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Doctor Who podcast from Canada featuring three jaunty fellows who tackle the worlds of Doctor Who every week.

Doctor Who podcast from Canada featuring three jaunty fellows who tackle the worlds of Doctor Who every week.
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Doctor Who podcast from Canada featuring three jaunty fellows who tackle the worlds of Doctor Who every week.

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Radio Free Skaro #640 - Restoration Glee

6/17/2018
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It’s a jam-packed extravaganza from 1975 this week as we dive deep into the impending release of the Doctor Who Season 12 Blu-Ray starring one Tom Baker as Dr. Who, with interviews from executive producer Russell Minton and director/producer Paul Vanezis what worked on that there shiny set of discs! Plus banter from two of the Three Who Rule who ventured to their local cinemas to view all 625 glorious lines of resolution of “Genesis of the Daleks”. Also San Diego Comic-Con news, the odd tale...

Duration:01:19:54

Radio Free Skaro #639 – Born Slippy

6/10/2018
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The Quest is the Quest, if by quest you mean watching the 1978 classic series story “Underworld” and getting through it without great suffering. We kid – two thirds of the Three Who Rule are devout fans of this Tom Baker gem. Will the final third turn his frown upside down? Also, the classic series continues to delight on Twitch, the modern series is on BBC iPlayer, and the TV broadcast home of Doctor Who in Canada is regenerating… Links: – All of NuWho on iPlayer – BBC to close Maida...

Duration:01:59:10

Radio Free Skaro #638 – London 1965

6/3/2018
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The topic of Doctor Who missing episodes has been dormant relatively recently, but a tangent in an interview with producer/director Paul Vanezis, who has aided in the recovery of other previously missing Doctor Who episodes, may raise the profile once again. (Listen to the interview with Steven starting at 30:36; JR Southall joins Steven later to discuss what Paul said). Elsewhere, Doctor Who on Twitch has been an unprecedented success, launching new memes and generating fresh enthusiasm...

Duration:01:16:14

Radio Free Skaro #637 - Strong Work

5/27/2018
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Director James Strong faces the eagle eye of the Miniscope this week, with a look at classics like “The Impossible Planet” and “The Satan Pit”, not-so classics (but not his fault!) like “Daleks in Manhattan” and “Evolution of the Daleks”, and romps big and small like “Voyage of the Damned”, “Partners in Crime”, and “Planet of the Dead”. Plus news of “Genesis of the Daleks” cinema screenings (well, one) at the BFI, Twitch streaming Classic Who, Bell Media cancelling Innerspace like a bunch...

Duration:01:33:52

Radio Free Skaro #636 - Intelligent Listening For Beginners

5/20/2018
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Dollies! Yes, to the delight of Warren and probably no-one else, Character Options is set to release new plastic Who friends, most of which are variants of current models but also the first action dolly for Bill! Also, BBC Television Centre lives on in Google Street View form, and in exciting interview news, we have a chinwag with Andrew Smith, whose latest work for Big Finish is Hour of the Cybermen (1980s!), the First Doctor Volume 2 (1960s!) and Star Cops: Mother Earth (more 1980s!) Cue...

Duration:01:23:59

Radio Free Skaro #635 – The Sense-Snore-Ites

5/13/2018
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Progress, in rumour form at any rate, as a tentative and maybe kinda sorta true list of directors for Series 11 makes its way onto the internet, along with scuttlebutt of a BBC, Channel 4 and ITV streaming service in the works. Not to leave Canada out fo the mix, “Genesis of the Daleks” tickets finally go on sale so those of us will finally be able to view 1970s PAL video on the big screen, as it was truly meant to be seen. And speaking of viewing things in a right and proper manner, we...

