Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast

By Phil Cannon & Paul Connor

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The Who's He? Podcast, a monthly Doctor Who review show hosted by Phil Cannon and Paul Connor in which they chat about all things Doctor Who including reviews of the latest episodes to hit our screens, along with news, DVD's, books, audio stories and the occasional audio commentary for good measure!

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Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #404 Take my hand and I'll show you what was and will be - The Space Museum Review
42:04

In this episode of the Who's He? Podcast.....

The News

This episode they discuss the news that the mighty David Warner and Bernard Cribbins have both sadly passed away and leads Phil and Paul down memory lane.

Review - The Space Museum

This episode Phil and Paul chose to discuss the William Hartnell story The Space Museum in both it's televisual and written formats. And what a struggle this one was! An excellent premise wasted, with some of the dullest antagonists committed to Doctor Who and Paul finds a massive plot hole which would have wrapped up the story at episode 2!

Aug 07, 2022
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #403 What's too painful to remember - Terror Firma Review
51:35

In this episode of the Who's He? Podcast....

Omega's Tittle Tattle Corner

As there is no news to spreak of, it's a return to the realms of rumour!! This time the lads discuss just who is Neil Patrick Harris playing in the 60th anniversary special and location photos of a certain Star Beast that Phil has to educate Paul on. They also go off tangent while discussing fickle fandom which ends up with Phil getting wistful for BBC Radio 2 of the 1970's.

Review - Terror Firma

After what seems like an eternity, Paul selected a Paul McGann Big Finish story to review, Terror Firma. In a tale that features Davros being driven more mad than usual, Daleks, Charley Pollard and C'Rizz and companions of the Doctor that even he didn't know he had, the lads ended up confused by it all and left them wondering one thing - is the first Paul McGann story they didn't enjoy? Listen to find out!

Jul 03, 2022
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #402 You are safe in my fart - Revenge of The Slitheen Commentary
59:39

In this episode of the Who's He? Podcast....

Revenge of The Slitheen - Commentary

In this episode Scott suggested that they do something a bit different for the podcast and suggested a commentary for The Sarah Jane Adventures. So Scott picked Revenge of The Slitheen to watch and while Phil wasn't too keen (he doesn't like the Slitheen!), Scott gets quite into it by breaking wind and stinking the room out which is a first for the podcast!

Jun 19, 2022
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #401 Interview with Sylvester McCoy
29:04

In this episode of the Who's He? Podcast....

Interview with Sylvester McCoy

This episode we bring you the last of our exclusive interviews recorded in 2016 at the Science of the Timelords convention held at the National Space Centre in Leicester.

And we are rounding off this series of interviews with the 7th Doctor himself, Sylvester McCoy!

The interview was conducted by Jon-Michael Lindsey and we thank him and the convention organisers for recording this interview especially for this podcast.

Please don't forget to visit the National Space Centre in Leicester by booking your tickets on the link below:

National Space Centre

Jun 12, 2022
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #400 Is it building magic in the air? - Enlightenment Review
52:56
In this episode of the Who's He? Podcast.... The News

Well, it's not really the news, this is Paul's chance to air his views on the return of David Tennant and Catherine Tate to Doctor Who and also what he thought of Legend of The Sea Devils! Then Phil and Paul's conversation turns to what might happen in the 60th anniversary year?

Review - Enlightenment

Phil and Paul finally get around to discussing Enlightenment, the final part of The Black Guardian Trilogy from 1983.  It's been a long time since either of them watched this but they found a lot to enjoy in an unusual story from that period of Doctor Who. And of course they discuss the acting talents of Leeeeeeeeeeeeeee John!

Jun 05, 2022
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #399 Interview with Sophie Aldred
40:29

In this episode of the Who's He? Podcast....

Interview with Sophie Aldred

This episode we are pleased to bring you this exclusive interview with Doctor Who legend Sophie Aldred, recorded in 2016 at the Science of the Timelords convention held at the National Space Centre in Leicester.

The interview was conducted by Jon-Michael Lindsey and we thank him and the convention organisers for recording this interview especially for this podcast.

Please don't forget to visit the National Space Centre in Leicester by booking your tickets on the link below:

National Space Centre

May 29, 2022
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #398 Population on the move - Out of Time Review
33:06

In this episode of the Who's He? Podcast....

The News

After the big announcement of Ncuti Gatwa cast as the next Doctor, the news broke that David Tennant and Catherine Tate are also back, Yasmin Finney is cast as a new "Rose" and Doctor Who: Time Fracture is closing 3 months early!

Review - Out of Time

Scott wanted to do his first Big Finish review, so he chose Out of Time starring David Tennant and Tom Baker. Featuring the Daleks and cathedral that exists outside of history, what did Scott and Phil think of this Doctor Who mash up? Listen to find out!

May 22, 2022
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #397 Interview with Katy Manning
27:21

In this episode of the Who's He? Podcast....

Interview with Katy Manning

This episode we are very pleased to bring you this never heard before interview with Doctor Who royalty Katy Manning, recorded at the Science of The Timelords Convention held at the National Space Centre in Leicester in 2016.

The interview was conducted by Jon-Michael Lindsey and we thank him and the convention organisers for allowing us to share the interview.

Please visit the National Space Centre in Leicester by booking your tickets by clicking on the link below:

National Space Centre

 

May 15, 2022
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #396 I will replace you - Ncuti Gatwa Announced as the 14th Doctor
22:43

In this episode of the Who's He? Podcast....

The New 14th Doctor - Ncuti Gatwa

At last we have our new Doctor! Yes, today the news that we have all been waiting for is that Ncuti Gatwa has been cast as the 14th Doctor taking over from Jodie Whittaker.

Join Phil and Paul as they discuss this news and their predicitions on what will happen next!

May 08, 2022
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #395 Interview with Peter Davison
34:33
In this episode of the Who's He? Podcast....

Interview with Peter Davison

This episode we are very pleased to bring you an interview with the 5th Doctor himself, Peter Davison, recorded at the Science of the Timelords Convention held at the National Space Centre in Leicester in 2016.

The interview was conducted by Jon Michael Lindsey and we thank him and the convention organisers for allowing us to share the interview.

Please visit the National Space Centre in Leicester by booking your tickets using the link below:

National Space Centre

Apr 24, 2022
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #394 Be a hip cat, be a ship's cat - Legend of the Sea Devils Review
43:43

In this episode of the Who's He? Podcast....

Legend of the Sea Devils - Review

This episode sees Phil and Scott take a look at the second of this years Doctor Who specials, Legend of the Sea Devils.  But was it special?  Scott starts off positive enough but is soon dragged down to Davy Jones Locker by Phil who is less than enthusiastic!  But of course they also get stuck into the next time trailer which sees the return of two fan favourites!

The News

In the news, we say goodbye to June Brown and Sonny Caldinez and say hello to the Peter Cushing Dalek stories which are being released in glorious 4K.

Omega's Stats Corner

Oh dear.

Apr 18, 2022
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #393 I find it all so amusing - Logopolis Audio Commentary - Part 2
55:22

In this episode of the Who's He? Podcast....

Logopolis Audio Commentary - Part 2

This week Phil and Scott continue with their audio commentary for Logopolis. As they sit down to watch episodes 3 & 4 and say goodbye to the 4th Doctor, Scott is still concerned about Adrics shiny nose and the pair of them wonder what Adric is looking at off camera and whether all he actually wants is a potato based comestible?

Apr 10, 2022
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #392 The snoz was never unreasonable - Logopolis Audio Commentary Part 1
53:41

In this edition of the Who's He? Podcast....

Logopolis - Audio Commentary Part 1

This episode Scott picks another Doctor Who story to watch and this time he selected Logopolis for your delectation!

