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Radio Free Skaro

Radio Free Skaro
Description:
Radio Free Skaro is possibly the most popular, most prolific and charmingly irreverent (but never irrelevant) Doctor Who podcast around. Since August 2006, hosts Warren (in Vancouver, BC) and Steven (in Edmonton, AB) have provided listeners with their brand of amusing Doctor Who praise and punishment. A year later, Chris (in Amherst, NS) was added to the team, and The Three Who Rule were born. Recommended by Doctor Who Magazine, Radio Free Skaro provides an entertaining and diverting listen for the diehard or casual Doctor Who fan. New episodes usually appear on Sundays, following a loose magazine format of the three hosts discussing the news and events of the past week in the worlds of Doctor Who, Torchwood, and the Sarah Jane Adventures. They have also recorded special commentary podcasts for classic series and new series episodes of Doctor Who along with interviews of some of the brightest of the Doctor Who luminaries. Radio Free Skaro is also the official podcast of Gallifrey One, the world's largest and longest-running annual Doctor Who convention.

Homepage: http://www.radiofreeskaro.com

RSS Feed: http://freyburg.libsyn.com/rss

Radio Free Skaro Statistics
Episodes:
1221
Average Episode Duration:
1:08:15
Longest Episode Duration:
2:39:04
Total Duration of all Episodes:
57 days, 20 hours, 57 minutes and 30 seconds
Earliest Episode:
16 August 2006 (4:08am GMT)
Latest Episode:
6 August 2017 (6:00pm GMT)
Average Time Between Episodes:
3 days, 6 hours, 47 minutes and 33 seconds

Radio Free Skaro Episodes

  • Radio Free Skaro #439 - For What It's Worth

    14 September 2014 (6:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 12 minutes and 40 seconds

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    As showrunner for Doctor Who, Steven Moffat is mostly known for beginnings and endings of series, but this week the Moff brought us “Listen,” a standalone story that delves into beginnings, endings and fear itself. So, did Moffat overload the story with his personal tropes, take the show in an interesting direction, or…well, listen to the opinions of the Three Who Rule for their thoughts on the matter. There’s also tat, stats, Gallifrey One guest updates and more, including a diversion into some serious action dolly madness. Listen! Please.

     

    Check out the show notes at http://www.radiofreeskaro.com



  • Radio Free Skaro #439 - For What It's Worth

    14 September 2014 (6:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 12 minutes and 40 seconds

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    As showrunner for Doctor Who, Steven Moffat is mostly known for beginnings and endings of series, but this week the Moff brought us "Listen," a standalone story that delves into beginnings, endings and fear itself. So, did Moffat overload the story with his personal tropes, take the show in an interesting direction, or...well, listen to the opinions of the Three Who Rule for their thoughts on the matter. There's also tat, stats, Gallifrey One guest updates and more, including a diversion into some serious action dolly madness. Listen! Please.

    Check out the show notes at http://www.radiofreeskaro.com



  • Radio Free Skaro #438 - Rocket Robin Hood

    7 September 2014 (6:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 6 minutes and 14 seconds

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    Robin Hood! Robots! Shenanigans! Etc! Things took a turn for the romp-y in “Robot of Sherwood,” the latest episode of Doctor Who, but what did the usually taciturn and P-Cap-ian Three Who Rule think? Eh? Listen as the three acerbic grouchwads expound upon the story in question and also reflect on stats and what a blight they are on human society. But that’s not all, not by a long chalk! We also have an interview with director Douglas MacKinnon, whose handiwork will be seen later this series in "Time Heist", "Flatline" and, next week, in "Listen”! So…do so!

     

    Check out the show notes at http://www.radiofreeskaro.com



  • Radio Free Skaro #438 - Rocket Robin Hood

    7 September 2014 (6:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 6 minutes and 14 seconds

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    Robin Hood! Robots! Shenanigans! Etc! Things took a turn for the romp-y in "Robot of Sherwood," the latest episode of Doctor Who, but what did the usually taciturn and P-Cap-ian Three Who Rule think? Eh? Listen as the three acerbic grouchwads expound upon the story in question and also reflect on stats and what a blight they are on human society. But that's not all, not by a long chalk! We also have an interview with director Douglas MacKinnon, whose handiwork will be seen later this series in "Time Heist", "Flatline" and, next week, in "Listen"! So...do so!

    Check out the show notes at http://www.radiofreeskaro.com



  • Radio Free Skaro #437 - Death to the Daleks

    31 August 2014 (6:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 10 minutes and 3 seconds

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    The first proper P-Cap story, where he’s out of bed and sassing off to soldiers, Daleks and everyone in between, has arrived on our TV screens, tablets, laptops and eyeballs. You’d think after years of Dalek stories the well would be dry, but in fact….well, you’ll just have to listen to the Three Who Rule’s take on “Into the Dalek” to find out. Do they enjoy Capaldi’s surly and cerebral take on the Doctor? Is there such a thing as a “good” Dalek? Most importantly, is Missy the Master? The Rani? Romana? Dodo? No, because that would be stupid. As a bonus, listen to Steven and Chris thrill (and Warren cringe) with a surfeit of stats from last week’s airing of Deep Breath. Stats, you say? Yes. Yes we do.

