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Radio Free Skaro is possibly the most popular, most prolific and charmingly irreverent (but never irrelevant) Doctor Who podcast around. Since August 2006, hosts Warren (in Vancouver, BC) and Steven (in Edmonton, AB) have provided listeners with their brand of amusing Doctor Who praise and punishmen…

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    Radio Free Skaro #859 - The Omelette Memorandum

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 3, 2022 76:16

    It's Vacations Eve for Steven and Chris and besides that the news of the week is weirdly enough Ryan Gosling wearing a Ncuti Gatwa T-shirt but hey, we'll take what we can get! And what we get is pretty much the Timelash, a ton of Big Finish including Chronovore Content (or Chron-Con as it is also known) from Friend of the Show Liz Myles, and the finale of our gripping Classic Series Commentary for Part Four of “The Space Museum”! Links: Support Radio Free Skaro on Patreon The Timelash BritBox expands its spending Ryan Gosling wears Ncuti Gatwa as The Doctor shirt Shirt designed by Matthew Purchase The BBC removed the design from RedBubble Big Finish Ninth Doctor Adventures: Into the Stars due August 2022 Big Finish Sixth Doctor Adventures: Purity Undreamed due August 2022 Big Finish Master!: Nemesis Express due October 2022 Big Finish Ninth Doctor Adventures: Hidden Depths due November 2022 Big Finish Seventh Doctor Adventures: Silver and Ice released Commentary: The Space Museum Episode 4, “The Final Phase”

    Radio Free Skaro #858 - Freedom of Choice

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 26, 2022 80:44

    It's the Time Before the Time of The RTD this week, as showrunner part deux Russels T Davies was a guest on the Triple C (Creative Confidence Collective) webinar and spoke of disability in the media, his writing process, creativity and the current state of the world, and we at RFS have listened and jotted down our meanderings. There's also additional photographic evidence of Neil Patrick Harris being in Doctor Who to mull over, a call for Gallifrey One discussion panel topics and TARDIS Talks, our usual wallowing in the past with the Timelash, and part three of the gripping 1960s serial “The Space Museum” to outright ignore and blather over! Enjoy! Links: Support Radio Free Skaro on Patreon The Timelash RTD Webinar David Tennant & Neil Patrick Harris set photo Doctor Who Magazine 579 released Gally discussion panel submissions open Big Finish Fourth Doctor Adventures: The Nine released Big Finish Torchwood: Dead Plates released Commentary: The Space Museum Episode 3, “The Search”

    Radio Free Skaro #857 - The Blue Box Files

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 19, 2022 93:13

      Plenty of news this week, including the arrival of one Neil Patrick Harris in some form or fashion for the 60th anniversary celebrations of one Doctor Who next year, playing…that would be telling. Also a ton of Target novelizations, audio dramas both Big Finish and otherwise and Cubicle7 tabletop role playing game fun is on the way AND we have an interview with Ella Watts, the director/producer of Doctor Who Redacted, the 10-part BBC Sounds podcast-o-rama featuring everyone's favourite Time Lord and a crew of investigators out to crack the code of the Blue Box! VWORP!! Links: Support Radio Free Skaro on Patreon The Timelash Neil Patrick Harris joins Doctor Who Russell T Davies posted a pic of Neil Patrick Harris in costume 2022 Target books due July 14 Fires of Pompeii audio release due July 14 Eaters of Light audio release due July 14 The Resurrection Plant audio release due Aug 4 The Android Invasion audio release due Aug 4 The Keys of Marinus audio release due Sep 1 The Second Earth Adventures collection due Sep 1 Doctor Who Chronicles 5: 1967 now available Doctor Who Annual 2023 due Sep 1 Cubicle 7 Doctor Who RPG Secrets of Scaravore due Q1 2023 Cubicle 7 Doctor Who RPG Game Master screen due Q1 2023 Big Finish The Sixth Doctor Adventures: Purity Undreamed ft Cherylee Houston due Aug 2022 Big Finish The Eighth Doctor Adventures: What Lies Inside? and Connections due fall 2022 Big Finish The War Master: Self-Defence new available Midnight as a stage play Interview: Doctor Who Redacted Doctor Who Redacted on BBC Sounds Ella Watts

    Radio Free Skaro #856 - The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobos

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 12, 2022 72:14

    The fallow times continue with mere dribs (not even drabs available) of news this week other than one Big Finish adventure, Pluto TV arriving soon in the Great White North, and Steven appearing soon at a Doctor panel at Chicago Fan Expo, but somehow the Three Who Rule managed to get 50 minutes of joyful banter and abject nonsense out of their brains for you dear listener, all before continuing with our exciting and as-always totally on topic commentary for the hell-bent for leather adventure saga “The Space Museum”! Links: Support Radio Free Skaro on Patreon The Timelash Big Finish Out of Time 3: Wink released PlutoTV coming to Canada Fall 2022 Terrance Dicks A Celebration Oct 2 Fan Expo Chicago July 7-10 Commentary The Space Museum Episode 2, “The Dimensions of Time”