As Phil sits down with him to watch episodes 1 and 2 this week, he gets confused and fails to explain properly what is going on with the Tardis entering itself (ooer!), whilst Scott enjoys Tegan being gobby and is amazed at the shine on Adrics nose!

Apr 03, 2022
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #391 Don't agree with what I know - Bloodtide Review
48:04

In this edition of the Who's He? Podcast.....

Review - Bloodtide

This month Phil and Paul challenge the evolution of humankind by taking a look at Bloodtide from Big Finish. While the Silurians in this story shake up Charles Darwins theory of evolution, Phil gets despondent at the same tactics that we've seen employed before by our 3 eyed monsters, while Paul defends the audio version of the Myrka!

The News

Christopher Eccleston has demands if he is to return for Doctor Who's 60th Anniversary and we say goodbye to 3 people from Doctor Who.

Omega's Tittle Tattle Corner

Rumours abound for the 60th Anniversary with all the post 2005 Doctors supposedly returning and another rumour for a new Doctor Who LEGO game which gets Phil excited!

Mar 20, 2022
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #390 You and your racist friend - Remembrance of The Daleks Audio Commentary - Part 2
52:30

In this episode of the Who's He? Podcast....

Remembrance of The Daleks - Audio Commentary Part 2

In this episode, Phil and Scott continue with their audio commentary for Remembrance of the Daleks. This time they sit down and watch episodes 3 and 4 in which Ace is betrayed (again!) and a bunch of racists get their comeupance from another bunch of racists!

And Phil still gets confused with all the Dalek factions but heh, the Special Weapons Dalek is still cool!

Mar 06, 2022
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #389 I was smoking with the boys upstairs - Rememberance of The Daleks Audio Commentary Part 1
53:47

In this episode of the Who's He? Podcast.....

Remembrance of The Daleks - Audio Commentary Part 1

This episode, Phil and Scott sit down to watch episodes 1 and 2 of Remembrance of The Daleks in the first part of an audio commentary for this anniversary special Doctor Who serial.

During the commentary, Phil gets confused about Dalek factions and Scott queries exactly what year this story was set which confuses Phil again! Also, they touch on the UNIT dating controversy which Scott struggles with and Phil tries to explain to Scott the issues of racism and sexism that are touched on in this story.

Also, Phil gives an update on the Who's He? Video Podcast Youtube channel.

Feb 27, 2022
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #388 They got little noses - Planet of Giants Review
01:24:55

In this episode of the Who's He? Podcast.....

Review - Planet of Giants

This episode Phil is joined by special guest Tyler Adams from Goon Pod to chat about the opening story to William Hartnell second season, Planet of Giants.

Not only do they discuss this story of the Tardis crew being miniaturised, corpses on back projection and blinding scientists with an exploding aerosol, they also begin to meander off topic and talk about missing episodes, why North Americans love Doctor Who and at one point even Columbo!

Please subscribe and listen to Tylers fantastic podcast by clicking on the link below:

Goon Pod

Goon Pod Twitter feed:

@GoonPod

Feb 16, 2022
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #387 Every time I plant a seed - The Seeds of Doom Review
01:04:21

In this episode of the Who's He? Podcast....

The Seeds of Doom - Review

Both Phil and Paul ponder why it was taken them so long to get round to talking about the classic Doctor Who story, The Seeds of Doom and then begin to get extremely fanboyish over every aspect of the production!

The News

In the news this month, Doctor Who comes second in an official BBC poll for the most loved BBC shows of all time and Season 22 gets the blu-ray boxset treatment.

Omega's Tittle Tattle Corner

David Tennant is the 14th Doctor? According to rumours that just won't quit, that is what is happening!

Feb 06, 2022
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #386 Bonus Episode - He said kill it before it grows
01:30
In this episode of the Who's He? Podcast.....

The Seeds of Doom Review - Redacted

In this bonus episode of the Who's He? Podcast, they have been forced to release a redacted version of their review of The Seeds of Doom due to an ongoing investigation into Phil and Pauls conduct during the recording of this episode.

The full episode will be released in due course.

Feb 02, 2022
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #385 Pardon the way I stare - Scott reviews Blink
10:03

In this episode of the Who's He? Podcast.....

Review - Blink

Scott flies solo and gives us his rambling opinion (that's how he describes it!) on the classic Doctor Who episode Blink. While this is a firm fan favourite that introduced the world to the Weeping Angels, Scott isn't so sure about the lack of the Doctor and the scared "DVD man". So is Scott flying in the face of fan wisdom? Listen to find out!

Jan 16, 2022
Who's He? Podcast #384 Seeking Heinz main courses - Eve of the Daleks Review
53:54

In this episode of the Who's He? Podcast....

Review - Eve of the Daleks

It's a Happy New Year indeed as Phil and Paul get stuck in their own time loop as they watch the New Years Day special, Eve of the Daleks.

And wow, we actually got a decent Dalek story with good characters and dialogue and story that cracked along with everyone getting exterminated every 5 minutes! So sit back and listen to what the lads thought and also listen to them discussing Thasmin and the ups and downs of fans influencing production decisions.

And Scott also drops by and gives his thoughts on this years special!

Omega's Feedback Corner

Scott once again takes on reading duties as he reads out listener feedback received for Eve of the Daleks.

Jan 03, 2022
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #383 Don't shoot me Santa Claus - The Christmas Invasion Review
31:00

In this festive episode of the Who's He? Podcast....

Review - The Christmas Invasion

It's Christmas and on Scotts first actual review for the Who's He? Podcast, he picked David Tennants first story, The Christmas Invasion. So he sat down with his Dad (Phil) and talked about what he liked and how he rated each character and how it was for the first 10th Doctor story. He also talks about Colin Bakers first story and leaves it to Phil to explain why that turned out like it did!

Scott also gives his view on Doctor Who: Flux and it appears he's not that keen, especially all the planets that got wiped out!

We would like to wish all of our listeners a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Dec 21, 2021
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #382 It puts migraines in our noggins - The Vanquishers Review
01:08:16

In this episode of the Who's He? Podcast....

Review - The Vanquishers

So here we are folks, we've come to the end of Doctor Who: Flux, Chapter 6, The Vanquishers. But did it tie up all those plot threads? Well, both Phil and Paul are a bit confused with this one and resort to saying "I don't know" one heck of a lot! Phil also takes Paul down the rabbit hole of whether Doctor Who should be catering to fandom with shipping of the Doctor and companion and more or less reach the conclusion they are both too old this s**t!

Omega's Feedback Corner

Scott reads out listener feedback for this last time this year!

Omega's Stats Corner

Also for this last time year the lads bring you the latest in stats news without a hint of apology.

Dec 07, 2021
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #381 'Cause a lot of time has gone - Survivors of The Flux Review
55:28

In this episode of the Who's He? Podcast....

Review - Survivors of The Flux

We've reached the penultimate episode of Doctor Who: Flux with Chapter 5, Survivors of the Flux. But wait, what's this? Phil and Paul are feeling fatigued with it all? After a barnstorming episode last week, this episode sees things kind of slow down again but Chibnall still seems keen on introducing more plot elements! So where are Phil and Paul beginning to get frustrated with it? Listen to find out!

Omega's Feedback Corner

Scott reads out our listener feedback for Village of The Angels and Survivors of The Flux.

Omega's Stats Corner

Yes, it's the dreaded stats again with overnight and consolidate viewing figures and the oh so important AI!

The News

In this weeks news, an unsubstantiated report that we will get a 60th Anniversary series in 2023, and the Patrick Troughton story The Abominable Snowmen is coming to us in 2022 via the wonder of animation!

