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The Cloister Room

The Cloister Room
Description:
A Podcast about Doctor Who and Other Things, featuring Tom Dickinson and Louis Mitas.

Homepage: http://thecloisterroom.libsyn.com

RSS Feed: http://thecloisterroom.com/rss

The Cloister Room Statistics
Episodes:
207
Average Episode Duration:
46:44
Longest Episode Duration:
1:29:34
Total Duration of all Episodes:
6 days, 17 hours, 14 minutes and 1 second
Earliest Episode:
20 May 2018 (9:37am GMT)
Latest Episode:
1 January 2016 (4:00pm GMT)
Average Time Between Episodes:
11 days, 7 hours, 50 minutes and 18 seconds

The Cloister Room Episodes

  • The Cloister Room 118 - Wealthy Decadent Do-Nothings

    25 June 2015 (5:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 47 minutes and 20 seconds

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    Randomly, Tom and Louis wind up on the fanciest of mining crafts, for a discussion of the Fourth Doctor classic, The Robots of Death! Topics of discussion include hallucinogens, growing up with robots, and rich assholes.



  • The Cloister Room 118 - Wealthy Decadent Do-Nothings

    25 June 2015 (5:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 47 minutes and 20 seconds

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    Randomly, Tom and Louis wind up on the fanciest of mining crafts, for a discussion of the Fourth Doctor classic, The Robots of Death! Topics of discussion include hallucinogens, growing up with robots, and rich assholes.



  • The Cloister Room 117 - We Can Get Behind "A Wizard Did It"

    18 June 2015 (8:09pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 46 minutes and 50 seconds

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    Random chance brings Tom and Louis to the Celestial Toymaker's terrifying toyroom, where random chance is basically the only thing that's going on. Topics of discussion include George and Margaret, Dodo's loved ones, the curse of the Trilogic game, and racism.



  • The Cloister Room 117 - We Can Get Behind "A Wizard Did It"

    18 June 2015 (8:09pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 46 minutes and 50 seconds

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    Random chance brings Tom and Louis to the Celestial Toymaker's terrifying toyroom, where random chance is basically the only thing that's going on. Topics of discussion include George and Margaret, Dodo's loved ones, the curse of the Trilogic game, and racism.



  • The Cloister Room 116 - You're Stuck in the Hallway

    11 June 2015 (6:22pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 9 minutes and 50 seconds

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    Random wandering brings Tom and Louis to the point just before they began podcasting together--the two-part finale of the 2010 series, The Pandorica Opens and The Big Bang! Topics include the mysterious voice that says "Silence Will Fall," the Jim Carrey version of the Doctor, and the Sontaran's fashionable carrying accessories.



  • The Cloister Room 116 - You're Stuck in the Hallway

    11 June 2015 (6:22pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 9 minutes and 50 seconds

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    Random wandering brings Tom and Louis to the point just before they began podcasting together--the two-part finale of the 2010 series, The Pandorica Opens and The Big Bang! Topics include the mysterious voice that says "Silence Will Fall," the Jim Carrey version of the Doctor, and the Sontaran's fashionable carrying accessories.



  • The Cloister Room 115 - Cup Pickup Here

    4 June 2015 (5:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 43 minutes and 36 seconds

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    Tom and Louis randomly arrive in the vast HD deserts of Dubai for a discussion of the David Tennant Easter-avaganza, Planet of the Dead. We won't give away what they thought of the story but let's just say the explicit tag was quickly earned. Topics of discussion also include Dalek pets and getaway drivers.



  • The Cloister Room 115 - Cup Pickup Here

    4 June 2015 (5:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 43 minutes and 36 seconds

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    Tom and Louis randomly arrive in the vast HD deserts of Dubai for a discussion of the David Tennant Easter-avaganza, Planet of the Dead. We won't give away what they thought of the story but let's just say the explicit tag was quickly earned. Topics of discussion also include Dalek pets and getaway drivers.



  • The Cloister Room 114 - It's All About The Model Shot

    29 May 2015 (12:59am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 39 minutes and 26 seconds

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    Tom and Louis find their way through random wandering to the mysterious planet Ravalox for a discussion of The Mysterious Planet. Topics of discussion include double acts, the Doctor's presidency, and the ideal placement of audiovisual equipment in Gallifreyan courtrooms.



