The Doctor Who Podcast – Once and Future Review #5 – The Martian Invasion of Planetoid 50

The Diamond Whobilee continues!

Chapter 5 of Big Finish Productions monthly series of Doctor Who stories celebrating Doctor Who's sixtieth anniversary The Martian Invasion of Planetoid 50 was released earlier this week.

The campervan is buzzing with excitement as we review each release as and when they materialise between now and November.

So why not listen along with us?! Our reviews will be as full as possible, so DO NOT LISTEN BEFORE YOU HAVE HEARD THE STORY!!!! You have been warned!

Part Five, written by Jonathan Barnes is available to own right now by visiting Big Finish's website. As soon as your ears have digested the story, download our review and join in the celebration with Brent, Michele, Drew and Ian.

Drop an email to us as feedback@thedoctorwhopodcast.com (with "Once and Future" in the subject field) and we'll read your message and discuss your theories on next month's review show!

Enjoy the show - and Happy Anniversary!

The Doctor Who Podcast Episode #358 – LI Who Review!

It's convention time! Join James, Drew and Brent as the DWP campervan materialises in Long Island, New York!

Well, perhaps not quite - Brent and Drew attended LI Who last month and this podcast comprises 45 min of making James jealous and wishing he had attended! Join the team as they remissness about this years' event that played host to Paul McGann, Katy Manning, Frazer Hines, Sacha Dhawan, Michael Troughton - and many others.

Along with a quick run though the latest news, don't miss this latest edition of the DWP!

Enjoy the Show

The Doctor Who Podcast – Once and Future Review #4 – Two’s Company

The Diamond Whobilee continues!

Chapter 4 of Big Finish Productions monthly series of Doctor Who stories celebrating Doctor Who's sixtieth anniversary Two's Company was released earlier this week.

The campervan is buzzing with excitement as we review each release as and when they materialise between now and November.

So why not listen along with us?! Our reviews will be as full as possible, so DO NOT LISTEN BEFORE YOU HAVE HEARD THE STORY!!!! You have been warned!

Part Four, written by Lisa McMullin is available to own right now by visiting Big Finish's website. As soon as your ears have digested the story, download our review and join in the celebration with James, Ian, Phil and Michele.

Drop an email to us as feedback@thedoctorwhopodcast.com (with "Once and Future" in the subject field) and we'll read your message and discuss your theories on next month's review show!

Enjoy the show - and Happy Anniversary!

The Doctor Who Podcast Episode #357 – Doctors Six and Twelve Will See You Now!

Join James and Phil as they get together (after what feels like a suspiciously long time - we suspect a time eddy of some kind) to discuss the news that Season 20 will be the next to receive the blu ray treatment!

Michele and Drew pop up on no fewer than three occasions to review the Sixth Doctor, Mel and (new companion) Hebe box set from Big Finish, Water Worlds.

And not to be outdone, Brent and Ian dial back the clock to the Peter Capaldi's story, Smile!

All that - and more irreverent Who banter besides - don't miss it!

The Doctor Who Podcast – Once and Future Review #3 – A Genius for War

Doctor Who's Diamond Whobilee continues!

Chapter 3 of Big Finish Productions new monthly series of Doctor Who stories celebrating Doctor Who's sixtieth anniversary A Genius for War was released earlier this week.

The campervan is buzzing with excitement as we review each release as and when they materialise between now and November.

So why not listen along with us?! Our reviews will be as full as possible, so DO NOT LISTEN BEFORE YOU HAVE HEARD THE STORY!!!! You have been warned!

Part Three, written by Jonathan Morris is available to own right now by visiting Big Finish's website. As soon as your ears have digested the story, download our review and join in the celebration with Brent, James, Ian and Drew.

Drop an email to us as feedback@thedoctorwhopodcast.com (with "Once and Future" in the subject field) and we'll read your message and discuss your theories on next month's review show!

Enjoy the show - and Happy Anniversary!

The Doctor Who Podcast Episode #356 – To Infinity – and Beyond!

Join Drew, James, Brent, Michele and Ian as they take the DWP campervan for it's latest spin around the Whooniverse!

Arc of Infinity is the subject of Debut Who - a story from 1983 that Ian has somehow managed to avoid seeing, despite being on this earth for fifty years and a Doctor Who fan for thirty! Imagine seeing an Ergon for the first time in 2023?!

The first volume of Big Finish's The Diary of River Song comes under scrutiny from Michele and Brent.

As well as random campfire discussions about theme music arrangements, the new approach to marketing the show has taken, a pitch to Big Finish for an audio story featuring the Ergon and the Garm, Mark Hamill's Joker, spreadsheets and ex-possums - join the team for a feature length edition of the DWP!

Enjoy the show.

The Doctor Who Podcast – Once and Future Review #2 – The Artist at the End of Time

Doctor Who's Diamond Whobilee continues!

Chapter 2 of Big Finish Productions new monthly series of Doctor Who stories celebrating Doctor Who's sixtieth anniversary The Artist at the End of Time was released earlier this week.

The campervan is buzzing with excitement as we review each release as and when they materialise between now and November.

