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TDP 575: And You Will Obey Me - Main Range 211 Doctor Who

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The Master: wanted for crimes without number, across five galaxies.

The Master: escaped his pursuers. Last known location: rural Hexford, England, Earth.

The Master: dead and buried in an unmourned grave, in a lonely churchyard.

Apparently.

Written By: Alan Barnes
Directed By: Jamie Anderson

Cast

Peter Davison (The Doctor), Geoffrey Beevers (The Master), Sheena Bhattessa(Annie), Alex Foley (Colin), Peta Cornish (Helen/Jade Nymph), Russ Bain(Mikey/Grigor), Tessa Coates (Janine), Nick Ellsworth (Gomphus/Auctioneer). Other parts portrayed by the cast.

Producer David Richardson
Script Editor Alan Barnes

Direct download: TDP_575_Main_Range_211_And_You_Will_Obey_Me.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 5:00am UTC

TDP 574: Nightshade - Doctor Who Novel Adaptation 9

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Professor Nightshade - tea time terror for all the family, and the most loved show in Britain. But Professor Nightshade's days are long over, and Edmund Trevithick is now just an unemployed actor in a retirement home, fondly remembering his past.

It's the same through the entire village of Crook Marsham - people are falling prey to their memories. At first harmlessly, and then, the bodies begin to turn up.

The Doctor and Ace arrive on the scene - but, with the Doctor planning his retirement, it may be time for Professor Nightshade to solve one last case.

Nightshade is based on the novel by Mark Gatiss from the Virgin New Adventures series of Doctor Who books

Written By: Mark Gatiss, adapted by Kyle C Szikora
Directed By: Scott Handcock

Cast

Sylvester McCoy (The Doctor), Sophie Aldred (Ace), John Castle (Edmund Trevithick), Samuel Barnett (Robin), Katherine Jakeways (Jill), Edward Harrison(Dr Hawthorne), Jonny Magnanti (Lawrence), Tom Price (Sgt Barclay) and Carole Ann Ford (Susan)

Direct download: TDP_574_Nightshade_Doctor_Who_Novel_Adap_9.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:00am UTC

TDP 573: 4th Doctor 5.4 Legacy of Death

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The Doctor, Romana and K9 have found themselves trapped in a temporal war. On Aoris, the past battles the future - and the future fights back!

With both sides of the war now capable of time travel, the conflict is about to enter a deadly stage. As the pieces of history lock into place, there is little the Doctor can do.

With more Time Tanks moving into combat, the endgame is approaching. The people of Aoris risk extinction at their own hand.

Can even the Doctor save the same planet twice in the same day?

Note: This adventure continues from Doctor Who: The Paradox Planet

Written By: Jonathan Morris
Directed By: Ken Bentley

Cast

Tom Baker (The Doctor), Lalla Ward (Romana), John Leeson (K9/Machina) Simon Rouse (Drang), Tom Chadbon (Embery), Paul Panting (Fyrax), Emma Campbell-Jones (Shola), Laura Rees (Tyrus), Bryan Pilkington (Lostar), Jane Slavin (Medea). Other parts portrayed by the cast. 

Direct download: TDP_573_4th_Doctor_5_4_Legacy_of_death.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:00am UTC

TDP 572: Torchwood 2.2 ZONE 10

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They call it "Pulse" - a radio signal which has puzzled the world for 40 years. But now Toshiko Sato has solved it.

She's uncovered a message which leads her to Russia, and into an uneasy alliance with the KVI - the Russian equivalent of Torchwood. Toshiko needs to get into Zone 10 - a frozen wasteland which officially doesn't exist.

An intergalactic war was once fought in Zone 10. And it turns out there's a survivor.