     

    Check out the show notes at http://www.radiofreeskaro.com



  • Radio Free Skaro #437 - Death to the Daleks

    31 August 2014 (6:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 10 minutes and 3 seconds

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    The first proper P-Cap story, where he's out of bed and sassing off to soldiers, Daleks and everyone in between, has arrived on our TV screens, tablets, laptops and eyeballs. You'd think after years of Dalek stories the well would be dry, but in fact....well, you'll just have to listen to the Three Who Rule's take on "Into the Dalek" to find out. Do they enjoy Capaldi's surly and cerebral take on the Doctor? Is there such a thing as a "good" Dalek? Most importantly, is Missy the Master? The Rani? Romana? Dodo? No, because that would be stupid. As a bonus, listen to Steven and Chris thrill (and Warren cringe) with a surfeit of stats from last week's airing of Deep Breath. Stats, you say? Yes. Yes we do.

    Check out the show notes at http://www.radiofreeskaro.com



  • Radio Free Skaro #436 - Planet of the Pudding Brains

    24 August 2014 (6:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 9 minutes and 39 seconds

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    After months of waiting, feverish panic, speculation, madness, leaked scripts, world tours and other such lunacy, the first episode of Doctor Who, Series 8, titled “Deep Breath”, is upon us. You know what that means? Stats! So, so many stats. And, to a lesser extent, the opinions of Steven, Warren and Chris regarding Peter Capaldi’s debut episode and right-turn portrayal of everyone’s favourite Time Lord. Of course there was other news to ruminate upon, but…who are we kidding here, you want the “Deep Breath” goodness. And you shall have it! Tally-ho!

     

    Check out the show notes at http://www.radiofreeskaro.com



  • Radio Free Skaro #436 - Planet of the Pudding Brains

    24 August 2014 (6:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 9 minutes and 39 seconds

    Direct Podcast Download

    After months of waiting, feverish panic, speculation, madness, leaked scripts, world tours and other such lunacy, the first episode of Doctor Who, Series 8, titled "Deep Breath", is upon us. You know what that means? Stats! So, so many stats. And, to a lesser extent, the opinions of Steven, Warren and Chris regarding Peter Capaldi's debut episode and right-turn portrayal of everyone's favourite Time Lord. Of course there was other news to ruminate upon, but...who are we kidding here, you want the "Deep Breath" goodness. And you shall have it! Tally-ho!

    Check out the show notes at http://www.radiofreeskaro.com



  • Radio Free Skaro #435 - Into The Darkness

    17 August 2014 (6:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 58 minutes and 49 seconds

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    Only one week to go until the premiere of Series 8, or as Warren (and no-one else) terms it, 8mageddon, and there’s news of trailers, radio trailers, misguided Tom Baker biopics, Doctor Who world tours and more. But more importantly, Friend of the Show, all around fine gent and writer of some renown Phil Ford returns to talk about “Into the Dalek,” his contribution to Series 8 due to grace our screens in just a couple of weeks, but also about the Deep Breath premiere in Cardiff and just how wonderful Peter Capaldi really is, both on and off camera. And if you’ve ever wanted to know what ringtones the Three Who Rule have on our phones, well….you’re welcome.

     

    Check out the show notes at http://www.radiofreeskaro.com



  • Radio Free Skaro #435 - Into The Darkness

    17 August 2014 (6:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 58 minutes and 49 seconds

    Direct Podcast Download

    Only one week to go until the premiere of Series 8, or as Warren (and no-one else) terms it, 8mageddon, and there's news of trailers, radio trailers, misguided Tom Baker biopics, Doctor Who world tours and more. But more importantly, Friend of the Show, all around fine gent and writer of some renown Phil Ford returns to talk about "Into the Dalek," his contribution to Series 8 due to grace our screens in just a couple of weeks, but also about the Deep Breath premiere in Cardiff and just how wonderful Peter Capaldi really is, both on and off camera. And if you've ever wanted to know what ringtones the Three Who Rule have on our phones, well....you're welcome.

    Check out the show notes at http://www.radiofreeskaro.com



  • Radio Free Skaro #434 - We Sing In Praise Of Total War

    10 August 2014 (6:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 34 minutes and 2 seconds

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    Newsmageddon continues! With only two weeks to go before the premiere of Deep Breath across the planet, the Doctor Who hype machine is in full swing, from the world tour making it’s way through the UK before heading overseas to early reviews of the premiere episode (all spoiler-free, of course.) Online content, the Moff saying stuff that may or may not be true and so….much…more. But that’s not all! We also have the final Miniscope of the year, this time profiling BBC Radiophonic Workshop composer Jonathan Gibbs with the help of eminent smart music lady Emily Kausalik from the Doctor Who: Time Signatures podcast! Huzzah!

