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A New Sonic Newsdriver and Doctor Who: Podshock Live Review Shows Coming

There is a new episode of the Sonic Newsdriver out (see below). It was great getting back to doing an episode again. The show may be a bit regenerated now and going forwards. We will see where things go.

People have been inquiring about the Doctor Who: Podshock live shows reviewing the new episodes of Doctor Who coming starting this Saturday. The live shows will be back! They are normally on the Sunday after the new episode is transmitted. Due to the late announcement and confirmation of the start date of the new 2012 series, there is a scheduling conflict for this Sunday (2 September). Therefore, the live shows will most likely resume on the following Sunday in which we will review the first two episodes of the new 2012 series of Doctor Who. The review shows will once again be recorded live using Talkshoe. We will post an announcement with details soon about it as we usually do here on this site and on Twitter.

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Doctor Who: 'Asylum of the Daleks' Teaser Promo Trailer from the BBC

The BBC released a teaser promo video for the upcoming first episode of the new 2012 series of Doctor Who titled 'Asylum of the Daleks' (coming to BBC One on 1 September 2012).

Doctor Who: Podshock 276 - Classic Mary Tamm Interview, The Mythological Dimensions of Neil Gaiman Editors Interviewed

Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 276
Running Time: 2:02:42

A classic interview with Mary Tamm (Romana 1), 'The Mythological Dimensions of Neil Gaiman' Editors Anthony S. Burdge and Jessica Burke, plus other Doctor Who related news, feedback (Blue Box Bill, John M, Ruth Kubierschky, Stephen), and more. Hosted by Louis Trapani, Dave Cooper, Ian Bisset, and Taras Hnatyshyn, with Chuck Rabb.

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The Women of Doctor Who airing Tomorrow Night

On July 29th Gallifreyan Embassy Contributor Troy Baker posted a list of the Doctor Who specials airing this month  This Saturday, August 11th, 2012 9/8c the second of these specials air on BBC America -- The Women of Doctor Who

Here is the description from the BBC America site: 

Behind every great time lord there’s a great woman. Whether they’re busting Daleks or the Doctor’s ego, the women of ‘Doctor Who’ prove that you don’t need testosterone to save the universe.

Ok very cool and we know that in the post 2005 series we have Valkyrie type female companions in Rose, Martha, Donna & Amy.  

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Romana 1 Final Audio Stories

Greetings!

First just a quick note before my news I wish to thank Louis Trapani for allowing my wife (Jessica Burke) and I (Anthony Burdge) to blog here for him and the Gallifreyan Embassy.  If you are not familiar with us we are the Editors/Contributors of  The Mythological Dimensions of Doctor Who and The Mythological Dimensions of Neil Gaiman both published by Kitsune Books. We have been contributors to Doctor Who Podshock and guests as well. You will be able to hear about our latest book The Mythological Dimensions of Neil Gaiman in an upcoming episode of Podshock.

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The Science of Doctor Who on iTunes

The Science of Doctor Who

If you are like me and do not receive BBC America, you may be pleased to know that their latest Doctor Who related special, The Science of Doctor Who (science in Doctor Who? Who knew?) is available via iTunes for purchase ($2.99). 

I haven't seen it yet myself, so I can't comment on the special, though I have heard that not surprisingly it only focuses on post-2005 Doctor Who unfortunately. If you want to find it on iTunes, there's an affiliate link below to it.

The Science of Doctor Who - Doctor Who, Best of Specials, Season 2

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Richard E. Grant Joins the Cast of the Doctor Who 2012 Christmas Special

Withnail and I

Richard E. Grant has been cast in the upcoming 2012 Doctor Who Christmas special. The news came from a tweet from Doctor Who Magazine today. It's interesting to see an official-unofficial past Doctor actor return to the series. You may recall that Richard E. Grant was the original 9th Doctor in the Scream of the Shalka, a story written by Paul Cornell. This animated adventure was produced prior to the television series being relaunched in 2005. We reviewed Scream of the Shalka not too long ago in Doctor Who: Podshock 267. In it, we discussed Richard E. Grant's portrayal of the Doctor and how Scream was the forerunner of Rose

Doctor Who 2012 Series Promo Trailer [VIDEO]

Both BBC and BBC America have made the new promo trailer for the upcoming Doctor Who series available (2012). On the BBC website, it is not restricted to the UK only either. Enjoy!

Doctor Who: Podshock 275 - Mary Tamm Dies, News, Feedback on Caroline John, and more

Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 275
Running Time: 1:34:42

Mary Tamm (Romana 1) dies, Tom Baker rumours, plus other Doctor Who related news, feedback on the passing of Caroline John (Justin from Ohio), and more. Hosted by Louis Trapani, Dave Cooper, and Ian Bisset.

Doctor Who: Podshock 274 Extra Edition - The Entire Jon Preddle Interview

Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 274 EXTRA Edition
Running Time: 1:47:30

In this Extra Edition of Doctor Who: Podshock we feature the entire interview with Jon Preddle (author of Timelink, BroaDWcast) in which we featured a portion of in Doctor Who: Podshock 271.

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Hosted by Louis Trapani, Dave Cooper, and Ian Bisset.

You can preview this Extra Edition by listening to Doctor Who: Podshock 271 in which featured a portion of this interview included in this episode.

Doctor Who: Podshock 273 - Caroline John Dies, Fav DW "Monsters," News, Feedback, and more

Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 273
Running Time: 1:51:46

Caroline John (Liz Shaw) dies, Fan's favourite Doctor Who "Monsters," plus Doctor Who related news, feedback (D Scott 750, Justin from Ohio, Greg from Florida, BlueBox Bill), and more. Hosted by Louis Trapani, Dave Cooper, and Ian Bisset.

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Twenty Seven Today

This is what has become an annual posting here on the 18th of June each year… The Gallifreyan Embassy anniversary. Today marks 27 years since the organization was formed. What can I say that I haven't already said in my previous anniversary postings? Yeah, I can't believe so much time has passed… I believe I had said it before. Perhaps these photos that I took last week on the Long Island Raid Road say it all. We have come a long way since 1985. I never thought then that I would see train posters referencing Doctor Who in them as these do for BBC America.

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Doctor Who: Podshock 271 - Interview with Jon Preddle, News, Feedback, and more

Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 271
Running Time: 2:17:11

A special double-length episode: Jon Preddle (author of Timelink, BroaDWcast) interviewed, plus Doctor Who related news, feedback (Justin from Ohio, Whoviac, Michael House), and more. Hosted by Louis Trapani, Dave Cooper, and Ian Bisset.

Matt Smith and Benedict Cumberbatch Present a Special BAFTA to Steven Moffat

Matt Smtih (the 11th Doctor on Doctor Who) and Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock Holmes on Sherlock) presents Steven Moffat (executive producer of both aforementioned series) with his special 2012 BAFTA award.

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New Who!!! (Doctor Who: Good as Gold)

So that you all don't bored the two part mini adventure written once again by UK school children, is finally here for your Perousal! ENJOY....PS Happy Towel Day.

 

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