Torchwood contains adult material and may not be suitable for younger listeners

Written By: David Llewellyn
Directed By: Scott Handcock

Cast

Naoko Mori (Toshiko Sato), Krystian Godlewski (Maxim Ivanov), Ella Garland (Anna Volokova), Geoffrey Breton (FSB Agent)

 

Producer: James Goss

Script Editor: Steve Tribe

Direct download: TDP_572_Torchwood_2_2_ZONE_10.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:00am UTC

TDP 571: Update about @TinDogPodcast and a review Robot Overlords

A short update about me and a short review of something not realted to doctor who

Direct download: TDP_571_Update_Robot_Overlords.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:00am UTC

TDP 570: CALL ME JACKS - JACQUELINE PEARCE IN CONVERSATION

Synopsis

Jacqueline Pearce is well-known to fans of British Sci-Fi television as the iconic Supreme Commander Servalan in Blake's 7, or perhaps as Chessene o' the Franzine Grig in Doctor Who's The Two Doctors. But these appearances are merely two in a long, distinguished career, which in itself is a mere part of a fascinating life.

Over a bottle of champagne, she gives an uncompromising interview to Big Finish's Nicholas Briggs, discussing her past triumphs and times.

Please note that this release contains very strong language and material which may be unsuitable for younger listeners.

All copies of the CD version purchased before the March 2016 release will be signed by Jacqueline.

Written By: N/A
Directed By: N/A

Cast

Jacqueline Pearce, Nicholas Briggs (Interviewer)

Direct download: TDP_570_BF_Call_me_Jacks.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:00am UTC

TDP 568:  THE PETERLOO MASSACRE Main Range 210

They say there’ll be thousands pouring into Manchester tomorrow. From all over the county, north and south. It’ll be a piece of history. People will remember this!"

Lost in the smog of the Industrial Revolution, the TARDIS crashes four miles south of Manchester, in the grounds of Hurley Hall – a grand mansion belonging to a local factory owner, a proudly self-made man. But while Hurley dreams of growing richer still on the wealth of secret knowledge locked up in the Doctor’s time and space machine, his servants hope only for a fair day’s pay for a fair day’s work. His young maid Cathy, for instance, whom Nyssa learns is looking forward to joining the working people’s march to St Peter’s Field, in the heart of the city. There’ll be speeches and banners and music. It’ll be like one big jamboree…

Or so she thinks. For the city’s establishment have called in their own private militia, to control the crowd. One of the darkest days in Manchester’s history is about to unfold – and the Doctor, Nyssa and Tegan are right in the thick of it.

Written By: Paul Magrs
Directed By: Jamie Anderson

Cast

Peter Davison (The Doctor), Sarah Sutton (Nyssa), Janet Fielding (Tegan), Hayley Jayne Standing (Cathy), Robbie Stevens (Hurley), Gerard Kearns (William), Philip Labey (Thomas Tyler), Wayne Forester (Walton/Roberts/Rev Small), Liz Morgan(Mrs Hurley/Sister). Other parts performed by members of the cast.

Producer David Richardson
Script Editor Alan Barnes

Direct download: TDP_568_Main_Range_210_Peterloo_Masacre.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:04pm UTC

TDP 569: 4th Doctor 5.3 - Paradox Planet

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Whilst travelling in the vortex, the TARDIS is struck by an advanced war machine - a Time Tank! Losing Romana, the Doctor and K9 pursue the Tank to Aoris, a world quite literally at war with itself.

Soldiers from the future are attacking the past of their own planet - gathering resources and stealing endangered species. But the past is not without weapons of its own - leaving deadly devices ready to trigger many years ahead after their enemies have been born.

Trapped at opposite ends of a temporal war, the Time Lords have two time zones to save. But who is in the right, and who in the wrong? And when history itself is against you, can anybody actually win?

Note: The adventure continues in Doctor Who: Legacy of Death

Written By: Jonathan Morris
Directed By: Ken Bentley

Cast

Tom Baker (The Doctor), Lalla Ward (Romana), John Leeson (K9/Machina) Simon Rouse (Drang), Tom Chadbon (Embery), Paul Panting (Fyrax), Emma Campbell-Jones (Shola), Laura Rees (Tyrus), Bryan Pilkington (Lostar), Jane Slavin (Medea),John Banks (Valchak)

Producer David Richardson
Script Editor John Dorney

Direct download: TDP_569_4th_Doctor_5_3_ParadoxPlanet.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:00am UTC

Review from Tin Dog Podcast

 

2.1 Beachhead by Nicholas Briggs

In an attempt to recharge his batteries after his confrontation with the Eleven, the Doctor takes Liv and Helen to the sleepy English seaside village of Stegmoor. But they find the village in turmoil and, to make matters worse, their arrival uncovers a mystery from the Doctor’s past which threatens the future safety of the planet. Can the Doctor prevent the Voord from invading Earth? And more importantly why have they come in the first place?