     

    Check out the show notes at http://www.radiofreeskaro.com



  • Radio Free Skaro #434 - We Sing In Praise Of Total War

    10 August 2014 (6:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 34 minutes and 2 seconds

    Direct Podcast Download

    Newsmageddon continues! With only two weeks to go before the premiere of Deep Breath across the planet, the Doctor Who hype machine is in full swing, from the world tour making it's way through the UK before heading overseas to early reviews of the premiere episode (all spoiler-free, of course.) Online content, the Moff saying stuff that may or may not be true and so....much...more. But that's not all! We also have the final Miniscope of the year, this time profiling BBC Radiophonic Workshop composer Jonathan Gibbs with the help of eminent smart music lady Emily Kausalik from the Doctor Who: Time Signatures podcast! Huzzah!

    Check out the show notes at http://www.radiofreeskaro.com



  • Radio Free Skaro #433 - I Eat The Celery

    3 August 2014 (6:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 2 hours, 8 minutes and 5 seconds

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    "Morgus! You stinking offal! Look at me!"

     

    Yes, a day long anticipated by the Three Who Rule Has finally arrived as they were privileged to tackle the all-time classic The Caves of Androzani as a commentary. While they had long feared such a task would devolve into silent slack jawed amazement, they did their damnedest to inform and entertain to the standard being played out on screen. There's also morsels of news regarding cinema screenings and other such frippery, but c'mon! Caves! Yeah!

     

    Check out the show notes at http://www.radiofreeskaro.com



  • Radio Free Skaro #433 - I Eat The Celery

    3 August 2014 (6:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 2 hours, 8 minutes and 5 seconds

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    "Morgus! You stinking offal! Look at me!"

    Yes, a day long anticipated by the Three Who Rule Has finally arrived as they were privileged to tackle the all-time classic The Caves of Androzani as a commentary. While they had long feared such a task would devolve into silent slack jawed amazement, they did their damnedest to inform and entertain to the standard being played out on screen. There's also morsels of news regarding cinema screenings and other such frippery, but c'mon! Caves! Yeah!

    Check out the show notes at http://www.radiofreeskaro.com



  • Radio Free Skaro #432 - Down and Out in San Diego

    27 July 2014 (6:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 41 minutes and 38 seconds

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    With San Diego Comic Con’s annual media megashow winding down, Radio Free Skaro brought in a Special Report from Nerdist editor and all around fine fellow Kyle Anderson as our man on the scene to let us know about the Big! Who! News! almost live from the source. Well, it turns out there hasn’t been very much news to speak of Who-wise, with the BBC likely focusing their energies on launching their world tour, and….showing us a new 15 second trailer. And……showing the premiere in cinemas worldwide! Holy cats! Despite the dearth of SDCC news, rest assured our list is chockablock full of items of interest, and as if that weren’t enough, we also have the last Fluid Links for quite some time! Madness!

     

    Check out the show notes at http://www.radiofreeskaro.com



  • Radio Free Skaro #432 - Down and Out in San Diego

    27 July 2014 (6:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 41 minutes and 38 seconds

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    With San Diego Comic Con's annual media megashow winding down, Radio Free Skaro brought in a Special Report from Nerdist editor and all around fine fellow Kyle Anderson as our man on the scene to let us know about the Big! Who! News! almost live from the source. Well, it turns out there hasn't been very much news to speak of Who-wise, with the BBC likely focusing their energies on launching their world tour, and....showing us a new 15 second trailer. And......showing the premiere in cinemas worldwide! Holy cats! Despite the dearth of SDCC news, rest assured our list is chockablock full of items of interest, and as if that weren't enough, we also have the last Fluid Links for quite some time! Madness!

    Check out the show notes at http://www.radiofreeskaro.com



  • Radio Free Skaro #431 - Birth of the Titans

    20 July 2014 (6:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 9 minutes and 58 seconds

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    With San Diego Comic Con looming, roving Radio Free Skaro reporter Warren Frey took it upon himself to interview Andrew James, the editor of the new Doctor Who range at Titan Comics. James spilled the beans on SDCC plans, a Doctor Who Day promotion across the U.S. and the U.K. and much more, but first…a massive (one could even say Titan-ic) amount of news. From the leak of Deep Breath (or a somewhat unfinished version of it, anyway) to action dolly news, Big Finish updates and more, the Three Who Rule were overwhelmed by an avalanche of information. And all this without an official Doctor Who panel at Comic Con! Madness. Pure madness.

     

    Check out the show notes at http://www.radiofreeskaro.com



  • Radio Free Skaro #431 - Birth of the Titans

    20 July 2014 (6:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 9 minutes and 58 seconds

    Direct Podcast Download

    With San Diego Comic Con looming, roving Radio Free Skaro reporter Warren Frey took it upon himself to interview Andrew James, the editor of the new Doctor Who range at Titan Comics. James spilled the beans on SDCC plans, a Doctor Who Day promotion across the U.S. and the U.K. and much more, but first...a massive (one could even say Titan-ic) amount of news. From the leak of Deep Breath (or a somewhat unfinished version of it, anyway) to action dolly news, Big Finish updates and more, the Three Who Rule were overwhelmed by an avalanche of information. And all this without an official Doctor Who panel at Comic Con! Madness. Pure madness.

