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Traveling the Vortex

Traveling the Vortex
Description:
A podcast dedicated to the show Doctor Who with a perspective from two Midwest United States fans, and one person being introduced to the Doctor for the first time.

Homepage: http://travelingthevortex.com/

RSS Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/travelvortex?format=xml

Traveling the Vortex Statistics
Episodes:
712
Average Episode Duration:
0:1:16:20
Longest Episode Duration:
0:3:39:04
Total Duration of all Episodes:
37 days, 17 hours, 50 minutes and 56 seconds
Earliest Episode:
8 March 2021 (2:37pm GMT)
Latest Episode:
26 February 2021 (2:27am GMT)
Average Time Between Episodes:
5 days, 4 hours, 50 minutes and 45 seconds

Traveling the Vortex Episodes

  • Episode 485 – Ceremonially Archived

    26 February 2021 (2:27am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 53 minutes and 33 seconds

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    This week we round out our reviews of Big Finish’s Doctor Who Unbound series. First, we look at A Storm of Angels, written by Marc Platt and starring Geoffrey Bayldon and Carole Ann Ford returning to their roles as the Doctor and Susan.

    Then we review Masters of War, written by Eddie Robson and starring David Warner and Nicholas Courtney returning as the Doctor and Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart.

    Hear what we have to say about these two stories.

    Plus the news of the week.

    Enjoy!

     



  • Episode 484 – Just a Mucky Pup

    19 February 2021 (2:28am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 41 minutes and 37 seconds

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    Our journey through the Doctor Who Unbound universe continues this week, First up its Deadline, written by Robert Shearman and starring Derek Jacobi. Hear what we thought,

    Next, is Exile is written by Nicholas Briggs and starring Arabella Weir as The Doctor.

    Plus, more news this week from Big Finish and Alex Kingston takes a turn at writing.

    Enjoy!

     

     

     



  • Episode 483 – Free of That Appalling Dress Sense

    11 February 2021 (3:54am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 44 minutes and 10 seconds

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    This week we return to the Unbound Universe for two more offerings from Big Finish’s Doctor Who – Unbound series.

    First, we review Full Fathom Five, written by David Bishop and starring David Collings as The Doctor.

    Then we take a look at He Jests at Scars… written by Gary Russell and starting Michael Jayston returning to the role of The Valeyard.

    Hear what we thought about these two stories,

    Plus, more Big Finish news and new books coming out from our friends at Candy Jar Books.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 482 – Mucho Master 1 – Doctor?

    4 February 2021 (3:35am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 1 hours, 2 minutes and 7 seconds

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    In this week’s podcast, we start to look back on a series of audios that Big Finish produced that tell Doctor Who stories a little differently. Doctor Who Unbound audios are ‘What if…?” stories that feature alternative universe versions of the Doctor and Companions,

    First is Auld Mortality, written by Marc Platt and features Geoffrey Bayldon as the Doctor and Carole Ann Ford as Susan,

    Then we review Sympathy for the Devil by Jonathan Clements and starring David Warner as a third incarnation of the Doctor, Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart played by Nicholas Courtney, and Sam Kisgart (shhh,,, it’s really Mark Gattis) as The Master. A pre-Doctor Who David Tennant is also in this story as Colonel Brimmicombe-Wood.

    We also talk about the news of the week.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 481 – Traveling the Victorious – Part 11 – Vlad the Exterminators

    27 January 2021 (2:49am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 1 hours, 3 minutes and 34 seconds

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    We begin our wrap up of the Time Lord Victorious event in this episode. First, we review Tales of the Dark Times Episodes 4 and 5 found in the Doctor Who Comic Maker app.

    Then, what promised to be the climax of the main story thread, All Flesh is Grass the novel by By Una McCormack.

    Find out what we thought of these stories.

    Also, we look at some news of the week.

    Enjoy!

     



  • Episode 480 – Traveling the Victorious – Part 10 – Frozen in Space

    20 January 2021 (4:21am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 33 minutes and 54 seconds

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    We return to our adventures in the Dark Times with two more Time Lord Victorious Tales.

