Season 2 Episode 8: We talk to Ace herself, Sophie Aldred!The Doctor Is In add
The iconic, anarchistic and utterly fierce companion to the seventh Doctor, Ace, is in the house! I talked with the wonderful Sophie Aldred about all things Ace - how she got the role, how much of Ace is actually her, and where the character was going to end up before the show's cancellation. And yes, there is extensive jacket talk!
In fact, this episode is very Ace heavy! It's a jam-packed look at one of Doctor Who's most enduring companions, and we hope you enjoy it.
Season 2 Episode 7: We sit down with Doctor Who composer, Segun Akinola!The Doctor Is In add
If you've ever wanted to hear how someone makes the music for Doctor Who happen, this episode is right up your alley. I sat down with brand new Doctor Who composer, Segun Akinola, who took over from Murray Gold for the new series! We dig into his influences, his favourite musical moments on the show, and heaps more.
We also take a look at everyone's favourite robot dog (I hope), K-9!
Season 2 Episode 6: We talk with Vinay Patel, writer of Demons of the Punjab!The Doctor Is In add
This week on Doctor Who, we were hit with a heartbreaking look at partition, a horrifying and pivotal moment in history. Writer of the episode, Vinay Patel, sat down with me to chat about the pressures one feels doing not just their first episode of Who ever, but an episode that has such a weight behind it. We also talk about how much of a dish David Tennant is. Less important, clearly, but fun.
And in this week's Companion Piece: Doctor Martha Jones!
Season 2 Episode 5: We talk with writer, engineer and broadcaster Yassmin Abdel-Magied!The Doctor Is In add
Have you ever wondered how the Doctor is coping with her gender shift? Have you ever wanted someone to stay in an elevator just to aid the comedic potential of an interview? And have you ever wanted to hear the thoughts of prolific Whovian, writer, engineer and broadcaster, Yassmin Abdel-Magied? Then this is the episode for you!
We also talk custard creams, look at the debacle that was Kamelion (failed robot companion of the Fifth Doctor), and more!
Season 2 Episode 4: We catch up with Mandip Gill (Yaz from Doctor Who)!The Doctor Is In add
This week, Mandip Gill (who plays Yaz on the new season) calls up for a chat and we talk everything from the emotional impact of shooting Rosa to the possibilities behind a RuPaul's Drag Race / Doctor Who crossover episode! We also discuss the finer points of companion to the Fourth Doctor, Leela, and address the fact that Mr. Big from Sex and the City is now apparently in Doctor Who!
Season 2 Episode 3: We hang out with Maude Garrett (BBC America, Geek Bomb)The Doctor Is In add
Maude Garrett and I used to host a gaming show on Aussie TV, and haven't caught up in years. Imagine my shock when I saw that she was hosting the New York Comic Con Doctor Who Q&A with Jodie, Chris Chibnall and exec producer Matt Strevens! Maude and I talk all things Who, and I take a look at the utterly magical (and very missed) Donna Noble.
Season 2 Episode 2: We catch up with Janet Fielding (Tegan Jovanka)The Doctor Is In add
This week Paul talks with Janet Fielding (who plays Tegan Jovanka, companion to the fourth and fifth Doctors), and in the process, throws his future father-in-law somewhat under the bus. Also, a look at Captain Jack Harkness, Who news, and more!
Season 2 Episode 1: We talk with the 13th Doctor, Jodie Whittaker!The Doctor Is In add
Welcome back to The Doctor Is In! To kick off season two, Paul chats with Jodie Whittaker live from New York, and gets into the nitty-gritty of how she collaborated with showrunner Chris Chibnall to create this new incarnation of our beloved Gallifreyan hero. it was a hell of a fun time and we're sure you'll love listening to it.
You'll also hear the return of Who's News Is It Anyway, as well as a new segment, Companion Piece, in which you'll get a weekly look at the Doctor's most iconic travel buddies!
Also, don't forget to check out the new website for The Doctor Is In! It's over at thedoctorisin.show and you can access all past episodes, we well as guest bios and news updates.
Special mini-episode: 13TH Doctor reaction podcast time!The Doctor Is In add
So Tegan Higginbotham (Whovians on ABC2, Sideliners) and I stayed up, watched Wimbledon and did a special mini episode in which we reaction to the superb casting news that Jodie Whittaker is our new Doctor! Enjoy!
