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Radio Free Skaro #684 – Our New Insect Overlords


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Are you ready to be menaced by some insect movement? Put on your beekeeper outfit (there are no bees in this story) and grab for the Off spray (probably quite dangerous, please don’t do that) as we commentate over the fourth, fifth and sixth episodes of the 1965 Doctor Who story “The Web Planet”! Also, we have news of Doctor Who on Pluto TV, a new Series 12 director, BBC Audio releases for te month of April, and some real-world insect science! Zaaaaaaaarbi!
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Gallifrey One 2020 tickets now on sale
Lee Haven Jones directing Series 12 Block 2
Series 11 costumes added to Madam Tussaud’s Blackpool exhibit
Pluto TV to offer free Doctor Who episodes in the US
Spring 2019 Doctor Who BBC Audio Releases
Australian wasp named after Zygons

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The Web Planet (Episodes 4-6)

Radio Free Skaro #683 – Greyscale Separation Overlay


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There’s extraordinarily little in the way of news this week, other than the fact that your Time Team (and a big ‘ol crew) are currently shooting Series 12 and saying nothing about it. But if you said to yourself “hoo boy would I like to hear people talking about insect movement, possibly by Roslyn de Winter,” are you in for a treat! Yes, the Three Who Rule are doing a Classic Series Commentary for the 1965 story “The Web Planet” in all it’s ambitious flawed glory, right here on this podchannel! Settle into a cocoon of mucus and nutrients and enjoy!
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Doctor Who Series 12 filming in Tenerife
“Rosa” and “Demons of the Punjab” are Finalists for Best Dramatic Presentation Short Form Hugo Award

Commentary:

The Web Planet (Episodes 1-3)

Radio Free Skaro #246 – Phantom Of The Optera

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After an almost three month wait, there was some new Doctor Who content to discuss in the form of two short scenes written for the BBC’s Red Nose Day coverage. As well, news hit the wire we’ll be getting a little extra Who in the form of prequel mini-episodes for a few Series 6 stories. Such an occasion always attracts guests, and so Luke from TMDWP drops in to share his two cents, while also ably aiding the Three Who Rule in slicing, dicing and dissecting the Doctor Who career of director Richard Martin. Martin directed several early Hartnell stories, but whether he directed them well or not was the main point of the discussion…
Show Notes:

Skaro Shop…North America!
Skaro Shop…UK!
The Minute…Doctor Who Podcast!
Red Nose…Day!
Series 6…Prequel Snippets!
Series 6…Episode 1 and 2 Titles!
Series 6…Episode 3-7 Titles!
Michael Sheen…in Doctor Who!
Lords…Of The Red Planet!
Spearhead From Space…Revisitations DVD Extras!
Terror Of The Autons…DVD Extras!
Target Books…Republished!
Tom Baker…Joins Big Finish!
Sarah Jane Adventures…Fictitious RTS Award!
Steven Moffat…Fictitious RTS Award #1! And Fictitious RTS Award #2!
Fictitious…Eagle Awards!
Colin Baker And Nicola Bryant…Join Twitter!
Michael Gough…Dies.
Nicholas Courtney…Charity Appeal!

Miniscope (Richard Martin):

The…Daleks!
The Edge…Of Destruction!
The Dalek Invasion…Of Earth!
The Web…Planet!
The…Chase!

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