Dec 01, 2021
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #380 I'm glad it's your birthday
06:06

In this episode of the Who's He? Podcast...

Happy Birthday Doctor Who!

In this special mini episode, Scott wishes Doctor Who a Happy 58th Birthday and gives his thoughts on the show and all those who have worked on it over the years.

Nov 23, 2021
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #379 Where'd you come from? Where am I going? - Village of The Angels Review
55:01

In this episode of the Who's He? Podcast....

Review - Village of The Angels

This week Phil and Paul look but don't blink at Village of the Angels, chapter 5 of Doctor Who: Flux. With Weeping Angels, an old fashioned base under siege story and one hell of a cliff hanger, there was a lot to like. However, it did lead Phil and Paul to come up with a solution to beat a Weeping Angel that no-one had asked for.

Omega's Feedback Corner

Once again Phil is joined by Scott who reads out listener feedback.

Omega's Stats Corner

Oh no! We've got a touch of the stats again with the overnight viewing figures for Village of the Angels and the consolidate figures for Once, Upon Time.

The News

In this weeks news, we say a sad goodbye to the voice of Axos himself, Bernard Holley and we also say goodbye to the 13th Doctors TARDIS console room.

Nov 23, 2021
Who's He? Podcast #378 This is the time, this is the place - Once, Upon Time Review
56:38

In this episode of the Who's He? Podcast....

Once, Upon Time - Review

This week, Phil and Paul get completely bamboozled by Once, Upon Time, chapter 3 of Doctor Who: Flux. With both of them struggling to fully understand what they watched, this podcast sees them both talking their way through an episode that provided some answers but also piled on the mystery!

Omega's Feedback Corner

Phil is once again joined by his son Scott who reads out listener feedback.

Omega's Stats Corner

In this section that no-one likes (not even the hosts!), there is the overnight viewing figures for Once, Upon Time and the final viewing figures and AI for War of the Sontarans.

The News

We say goodbye to actor Roy Holder who played Krelper in The Caves of Androzani.

#DoctorWhoFlux #DoctorWho #OnceUponTime

Nov 16, 2021
Who's He? Podcast #377 Down the valley on their horses they thundered - War of the Sontarans Review
01:13:56

In this episode of the Who's He? Podcast....

Review - War of the Sontarans

Phil and Paul cast their eye over Chapter 2 of Doctor Who: Flux, War of the Sontarans and discuss whether this episode continues the momentum from last week and whether the Sontarans are back to their best or still just there for comedy value?

Omega's Feedback Corner

Yes, the lads have rebranded listener feedback and have drafted in another member to the Who's He? team to help out.

The News

In the the news this week, we say goodbye to the co-creator of K9, Bob Baker and also say goodbye to actor Clifford Rose.

Omega's Stats Corner

Yes in the section that nobody likes, the overnight viewing figures are in for War of the Sontarans along with the consolidated figures and AI for The Halloween Apocalypse.

Omega's Tat Corner

It's the long over due return of tat to the Who's He? Podcast with some very expensive tat from Big Chief Studios.

Galaxy 4 - BFI Event

Phil joined James from the Doctor Who Podcast and Jean and Adam from the Staggering Stories Podcast at the BFI on London's South Bank to watch the soon to be released animated version of the missing story Galaxy 4.

#DoctorWhoFlux #DoctorWho #WarOfTheSontarans

Nov 09, 2021
Who's He? Podcast #376 I don't want a bunny or a kitty - The Halloween Apocalypse Review
50:50

In this episode of the Who's He? Podcast....

Review - The Halloween Apocalypse

Yes, Doctor Who is back!  And of course Phil and Paul are back with a look at the 1st episode of Doctor Who: Flux, The Halloween Apocalypse. And what a lot for them both to take in an episode that's spinning an awful lot of plates! Did they think it was an action packed 50 minutes or just a shaggy dog story? (see what I did there?) Listen to find out.

Omega's Stats Corner

Yes, unfortunately it's the return of the dreaded stats with the overnight viewing figures for The Halloween Apocalypse

The News

In the news this week, Season 17 gets the blu-ray boxset treatment and we say a belated goodbye to John Challis and Michael Ferguson.

#DoctorWho #DoctorWhoFlux #TheHalloweenApocalypse

Nov 02, 2021
Who's He? Podcast #375 Earthshock Episode 4 - Commentary Special ft. Paul Heath
46:55

In this episode of the Who's He? Podcast....

Audio Commentary - Earthshock Episode 4

In this episode Phil is joined by Paul Heath from the Pharos Project and chat through episode episode 4 of the Peter Davison story, Earthshock and why this particular episode of Doctor Who brings back memories for him.

However, Phil starts things off by asking Mr. Heath his opinions on the Jodie Whittaker and Chris Chibnall era of Doctor Who when little did either of them know a big announcement was just around the corner.....

You can find the Pharos Project and Hammered Horror podcasts below:

https://thepharosproject.libsyn.com

http://hammeredhorror.com

#DoctorWho #Earthshock #Podcast #Commentary

Oct 03, 2021
Who's He? Podcast #374 Meet the new boss, same as the old boss
28:53

In this episode of the Who's He? Podcast....

The Return of Russell T. Davies!

In this special edition of the podcast, Phil and Paul discuss the announcement that Russell T. Davies has been appointed as the new show runner for Doctor Who. They speculate what this could mean for the who post Chibnall and also what impact the co-production deal with Bad Wolf Productions will have.

#DoctorWho #RussellTDavies 

Sep 25, 2021
Who's He? Podcast #373 Ave ave Dominus - Vampire of the Mind Review
01:04:37

In this episode of the Who's He? Podcast....

The News

The sad passing of actor Tony Selby, known as Sabalom Glitz in Doctor Who at the age of 83.

Omega's Tittle Tattle Corner

Rumours abound that Doctor Who may be put on hiatus for 5 years and could series 13 be binge watched on the iPlayer?

Review - Vampire of the Mind

This month, Phil and Paul tackle Vampire of the Mind from Big Finish featuring Colin Baker as the Doctor and Alex MacQueen as The Master. Listen as they discuss whether the story had plenty of bite or just plain sucked. (no more vampire puns, I promise).

Buy Vampire of the Mind from the Big Finish website here:

Vampire of the Mind

Sep 10, 2021
Who's He? Podcast #372 We must always talk politely - The Sensorites Review
01:22:42

In this episode of the Who's He? Podcast....

The News

Of course the main topic of conversation this month is Jodie Whittaker and Chris Chibnall both leaving Doctor Who in 2022 which leads Phil and Paul to ponder the future of Doctor Who and leads indirectly to Omega's Tittle Tattle Corner! They don't forget to talk about the series 13 teaser trailer and casting news. There is also new animated content on the way with Evil of The Daleks.

Omega's Tat Corner

There is plenty of tat this month from Character with some B&M exclusives and a phallic Tardis console from Eaglemoss!

Review - The Sensorites

This month Phil and Paul tackle The Sensorites which leads to a bit of division between our reviewing duo!

 

Aug 03, 2021
Who's He? Podcast #371 The girl who wants to run away - Ravagers Review
50:41

In this episode of the Who's He? Podcast....

The News

The lads discuss the sad passing of Jackie Lane and Damaris Hayman.

Omega's Tittle Tattle Corner

In a new section, Phil and Paul talk about rumours of Jodie Whittaker leaving the role (again!) and also the rumours of who will be taking her place.

Omega's Tat Corner

In a long overdue return to the world of tat, it's Christmas tat for the summer!

