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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:
731
Average Episode Duration:
0:1:15:45
Longest Episode Duration:
0:3:39:04
Total Duration of all Episodes:
38 days, 10 hours, 54 minutes and 32 seconds
Earliest Episode:
27 October 2021 (9:55am GMT)
Latest Episode:
21 October 2021 (12:58am GMT)
Average Time Between Episodes:
5 days, 9 hours, 22 minutes and 48 seconds

Traveling the Vortex Episodes

  • Episode 503 – Obsolete Technology Malfunctioning

    21 October 2021 (12:58am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 51 minutes and 14 seconds

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    We return to Big Finish’ Missy Series 1 box set to review the second half. This time it’s The Broken Clock by Nev Fountain and The Belly of the Beast by Jonathan Morris. Find out what we thought of the last two parts of the set.

    Plus, our reactions to the new Doctor Who Series 13 trailer.

    Enjoy!

     

     

     



  • Episode 502 – Mostly Modest in Every Manner

    14 October 2021 (3:11am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 30 minutes and 35 seconds

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    In this week’s show, we review the first two stories in Big Finish’s ‘Missy’ box set, A Spoonful of Mayhem by Roy Gill and Divorced, Beheaded, Regenerated by John Dorney. Hear what we thought of these two audio plays.

    Plus, we have our reaction to the news that the series will return at the end of October. Spoilers: We’re excited.

     

     

     

     



  • Episode 501 – Two Brigs and a Dame

    6 October 2021 (2:03am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 57 minutes and 24 seconds

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    We’re back this week, just in time to talk about the recent news that Russell T. Davies will be returning to Doctor Who as showrunner. We discuss the implications and possibilities.

    Plus, we continue our reviews of Candy Jar Book’s Lethbridge-Stewart – The Laughing Gnome: Rise of the Dominator by Robert Mammone. Hear what we thought of this installment.

    Enjoy!

     

     

     



  • Episode 500 – Novelty Music Extravaganza

    3 September 2021 (3:45am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 1 hours, 53 minutes and 30 seconds

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    Here we are. We’ve reached a huge milestone for the podcast. We land at episode 500 and do we have a fun show for you. A 2-hour extravaganza! This time we look at some Doctor Who novelty songs. Some might be familiar, others not so much, But sit back and enjoy as we count them down for you.

    Enjoy!

     

     

    Here’s where you can hear a few songs we/ve reviewed:

    The Go-Go’s I’m Gonna Spend My Christmas With a Dalek

    Roberta Tovey – Who’s Who (Doctor Who)

    Frazer Hines – Who’s Dr. Who?

    Jon Pertwee – I Am The Doctor 

    Bullamakanka – The Ballad of Doctor Who (Doctor Who is Gonna Fix It)

    Who Cares? Doctor In Distress

    Slaves of Kane – Abslom Daak Dalek Killer (full song unavailable)

    The Bessies – Silly Song

    Cybermen – Doctor Who On a Mission

    The Timelords – Doctorin’ The Tardis

    Blitzkrieg – Am the Doctor (Who Are You?)

    Bill Bailey – Dr. Qui (Live)

    Martin Gordon – Her Daddy Was a Dalek, Her Mummy Was a Non-Stick Frying Pan (full song unavailable)

    Mitch Benn – Call Me During Doctor Who and I’ll Kill You



  • Episode 499 – Putting the Arrr Back in Argonite

    25 July 2021 (9:01pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 40 minutes and 50 seconds

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    After a long delay (sorry about that) we finally manage to get to another Lost In Time episode of the podcast. This time we review The Space Pirates. We read the novelization, but after completing the episode, we found that we really talked more about the TV episodes than the book.

    Also some more missing stories news.

    Enjoy!

     

     



  • Episode 498 – Slightly Silly Paper

    26 June 2021 (3:40am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 53 minutes and 45 seconds

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    This week we look at, or rather listen to the new The Ninth Doctor Adventures – Ravagers which sees Christopher Eccleston return to the role as the Doctor. Find out what we thought of this audio story from Big Finish.

