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January 2010


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Circular Time: SPOILERS!!!

Well, actually no spoilers from me, but there may be if anybody replies to this.

What I really wanted to say was that despite the hype, I'd never really got into Circular Time before. I'd tried a few times and always got stuck on epsiode one about the planet of the bird people. Anyway, I finally broke through the barrier and although I still think part one is average at best, part two grows steadily stronger, part three was excellent and part four sublime.

I liked the way that the focus of part three is not about universe-shattering events but rather a gentle look at some time out for the Doctor and Nyssa and how the consequences of actions can sometimes take a long time to catch up with us.

Part four - this must be the first Big Finish play that has actually really moved me.

So if like me this play has defeated you before, go back and I'd recommend that you give it another go.

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"Survivors" coming to BBC America.

BBC America has announced that the TV series "Survivors" will begin airing on February 13th (at 8:00 PM (EST)).

For a vidoe clip on the BBC America website click here:

http://www.bbcamerica.com/video/index.jsp?bclid=27610373001&bctid=61905761001

 

At the moment there is no web page for the show itself but it included in the "coming soon" page. Here is a link to the "coming soon' page:

http://www.bbcamerica.com/comingsoon.jsp

 

"Survivors" is the re-imagining of the 1975 series (of the same name) that was created by Terry Nation.

While we in the US will be getting the first season of the show the UK viewers are curreb\ntly getting the second season (with the third episode on Tuesday).

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"Doctor Who" coming to your game system.

The Mirror reports in their web site today (Jan. 29) the there is the possibility of video games coming out based on several of the BBC's TV shows. The shows include the childrens' show "In The Night Garden", "Top Gear", and "Doctor Who" 

The Games are planned to be released for the Nintendo Wii and DS systems and the possibility of doing games for iTunes and facebook apps.

For the whole story :

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/technology/2010/01/25/bbc-planning-doctor-who-in-the-night-garden-and-top-gear-games-115875-21996802/

 We've heard these stories before so I'll just wait and see.

 

Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 181

"You don't understand regeneration, Mel. It's a lottery, and I've drawn the short plank."

Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 181
Running Time: 1:55:28

Time and The Rani review, US version of Torchwood, 7th Doctor Vest, news, feedback, Gallifrey 2010 report, Germany Report with Graeme Sheridan and more.

Hosted by Louis Trapani, James Naughton, Ken Deep, and Tara Wheeler.

Doctor Who: Podshock 181 Cover

Doctor Who: Podshock 181 Cover

Cover art for Doctor Who: Podshock 181 in which we review the 7th Doctor's first story, Time and The Rani

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DVDs Revisited

I've read that a DVD Revisited boxset will be released sometime this year. Although I did wonder about the point of redoing the McCoy Dalek story, I am up for a few others be re-released. The only two confirmed so far as the 8th Doctor movie and the Talons of Weng Chiang. Hoping they get around to Robots of Death and Spearhead from Space as well.

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"Doctor Who" writer pens sci-fi game show.

Today (Jan 28) Digital spy reports that writer for "Doctor Who", Phil Ford has written a new game show with a sci-fi theme.

The 13 episode game is called "Mission: 2110". For more details here is a link to the story on digital spy:

http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/cult/s7/doctorwho/news/a199941/who-writer-pens-sci-fi-game-show.html

 

Phil Ford is best known for his work on "Sarah Jane Adventures" but has also written for "Torchwood" and "Doctor Who". Here is a partial list of his work:

Come and Meet and Greet Doctor Who: Podshock at Gallifrey 21

Doctor Who: Podshock Meet and Greet at GallifreyIf you are going to Gallifrey 21 next month, be sure to come by and say hi to us at the 'Official Unofficial Official Doctor Who: Podshock Meet and Greet at Gallifrey 21'

On Thursday, the 25th of February ("Gallifrey Eve") 2010 at 10pm (PST) we will be holding a 'meet and greet' in the lobby of the Los Angeles Airport Marriott Hotel (same hotel as Gallifrey 21). 

It is an opportunity to come by and say hi to those involved with Doctor Who: Podshock, the hosts Ken Deep, James Naughton (all the way from the UK), and Louis Trapani, various Correspondents (Billy Davis, Tara Wheeler, Mike Doran, Amy Krell, Joshua Lou Friedman, etc.), regular contributors (Eric Escamilla, Barnaby Edwards, etc.) to the show and of course other listeners.

where can i find....?

i'm looking for the 1965 episode called "the chase". i've looked for it on netflix, blockbuster, and itunes.... have yet to see it. if anyone knows where i can rent it from.... PLEASE let me know!

THANKS ALL!

 

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