So why not listen along with us?! Our reviews will be as full as possible, so DO NOT LISTEN BEFORE YOU HAVE HEARD THE STORY!!!! You have been warned!

Part Two, written by James Goss is available to own right now by visiting Big Finish's website. As soon as your ears have digested the story, download our review and join in the celebration with Brent, Michele, James and Phil.

Drop an email to us as feedback@thedoctorwhopodcast.com (with "Once and Future" in the subject field) and we'll read your message and discuss your theories on next month's review show!

Enjoy the show - and Happy Anniversary!

The Doctor Who Podcast Episode #355 – Spice Up Your Life! Mel B returns!

Well, that was a surprise! This week saw the announcement that Bonnie Langford will reprise the role of Melanie Bush in the series of Doctor Who alongside Ncuti Gatwa's 15th Doctor Who! Sadly the news broke too late for us to cover in any great detail, but Phil and James do discuss briefly at the top of the episode.

Michele then joins James to talk about the latest trailer, the titles of the upcoming specials and the latest casting news.

And feedback! We have a brand new Facebook Group (20 years late, we know) so we talk about some of the messages our wonderful listeners have been posting.

Then - it's soapbox time! James and Michele talk about the Ninth Doctor range from Big Finish Productions. It's been a while since we had a chinwag about the output from Big Finish without reviewing a specific release. So how has Christopher Eccleston's return to Doctor Who landed with fans now we have nine box sets?!

Join us later this month for part two of our series, Once and Future Review! Chapter Two is being released on 14 June - our review will be online as soon as possible after that!

Get in touch with the Campervan in the usual ways - feedback@thedoctorwhopodcast.com, on Twitter or via Facebook.

Enjoy the show.

The Doctor Who Podcast – Once and Future Review #1 – Past Lives

Doctor Who's Diamond Whobilee starts here! The wonderful creative powerhouse that is Big Finish Productions have released the first of a new monthly series of Doctor Who stories celebrating Doctor Who's sixtieth anniversary. The range is called Once and Future, comprises eight parts. Part seven will be released to coincide with the anniversary itself and the final Coda - in November 2024!

Here in the campervan we are incredibly excited to announce we will be reviewing each monthly releases as and when they make it out into wild between now and November.

So why not listen along with us?! Each of our reviews will be as full as possible, so DO NOT LISTEN BEFORE YOU HAVE HEARD THE STORY!!!! You have been warned!

Part One, written by Robert Valentine is called Past Lives - and is available to own right now by visiting Big Finish's website. As soon as your ears have digested the story, download our review and join in the celebration with Brent, Michele and Drew! Drop an email to us as feedback@thedoctorwhopodcast.com (with "Once and Future" in the subject field) and we'll read your message and discuss your theories on next month's review show!

All this as well as regular DWPs too!

Happy Anniversary!

The Doctor Who Podcast Episode #354 – Doctor Who Royalty!

What's this?! TWO episodes of DWP goodness in as many weeks?! What's that saying about busses?! Well, never mind about busses, jump on board the DWP Campervan as we celebrate royalty in our own way!

Off the back of our comprehensive (!) Third Doctor Special, Phil, Michele and James travel forward in time to catch up with all things Fourteenth and Fifteenth Doctor-related. Also covered - non-linear cryptic teaser-trailers, Ncuti's costumes, casting news, photoshoots and possible musical episodes of Doctor Who!

If that wasn't enough, tune in for an announcement about our coverage of Big Finish's 60th Anniversary seven part extravaganza, Once and Future. Yes, you can listen along with us, hear our reviews and let us know what you think over the next seven months or so. Exciting stuff as we get started on the 60th anniversary celebrations already!

Enjoy the show!

The Doctor Who Podcast Episode #353 – Jon Pertwee IS The Doctor!

Jumping Jehoshaphat! Ka-Klakk, we're back! Join the entire DWP team as we remissness about all things Third Doctor. With so many of us in the Campervan loving the Third Doctor, a show dedicated to the era is much overdue.

So join Drew and Michele as they review The Return of Jo Jones, the latest Third Doctor set from Big Finish - Phil and Ian as they head to the DWP's favourite pub to record their memories of the era and of course, Brent and James as they talk about Jon Pertwee himself, his Doctor Who stories on television, Big Finish tales, Season 9 on blu-ray, the Brigadier, Sarah Jane Smith, Liz Shaw and Jo Grant - and all manner of other stuff in the unstructured DWP style that you have come to love!

So jump on board the Campervan for an hour of Third Doctor goodness!

Enjoy the show.

The Doctor Who Podcast Episode #352 – Russell and the Rumours

It's lazy days as we mark time while we wait for Doctor Who to return to our screens. Thankfully there seems to be a steady stream of hints about what's to come. Join Michele, Ian, and Brent as they talk about the speculation reported in the Mirror and elsewhere about potential spin-off series and writers.