    Plus, we talk about some rather sad news with the passing of Jackie Lane who played Dorothea Anne “Dodo” Chaplet in Doctor Who during the First Doctor’s era.

     

     

     

     



  • Episode 497 – MUCHO MASTER – Enter the Inventor

    16 June 2021 (3:11am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 56 minutes and 9 seconds

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    In this week’s episode of the podcast, we examine the first story in Big Finish’s ‘The First Doctor Adventures’ Volume 1, episode one The Destination Wars.

    Next, we look at issues 2 and 3 of Titan Comic’s Doctor Who: Missy series.

    Find out what we thought of these stories featuring one of the Doctor’s greatest… frienemies?

    Enjoy!

     

     



  • Episode 496 – Traveling the Victorious – The FINALE – Where it All Ends

    9 June 2021 (2:20am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 1 hours, 12 minutes and 47 seconds

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    This week, our friend from over at SciFi4MeTV, Mr. Tim Harvey, joined us to discuss the Time Lord Victorious event. We talk about the event as a whole, what worked, what didn’t, and our levels of enjoyment throughout the entire series of materials.

    Enjoy!

     

     

     



  • Episode 495 – Traveling the Victorious – Part 12 – Sonic Screwdriver Trumps Robot Butler

    3 June 2021 (1:05am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 32 minutes and 34 seconds

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    This week we begin our wrap-up of reviews of the ‘Time Lord Victorious’ crossover event, This time it is the long-delayed – Echoes of Extinction featuring the Eighth Doctor and the Tenth Doctor. Hear what we thought of this audio adventure from Big Finish!

    Enjoy!

     

     

     



  • Episode 494 – Next Stop, the Life and Times of Sarah Jane Smith

    26 May 2021 (2:09am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 58 minutes and 50 seconds

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    This week we are back with a review of the book, ‘Sarah Jane Smith: Roving Reporter.’ This book is a collection of short stories, essays, and comics that feature the Doctor’s companion and best friend, Sarah Jane Smith.

    And thanks to its publisher, Pencil Tip Publishing, we are giving a copy of the book away. The winner will be contacted soon!

    Proceeds from the book will be donated in support of the British Columbia Cancer Foundation, the fundraising partner of the BC Cancer Agency and the largest charitable funder of cancer research in this province.  So, we’ve included a link below to where you can purchase your copy of a great book and help a good cause as well.

     

    Click here to purchase a copy of the book.

     



  • Episode 493 – Down in the Darkness

    12 May 2021 (1:52am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 1 hours, 4 minutes and 3 seconds

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    This week we finally get a hold of a copy of the (somewhat) recent release (in the U.S.) of Fury from the Deep.  Hear what we thought of this animated lost story in the Second Doctor Era featuring companions, Jamie and Victoria.

    Plus, be sure to respond for your chance to win the Sarah Jane Smith: Roving Reporter book that we are giving away soon!

    Enjoy!

     

    Mentioned in the show:

    Doctor Who: Toby Hadoke’s Time Travels



  • Episode 492 – MUCHO MASTER: Escape from the Vortex

    7 May 2021 (12:50am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 1 hours, 1 minutes and 12 seconds

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    In this week’s show, we continue our celebration of the 50th anniversary of The Master in Doctor Who, with another celebration this month. It is also the 25th anniversary of Doctor Who: The Movie.

    And what better way to celebrate that film, than to review a story featuring the actor who brought the Master back to life on the small screen in 1996? This week we review Big Finish’s Master! boxset which features Roberts returning to the role.

    Hear what we thought of this audio series.

    Plus, listen closely for how you can win an anthology story collection featuring everyone’s favorite companion, Sarah Jane Smith.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 491 – Back to the Brigverse: A Book Review

    28 April 2021 (1:55am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 49 minutes and 44 seconds

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    We’ve been away from the world of Brigadier Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart for too long. So for this episode, we pick back up our reviews of Candy Jar’s series with a  look at The HAVOC Files: The Laughing Gnome. Find out what we thought of this anthology collection of shorts.

    Enjoy!