  • The Cloister Room 114 - It's All About The Model Shot

    29 May 2015 (12:59am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 39 minutes and 26 seconds

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    Tom and Louis find their way through random wandering to the mysterious planet Ravalox for a discussion of The Mysterious Planet. Topics of discussion include double acts, the Doctor's presidency, and the ideal placement of audiovisual equipment in Gallifreyan courtrooms.



  • The Cloister Room 113 - Strange Mouth Sounds

    21 May 2015 (9:32pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 34 minutes and 20 seconds

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    In their random wanderings, Tom and Louis are brought to the Power of Kroll, for a discussion of green body paint, CSO, ethical treatment of Swampies, and the career of Robert Holmes.



  • The Cloister Room 113 - Strange Mouth Sounds

    21 May 2015 (9:32pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 34 minutes and 20 seconds

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    In their random wanderings, Tom and Louis are brought to the Power of Kroll, for a discussion of green body paint, CSO, ethical treatment of Swampies, and the career of Robert Holmes.



  • The Cloister Room 112 - No Chocolate Allowed On The Moon

    14 May 2015 (7:11pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 44 minutes and 27 seconds

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    Tom and Louis continue their random journeys through the classic series with this discussion of the Jon Pertwee classic--Frontier in Space! After already having watched the second leg of this mega-epic, Planet of the Daleks. Topics include architecture, lady presidents, and the mind probe.



  • The Cloister Room 112 - No Chocolate Allowed On The Moon

    14 May 2015 (7:11pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 44 minutes and 27 seconds

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    Tom and Louis continue their random journeys through the classic series with this discussion of the Jon Pertwee classic--Frontier in Space! After already having watched the second leg of this mega-epic, Planet of the Daleks. Topics include architecture, lady presidents, and the mind probe.



  • The Cloister Room 111 - The Opposite of Psychic Powers

    7 May 2015 (3:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 28 minutes and 27 seconds

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    After an hiatus in the early months of 2015, Tom and Louis return to The Cloister Room! From here on out, new episodes will be posted weekly. This week we continue our random journey through Doctor Who by discussing The King's Demons! Topics of discussion include musical kings and Adric's ghost.



  • The Cloister Room 111 - The Opposite of Psychic Powers

    7 May 2015 (3:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 28 minutes and 27 seconds

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    After an hiatus in the early months of 2015, Tom and Louis return to The Cloister Room! From here on out, new episodes will be posted weekly. This week we continue our random journey through Doctor Who by discussing The King's Demons! Topics of discussion include musical kings and Adric's ghost.



  • The Cloister Room 110 - Would You Like Me To Tide Their Blood?

    9 February 2015 (2:08am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 10 minutes and 22 seconds

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    This week Tom and Louis discuss the Shakespeare Code! Topics of discussion include the Harry Potter dating controversy, and the genius of the audience member.



  • The Cloister Room 110 - Would You Like Me To Tide Their Blood?

    9 February 2015 (2:08am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 10 minutes and 22 seconds

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    This week Tom and Louis discuss the Shakespeare Code! Topics of discussion include the Harry Potter dating controversy, and the genius of the audience member.



  • The Cloister Room 109 - This is a Sacred Song

    13 January 2015 (3:00am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 58 minutes and 20 seconds

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    It's Christmas time! Well, okay, it's not. But at any rate it's time to listen to Tom and Louis discuss their reaction to the episode of Doctor Who that aired when it WAS Christmas time. Topics include dream crab family life and a certain special Christmas song. And it's not by Wham!



  • The Cloister Room 109 - This is a Sacred Song

    13 January 2015 (3:00am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 58 minutes and 20 seconds

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    It's Christmas time! Well, okay, it's not. But at any rate it's time to listen to Tom and Louis discuss their reaction to the episode of Doctor Who that aired when it WAS Christmas time. Topics include dream crab family life and a certain special Christmas song. And it's not by Wham!



  • The Cloister Room 108 - Mayhem Has Merit

    23 December 2014 (10:04pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 14 minutes and 45 seconds

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    It's almost Christmas and Santa Claus is coming to town, but surely it's not too late for us to finally release our episode on Death in Heaven? Topics of discussion include Cyberkid, LI Who 2, and personal pronouns.



  • The Cloister Room 108 - Mayhem Has Merit

    23 December 2014 (10:04pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 14 minutes and 45 seconds

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    It's almost Christmas and Santa Claus is coming to town, but surely it's not too late for us to finally release our episode on Death in Heaven? Topics of discussion include Cyberkid, LI Who 2, and personal pronouns.