    First, it’s the final story for the Daleks in the Eaglemoss, Hero Collector magazine short story, Exit Strategy which comes with the Dalek Executioner & Dalek Strategist figures.

    Then we join the Fourth Doctor on the Starship Future for the Big Finish audio, Genetics of the Daleks,

    Find out what we thought of these stories,

    Also, some novelization news.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 479 – You Say You Want A Revolution

    7 January 2021 (3:36am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 1 hours, 16 minutes and 13 seconds

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    Happy New Year!

    It’s finally here. After months of waiting, new Who graced out television sets again. This week we examine the New Year’s Day special, Revolution of the Daleks as we say goodbye to companions past and welcome companions anew.

    Enjoy!

     

     



  • Episode 478 – Traveling the Victorious – Part 9 – Dancing With Daleks In Zero G’s

    30 December 2020 (3:17am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 38 minutes and 48 seconds

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    This week we return to more Time Lord Victorious. This time we look at two short stories that are packaged with the Eaglemoss / Hero Collector figurines. First, it’s The Last Message with comes with the Dalek Emperor and Dalek Drone, then Mission to the Known, which comes with the Dalek Commander and Dalek Scientist set. Hear what we liked about these,

    Then we review the Big Finish audio, Mutually Assured Destruction featuring the Eighth Doctor and the Daleks.

    No news this week so we get right to it.

    Enjoy!

     

     



  • Episode 477 – A Christmas Carol, Revisited

    23 December 2020 (4:48am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 41 minutes and 23 seconds

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    In this episode we go way back to the beginning, No, we’re not talking An Unearthly Child, The First Doctor, or even the beginning of Doctor Who itself.

    We go back to our beginnings and revisit the very first Doctor Who material that we ever reviewed, Ten years ago, and way back in Episode 1 we gave you our thoughts on A Christmas Carol featuring the Eleventh Doctor.

    And now we tell you what we think of the story all these years later.

     

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 476 – Traveling the Victorious – Part 8 – Seeking All the Answers

    16 December 2020 (3:08am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 41 minutes and 48 seconds

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    This week we continue our travels with the Time Lord Victorious through the Dark Times with two more reviews.

    First, it’s the finale of the Daleks! webcast with Episode 5: Day of Reckoning.

    Then we join the Tenth Doctor and Brian the Ood for the audiobook, The Minds of Magnox, written by Darren Jones and read by the very talented Jacob Dudman.

    Find out what we thought of these two installments in the epic crossover event.

    Plus, news about a new trading card game for Doctor Who

    Enjoy!

    Links mentioned in the show: Doctor Who – Worlds Apart digital trading card game



  • Episode 475 – Traveling the Victorious – Part 7 – Plotting and Scheming

    9 December 2020 (2:38am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 43 minutes and 34 seconds

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    In this week’s show, we continue our reviews of the Daleks! animated series on BBC’s YouTube channel. This time it’s Planet of the Mechanoids and The Deadly Ally.

    Plus we look at a special short story included on the Time Lord Victorious website called, What the TARDIS thought of ‘Time Lord Victorious’ written by James Goss.

    Also, RadioTimes dominates our news section this week. (I wonder if they have an issue coming out soon?)

    Enjoy!

     

     

     

     



  • Episode 474 – Traveling the Victorious – Part 6 – Exterminating the Universe

    3 December 2020 (2:57am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 59 minutes and 26 seconds

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    In this week’s episode, we feature more TIme Lord Victorious goodies.

    First is a review of Escape Hunt’s print and play game, The Hollow Planet.

    Then we take a look at the first two episodes of Daleks!, the YouTube webcast series from BBC Studios and Studio Liddel, We review The Archive of Islos and The Sentinel of the Fifth Galaxy.

    We also examine the Time Lord Victorious trailer that was released many months back and speculate on how it might also tie into the overall story arc.

    Plus, we look at lots of news this week.

    Enjoy!