     

     

     

     



  • Episode 490 – The Master and Dr. Who

    22 April 2021 (1:23am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 1 hours, 0 minutes and 30 seconds

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    In this week’s episode, we travel back to the early ’70s where we catch up with The Brigadier, Jo Grant, and Dr. Who as they take on The Master in the Doctor Who Annual 1974.

    We review the two short stories, Listen – the Stars and Out of the Green Mist. We also look at the comic story, The Time Thief.

    And, we flash forward with a review of the recently released issue #1 of the Missy limited series from Titan Comics.

    Enjoy!

     

     



  • Side Trip 40 – Star Trek 206 – TNG Season 6

    20 April 2021 (4:46am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 34 minutes and 29 seconds

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    Our resident Star Trek Guru, Shaun wraps up his discussion of Star Trek TNG. This time it’s the final season, Star Trek: The Next Generation Season 6.

    Stay tuned as Shaun gears up for another series, this time with a focus on DS9.

     

     

     



  • Episode 489 – The Wheels on the BUS

    14 April 2021 (1:37am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 42 minutes and 48 seconds

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    The Base Under Siege story, It’s a classic trope for many Doctor Who stories. But is it a good way to craft a story?
    What makes a base under siege story?
    Is it a good idea?
    Is it good for the drama?
    Are they too full of tropes to be enjoyable?
    These are just a few of the questions we examine as we discuss ‘base under siege’ storytelling.

    Enjoy!

     



  • Episode 488 – Does the Doctor Listen to This Podcast?

    7 April 2021 (1:14am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 39 minutes and 2 seconds

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    In this week’s episode, we jump back into Big Finish’s Eighth Doctor Adventures for 4.2, Situation Vacant, Hear what we thought of this story as the Doctor ACTUALLY auditions new companions, Who knew?

    Plus we get back to Titian’s Thirteenth Doctor comics with the Thirteenth Doctor Vol. 2: Hidden Human History which collects issues #5 through #8 of the ongoing series from a few years back. Find out what we thought of this story arc.

    Enjoy!

     

     



  • Episode 487 – Only the Monstrous Survive

    24 March 2021 (2:51am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 50 minutes and 56 seconds

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    In this week’s show, we finally get around to the long-promised review of Big Finish’s War Doctor series of audios.

    In this episode, we review the first box set, Only the Monstrous, which is comprised of the stories, The Innocent, The Thousand Worlds, and The Heart of the Battle. Hear what we thought of these three stories featuring the further adventures of John Hurt’s War Doctor.

    And, remember we’ve opened up the feedback line to hear your thoughts on the upcoming discussion on “Base Under Seige” stories in Doctor Who.

    Enjoy!

     



  • Episode 486 – You Will Obey Us!

    17 March 2021 (1:27am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 53 minutes and 14 seconds

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    We have more MUCHO MASTER for the 50th anniversary year of the Master’s debut in Doctor Who. And this week we review the anthology book I Am The Master: Legends of the Renegade Time Lord. Hear what we thought of this collection of short stories, all featuring the Master in many of his incarnations,

    Also, a bit of Big Finish news,

    Enjoy!

     

     

     



  • Episode 485 – Ceremonially Archived

    26 February 2021 (2:27am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 53 minutes and 33 seconds

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    This week we round out our reviews of Big Finish’s Doctor Who Unbound series. First, we look at A Storm of Angels, written by Marc Platt and starring Geoffrey Bayldon and Carole Ann Ford returning to their roles as the Doctor and Susan.

    Then we review Masters of War, written by Eddie Robson and starring David Warner and Nicholas Courtney returning as the Doctor and Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart.

    Hear what we have to say about these two stories.

    Plus the news of the week.

    Enjoy!

     



  • Episode 484 – Just a Mucky Pup

    19 February 2021 (2:28am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 41 minutes and 37 seconds

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    Our journey through the Doctor Who Unbound universe continues this week, First up its Deadline, written by Robert Shearman and starring Derek Jacobi. Hear what we thought,

    Next, is Exile is written by Nicholas Briggs and starring Arabella Weir as The Doctor.

    Plus, more news this week from Big Finish and Alex Kingston takes a turn at writing.