Review - Ravagers

After 3 months away, Phil and Paul return with a look at Ravagers from Big Finish, which of course sees the return of Christopher Eccleston as the Ninth Doctor. Listen to find out if they thought it was fantastic!

Jul 04, 2021
Who's He? Podcast #370 Commentary Special - Remembrance of the Daleks Ep.4 with Toby Hadoke
55:43

In this episode of the Who's He? Podcast.....

Audio Commentary - Remembrance of the Daleks Ep. 4

This episode Phil is joined by author, comedian, actor and now podcaster Toby Hadoke to chat through his episode of choice, episode 4 of Remembrance of the Daleks.

Toby reveals why chose this particular episode and also discusses his podcast series Time Travels.

You can find Toby's Time Travel podcast by clicking on the link below:

https://tobyhadoke.podbean.com

If you would like to contribute to Toby's Kickstarter for Dick Dixon in the 21st Century, click on the link below:

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/averageromp/dick-dixon-in-the-21st-century

 

Apr 04, 2021
Who's He? Podcast #369 Then as it was, again it will be - The Sirens of Time Review
01:19:29

In this episode of the Who's He? Podcast....

Review - The Sirens of Time

Phil and Paul go back right to the beginning of Big Finish with their first ever audio story The Sirens of Time. Did they think this was a grand start to over 20 years of audio books or did this suffer from the worst excesses of a fan written multi Doctor story?

Who's He? Podcast - 10 Years of Podcasting

Yes, believe it or not, this podcast is 10 years old! So Phil and Paul take a look back over the last 10 years of hosting this podcast and reveal their favourite events and their regrets over a rather eventful decade.

Many thanks to all of our listeners for tuning in over the last 10 years!

Mar 18, 2021
Who's He? Podcast #368 Commentary Special - Time and The Rani Episode 1 with Bob Fleming
43:35

In this episode of the Who's He? Podcast.....

Audio Commentary - Time and The Rani Episode 1

In this commentary special, Phil is joined by Bob Fleming from the Progtor Who Podcast to talk about the episode of Doctor Who that has special memories for him, which is episode 1 of Time and The Rani.

They pair of them also chat about Bob's podcasting duties of Proctor Who and of course his Star Trek podcast Trek This Out.

You can find the Bob's podcasts here:

Progtor Who

Trek This Out

Mar 07, 2021
Who's He? Podcast #367 Commentary Special - Survival Episode 3 with Martyn Havell
41:46

In this episode of the Who's He? Podcast.....

Audio Commentary - Survival Episode 3

In this audio commentary special, Phil is joined by an old friend of the show, Martyn Havell from the Bad Wilf Podcast to chat their way through episode 3 of Survival and why this episode holds special memories for him, which makes Phil blush.

The also catch up on what Martyn thinks of the Jodie Whittaker era of Doctor Who so far. Yes, it's been that long since the pair of them spoke!

Listen to Martyn's podcast by clicking here: Bad Wilf Podcast

Twitter: @badwilf

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/badwilf/

 

Feb 14, 2021
Who's He? Podcast #366 Domination's the name of the game - Terror of the Autons Review
01:04:51

In this episode of the Who's He? Podcast.....

News

Rumours of Jodie Whittaker leaving Doctor Who and who will replace her and news of the next series to receive the blu-ray boxset treatment.

Omega's Stats Corner

Some positive stats on the final viewing figures for Revolution of the Daleks which puts Doctor Who top of the polls!

Review - Terror of the Autons

This month Phil and Paul celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Master appearing on our screens with a look at the TV and Target book versions of Terror of the Autons.

Also, they discuss the character of the Master and how the character was interpreted after the magnificent Roger Delgado tragically died.

Feb 06, 2021
Who's He? Podcast #365 Commentary Special - Robots of Death Episode 1 with Suky Khakh
42:52

In this episode of the Who's He? Podcast....

Audio Commentary - Robots of Death Episode 1

In this audio commentary special, Phil is joined by Suky Khakh from the Progtor Who, Trek This Out and Take Your Seats podcasts to chat their way through Suky's episode of choice, episode 1 of Robots of Death.

LIsten as Suky lets us know why he selected this episode and then Phil and Suky chat about the popularity of Doctor Who.

Listen to all of Suky's podcasts at https://progtorwho.podbean.com

Jan 10, 2021
Who's He? Podcast #364 Should auld acquaintance be forgot - Revolution of the Daleks Review
01:27:05

In this episode of the Who's He? Podcast.....

The News:

This month we sadly say goodbye to three Doctor Who alumni and exciting casing news for the next series!

Omega's Stats Corner

Yes, of course with a new episode of Doctor Who, we also get the stats!

Omega's Tat Corner

This month, we bring you expensive tat from Big Chief Studios that may be limited or maybe not and could have also have been released last year on a date that doesn't exist!

Review: Revolution of the Daleks

Yes, we have new Doctor Who to discuss! Join Phil & Paul as they pour over this years special, Revolution of the Daleks, which also features listener feedback and a brief discussion of whether the pair of them are suffering from Who fatigue!

 

Jan 03, 2021
Who's He? Podcast #363 The Keys of Marinus Audio Commentary with Hamilton Prickwillow
28:55

In this episode of the Who's He? Podcast....

The Keys of Marinus Episode 6 - Audio Commentary

In our occasional series of audio commentaries, our special guest legendary monster actor Hamilton Prickwillow talks through episode 6 of The Keys of Marinus. Hamilton reveals why this episode brings back special memories for him and also why the set smelt of vinegar.

 

Dec 20, 2020
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #362 I crawled the earth but now I'm higher - The Rise of The New Humans Review
49:18

In this months Who's He? Podcast....

The News

We say goodbye to Geoffrey Palmer, news of when Revolution of the Daleks will air with a new trailer into the bargain and some more blu-ray news for 2012!

Review - The Rise of The New Humans

This month Paul and Phil return to Big Finish and another in the 3rd Doctor Adventures featuring Tim Treloar and Katy Manning. This story sees the Doctor and Jo Grant investigating strange goings on at a mysterious clinic that finds the Doctor bumping into an old and unexpected adversary. But what did our reviewing duo think and just how confused are they with what the Big Finish main range actually means? Join them to find out in this, their last podcast of 2020!

And incidentally, have a Merry Christmas and a Happier New Year!

 

Dec 06, 2020
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #361 You cheated and you schemed - World Enough and Time audio commentary
01:03:40

In this episode of the Who's He? Podcast....

World Enough and Time - Audio Commentary

In this, the first in an occasional series of audio commentaries, Phil is joined by returning guest Joanne Alexander to chat through Joanne's episode of choice, World Enough and Time.

During the episode, they chat about why Joanne selected this episode and the memories that this story evokes.

Beware, this episode contains swearing!

You can find Joanne on the following social media links:

Twitter: @Hedgescout

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HedgeScout/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hedgescout/

 

Oct 18, 2020
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #360 Well am I feeling so cold to the touch?
53:53

In this months Who's He? Podcast......

The News

We say goodbye to Dame Diana Rigg and Frank Windsor, the rumour mill starts on the next lost episodes to be animated and there is another pointless Doctor Who poll.

Review: Dragonfire

This month Phil and Paul cast their jaded eyes over the televised and Target novel versions of Dragonfire by Ian Briggs. Firstly, the pair of them refer to a character incorrectly throughout the podcast, so does this sum up how they feel about it? Could they not be bothered? Well they actually find quite a bit to enjoy in this story but how does the book stack up against the TV version? Listen to find out!

Oct 07, 2020
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #359 In the subway darkness I am watching you
59:03

In this months edition of the Who's He? Podcast....

The News

Well, there is only one thing to discuss this month and that is the monumental news that Christopher Eccleston is returning as the 9th Doctor for Big Finish! Warning - Phil turns into a grumpy old fan at one point!