    Radio Free Skaro #855 - Anarchy in the UK

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 5, 2022 74:01

    Have you ever wanted to manage the Doctor Who brand? Yes, the dream of many a British schoolchild can be yours if you have extensive experience in said management of brands and Doctor Who and probably a bunch of other stuff dummies like the Three Who Rule don't understand. And that's the news as new Doctor Who continues to be made, away from prying eyes! But we also have perennial fan favorite (is it though?) the Timelash, and Part One of our Classic Series Commentary about anything but “The Space Museum”! Links: Support Radio Free Skaro on Patreon The Timelash Doctor Who seeking another Brand Manager Big Finish Ninth Doctor Adventures: Into the Stars due Aug 2022 Fourth and Twelfth Doctor Build-A-Bears LI Who Meglos 2022 welcomes Peter Davison, Janet Fielding, Sarah Sutton, Sophie Aldred, Frazer Hines, David J Howe and Samantha Howe

    Radio Free Skaro #854 - The Redemption of Innes Lloyd

    Play Episode Listen Later May 29, 2022 76:23

    We return to the Times of Fallowness after weeks of blockbuster news involving new and old Doctors and other such delights, but we still have cogent analysis of the BBC's new digital machinations, insane tale-spinning about Steven traveling back to 1975 and saving missing episodes from incinerator-loving poltroons in The Timelash, the usual tat and nonsense and and AND…that's it. Banter! Enjoy it! Or else! Links: Support Radio Free Skaro on Patreon The Timelash Plan to deliver a “digital first” BBC BBC Four and CBBC moving online Worlds of Wonder exhibition open in Liverpool, runs until Oct 30 Season 22 Blu-Ray due Oct 18 in North America Abominable Snowmen Blu-Ray due Dec 6 in North America Doctor Who Magazine 578 released Doctor Who Chronicles #5 1967 coming soon DWAS released Pets in Time, a charity anthology supporting the RSPCA Big Finish War Master: Escape from Reality due Dec 2022 Big Finish The Diary of River Song: Two Rivers and a Firewall due August 2022 Edge of Reality and The Lonely Assassins getting a physical console release together Oct 18 Doctor Who Am I won the Sci Fi London Film Festival Audience Award The Game of Rassilon Season 4 coming soon

    Radio Free Skaro #853 - A Rose by Any Other Name

    Play Episode Listen Later May 22, 2022 100:47

    The casting announcements will continue because morale improves! Official news from Auntie Beeb about Yasmin Finney joining the cast as Rose (but not THAT Rose, despite what Variety may say) as well as one Rachel Talalay AKA SuperWhoDirector back on the show! Plus the usual audio, Terry Nation Army and Timelash shenanigans and a feature interview with Matthew Jacobs and Vanessa Yuille, the co-directors and co-producers of fandom-focused documentary Doctor Who Am I! Links: Support Radio Free Skaro on Patreon The Timelash Yasmin Finney cast as Rose “Lily” casting notice from March Filming with Tennant and Tate has begun, Rachel Talalay directing Season 22 Blu-Ray UK release due June 20 Doctor Who Magazine 578 due May 26 Terry Nation Army: Movie Daleks Cross into the TV Series: An Expensive Failure Time Fracture closing in early June The Sensorites vinyl release due July 22 Series 1 & 2 soundtrack re-release on vinyl due May 27 Big Finish Gallifrey: War Room due July 2022 Big Finish Fourth Doctor Adventures: New Frontiers due March 2023 Big Finish Sixth Doctor Adventures: Water Worlds now available Big Finish Torchwood: War Chest now available Isle of Man issued BBC Centenary stamps including a Doctor Who stamp Vangelis died Feature: Doctor Who Am I Matthew Jacobs Vanessa Yuille Doctor Who Am I at Sci-Fi London Doctor Who Am I at BritCon Guardian review of Doctor Who Am I

    Radio Free Skaro #852 - Happy Times and Places

    Play Episode Listen Later May 15, 2022 111:01

    BREAKING NEWS KLAXON! Everything old is new again as only a week after the introduction of Ncuti Gatwa as the new Doctor, the BBC and Russell T Davies have announced the return of David Tennant and Catherine Tate to the show in a series of specials that…could be pretty much anything, given Mr. Davies' proclivity for mystery. What are the Three Who Rule's take on this stunner of an update? You can probably guess from our previous rantings and/or praise, but tune in anyway! All of this is not to overshadow a corker of an interview with Who expert, actor, podcaster and Friend Of The Show Toby Hadoke, along with news of tat, annuals, Big Finish goings-on, and the Timelash! So please, if you will, Allons-y! Links: Support Radio Free Skaro on Patreon The Timelash Whittaker's finale to air in October, will be 90 minutes James Cooray Smith writes about Ncuti Gatwa as The Doctor Moffat talks Gatwa McCoy & Capaldi congratulate Gatwa, Gatwa replies to McCoy Big Finish War Doctor Begins: Battlegrounds released Big Finish Doctor Who Unbound: Doctor of War – Destiny due September 2022 Hornet's Nest signed vinyl collection available Legend of the Sea Devils script available at the BBC Writer's Room site Nothing at the End of the Lane breakdown on Shada Unofficial 1988 Annual due this month Interview: Toby Hadoke Toby's Hadoke's Podcasts

