

 

 

Episode 313 – LIVE 313

This week we review Big Finish Main Range audio #74, LIVE 34 featuring the Seventh Doctor, Ace and Hex.

Then, we look at Titan Comics Doctor Who: The Twelfth Doctor Year Two with issues #1-5.

Plus, some news, including another missing episodes rumor that could have some merit.

And, of course, your feedback

Enjoy!

 

 

Episode 312 – Stonefinger

James Bond meets Doctor Who in this week’s edition of the podcast. This time we look at two Lethbridge-Stewart stories from Candy Jar Books. First, the fantastical short story, The Wishing Bazaar by Sharon Bidwell. Then we turn our attention to the novel, Blood of Atlantis by Simon A Forward. We give our impressions of these two stories.

But, not before a little news from out friends at Candy Jar, with the announcement of a new Lethbridge-Stewart project, that may just include someone very familiar to this podcast. You’ll have to listen to find out.

Plus, some very joyous news comes to us by way of feedback this week.

Enjoy!

 

 

Episode 311 – A Very Vortex Christmas Special

A new year brings with it a new Christmas Special from the Vortex Boys. We review the anthology book collection, Doctor Who: Twelve Doctors of Christmas from Penguin Books.

Also, we see out 2016 with a tribute to the good, and say goodbye to the bad things that the year brought.

Plus, some news and, of course, your feedback.

Enjoy!

 

“Jingle Bells” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
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Episode 310 – Supernanny

A little late this week. Sorry for the delay.

In this week’s show we look at the return of Doctor Who on our television screens with the 2016 Christmas Special – The Return of Doctor Mysterio. Find out what we thought of this long-awaited episode.

Plus, we look at some of the news from the past week.

Enjoy!

 

 

Episode 309 – The Cyberiad of Rassilon

In this week’s episode we look at two mini-series from Titan Comics. First, the Fourth Doctor and Sarah Jane come face to face with Medusa in the Five issue story, Gaze of the Medusa. Hear what we thought of the story that takes our heroes back to ancient Greece to do battle with the popular Gorgon and meet the Gods of Old.

Then, we review this years multi-Doctor event from Titan, Supremacy of the Cybermen. We give our impressions on the return of two old foes in an epic event that finds the Universe at threat by the silver menaces.

Plus, lot’s of news to talk about this week.

And, we have a SPOILER-FREE review of the latest Star Wars film, Rouge One.

Oh, and of course, your feedback.

Enjoy!

Episode 308 – Holiday in Hell’s Kitchen

ttv_logo_newIn   this week’s podcast we look at the recently released episodes 3 and 4 of The Power of the Daleks. We catch up on the series so far and give our impressions of the story to this point.

Also, another book in Candy Jar Books’ ongoing Lethbridge-Stewart series, this time Times Squared written by Rick Cross. We look at the return of the Great Intelligence and the Yeti, in the first novel of Candy Jar’s third series of Lethbridge-Stewart novels.

Then, we follow that up with a review of the Lethbridge-Stewart short story, Eve of the Fomorians by Robert Mammone, which takes place after Times Squared.

Plus, some news from the week, including discussion of the latest Doctor Who trailer for this year’s Christmas Special.

Enjoy!

Oh, before we go, be sure to take advantage of the special promotion that Candy Jar has going on here.