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Traveling the Vortex

Traveling the Vortex
Description:
A podcast dedicated to the show Doctor Who with a perspective from two Midwest United States fans, and one person being introduced to the Doctor for the first time.

Homepage: http://travelingthevortex.com/

RSS Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/travelvortex?format=xml

Traveling the Vortex Statistics
Episodes:
410
Average Episode Duration:
1:29:59
Longest Episode Duration:
3:39:04
Total Duration of all Episodes:
25 days, 14 hours, 55 minutes and 51 seconds
Earliest Episode:
19 November 2017 (7:57am GMT)
Latest Episode:
14 November 2017 (4:06pm GMT)
Average Time Between Episodes:
6 days, 2 hours, 35 minutes and 42 seconds

Traveling the Vortex Episodes

  • Episode 356 - Fashion Sense

    14 November 2017 (4:06pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 52 minutes and 49 seconds

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    This week we finish off the saga of Excelis and give our thoughts on the overall arc with our review of Bernice Summerfield and Iris Wildthyme in Big Finish audio, The Plague Herds of Excelis.

    Plus fashion and blue box exteriors take center stage as we discuss the news of the week.

    Enjoy!

     

    Links:

    A Gal & a Gay Podcast



  • Episode 355 - Der Kommissar's In Town

    7 November 2017 (5:21am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 48 minutes and 31 seconds

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    In this week’s podcast we revisit the planet Artaris for two more parts of the Excelis Saga. First it’s the Sixth Doctor in Excelis Rising. Then we join the Seventh Doctor for Excelis Decays. Find out what we thought of these next two chapters of the story by Big Finish.

    And some sad news to report this week with two great losses for Doctor Who fandom.

    Plus, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

    Link(s) mentioned in this show:

    Candy Jar Books’ Lethbridge-Stewart website

    “What If John Carpenter Did a Doctor Who Theme.”



  • Episode 354 - A Man Down

    1 November 2017 (4:09am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 56 minutes and 15 seconds

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    A short episode this week, and one host shy of a full crew, Keith and Glenn discuss the Candy Jar Books novel – Lethbridge-Stewart: The Daughters of Earth by Sarah Groenewegen. Find out what we thought of this installment in the “Brig-verse”.

    And we examine two short stories, The Two Brigadiers by Jonathan Macho and The Cruel Oil by Harry Draper.

    A warning: THESE REVIEWS ARE NOT SPOILER-FREE!

    Also, we look at some news from the week.

    And, we dip into the Goodreads Traveling the Vortex Book Club forum for a look at a review from Time Lord Ben.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 353 - Time Eddy III - The Final Chapter

    25 October 2017 (4:22am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 1 minute and 43 seconds

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    In this week’s episode we talk about our adventures at Time Eddy III, which is the third year for the Wichita area Doctor Who convention. We discuss the con and recount some stories from our three days of fun.

    Also, we chat about the recent casting announcements for Series 11.

    And of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

     



  • Episode 353 - A Real Wildthyme

    18 October 2017 (3:06pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 8 minutes and 19 seconds

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    In this week’s episode of the podcast, we prepare for our Time Eddy III panel featuring the lovely Katy Manning by listening to, not one, but two Iris Wildthyme adventures from Big Finish. First, it’s the beginning to the Excelis story arc.Excelis Dawns, also featuring the Fifth Doctor. Then we head to the Main Range title, The Wormery, with Iris joining the Sixth Doctor for an adventure. Hear our reviews of both of these audios.

    Also, the news of the week.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 351 - Wrong With Authority

    9 October 2017 (3:35pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 19 minutes and 22 seconds

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    Britbox has finally released its reconstructed version of the Second Doctor story, The Wheel In Space featuring Jamie and introducing Zoe. So, we take this opportunity to discuss the story and talk about our impressions of the reconstruction as well.

    Also, some news of the week, including Christmas Special news, Big Finish news and more.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 350 - Pledge Drive!

    2 October 2017 (4:52pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes and 30 seconds

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    This is the one we’ve been threaten… er… promising for years. Here is the one where we ask for your continuing support financially. This is our special pledge drive edition of the podcast. Please consider giving if you can.

    Also, a special sneak peek, of the upcoming Lethbridge-Stewart spin-off novel, The Lucy Wilson Mysteries: Avatars of the Intelligence, courtesy of our friends at Candy Jar Books. We tell you what you can expect from the novel written by Sue Hampton.