    Radio Free Skaro #851 - Ncuti Gatwa is The Doctor

    Play Episode Listen Later May 8, 2022 73:39

    Lo and behold, a new Doctor Who has appeared! Ncuti Gatwa is the new (but interestingly, not announced as the 14th) Doctor, as seen by an interview on the BAFTAs red carpet with Gatwa himself and one Russell T Davies. With months to go before Jodie Whittaker's final foray as her incarnation of the Doctor and more waiting besides after that, let the baseless speculation commence! We also have news from Big Finish, Dominic Glynn's historic Korg synthesizer can be YOURS (for a price), and the ever-present Timelash! But most importantly…GATWA! Links: Support Radio Free Skaro on Patreon The Timelash Ncuti Gatwa is the new Doctor Ncuti Gatwa's Instagram post ahead of the BBC announcement Ncuti Gatwa & RTD interviewed at the BAFTAs Ncuti Gatwa Netflix interview from 2020 UK relaxes COVID filming restrictions Doctor Who Am I premiering at Sci-Fi London on May 21 Dominic Glynn selling autographed CDs of his Doctor Who work Dominic Glynn selling his Korg M1 used for Survival Doctor Who Worlds of Wonder opens this summer in Liverpool Radiophonic Workshop performing at the Science Museum Oct 7 Big Finish Audio Novels: The Dead Star due Jan 2023 Big Finish Fifth Doctor Adventures: Conflicts of Interest due Apr 2023 Big Finish Ninth Doctor Adventures Back to Earth released Big Finish Paul Spragg annual Short Trips competition opens, runs through end of June

    Radio Free Skaro #850 - The Memory Cheats

    Play Episode Listen Later May 1, 2022 83:46

    This week in the first (of two?) Radio Free Skaro episodes, it's the final revenge of STATS! at least until the Autumn and the Three Who Rule examine how Legend of the Sea Devils did in a historical context, a gripping start to an episode featuring Big Finish news, the return of the Terry Nation Army, the ever-present Timelash and, as a special treat, an interview with author Richard Molesworth about his new book The John Nathan-Turner Doctor Who Production Diary 1979-1990! Links: Support Radio Free Skaro on Patreon The Timelash Legend of the Sea Devils final BBC One viewing figures 3.47M Doctor Who Magazine 577 released Eve of the Daleks/Legend of the Sea Devils UK Blu-Ray release May 23 The Production Diary of John Nathan-Turner The Daily Doctor book due September 22 Terry Nation Army Season 2 begins Big Finish Classic Doctors New Monsters Volume 3 due August 2022, Volume 4 due October 2023 Tribute to Verity Lambert at Riverside Studios May 29 Ann Davies died Interview: Richard Molesworth

    Radio Free Skaro #849 - Running Out The Clock in Florida

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 24, 2022 74:55

    To the dread of Warren and delight of Steven and Chris, STATS return (and they are abysmal) for “Legend of the Sea Devils”, which spins off into a multi-faceted diatribe on the current state of streaming, including the abject failure of CNN+ and the rapid descent (more STATS) of Netflix's subscriber base. But lest you think there's no Doctor Who content we have news of Jo Martin and Sacha Dhawan joining the ranks of Big Finish, comics and Gallifrey One hotel booking info, and rounding it all out…The Timelash! Links: Support Radio Free Skaro on Patreon The Timelash Legend of the Sea Devils BBC One overnight viewing figures Legend of the Sea Devils BBC America overnight ratings Legend of the Sea Devils behind the scenes video Lizo Mzimba said the next Doctor may be announced soon BritBox expanding across Scandinavia Gallifrey One hotel booking information The Fugitive Doctor and Sacha Dhawan's Master join Big Finish Big Finish Rose Tyler: The Dimension Cannon Volume 2 Other Worlds due October Big Finish The War Master: Self-defence due June Big Finish The Second Doctor Adventures: Beyond War Games due July First look at Titan Comics Doctor Who Special 2022, due July 7

    Radio Free Skaro #848 - There Should Have Been Another Way

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 18, 2022 96:27

    It's a live episode of Doctor Who and a livestream of Radio Free Skaro as the Three Who Rule don their flippers and talk in low whispers about “Legend of the Sea Devils”, a veritable gumbo of Thasmin, piracy and pieced together but somewhat enjoyable nonsense. But hey, how about that densely packed next time trailer that you'll have to wait to see until October (maybe?). In the meantime, revel in our Timelash-ing, the Cushing films adding a couple K to their filmic resolution, a DWM action figure spectacularo and more! Li-s-s-s-s-t-e-n! Links: Support Radio Free Skaro on Patreon The Timelash Legend of the Sea Devils Radio Free Skaro twitter poll Eve of the Daleks/Legend of the Sea Devils due June 28 on Blu-Ray in Canada The Master, Daleks, Cybermen, Ace, Tegan and others return for Whittaker's final episode Doctor Who website refresh Peter Cushing Doctor Who Movies get UK re-release July 10, 4K Blu-Ray release in June/July BFI screening of the Peter Cushing Doctor Who movies June 19 Trailer for 4K release of Cushing Doctor Who movies Doctor Who Magazine Special 60: Action Figures The Essential Guide 1963-1996 due April 21 Big Finish Doctor Who Unbound: Doctor of War – Genesis released Sonny Caldinez died Jeremy Young died

    Radio Free Skaro #847 - Our Flag Means Death

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 10, 2022 104:11

    With a week to go before Sea Devils become Legendary, the Three Who Rule are trawling through what little promotion has eked out of the BBC and its subordinate broadcasters to divine just what we're in for as of April 17. But that day will not only mark the return of our soggy beaked friends but also the debut of a new dramatic Doctor Who podcast called Doctor Who: Redacted, the return of the LAX Marriott HOTELPOCALYPSE on May 6, Peter Capaldi at 18 meeting Jon Pertwee, and the final episode of our Classic Series Commentary for “Planet of Evil”! Links: Support Radio Free Skaro on Patreon The Timelash Legend of the Sea Devils goes out at 7:10pm on BBC One BBC America debuts Legend of the Sea Devils at 2:10pm EDT Legend of the Sea Devils behind the scenes photos Doctor Who: Redacted official podcast debuts April 17 Gallifrey One 2023 con hotel reservations open May 6 Sophie Aldred added for Chicago TARDIS, hotel reservations open Samsung Plus Doctor Who channel Peter Capaldi with Jon Pertwee in 1976 Big Finish Seventh Doctor Adventures: Silver and Ice due June 2022 Big Finish Fifth Doctor Adventures: Forty 2 due September 2022 Big Finish Out of Time unofficial companion animation done by Josh Snares 2022 Hugo Awards finalists announced, to be presented at Chicon 8 in September June Brown died Commentary: Planet of Evil Episode 4