    Enjoy!

     

     

     



  • Episode 483 – Free of That Appalling Dress Sense

    11 February 2021 (3:54am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 44 minutes and 10 seconds

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    This week we return to the Unbound Universe for two more offerings from Big Finish’s Doctor Who – Unbound series.

    First, we review Full Fathom Five, written by David Bishop and starring David Collings as The Doctor.

    Then we take a look at He Jests at Scars… written by Gary Russell and starting Michael Jayston returning to the role of The Valeyard.

    Hear what we thought about these two stories,

    Plus, more Big Finish news and new books coming out from our friends at Candy Jar Books.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 482 – Mucho Master 1 – Doctor?

    4 February 2021 (3:35am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 1 hours, 2 minutes and 7 seconds

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    In this week’s podcast, we start to look back on a series of audios that Big Finish produced that tell Doctor Who stories a little differently. Doctor Who Unbound audios are ‘What if…?” stories that feature alternative universe versions of the Doctor and Companions,

    First is Auld Mortality, written by Marc Platt and features Geoffrey Bayldon as the Doctor and Carole Ann Ford as Susan,

    Then we review Sympathy for the Devil by Jonathan Clements and starring David Warner as a third incarnation of the Doctor, Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart played by Nicholas Courtney, and Sam Kisgart (shhh,,, it’s really Mark Gattis) as The Master. A pre-Doctor Who David Tennant is also in this story as Colonel Brimmicombe-Wood.

    We also talk about the news of the week.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 481 – Traveling the Victorious – Part 11 – Vlad the Exterminators

    27 January 2021 (2:49am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 1 hours, 3 minutes and 34 seconds

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    We begin our wrap up of the Time Lord Victorious event in this episode. First, we review Tales of the Dark Times Episodes 4 and 5 found in the Doctor Who Comic Maker app.

    Then, what promised to be the climax of the main story thread, All Flesh is Grass the novel by By Una McCormack.

    Find out what we thought of these stories.

    Also, we look at some news of the week.

    Enjoy!

     



  • Episode 480 – Traveling the Victorious – Part 10 – Frozen in Space

    20 January 2021 (4:21am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 33 minutes and 54 seconds

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    We return to our adventures in the Dark Times with two more Time Lord Victorious Tales.

    First, it’s the final story for the Daleks in the Eaglemoss, Hero Collector magazine short story, Exit Strategy which comes with the Dalek Executioner & Dalek Strategist figures.

    Then we join the Fourth Doctor on the Starship Future for the Big Finish audio, Genetics of the Daleks,

    Find out what we thought of these stories,

    Also, some novelization news.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 479 – You Say You Want A Revolution

    7 January 2021 (3:36am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 1 hours, 16 minutes and 13 seconds

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    Happy New Year!

    It’s finally here. After months of waiting, new Who graced out television sets again. This week we examine the New Year’s Day special, Revolution of the Daleks as we say goodbye to companions past and welcome companions anew.

    Enjoy!

     

     



  • Episode 478 – Traveling the Victorious – Part 9 – Dancing With Daleks In Zero G’s

    30 December 2020 (3:17am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 38 minutes and 48 seconds

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    This week we return to more Time Lord Victorious. This time we look at two short stories that are packaged with the Eaglemoss / Hero Collector figurines. First, it’s The Last Message with comes with the Dalek Emperor and Dalek Drone, then Mission to the Known, which comes with the Dalek Commander and Dalek Scientist set. Hear what we liked about these,

    Then we review the Big Finish audio, Mutually Assured Destruction featuring the Eighth Doctor and the Daleks.

    No news this week so we get right to it.

    Enjoy!

     

     



  • Episode 477 – A Christmas Carol, Revisited

    23 December 2020 (4:48am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 41 minutes and 23 seconds

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    In this episode we go way back to the beginning, No, we’re not talking An Unearthly Child, The First Doctor, or even the beginning of Doctor Who itself.

    We go back to our beginnings and revisit the very first Doctor Who material that we ever reviewed, Ten years ago, and way back in Episode 1 we gave you our thoughts on A Christmas Carol featuring the Eleventh Doctor.