    And, of course… COMMENTS!

    Enjoy!

    Links mentioned in the show:

    Candy Jar Books – Lucy Wilson preorder and other upcoming books

    Time Eddy III – Information and ticket sales

    The Five(ish) Fangirls Podcast – 31 Days of Wholloween and other details



  • Episode 349 - Harry Sullivan is a Genius!

    27 September 2017 (2:58pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 53 minutes and 22 seconds

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    In this week’s episode, we review Big Finish Main Range story #92 Nocturne with Seven, Ace and Hex, plus a look at Titan Comics 9th Doctor issues #6-10.

    Plus, a look at several news items this week.

    Enjoy!

     

     



  • Episode 348 - Mageewhozeewhatzit

    18 September 2017 (3:26pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 5 minutes and 51 seconds

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    In this week’s show we review Big Finish Doctor Who Main Range entry #221 The Star Men featuring the Fifth Doctor, Nyssa, Tegan and Adric. Hear wat we think of the return of Adric in this story.

    And we start Titan Comics' 10th Doctor Year 3 with issues #1-5.

    Plus Time Eddy III news as well as a big announcement from Big Finish Productions.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 347 - The History Book of Rassilon

    12 September 2017 (2:52pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 2 minutes and 20 seconds

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    In this week’s episode we tackle Gallifrey 101 with a review of the new book, Doctor Who: A Brief History of Time Lords by Steve Tribe, covering the ancient, legendary civilization and it’s more notable historical figures.

    Plus, we discuss TopCon Geek Expo 2017, and what we thought of this year’s offering.

    We also look at some news-of-the-week.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 346 - The Wilderness Ban

    5 September 2017 (3:51am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 50 minutes and 22 seconds

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    In this week’s show, we ban Shaun’s overuse of the word, “wilderness”. You’re welcome.

    Also, we finish off our reviews of the Big Finish 4th Doctor Adventures Season 2 with episodes #6 "The Dalek Contract", and #7 "The Final Phase".

    Plus, no news this week, BUT… we do have feedback!

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 345 - No Real Bad Guy

    28 August 2017 (2:40pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 7 minutes and 17 seconds

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    In this week’s show we explore two offerings from the Big Finish Companion Chronicles range. First it’s Season 3: #1 "Here There Be Monsters" featuring Susan and performed by Carol Ann Ford. Next is Season 3: #7 "The Transit of Venus", this time featuring Ian performed by William Russell. Hear what we have to say about these two First Doctor era adventures.

    Plus, new of the week including more Big Finish and Candy Jar Books announcements.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 344 - I Left My Heart on Raxacoricofallapatorius

    22 August 2017 (5:20am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 57 minutes and 8 seconds

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    In this week’s show we continue Big Finish’s Eighth Doctor Adventures with Season 3, number 1 Orbis.

    Then we do some catching up on Titan Comics Ninth Doctor Season 1 with issues 1 through 5.

    Find out what we thought of both.

    And some convention news to cover this week from Time Eddy III coming up in Wichita, Kansas.

    And of course, your feedback.

    Link mentioned in the episode:

    The Federation TV YouTube channel



  • Episode 343 - So, It's Like Jurassic Park

    14 August 2017 (3:29pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 42 minutes and 26 seconds

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    Quick turnaround with a shorter episode this week. We tackle two Big Finish Eighth Doctor Adventures from season 2. This time it’s #7 Sisters of the Flame, and #8 Vengeance of Morbius. Listen in to hear what we thought of the two-part conclusion to the season.

    Plus we look at the news out this week in the world of Doctor Who.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 342 - Colonoscopy In Space

    10 August 2017 (5:00am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 2 hours, 10 minutes and 19 seconds

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    In this week’s podcast, we’re joined by author and Candy Jar Books editor, Andy Frankham-Allen. We pick his brain a little this week and discuss the recent Lethbridge-Stewart novel, Night of the Intelligence and other topics in the range.

    Then we torture… err… keep him around to discuss this week’s review of the Third Doctor and Jo Grant story, Colony in space.

    He also, joins us as we weigh in on the news of the week.

    And of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

     



  • Episode 341 - Putting it All Together

    31 July 2017 (3:20pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 4 minutes and 41 seconds

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    In this week’s episode, we rejoin Lethbridge-Stewart in the Candy Jar Books series named for him, this time with a review of Night of the Intelligence by Andy Frankham-Allen. We explore what becomes some closure to a story arc that started nearly two years ago in the series.

