Episode 89: Doctor Who-The Bells Of Saint John

In which we actually discuss Doctor Who, yes, actual Doctor Who. Martyn and new host Mark look at The Bells Of Saint John. It’s also our longest episode to date.

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Is the lack of Classic Doctor Who financial?

I, along with many other Who fans have been disappointed with the lack of Classic20130213-093655.jpg Doctor Who episodes being shown in the 50th anniversary year. With BBC America airing them as well as broadcasters in New Zealand and Australia doing the same, it seemed that BBC Worldwide were only concerned with fleecing the UK fan-base.
But, could the absence of classic who be financial? Christopher Biggins once stated in an interview that every time the BBC repeated an episode of Porridge, he, along with the other actors in the episode were paid £1,000. But, if UK gold played it, or it aired overseas they didn’t get a penny. I guess paying every actor involved in a classic story £1,000 per episode, just isn’t a viable option for them.
What do you think? Is the lack of Classic Who, down to the BBC’s financial constraints or, are BBC worldwide just interested in fleecing the fans?

 

Doctor Who: The Angel’s Kiss A Melody Malone Mystery

20120927-151127.jpgOn some days, New York is one of the most beautiful places on Earth.

This was one of the other days…

Melody Malone, owner and sole employee of the Angel Detective Agency, has an unexpected caller. It’s movie star Rock Railton, and he thinks someone is out to kill him. When he mentions the ‘kiss of the Angel’, she takes the case. Angels are Melody’s business…

At the press party for Railton’s latest movie, studio owner Max Kliener invites Melody to the film set of their next blockbuster. He’s obviously spotted her potential, and Melody is flattered when Kliener asks her to become a star. But the cost of fame, she’ll soon discover, is greater than anyone could possibly imagine.

Will Melody be able to escape Kliener’s dastardly plan – before the Angels take Manhattan?

Released to tie-in with the current Doctor Who series, which burst back on to our screens in early September, The Angel’s Kiss is inspired by Rory and Amy’s final episode, The Angels Take Manhattan. It is the first Doctor Who title from BBC Books to be published only in e-pub format, and the first to be written exclusively from the perspective of a character within the show – Melody Malone not only runs her own agency, she also happens to be the author of a successful series of novels, featuring one Melody Malone. Details of the 4 October release are available on the BBC’s Tumblog.

Episode 61: Harry Potter Studio Tour / Official Doctor Who Convention

In which Martyn and Tanisha discuss the Harry Potter studio tour, then Martyn is joined by Phil from Who’s he? and Paul from The Pharos Project and Hammered Horror to discuss the recent Doctor Who convention in Cardiff.

Thanks to Warner Brothers and the BBC for the invites to both events.

www.dwconvention.com

www.wbstudiotour.co.uk

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Episode 60: Matt Smith interview

In which Martyn brings you audio from the BBC’s first official Doctor Who convention. Includes a press room Q&A with Steven Moffat, Matt Smith, Karen Gillan and Caroline Skinner.

Thanks to the BBC for inviting us to the official convention. Next episode will be a review.

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Matt Smith’s BAFTA nomination

Matt Smith has been nominated for his first BAFTA, for his portrayal as The Doctor.
He is nominated for best leading actor.
His competition are, Jim Broadbent, for Any Human Heart. Benedict Cumberbatch, for Sherlock, and Daniel Rigby, for Eric and Ernie.

Episode 24: One Tun of Fun

Martyn and Gerroed attended a Doctor Who Series Six launch party at the One Tun Pub in Farringdon and Pete gives us his review of the Inferno audiobook.

The recording includes a rant from El Presdente, Adam Purcell from staggering stories: staggeringstories.net

We also talk to:
The guys from the Pharos Project: thepharosproject.libsyn.com
Professor Dave, from Professor Dave’s Ark in Space: profdave.libsyn.com
Tony Gallichan from the Flashing Blade and DWO Whocast
theflashingbladepodcast.net
drwho-online.co.uk
and Rob Hughes, the designer of our logo, whom we still owe a drink.

Pictures from the event:

Toby Hadoke and Martyn
Wyn from That 1963 Show
logo designer Rob Hughes
Gerrod, sidled up to the bar

 

Brokeback podcasting

 

 

Episode 22: The Ribos Operation

Martyn and Imran discuss Doctor Who Series Six (32) and Peter Fagan reviews The Ribos Operation from AudioGO: audiogo.co.uk

 

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Episode 16: Martyn’s Fish Custard

Martyn and Imran talk about Doctor Who: Turn Left.

Then Martyn eats fish fingers and custard and spends the next three days being violently ill.

 

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