Duration:01:51:55

Radio Free Skaro #634 – Captain Maitland and the Time Team

5/6/2018
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There’s a new bunch on the block in the form of Doctor Who Magazine’s new Time Team, so we talked to DWM writer Benjamin Cook about how he put together this new crop of young Who fans to helm the magazine’s longstanding feature. Also, we bring you the first half of our commentary of the 1964 classic(?) “The Sensorites”! Plus: Big Finish news, Doctor Who cinema screenings in Canada, and the oncoming Gallifrey One hotel panic… Links: – Gallifrey One hotel block – Doctor Who Magazine 525...

Duration:01:59:49

Radio Free Skaro #633 – The Erato Adventures of Hercules

4/29/2018
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The weather is warm, the flowers are blooming and the Doctor Who news is…sparse. Almost non-existent in fact, other than delicious morsels like the Series 9 soundtrack arriving in our eardrums, an official announcement on that US “Genesis of the Daleks” cinema screening on June 11, and of course what you’ve all been waiting for, the second part of our Christopher Barry miniscope, featuring his work on “The Mutants”, “Robot”, “The Brain of Morbius” and perennial favorite (to Chris, at any...

Duration:01:23:10

Radio Free Skaro #632 – Barry From Coquitlam

4/22/2018
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One of the most prolific directors in Doctor Who history finally gets his time in the Miniscope as the Three Who Rule look at the first half of the career of Christopher Barry, breaking down his work on “The Daleks”, “The Rescue”, “The Romans”, the missing stories “The Savages” and “The Power of the Daleks” (as best as possible), and concluding with 1971’s “The Daemons”. Also, while Warren is in New York, news on Gallifrey One, BBC Wales, and upcoming cinema screenings of “Genesis of the...

Duration:01:12:46

Radio Free Skaro #631 – Bandril on the Run

4/15/2018
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In what can only be described as the universe screwing with us, and because the world of Doctor Who seems to be in lockdown, we have precisely one and a half items of news today, the content of which we shall not divulge in order to create a questionable air of tension before the main event…Fluid Links! Yes, enjoy the Three Who Rule’s shaky insights as we field questions from you, the listeners! Links: – Forbidden Planet Target book signing – Moffat, RTD and Michael Grade

Duration:01:14:49

Radio Free Skaro #630 - Throw Away Your Gun

4/8/2018
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Gallifrey One News! As in the fact that tickets for the 30th edition of the greatest convention on Earth go on sale on April 14th. Also, said convention was featured in the latest Doctor Who Magazine! Plus we have tales of Rachel Talalay declining to work on Series 11, BBC rumourmongering, comic, Target novel shenanigans via RTD and The Moff and a commentary for “The Happiness Patrol” brought you to thanks to the generosity of #WhoAgainstGuns! Links: – #WhoAgainstGuns wraps up –...

Duration:01:45:25

Radio Free Skaro #629 – Red Hulke

4/1/2018
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Welcome to April! Which means we’re now only about six months until Jodie Whittaker’s debut as the new Doctor Who! Until then, we’ve got #Whoagainstguns final tallies, some sneaky hints from Philip Morris about “The Web of Fear” Part 3, Hugo nominations for Verity! and Doctor Who “Twice Upon a Time”, and a deep dive into Malcolm Hulke’s left wing leanings with “Doctor Who and the Communist” author Michael Herbert in part three of our Malcolm Hulke Miniscope! Ypa, comrades! Links: –...

Duration:01:09:04

Radio Free Skaro #628 – Hulke Smash!

3/25/2018
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A cranky Chris (Eccleston), a snippet of Steven (Moffat) and a serendipitous Series 11 opening sequence concept are all in the news this week, but let’s be honest, you’re here for the trenchant insights of one Kyle Anderson of Doctor Who: The Writer’s Room podcast and Nerdist fame (and, we suppose, the Three Who Rule’s meagre offerings) as we delve into the second of our three-part Malcolm Hulke Miniscope with a look at “Colony in Space”, “The Sea Devils”, “Frontier in Space”, and...