    Also, we’ll look at the short story – The Runaway Bomb by Nick Walters. Find out what we thought about this tale that is also part of the bigger picture in the Lethbridge-Stewart series on books.

    Plus, one news item this week.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 340 - Slouching Towards the Vortex

    25 July 2017 (4:59pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 6 minutes and 28 seconds

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    In this week’s show we review more materials from Candy Jar Books.

    First we look at the latest short story selection in The HAVOC Files 3, including a tale by our very own resident author, Shaun

    Plus, we squeeze in the novella, Life of Evans by John Peel, that was released by Candy Jar Books earlier this year. It also features the short story, Time and Again by Robert Mammone.

    Plus some news-of-the week.

    And, of course your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 339 - Change My Dear...

    18 July 2017 (2:30pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 19 minutes and 16 seconds

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    We take the opportunity to discuss the historic announcement of the next Doctor on this week’s episode of the podcast. Here are our thoughts on the news that Jodie Whittaker will take over the role at Christmas.

    Also, we do have a few things to review. First we look at Big Finish Main Range story 89, No Man’s Land, featuring the Seventh Doctor, Ace and Hex.

    Then, we delve into the first five issues in the Eleventh Doctor’s year three comics from our friends over at Titan Comics.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 338 - Class is in Session

    12 July 2017 (7:02am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 41 minutes and 40 seconds

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    In this week’s episode of the podcast, we revisit the Doctor Who spin-off series, Class with a full review of the entire first (if only) season. We give our impressions of the series as a whole.

    Also, some convention announcements and we talk briefly about some news of the week.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 337 - Dancing With Myself

    7 July 2017 (4:20am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 32 minutes and 53 seconds

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    A special delivery delayed the show this week, but we’re not holding that against her.

    This week we look at the final episode of Series 10, The Doctor Falls. Find out what we thought of the finale.

    Also, some news, including a few Christmas special announcements.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 336 - Kill Bill Vol. 1

    28 June 2017 (3:45am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 16 minutes and 14 seconds

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    In this week’s show we examine the long awaited story in Series 10, World Enough and Time. We give our impressions of the not-so-surprising as well as the unexpected reveals in the show.

    Plus, some big guest announcements from our good friends over at Time Eddy III. And some exciting news from our friends over at Candy Jar Books.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 335 - Death By Scotland

    21 June 2017 (4:14am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 1 minute and 30 seconds

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    In this week’s show we look at the latest Doctor Who Series 10 story, The Eaters of Light. We give our opinions on the latest in the series.

    Plus, some news of the week, including some sad news on a The Doctor Who Experience sunset date and big news about the Doctor’s arch nemesis the Master getting a series of audios of his own from Big Finish.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

    Links mentioned in this show:

    Sundown – a short film starring Doctor Who stars Caitlin Blackwood & Frazer Hines



  • Episode 334 - God Save the Queen

    12 June 2017 (1:43pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 41 minutes and 47 seconds

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    In this week’s show we look at the latest story in Doctor Who Series 10, The Empress of Mars. We’ll give our, very brief this week, impressions on the episode.

    Also, some news, that’s not news, about news, that will be news eventually. We’re referring to a certain someone’s (*cough* RTD) claim that he’s aware of a certain casting of a certain favorite character of ours.

    And of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Side Trip 25 - The Three Musketeers of BritishFest

    7 June 2017 (4:28pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 55 minutes and 10 seconds

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    In this special Side Trip episode of the Traveling the Vortex podcast we feature a panel recorded at this year’s BritishFest on June 4, 2017 with Terry Molloy, Frazer Hines, and Colin Spuall. The panei was titled, Dalek vs. Cyberman and it was great fun. We hope you enjoy this special release.

     

     

     

     



  • Episode 333 - Sweet Little Lies

    7 June 2017 (3:43pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 13 minutes and 0 seconds

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    In this week’s episode of Traveling the Vortex, we take a look at the Series 10 story, The Lie of the Land. Find out what we thought of the finale of a somewhat three part story arc.

    Plus, we’ll review some of the news this week.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 332 - The $25,000 Pyramid at the End of the World

    30 May 2017 (3:38pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 57 minutes and 13 seconds

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    From Podcast City in Topeka, Kansas this is The $25,000 Pyramid at the End of the World, and here are your hosts, Glenn, Shaun and Keith. This week we examine the latest Doctor Who Episode, The Pyramid at the End of the World.