Review - The Isos Network

This month, Phil and Paul take a look at The Isos Network from Big Finish, starring Frazer Hines and Wendy Padbury. And what a jolly time they had too! Being whizzed back to the Troughton era seemed to go down well with the pair of them so sit back and listen to two middle aged men feeling nostalgic!

Sep 06, 2020
Doctor Who: Who's He? Video Podcast #022 In defence of.... Pip & Jane Baker
09:26

In this edition of the Who's He? Video Podcast.....

In defence of...... Pip & Jane Baker

Phil looks at Doctor Who script writers Pip & Jane Baker and offers a short defence of their Doctor Who output and the behind the scenes troubles that unfairly contributed to their reputation with fans.

Aug 23, 2020
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #358 My sap was rich and I was strong
57:08

In this month's Who's He? Podcast.....

The News

This month we say goodbye to Earl Cameron and Maurice Roeves and there is an update on the blu-ray release of Fury From the Deep!

Omega's Tat Corner

In a long overdue peek into the Tat Corner, news of some upcoming B&M exclusive figure sets.

Review - The Mark of the Rani

This month, Phil and Paul did a foolish thing and picked The Mark of the Rani to read and watch. But was it foolish? In this often overlooked story, our reviewing duo find that there is actually quite a bit to enjoy. But was it overstuffed with too many villains? And would the story worked without a sci-fi slant? Listen to find out!

Aug 09, 2020
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #357 I'll still be caught beneath this sun
40:07

In this edition of the Who's He? Podcast....

The News

Richard Armitage joins Big Finish as another incarnation of everyone's favourite despotic Timelord Rassilon, news that will surprise no one with half a brain that filming on the next series of Doctor Who will not start anytime soon and we say goodbye to Philip Latham and Louis Mahoney.

Review - Time Reaver

This month Phil and Paul tackle Time Reaver from Big Finish, another in the 10th Doctor and Donna Noble series. The lads are pretty much in agreement with each other on this one but is it by like or dislike? Listen to find out!

Jul 05, 2020
Doctor Who: Who's He? Video Podcast #021 The fickle audience
06:44

In this episode of the Who's He? Video Podcast.....

The fickle audience

In this episode Phil tries to figure out why people have stopped watching Doctor Who and whether there is a main reason for viewers switching off.

Jun 14, 2020
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #356 We can discover the wonders of nature
01:49:38

In this edition of the Who's He? Podcast.....

Audio Commentary - Terror of the Vervoids

After nearly 3 years of audio commentary drought, the Who's He? Podcast make their triumphant return with a commentary for Terror of the Vervoids.

And to celebrate, Phil is joined by Bob Fleming from the Progtor Who Podcast and Jim Cameron from the Krynoid Podcast to chat through 4 episodes of Doctor Who and also as usual bringing you facts from the day of the original broadcast.

But be warned, this commentary contains lots of swearing and naughty type words and is not safe for work!!

May 28, 2020
Doctor Who: Who's He? Video Podcast #020 Gallifrey
05:48

In this edition of the Who's He? Video Podcast....

Gallifrey

In this episode, Phil takes a look at Gallifrey and ponders why do a lot of writers not understand what to do with it or the Timelords?

May 13, 2020
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #355 Well, well, well, so I can die easy
01:00:12

In this months edition of the Who's He? Podcast....

The News

In yet another quiet month of news, a nice surprise is to be had in the form of a special edition blu ray for Power of the Daleks and Big Finish continue to create content during the lockdown with a new 4th Doctor story starring Tom Baker

Review - Mawdryn Undead

This month Phil and Paul take a look at Mawdryn Undead in its written and televised formats. With a story that neither of them particular thought much of, did a rewatch and read of the Target novelisation change their opinion? And how did the story serve the introduction of Turlough to the Tardis crew? Well, there is one thing they can both agree on and that anything with added Nicholas Courtney is a bonus!

 

May 06, 2020
Doctor Who: Who's He? Video Podcast #019 Hamilton Prickwillow addresses the nation
06:09

In this edition of the Who's He? Video Podcast.....

Hamilton Prickwillow address the nation

Yes, it's the return of Hamilton Prickwillow in the nations hour of need. But isn't he supposed to be dead? Watch to find out how this is possible while he gives everyone a lecture while of course reminiscing about Doctor Who.

Apr 09, 2020
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #354 Ghostly voices whisper will you come and play
44:52

In this months Who's He? Podcast.....

The News

There's been a lot of positivity in the world of Doctor Who, with live tweetalongs and new content from ex show runners to lighten the current mood but we do sadly say goodbye to actor David Collings.

Review - Neverland

With Doctor Who finished on our screens for the time being, Phil and Paul return once again to the world of audio stories with Neverland from Big Finish. But did they pick a good story to listen to? Well, all we can say is that the positivity from this months news quickly drains away when they start talking about this one! Oh dear.

Apr 02, 2020
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #353 All these places have their moments
01:17:02

In this edition of the Who's He? Podcast.....

Feedback

In a change to the usual schedule, the lads decide to skip the news this week as there was so much listener feedback to get through it could have made a podcast of its own!

Review - The Timeless Children

So another series of Doctor Who comes to an end and we were promised that everything will change. So did it? Were the revelations of the Doctors past enough to shatter all that went before it? And was it a good way to end a series? Listen as Phil and Paul pick their way through The Timeless Children and find out if they are that bothered about changes to supposed canon!

Mar 05, 2020
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #352 And I've missed your ginger hair
01:12:11

In this edition of the Who's He? Podcast....

The News

The drama controller for the BBC goes on the defensive and states that Doctor Who is not going anywhere and will not be taking a hiatus!

Omega's Stats Corner

The overnights for Ascension of the Cybermen are in and the official viewing figures for The Haunting of Villa Diodati are in which leads Phil and Paul down another conversational cul-de-sac!

Review - Ascension of the Cybermen

Phil and Paul turn their attentions to Ascension of the Cybermen, the penultimate episode of this series of Doctor Who. Or is it the Adventures of Brendan the Garda? We'll be damned if we know, in a story that raises yet more questions than answers, the lads are totally confused but that doesn't stop them from picking holes in the plot while also enjoying it as well! So tune in to listen to theirs and listener feedback.

Feb 26, 2020
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #351 Now life will return in this electric storm
55:38

In this edition of the Who's He? Podcast.....

The News

In another slow news week, the only thing of note is that we will be getting another series of of Doctor Who in 2021 which seems to have annoyed people!

Omega's Stats Corner

The overnights for The Haunting of Villa Diodati are in as are the official viewing figures for Can You Hear Me?

Omega's Tat Corner

This week it's Build a Bear tat with a bewildering array of 10th and 13th Doctor furry shenanigans.

Review - The Haunting of Villa Diodati

Well, this seems to have perked the lads up! Yes, this week, Phil and Paul get stuck into The Haunting of Villa Diodati and the most threatening Cyberman we've seen on screen in a long time! But was this Poltergeist level of scary or was it more Rentaghost in terms of terror? Listen to find out!

Feb 19, 2020
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #350 One finger, one thumb keep moving
59:36

In this edition of the Who's He? Podcast.....

The News

In a very slow news week, the only thing of note is the release date for the animated version of The Faceless Ones.

Omega's Stats Corner

In the corner of stats this week, it's the overnights for Can You Hear Me? and the official figures for Praxeus which almost breaks Phil's spirit and takes them down a dangerous rabbit hole of why aren't more people watching the show?

Review - Can You Hear Me?