    Check out the show notes at http://www.radiofreeskaro.com



  • Radio Free Skaro #431 - Limb's Whims

    13 July 2014 (6:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes and 52 seconds

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    It was a week of great tumult in the world of Doctor Who, with the leaking of the first five scripts for Series 8 taking the internet by storm and sending Whovians into spasms of joy, guilt, fear and loathing. Though the scripts have presumably spread far and wide, Who-dom has heeded the call of #keepmespoilerfree and as of release of this episode, no major spoilage is happening in the more reputable corners of the internet. 

     

    While lest you think #8gate was the only thing happening in Who this week, rest assured there was movement in the realms of comics, Classic Who (with Retro TV bringing back our old friend on August 4th, starting with “An Unearthly Child”) and shoddily made, possibly foreign but certainly amusing “versions” of Doctor Who from Japan and….well, wherever the hell Beedeer is from. 

     

    All this, and an interview with 80’s music maestro Roger Limb in the Miniscope! Listen! WE COMMAND IT!

     

    Check out the show notes at http://www.radiofreeskaro.com



  • Radio Free Skaro #430 - Limb's Whims

    13 July 2014 (6:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes and 52 seconds

    Direct Podcast Download

    It was a week of great tumult in the world of Doctor Who, with the leaking of the first five scripts for Series 8 taking the internet by storm and sending Whovians into spasms of joy, guilt, fear and loathing. Though the scripts have presumably spread far and wide, Who-dom has heeded the call of #keepmespoilerfree and as of release of this episode, no major spoilage is happening in the more reputable corners of the internet.

    While lest you think #8gate was the only thing happening in Who this week, rest assured there was movement in the realms of comics, Classic Who (with Retro TV bringing back our old friend on August 4th, starting with "An Unearthly Child") and shoddily made, possibly foreign but certainly amusing "versions" of Doctor Who from Japan and....well, wherever the hell Beedeer is from.

    All this, and an interview with 80's music maestro Roger Limb in the Miniscope! Listen! WE COMMAND IT!

    Check out the show notes at http://www.radiofreeskaro.com



  • Radio Free Skaro #429 - Busy Nothing Hyperspace

    6 July 2014 (6:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 2 hours, 9 minutes and 36 seconds

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    It was an exciting week in the world of Doctor Who, with a new teaser, with news of the return of the Cybermen, the addition of the esteemed Frank Cottrell Boyce to the writers team (plus another female director, Sheree Folkson, joining the production team), and a premiere screening taking place in Cardiff. Once all the new shiny is talked about, though, the Three Who Rule dip back in time to commentate over the third part of the Key to Time season, 1978's "The Stones of Blood"! Ogri, sausage sandwiches, well tamed crows, location videotape, Megara - all sorts of things to enjoy!

     

    Check out the show notes at http://www.radiofreeskaro.com



  • Radio Free Skaro #429 - Busy Nothing Hyperspace

    6 July 2014 (6:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 2 hours, 9 minutes and 36 seconds

    Direct Podcast Download

    It was an exciting week in the world of Doctor Who, with a new teaser, with news of the return of the Cybermen, the addition of the esteemed Frank Cottrell Boyce to the writers team (plus another female director, Sheree Folkson, joining the production team), and a premiere screening taking place in Cardiff. Once all the new shiny is talked about, though, the Three Who Rule dip back in time to commentate over the third part of the Key to Time season, 1978's "The Stones of Blood"! Ogri, sausage sandwiches, well tamed crows, location videotape, Megara - all sorts of things to enjoy!

    Check out the show notes at http://www.radiofreeskaro.com



  • Radio Free Skaro #428 - Believe It Or Not

    29 June 2014 (6:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 16 minutes and 5 seconds

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    The Series 8 news is slowly building as we hurtle towards August 23rd, the just-announced debut date for Peter Capaldi (aka P-Cap), the 12th (13th?) Doctor in a feature-length adventure called "Deep Breath". But mixed with excitement is disappointment for some fans, as there will be no San Diego Comic Con panel this year...which makes sense given Doctor Who is to be gallivanting around the globe shortly on a world tour of seven different cities on five continents. But all this is mere preparation for the return of Fluid Links, where we answer your questions about Doctor Who, nonsense, and Doctor Who nonsense! Which questions did we pick? Listen and find out!

    Check out the show notes at http://www.radiofreeskaro.com



  • Radio Free Skaro #428 - Believe It Or Not

    29 June 2014 (6:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 16 minutes and 5 seconds

    Direct Podcast Download

    The Series 8 news is slowly building as we hurtle towards August 23rd, the just-announced debut date for Peter Capaldi (aka P-Cap), the 12th (13th?) Doctor in a feature-length adventure called "Deep Breath". But mixed with excitement is disappointment for some fans, as there will be no San Diego Comic Con panel this year...which makes sense given Doctor Who is to be gallivanting around the globe shortly on a world tour of seven different cities on five continents. But all this is mere preparation for the return of Fluid Links, where we answer your questions about Doctor Who, nonsense, and Doctor Who nonsense! Which questions did we pick? Listen and find out!