Then we turn from the unknown to the known as we discuss the upcoming Ninth Doctor adventures from Big Finish and a new Third Doctor season on Blu-ray. Finally, we look back at a couple of stand-out stories from Big Finish's erstwhile Monthly Range. Michele and Ian go 'round and 'round with the 2007 release Circular Time and guest reviewer Adam shares his thoughts on 2012's Protect and Survive, from his very own fallout shelter.

Don't forget to check out James on Episode 69 of the Who & Company podcast - a must listen for the millions of fans of Dad's Army and Doctor Who!

Don't forget, you can get in touch with the Campervan by emailing us at feedback@thedoctorwhopodcast.com, Tweet @thedrwhopodcast or find us on Facebook.

Enjoy the show.

The Doctor Who Podcast Episode #351 – 2023 Predictions

It's here! And it's not even March yet! Join us for our annual predictions episode as Drew, James, Michele and Phil gaze into the Campervan's oh-so-reliable crystal ball and make carefully calculated predictions about what will come to pass in the Whoniverse in 2023. But that's not before the team dial the clock back twelve months and review the predictions Ian, Brent, Drew and James made in Episode 338 in 2022! Just how many (few) did they get right? Tune in to find out!

Don't forget to let us know what YOU think will happen in 2023 - will the TARDIS turn into a turnip? Will the Doctor finally travel the universe with a cabbage as a companion?! And just what is it about vegetables in this post?! I must be hungry. What are you having for dinner? Email feedback@thedoctorwhopodcast.com, Tweet @thedrwhopodcast or find us on Facebook to let us know!

Enjoy the show!

The Doctor Who Podcast Special #26 – The Abominable Snowmen with Who and Company

Happy New Year! Is it too late to say that? Never mind, we're saying it anyway!

It's that time of year once again when time streams coalesce, podcast contrails converge and basically, we mix it right up! Yes, Michele and James join forces with Brent and Drew on the first in a new series of Who & Company shows. "Isn't that basically the same as a regular DWP ", we hear you ask?! Well, take a listen and find out as we discuss Yeti up mountains in Tibet!

The DWP will be back shortly with our annual predictions episode - don't miss that one, it's always a bit of a riot!

The Doctor Who Podcast Episode #350 – Merry Christmas!

You didn't think we were going let Christmas come and go without hearing from us, did you?! Join Michele, James, Brent and Drew as they bring you the Christmas Special the BBC decided we could do without!

Have a lovely Christmas and join us in the campervan in the New Year for our regular programme of geeky Whoness, silliness and of course, highly professional and insightful analysis (ahem!) of the show we all love so much!

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Merry Christmas! But Please Stand By….

Merry Christmas Everyone! Yes it's been a while since Power of the Doctor aired! We'd intended to take a break after Jodie's era came to an end, but not two and half months! We have recorded Episode 350 - a Christmas Special to fill the void!

However, sadly we have no way of publishing it due to a significant technical issue we have been desperately trying to fix over that last couple of days. It looks like we are going to have to admit defeat for now - but do keep an eye on your feed, as soon as we are back up and running the special will be online and ready for your ears.

Sorry to be the bearer of such bad news, but have a wonderful Christmas and we'll be back as soon as we've found the cybermat clogging up the workings of the Campervan!

The Doctor Who Podcast Special #25 – The Time Meddler, LIVE from the BFI

Join Phil, James and Adam (from the wonderful Staggering Stories podcast) from the South Bank of the Thames for a special live episode of the DWP! The trio were lucky enough to attend today's screening of The Time Meddler at the British Film Institute to mark the upcoming release of Season 2 (the ORIGINAL season two you might say!) on Blu ray!

Enjoy the show!

The Doctor Who Podcast Episode #349A – More Power!

It's the turn of the US Team to take the campervan wheel and drive for this episode of The Doctor Who Podcast! Join Michele, Brent and Drew as they give their reaction to The Power of the Doctor!

Ian also drops in to give his thoughts too.

Don't forget to let us know what you think too! Send you audio feedback to us at feedback@thedoctorwhopodcast.com (the best will feature on an upcoming episode) - drop a note to us on Twitter or find us on Facebook!

Enjoy the show!

The Doctor Who Podcast Episode #349 – Review of Power of the Doctor

WOW! That's it! The Power of the Doctor has finally transmitted in the UK! Tune in to find out what James and Phil thought of it.

Michele, Drew and Brent will be back later in the week with Episode 349A for the US take on the episode.

Let us know what you thought of the episode! Record a couple of minutes of audio feedback send it into us at feedback@thedoctorwhopodcast.com - the best will feature on an upcoming DWP - drop a note to us on Twitter or find us on Facebook!

Enjoy the show!

The Doctor Who Podcast Episode #348 – The End is Nigh!

Jodie Whittaker's final story is almost upon us - The Power of the Doctor airs in just one week's time! Join James and Michele as the preview the thirteenth's Doctor's last stand. This episode is spoiler free - mainly because we simply don't know anything! It does however contain lots of speculation which MAY be right! Time will tell, it always does.

We'll be back as soon as possible after The Power of the Doctor airs with our hot take on the story - this might be close to midnight (BST) on the 23rd, so keep an eye on your feeds!

Enjoy the show.