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Doctor Who – Ep160: Terminal Wholocity

Hey Who fans. Hope you're all splendid as always? News, merch and our review of Terminus. The News Hate kicking off with sad news but we say goodbye to Trevor Martin who has passed away at the age of 87. Trevor played one of the Time Lords in Troughton's last story The War Games and then more famously went on to play The Doctor in the stage play Doctor Who and the Daleks in the Seven Keys to Doomsday. We also discuss a story regarding Series 11 episode count and run time. Merch...

Duration: 01:54:46

Doctor Who – Ep159: You were fantastic

Hey Who fans. After a crackin' week of tracking down the latest Doctor Who Magazine and keeping Dalek Tat in check, we're light on news but a few merch items then onto our goodbye review for Mr Eccleston - The Parting of the Ways. The News Fans of the mobile turn based game Legacy from Tiny Rebel Games Ltd will be pleased to know they have announced a new game called Doctor Who Infinity which will be available early next year. Merch Corner That grumpy Dalek throws us this week - two...

Duration: 01:32:47

Doctor Who – Ep158: You are live, please do not swear

Hey Who fans. We hope you're all well? This week has some Bessie news, plenty of merch and then our review of the 9th Doctor's story - Bad Wolf. The News Bessie is not going into storage after a long stint at the now closed Doctor Who Experience. Instead she's off to go on display at the Motor Museum in Beaulieu, Hampshire. Merch Corner Dalek Tat this week brings us; a couple of unofficial books from Steve Cambden and his time on the show working in effects, The Tom Baker Years dvd is...

Duration: 01:45:06

Doctor Who – Ep157: How many Nimons?

Hey Who fans. After a week out we're back with plenty of news, merch and our review of The Horns of Nimon, let's go! The News Class gets officially canned by the BBC, the 7th Doctor's hat is going up for auction, Big Finish announce David Bradley will star as William Hartnell in a new volume of 1st Doctor Adventures and we give you the synopsis for the Christmas Special Twice Upon a Time. Merch Corner Our grumpy metal friend Dalek Tat throw us an upcoming novel by James Goss and his...

Duration: 02:02:54

Doctor Who – Ep156: Take Care

Hey Who fans. It's Ep156 and while news is in tumbleweed mode we do have a few merch items plus our review of Capaldi's The Caretaker. The News No news this week. Merch Corner The series 10 complete box set details released, another 2018 calendar and an awesome looking 1st Doctor Funko Pop! is on the way. "The Caretaker" Review This is the last Capaldi story pre-series 10 for us to review. It's funny and emotional but is this often viewed "middle of the road" story enough for us to...

Duration: 01:11:45

Doctor Who – Ep155: Enemy of the Accents

Hey Who fans. Thank you for jumping aboard the TARDIS for Episode 155. Great bit of news for a certain previous show runner, Adam and I are at polar opposites on this piece of merch and then onto our review for The Enemy of the World. The News Previous show runner Russell T Davies is awarded a Life Time Achievement Award and you could grab a signed script by Peter Capaldi (amongst other things) if you're quick. The DWAS, supported by Capaldi himself, have set up an auction on eBay to...

Duration: 01:43:21

Doctor Who – Ep154: Just… a Nightmare

Hey Who fans. Quiet week for news, a couple of bits of news then onto our review of Nightmare in Silver. The News We discuss the rumour that's blown up the last few days that Bradley Walsh could be the next companion. Merch Corner Dalek Tat brings us a few goodies this week; a collected 100 editions of the Australian fanzine Data Extract, a new Doctor Who Magazine Special Edition and two classic stories - The Daleks and Survival are getting their respective soundtracks...

Duration: 02:01:32

Doctor Who – Ep153: Stop! Don’t Move!

Hey Who fans. Welcome aboard the TARDIS for our infamous waffle, the latest news, merch and then our review of Death to the Daleks. The News There's exciting news for any of our listeners who want to try their hand at writing. The Candy Jar Festival recently took place in Cardiff and they've launched a competition where you can submit your short storied for a chance for them to be published! Check the deets here. We also say goodbye to Victor Pemberton who passed away aged 85. Victor...

Duration: 02:03:32

Doctor Who – Ep152: Christmas in August

Hey Who fans. After some interesting merch stories we're onto the usual news, merch and our review of The Runaway Bride. The News Upcoming 13th Doctor Jodie Whittaker was on BBC Radio 6 recently talking about her reaction to being cast and actor Earl Cameron celebrates his 100th birthday as Who's oldest participant. Merch Corner The awesomely cute Dr. Men crossover will be brining us the official figurines later this year. "The Runaway Bride" Review We wondered whether doing a...

