The audio file you didn’t ask for (The Doctor Who Show Presents: Series 10 musings from friends of the show)

June 3, 2017

G'day everyone, Rob here, flying solo, flying casual, with a special edition of The Doctor Who Show Presents thanks to our friends at AM Audio Media - find them at amaudiomedia.com - and the Drinking in the Park podcast - find them at neilandjohnny.com

So come and join DJ Johnny Rock and Andrew Chalmers out on the mean streets of Toronto or Ottawa, or maybe somewhere in between, for a mini episode that gives us their thoughts on Series 10 of Doctor Who up to The Pyramid at the End of the World.

Take it away fellas.

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S10E07 The Pyramid at the End of the World (Doctor Who Series 10)

May 28, 2017

An 'ancient' pyramid appears overnight. Every clock in the world begins counting down to the Earth's destruction. Three opposing armies lie ready to annihilate each other. An alien race stands ready to offer humanity a deal that could save them, but enslave them. It is a terrifying race against time to save the world. Will the Doctor be forced to accept their help?

Rob discusses the episode with special guest, Paul Scoones (Doctor Who non-fiction author, The Comic Strip Companion), while Dave is overseas.

What did you think? Email us: hello@theDWshow.net

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2.5 The Doctor Who Show (May 28, 2017)

May 28, 2017

Following our April episode where Dave ran proceedings without Rob (to change things up while the weekly S10 review episodes are going out), this time Rob runs the whole shebang without Dave.

Mike Solko (last heard in our rather popular "This is the one: The DW Show Presents: Gallifrey One" special), steps in to co-host from his headquarters in sunny Southern California.

After some Series 10 chat and a listener email from @fishy_wanda that the boys discuss at length, chat turns to Season 27 and in particular the audio interpretations of it from 2011.

If you've heard the Big Finish audios, Thin Ice, Crime of the Century, Animal, and Earth Aid, you will be right at home.

If you've seen the documentary ENDGAME on the classic era Survival DVD, you will be pretty much at home here, too.

If you've read the article '27 Up' in Doctor Who Magazine #255 from August 1997, you'll be able to keep up with proceedings, too.

If you haven't done ANY of these things, you'll still likely enjoy the chat, and learn a few things along the way, but will be quite spoilt on Season 27 and Big Finish's interpretation of it.

Dare ye enter? See you inside... if you dare. Mwahahahahaha.

THIN ICE: Moscow 1967. The Doctor and Ace have arrived behind the Iron Curtain, and the Soviet Union is seeking a new weapon that will give it mastery in the Cold War. What is the secret of the Martian relics? As the legendary War Lord Sezhyr returns to life, the Doctor is faced with some of his oldest and deadliest enemies. The fate of Earth – and the future of Ace – are now intertwined...

CRIME OF THE CENTURY: The year is 1989. In London, safe cracker Raine Creevy breaks into a house – and finds more than the family jewels. In the Middle East, the kingdom of Sayf Udeen is being terrorised by Soviet invaders and alien monsters. And on the Scottish border, a highly guarded facility contains an advanced alien weapon. These are all part of the Doctor's masterplan. But masterplans can go awry...

ANIMAL: Margrave University in 2001, and Raine Creevy is enjoying her first trip into the future. For the Doctor, there are mysteries to solve: what are the alien creatures imprisoned in the science labs? And what are the true motives of the student Scobie and his followers? With enemies on all sides, the Doctor teams up with his old friend Brigadier Bambera and the forces of UNIT in a battle for the future of the whole world.

EARTH AID: Welcome aboard the space vessel Vancouver. Its mission: to guard a vast shipment of grain from Earth to the planet Safenesthome. Its Captain is called Ace. She seems a little unsure of herself. In fact, some might almost think she was new to the job. Its medical officer is called simply ‘The Doctor’, and he’s perhaps not all he seems either. When mysterious ships target the Vancouver, Ace and the Doctor are pushed to the limit. Meanwhile, there’s something nasty in the grain containers. And it’s not very happy...