    Radio Free Skaro #846 - He's Not That Special

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 3, 2022 88:31

    Doctor Who fandom is aflutter this week with the release of a glorious new trailer announcing the casting of none other than Matt Berry as the new Doctor Who! Of course this was all a cunning April Fool's jape by none other than Who animator Rob Ritchie, but if you enjoy profane nonsense we highly recommend it. The REAL trailer this week for “Legend of the Sea Devils” also charmed us with its soggy swashbuckling (of seatbelts), and of course we have the usual Big Finish blast of new announcements, Peter Davison convention shenanigans, and the third episode of our Classic Series Commentary for “Planet of Evil”! Enjoy, or be banished to a pit full of anti-matter! Links: Support Radio Free Skaro on Patreon The Timelash Legend of the Sea Devils trailer Legend of the Sea Devils airs April 17 on BBC One Legend of the Sea Devils airs April 17 on BBC America Legend of the Sea Devils airs April 17 on CTV Sci-Fi Legend of the Sea Devils airs April 18 in Australia Legend of the Sea Devils airs April 18 in New Zealand Toast of London Doctor Who April Fool's video by Rob Ritchie Peter Davison at Wales Comic-Con Gallifrey One 2023 tickets now on sale Noel Clarke allegations will not be investigated by The Met Doctor Who Magazine 576 released Big Finish Mind of the Hodiac now available Big Finish Torchwood: War Chest due May 2022 Big Finish Torchwood: Dead Plates due June 2022 Big Finish Emancipation of the Daleks audio novel, read by Dan Starkey, due July 2022 Wonderful Books video on TARDIS materialization Doctor Who The Return of Robin Hood by Paul Magrs due July 21, 2022 Gary Russell won the first annual Terrance Dicks Award for Writers at The Capitol Commentary: Planet of Evil Episode 3

    Radio Free Skaro #845 - Nothing Hill

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 27, 2022 68:09

    Hugh Grant's short national nightmare is over, as the dapper gent himself dismissed all speculation that he is in the running as the next Dr Who and thus sent the pondering hordes back to their speculations. But you, dear listener, need not ponder about the other news this week as we have not-quite-breaking missives about new “Legend of the Sea Devils” pictures, a trip through the Timelash, a surfeit of Big Finish releases yet to come, many of which are authored by Friend Of The Show and Verity! co-host Lizbeth Myles, and Part Two of our “Planet of Evil” Classic Series Commentary! Contain that anti-matter! Links: Support Radio Free Skaro on Patreon The Timelash Legend of the Sea Devils promo pics Hugh Grant is not The Doctor Redesign of the Sea Devils Big Finish Sixth Doctor Adventures – Water Worlds due May 2022 Big Finish Fourth Doctor Adventures – The Nine due June 2022 Big Finish UNIT – Brave New World: Seabird One due June 2022 Big Finish Master! Nemesis Express due October 2022 Big Finish Torchwood – The Black Knight by Liz Myles released Dr. Who & the Daleks: The Official Story of the Films book due September 6 Commentary: Planet of Evil Episode 2

    Radio Free Skaro #844 - The 4H Club

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 20, 2022 69:20

    Another fallow week of news and surprisingly little tat as we tap our toes and twiddle our thumbs in anticipation of “Legend of the Sea Devils” but we do have confused old person ramblings about Fortnite, nostalgic old person waxings in The Timelash, and the first part of our elderly Classic Series Commentary musings about the classic 1975 Doctor Who story “Planet of Evil”! Links: Support Radio Free Skaro on Patreon The Timelash Gallifrey One 2023 tickets go on sale April 2 Doctor Who in Fortnite Doctor Who Fortnite video Big Finish The Ninth Doctor Adventures – Back to Earth due May 2022 Big Finish Fourth Doctor Adventures – Solo released Doctor Who Series 11/12 Trading Cards due May 18 DWAS creates the Terrance Dicks Award for Writers, first to be given at The Capitol April 2/3 Commentary: Planet of Evil Episode 1

    Radio Free Skaro #843 - Paint It, Black

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 13, 2022 99:05

    It's another week where the Doctor Who news is thin on the ground and Christopher Eccleston offhandedly calling multi-Doctor stories a “cash grab” is grist for the clickbait mills but hold on to your hats, because we have a Miniscope about Ian Stuart Black, the writer of not only “The Savages”, but also “The War Machines” and and AND “The Macra Terror”! Buckle up, crab enthusiasts! Links: Support Radio Free Skaro on Patreon The Timelash Eccleston preemptively says no to multi-Doctor story Big Finish: The Eighth of March – Protectors of Time released Big Finish: The Diary of River Song – Two Rivers and a Firewall due August 2022 First Doctor Who touch-to-see draft given to Louis Moorhouse Lynda Baron died Stewart Bevan obituary by Toby Hadoke Miniscope: Ian Stuart Black The Savages The War Machines The Macra Terror