     



  • Episode 473 – Traveling the Victorious – Part 5 – Screeching Sweet Nothings in Your Ear

    18 November 2020 (3:02am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 45 minutes and 2 seconds

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    In this episode, we head back to the Dark Times, back when the universe was young, and we explore three new offerings from the ‘Time Lord Victorious’ story arc. We start with another Big Finish offering, Paul McGann starring as the Eighth Doctor, and teaming up with his most iconic enemy for The Enemy of My Enemy.

    Then, we join the Eighth Doctor and the Daleks again for another installment from the Doctor Who Comic Maker called Tales of the Dark Times Episode Three.

    Then we rejoin the Ninth Doctor in the final installment of his ongoing Doctor Who Magazine comic, Monstrous Beauty Part 3.

    Plus we react to some of the news that came out this past week.

    Enjoy!

     

     

     



  • Episode 472 – All Sorts of Things Unleashed

    12 November 2020 (2:33pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 1 hours, 45 minutes and 52 seconds

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    This week we take another break from the Time Lord Victorious event… well, sort of. In this episode, we review the recently released book The Wintertime Paradox, by Dave Rudden. Find out what we thought of this festive collection of stories about Doctor Who at Christmastime.

    We also, take a look at the short story, Canaries, also written by Rudden and released on the Doctor Who website as a tie-in with the ‘Time Lord Victorious’ Event.

    Plus, we examine some news of the week, including some insights into when we might expect the next series of Doctor Who to release.

    Enjoy!

     

     



  • Episode 471 – Traveling the Victorious – Part 4 – An Assassin Named Killie McDeath

    5 November 2020 (3:48am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 40 minutes and 9 seconds

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    In this week’s episode, we return to the Time Lord Victorious crossover media event, with another audio offering from Big Finish. We start with a review of Paul McGann’s Eighth Doctor in He Kills Me, He Kills Me Not.

    Then we look at the second part of a story we began a few weeks ago with Doctor Who Magazine’s Monstrous Beauty Part 2 featuring the Ninth Doctor and Rose.

    No news to discuss this week.

    Enjoy!

     



  • Episode 470 – Now Boarding Chameleon Tours Flight 470

    29 October 2020 (2:49am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 48 minutes and 58 seconds

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    This week we take a slight break from the ongoing Time Lord Victorious cross-media event, to look at the recently released, on DVD, The Faceless Ones. We examine the story for the first time on the podcast. We also review the animation and some of the DVD features themselves.

    Plus, we look at a few news items that were revealed this week, too.

    Enjoy!

     

     

     



  • Episode 469 – Traveling the Victorious – Part 3 – The NEW Grumpy Bear

    22 October 2020 (3:05am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 56 minutes and 0 seconds

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    In this week’s adventure through the materials covering the Time Lord Victorious event, we review two more comics, this time from Doctor Who Comic Maker. We review Tales of the Dark Times Episodes 1 & 2. Plus, we explore the first of several audios to come from the event. We review Big Finish’s Master Thief and Lesser Evils, Short Trips.

    Hear what we thought about these materials.

    Plus, we look at some news from the week.

    Enjoy!

     

     

     



  • Episode 468 – Traveling the Victorious – Part 2 – Dressed For The Occasion

    14 October 2020 (2:18am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 50 minutes and 24 seconds

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    Our journey through the Time Lord Victorious series continues this week. This time we look at the first book in the epic event story arc, The Knight, the Fool, and the Dead by Steve Cole

    Then we review the short story, The Guide to the Dark Times which is found in The Official Doctor Who 2021 Annual.

    Find out what we thought of these stories.

    Plus we look at some announcements in this week’s news segments.

    Enjoy!

     



  • Episode 467 – Traveling the Victorious – Part 1 – Murder Toilets

    8 October 2020 (1:59am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 1 hours, 1 minutes and 13 seconds

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    We have arrived at the first of our reviews of the materials being released in the epic Time Lord Victorious event. We begin our adventure, mostly with comics. But first, we look at the recently released short story The Dawn of the Kotturuh by James Goss which was provided to readers through the official Doctor Who newsletter.