In another story with a strong social message and a weak sci-fi element, Phil and Paul ponder over the mental health message this week which leads Phil to make a confession and also whether the balance of sci-fi and social message is right for Doctor Who and is this is the way to carry on? Oh and Phil drops an F bomb!

Feb 13, 2020
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #349 Lets float down to Peru
56:53

In this edition of the Who's He? Podcast.....

The News

Good news for blu ray fans as season 12 finally gets a re-release and news of Jodie Whittaker staying on for another season but we may have to wait a long time for it.

Omega's Stats Corner

Its the overnight viewing figures for Praxeus and the final viewing figures for Fugitive of the Judoon.

Omega's Tat Corner

This week it's baking tat and a very expensive item from Rubbertoe Replicas that will bring a tear to your eye.

Review - Praxeus

This week Phil and Paul discuss Praxeus, the latest episode of Doctor Who. After last weeks game changing episode we return to another story with an eco message. So did this weeks story give off zero emissions or was it as welcome as Greta Thunberg at a British Petroleum annual general meeting? Listen to find the lads discussion and also what the listeners thought in our Listener Feedback section.

Feb 05, 2020
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #348 I'm careful not to tell myself entirely everything
01:02:39

In this episode of the Who's He? Podcast.....

The News

We say goodbye to British showbiz legend Nicholas Parsons, the Reverend Wainwright in Curse of Fenric.

Omega's Stats Corner

We discuss the overnights for Fugitive of the Judoon and the final viewing figures for Nikola Tesla's Night of Terror.

Review - Fugitive of the Judoon

The lads turn their attention to what has to be the most exciting and most talked about episode in a long time, Fugitive of the Judoon. Not only do we get the return of Captain Jack Harkness but the rug is totally pulled from under our feet with a new Doctor and a glorious TARDIS interior! But what did the lads think of this? Did they find this to be the episode fans have been waiting for since Chris Chibnall took over or was a load of ideas chucked at the wall to see what worked? Listen to find out and also what our what our listeners thought in Listener Feedback!

Jan 29, 2020
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #347 Danger! Danger! High voltage!
41:47

In this episode of the Who's He? Podcast.....

Omega's Stats Corner

In the stats corner this week, it's the overnights for Nikola Tesla's Night of Terror and the final viewing figures for Orphan 55.

Omega's Tat Corner

In the corner of tat this time we bring you new 5.5 inch figures from Character plus K9 and Dalek construction sets that takes Phil and Paul back to the halcyon days of Meccano.

Review - Nikola Tesla's Night of Terror

After last weeks disappointing outing, is a Nikola Tesla's Night of Terror a return to some sort of form? Well, the lads weren't well this week so they only managed to watch this episode once so don't expect their usual pithy insight! Oh ok, it's more of the same but with added germs. But of course we can bring you some better thoughts and opinions in Listener Feedback!

Jan 24, 2020
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #346 Oh Bennie she's really keen
01:02:40

In this edition of the Who's He? Podcast.....

The News

Another blu-ray announcement is upon us with Season 14 reaching us in April and we say goodbye to Film Editor John Griffiths who brought us the iconic opening titles for Doctor Who in 1963.

Omega's Stats Corner

Once again, Phil and Paul get the stats with the overnights for Orphan 55 and the official figures for Spyfall parts 1 and 2.

Review - Orphan 55

This week our intrepid duo look at Orphan 55 written by Ed Himes and what a divisive episode this turned out to be! With people getting worked up about the climate change message in this story, it even gets Phil and Paul arguing which results in Paul using Adric as a defence. All this plus listener feedback!

Jan 15, 2020
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #345 He has a powerful weapon
01:08:03

In this edition of the Who's He? Podcast.....

News

In the first news item of 2020, we say goodbye to writer and script editor Donald Tosh and we look at the launch of Doctor Who on Britbox UK.

Omega's Stats Corner

Of course with the return of Doctor Who, we get the return of the dreaded stats!

Review - Spyfall (parts 1 & 2)

So after what seemed to be an eternity, Doctor Who is finally back on our screens with Spyfall written by Chris Chibnall. So was it worth the wait? Well, there are mixed emotions from Phil and Paul with this story, so tune in to listen to what they thought and also what you thought in our listener feedback section.

Jan 08, 2020
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #344 It's just a jump to the left
38:49

In this episode of the Who's He? Podcast.....

The One Doctor - Review

In this episode, Phil and Paul take a festive look at this pantomime style story from Big Finish that co-stars the greatest panto dame Christopher Biggins.

Is this story full of good cheer or as stale as left over turkey? Listen to the lads as they bring you this special review in time for the festive season.

It just leaves us to wish all of our listeners a very Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year!

Dec 22, 2019
Doctor Who: Who's He? Video Podcast #018 The sincerest form of flattery
09:26

In this edition of the Who's He? Video Podcast....

Phil takes a look at some of the Doctor Who parodies and also dips his toes into the world of adult entertainment (in the name of science of course).

Dec 11, 2019
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #343 With insufficient schemes
49:32

In this months Who's He? Podcast....

The News

There's a lovely Doctor Who moment in this years Children in Need, a series 12 trailer finally lands and we say goodbye to actor Ian Cullen

Omega's Tat Corner

Just in time for Christmas there's another Doctor Who themed laptop bag from Lovarzi but this time it's got badges!

Review - The King's Demons

This month Phil and Paul take a look at the Target novelisation of The King's Demons by Terrance Dudley.

Dec 01, 2019
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #342 This prisoner here before you
11:36

In this episode of the Who's He? Podcast....

Review - Sil and the Devil Seeds of Arodor

This time Phil flies the podcast solo as he looks at the release of Sil and the Devil Seeds of Arodor starring Nabil Shaban as Sil.

Nov 04, 2019
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #341 Interpol and Deutsche Bank, FBI and Scotland Yard
50:22

In this edition of the Who's He? Podcast....

The News

Exciting news for fans of missing episode animations as it's announced that Fury From The Deep will be animated and released in 2020, the blu-ray edition of Season 12 will be getting a re-release and we say goodbye to actor Stephen Moore who sadly passed away.

Omega's Tat Corner

There's scarf and Build a Bear tat this time but most importantly some Christmas tat in the form of a Cyberman nutcracker!

Review - The Sinestran Kill

This month, Phil and Paul look at The Sinestran Kill from Big Finish. In a tale of witness protection, 1970's policing and London gangsters, this story also introduces a new companion for the 4th Doctor which seems to put a spring in Tom Bakers step!

Nov 03, 2019
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #340 Number every page in silver
44:37

In this edition of the Who's He? Podcast.....

Interview: Beverly Sanford

In this episode to celebrate the release of the Doctor Who Target Storybook, Phil welcomes one of the authors, Beverly Sanford to the podcast. As well discussing her story Pain Management, Beverly also talks about her approach to writing, how she developed her passion for reading and of course, Doctor Who!

Links:

Twitter: @Beviathan

Website: https://www.beverlysanford.co.uk

Oct 25, 2019
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #339 Companion Special - Rory Williams
53:10

In this edition of the Who's He? Podcast....

Companion Special - Rory Williams

In this, the last in this series of Companion Specials, Phil talks to writer and contributor to the You and Who books Christopher Bryant on his choice of companion, Rory Williams.

Oct 20, 2019
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #338 I'll be writing more in a week or two
54:09

In this edition of the Who's He? Podcast.....

The News

Founder of Dapol, David Boyle passes away, season 26 blu ray news and the release of the Mission to the Unknown remake gets our reviewing duo excited!

Omega's Tat Corner

There's a new Doctor Who laptop bag that gets Phil and Paul into a quandary over gender and there's two new New York Comic Con 13th Doctor figures from Titan.