  • The Cloister Room 107 - A Snake and then Eric Roberts

    7 November 2014 (3:41am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 0 minutes and 1 second

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    Part one of the two-part finale is here! Tom and Louis discuss Missy's big reveal, the latest development on Danny, and lots, lots more.



  • The Cloister Room 107 - A Snake and then Eric Roberts

    7 November 2014 (3:41am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 0 minutes and 1 second

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    Part one of the two-part finale is here! Tom and Louis discuss Missy’s big reveal, the latest development on Danny, and lots, lots more.



  • The Cloister Room 106 - Zoo Tycoon

    1 November 2014 (4:56pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 0 minutes and 19 seconds

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    As Series Eight hurtles toward its conclusion, Tom and Louis confer over the third-to-last episode. Topics of discussion include zoo management and the Doctor's brother.



  • The Cloister Room 106 - Zoo Tycoon

    1 November 2014 (4:56pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 0 minutes and 19 seconds

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    As Series Eight hurtles toward its conclusion, Tom and Louis confer over the third-to-last episode. Topics of discussion include zoo management and the Doctor's brother.



  • The Cloister Room 105 - The Dimension Field is Leaking

    25 October 2014 (2:10am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 47 minutes and 2 seconds

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    Series Eight rolls on and Tom and Louis roll on accordingly. In this, their discussion of flatline, topics include iPad bezels and evil geniuses.



  • The Cloister Room 105 - The Dimension Field is Leaking

    25 October 2014 (2:10am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 47 minutes and 2 seconds

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    Series Eight rolls on and Tom and Louis roll on accordingly. In this, their discussion of flatline, topics include iPad bezels and evil geniuses.



  • The Cloister Room 104 - Actual Mummy Magic

    18 October 2014 (2:23pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 5 minutes and 45 seconds

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    Another week, another new episode! Tom and Louis discuss Mummy on the Orient Express. Tom derails the discussion with spoilers for the Big Finish audio "The Boy That Time Forgot" (so, y'know, look out for that), and Louis has Train Beefs.

     



  • The Cloister Room 104 - Actual Mummy Magic

    18 October 2014 (2:23pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 5 minutes and 45 seconds

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    Another week, another new episode! Tom and Louis discuss Mummy on the Orient Express. Tom derails the discussion with spoilers for the Big Finish audio "The Boy That Time Forgot" (so, y'know, look out for that), and Louis has Train Beefs.



  • The Cloister Room 103 - Space Dragon Will Have to Do

    11 October 2014 (4:43am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 0 minutes and 31 seconds

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    Series Eight of Doctor Who continues with a trip to the moon. We talk about the Doctor's DVD collection, the US Presidency, and... well, the abortion thing. We talk about that.



  • The Cloister Room 103 - Space Dragon Will Have to Do

    11 October 2014 (4:43am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 0 minutes and 31 seconds

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    Series Eight of Doctor Who continues with a trip to the moon. We talk about the Doctor's DVD collection, the US Presidency, and... well, the abortion thing. We talk about that.



  • The Cloister Room 102 - Geographical Spillage

    4 October 2014 (1:55pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 47 minutes and 22 seconds

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    Halfway through the season! Tom and Louis discuss the latest episode, The Caretaker. Topics of discussion include the dietary habits of sand piranhas and the use of cherry bombs.

     



  • The Cloister Room 102 - Geographical Spillage

    4 October 2014 (1:55pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 47 minutes and 22 seconds

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    Halfway through the season! Tom and Louis discuss the latest episode, The Caretaker. Topics of discussion include the dietary habits of sand piranhas and the use of cherry bombs.



  • The Cloister Room 101 - That Box Has Been Well Ticked

    27 September 2014 (2:29pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 47 minutes and 42 seconds

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    Another week, another new episode of Doctor Who! We truly are spoiled. Tom and Louis take some time out to discuss whether the heist is sufficiently heisty. 

     



  • The Cloister Room 101 - That Box Has Been Well Ticked

    27 September 2014 (2:29pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 47 minutes and 42 seconds

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    Another week, another new episode of Doctor Who! We truly are spoiled. Tom and Louis take some time out to discuss whether the heist is sufficiently heisty.



  • The Cloister Room 100 - A Structurally Sound Barn

    20 September 2014 (3:28am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 58 minutes and 43 seconds

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    It's the Cloister Room's one hundredth episode and Tom and Louis have one heck of an episode to discuss--Capaldi's latest adventure, "Listen." Topics of discussion include the ups and downs of future spacesuit fashion, and an important public service announcement for your health.



