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Time and Space: A Doctor Who Podcast

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Time and Space celebrates “Doctor Who,” one the world’s most enduring television sci-fi series. Co-hosts (and recently married couple) Jessica Nunn and Phillip Gilfus take an in-depth look at the current episodes of the Doctor and her companions, exploring how the new adventures of the Thirteenth Doctor break new ground and reach back into the canon. Jessica, a newer Whovian and an 11-year resident of the United Kingdom, and Phillip, a lifelong resident of the USA and fan of classic & nuWho, join together to discuss characters, stories, technology, Big Finish audio adventures, novels, and comics. They journey into the “TARDIS archives” each episode to look at how classic Doctor adventures helped pave the way to contemporary stories. Join Time and Space as Jessica and Phillip explore their love of “Doctor Who,” and, occasionally, for each other.

Time and Space celebrates “Doctor Who,” one the world’s most enduring television sci-fi series. Co-hosts (and recently married couple) Jessica Nunn and Phillip Gilfus take an in-depth look at the current episodes of the Doctor and her companions, exploring how the new adventures of the Thirteenth Doctor break new ground and reach back into the canon. Jessica, a newer Whovian and an 11-year resident of the United Kingdom, and Phillip, a lifelong resident of the USA and fan of classic & nuWho, join together to discuss characters, stories, technology, Big Finish audio adventures, novels, and comics. They journey into the “TARDIS archives” each episode to look at how classic Doctor adventures helped pave the way to contemporary stories. Join Time and Space as Jessica and Phillip explore their love of “Doctor Who,” and, occasionally, for each other.

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United States

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Time and Space celebrates “Doctor Who,” one the world’s most enduring television sci-fi series. Co-hosts (and recently married couple) Jessica Nunn and Phillip Gilfus take an in-depth look at the current episodes of the Doctor and her companions, exploring how the new adventures of the Thirteenth Doctor break new ground and reach back into the canon. Jessica, a newer Whovian and an 11-year resident of the United Kingdom, and Phillip, a lifelong resident of the USA and fan of classic & nuWho, join together to discuss characters, stories, technology, Big Finish audio adventures, novels, and comics. They journey into the “TARDIS archives” each episode to look at how classic Doctor adventures helped pave the way to contemporary stories. Join Time and Space as Jessica and Phillip explore their love of “Doctor Who,” and, occasionally, for each other.

Language:

English


Episodes

Saying Goodbye and Hello

5/18/2022
The End of the Whittaker Era/The Gatwa Era Begins We have a new Doctor! Ncuti Gatwa was announced as the Fourteenth Doctor, starting in 2023 under returning showrunner Russell T. Davies. We're joined by Richard (@CleverDickFilms) to talk about what we can expect in the "RTD2" era. However, we don't forget that we still have a Doctor to say goodbye to. Fans have been teased by what awaits the final appearance of the Thirteen Doctor in the BBC centenary special. How will we leave Jodie...

Duration:01:17:47

The Doctor Dies at the End

10/20/2021
Series 6 - Matt Smith Unofficial third co-host and first-time Who watcher Char pops in again! This time, it's her initial watch of Series 6, the sophomore year of the Eleventh Doctor and his companions. From episode one, kicking off the story arc and setting up several mysteries, thru the revelation about River Song's identity, to ending with a "reset" of the Doctor's story - there's a lot to get thru. What was your favorite moment of this series?

Duration:01:29:43

Lucky Series 13

8/25/2021
Series 13 Recap Jessica and Phillip continue their "classic Who" watch with Series 13, starring Tom Baker and Elisabeth Sladen as the Doctor and Sarah Jane Smith. This completes their second season with the Fourth Doctor - they talk about the differences between Pertwee and Baker, how Sarah Jane holds up as the "sole" companion of the series, and what the best stories were. They look at "Terror of the Zygons," "Planet of Evil," "Pyramids of Mars," "The Android Invasion," "The Brain of...