    Also, our reaction to the latest news.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 331 - I Go To Extremis

    23 May 2017 (2:08pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 22 minutes and 0 seconds

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    Among this week’s title confusion, we take a look at the latest episode of Doctor Who Series 10 with a review of Extremis. We try to unlock some of the mysteries of the title as well as give our impressions on the story.

    Also, some news of the week.

    And of course, lots and lots of wonderful feedback this week,

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 330 - Plot Holes For Days

    16 May 2017 (2:20pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 8 minutes and 42 seconds

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    In this week’s show we try and defend the latest episode of Doctor Who with a review of Oxygen. Take a listen and see if you agree with what we and some of our listeners thought.

    Plus, some news of the week, including some Big Finish Doctor Who titles recently added to online streaming service, Spotify.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

    **Special thanks to Chrissy for this week’s episdode title!**



  • Episode 329 - Open the Door

    9 May 2017 (1:45pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 13 minutes and 26 seconds

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    In this week’s episode we discuss Knock, Knock. We give our impressions of the story and share our likes and dislikes about the episode.

    Plus, we are all three fresh off seeing Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, so be warned, SPOILERS abound about that film. Discussion begins around the 8:30 mark and continue until about 28 minutes in.

    Also, some news of the week, including Big Finish Torchwood news.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 328 - No Luxury For Outrage

    4 May 2017 (1:23pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 6 minutes and 38 seconds

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    A bit of a delay this week, but as they say, better late than never.

    In this episode we take a look at The Twelfth Doctor and Bill’s third outing in the story Thin Ice. We’ll give you our reviews of this story.

    Plus, we are fresh back from a weekend at this year’s Planet Comicon in Kansas City, MO. We share stories about the convention.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 327 - Lost in the Woods

    25 April 2017 (1:43pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 4 minutes and 21 seconds

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    In this week’s episode we examine the latest Series 10 offering, Smile. Hear our review of this episode.

    And if you’re curious about this week’s episode title, pay close attention. Then send Shaun an email and let him know that he is wrong.

    And of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 326 - Flaming Penguin

    18 April 2017 (5:12pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 1 minute and 30 seconds

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    It’s here! It’s finally arrived. We survived the “wilderness year”, (okay, yes we got an episode at Christmas, and yes it’s not fair to call it a wilderness year because that cheapens the period of drought from 1989 until 2005), but Doctor Who is finally back on our television screens!

    This, our Easter Saturday episode covers the Doctor and Nardole and the introduction of new companion Bill in The Pilot.

    We offer our opinions on the story, and be aware, this is a SPOILER FILLED EPISODE of the podcast.

    Also some recent news and speculation.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 325 - Tripping the Limelight Fantastic

    12 April 2017 (3:38am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 3 minutes and 18 seconds

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    Two topics up for review on this week’s episode.

    First it’s the Third Doctor mini-series from Titan Comics. We tackle this story arc featuring the Third Doctor, Jo Grant, and a whole host of other familiar faces featured in era.

    Then, another Big Finish audio drama from the Main Range. This time it’s the Sixth Doctor and Evelyn story The Assassin in the Limelight.

    Plus, news of the week, including a fairly “SPOILERY” one, so be warned.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 324 - Improbable Plotting

    3 April 2017 (11:56pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 5 minutes and 48 seconds

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    Some Seventh and Twelfth Doctor materials this week.

    We start with Big Finish mainline story #79 Night Thoughts featuring the Seventh Doctor, Ace and Hex. Find out what they are up to, and what we thought of this atmospherically dark tale.

    Then the Twelfth Doctor “auditions” more companions in Titan’s Year Two of his ongoing series. We look at issues #2.11 - #2.15.

    Plus, our reaction to some of the news this week, including diversity in series 10.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 323 - Best of the Worst

    30 March 2017 (1:05pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 26 minutes and 16 seconds

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    We asked the listeners to vote on the WORST monsters to grace Doctor Who. The dregs, the deplorable, the ones despised by fandom. You know the ones. In this week’s show we take the top ten vote-getters, and then rise to their defense and explain why they're actually pretty great. Here’s what we thought.