    Radio Free Skaro #842 - A Wolf at the Door

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 6, 2022 62:09

    This week on Radio Free Skaro: Russell T Davies teases imminent production of Doctor Who, a historic anniversary, more speculation on BBC America's future with Doctor Who, a monumental day to look back at in The Timelash, and Emily Cook drops by to talk about Doctor Who Magazine 575! Links: Support Radio Free Skaro on Patreon The Timelash Russell T Davies at Wolf Studios Doctor Who Magazine 575 Chicago TARDIS 2022 first guests Big Finish Stranded 4 due April Big Finish First Doctor Adventures – The Outlaws due April Big Finish UNIT: Nemesis – Agents of the Vulpreen released Totally Tasteless: The Life of John Nathan-Turner reprint due March 14 Disgusted, Mary Whitehouse Mary Whitehouse diaries Inside the Mary Whitehouse diaries Interview: Emily Cook

    Radio Free Skaro #841 - After the Gold Rush

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 27, 2022 72:41

    It's the week after Gallifrey One and Steven is full of stories, adventures and happy thoughts about his experiences at the con, as all three of those Who Rule look forward to the recently announced 33 1/3 edition of Gallifrey One in 2023. Plus we dip into the distant past via The Timelash, talk VCR archeology and network TV, and plow through a veritable mountain of audio and dolly tat, and more! Your ears are required! Links: Support Radio Free Skaro on Patreon The Timelash Gallifrey One 2022 Recap Gallifrey One 2023 will be February 17-19 Season 17 North American Blu-Ray moved up to April 5 Dead Air vinyl due on Record Store Day, April 23 The Code of Flesh audio due Oct 6, 2022 The Ice Kings audio due Jan 5, 2023 The Time Monster audio due Mar 16, 2023 Warriors of the Deep audio due May 4, 2023 The Fires of Pompeii audio due Jul 14, 2022 The Zygon Invasion audio due Jul 14, 2022 The Eaters of Light audio due Jul 14, 2022 Big Finish Rose Tyler: The Dimension Cannon due October Big Finish Gallifrey War Room begins July 2022, wraps up Feb 2025 Big Finish Torchwood One: Nightmares due Apr 2022 Big Finish Bayban Ascending audio book available Warriors of the Deep Character Options action dollies set Hallmark itty bittys 4th Doctor and Dalek plush set available Cubicle 7 announces Doctors & Daleks RPG, and a separate RPG using D&D 5e rules Cutaway Comics Gods and Monsters kickstarter Stewart Bevin died Henry Lincoln died

    Radio Free Skaro #840 - The Sweet Hereafter

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 20, 2022 62:50

    Our last podcast of the weekend at Gallifrey One features an interview with journalist, writer, and TV critic Matthew Sweet, responsible for those stellar long form interviews on the Doctor Who Blu-ray sets. And Chip from Two-Minute Time Lord and Erika from Verity! join Steven to wrap up the day and the convention as a whole. It's been a wonderful weekend of healing and togetherness and we hope the podcasts this weekend helped share the atmosphere here with you. Links: Support Radio Free Skaro on Patreon Gallifrey One

    Radio Free Skaro #839 - The Bask of Mandragora

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 20, 2022 60:24

    The second of three podcasts this weekend from Gallifrey One is all recorded outside in the balmy, sunny, COVID-safe surroundings of the LAX Marriott in Los Angeles! First up, guest host Paul Booth talks about both his experiences with the Doctor Who TARDIS Talks this year, as well as a similar 60th anniversary pilgrimage to what Steven is undergoing. Then, Rob Ritchie, ex(?) of the Doctor Who animated range talks about the future of the range and his work on it up until now. Sunglasses on! Links: Support Radio Free Skaro on Patreon Gallifrey One

    Radio Free Skaro #838 - Radio Free Skaro: In Flux

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 18, 2022 75:13

    After a year away, Radio Free Skaro is happy and proud to be back at Gallifrey One in 2022! With two-thirds of the Three Who Rule unable to be here this year, it is up to Steven and trusty sidekick/tech producer Chip Sudderth to kick off the festivities with RADIO FREE SKARO: IN FLUX, the first live show of the weekend with guests Sylvester McCoy, Matt Strevens, Jon Davey, Jonathan Watson, and Stephen Gallagher! Links: Support Radio Free Skaro on Patreon Gallifrey One

    Radio Free Skaro #837 - The Mask of Mandragora

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 13, 2022 87:57

    It's that time of year again, as Galllifrey 2022 arrives next week and with it will come the live show “Radio Free Skaro: In Flux” and with THAT will come the Two-Minute Time Lord himself, Chip Sudderth, who will be in Los Angeles along with Steven and is in fact here now on this very program! As is tradition we highlight the many highlights of the Gally schedule and the added twists of this year's convention as we navigate the Ongoing Weirdness. But that's not all! We also have an interview with Big Finish's Steve Berry who reveals both that fine organization's plans and presence at Gallifrey One but also lets slip some details on this very audiogram! Links: Support Radio Free Skaro on Patreon The Timelash Gallifrey One update, COVID testing on-site Gallifrey One preview Forces TV to show 12 classic Doctor Who stories Big Finish Third Doctor Adventures: The Annihilators released Big Finish First Doctor Adventures: The Outlaws due April Big Finish Companion Chronicles: The Second Doctor Volume 3 due April Features: Chip from Two-minute Time Lord Steve Berry from Big Finish