    And now we tell you what we think of the story all these years later.

     

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 476 – Traveling the Victorious – Part 8 – Seeking All the Answers

    16 December 2020 (3:08am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 41 minutes and 48 seconds

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    This week we continue our travels with the Time Lord Victorious through the Dark Times with two more reviews.

    First, it’s the finale of the Daleks! webcast with Episode 5: Day of Reckoning.

    Then we join the Tenth Doctor and Brian the Ood for the audiobook, The Minds of Magnox, written by Darren Jones and read by the very talented Jacob Dudman.

    Find out what we thought of these two installments in the epic crossover event.

    Plus, news about a new trading card game for Doctor Who

    Enjoy!

    Links mentioned in the show: Doctor Who – Worlds Apart digital trading card game



  • Episode 475 – Traveling the Victorious – Part 7 – Plotting and Scheming

    9 December 2020 (2:38am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 43 minutes and 34 seconds

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    In this week’s show, we continue our reviews of the Daleks! animated series on BBC’s YouTube channel. This time it’s Planet of the Mechanoids and The Deadly Ally.

    Plus we look at a special short story included on the Time Lord Victorious website called, What the TARDIS thought of ‘Time Lord Victorious’ written by James Goss.

    Also, RadioTimes dominates our news section this week. (I wonder if they have an issue coming out soon?)

    Enjoy!

     

     

     

     



  • Episode 474 – Traveling the Victorious – Part 6 – Exterminating the Universe

    3 December 2020 (2:57am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 59 minutes and 26 seconds

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    In this week’s episode, we feature more TIme Lord Victorious goodies.

    First is a review of Escape Hunt’s print and play game, The Hollow Planet.

    Then we take a look at the first two episodes of Daleks!, the YouTube webcast series from BBC Studios and Studio Liddel, We review The Archive of Islos and The Sentinel of the Fifth Galaxy.

    We also examine the Time Lord Victorious trailer that was released many months back and speculate on how it might also tie into the overall story arc.

    Plus, we look at lots of news this week.

    Enjoy!

     



  • Episode 473 – Traveling the Victorious – Part 5 – Screeching Sweet Nothings in Your Ear

    18 November 2020 (3:02am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 45 minutes and 2 seconds

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    In this episode, we head back to the Dark Times, back when the universe was young, and we explore three new offerings from the ‘Time Lord Victorious’ story arc. We start with another Big Finish offering, Paul McGann starring as the Eighth Doctor, and teaming up with his most iconic enemy for The Enemy of My Enemy.

    Then, we join the Eighth Doctor and the Daleks again for another installment from the Doctor Who Comic Maker called Tales of the Dark Times Episode Three.

    Then we rejoin the Ninth Doctor in the final installment of his ongoing Doctor Who Magazine comic, Monstrous Beauty Part 3.

    Plus we react to some of the news that came out this past week.

    Enjoy!

     

     

     



  • Episode 472 – All Sorts of Things Unleashed

    12 November 2020 (2:33pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 1 hours, 45 minutes and 52 seconds

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    This week we take another break from the Time Lord Victorious event… well, sort of. In this episode, we review the recently released book The Wintertime Paradox, by Dave Rudden. Find out what we thought of this festive collection of stories about Doctor Who at Christmastime.

    We also, take a look at the short story, Canaries, also written by Rudden and released on the Doctor Who website as a tie-in with the ‘Time Lord Victorious’ Event.

    Plus, we examine some news of the week, including some insights into when we might expect the next series of Doctor Who to release.

    Enjoy!

     

     



  • Episode 471 – Traveling the Victorious – Part 4 – An Assassin Named Killie McDeath

    5 November 2020 (3:48am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 40 minutes and 9 seconds

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    In this week’s episode, we return to the Time Lord Victorious crossover media event, with another audio offering from Big Finish. We start with a review of Paul McGann’s Eighth Doctor in He Kills Me, He Kills Me Not.

    Then we look at the second part of a story we began a few weeks ago with Doctor Who Magazine’s Monstrous Beauty Part 2 featuring the Ninth Doctor and Rose.