Tribute to Terrance Dicks

Since the lads have been away, we have lost a true legend of Doctor Who.  So this month, Phil and Paul pay tribute to the sadly departed Terrance Dicks by discussing the impact he had on Doctor Who and on them and also reviewing his Target novelisation of Horror of Fang Rock.

Oct 06, 2019
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #337 The Doctors: The Paul McGann Years DVD Review
06:39

In this edition of the Who's He? Podcast....

DVD Review - The Doctors: The Paul McGann Years

In this short podcast, Phil takes a look at the latest DVD release from Koch Media, The Doctors: The Paul McGann Years.

Sep 18, 2019
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #336 Companion Special - Donna Noble
01:17:50

In this edition of the Who's He? Podcast.....

Companion Special - Donna Noble

In this companion special, Phil talks to special guest Garry Aylott of the Big Blue Box Podcast about his favourite companion, Donna Noble (or should that be Donna Temple-Noble?).

Links

Twitter: @bigblueboxpcast

Website: http://www.bigblueboxpodcast.co.uk

Sep 08, 2019
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #335 Companion Special - Steven Taylor
43:51

In this edition of the Who's He? Podcast....

Companion Special - Steven Taylor

In this companion special Phil welcomes Progtor Who's very own Suky Khakh to the show to talk about his favourite companion Steven Taylor.

Links

Twitter: @cyberman_151

Website: Progtor Who Podcast

Aug 18, 2019
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #334 Who was my future now is my past
01:13:15

 

In this months Who's He? Podcast....

The News

Since the lads have been away, Big Finish have celebrated 20 years of Doctor Who audio stories, Jon Pertwee centenary celebrations, the sad loss of actor Glynn Houston and they also discuss at some length the absence of Doctor Who at this years San Diego Comic Con.

Mini Review

In a short review, they look at episode one of The Final Game from Black Glove Studios with their audio version of the unmade final Master story for Roger Delgado.

Review

Finally Phil and Paul reach the end of the series one retrospective with The Parting of The Ways, in which Phil yet again discloses his dislike of Rose and the pair of them discuss what might have happened had Christopher Eccleston made another series.

Aug 04, 2019
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #333 Companion Special - Canton Everett Delaware III
41:45

In this edition of the Who's He? Podcast....

Companion Special - Canton Everett Delaware III

In this companion special, Phil talks to Katrina Griffiths of the Verity Podcast & Start The Music Podcast to discuss her companion of choice, Canton Everett Delaware III. This one may divide the our listeners but Katrina puts forward a good case for this two episode companion and also a good case for actor Mark Sheppard! 

Links

Twitter: @Xanister

Websites:

Verity Podcast: https://veritypodcast.wordpress.com

Start The Music: http://stmpodcast.com

 

Jul 14, 2019
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #332 - Give me police protection
01:09:31

In this months Who's He? Podcast.....

The News

In the news this week, we say goodbye to the legend Paul Darrow, The Faceless Ones gets the animated treatment, Season 23 gets a blu-ray release, another 4th Doctor audio story gets a vinyl release, Big Finish are having a 20th Anniversary Youtube party and End Of Time gets a USA 10th anniversary cinema screening.

Omega's Tat Corner

There is a bumper crop of B&M exclusives from Character with sonic screwdrivers, 3 figures boxsets and even figures based on Big Finish stories.

Review - The Havoc of Empires

This month the lads look at The Havoc of Empires from Big Finish. In this story of mistaken identity, marriage and murder does this story transport Phil and Paul back to the early 1970's or does it leave them stranded in the present?

Jul 01, 2019
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #331 It's time to dress up right
58:23

In this episode of the Who's He? Podcast.....

Cosplay Special - Joanne Alexander

In this episode of the Who's He? Podcast, you will hear not only about Doctor Who but Marvel, DC, Star Wars and Judges! Yes, in this episode Phil talks to cosplayer extraordinaire Joanne Alexander about her wonderful cosplay outfits, how she got into cosplaying and goes into the trials and tribulations of making props and costumes. Don't miss it!

Warning! There is swearing in this episode!

Links

Facebook: https://en-gb.facebook.com/HedgeScout/

 

Jun 23, 2019
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #330 Companion Special - Sarah Jane Smith
01:06:17

 

In this edition of the Who's He? Podcast.....

Companion Special - Sarah Jane Smith

In this companion special, Phil is joined by Natalie Nichols from the Pharos Project Podcast to discuss Sarah Jane Smith. During the discussion of this "companions companion", they talk about how much of an impact this character had on Doctor Who and also the legacy of the character and Elizabeth Sladen.

Links

Twitter:

@natalien

@pharosproject

Website:

http://thepharosproject.libsyn.com

Jun 16, 2019
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #329 One eye can't see
46:17

In this months Who's He? Podcast...

The News

At last there is some filming news for season 12 of Doctor Who with the reveal of a returning monster, rumours abound that there will be a Christmas special this year and we say goodbye to Stephen Thorne, the man behind Omega, Azal and Eldrad.

Omega's Tat Corner

Paul delved into the pile of tat from the past, with a glittery piece of tat that Phil reckons you need KY to slip onto your finger.

Review - The Android Invasion

This month Phil and Paul look at the Target novelisation of The Android Invasion written by Terrance Dicks. he plot holes come thick and fast this time and both of them lament this missed opportunity of a book as there was no excuse to keep in the massive plot holes of the televised version.

Jun 02, 2019
Doctor Who: Who's He? Video Podcast #017 We'll bide our time
10:25

In this edition of the Who's He? Video Podcast.....

We'll bide our time

In this Who's He? Video Podcast, Phil comes up with an idea on how to get a Doctor Who fix while the show is off the air this year.

 

May 26, 2019
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #328 Companion Special - Adric
39:40

In this edition of the Who's He? Podcast.....

Companion Special - Adric

In this companion special, Phil is joined by James Rockliffe of The Doctor Who Podcast to talk about Adric. But is Adric a favourite of James or just a TARDIS traveller who got on everyones nerves? Listen to find out!

Links

Twitter:

@IJamesRox
@TheDrWhoPodcast

Website:

https://thedoctorwhopodcast.com

May 12, 2019
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #327 Life is the name of the game
01:03:12

In this months Who's He? Podcast....

The News

We say goodbye to Edward Kelsey, the BBC launches a Doctor Who art competition, blu-ray news for the Jon Pertwee and David Tennant eras as series 10 gets the boxset treatment and series 4 will be released in steelbook format and a trailer for the Doctor Who: Runaway VR game is released to an indifferent Phil and Paul.

Omega's Tat Corner

In a welcome return to the tyrant Timelords corner of tat, it's somewhat surprising bikini tat for fans of the 13th Doctor!

Review - Bad Wolf

This month Phil and Paul return to their series 1 retrospective with a look at Bad Wolf, the penultimate episode of Christopher Eccleston's only series.

May 01, 2019
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #326 Companion Special - Harry Sullivan
44:52

In this episode of the Who's He? Podcast....

Companion Special - Harry Sullivan

It's time to pull on your Farahs, put on your cravat, slip into your regimental blazer and splash on a bit of Brute and join Phil and special guest Paul Heath and listen to them talk about 4th Doctor companion Harry Sullivan.

Links

http://hammeredhorror.com

http://thepharosproject.libsyn.com

Twitter

@HammeredHorror

@PharosProject

Apr 14, 2019
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #325 Well I'm a roadie, what a job being a roadie
49:22

In this weeks Who's He? Podcast.....

The News

The Macra Terror gets its DVD and Blu Ray release (and Paul admonishes Phil for not getting him a free copy), there's Big Finish new release news, Jodie Whittaker is awarded the freedom of the City of London and John Levene releases his autobiography.

