Category Archives: Episodes

Radio Free Skaro #681 – The Tree Won’t Harm You


Download MP3

With Brexit, the Mueller Report and many other swirls of uncertainty in our current climate, isn’t it nice to know that we can take you back to a more peaceful time, when all you had to worry about was predatory trees, crazed mine workers and a couple of renegade Time Lords? That’s right, we’re doing our first Classic Series Commentary of the year with “The Mark of the Rani!” Plus we have news from the Black Archive, Big Finish, and a chance for you (if you live in the UK) to work on Doctor Who!
Links:

Support Radio Free Skaro on Patreon!
BBC receives student-made “Mission to the Unknown”
Watch a clip of the animated “The Macra Terror”
Future Black Archive book for “The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos”
Katarina returning to Doctor Who via Big Finish
Big Finish adjusting overseas pricing structure
Doctor Who training opportunity

Commentary:

The Mark of the Rani

Radio Free Skaro #680 – The Planet That Slept


Download MP3

A new set of shiny Blu-ray discs stuffed with Doctor Who content is on its way to store shelves in the form of the Season 18 box set, the third such season set from BBC Studios. So we decided to talk again to Russell Minton, executive producer of the whole range for BBC Studios, about the Season 18 set, and about the future of the range in general. There is also talk of special screenings for “Logopolis” (in the US) and “The Macra Terror” (in the UK) that occurred this past week, and Bradley Walsh posing for selfies with everyone during some public filming for Series 12 in Wales!
Links:

Support Radio Free Skaro on Patreon!
S12 currently filming in Barry
Logopolis grossed $143K in US cinema screenings
BFI Macra Terror screening
Bookwyrm due March 18

Interview:

Russell Minton
Season 18 Blu-Ray

Radio Free Skaro #679 – A Field In Wales


Download MP3

It’s a Radio Free Skaro episode to lose sleep over, quite literally this week, as Steven and Chris tackle the news of the week as well as daylight saving time while Warren, absent for various reasons, sits content in his time eddy, away from proceedings. The main event this week, though, is an interview recorded at Gallifrey One this past February with noted director Ben Wheatley, who helmed “Deep Breath” and “Into The Dalek” to usher in the Peter Capaldi era!
Links:

Support Radio Free Skaro on Patreon!
Doctor Who VR game at the Tribeca Film Festival
Macra Terror art, BFI screening March 16
Catherine Tate to appear at Calgary Expo
The Second Doctor to meet The Master in Big Finish
Radiophonic Workshop to perform at Apollo 50 event on July 20
UK kids to learn about Doctor Who theme
Chicago TARDIS announces three Class actors
Moris Farhi died

Interview:

Ben Wheatley

Radio Free Skaro #678 – Poster Child


Download MP3

It was a sad week in the Doctor Who fandom community as it lost Jennifer Adams Kelley, a titan involved with North American conventions since the 1990s. We pay tribute to her and her legacy with two of her dearest friends and fellow convention organizers, Shaun Lyon and Steve Hill. Graeme Curry, writer of “The Happiness Patrol”, also passed away all too soon. But to hopefully cheer us all up, we also present to you an interview from Gallifrey One with Radio Times Doctor Who poster artist and photographer Stuart Manning!
Links:

Support Radio Free Skaro on Patreon!
Gally 2020 tickets on sale April 13
The Mirror muses Doctor Who may return to Saturdays
BritBox coming to the UK
BritBox already doomed in the UK?
First Twelfth Doctor Big Finish audio released
Record Store Day release of Galaxy 4 on vinyl
Record Store Day release of Destiny of the Daleks on vinyl
Graeme Curry died
Jennifer Adams Kelley died
Jennifer Adams Kelley obituary
Gallifrey One
Chicago TARDIS
Red White and Who

Interview:

Stuart Manning

Radio Free Skaro #677 – Enter Chapman


Download MP3

The post-Gallifrey One concrud, blues and longing for the next Gallifrey One have begun, but that won’t stop the Three Who Rule from discussing the various tidbits of news that wandered over the transom over the last week, as well as an interview with Doctor Who DVD and Blu-Ray maestro Chris Chapman about the upcoming Season 18 Blu-ray set, plus some teasers about what is to come! And as an added bonus, the Randomizer is hauled out to select the first Classic Series Commentary and Miniscope instalments for the upcoming year! And send flowers, sympathy and lozenges to Steven’s voicebox!
Links:

Support Radio Free Skaro on Patreon!
Radio Free Skaro Fluid Links Advent Calendar on YouTube
Gallifrey One
First Series 12 production staff
Stephen Fry in Series 12?
Win breakfast with Whittaker and Gill
Mission to the Unknown being remade
Radiophonic Workshop at Hastings Fat Tuesday
1968 Radiophonic Workshop album re-released

Interview:

Chris Chapman

Radio Free Skaro #676 – Pulled In All Directions


Download MP3

Another Gallifrey One is in the books! Listen as a weary Three Who Rule recap their weekend, beginning with the Radio Free Skaro live show on the Friday, through to all the panels, interviews, and discussions had by all throughout the weekend. And also enjoy a double-bill interview with Series 11 directors Jamie Childs and Wayne Yip!
Links:

Support Radio Free Skaro on Patreon!
Radio Free Skaro Fluid Links Advent Calendar on YouTube
Gallifrey One
Gallifrey One 2019 schedule via Sched
Virtual reality special of Doctor Who coming soon from the BBC

Radio Free Skaro #675 – Radio Free Skaro: VidFIRE and Fury


Download MP3

It’s Gallifrey One time! The 30th iteration of Gallifrey One is upon us, and once again it is the distinct pleasure of the Three Who Rule to open the convention with their live, this time called “VidFIRE and Fury”! Hear Colin Baker discuss his newfound love for the Thirteenth Doctor! Listen as Yasmin Bannerman talks about spending 6 hours in a makeup chair to look like a tree! And pull your chair closer to hear the Doctor Who Restoration Team give the latest on the Classic Series Blu-ray sets, as well as the status of missing Doctor Who episodes!
Links:

Support Radio Free Skaro on Patreon!
Radio Free Skaro Fluid Links Advent Calendar on YouTube
Gallifrey One
Gallifrey One 2019 schedule via Sched
Radio Free Skaro will open Gally with “VidFIRE and Fury”, with guests Colin Baker, Jamie Childs, Yasmin Bannerman, Steve Roberts, Mark Ayres, Paul Vanezis, and Richard Molesworth
Radio Free Skaro Gally meetup, Friday at Noon, Program C
New & returning Gally attendee guide

Radio Free Skaro #674 – 30 For 30: The Gallifrey One Story


Download MP3

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, whether it’s the Lunar New Year or, if you’re the Three Who Rule, the upcoming Gallifrey One convention in Los Angeles! As is custom, we go through the schedule, describe the panels that excite and entice us, offer some advice to newcomers and generally nerd the heck out about a magical weekend with friends old and new!
Links:

Support Radio Free Skaro on Patreon!
Radio Free Skaro Fluid Links Advent Calendar on YouTube
Gallifrey One
Gallifrey One 2019 schedule via Sched
Radio Free Skaro will open Gally with “VidFIRE and Fury”, with guests Colin Baker, Jamie Childs, Yasmin Bannerman, Steve Roberts, Mark Ayres, Paul Vanezis, and Richard Molesworth
Radio Free Skaro Gally meetup, Friday at Noon, Program C
New & returning Gally attendee guide
Fourth Doctor and TARDIS Regeneration Set from Character Options
“The Macra Terror” animated version coming to Region 1 DVD in October
John Levene autobiography due February 25
10 inclusivity milestones in Doctor Who to celebrate UK LGBT History Month
Malorie Blackman & Chris Chibnall received a BAFTA Visionary Honours award for Rosa
Doctor Who Legacy shutting down mid-February

Radio Free Skaro #673 – The Way We Were


Download MP3

The most wonderful time of the year for the Three Who Rule is upon us as the 30th edition of Gallifrey One is right around the corner. Before we look ahead to this year’s event next week with our annual Gallifrey One preview show, join us as we take a look back at the previous ten years of the convention and our experiences with it, and how the greatest Doctor Who convention on Earth has helped make this podcast what it is today.
Links:

Support Radio Free Skaro on Patreon!
Radio Free Skaro Fluid Links Advent Calendar on YouTube
Gallifrey One
Gallifrey One 2019 schedule via Sched
Radio Free Skaro will open Gally with “VidFIRE and Fury”, with guests Colin Baker, Pearl Mackie, Steve Roberts, Mark Ayres, Paul Vanezis and Richard Molesworth
Radio Free Skaro Gally meetup, Friday at Noon, Program C
Tony Curran announced for Gally
Doctor Who 4th most popular programme on iPlayer
Infinite Quest/Dreamland Blu-Ray
Jodie Whittaker will be on Episode 3 of David Tennant’s podcast, due February 11
Clive Swift died

Radio Free Skaro #672 – Jenny and the Bets


Download MP3

With Gallifrey One Month almost upon us, there’s only one more chance for STATS! to make Warren’s life a living hell, and the other Two Who Rule jumped at the chance like the animals they are, but also found the kindness to share with you, dear listener, news of Big Finish, Series 12 filming in South Africa, and one David Tennant starting his own podcast of chinwagging with his actor friends. Plus we have the last of our Chicago TARDIS interviews, with none other than Catrin Stewart!
Links:

Support Radio Free Skaro on Patreon!
Radio Free Skaro Fluid Links Advent Calendar on YouTube
Gallifrey One schedule now online via Sched
Radio Free Skaro will open Gally with “VidFIRE and Fury”, with guests Colin Baker, Pearl Mackie, Steve Roberts, Mark Ayres, Paul Vanezis and Richard Molesworth
Radio Free Skaro Gally meetup, Friday at Noon, Program C
Walter Koenig and Ben Wheatley announced for Gally
Series 11 stats highs and lows
Series 12 filming in South Africa
Delta and the Bannermen wrap party video
Saward Dalek books due in hardcover in 2019 and paperback, with Target notations, in 2020
Tom Baker on Graham Norton’s radio show, talking about Scratchman
David Tennant launches a podcast
Big Finish Gallifrey: Time War 2 due in March
Big Finish adapting Doctor Who Weekly comics, volume 1 due in March
Things to do while waiting for Series 12, including listening to Radio Free Skaro

Interview:

Catrin Stewart
Chicago TARDIS

1 2 3 74