    No news to discuss this week.

    Enjoy!

     



  • Episode 470 – Now Boarding Chameleon Tours Flight 470

    29 October 2020 (2:49am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 48 minutes and 58 seconds

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    This week we take a slight break from the ongoing Time Lord Victorious cross-media event, to look at the recently released, on DVD, The Faceless Ones. We examine the story for the first time on the podcast. We also review the animation and some of the DVD features themselves.

    Plus, we look at a few news items that were revealed this week, too.

    Enjoy!

     

     

     



  • Episode 469 – Traveling the Victorious – Part 3 – The NEW Grumpy Bear

    22 October 2020 (3:05am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 56 minutes and 0 seconds

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    In this week’s adventure through the materials covering the Time Lord Victorious event, we review two more comics, this time from Doctor Who Comic Maker. We review Tales of the Dark Times Episodes 1 & 2. Plus, we explore the first of several audios to come from the event. We review Big Finish’s Master Thief and Lesser Evils, Short Trips.

    Hear what we thought about these materials.

    Plus, we look at some news from the week.

    Enjoy!

     

     

     



  • Episode 468 – Traveling the Victorious – Part 2 – Dressed For The Occasion

    14 October 2020 (2:18am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 50 minutes and 24 seconds

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    Our journey through the Time Lord Victorious series continues this week. This time we look at the first book in the epic event story arc, The Knight, the Fool, and the Dead by Steve Cole

    Then we review the short story, The Guide to the Dark Times which is found in The Official Doctor Who 2021 Annual.

    Find out what we thought of these stories.

    Plus we look at some announcements in this week’s news segments.

    Enjoy!

     



  • Episode 467 – Traveling the Victorious – Part 1 – Murder Toilets

    8 October 2020 (1:59am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 1 hours, 1 minutes and 13 seconds

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    We have arrived at the first of our reviews of the materials being released in the epic Time Lord Victorious event. We begin our adventure, mostly with comics. But first, we look at the recently released short story The Dawn of the Kotturuh by James Goss which was provided to readers through the official Doctor Who newsletter.

    Then we move onto Titan Comic’s contribution, reviewing both issues of the Time Lord Victorious comic arc, Defender of the Daleks.

    And lastly this week, we review the first part of the comic story, Monstrous Beauty #1, which accompanies issue 556 of Doctor Who Magazine.

    Find out what we thought of these first stories.

    Enjoy!

     

    Links mentioned in the podcast:

    Festival of Family Classics – Jack O’ Lantern (1972)

    The TARDIS Wiki article for The Dawn of the Kotturuh (short story) with link and password

     



  • Episode 466 – A Horse With No Name

    23 September 2020 (2:17am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 43 minutes and 50 seconds

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    We return with another LOST IN TIME review. This time it’s the First Doctor, Steven, and Vicki in The Myth Makers. We review both the TV episodes and the Target novelization. Find out what we thought of the story.

    Plus, we discuss some news and talk a little about the “Time Lord Victorious” event that has already kicked off in several media.

    Enjoy!

     

     

     



  • Episode 365 – LOCKDOWN continued…

    3 September 2020 (2:51am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 0 minutes and 1 second

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    We’re back again, and this time for more of a regular schedule. Well, sort of. This week we finish reviewing the supplemental materials that were released as part of this summer’s Doctor Who ‘LOCKDOWN’ simulcast series with fans. We examine the last few pieces that had not released at the time of our last recording.

    So, sit back, relax, and enjoy!

     

     

     



  • Side Trip 39 – Avast Ye Space Lubbers!

    24 August 2020 (10:29pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 0 minutes and 1 second

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    Glenn returns this week with another Doctor Who comics review. Moving on through the First Doctor’s timeline, this time the stories The Therovian Quest and The Hijackers of Thrax from 1965’s TV Comics.

     

     

     

    Links mentioned in the show:

    Doctor Who – The Complete Adventures by Andrew Kearley

     



  • Side Trip 38 – Star Trek 205 – TNG Season 5

    8 August 2020 (3:00am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 35 minutes and 3 seconds

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    After a short break, resident Star Trek Guru, Shaun brings us another primer. This time its Star Trek: The Next Generation Season 5.