    Radio Free Skaro #836 - Unlimited Rice Pudding

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 6, 2022 86:23

    It's the conclusion of our “Remembrance of the Daleks” Classic Series Commentary where we blatantly ignore foundation-shattering lore and Gallifreyan artifacts and yander on about something irrelevant, probably. Plus we have Gallifrey One news, the ever-present dip back into history with The Timelash, BFI screenings, and new Big Finish initiatives, and an interview with DWM's Emily Cook where she reveals her righteous disdain for…stats! Ahhh-ahhhhh! STATS! Links: Support Radio Free Skaro on Patreon The Timelash Gallifrey One update Doctor Who Magazine 574 BFI Revelation of the Daleks screening Big Finish Unbound: Doctor of War – Genesis Doctor Who and the Daleks illustrated edition B&M Dalek Assault Mini Bobble Set Commentary: Remembrance of the Daleks episode 4 “How I Made Ace's Jacket” @who_fx looks at Remembrance of the Daleks in 2016 Interview: Emily Cook

    Radio Free Skaro 835: Diamonds Are Forever

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 30, 2022 90:52

    The rumours of The Return of Tennant strengthen and grow, driving at least two of the RFS-ians into states of pearl-clutching cold sweats and another into cautious optimism. Guess which ones! Plus we have news of Jodie Whittaker's regeneration scene, the Gallifrey One schedule is released (including details of the Radio Free Skaro live show), a dip into history with The Timelash, and our Classic Series Commentary for Part Three of “Remembrance of the Daleks”! Links: Support Radio Free Skaro on Patreon The Timelash The Tennant rumour persists and adds Catherine Tate Jamie Magnus Stone talks about Whittaker's regeneration Gallifrey One 2022 programming on Sched Radio Free Skaro: In Flux Gally guest update: Bonnie Langford out, Eric Roberts and Sophia Myles in Doctor Who voted second best BBC show ever made Missing episodes held to ransom in the Middle East? The John Nathan-Turner Production Diary 1979-1990 due May 1 Series 13 scripts added to the BBC Writer's Room New Doctor Who mobile game due in 2022 from ESGG Big Finish The Eighth of March: Protectors of Time due on International Women's Day Spencer Chapman died Commentary: Remembrance of the Daleks episode 3 “How I Made Ace's Jacket” @who_fx looks at Remembrance of the Daleks in 2016

    Radio Free Skaro #834 - Hooray For Everything

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 23, 2022 106:49

    This week the Three Who Rule has a grab bag of news including movement afoot on the upcoming RTD2 era, fan silliness as David Tennant is floated as the new Doctor for the umpteenth time to Warren's monumental umbrage, Season 22 detective work by Chris and an interview between Steven, Joshua Bayer, and Peter Farrell of EVE Online as the massive strategy game crosses into the Whoniverse AND Part Two of our Classic Series Commentary for “Remembrance of the Daleks”! Links: Support Radio Free Skaro on Patreon The Timelash Gallifrey One January 19 Update RTD2 era “in production” Phil Collinson returns to produce Doctor Who Tom Baker Season 6 Blu-Ray due for release in North America Apr 19 Season 22 will be the next Blu-Ray release Season 22 Blu-Ray trailer EVE Online/Doctor Who crossover The Zygon Invasion Target novelization Fires of Pompeii Target novelization Eaters of Light Target novelization Androids of Tara updated Target novelization Stones of Blood updated Target novelization Tales of Time and Space audio collection Big Finish UNIT: Nemesis – Angels of the Vulpreen features Quarks Big Finish Torchwood early 2022 titles announced Commentary: Remembrance of the Daleks episode 2 “How I Made Ace's Jacket” @who_fx looks at Remembrance of the Daleks in 2016

    Radio Free Skaro #833 - Working For The Weekend

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 16, 2022 88:13

    It's been a whiplash week of MRAHH BUSINESS news as BBC America is allegedly pulling out of Doctor Who missing episodes animation, Nadine Dorries threatens to end the license fee and thus doom the BBC, and Jo Martin gets her own Doctor Who comic for Free Comic Book Day! Plus we have Big Finish and book news, a new Weeping Angels board game, and Part One of our Classic Series Commentary for “Remembrance of the Daleks”! Cue the “little girl with a balloon” music! Links: Support Radio Free Skaro on Patreon The Timelash Gallifrey One January 2022 update Gallifrey One 2022 charity is the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank Jodie Whittaker at London Comic Con Mandip Gill at London Comic Con BBC America reportedly pulling funding from Classic Doctor Who animations BBC license fee to end Galaxy 4 due in Canada April 5 Galaxy 4 due in the US April 5 The Essential Terrance Dicks volume 1 paperback The Essential Terrane Dicks volume 2 paperback Jo Martin Doctor appears in the Doctor Who Free Comic Book Day issue Big Finish Out of Time 3: Wink features the Sixth and Tenth Doctors Season 14 Blu-Ray getting UK re-release in standard packaging Doctor Who: Don't Blink board game Commentary: Remembrance of the Daleks episode 1 “How I Made Ace's Jacket”