    Also, some news of the week, including guest announcements for Planet Comicon in KC.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 322 - Small Soldiers

    23 March 2017 (4:16am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes and 50 seconds

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    In this week’s episode we look at two Fifth Doctor and Nyssa stories from the Big Finish Doctor Who Main Range. First it’s the four story anthology offering, Circular Time. Then we examine Renaissance of the Daleks. Find out what we liked and didn’t like in these two offerings.

    Plus, we look at some news of the week, including another trailer for the upcoming series 10.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 321 - Bye-Bye, Duggan!

    16 March 2017 (1:41pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 9 minutes and 45 seconds

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    In this week’s podcast we revisit one of our favorite stories, City of Death. But, this time it’s for a review of the novelization of the classic TV story, written by James Goss, from the story by Douglas Adams and David Fisher. We compare the treatment and discuss it’s transformation from on-screen gem to book form.

    Plus, a few news items this week.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 320 - Settling for Less

    9 March 2017 (3:38pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 0 minutes and 24 seconds

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    In this week’s episode we delve into some Seventh and Tenth Doctor materials.

    First we look at the Big Finish Main Range audio play, story #82 "The Settling". This story features the Seventh Doctor, Ace and Hex in a historical setting.

    Then it’s on to the Titan Comics 10th Doctor series 2 issues #2.11 - #2.17, featuring the Tenth Doctor, Gabriella “Gabby” Gonzalez and Cindy Wu.

    Plus we look at some news that came out last week.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 319 - We've Got the Power

    28 February 2017 (2:55pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 12 minutes and 8 seconds

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    In this week’s show we examine two versions of a classic Dalek tale.

    First, it’s the recently released animated version of the classic Second Doctor story, The Power of the Daleks featuring Patrick Troughton’s first appearance as the Doctor. He joins companions, Ben and Polly on this adventure.

    Then, we look at the fan mounted The Power of the Daleks – Reimagined, which is a modernized take on the classic tale, presented to fans as part of a fundraising effort for charities back in 2013.

    Also, we look at some news and rumors.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 318 - Army Registration

    21 February 2017 (7:07am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 3 minutes and 57 seconds

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    In this week’s episode we talk army registration…er… we mean baby registration. But really the stuff you care about is our reviews.

    First, we finish off Titan Comics 11th Doctor series 2 with issues #2.11 - #2.15 featuring, of course, the Eleventh Doctor, Alice, The Squire, Abslom Daak and River Song.

    Then we tackle Big Finish 4th Doctor Adventures: S2 #5 Phantoms Of The Deep featuring the Fourth Doctor and Romana I.

    Plus, some more news this week.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 317 - Woodworms Scrubs Prison Blues

    14 February 2017 (2:27pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 4 minutes and 8 seconds

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    In this week’s episode we look at two pieces from our friends over at Candy Jar Books. First, it’s the final novel in the third phase of the Lethbridge-Stewart series, Mind of Stone by Iain McLaughlan. This will be a spoiler filled review of that book.

    Then, we look at The Xmas Files featuring three short stories including The Feast of Evans by Simon A Forward, The Fright Before Christmas by Tom Dexter, and Home for Christmas by a collection of the authors who have worked on the LS series.

    Plus, we have some convention announcements, and a look at some of the news that came out this week.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

     



  • Episode 316 - The Zygon Who Loved Me

    8 February 2017 (6:13am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 5 minutes and 9 seconds

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    In this week’s show, we feature another of our Adversary Archives. This time we look at The Zygons.

    First, our review of Big Finish 8th Doctor Adventures Season 2: #6 The Zygon Who Fell To Earth.

    Then we step outside the world of Who proper with a look at the professionally produced BBV video, Zygon, When Being You Just Isn't Enough.

    Plus we examine some BIG news in the world of Doctor Who with the recent announcement that Peter Capaldi is leaving the show.

    Enjoy!

     

     



  • Episode 314 - Remembering Sir John Hurt

    31 January 2017 (5:56am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 57 minutes and 53 seconds

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    In this week’s episode we pay tribute to the man that played the War Doctor, Sir John Hurt. We take a look back at his time in that role as well as the may characters he portrayed and voiced over the course of his long career.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Contains excerpts from “John Hurt Tribute: Great Men Are Forged In Fire” by TardisElliot Productions and “Doctor Who: Sir John Hurt – The War Doctor” by Babelcolour.