Duration:00:42:49

A Chat with Clever Dick

7/21/2021
Richard Carrier - "The Chase," The Who Shop, Time Fracture & More! We often talk about Clever Dick Films, the data (and humor) packed Doctor Who YouTube channel that analyzes the different eras of the program. It's past time to spend time with the face behind the channel - Richard Carrier. Richard recently went from behind the camera to in front of it with his recent appearance on "The Chase." He talks about his experience as a contestant with Who alum host Bradley Walsh, his visit to the...

Duration:00:53:14

The Husbands of Moll Flanders

7/7/2021
Alex Kingston is Moll Flanders! Our favorite Whovian actors have a wide filmography - so we look into one of our favorites, River Song herself, in a 1996 mini-series, "The Fortunes and Misfortunes of Moll Flanders." Alex Kingston plays the titular role, based on the Daniel Defoe novel, as she seeks to be a "gentlewoman" in a society that pushes back against women. The four episodes span a wide assortment of romances and adventures (and children!) that leave their mark on Alex's performance....

Duration:00:41:17

Acting Inside the Box

6/9/2021
"Staged" - Series One Television in 2020 was quite different, due to the pandemic. But there was one show that fully embraced the reality and ... made a comedy out of it. "Staged," starring the Tenth Doctor himself, David Tennant, and Michael Sheen, made the most of COVID restriction by embarking on six hilarious episodes in its first series. We talk about the characters/actors and how it worked. In our look into the TARDIS library, we looked at a child of "Who", Sean Pertwee, and his...

Duration:00:38:18

Look Out for Post-It Notes

5/26/2021
Series 5 Overview When our new Whovian Char visits, that means it's time to review a whole series! Char just finished her introduction to the Matt Smith era with Series 5 - so she joins us to talk about her first impressions of the 11th Doctor, Amy Pond, Rory Williams, and that darn crack in the wall. She also talks the Christmas special - and what she expects to see in Series 6. Where does 11 now rank in her list of Doctors? What did she think of his introduction? How is the Moffatt era?...

Duration:01:09:51

The Chase is On, River

4/7/2021
The Diary of River Song, Series 4 Review The audio adventures of Professor River Song continue with some temporal shenanigans and a devil of a villian. We look at the Series 4 entry of this Big Finish box set that finds River traveling with some new companions to save a "time-less" planet, face a time-bending race of baddies, and meeting up with a rather familiar face along the way ... maybe one of the old favorites? In their look into the TARDIS library, they review the 2012 National...

Duration:01:07:27

We Don't Want You to Go

3/24/2021
Tenth Doctor Specials It was the end of an era in "Doctor Who." When showrunner Russell T. Davies announced he would be stepping down from the revived show, fans were further rocked when David Tennant later stated he would be leaving the TARDIS too. So what was left to do? A series of specials that would take the Doctor to his next regeneration and end the Tennant Era. First-time "Who"-er Charlynn Schmiedt joins to share how she learned to say goodbye to 10. The trio also look at Clever...

Duration:00:59:12

Who ... Dun Dun?

3/10/2021
Law & Order: UK Those Whovian actors pop up in other series all the time, but maybe the greatest collection can be found in the rare U.S. to U.K.-made television show, "Law & Order: UK." From American producer Dick Wolf, stories ripped from its American counterpart are acted out on the streets of London by "Doctor Who" companions "Law" actor Bradley Walsh and "Order" actress Freema Agyeman. We discuss series 1 and 2 (inexplicable labeled "season one" on the U.S. DVD) of this procedural...

Duration:00:46:59

The Temp Companion

2/24/2021
Series Four - The Tennant Era First Time Who Watcher Charlynn Schmiedt once again joins to talk about her new experiences watching "old" Who. This time it's series four - which can be defined in a few ways; we discuss the episodes from "Partners in Crime" to "The Next Doctor" special. There's new(ish) companion Donna Noble, the re-appearances of Rose Tyler and Martha Jones, and an epic reunion of all companions and Dalek enemies at the end. What did Char think of the Tenth Doctor's final...