Duration:01:44:16

Radio Free Skaro #627 – The Incredible Hulke

3/18/2018
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It’s another pre-October week of hints and dribbles of Doctor Who news, including loose-lipped thespian Alan Cumming revealing he has a role in Series 11, audio and Target news, Tom Baker Blu-Ray excitement, and more. All mere preamble to the first part of our Malcolm Hulke Miniscope, featuring Nerdist scribbler and noted cineaste Kyle Anderson to help us look at “The Faceless Ones”, “The War Games”, “Doctor Who and the Silurians” and “The Ambassadors…of Death”! Links: –...

Duration:01:33:08

Radio Free Skaro #626 – Pyramid of Goop

3/11/2018
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A jam packed, bumper edition of Radio Free Skaro this week! Not only do we provide you with an update on the #WhoAgainstGuns initiative with Joy Piedmont and Graeme Burk, but we also bring you a full length commentary for the 1987 special effects-laden spectacular that is “Time and the Rani”, with special guest Jonathan Helm of WHO FX! There’s also a bevy of Doctor Who merchandise to tell you about, including the just announced Season 12 Blu-ray set! Links: – #WhoAgainstGuns – Rachel...

Duration:02:31:49

Radio Free Skaro #625 – Gangsters on the Moon

3/4/2018
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#WhoAgainstGuns is a cause launched by our friends at Reality Bomb and spearheaded by a larger network of friends and podcasters, and the Three Who Rule are happy to lend their support, as you can hear in this podcast. Further to that, we present our final two interviews from Gallifrey One 2018 – one with Doctor Who scribe Peter Harness, and another with Philip Martin all about his iconic 1970s BBC series “Gangsters”! Links: – #WhoAgainstGuns – Piers Wenger says Series 11 will have a...

Duration:01:12:19

Radio Free Skaro #624 – Scholarly Scribblings

2/25/2018
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As the Con Crud, post-Gally blues and general middle-aged malaise hit the RFS crew, they nevertheless soldier on with news of new Doctor Who logos, Lost Dimensions, new Target novelizations and more, before two sets of interviews from Gallifrey One, the first with Titan Comics brand manager Chris Thompson and the second with scholarly Whovians Joy Piedmont, who ran the academic symposium at last week’s Gallifrey One convention in Los Angeles, and Derek Kompare, a media professor who...

Duration:00:53:03

Radio Free Skaro #623 – A Pinch of Minchin

2/18/2018
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The Three Who Rule return for another episode from Gallifrey One in Los Angeles, where they’ve been blown away by the top-notch insights and hilarity of the guests in attendance, from outgoing showrunner Steven Moffat’s take no prisoners Q&As to Camille Coduri’s hilarious response to “what’s your favorite sonic screwdriver?” But there’s still comic book news, effects updates and the debut of Britbox Canada to consider, along with an interview with series producer Brian Minchin! Allons and...

Duration:00:45:03

Radio Free Skaro #622 – Radio Free Skaro and the Seven Keys to Doomsday

2/17/2018
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For the seventh year in a row, it was Radio Free Skaro’s great pleasure to kick off the greatest Doctor Who convention on Earth, Gallifrey One! With guests Sylvester McCoy, Rona Munro, Stephen Wyatt, Philip Martin, Hayley Nebauer, and Lawrence Gough, the convention got off to a roaring start. Come for the guests, stay for the microphone failures! And stay tuned Sunday for a Gallifrey One wrap-up episode! Links: – The 29 Voyages of Gallifrey One

Duration:01:19:18

Radio Free Skaro #621 – City of Weeping Angels

2/11/2018
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Intrigue reigns as rumours swirl of a possible move to Sunday night for Series 11 of Doctor Who, along with more concrete news of a “The Enemy of the World” special edition DVD, with commentary moderated by none other than friend of the show Simon Harries! We’ve also got comic book news, some exclusive info about Series 11, and, as we’re in a celebratory mood, why not indulge in our Gallifrey One preview show! Enjoy, and you’ll hear from us next week in Los Angeles! Links: – The 29...

Duration:01:20:04