  • The Cloister Room 100 - A Structurally Sound Barn

    20 September 2014 (3:28am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 minutes and 0 seconds

    It's the Cloister Room's one hundredth episode and Tom and Louis have one heck of an episode to discuss--Capaldi's latest adventure, "Listen." Topics of discussion include the ups and downs of future spacesuit fashion, and an important public service announcement for your health.



  • The Cloister Room 100 - A Structurally Sound Barn

    20 September 2014 (3:28am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 58 minutes and 43 seconds

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    It's the Cloister Room's one hundredth episode and Tom and Louis have one heck of an episode to discuss--Capaldi's latest adventure, "Listen." Topics of discussion include the ups and downs of future spacesuit fashion, and an important public service announcement for your health.



  • The Cloister Room 099 - Shoot the Arrow into a Thermal Exhaust Port

    13 September 2014 (2:51am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 37 minutes and 49 seconds

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    Another week, another new episode! Louis and Tom talk about the Doctor's journey to Sherwood Forest. Topics of discussion include cuts and edits, swords and spoons.

     



  • The Cloister Room 099 - Shoot the Arrow into a Thermal Exhaust Port

    13 September 2014 (2:51am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 37 minutes and 49 seconds

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    Another week, another new episode! Louis and Tom talk about the Doctor's journey to Sherwood Forest. Topics of discussion include cuts and edits, swords and spoons.



  • The Cloister Room 098 - In That Case, On a Case by Case Basis, Whatever the Case May Be

    6 September 2014 (4:28pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 7 minutes and 28 seconds

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    Louis and Tom discuss Capaldi's second big outing, and his first showdown against the Daleks. Topics of discussion include the two halves of fiction, tea in heaven, and soldiers.



  • The Cloister Room 098 - In That Case, On a Case by Case Basis, Whatever the Case May Be

    6 September 2014 (4:28pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 7 minutes and 28 seconds

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    Louis and Tom discuss Capaldi's second big outing, and his first showdown against the Daleks.  Topics of discussion include the two halves of fiction, tea in heaven, and soldiers.



  • The Cloister Room 097 - Pushing the Robot out the Flesh Blimp

    29 August 2014 (1:23am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 7 minutes and 43 seconds

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    Louis and Tom set their random wanderings aside--Doctor Who is back on television! Obviously, this episode is about Capaldi's first outing as the new Dr. Who.



  • The Cloister Room 097 - Pushing the Robot out the Flesh Blimp

    29 August 2014 (1:23am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 7 minutes and 43 seconds

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    Louis and Tom set their random wanderings aside--Doctor Who is back on television! Obviously, this episode is about Capaldi's first outing as the new Dr. Who.



  • The Cloister Room 096 - An Experiment In Disguise Science

    23 August 2014 (5:02am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 6 minutes and 45 seconds

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    It's the eve of Peter Capaldi's first big outing as the Doctor, but who cares about that? Random selection has brought Tom and Louis to an idyllic village in the country where the Rani is up to no good. Topics of discussion include barren philosophies and wild endeavours.



  • The Cloister Room 096 - An Experiment In Disguise Science

    23 August 2014 (5:02am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 6 minutes and 45 seconds

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    It's the eve of Peter Capaldi's first big outing as the Doctor, but who cares about that? Random selection has brought Tom and Louis to an idyllic village in the country where the Rani is up to no good. Topics of discussion include barren philosophies and wild endeavours.

     



  • The Cloister Room 095 - Fire Extinguisher, Lost to Time

    6 August 2014 (2:28am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 55 minutes and 22 seconds

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    Random selection brings Tom and Louis to a spaceship, and also France. The origins of the Moffat era are uncovered, and the trials and tribulations of future spam filtering are discussed.



  • The Cloister Room 095 - Fire Extinguisher, Lost to Time

    6 August 2014 (2:28am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 55 minutes and 22 seconds

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    Random selection brings Tom and Louis to a spaceship, and also France. The origins of the Moffat era are uncovered, and the trials and tribulations of future spam filtering are discussed.



  • The Cloister Room 094 - Well, One Of Us Is Going To Have To Change

    23 June 2014 (3:52am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 52 minutes and 50 seconds

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    The whims of the randomizer bring Tom and Louis to one of 2013's recently rediscovered gems: The Enemy of the World. Louis has some less than entirely kind words about Fedorin, while Tom praises Salamander's efficient use of space.



 
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