HOT TAKE! Doctor Who and It Takes You Away

December 3, 2018

Rob and Dave talk off-the-cuff and unstructured on the ninth Doctor Who Series 11 episode, It Takes You Away. What did they make of it?

[On the edge of a Norwegian fjord, The Doctor, Ryan, Graham and Yaz discover a boarded-up cottage and a girl named Hanne in need of their help. What has happened here? What monster lurks in the woods and beyond?]

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HOT TAKE! Doctor Who and The Witchfinders

November 26, 2018

Rob and Dave talk off-the-cuff and unstructured on the eighth Doctor Who Series 11 episode, The Witchfinders. What did they make of it?

[The Doctor, Ryan, Graham and Yaz arrive in 17th century Lancashire and become embroiled in a witch trial, run by the local landowner. As fear spreads, the arrival of King James I only serves to intensify the witch hunt.]

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The Doctor Who Show S03 E11 – Series 11 Hits & Misses

November 25, 2018

We say the Doctor Who Show is, ‘where too much Doctor Who is barely enough’, so on top of our weekly Series 11 Hot Takes currently airing on the channel, Rob teams up here with Steven from the New to Who podcast to give you even more.

A quick swing through some of the big (and quirky) news pieces of November is followed by a ton of listener email about the latest four episodes of Series 11, which the guys then use to drive discussion on those episodes:

Arachnids in the UK
The Tsuranga Conundrum
Demons of the Punjab
Kerblam!

If you’ve been listening to the Hot Takes, this episode will still feel like a fresh take on it all, with comments from far and wide among the show’s listeners. Plus, with Steven only appearing on our Rosa episode this series, his takes on the four episodes will be all-new for our listeners.

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HOT TAKE! Doctor Who and Kerblam!

November 19, 2018

Rob and Dave talk off-the-cuff and unstructured on the seventh Doctor Who Series 11 episode, Kerblam! What did they make of it?

[A mysterious message arrives in a package addressed to the Doctor, leading her, Graham, Yaz and Ryan to investigate the warehouse moon orbiting Kandoka, and the home of the galaxy's largest retailer: Kerblam!]

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HOT TAKE! Doctor Who and Demons Of The Punjab

November 13, 2018

Rob and Dave talk off-the-cuff and unstructured on the sixth Doctor Who Series 11 episode, Demons Of The Punjab. What did they make of it?

[The Doctor and her friends arrive in the Punjab, as the country is being torn apart. While Yaz attempts to discover her grandmother's hidden history, the Doctor discovers demons haunting the land, but what do they want?]

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The Podcast of Decision (The DW Show Presents…)

November 11, 2018

What happens when you combine a hotel room in Sydney, Rob & Dave from the Doctor Who Show and Todd and Nathan from Flight Through Entirety (and Jodie into Terror)?

Well, this episode, clearly!

Taking the rare opportunity of Dave visiting Sydney as a cue, we assemble in-person to have a breezy wander through all of Doctor Who via some games Dave devised.

NB: Sound quality is degraded from what a 'normal' episode of the podcast would deliver, due to the unusual recording circumstances. But we hope you still enjoy it!

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HOT TAKE! Doctor Who and The Tsuranga Conundrum

November 5, 2018

Rob and Dave talk off-the-cuff and unstructured on the fifth Doctor Who Series 11 episode, The Tsuranga Conundrum. What did they make of it?

[Injured and stranded in the wilds of a far-flung galaxy, The Doctor, Yaz, Graham and Ryan must band together with a group of strangers to survive against one of the universe's most deadly and unusual creatures.]

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HOT TAKE! Doctor Who and Arachnids In The UK

October 29, 2018

AKA The Spiders of Death

Rob and Dave talk off-the-cuff and unstructured on the fourth Doctor Who Series 11 episode, Arachnids In The UK. What did they make of it?

[The Doctor, Yaz, Graham and Ryan find their way back to Yorkshire - and Yaz's family - only to find something is stirring amidst the eight-legged arachnid population of Sheffield.]

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The Doctor Who Show S03 E10 – Series 11 Opening Salvos

October 28, 2018

We say the Doctor Who Show is, 'where too much Doctor Who is barely enough', so on top of their weekly Series 11 Hot Takes currently airing on the channel, Rob and Dave are back in your ears to prove that tagline with their regular monthly catch-up.

A quick swing through the big news pieces of October is followed by some short topics, before the guys take all the listener emails they've received about the first three episodes of Series 11, and use those comments to drive discussion on what's happened to date.