    Then we move onto Titan Comic’s contribution, reviewing both issues of the Time Lord Victorious comic arc, Defender of the Daleks.

    And lastly this week, we review the first part of the comic story, Monstrous Beauty #1, which accompanies issue 556 of Doctor Who Magazine.

    Find out what we thought of these first stories.

    Enjoy!

     

    Links mentioned in the podcast:

    Festival of Family Classics – Jack O’ Lantern (1972)

    The TARDIS Wiki article for The Dawn of the Kotturuh (short story) with link and password

     



  • Episode 466 – A Horse With No Name

    23 September 2020 (2:17am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 43 minutes and 50 seconds

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    We return with another LOST IN TIME review. This time it’s the First Doctor, Steven, and Vicki in The Myth Makers. We review both the TV episodes and the Target novelization. Find out what we thought of the story.

    Plus, we discuss some news and talk a little about the “Time Lord Victorious” event that has already kicked off in several media.

    Enjoy!

     

     

     



  • Episode 365 – LOCKDOWN continued…

    3 September 2020 (2:51am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 0 minutes and 1 second

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    We’re back again, and this time for more of a regular schedule. Well, sort of. This week we finish reviewing the supplemental materials that were released as part of this summer’s Doctor Who ‘LOCKDOWN’ simulcast series with fans. We examine the last few pieces that had not released at the time of our last recording.

    So, sit back, relax, and enjoy!

     

     

     



  • Side Trip 39 – Avast Ye Space Lubbers!

    24 August 2020 (10:29pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 0 minutes and 1 second

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    Glenn returns this week with another Doctor Who comics review. Moving on through the First Doctor’s timeline, this time the stories The Therovian Quest and The Hijackers of Thrax from 1965’s TV Comics.

     

     

     

    Links mentioned in the show:

    Doctor Who – The Complete Adventures by Andrew Kearley

     



  • Side Trip 38 – Star Trek 205 – TNG Season 5

    8 August 2020 (3:00am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 35 minutes and 3 seconds

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    After a short break, resident Star Trek Guru, Shaun brings us another primer. This time its Star Trek: The Next Generation Season 5.

    Be sure to send feedback if you are enjoying these or have something you’d like to add to the discussion.

     

     

     

    Enjoy!



  • Side Trip 37 – Little Green Men

    6 August 2020 (1:57am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 13 minutes and 34 seconds

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    Yes, it’s been a while, and we are returning, but not just yet. So, to hold you over, here is a long-promised filler Short Trip episode. Glenn continues his reviews of the Doctor’s adventures through the years in comics. This time, a review of the first Doctor Who story to be published in TV Comic back in November of 1964. The Doctor meets, for the first time, his grandchildren, John and Gillian in Doctor Who and the Klepton Parasites.

    Enjoy!

     

     

    Links mentioned in the show:

    Doctor Who – The Complete Adventures by Andrew Kearley

    The Comic Strip Companion: The Unofficial and Unauthorised Guide to Doctor Who in Comics: 1964 – 1979



  • Episode 464 – Keeping a Six Foot Distance

    17 May 2020 (12:46am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 1 hours, 51 minutes and 25 seconds

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    We return for a special supersized episode. This time we are discussing an op-ed piece comparing the 13th Doctor with that of the 6th. The link to the article can be found below.

    Also, we examine all the special materials and content that is being released alongside the Doctor Who: Lockdown! “watch-alongs” that have been going on since we have found ourselves in the Covid-19 pandemic.

    Plus, our reaction to a multi-Doctor, multimedia crossover event which is coming soon.

    Enjoy!

    Link(s) mentioned in this episode:

    The Thirteenth Doctor is the New Sixth Doctor — Here’s Why – by Hannah Long

     

     



  • Side Trip 36 – Star Trek 204 – TNG Season 4

    30 April 2020 (5:48pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 35 minutes and 18 seconds

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    The primers continue for our ongoing isolation. Resident Star Trek Guru, Shaun brings us another one. This time its Star Trek: The Next Generation Season 4.