    Be sure to send feedback if you are enjoying these or have something you’d like to add to the discussion.

     

     

     

    Enjoy!



  • Side Trip 37 – Little Green Men

    6 August 2020 (1:57am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 13 minutes and 34 seconds

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    Yes, it’s been a while, and we are returning, but not just yet. So, to hold you over, here is a long-promised filler Short Trip episode. Glenn continues his reviews of the Doctor’s adventures through the years in comics. This time, a review of the first Doctor Who story to be published in TV Comic back in November of 1964. The Doctor meets, for the first time, his grandchildren, John and Gillian in Doctor Who and the Klepton Parasites.

    Enjoy!

     

     

    Links mentioned in the show:

    Doctor Who – The Complete Adventures by Andrew Kearley

    The Comic Strip Companion: The Unofficial and Unauthorised Guide to Doctor Who in Comics: 1964 – 1979



  • Episode 464 – Keeping a Six Foot Distance

    17 May 2020 (12:46am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 1 hours, 51 minutes and 25 seconds

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    We return for a special supersized episode. This time we are discussing an op-ed piece comparing the 13th Doctor with that of the 6th. The link to the article can be found below.

    Also, we examine all the special materials and content that is being released alongside the Doctor Who: Lockdown! “watch-alongs” that have been going on since we have found ourselves in the Covid-19 pandemic.

    Plus, our reaction to a multi-Doctor, multimedia crossover event which is coming soon.

    Enjoy!

    Link(s) mentioned in this episode:

    The Thirteenth Doctor is the New Sixth Doctor — Here’s Why – by Hannah Long

     

     



  • Side Trip 36 – Star Trek 204 – TNG Season 4

    30 April 2020 (5:48pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 35 minutes and 18 seconds

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    The primers continue for our ongoing isolation. Resident Star Trek Guru, Shaun brings us another one. This time its Star Trek: The Next Generation Season 4.

    Be sure to send feedback if you are enjoying these or have something you’d like to add to the discussion.

     

     

     

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  • Side Trip 35 – Star Trek 203 – TNG Season 3

    25 April 2020 (12:38am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 29 minutes and 43 seconds

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    Another little special treat for you as we continue our isolation. Resident Star Trek Guru, Shaun continues with the Star Trek primers and reviews and brings us another one. This time its Star Trek: The Next Generation Season 3.

     

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  • Side Trip 34 – Star Trek 202 – TNG Season 2

    18 April 2020 (3:14am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 31 minutes and 42 seconds

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    Another little special treat for you as we continue our isolation. Resident Star Trek Guru, Shaun steps away from one universe and into another and brings us another Star Trek primer and review. This time its Star Trek: The Next Generation Season 2.

     

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  • Side Trip 33 – Social Distancing

    14 April 2020 (4:54am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 26 minutes and 0 seconds

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    We are back with a limited Side Trip edition of the podcast to let our listeners know that we are all safe and well and will be resuming the weekly show soon. But for now catch up with what the hosts are doing in their downtime.

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  • Episode 463 – It All Changes, But It All Stays the Same

    5 March 2020 (4:22am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 1 hours, 47 minutes and 20 seconds

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    In this week’s supersized episode of the podcast, we arrive at the end of the series with The Timeless Children. Hear what we thought of the epic lore-busting conclusion.

    Also, some tidbits in the news this week.

    Plus we read out your feedback.

    Enjoy!

     

     



  • Episode 462 – Ashad, Shada, Coincidence?

    26 February 2020 (2:39am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 50 minutes and 11 seconds

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    In this week’s show, we look at the penultimate episode of Series 12, with the middle part of the Lone Cyberman arc, “Ascension of the Cybermen”. We’ll tell you what we thought of this story as we ramp up for the series finale.

    Also, we hear what you thought of the episode with your feedback.

    And, as always, we hope you enjoy!

     

    Link mentioned in this show:  Doctor Who – The Complete Adventures by Andrew Kearley



 
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