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Cloister Bell: A Doctor Who Podcast

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Lifelong fans of Doctor Who, Rob and Liam discuss their favourite TV sci-fi show and a few other things of interest.


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Lifelong fans of Doctor Who, Rob and Liam discuss their favourite TV sci-fi show and a few other things of interest.




Cloister Bell 121: The Planet Of Witches & The Quest Of The Engineer

This week Rob and Liam discuss questionably flavoured drinks and two Big Finish adventures, The Planet Of Witches and The Quest Of The Engineer. There is also discussion on recent Who-news and the Fast and Furious films.


Cloister Bell 120: TORCHWOOD Cyberwoman

This week Liam and Rob are walking the streets of Cardiff in their Cyber-heels to reminisce about that old episode of Torchwood all about Ianto’s nothing-but-trouble girlfriend Lisa. Yes we’re back to the HUB this week as we revisit episode three of Torchwood’s first series, ‘Cyberwoman’. We also discus Picard, Doctor Who news, the Alien novels and more! Visit for more podcasts and also some TORCHWOOD games too!


Cloister Bell 119: Purgatory 12 & Chase The Night

In this podcast Rob and Liam discuss the Evil Dead, Sam Raimi and two Big Finish stories from the Fourth Doctor Adventures Series 09 Volume 01, Purgatory 12 and Chase The Night. There is also an extra chat at the end where we talk about Star Trek and some items of interest about the 60th Anniversary of Doctor Who.


Cloister Bell 118: The End Of The World

Liam and Rob invite their mates Seonaid and Caroline to discuss the ninth Doctor story The End of the World… This week we’re thrilled to have My Adventure in Space and Time podcast join us as our first guests for 2023. Today we discuss Eccleston’s second episode, as well as have a catch up and also we have a surprise planned! We hope you enjoy.


Cloister Bell 117: State of Decay

This week Rob and Liam discuss vampires! Bats! Horror! Dodgy models and even find time to discuss "Flash Gordon"


Cloister Bell 116: TORCHWOOD Ghost Machine

Cloister Bell. We laugh at the government. Probably wanted by the police. Harming the human race with this podcast. The 21st Century’s when it all changes… On todays podcast I mix up mine and Liams names somehow and then we discuss Torchwood ‘Ghost Machine’ as well as the many other things we’ve been watching lately. Enjoy! -Rob


Cloister Bell 115: Full Circle

This week Rob and Liam discuss merchandise, the ultimate villain and season 18's "Full Circle", the first adventure in the E-space trilogy and the one which introduces us to Adric.


Cloister Bell 114: The Next Doctor

We kick off 2023 revisiting a Christmasy Tenth Doctor special … The Next Doctor. Back in 2008 the Tenth Doctor’s time was nearing its end and we prepared for David Morrissey’s Next Doctor. Fast forward fifteen years and Mr. Tennant is now returning to play the next Doctor. How bonkers is that. Today we chat about the The Next Doctor, you’ll find out what we’ve been up to over the New Year, we talk about James Bond’s testicles, Matt sets us a challenge, we read out some fabulous listener responses and BEWARE as we’ll be discussing spoilers for the 60th anniversary and Series Fourteen after our end credits. Enjoy!


Cloister Bell 113: Meglos

Rob and Liam discuss cacti and Meglos.


Cloister Bell 112: The Power Of The Doctor

Our journey began precisely four years ago when we first discussed The Woman Who Fell to Earth and now it’s all come full circle as we talk about Thirteens final adventure The Power of the Doctor. Today Liam takes Rob on a trip in the Tardis and we ponder the question… should this be the end of Cloister Bell Podcast?


Cloister Bell 111: Skin of the Sleek/The Thief Who Stole Time

If you like your podcasts with Liam talking far too much then you're in for a treat. If not, then we can only apologise. Anyway, Rob and Liam discuss the Big Finish story Skin of the Sleek/The Thief Who Stole Time.


Cloister Bell 110: TORCHWOOD Day One

Today we return to Torchwood to discuss it’s second episode Day One. We discuss what we’ve been up to and we have some very important questions about toast and gravy boats. Enjoy!


Cloister Bell 109: The Movellan Grave

In this podcast Rob and Liam share what they've been up to since the previous podcast with lots to cover before discussing the Big Finish story "The Movellan Grave". There is also a massive tangent with a discussion held on the importance of owning physical media.


Cloister Bell 108: Storm Warning

Finally we begin our journey through the many, MANY adventures of the Eighth Doctor with his very first story from Big Finish, Storm Warning. Along for the ride today is a very nice man who shares our unnatural affinity for McGann – friend of the podcast Kenny Smith. Join us as we share our memories of the story and you at home can play along with our interactive Storm Warning quiz as Liam and Kenny go head-to-head! Who will win?


Cloister Bell 107: The Haunting of Malkin Place & Subterranea

This week we have a special introduction (brought about by those damn technical Gremlins), and eventually review two obscure Big Finish stories.


Cloister Bell 106: TORCHWOOD Everything Changes

You can taste the oestrogen! Take a trip with us to the Hub as we take our first step rediscovering Torchwood by discussing the very first episode Everything Changes. We read out some of your feedback as well as some of your results from our Torchwood Memory Game. Patrons can also declassify a top secret file! For more visit


Cloister Bell 105: The Leisure Hive

This week Rob and Liam discuss memories of filmmaking, The Matrix, The future of the BBC and Doctor Who as well as recent rumours and the 1980s adventure "The Leisure Hive". At the end Liam also tries to come up with the ultimate band dream team.


Cloister Bell 104: Legend Of The Sea Devils

In this episode we take a trip in the Tardis (FOR REAL!) while we discuss the fairly recent Doctor Who story Legend of the Sea Devils. We then treat you to a fun interactive quiz in which you the listener take on Liam! We also read out some fantastic listener tweets before sailing the high seas to talk more on our latest Patreon bonus episode, Cloister Bell Below Deck! Play along with our quiz at Listen to our bonus episode 'Cloister Bell Below Deck' by supporting us on patreon at


Cloister Bell 103: The Silent Scream & Dethras

In this week's podcast Liam begins with something slightly topical and gets it wrong, has a nice chat with Rob and before his voice vanishes (appropriately enough) discusses two Big Finish stories, The Silent Scream and Dethras.


Cloister Bell 102: Time Heist

This week we discuss 'Time Heist' - a story suggested by one of our dear listeners, Sonia. Liam plays 'Soup of the Day' while Rob springs a leak and we read out some fantastic listener questions and feedback.