Tag Archives: Russell T Davies

Radio Free Skaro #631 – Bandril on the Run


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In what can only be described as the universe screwing with us, and because the world of Doctor Who seems to be in lockdown, we have precisely one and a half items of news today, the content of which we shall not divulge in order to create a questionable air of tension before the main event…Fluid Links! Yes, enjoy the Three Who Rule’s shaky insights as we field questions from you, the listeners!
Links:

Forbidden Planet Target book signing
Moffat, RTD and Michael Grade

Radio Free Skaro #630 – Throw Away Your Gun


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Gallifrey One News! As in the fact that tickets for the 30th edition of the greatest convention on Earth go on sale on April 14th. Also, said convention was featured in the latest Doctor Who Magazine! Plus we have tales of Rachel Talalay declining to work on Series 11, BBC rumourmongering, comic, Target novel shenanigans via RTD and The Moff and a commentary for “The Happiness Patrol” brought you to thanks to the generosity of #WhoAgainstGuns!
Links:

#WhoAgainstGuns wraps up
Gallifrey One ticket purchase link active
Doctor Who Magazine 524
Talalay not directing for Series 11
Series 11 to have some Classic Who elements
Hour of the Cybermen, from Big Finish
Titan Comics Road to the Thirteenth Doctor
BBC Worldwide becomes BBC Studios
“Based on the Popular BBC Television Serial” third edition available
Russell T Davies tweaks the novelization for Rose
Steven Moffat makes Peter Cushing canon in Day of the Doctor

Commentary:

The Happiness Patrol

Radio Free Skaro #603 – Sound and Vision


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Happy Thanksgiving (in Canada)! This week, we have new from New York Comic Con, as one Peter Capaldi charmed the good folk of the Big Apple for one final time as Doctor Who, plus we have news of cinematic screenings of “Twice Upon A Time”, explosive details about Danny Hargreaves’ future and the new season of Doctor Who, and and AND Chip, our friend from This Week in Time Travel and Two-Minute Time Lord, joins us for a look at the start of the Monk Trilogy (such as it was) and all the japery and indeed Papery in…”Extremis!”
Links:

Capaldi at New York Comic Con
Twice Upon A Time to get US cinema screenings
The Companions, illustrated by Russell T Davies
Danny Hargreaves kept on by the new production team
Trevor Martin died

Second Chances:

Chip Sudderth
Extremis

Radio Free Skaro #602 – Station to Station


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Warren returns to the fold this week, to examine both various dribs and drabs of Doctor Who news and to debate amongst the Three Who Rule as to the worth of the new Star Trek: Discovery series. What would a podcast between three nerds be without spurious Trek talk, you ask? Well, it would be a podcast with pop culture reporter Edie Nugent taking a look at Series 10’s space-set not-zombie nail-biter, “Oxygen,” in our Second Chances series!
Links:

Alex Kingston at Edmonton Expo
The Wheel in Space recons on BritBox
Gallifrey One ticket transfers open
Gallifrey One supports the Pop Culture Hero Coalition
Milk VFX Doctor Who Series 10 showreel
Doctor Who Fan Show with RTD & James Goss
Now We Are All 600 podcast with Russell T Davies, James Goss and Richard E Grant
The Barrowmans honour Lis Sladen
Child Out of Time book due October 16
Radiophonic Workshop on Radio 6
Doctor Who Infinity game due Spring 2018
Titan Kawaii Doctor Who figures coming January 18

Second Chances:

Edie Nugent
Oxygen

Radio Free Skaro #600 – Subterraneans


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600 episodes of Radio Free Skaro! Will the madness ever cease? Not this episode, as we delve into “Thin Ice” with virtuoso Doctor Who comics artist and Twitter bon vivant Rachael Stott for her take on monsters under the Thames, racist punching, and the continued excellence of one Bill Potts! Plus news about the original K-9 and Company theme, P-Cap at New York Comic Con and RTD retconning Harriet Jones! Flydale North lives again!
Links:

Peter Capaldi spotlight at NYCC
Original K-9 and Company theme demo unearthed
Russell T Davies reveals Harriet Jones didn’t die after all
Doctor Who Fluxx card game due Nov 23
Seventh Doctor’s hat and Necros Dalek miniature go up for auction Sep 26

Second Chances:

Rachael Stott
Thin Ice

Radio Free Skaro #599 – Ashes to Ashes


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Space-time has become distorted and silly once again with the appearance of a tall stranger, AKA Chris, in Vancouver with Warren! Not only that, but Twitter man about town Tom Dickinson is here for our Second Chances segment to take a gander at “Smile,” where hill give his thoughts on robots, emoji and nanite-human colonization policies. Plus news of the Doctor Who Experience and Class waving goodbye, Jodie Whittaker waving hello (via a Rolling Stone interview) and upcoming Gallifrey One guests of some renown!
Links:

Gallifrey One guest announcement – Pearl Mackie, Matt Lucas,
David Bradley!