Episode Eleven: We make a Doctor Who game with William Pugh (The Stanley Parable)!The Doctor Is In add
William Pugh (The Stanley Parable, Dr. Langeskov, The Tiger and the Terribly Cursed Emerald), has won a bloody BAFTA. So he's our guest this week! THRILL as the two of us brainstorm an idiotic high-concept, utterly underbaked idea for a Doctor Who video game! GASP as William Pugh, who, again, won a BAFTA, spends an hour frantically making it in his Berlin hotel room before he gets kicked out! And finally, DOWNLOAD this monstrosity below! IMPORTANT NOTE: This game makes zero sense as is, but makes MORE sense if you've heard the episode first. You have been warned.
PC download: https://t.co/hXs6vqbLap
MAC download: https://t.co/T9dw7p3O8U
Episode ten: With comedian and Whovians regular, Bridie Connell!The Doctor Is In add
This week, we finally get to bury into the scrumptious David Tennant! But more importantly, we talk Doctor Who free passes, the terrible responsibility of time travel and Gallifreyan Smokefree Stage Challenges with comedian, cast member of the Australian Whose Line, and Whovians regular Bridie Connell!
Episode nine: With production designer of Doctor Who, Michael Pickwoad!The Doctor Is In add
Michael Pickwoad, production designer of Doctor Who is on this show this week! Michael designs the inside of the TARDIS, the White House, alien spaceships, freaky birthing chambers and faraway marketplaces. Also, we look at Christopher Eccleston's short lived run as the Ninth Doctor!
Episode eight: With executive producer of Doctor Who, Brian Minchin!The Doctor Is In add
This week, I chat with the wonderful Brian Minchin, executive producer of Doctor Who! He's also been script editor for Doctor Who and Torchwood, produced The Sarah Jane Adventures and Miracle Day, and is an absolute champion to boot. Plus, my love letter to Paul McGann's Eighth Doctor!
Episode seven: With special guest Matt Lucas!The Doctor Is In add
This week, Matt Lucas gets intimate and we talk about who (or what) Nardole is. We also do the whole thing in a state of undress, so that's something to think about. I also walk you through the Seventh Doctor and the intricacies of the Cartmel Master Plan!
Also, don't forget to hit up @TDIIpod with what your favourite episode has been this season for a chance to win a copy of Season 10, Part 1 on DVD or Bluray!
Episode six: With special guest, host of ABC2's Whovians, Rove!The Doctor Is In add
This week, Rove McManus (host of ABC2's #WhoviansAU) popped by for a chat! Well, two, actually, but the first one was MAGICALLY DELETED. This leads to a discussion about the flaky nature of technology, what actually entails a worthwhile sonic device, and more! I also delve into the flaky but eventually wonderful legacy of the Sixth Doctor. Enjoy!
Also, don't forget: you can catch me on #WhoviansAU on ABC2 on the 28th, 9:30pm, right after Doctor Who!
Episode five: with special guest, Steven Moffat!The Doctor Is In add
This week on The Doctor Is In... STEVEN MOFFAT! Steven called in from London and we talked in-depth about... well, lots. His time as showrunner and writer of Doctor Who, his plans once he hands the keys over, and his influences. Also, we look at Peter Davison's Fifth Doctor!
Episode four: Doctor Who on Skype, The Fourth Doctor, and Osher Gunsberg!The Doctor Is In add
This week, we discuss the new Doctor Who Skype bot, delve into the complex history of Tom Baker's Fourth Doctor, and I chat with Osher Gunsberg! Host of The Bachelor Australia and lapsed Fourth Doctor fan, Osher talks through how he fell off the wagon... and whether or not he'd climb back on.
Episode three: with special guest, writer of Thin Ice, Sarah Dollard!The Doctor Is In add
What a huge episode! I chat with the writer of this week's episode, Thin Ice: Sarah Dollard! I also delve into Jon Pertwee's punchtastic third Doctor, and I look into Michelle Gomez reading a Doctor Who kids book! With a sketch up front featuring Tegan Higginbotham from ABC2's #Whovians!
Episode two: Casting rumors, Patrick Troughton, and Justin Hamilton!The Doctor Is In add
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Episode one: The Master, The First Doctor, and Tegan Higginbotham!The Doctor Is In add
In this, the first episode of The Doctor Is In, Paul looks at the latest from the world of Who! We chat with Tegan Higginbotham from ABC2's new panel show Whovians, and we dive into Doctor Who Cliffs Notes, a regular segment to help you get into classic Who. Plus: A really dumb sketch about Peter Capaldi! Enjoy, and don't forget to subscribe!