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You and Who Talking 009

May 28, 2017

What you are about to hear is the story of a connection, a connection that was made between a television series and a viewer’s life.

The You and Who books are the story of that connection, as told by the people who watch the programmes that make us come alive. Chiefly, of course, Doctor Who.

This podcast will relate some of the stories from those books… and beyond.

In this episode:

The quantum duality of Andrew Smith: Full Circle by Tony Green

Lest we forget: PS by Lee Rawlings

With an intermission featuring Rob Irwin talking to JR Southall.

The You and Who books, from which all royalties are paid to charity, are available in print and for Kindle, from watchingbooks.weebly.com

Find Rob on Twitter @theDWshow and JR on Twitter @JR_Southall

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Doctor Who A-Z – Part 13: M

May 24, 2017

Iain Martin returns with a new instalment of the irreverent Doctor Who A-Z. This time it’s “M” and Iain covers:

Masterchef, feat. 'Roger', 'Geoffrey', 'Anthony', 'Eric', 'John', and 'Michelle'
Matrix
Matthew Waterhouse
Mawdryn Undead
Melkur
McCoy, Sylvester
Michael Grade
Moffat, Peter
Moffat, Steven
Mrs Moynihan

NB: The Doctor Who A-Z episodes from A-H aren’t standalone episodes like this one and can be found in the Doctor Who Show, episodes 1.1 to 1.9.

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S10E06 Extremis (Doctor Who Series 10)

May 21, 2017

'The Veritas. The truth. Truth so true you can't live with it. Is that looking into hell... or seeing the light?' Everyone who has ever read the Veritas has been found dead. In a forbidden library at the heart of the Vatican, the pope urges the Doctor to read the ancient text - but can he handle the truth?

Rob and Dave sit down to discuss the episode.

What did you think? Email us: hello@theDWshow.net

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You and Who Talking 008

May 21, 2017

What you are about to hear is the story of a connection, a connection that was made between a television series and a viewer’s life.

The You and Who books are the story of that connection, as told by the people who watch the programmes that make us come alive. Chiefly, of course, Doctor Who.

This podcast will relate some of the stories from those books… and beyond.

In this episode:

‘Let us learn who are our allies: Confessions of a lapsed fan’ by Peter Cavanna

With an introduction featuring Rob Irwin talking to JR Southall.

The You and Who books, from which all royalties are paid to charity, are available in print and for Kindle, from watchingbooks.weebly.com

Find Rob on Twitter @theDWshow and JR on Twitter @JR_Southall

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S10E05 Oxygen (Doctor Who Series 10)

May 14, 2017

'Space - the final frontier. Final because it wants to kill us.' Trapped on a space station with no oxygen, the Doctor, Bill and Nardole are horrified to discover the automated spacesuits keeping them alive are also trying to kill them!

Rob and Dave sit down to discuss the episode.

What did you think? Email us: hello@theDWshow.net

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You and Who Talking 007

May 14, 2017

What you are about to hear is the story of a connection, a connection that was made between a television series and a viewer’s life.

The You and Who books are the story of that connection, as told by the people who watch the programmes that make us come alive. Chiefly, of course, Doctor Who.

This podcast will relate some of the stories from those books… and beyond.

In this episode:

‘Sarah, I can hardly believe it: Genesis of the Daleks’ by Paul Driscoll

With an introduction featuring Rob Irwin talking to JR Southall.

The You and Who books, from which all royalties are paid to charity, are available in print and for Kindle, from watchingbooks.weebly.com

Find Rob on Twitter @theDWshow and JR on Twitter @JR_Southall

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S10E04 Knock Knock (Doctor Who Series 10)

May 7, 2017

Why do floorboards creak? When a sinister landlord shows Bill and her friends the perfect houseshare, they have no idea what lies ahead... knock knock, who's there?

Rob and Dave sit down to discuss the episode.

What did you think? Email us: hello@theDWshow.net

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You and Who Talking 006

May 7, 2017

What you are about to hear is the story of a connection, a connection that was made between a television series and a viewer’s life.