    Check out the show notes at http://www.radiofreeskaro.com



  • Radio Free Skaro #427 - The Perils of Tharils

    22 June 2014 (6:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 12 minutes and 26 seconds

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    With no Chris this week, Steven and Warren enlisted the help of erstwhile scribe, podcaster and gentleman japesman Kyle Anderson of the Nerdist, Doctor Who: The Writer's Room, WTF Are You Watching, and Awesomely Bad Movies fame. Much fun was had as news of comics, schedules, and action dollies (oh so many dollies) was discussed with great gusto. And as a bonus, we also have an interview with Stephen Gallagher, writer of 1980s Doctor Who stories "Warriors' Gate" and "Terminus"! Ever had questions about time-jumping lions? You bet you do, and they’re about to get answered!

     

    Check out the show notes at http://www.radiofreeskaro.com



  • Radio Free Skaro #427 - The Perils of Tharils

    22 June 2014 (6:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 12 minutes and 26 seconds

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    With no Chris this week, Steven and Warren enlisted the help of erstwhile scribe, podcaster and gentleman japesman Kyle Anderson of the Nerdist, Doctor Who: The Writer's Room, WTF Are You Watching, and Awesomely Bad Movies fame. Much fun was had as news of comics, schedules, and action dollies (oh so many dollies) was discussed with great gusto. And as a bonus, we also have an interview with Stephen Gallagher, writer of 1980s Doctor Who stories "Warriors' Gate" and "Terminus"! Ever had questions about time-jumping lions? You bet you do, and they're about to get answered!

    Check out the show notes at http://www.radiofreeskaro.com



  • Radio Free Skaro #426 - Telesnap Crackle Pop

    15 June 2014 (6:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes and 12 seconds

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    Fancy a Doctor Who historical? Even those that don't exist anymore (for now)? The Three Who Rule certainly did, and so writer John Lucarotti, the scribe behind “Marco Polo,” “The Aztecs,” and “The Massacre (of St. Bartholomew’s Eve)" was the focus of this week’s Miniscope. Warren decided to go down a more textual path, and read the Target novelization of Marco Polo, while Steven and Chris braved the wild world of fan recons. How does Mr. Lucarotti fare under the glare of 2014’s wildly different pacing and tastes? Only one way to find out! But before that, our old friend Chip from Two-Minute Time Lord drops by to visit and talk about the news of the week, such as it is. Enjoy!

     

    Check out the show notes at http://www.radiofreeskaro.com



  • Radio Free Skaro #426 - Telesnap Crackle Pop

    15 June 2014 (6:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes and 12 seconds

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    Fancy a Doctor Who historical? Even those that don't exist anymore (for now)? The Three Who Rule certainly did, and so writer John Lucarotti, the scribe behind "Marco Polo," "The Aztecs," and "The Massacre (of St. Bartholomew's Eve)" was the focus of this week's Miniscope. Warren decided to go down a more textual path, and read the Target novelization of Marco Polo, while Steven and Chris braved the wild world of fan recons. How does Mr. Lucarotti fare under the glare of 2014's wildly different pacing and tastes? Only one way to find out! But before that, our old friend Chip from Two-Minute Time Lord drops by to visit and talk about the news of the week, such as it is. Enjoy!

    Check out the show notes at http://www.radiofreeskaro.com



  • Radio Free Skaro #425 - Rupu's Drag Race

    8 June 2014 (6:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 2 hours, 11 minutes and 10 seconds

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    The randomizer, it has been noted, can be a harsh mistress. Bear that in mind when you cast an ear to our commentary to "Frontios", the somewhat maligned but still intriguing apocalyptic Fifth Doctor tale of hunger, strife, fascism and….giant snails. And if slimy Tractators aren’t your thing, tune in for news, debunking of missing episode non-rumours, and as always, talk of LEGO!

     

    Check out the show notes at http://www.radiofreeskaro.com



  • Radio Free Skaro #425 - Rupu's Drag Race

    8 June 2014 (6:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 2 hours, 11 minutes and 10 seconds

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    The randomizer, it has been noted, can be a harsh mistress. Bear that in mind when you cast an ear to our commentary to "Frontios", the somewhat maligned but still intriguing apocalyptic Fifth Doctor tale of hunger, strife, fascism and....giant snails. And if slimy Tractators aren't your thing, tune in for news, debunking of missing episode non-rumours, and as always, talk of LEGO!

    Check out the show notes at http://www.radiofreeskaro.com



  • Radio Free Skaro #424 - The Day of The Day of the Doctor

    1 June 2014 (6:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 24 minutes and 18 seconds

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    The Three Who Rule tuned their brainwaves to Doctor Who Magazine’s latest poll naming all of our favourite show’s stories from best to worst, along with favourite (and not so favourite) Doctors, companions, and other movers and shakers. Did they agree with the choices of thousands upon thousands of fans? Let’s just say there was some dissent in the ranks! 

     

    Mere preamble, however, to Fluid Links, where we answer your questions, from the sublime to the silly, about Doctor Who and somewhat less Time Lord related activity. If you’ve ever wanted to know what podcasts Warren listens to, here you go! And let’s be honest, you’re dying to know. Really.

     

    Check out the show notes at http://www.radiofreeskaro.com



  • Radio Free Skaro #424 - The Day of The Day of the Doctor

    1 June 2014 (6:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 24 minutes and 18 seconds

    Direct Podcast Download

    The Three Who Rule tuned their brainwaves to Doctor Who Magazine's latest poll naming all of our favourite show's stories from best to worst, along with favourite (and not so favourite) Doctors, companions, and other movers and shakers. Did they agree with the choices of thousands upon thousands of fans? Let's just say there was some dissent in the ranks!