    Radio Free Skaro #832 - Super Super Fun

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 9, 2022 145:15

    It's a bumper crop of content this week as we dive into the works of Doctor Who writer Paul Cornell in the Miniscope including “Scream of the Shalka”, “Father's Day”, and “Human Nature/The Family of Blood”! Plus we have our Doctor Who Magazine check-in with Emily Cook, a bunch of Big Finish news and Warren and Steven SQUARING OFF about nostalgia, streaming, and their own personal States of Decay, with Chris as the voice of reason! It's all come Full Circle. Links: Support Radio Free Skaro on Patreon The Timelash Eve of the Daleks BBC One overnight viewing figures Eve of the Daleks BBC AI Eve of the Daleks BBC America overnights Big Finish Fifth Doctor Adventures: Forty released Big Finish UNIT: Brave New World Volume 1 brings back Bambera Big Finish “interludes” to accompany Doctor ranges in 2022 Doctor Who Magazine 573 Doctor Who Magazine Chronicles 2007 due February DWAS Celestial Toyroom Annual 2022 Doctor Who/EVE Online crossover Miniscope: Paul Cornell Scream of the Shalka Father's Day Human Nature The Family of Blood Interview: Emily Cook

    Radio Free Skaro #831 - The Lines at Midnight

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 2, 2022 104:08

    It's 2022, and that means a new Doctor Who New Year's Day special and some Dalek shenanigans as tradition dictates, this time in the form of “Eve of the Daleks!” Join the Three Who Rule as they ruminate upon a Mametesque character piece starring Yaz, Dan, the Doctor, and two time looped guest stars and the aforementioned Daleks in a self storage romp! Plus the return of a much pined-for monster this Easter and the usual news, tat and dips into the past via The Timelash…and the on-screen manifestation of Thasmin! Links: Support Radio Free Skaro on Patreon The Timelash Eve of the Daleks review Legend of the Sea Devils, this spring 14th Doctor casting underway, some Series 14 episodes written Matt Strevens is done on Doctor Who Flux storyline to continue through the Whittaker specials Eve of the Daleks press pack Gallifrey One guest announcement: Bonnie Langford, Anjli Mohindra New/better negative of The Daleks ep 7 found Revamped Season 17 Blu-Ray trailer Abominable Snowmen Blu-Ray listed on Amazon.ca, no release date Big Finish Third Doctor Adventures: The Annihilators due February Big Finish Ninth Doctor Adventures: Old Friends due February Doctor Who Magazine 573 due January 6 Doctor Who Magazine 2022 Yearbook available Doctor Who Annual 2023 due September 1 Throwback enamel pin TARDIS set 2 Throwback enamel pin TARDIS set 3 Toby Hadoke's In Memoriam 2021 video

    Radio Free Skaro #830 - The Clanging Chimes of Doom

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 25, 2021 69:28

    A happy Christmas to all of you at home! It's Christmas 2021, and thanks to the circumstances of the world, it may well be going off the rails for you! So let's sit back, set the year-o-meter to 2005, and watch along with us as we provide for you a commentary for the first Doctor Who Christmas special – the original, you might say – Russell T Davies' first foray into a Doctor Who Yuletide tradition, “The Christmas Invasion”! Links: Support Radio Free Skaro on Patreon The Christmas Invasion

    Radio Free Skaro – 2021 Advent Calendar, Day 24

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 24, 2021 5:45

    This holiday season, Radio Free Skaro is presenting a Fluid Links Advent Calendar! Every day from December 1 until December 24, we'll discuss one topic from our list provided by you, the listeners. Today: Day 24.

    Radio Free Skaro – 2021 Advent Calendar, Day 23

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2021 5:53

    This holiday season, Radio Free Skaro is presenting a Fluid Links Advent Calendar! Every day from December 1 until December 24, we'll discuss one topic from our list provided by you, the listeners. Today: Day 23.

    Radio Free Skaro – 2021 Advent Calendar, Day 22

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2021 5:45

    This holiday season, Radio Free Skaro is presenting a Fluid Links Advent Calendar! Every day from December 1 until December 24, we'll discuss one topic from our list provided by you, the listeners. Today: Day 22.

    Radio Free Skaro – 2021 Advent Calendar, Day 21

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2021 5:21

    This holiday season, Radio Free Skaro is presenting a Fluid Links Advent Calendar! Every day from December 1 until December 24, we'll discuss one topic from our list provided by you, the listeners. Today: Day 21.

    Radio Free Skaro – 2021 Advent Calendar, Day 20

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2021 10:34

    This holiday season, Radio Free Skaro is presenting a Fluid Links Advent Calendar! Every day from December 1 until December 24, we'll discuss one topic from our list provided by you, the listeners. Today: Day 20.

    Radio Free Skaro #829 - Out of the Wilderness

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 19, 2021 89:19

    As we hurtle towards Christmas, New Year's Day and a new Doctor Who adventure, the Three Who Rule are killing time (it had it coming) with discussions of the just announced Hugo Awards, Stats, Big Finish releases, vinyl, comics, various other bits of tat and most importantly an interview with Paul Hayes, the author of “The Long Game,” a comprehensive look at all the inner machinations leading to the return of Doctor Who on our screens in 2005! Listen and be illuminated! Links: Support Radio Free Skaro on Patreon The Timelash 2021 Hugo Awards announced 2022 Specials Writers and Directors The Vanquishers final BBC One viewing figures 4.61M Season 17 Blu-Ray listed on Amazon.ca then pulled Season 17 Blu-Ray listed on Amazon.com Character Options “Robot” set due 2022 Big Finish Short Trips winner Big Finish Mind of the Hodiac guest cast announced The Hornet's Nest coming to vinyl DWM Yearbook 2022 due Dec 30 The Dr Who Unofficial Annual 1988 due March 2022 Dan Slott writing a new series for Titan Comics Timeslides: The Doctor Who Art of Colin Howard available for preorder The Invisible Artist by Jeff Cummins available for preorder Interview: Paul Hayes The Long Game

    Radio Free Skaro – 2021 Advent Calendar, Day 19

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 19, 2021 6:13

    This holiday season, Radio Free Skaro is presenting a Fluid Links Advent Calendar! Every day from December 1 until December 24, we'll discuss one topic from our list provided by you, the listeners. Today: Day 19.