The You and Who books are the story of that connection, as told by the people who watch the programmes that make us come alive. Chiefly, of course, Doctor Who.

This podcast will relate some of the stories from those books… and beyond.

In this episode:

‘Here's to the Future: Delta and the Bannermen’ by Christopher Bryant

‘Shoplifting with the Doctor: Stolen Apples and the End of the World’ by Tony Green

With an intermission featuring Rob Irwin talking to JR Southall.

The You and Who books, from which all royalties are paid to charity, are available in print and for Kindle, from watchingbooks.weebly.com

Find Rob on Twitter @theDWshow and JR on Twitter @JR_Southall

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Letter Lords – DWM #511 MAY 2017

May 3, 2017

Jim Cameron of the KRYNOID PODCAST and Bob Fleming of the PROGTOR WHO podcast are the Letter Lords.

In this monthly spot on the Doctor Who Show podcast feed, the Letter Lords discuss themes and topics arising from the letters sent to Doctor Who Magazine and sometimes dig into the contents of the magazine itself.

Whether you read DWM or not, the Letter Lords is a must-listen podcast each month.

Find the Letter Lords on Twitter:

Jim – @KrynoidPodCast
Bob – @BoFleming

And you can email them, too: letterlords@mail.com

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2.4 The Doctor Who Show (April 30, 2017)

April 30, 2017

Hello!

While Doctor Who Series 10 airs, our monthly shows are going to take a slightly different format. In the spirit of Doctor-lite and companion-lite TV episodes, we're going to do this episode sans Rob, and May's episode will be sans Dave. You can invent your own head canon as to who's who.

So! Welcome to Richard and Rob, both from the Goodies Pirate Podcast (and Rob is also from the 42 to Doomsday podcast), to talk with Dave about the month in Doctor Who as well as their favourite Doctor Who books, both fiction and non-fiction.

In more detail, today’s episode covers:

Listener email from David Clarke; discussion of Class.

Discussion of Doctor Who Series 10.

Mr Men Doctor Who books.

Fake news and Doctor Who.

Our Favourite Doctor Who books:

- Revenge of the Cybermen

- Timewyrm: Revelation

- Doctor Who and the Cave Monsters

- The Doctor Who Monster Book

- Doctor Who: The Key to Time

- Remembrance of the Daleks

- The Doctor Who Programme Guide

- The Highest Science

- Doctor Who: A Celebration

- Doctor Who: The Sixties, The Seventies, The Eighties

- Killing Ground

- The Shadow in the Glass

- The Face of the Enemy

- David Howe's Transcendental Toybox

- Alien Bodies

- The Masters of Luxor (script book)

- JNT: The Life and Scandalous Times of John Nathan-Turner

- About Time

- Cybermen

Honourable mentions: The Discontinuity Guide, Who Killed Kennedy, History of the Universe, Blue Box Boy.

See you next month!

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S10E03 Thin Ice (Doctor Who Series 10)

April 30, 2017

London, 1814. The entire city has turned out for the biggest Frost Fair in decades. But beneath the frozen Thames, revellers are disappearing, snatched through the ice and pulled into the depths where a terrifying monster lurks. Will the Doctor and Bill stop the slaughter before they too are dragged into the icy waters? 

Rob and Dave sit down to discuss the episode.

What did you think? Email us: hello@theDWshow.net

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You and Who Talking 005

April 30, 2017

What you are about to hear is the story of a connection, a connection that was made between a television series and a viewer’s life.

The You and Who books are the story of that connection, as told by the people who watch the programmes that make us come alive. Chiefly, of course, Doctor Who.

This podcast will relate some of the stories from those books… and beyond.

In this episode:

‘My Life as a Whoover’ by Stephen Hatcher

With an introduction featuring Rob Irwin talking to JR Southall.

The You and Who books, from which all royalties are paid to charity, are available in print and for Kindle, from watchingbooks.weebly.com

Find Rob on Twitter @theDWshow and JR on Twitter @JR_Southall

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