Duration: 02:06:04

Doctor Who – Ep151: Two By Two

Hey Who fans. Normal service is resumed so we're into some news, merch and our review of the Hartnell story The Ark. First, a run down of our cool weekend at London Film and Comic Con... The News One bit of news this week - apparently David Tennant is the most popular Doctor on eBay. Merch Corner Dalek Tat this week brings us a retro Audio Annual and some exclusive SDCC Titans. "The Ark" Review It feels great to be getting back into Classic Who and what better way than visiting the...

Duration: 01:42:43

Doctor Who – Ep150: That Escalated Quickly

Hey Who fans. We're back after a couple of weeks rest and well, as you can imagine, there's quite a lot to talk about. Let's get stuck in... The News We rattle through some of the larger news stories from the past two weeks including Tom Spilsbury leaving Doctor Who Magazine after 10 years, a sad goodbye to Trevor Baxter and Debora Watling, the Christmas Special details along with the trailer announced and... oh yeah, the new 13th Doctor Was announced. There's no merch round up or...

Duration: 02:30:15

Doctor Who – Ep149: That’s a Wrap

Hey Who fans. Well that's it, Series 10 has been and gone and it's time to review the finale - The Doctor Falls but first... The News No big news other than ratings for World Enough and Time. Merch Corner A couple of new books are up for pre-order - Doctor Who: 100 Illustrated Adventures features fan and professional art and the obligatory Doctor Who Annual - 2018. "The Doctor Falls" Review We knew this day would come but it's here and we're not liking it. Capaldi's last full series...

Duration: 02:15:02

Doctor Who – Ep148: World Enough and Simm

Hey there Who fans and welcome to Episode 148. Plenty of Doctor Who merch to go through after some light news then onto our review of World Enough and Time. The News Not much this week apart from some chat around ratings for The Eaters of Light. Merch Corner Dalek Tat has been busy this week and hands us a newly announce book in the Lethbridge-Stewart range, new t-shirts and hoody from Forbidden Planet(.com) and that Pop! Funko Rory/Centurion is now up for pre-order in the UK. "World...

Duration: 02:15:47

Doctor Who – Ep147: Who Turned Out the Lights?

We can't believe series 10 is almost up! Does this week's ep review take out mind off that? We'll see but first... The News Doctor Who Adventures "pauses" publication, some Who actors have been honoured by the Queen, Delia Derbyshire gets honoured with a blue plaque and we talk the __Empress of Mars_ ratings. Merch Corner Sir David Jacobi is returning as The Master for Big Finish, a new Clara Pop! Funko is coming as a SDCC exclusive, a new book, Doctor Who Tales of Horror will be out...

Duration: 01:46:51

Doctor Who – Ep146: Upright Crocodiles

Hey Who fans! We're excited to review this new Ice Warrior story but first, Who News... The News The Lie of the Land ratings (they're not that bad in context!), The Doctor Who Experience is looking for summer hosts as well as announcing a closure date (😭😭😭) and there's a special screening of Episode 11 in Cardiff. Merch Corner Dalek Tat lets us know of a sweet deal - 6 Doctor Who Pop! Funko figures from Forbidden Planet Int and we talk about the new Draconian figure from Robert...

Duration: 02:00:18

Doctor Who – Ep145: Where’s that reset button?

Hey Who fans! Let's wrap up this Monks thing but news and merch first. The News Patrick Ness will not be writing for Class which all but confirms we'll not be seeing a second series, an Ice Warrior original prop from the Troughton era is found and restored and we chat through the confirmed weekly ratings for The Pyramid at the End of the World. Merch Corner Dalek Tat brings us some information on the recently announced Series 2 Steelbook blu ray. "The Lie of the Land" Review We're at...

Duration: 01:50:12

Doctor Who – Ep144: Pyramids but not of Mars

Hey Who fans! The usual Who news, some merch from our friend Dalek Tat plus our review of The Pyramid at the End of the World. The News Rachel Talalay... Listen now

Duration: 01:21:32

Doctor Who – Ep143: Acting In Extremis

Hey Who fans! We’re reeeeally looking forward to reviewing Extremis this week but first, some news and merch… The News Pretty light on news but we do have some viewing... Listen now

Duration: 01:48:02

Doctor Who – Ep142: Take My Breath Away

Hey Who fans! Welcome aboard once more, let’s get this show on the road, or, space-time continuum, meh. The News We chat about the confirmed weekly viewing figures for Knock... Listen now

Duration: 01:46:14

Doctor Who – Ep141: Who’s There? Creepy Landlord

Hey Who fans! Creepy Doctor Who is back but before our review some news featuring an interesting Torchwood update. The News Torchwood is coming back for series 5! Before we... Listen now

Duration: 02:00:21

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