    Mere preamble, however, to Fluid Links, where we answer your questions, from the sublime to the silly, about Doctor Who and somewhat less Time Lord related activity. If you've ever wanted to know what podcasts Warren listens to, here you go! And let's be honest, you're dying to know. Really.

    Check out the show notes at http://www.radiofreeskaro.com



  • Radio Free Skaro #423 - The Life Aquatic with Michael E Briant

    25 May 2014 (6:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes and 29 seconds

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    Doctor Who is coming back in August, and the internet has the brief, presumably-Capaldi-silhouette-filled trailer to prove it! But the RFS lads were equally enamoured with a recently released fan trailer of P-Cap and J-Co traipsing around in the rain, made by none other than the mysterious John Smith, who not only created the stellar Wholock trailer that consumed the internet, but also appears in Warren’s own Skaromantic Comedy as the random victim of a comely Dalek lass!

     

    But enough quasi-self-promotion, today’s Miniscope guest is none other than Michael E. Briant, director of "Colony in Space", "The Sea Devils", "The Green Death", "Death to the Daleks", "Revenge of the Cybermen", and "The Robots of Death"! Though we included our cogent analysis on said stories, we also went straight to the man himself, with an in-depth interview with Steven about his time on the show, the freedom afforded a television director in the 1970s, and even Briant’s new life as a full-fledged sailor. Avast, ye dogs!

     

    Check out the show notes at http://www.radiofreeskaro.com



  • Radio Free Skaro #423 - The Life Aquatic with Michael E Briant

    25 May 2014 (6:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes and 29 seconds

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    Doctor Who is coming back in August, and the internet has the brief, presumably-Capaldi-silhouette-filled trailer to prove it! But the RFS lads were equally enamoured with a recently released fan trailer of P-Cap and J-Co traipsing around in the rain, made by none other than the mysterious John Smith, who not only created the stellar Wholock trailer that consumed the internet, but also appears in Warren's own Skaromantic Comedy as the random victim of a comely Dalek lass!

    But enough quasi-self-promotion, today's Miniscope guest is none other than Michael E. Briant, director of "Colony in Space", "The Sea Devils", "The Green Death", "Death to the Daleks", "Revenge of the Cybermen", and "The Robots of Death"! Though we included our cogent analysis on said stories, we also went straight to the man himself, with an in-depth interview with Steven about his time on the show, the freedom afforded a television director in the 1970s, and even Briant's new life as a full-fledged sailor. Avast, ye dogs!

    Check out the show notes at http://www.radiofreeskaro.com



  • Radio Free Skaro #422 - Nobody Slaps Cyril Shaps

    18 May 2014 (6:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 2 hours, 20 minutes and 10 seconds

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    A shocking (O’ the Quawncing Grig) amount of news this week, including the inclusion of Tank Girl director Rachel Talalay as a Series Eight helmer for two episodes, Doctor Who returning to Lanzorate for the aforementioned Series Eight, A Doctor Who comics Humble Bundle, and more! By far the coolest news of the week, at least for production nerds such as ourselves, was the release by Restoration Team member Paul Vanezis of a behind the scenes video showing the process of cleaning up and transferring the recently discovered film print of Enemy of World. Sprockets! Gears! Troughton on a beach! And speaking of Troughton, this week’s commentary is the all-time classic Tomb of the Cybermen! Sit back, warm up a mug of your favourite beverage, and enjoy as Cyril Shaps and some other people battle the second-deadliest foe in the Whoniverse! We also announce the winner of our RFS Giveaway contest for a signed copy of Paul Cornell's "The Severed Streets"!

     

    Check out the show notes at http://www.radiofreeskaro.com



  • Radio Free Skaro #422 - Nobody Slaps Cyril Shaps

    18 May 2014 (6:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 2 hours, 20 minutes and 10 seconds

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    A shocking (O' the Quawncing Grig) amount of news this week, including the inclusion of Tank Girl director Rachel Talalay as a Series Eight helmer for two episodes, Doctor Who returning to Lanzorate for the aforementioned Series Eight, A Doctor Who comics Humble Bundle, and more! By far the coolest news of the week, at least for production nerds such as ourselves, was the release by Restoration Team member Paul Vanezis of a behind the scenes video showing the process of cleaning up and transferring the recently discovered film print of Enemy of World. Sprockets! Gears! Troughton on a beach! And speaking of Troughton, this week's commentary is the all-time classic Tomb of the Cybermen! Sit back, warm up a mug of your favourite beverage, and enjoy as Cyril Shaps and some other people battle the second-deadliest foe in the Whoniverse! We also announce the winner of our RFS Giveaway contest for a signed copy of Paul Cornell's "The Severed Streets"!