    Be sure to send feedback if you are enjoying these or have something you’d like to add to the discussion.

     

     

     

    Enjoy!



  • Side Trip 35 – Star Trek 203 – TNG Season 3

    25 April 2020 (12:38am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 29 minutes and 43 seconds

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    Another little special treat for you as we continue our isolation. Resident Star Trek Guru, Shaun continues with the Star Trek primers and reviews and brings us another one. This time its Star Trek: The Next Generation Season 3.

     

    Enjoy!

     

     



  • Side Trip 34 – Star Trek 202 – TNG Season 2

    18 April 2020 (3:14am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 31 minutes and 42 seconds

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    Another little special treat for you as we continue our isolation. Resident Star Trek Guru, Shaun steps away from one universe and into another and brings us another Star Trek primer and review. This time its Star Trek: The Next Generation Season 2.

     

    Enjoy!

     

     

     



  • Side Trip 33 – Social Distancing

    14 April 2020 (4:54am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 26 minutes and 0 seconds

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    We are back with a limited Side Trip edition of the podcast to let our listeners know that we are all safe and well and will be resuming the weekly show soon. But for now catch up with what the hosts are doing in their downtime.

    Enjoy!

     

     

     

     



  • Episode 463 – It All Changes, But It All Stays the Same

    5 March 2020 (4:22am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 1 hours, 47 minutes and 20 seconds

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    In this week’s supersized episode of the podcast, we arrive at the end of the series with The Timeless Children. Hear what we thought of the epic lore-busting conclusion.

    Also, some tidbits in the news this week.

    Plus we read out your feedback.

    Enjoy!

     

     



  • Episode 462 – Ashad, Shada, Coincidence?

    26 February 2020 (2:39am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 50 minutes and 11 seconds

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    In this week’s show, we look at the penultimate episode of Series 12, with the middle part of the Lone Cyberman arc, “Ascension of the Cybermen”. We’ll tell you what we thought of this story as we ramp up for the series finale.

    Also, we hear what you thought of the episode with your feedback.

    And, as always, we hope you enjoy!

     

    Link mentioned in this show:  Doctor Who – The Complete Adventures by Andrew Kearley



  • Episode 461 – We Love A Good Plume!

    21 February 2020 (2:12am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 55 minutes and 27 seconds

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    In this week’s (delayed) episode (sorry about that) we review The Haunting of Villa Diodati.  Hear what we thought of this thrilling and thought-provoking story.

    Also, good news for fans of Tom Baker. Plus, more news from the past week.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

     

     



  • Episode 460 – Can You Hear Us?

    13 February 2020 (5:20am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 43 minutes and 46 seconds

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    This week we review Can You Hear Me?, the seventh episode in Doctor Who Series 12. Find out what we think of the episode.

    Also, a couple of news items.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

     

     

     



  • Episode 459 – Three Idiots Roaming

    6 February 2020 (4:28am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 57 minutes and 14 seconds

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    In this week’s episode, we review Series 12, Episode 6 – Praxeus. Find out what we thought of this episode. And we discover a new and apter name for this podcast.

    Plus, a look at some news from the week.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

     

     



  • Episode 458 – Platoon of Jadoon in Our Room

    30 January 2020 (3:07am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 54 minutes and 44 seconds

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    In this week’s episode of the podcast, we look at Series 12, Episode 5, Fugitive of the Jadoon. Hear what we thought of the various bombshell revelations in this story, that has every fan talking.

    Also, a few news items to look at this week.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

     

     



  • Episode 457 – Current Events

    22 January 2020 (2:05am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 52 minutes and 2 seconds

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    We continue with our reviews of Series 12, this time it’s Nikola Tesla’s Night of Horror. Is it electrifying? Does it leave us in shock? You’ll just have to listen to find out.

    Also, we react to a couple of new items out this week.

    And, some late-breaking feedback! (We recorded on Sunday this week, so any later feedback will have to be read out next week. Sorry)

    Enjoy!