The Doctor Who Experience closed
Doctor Who Experience goodbye video
Class officially cancelled
Jodie Whittaker Rolling Stone interview
Capaldi had auditioned for DS9
Rachel Talalay auctioning off memorabilia for charity
The Book of Whoniversal records due September 28
RTD & James Goss interview podcast due September 28
Doctor Who and the Krikketmen due January 18, 2018
Steven’s c.1994 fan film Doctor Who titles
Steven: Fun With Feedback 1
Steven: Fun With Feedback 2

Second Chances:

Tom Dickinson
Smile

Radio Free Skaro #597 – Look What You Made Us Do


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It’s a veritable gumbo of info this week, with on outgoing showrunner praising an incoming Doctor, Big Finish and Black Archive books news, tales of Peter Capaldi and lifetime achievement awards for Russell T Davies…and a brand new Fluid Links! Your questions, our answers, and practically nothing is resolved! Will this episode thus extend into infinity? Listen….and fiiiiind oooooouutttt!!
Links:

Jodie Whittaker’s intro has been recorded
Jared Garfield is Ben Jackson
Listen script charity auction
RTD gets lifetime achievement award
In Conversation with RTD, James Goss and Christel Dee
Alex Kingston announced for Edmonton Expo
The Daleks soundtrack due September 15
Toby Hadoke’s Who’s Round with Graeme Harper, part 1
Toby Hadoke’s Who’s Round with Graeme Harper, part 2
Big Finish Tales from New Earth
YANA and Sharaz Jek figurines
Upcoming Black Archive book release schedule
Tales of Terror teaser short story

Radio Free Skaro #586 – Jackdaw Meanderings


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A spot of tea, a biscuit, some empire-building and hostile action against upright crocodiles are the order of the day as the Three Who Rule look at “Empress of Mars,” Mark Gatiss’ latest (and last?) foray into the world of Doctor Who and Wayne Yip’s second directorial run for Series 10. Plus more news of Gatiss and Who, comics, Big Finish, stats (feh) and a Canadian wins breakfast with seven Doctors! By the moons we honour thee!
Links:

Empress of Mars review
Empress of Mars BBC One overnight viewing figures
Empress of Mars was almost about Brexit
Details of the proposed Sleep No More sequel/prequel
Pyramid final BBC One viewing figures
Lie of the Land Appreciation Index
World Enough and Time synopsis
Capaldi’s regeneration to be different?
RTD says he knows who the next Doctor will be
Alan Cumming twice turned down the role of The Doctor
Moffat reflects on Blink, 10 years later
Gatiss also leaving with Moffat & Capaldi?
Rakhee Thakrar new 8th Doctor Big Finish companion
First Titan “Lost Dimension” covers
A Canadian won the contest to have breakfast with 7 Doctors
Peter Sallis died

Radio Free Skaro #583 – The Meddling Monks


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We’re at the midway point of Series 10 (sniff) so what better time for Steven Moffat to check in on the show he runs by penning another episode himself in the form of “Extremis”, a mind-bending escapade that took viewers from England to the Vatican and all points in between. Or did it…? Once again, the inestimable Kyle Anderson steps in as a replacement for one of the Three (in place of Warren this time) to join Chris and Steven on this review. What did they think? What of the Monks? And the occupant of the Vault? In this podcast we are revealed…
Links:

Episode 6 – “Extremis”
Moffat and Mulkern talk “Extremis”
“Extremis” BBC One overnight viewing figures
“Oxygen” overnight viewing figures
Oxygen Appreciation Index
Jamie Mathieson talks Gus and Oxygen
“Knock Knock” final BBC One viewing figures
“The Lie of the Land” synopsis
Michelle Gomez leaving Who along with Moffat & Capaldi
…or is she?
Michelle Gomez reddit AMA
Big Finish releasing second Tenth Doctor audio series
BBC shutting down TV episode downloading service
Radiophonic Workshop’s “Burials in Several Earths” released
Who poetry book written by James Goss and Illustrated by Russell T Davies due in September
Doctor Who Time Vortex 360 web-based game released
Eric Pringle reportedly died

Radio Free Skaro #566 – Never Cruel Or Cowardly


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It is with a heavy heart that we mark the passing of acting legend John Hurt, beloved by Whovians for his portrayal of the War Doctor in “The Day of the Doctor” but with a career spanning the best of film, TV, and the stage. In happier news, we can now announce the guests for our Gallifrey One live show (contained within) and some other notable Gally news, updates and miscellany! We also announce the winner of our Whographica giveaway contest! Plus stats (bleh) and a commentary for the 1978 story “The Ribos Operation”! To me, Sholakh!
Links:

John Hurt died.
Radio Free Skaro… Live From Gallifrey One 2017!
Gallifrey One guest update and reception info!
Who’s Queer Now? featuring Russell T Davies!
Class BBC One ratings!

Commentary:

The Ribos Operation!

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