Duration:01:38:54

Rule 1: Tell, Don't Show

1/6/2021
Revolution of the Daleks - New Year's Special Jessica and Phillip are joined by fellow Whovians Sue and Char to say goodbye to companions Ryan and Graham for the 2021 "Doctor Who" New Year's Special. The Daleks return, in a bit of a sequel to 2020's special, along with a previous Who villain and a fan favorite. Did Captain Jack steal the show? Did the companion exit make sense? Where does this leave us for the next series? Let us know your thoughts and wishes for Who in 2021!

Duration:01:38:01

Bring on the Scarf

12/16/2020
Series 12 - The Baker Era Begins Jessica and Phillip return to their classic Who watch as they welcome a new Doctor, a new companion, and some new faces behind-the-scenes. The Fourth Doctor begins his era in a series featuring previous enemies like the Sontarans, the Daleks, and the Cyberman. What's new? What's old? Where will this new era of Who take us? Join in as we review series 12.

Duration:01:06:22

Please Don't Kill Them, Chris

12/2/2020
Companion Good-byes: Graham and Ryan It's almost time for the annual Doctor Who special! This New Year's Day will bring "Revolution of the Daleks," an adventure featuring the return of Captain Jack, the Doctor escaping prison, and a farewell for the Whittaker Era companions Graham and Ryan. We look at how they characters fared during two series of travelling in the TARDIS. What are your favorite Graham and/or Ryan moments? In their look into the TARDIS library, the couple review their...

Duration:00:56:47

Martha, Martha, Martha

11/18/2020
Series Three WalkThrough New Whovian, Char, joins once again to discuss her first time watching of a "Doctor Who" series. This time, she talks about her viewing of David Tennant's second season as the Doctor - introducing new companion Martha Jones, the surprising return of a "classic" villain, and several big storylines that remain fan favorites.

Duration:01:21:41

Another Animated Goodbye

11/4/2020
"Fury from the Deep" Animated Review Second Doctor fans continue to enjoy the new release of animated "lost" episodes of the Troughton era. Jessica and Phillip are joined by Richard of "Clever Dick Films" as they dive into the restored series five serial. The Doctor, Jamie, and Victoria find themselves on Earth as they battle a mystery in the natural gas pipelines, a company filled with troublesome figures, and the ultimate departure of one of their own. The story, the actual animation, and...

Duration:01:24:41

Add Your Own Breadcrumbs

10/14/2020
Series 11 (Classic) Wrap-up Jessica and Phillip finished their initial watch of the Third Doctor era, and now look back at the series that closed this chapter, introduced Sarah Jane Smith as a companion, and provided some memorable moments. From pseudo-historical "The Time Warrior" to unfortunate special effects of "Invasion of the Dinosaurs," from the mandatory Dalek story of "Death to the Daleks" to a rare sequel to an earlier adventure with "The Monster of Peladon." Then there is the...

Duration:01:21:44

The Doc, The Legs, and The Joy

9/23/2020
Companion Potpourri - Martha, Amy, and Bill They enter our lives, make us laugh and cry, and then leave by either death, marriage, or ... magic? It's the Doctor's companions - and we are examining Martha Jones, Amelia Pond, and Bill Potts. How did each of these women work with their respective Doctors? What were their families like? How did they develop and grow in character during their time in the TARDIS? And what did we think of how they left us? Let us know your favorite companion...

Duration:00:35:39

Love, Friend, and Clara

9/2/2020
Companion Potpourri - Rose, Donna, and Clara BIllie Piper, Catherine Tate, and Jenna Coleman recently appeared on a "virtual" Doctor Who con panel -- which leads to this discussion about their respective companion characters. Jessica and Phillip look at these women's relationships with their Doctors, their families, and their departures (good, bad, and memory loss!). What are your favorite moments from these companions' times aboard the TARDIS? In their look into the TARDIS library, the...

Duration:00:55:16

Questions From a Hat

8/19/2020
Fandom Questions Jessica and Phillip take their chances and sit down to answer random questions about their Doctor Who fandom. Which Doctor would they like to travel with? Which companions would work best with the Eighth Doctor? Which episode do they think about the most? The couple trade questions and answers, and see if they ever match! In their look into the TARDIS library, they look at the British series "Fortitude," featuring Christopher Eccleston in its first series, along with other...

Duration:00:54:33