     

     



  • Episode 456 – A Not So Jolly Holiday

    16 January 2020 (5:10am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 37 minutes and 57 seconds

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    In this week’s episode, we continue our march through Series 12 with a review of Orphan 55.

    Hear what we and others thought of this story. And if it’s any indication of how we felt about it, this is one of our shortest podcasts, ever.

    Also, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

     

     

     



  • Episode 455 – The Spy Who Loved Us

    9 January 2020 (3:35am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 1 hours, 33 minutes and 29 seconds

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    We return after a holiday break with our reviews of the first two episodes in the 12th Series of Doctor Who. Find out what we thought of Spyfall parts 1 & 2.

    Also, some feedback on these two episodes as well.

    Enjoy!

     

     

     



  • Episode 454 – Christmas Time Is Here Again!

    25 December 2019 (2:53am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 58 minutes and 12 seconds

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    In this edition of the podcast, we celebrate one of our favorite times of the year with three stories set at or about one of our favorite times of the year.

    We begin with Big Finish Companion Chronicles 5.3, Find and Replace featuring Jo Grant, The Third Doctor, and Iris Wildthyme. Then it’s on to an adventure with the Seventh Doctor and Bernice Summerfield in Big Finish Short Trips 6.12 The Hesitation Deviation.

    We also look at the Titan Comics 2-part 2019 Holiday Special, featuring the Thirteenth Doctor and her “Fam”

    Plus, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

     



  • Episode 543 – Blood Bank Robbery

    20 December 2019 (3:41am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 54 minutes and 4 seconds

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    In this week’s episode, we wrap up the Doctor Who: Classic Doctors, New Monsters Volume 1 box set with the Seventh Doctor Story, Harvest of the Sycorax by James Goss and The Sontaran Ordeal by Andrew Smith featuring the Eighth Doctor.

    Plus, we have a few items to discuss this week in the news section of our show,

    And, of course, your feedback.

     

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 452 – Lovely Judoon Poetry

    12 December 2019 (3:44am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 43 minutes and 38 seconds

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    In this week’s episode of the podcast, we review two stories from Big Finish’s Doctor Who: Classic Doctors, New Monsters Volume 1. First up it’s the Fifth Doctor meeting the Weeping Angels in Fallen Angels by Phil Mulryne. Then we examine the Sixth Doctor paring with the Judoon in Judoon in Chains by Simon Barnard and Paul Morris.

    Plus, as always, we look at some of the news happening this past week,

    And, of course, your feedback!

    Enjoy!

     



  • Episode 451 – For the Good of the Colony

    5 December 2019 (4:10am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 57 minutes and 14 seconds

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    After a week off for the Thanksgiving holiday here in the U.S., we return with a review of the recently released (in North America that is) animated reconstruction of The Macra Terror on DVD. We reviewed this story way back in Episode 295 of the podcast, so this time we examine the quality of the animation as well as some of the features included in this two-disc edition.

    Plus, we’ll look at the news from the past few weeks, including the official announcement of the return of Doctor Who on our television screens.

    Enjoy!

     

     



  • Episode 450 – Impeachment Inquiry

    26 November 2019 (2:22am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 57 minutes and 2 seconds

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    No, not THAT one, This week we examine chapters 3 and 4 in the first series of Big Finish’s Gallifrey audios, The Inquiry and A Blind Eye. Hear what we think of these next to parts.

    Plus, some news of the week,

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

     

     

     



  • Episode 448 – Mired With Politics

    14 November 2019 (2:20am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 43 minutes and 35 seconds

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    In this week’s episode, we embark on a new journey in the Big Finish Audios. This time we examine the first series of Gallifrey stories with Weapon of Choice and Square One. Both of these audios feature familiar characters, Lady President Romana, Leela, and not one, but two K-9s.  Hear what we think of these Doctor Who spinoff stories.

    Plus, we discuss a few news items from the week.

    Enjoy!