    Check out the show notes at http://www.radiofreeskaro.com



  • Radio Free Skaro #421 - Lordi of the Rings

    11 May 2014 (6:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 8 minutes and 49 seconds

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    In one of the slowest news weeks in recorded history, the urge for a good strong session of Fluid Links flowed through the Three Who Rule, who did their darndest to answer the questions of you, the listener, in as snappy and entertaining a manner as possible. As a special bonus, this week we also have an interview with Fairlith Harvey, the artistic director of Geekenders, a nerdlesque/theatre group in Vancouver who will soon remount their production of Don’t Blink, a tribute to every Doctor…with tassels thrown in for good measure. Fairlith discuss not only burlesque but feminism, nerd culture, and the influence of cosplay on burlesque and vice versa. Enjoy!

     

    Check out the show notes at http://www.radiofreeskaro.com



  • Radio Free Skaro #421 - Lordi of the Rings

    11 May 2014 (6:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 8 minutes and 49 seconds

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    In one of the slowest news weeks in recorded history, the urge for a good strong session of Fluid Links flowed through the Three Who Rule, who did their darndest to answer the questions of you, the listener, in as snappy and entertaining a manner as possible. As a special bonus, this week we also have an interview with Fairlith Harvey, the artistic director of Geekenders, a nerdlesque/theatre group in Vancouver who will soon remount their production of Don't Blink, a tribute to every Doctor...with tassels thrown in for good measure. Fairlith discuss not only burlesque but feminism, nerd culture, and the influence of cosplay on burlesque and vice versa. Enjoy!

    Check out the show notes at http://www.radiofreeskaro.com



  • Radio Free Skaro #420 - The Fact of Fiction

    4 May 2014 (6:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 6 minutes and 25 seconds

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    Will someone just rename this the "Pointless Speculation about Star Wars Episode VII Podcast" already? After listening to the opening of this week's Radio Free Skaro, they might! The Three Who Rule did eventually bring the latest Doctor Who news to the table, along with an interview with writer, script editor and classic series producer Derrick Sherwin, but (mostly due to Warren, as usual) there were many digressions, including unrestrained bile for new Terminator films, studious avoidance of discussion of a certain naughty parody film, and the aforementioned Sturm Und Drang about a certain movie with laser swords coming Xmas 2015. Next week, the return of Fluid Links! Submit your ideas on Twitter using hashtag #FluidLinks and we may just draw it for discussion!

    Check out the show notes at http://www.radiofreeskaro.com



  • Radio Free Skaro #420 - The Fact of Fiction

    4 May 2014 (5:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 6 minutes and 25 seconds

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    Will someone just rename this the “Pointless Speculation about Star Wars Episode VII Podcast” already? After listening to the opening of this week’s Radio Free Skaro, they might! The Three Who Rule did eventually bring the latest Doctor Who news to the table, along with an interview with writer, script editor and classic series producer Derrick Sherwin, but (mostly due to Warren, as usual) there were many digressions, including unrestrained bile for new Terminator films, studious avoidance of discussion of a certain naughty parody film, and the aforementioned Sturm Und Drang about a certain movie with laser swords coming Xmas 2015. Next week, the return of Fluid Links! Submit your ideas on Twitter using hashtag #FluidLinks and we may just draw it for discussion!

     

    Check out the show notes at http://www.radiofreeskaro.com



  • Radio Free Skaro #419 - Mazza Kazza Jazza

    27 April 2014 (6:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes and 25 seconds

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    An exciting time for Doctor Who and other genre fans in southern Alberta as they descended upon the Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo in their thousands upon thousands to witness, among other events, the Matt Smith and Karen Gillan panel! Our own Steven files his report from the con, including audio from the panel itself! Later, Mark Ayres drops by to talk about the massive 11-disc box set containing music from 50 years of Doctor Who (available for pre-order now!), including shedding some light on those long lost Dudley Simpson tracks that are now available for you to buy! A jam packed episode celebrating a jam packed week in Doctor Who!

    Check out the show notes at http://www.radiofreeskaro.com



  • Radio Free Skaro #419 - Mazza Kazza Jazza

    27 April 2014 (5:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes and 25 seconds

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    An exciting time for Doctor Who and other genre fans in southern Alberta as they descended upon the Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo in their thousands upon thousands to witness, among other events, the Matt Smith and Karen Gillan panel! Our own Steven files his report from the con, including audio from the panel itself! Later, Mark Ayres drops by to talk about the massive 11-disc box set containing music from 50 years of Doctor Who (available for pre-order now!), including shedding some light on those long lost Dudley Simpson tracks that are now available for you to buy! A jam packed episode celebrating a jam packed week in Doctor Who!

     

    Check out the show notes at http://www.radiofreeskaro.com



  • Radio Free Skaro #418 - Rodney's Funscreen

    20 April 2014 (6:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 1 minute and 48 seconds

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    What derails the Three Who Rule from the week's news and a gripping Miniscope about classic series director Rodney Bennett? Why, it's the #firsttargetnovel Twitter discussion from Full Circle scribe and all-around gentleman Andrew Smith! Your hosts thoroughly enjoyed drenching themselves in novelised nostalgia, and loon forward to further trips to the fannish past. Eventually, the fellas settle down and talk about the work of Mr. Bennett, who helmed three stories in the Tom Baker era - "The Ark in Space", "The Sontaran Experiment", and "The Masque of Mandragora". But what of the future? What wondrous commentaries and other aural delights are in store for you, dear listener? WHAT!?