2.2 Scenes from Her Life by John Dorney

Investigating the appearance of the Voord on Earth, the Doctor, Liv and Helen follow a trail which takes them to the other side of the universe. There they discover a mysterious and almost deserted gothic city lost in space and time, in which the grotesque inhabitants are conducting a vile and inhumane experiment. The Doctor and his companions must hurry to save the lives of those in danger before the experiment is a success and the unimaginable consequences become all too real.

2.3 The Gift by Marc Platt

The TARDIS deposits its crew on Earth in San Francisco, 1906. There they find an actor-manager desperate to stage his definitive production of King Lear. But a real storm is headed their way when he becomes the possessor of a mysterious psychic ‘Gift’ which is hungry for power and intent on wreaking havoc and destruction. But exposure to so much psychic activity has the Doctor becoming increasingly erratic. Can he battle his demons and save the world?

2.4 The Sonomancer by Matt Fitton

On the other side of the galaxy a mining company is exploiting the already unstable planet of Syra for every precious mineral it contains. River Song is attempting to save the native people. She needs the Doctor’s help, but she also knows he mustn’t yet discover her true identity. The final confrontation sees the Doctor once again face his enemy the Eleven in an attempt to prevent the destruction of Syra and the genocide of its inhabitants.

Written By: Nicholas Briggs, John Dorney, Marc Platt, Matt Fitton
Directed By: Ken Bentley

Cast

Paul McGann (The Doctor), Nicola Walker (Liv Chenka), Hattie Morahan (Helen Sinclair), Alex Kingston (River Song), Rebecca Night (Matilda Gregson), Julia Hills(Phillipa Gregson/Dispatch), Kirsty Besterman (Ishtek/Lilly), Andrew Dickens(Voord Guard/Police Sergeant/Mr Rogers), Emma Cunniffe (Caleera), Vincent Franklin (Lord Stormblood), Jacqueline King (Lady Sepulchra), Hamish Clark(Swordfish), James Jordan (Charles Virgil McLean), Paul Marc Davis (Pepé Gonzalez), Cory English (Sam Sonora), Laura Harding (Ethel Halliday/Mariam),Enzo Squillino Jnr (Aldo Deluca), Derek Ezenagu (Ruslan/Ivo), Janet Fullerlove(Yeva/Wife), John Banks (Husband/Guard/Mineworker/Galactic Heritage/Shopkeeper) and Mark Bonnar as The Eleven.

 

Producer David Richardson

Script Editor Ken Bentley

Executvie Producers Jason Haigh-Ellery and Nicholas Briggs

Direct download: TDP_567_DoomCoalition2.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:00am UTC

Synopsis

London, England, the 1890s. Queen Victoria, ruler of Great Britain and Ireland and Empress of India, has arrived for her annual inspection of the Torchwood Institute. This year, everyone is quite determined, nothing will go wrong.

Several minutes later a terrible creature is unleashed on the streets of London. No one knows where it comes from, what it is, or even why it's on Earth. It's ruthless, has no morals, and is quite unstoppable. Captain Jack Harkness is on the loose, and Queen Victoria is along for the ride of her life.

Torchwood contains adult material and may not be suitable for younger listeners

Written By: AK Benedict
Directed By: Scott Handcock

Cast

John Barrowman (Captain Jack Harkness), Rowena Cooper (Queen Victoria), withYoussef Kerkour, Louise Jameson and Aaron Neil.

Producer: James Goss

Script Editor: Steve Tribe

Direct download: TDP_566_Torchwood_2_1_victorian.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:50am UTC