     



  • Episode 448 – Forgotten Preludes

    6 November 2019 (2:18am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 52 minutes and 51 seconds

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    In this week’s episode, we revisit the cast of Torchwood with two reviews.  First, it’s the Titan Comics ongoing series featuring Captain Jack and Gwen Cooper in the issues collected in Torchwood Volume 3: The Culling, Then, the adventure continues for Gwen and husband Rhys Williams in the Big Finish story Torchwood: Forgotten Lives. Hear what we think of these two offerings.

    Plus, some news of the week.

    And, of course, feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 447 – Beyond the Doctor: Spooky Time 6 – The End of Spooky Time

    31 October 2019 (2:16am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 1 hours, 19 minutes and 48 seconds

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    This week, spooky time draws to a close, but not before we explore three more films starring actors who have played the Doctor.

    In this episode, we look at First Doctor actors William Hartnell and Richard Hurndall in the films, Midnight at Madame Tussaud’s and I, Monster respectively.  Then we turn our attention to the French/British psycho-thriller, Afraid of the Dark featuring Eighth Doctor actor, Pual McGann.

    And some news this week about the announcement of the release of another animated offering from the classic series.

    And, of course, feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 446 – Beyond the Doctor: Spooky Time 5 – Countdown to Armageddon

    24 October 2019 (1:02am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 1 hours, 17 minutes and 30 seconds

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    This week we continue to explore films starring actors who have played the Doctor.

    Halloween is almost upon us, so we’re reviewing movies that could be considered a horror, a thriller, or just spooky in story and tone.

    In this episode we look at Second Doctor actor Patrick Troughton and bonus Unbound Doctor David Warner in the 1976 Richard Donner directed film, The Omen. And then we follow that up with Eleventh Doctor actor Matt Smith in the zombie thriller, Patient Zero released last year.

    And, of course, feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 445 – Beyond the Doctor: Spooky Time 4 – The Three Doctor Solution

    17 October 2019 (1:58am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 1 hours, 7 minutes and 19 seconds

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    Again we diverge from the Doctor Who Universe to look at films starring actors who have played the Doctor.

    As you know by now, in the spirit of the Halloween season, we’re reviewing movies that could be considered a horror, a thriller, or just spooky in story and tone. And this time we may have stretched that definition somewhat.

    In this episode we look at Fifth, Sixth and Seventh Doctor actors Peter Davison, Colin Baker, and Sylvester McCoy along with Third Doctor actor, Jon Pertwee in 1993’s BBV production, The Airzone Solution. And then we follow that up with Tenth Doctor actor David Tennant in the 2013 remake of Fright Night.

    And, of course, feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 444 – Beyond the Doctor: Spooky Time 3 – So Bad It’s Good

    10 October 2019 (2:25am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 1 hours, 10 minutes and 8 seconds

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    In this week’s episode, we again diverge from the Doctor Who Universe to look at films starring actors who played the Doctor, giving us a chance to look at a greater body of work outside of the character we know and love.

    In the spirit of the Halloween season, we’re reviewing movies that could be considered a horror, a thriller, or just spooky in story and tone.

    This time we look at Third Doctor actor, Jon Pertwee in the 1971 Amicus Film Production, The House That Dripped Blood and Twelfth Doctor actor, Peter Capaldi in the 1988 British horror film, The Lair of the White Worm.

    And, of course, feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 443 – Beyond the Doctor: Spooky Time 2 – Daaaphneeee…

    2 October 2019 (1:42am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 1 hours, 6 minutes and 54 seconds

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    Once again we step away from the Doctor Who Universe to examine films that the actors who played the Doctor have starred in over the years.

    As you now know, this gives us a chance to look at a greater body of work outside of the character we know and love.

    And, because it is almost Halloween, we’re reviewing movies that could be considered a horror, a thriller, or just spooky in story and tone.

    This time we look at War Doctor actor, John Hurt and the 60’s Dalek films Doctor, Peter Cushing in the 1975 Tyburn Film Productions’ The Ghoul and Thirteenth Doctor actress, Jodie Whittaker in the 2011 British science fiction comedy horror film, Attack the Block.

    We hope you are enjoying our little diversion.



 
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