If you've been listening to the Hot Takes, this episode will still feel like a fresh take on it all, with comments from far and wide among the show's listeners. If you haven't heard a Hot Take yet, here's your chance for Rob and Dave to summarise Series 11 so far.

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HOT TAKE! Doctor Who and Rosa

October 22, 2018

Rob and Steven from the New to Who podcast talk off-the-cuff and unstructured on the third Doctor Who Series 11 episode, Rosa. What did they make of it?

[The Doctor and her friends find themselves in the Deep South of America. As they encounter a seamstress by the name of Rosa Parks, they begin to wonder: is someone attempting to change history?]

Find New to Who at www.newtowho.com

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HOT TAKE! Doctor Who and The Ghost Monument

October 15, 2018

AKA The Planet of Death

Rob and Dave talk off-the-cuff and unstructured on the second Doctor Who Series 11 episode, The Ghost Monument. What did they make of it?

[Still reeling from their first encounter, can the Doctor and her new friends stay alive long enough, in a hostile alien environment, to solve the mystery of Desolation? And just who are Angstrom and Epzo?]

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HOT TAKE! Doctor Who and The Woman Who Fell to Earth

October 8, 2018

AKA The Egg of Terror

It's about time. A brand new era begins with a new Doctor. A mysterious woman, unable to remember her own name, falls from the night sky in Sheffield. Can she help solve the strange events taking place across the city?

Rob and Dave talk off-the-cuff and unstructured on the first Doctor Who Series 11 episode, The Woman Who Fell to Earth. What did they make of it?

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The Doctor Who Show S03 E09 – Having fun with Hartnell

September 30, 2018

Nine episodes into our third series of the podcast, and 55 years after he took on the role, we discuss the William Hartnell era of Doctor Who.

We discuss each season, along with breakout chats on the Hartnell companions, the Daleks, and the First Doctor in other media, such as books, videos, and DVDs.

Before then, as usual, we discuss the past month in Doctor Who which, this time around, includes a lot of Series 11 information.

An Unearthly Child
The Daleks
The Edge of Destruction
Marco Polo
The Keys of Marinus
The Aztecs
The Sensorites
The Reign of Terror

Planet of Giants
The Dalek Invasion of Earth
The Rescue
The Romans
The Web Planet
The Crusade
The Space Museum
The Chase
The Time Meddler

Galaxy 4
Mission to the Unknown
The Myth Makers
The Daleks' Master Plan
The Massacre
The Ark
The Celestial Toymaker
The Gunfighters
The Savages
The War Machines

The Smugglers
The Tenth Planet

The Three Doctors

The Five Doctors

Twice Upon A Time

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The Doctor Who Show S03 E08 – 40 Companions in 40 Minutes (Almost)

August 26, 2018

Rob and guest host Mike Solko discuss 40 companions from 1963 to the present day and give each a mark out of 10. Specifically, discover their thoughts on:

Susan
Barbara Wright/Ian Chesterton
Vicki
Steven Taylor
Dodo Chaplet
Polly/Ben Jackson
Jamie McCrimmon
Victoria Waterfield
Colonel/Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart
Zoe Heriot
Liz Shaw
Jo Grant
Sarah Jane Smith
Harry Sullivan
Leela
K9
Romana I
Romana II
Adric
Tegan Jovanka
Nyssa of Traken
Vislor Turlough
Kamelion
Perpugilliam "Peri" Brown
Melanie Bush
Ace
Grace Holloway
Rose Tyler
Jack Harkness
Mickey Smith
Donna Noble
Martha Jones
Wilfred Mott
Amy Pond
Rory Williams
River Song
Clara Oswald
Paternoster Gang
Nardole
Bill Potts

Before then, of course, they also rip into some current Doctor Who news and events beforehand, including Season 19 coming to Blu-Ray, new Doctor Who games on PC and mobile, and the blow-up this past week regarding The Talons of Weng Chiang in the pages of Doctor Who Magazine.

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The Doctor Who Show S03 E07 – Classic Doctors in Nu Who Episodes

July 29, 2018

Rob and Dave discuss what episodes of Nu Who they think Classic Era Doctors would work in - and why. What Nu Who story would Dave liked to see his beloved First Doctor in? Where does Rob think Davo would fit in? The guys also ponder if there are Nu Who episodes that don't suit any Classic Era Doctors.

Before then, of course, they also rip into some current Doctor Who news and events beforehand, including a lot of Series 11 news from San Diego Comic Con.

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