    Radio Free Skaro – 2021 Advent Calendar, Day 18

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 18, 2021 6:50

    This holiday season, Radio Free Skaro is presenting a Fluid Links Advent Calendar! Every day from December 1 until December 24, we'll discuss one topic from our list provided by you, the listeners. Today: Day 18.

    Radio Free Skaro – 2021 Advent Calendar, Day 17

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 17, 2021 6:01

    This holiday season, Radio Free Skaro is presenting a Fluid Links Advent Calendar! Every day from December 1 until December 24, we'll discuss one topic from our list provided by you, the listeners. Today: Day 17.

    Radio Free Skaro – 2021 Advent Calendar, Day 16

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2021 6:45

    This holiday season, Radio Free Skaro is presenting a Fluid Links Advent Calendar! Every day from December 1 until December 24, we'll discuss one topic from our list provided by you, the listeners. Today: Day 16.

    Radio Free Skaro – 2021 Advent Calendar, Day 15

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2021 8:24

    This holiday season, Radio Free Skaro is presenting a Fluid Links Advent Calendar! Every day from December 1 until December 24, we'll discuss one topic from our list provided by you, the listeners. Today: Day 15.

    Radio Free Skaro – 2021 Advent Calendar, Day 14

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2021 4:08

    This holiday season, Radio Free Skaro is presenting a Fluid Links Advent Calendar! Every day from December 1 until December 24, we'll discuss one topic from our list provided by you, the listeners. Today: Day 14.

    Radio Free Skaro – 2021 Advent Calendar, Day 13

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 13, 2021 7:42

    This holiday season, Radio Free Skaro is presenting a Fluid Links Advent Calendar! Every day from December 1 until December 24, we'll discuss one topic from our list provided by you, the listeners. Today: Day 13.

    Radio Free Skaro #828 - All Out Of Flux

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 12, 2021 76:30

    The Time of the Flux is over but mere weeks remain before the New Year's Day special “Eve of the Daleks” so the Three Who Rule do a deep dive into stats, The Timelash, another visit from Emily Cook from Doctor Who Magazine, a big Gallifrey One guest announcement Big Finish, news of extending their Who license to 2030, and more! Listen, and fill that Who sized hole in your heart until the New Year! Links: Support Radio Free Skaro on Patreon The Timelash Gallifrey One guest announcement Gallifrey One attendee guide released Eve of the Daleks airs at 7pm, New Year's Day on BBC One Moffat mentions being told by RTD about his return The Vanquishers BBC One overnights 3.58M The Vanquishers AI 76 The Vanquishers BBC America overnights 411K, highest for the series Survivors of the Flux final BBC One viewing figures 4.72M, 25th for the week Doctor Who Magazine 572 released Big Finish extends Doctor Who license to 2030 Big Finish Third Doctor Adventures: The Annihilators due February Big Finish The War Doctor Begins: Battlegrounds due May Chris Achilleos died KKLAK: The Doctor Who Art of Chris Achilleos being reprinted Toby Hadoke's Absent Friends programme begins January 1 Interview: Emily Cook

    Radio Free Skaro – 2021 Advent Calendar, Day 12

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 12, 2021 6:52

    This holiday season, Radio Free Skaro is presenting a Fluid Links Advent Calendar! Every day from December 1 until December 24, we'll discuss one topic from our list provided by you, the listeners. Today: Day 12.

    Radio Free Skaro – 2021 Advent Calendar, Day 11

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 11, 2021 9:31

    This holiday season, Radio Free Skaro is presenting a Fluid Links Advent Calendar! Every day from December 1 until December 24, we'll discuss one topic from our list provided by you, the listeners. Today: Day 11.

    Radio Free Skaro – 2021 Advent Calendar, Day 10

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 10, 2021 4:57

    This holiday season, Radio Free Skaro is presenting a Fluid Links Advent Calendar! Every day from December 1 until December 24, we'll discuss one topic from our list provided by you, the listeners. Today: Day 10.

    Radio Free Skaro – 2021 Advent Calendar, Day 9

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2021 7:33

    This holiday season, Radio Free Skaro is presenting a Fluid Links Advent Calendar! Every day from December 1 until December 24, we'll discuss one topic from our list provided by you, the listeners. Today: Day 9.

    Radio Free Skaro – 2021 Advent Calendar, Day 8

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2021 5:17

    This holiday season, Radio Free Skaro is presenting a Fluid Links Advent Calendar! Every day from December 1 until December 24, we'll discuss one topic from our list provided by you, the listeners. Today: Day 8.

    Radio Free Skaro – 2021 Advent Calendar, Day 7

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2021 6:54

    This holiday season, Radio Free Skaro is presenting a Fluid Links Advent Calendar! Every day from December 1 until December 24, we'll discuss one topic from our list provided by you, the listeners. Today: Day 7.

    Radio Free Skaro – 2021 Advent Calendar, Day 6

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 6, 2021 3:27

    This holiday season, Radio Free Skaro is presenting a Fluid Links Advent Calendar! Every day from December 1 until December 24, we'll discuss one topic from our list provided by you, the listeners. Today: Day 6.

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