  • Episode 314 - Slice of Pi with a Cream Cheese Twist

    24 January 2017 (5:48am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 57 minutes and 12 seconds

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    In this week’s episode, we embark on another adventure with the Eighth Doctor and Lucy. This time landing on Earth in 1898 where our heroes get swept up in a jewel heist in Big Finish’s Eighth Doctor Adventures 2.5, Grand Theft Cosmos.

    And then, we travel with the Twelfth Doctor and Hattie as they attempt to examine mysterious monsters and murders on the space station, the Twist, and unlock the mysteries of a haunted house on Earth, present day. Our reviews of Titan Comics 12th Doctor Year Two issues 6 through 10.

    But, alas, no news of feedback this week, so shall we get right to it?

    Enjoy!

     

     



  • Episode 313 - LIVE 313

    18 January 2017 (5:38am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 58 minutes and 50 seconds

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    This week we review Big Finish Main Range audio #74, LIVE 34 featuring the Seventh Doctor, Ace and Hex.

    Then, we look at Titan Comics Doctor Who: The Twelfth Doctor Year Two with issues #1-5.

    Plus, some news, including another missing episodes rumor that could have some merit.

    And, of course, your feedback

    Enjoy!

     

     



  • Episode 312 - Stonefinger

    10 January 2017 (5:37am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 12 minutes and 17 seconds

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    James Bond meets Doctor Who in this week’s edition of the podcast. This time we look at two Lethbridge-Stewart stories from Candy Jar Books. First, the fantastical short story, The Wishing Bazaar by Sharon Bidwell. Then we turn our attention to the novel, Blood of Atlantis by Simon A Forward. We give our impressions of these two stories.

    But, not before a little news from out friends at Candy Jar, with the announcement of a new Lethbridge-Stewart project, that may just include someone very familiar to this podcast. You’ll have to listen to find out.

    Plus, some very joyous news comes to us by way of feedback this week.

    Enjoy!

     

     



  • Episode 311 - A Very Vortex Christmas Special

    4 January 2017 (5:44am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 26 minutes and 14 seconds

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    A new year brings with it a new Christmas Special from the Vortex Boys. We review the anthology book collection, Doctor Who: Twelve Doctors of Christmas from Penguin Books.

    Also, we see out 2016 with a tribute to the good, and say goodbye to the bad things that the year brought.

    Plus, some news and, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

     

    “Jingle Bells” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

     



  • Episode 210 - Supernanny

    29 December 2016 (5:05pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 0 minutes and 40 seconds

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    A little late this week. Sorry for the delay.

    In this week’s show we look at the return of Doctor Who on our television screens with the 2016 Christmas Special – The Return of Doctor Mysterio. Find out what we thought of this long-awaited episode.

    Plus, we look at some of the news from the past week.

    Enjoy!

     

     



  • Episode 309 - The Cyberiad of Rassilon

    20 December 2016 (5:45am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 1 minute and 22 seconds

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    In this week’s episode we look at two mini-series from Titan Comics. First, the Fourth Doctor and Sarah Jane come face to face with Medusa in the Five issue story, Gaze of the Medusa. Hear what we thought of the story that takes our heroes back to ancient Greece to do battle with the popular Gorgon and meet the Gods of Old.

    Then, we review this years multi-Doctor event from Titan, Supremacy of the Cybermen. We give our impressions on the return of two old foes in an epic event that finds the Universe at threat by the silver menaces.

    Plus, lot’s of news to talk about this week.

    And, we have a SPOILER-FREE review of the latest Star Wars film, Rouge One.

    Oh, and of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 308 - Holiday in Hell's Kitchen

    13 December 2016 (6:24am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 18 minutes and 30 seconds

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    ttv_logo_newIn this week’s podcast we look at the recently released episodes 3 and 4 of The Power of the Daleks. We catch up on the series so far and give our impressions of the story to this point.

    Also, another book in Candy Jar Books’ ongoing Lethbridge-Stewart series, this time Times Squared written by Nick Cross. We look at the return of the Great Intelligence and the Yeti, in the first novel of Candy Jar's third series of Lethbridge-Stewart novels.

    Then, we follow that up with a review of the Lethbridge-Stewart short story, Eve of the Fomorians by Robert Mammone, which takes place after Times Squared.

    Plus, some news from the week, including discussion of the latest Doctor Who trailer for this year’s Christmas Special.

    Enjoy!

    Oh, before we go, be sure to take advantage of the special promotion that Candy Jar has going on here.



 
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