    Check out the show notes at http:///www.radiofreeskaro.com



  • Radio Free Skaro #418 - Rodney's Funscreen

    20 April 2014 (5:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 1 minute and 48 seconds

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    What derails the Three Who Rule from the week's news and a gripping Miniscope about classic series director Rodney Bennett? Why, it's the #firsttargetnovel Twitter discussion from Full Circle scribe and all-around gentleman Andrew Smith! Your hosts thoroughly enjoyed drenching themselves in novelised nostalgia, and loon forward to further trips to the fannish past. Eventually, the fellas settle down and talk about the work of Mr. Bennett, who helmed three stories in the Tom Baker era - "The Ark in Space", "The Sontaran Experiment", and "The Masque of Mandragora". But what of the future? What wondrous commentaries and other aural delights are in store for you, dear listener? WHAT!?

    Check out the show notes at http:///www.radiofreeskaro.com



  • Radio Free Skaro #417 - Arcturan Mega-Donkey

    13 April 2014 (6:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 2 hours, 9 minutes and 4 seconds

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    Pertwee! Jo! Troughton the younger! An incontinent skull! With a cast like that it can only be the Three Who Rule's commentary on "The Curse of Peladon"! Watch a prince in short pants fight a revolution, superstition and a questionable monster suit in this Third Doctor...classic? Also, news and discussion, including the exciting news that Matt Smith and Karen Gillan are coming to Calgary Expo! And....well, you know the drill. Listen!

    Check out the show notes at http://www.radiofreeskaro.com



  • Radio Free Skaro #417 - Arcturan Mega-Donkey

    13 April 2014 (5:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 2 hours, 9 minutes and 4 seconds

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    Pertwee! Jo! Troughton the younger! An incontinent skull! With a cast like that it can only be the Three Who Rule's commentary on "The Curse of Peladon"! Watch a prince in short pants fight a revolution, superstition and a questionable monster suit in this Third Doctor...classic? Also, news and discussion, including the exciting news that Matt Smith and Karen Gillan are coming to Calgary Expo! And....well, you know the drill. Listen!

     

    Check out the show notes at http://www.radiofreeskaro.com



  • Radio Free Skaro #416 - Random Access Memories

    6 April 2014 (6:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 9 minutes and 35 seconds

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    Sadly, a trio of recent deaths in the Doctor Who world lead off this week's episode, as we remember the contributions of writer/actor Glyn Jones, director Derek Martinus, and the Rani herself, Kate O'Mara. But with new Doctor Who still months away, trickles of information are beginning to emerge as to the shape of Series Eight, including returning writers (Gareth Roberts), new actors (Tom Riley) and...well, that's about it. It's only April! One thing you won't have to wait for is the return of Fluid Links, where the Three Who Rule once again take your questions about the show and use their tiny mind-computers to formulate opinions. Next week, it's another classic series commentary with "The Curse of Peladon"! Whee!

    Check out the show notes at http://www.radiofreeskaro.com



  • Radio Free Skaro #416 - Random Access Memories

    6 April 2014 (5:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 9 minutes and 35 seconds

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    Sadly, a trio of recent deaths in the Doctor Who world lead off this week's episode, as we remember the contributions of writer/actor Glyn Johns, director Derek Martinus, and the Rani herself, Kate O'Mara. But with new Doctor Who still months away, trickles of information are beginning to emerge as to the shape of Series Eight, including returning writers (Gareth Roberts), new actors (Tom Riley) and…well, that’s about it. It’s only April! One thing you won’t have to wait for is the return of Fluid Links, where the Three Who Rule once again take your questions about the show and use their tiny mind-computers to formulate opinions. Next week, it’s another classic series commentary with "The Curse of Peladon"! Whee!

    Check out the show notes at http://www.radiofreeskaro.com



  • Radio Free Skaro #415 - More Of A Table Wine

    30 March 2014 (6:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 58 minutes and 19 seconds

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    It's the return of the Miniscope! The focus this time is on Michael Hayes, the accomplished director who at first blush wanted nothing to do with Doctor Who but learned to love the show after directing "The Androids of Tara", "The Armageddon Factor" and the rightly beloved "City of Death". What did the Three Who Rule think? Turn on your audio-visualizer and find out! But before that, news of Mark Gatiss writing more episodes of Doctor Who, and can it really be nine years since Doctor Who returned to our screens? Amazing!

    Check out the show notes at http://www.radiofreeskaro.com



  • Radio Free Skaro #415 - More Of A Table Wine

    30 March 2014 (5:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 58 minutes and 19 seconds

    Direct Podcast Download

    It’s the return of the Miniscope! The focus this time is on Michael Hayes, the accomplished director who at first blush wanted nothing to do with Doctor Who but learned to love the show after directing "The Androids of Tara", "The Armageddon Factor" and the rightly beloved "City of Death". What did the Three Who Rule think? Turn on your audio-visualizer and find out! But before that, news of Mark Gatiss writing more episodes of Doctor Who, and can it really be nine years since Doctor Who returned to our screens? Amazing!

    Check out the show notes at http://www.radiofreeskaro.com



 
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