The Horror of Glam Rock - Review

It's the 1974 and glam rock is at its height and there is an alien invasion by way of a Stylophone for the Doctor and Lucie Miller to fight! Yes, this month Phil and Paul look at The Horror of Glam Rock from Big Finish that also stars the mighty Bernard Cribbins! But Paul is perturbed at roadies drinking coffee and Phil is embarrassed to admit that he once owned a Stylophone. But did they like this audio story? Listen to find out!

Apr 01, 2019
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #324 Companion Special - K9
34:52

In this edition of the Who's He? Podcast....

Companion Special - K9

This episode Phil talks to Bob Fleming from the Progtor Who and The Discovery Log podcast about his favourite Doctor Who companion K9. During this conversation on the Doctors erm.. 4 legged friend, it slowly dawns on Bob that he really loves John Leeson and it also gives Phil another chance to get wound up at Brendan from K9 and Co.

Be warned, this podcast contains strong language!

Links

Twitter: @BoFleming

Website: https://progtorwho.podbean.com

Mar 17, 2019
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #323 And we can build this dream together
52:30

In this edition of the Who's He? Podcast.....

The News

We say goodbye to Graeme Curry, the writer of The Happiness Patrol, the rerelease of a BBC Radiophonic Workshop classic, Rosa wins an award and there is gaming news Doctor Who: The Runaway a new virtual reality game and Doctor Who: Legacy is no more!

Also, Comic Relief are offering the chance for two lucky people to have breakfast on the set of Doctor Who with Jodie Whittaker and Mandip Gill! If you want to enter, then click on the link below:

Comic Relief - Breakfast with the Doctor

Review - Doctor Who and the Auton Invasion

Phil and Paul take a look at this Target novelisation written by Terrance Dicks. Otherwise known as Spearhead From Space, this is the story that introduces the Third Doctor, Liz Shaw and the Doctor exiled to Earth. How does this book compare to the televised version and why does Paul get confused with an army General and a cartoon dog?

Mar 03, 2019
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #322 Companion Special - Martha Jones
45:24

In this edition of the Who's He? Podcast.....

Companion Special - Martha Jones

This episode Phil talks to Martyn Havell from the Bad Wilf podcast about his favourite Doctor Who companion, Martha Jones. Martyn describes why he thinks Martha is an important character and also why the character was given a hard a time by fans. Also listen out for Phil and Martyn to go off topic when the conversation turns towards Mrs. Browns Boys!

Links

Twitter: @BadWilf

Website: http://badwilf.com

Feb 24, 2019
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #321 Scratchman Book Review
10:02

In this edition of the Who's He? Podcast....

Scratchman - Review

In this short edition of the Who's He? Podcast, Phil reviews (in a non spoiler way of course!) the Doctor Who novel Scratchman written by Tom Baker with James Goss.

Feb 08, 2019
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #320 - There's nuclear power to light up the dark
59:35

In this edition of the Who's He? Podcast....

The News

We say goodbye to Clive Swift and W. Morgan Sheppard, David Tennant starts his own podcast, the War Master returns for Big Finish, The Daleks Master Plan is coming to vinyl and Resurrection of the Daleks and Revelation of the Daleks will be making their Target debut.

Omega's Stats Corner

They never thought they would return to the corner this year but they have the final consolidated ratings for Resolution and news on where Doctor Who came in the iPlayer Top 10 for 2018.

Omega's Tat Corner

There are some more B&M exclusives with a regenerated 4th Doctor and TARDIS set and a 13th Doctor and TARDIS set from Titan.

Boom Town - Review

The lads finally tackle Boom Town in their series 1 retrospective (which seems to lasting an eternity) and while they enjoy it, there are some reservations with Rose and Mickey's relationship but are pleased at the lack of farting!

Feb 03, 2019
Who's He? Podcast #319 Gotta install microwave ovens
01:17:40

In this, the first podcast of 2019, Phil and Paul tackle this years (or last years if you're Phil) New Years Day special, Resolution. And of course the worlds worst kept secret came true as we saw the return of the Daleks! But was everyone happy with this special? Was it indeed a special or the actual last episode of series 11?

Listen find out what the lads thought and of course what our listeners thought in our listener feedback section.

In the news, we say goodbye to June Whitfield and Bill Sellars, there is missing episode audio news, Omega's Stats Corner and finally some news about the Who's He? Podcast!

Jan 04, 2019
Who's He? Video Podcast #016 These are going to be bigger than the Daleks!
08:28

In the last video podcast of 2018, Phil takes a look at the effects of not falling back on tried and tested monsters and aliens to launch a new Doctor to the waiting world and past attempts at finding that monster that is just as good as the Daleks.

Dec 21, 2018
Who's He? Podcast #318 And so you're back from outer space
01:29:49

This is it folks, the finale of Jodie Whittaker's inaugural season of Doctor Who, The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos. This is also the return of Chris Chibnall on writing duties and also his first season finale as show runner, so how does he hold up? Is the usual universe threatening extravaganza we're all come to expect or this is a quieter affair? Well, Phil and Paul provide their thoughts on this story and also how they found the series overall.

Also included this week is a special feature in which Phil reviews The Doctors: Villains! DVD.

And in the news, there will be no series in 2019, the Macra Terror has go the animated treatment, pointless awards news and of course Omega's Stats Corner.

We would like to wish all of our listeners a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Dec 13, 2018
Who's He? Podcast #317 And when I awoke I was alone
01:00:52

A creepy house in a Norwegian wood? A monster lurking in the undergrowth? Well, not exactly as It Takes You Away, the penultimate story of this season of Doctor takes you away to a lonely universe populated with a character from Babylon 5 and Hypnotoad! But it certainly made for an interesting episode of Doctor Who with Sapphire and Steel undertones!

And in the news this week, we say goodbye to Andrew Burt, more Tom Baker blu-ray news and of course there is Omega's Stats Corner!

Dec 04, 2018
Who's He? Podcast #316 And if you float you burn
01:03:22

Running away from angry villagers wielding pitchforks and flaming torches, Phil and Paul bravely avoid the ducking stool to bring you their review of The Witchfinders, the latest episode of Doctor Who. This week Phil and Paul are in two minds over this historical romp as this was a particularly grim time in British history and does this story do it justice?

And in this news this week there are returning Doctor Who characters to Big Finish, Tom Baker releases the long gestating Scratchman in book form, we say farewell to British character actor George A. Cooper and of course it's Omega's Stats Corner.

Nov 28, 2018
Who's He? Podcast #315 Accept no parcels in the mail
55:28

Kerblam! Yes, I can't believe that's the title of this weeks episode of Doctor Who for Phil and Paul to take delivery of. But take delivery they do and in this satire of a well known online store and it's ethics, both of our reviewing duo feel a bit non plussed but kind of enjoyed it at the same time. Does that make a good episode though? Listen to find out!

And in a slow news week, the lads indulge in rumours with stories of series 12 of Doctor Who apparently confirmed by the BBC for 2019 but also paired with rumours of a shorter series and Chibnall and Whittaker leaving!  

Nov 22, 2018
Who's He? Podcast #314 The line it is drawn, the curse it is cast
01:20:57

After last weeks divisive episode of Doctor Who, this week the lads take a look at Demons of the Punjab by Vinay Patel. In this non-Chibnall written story, has this got this series of Doctor Who back on track as far as Phil and Paul are concerned? And does this tale set during the partition of India in 1947 make Doctor Who too political and PC as some quarters are trying to suggest? Listen to find out what they thought!

And in the news, Barrowman is going to enter the jungle, the Doctor Who Experience is making a comeback, there are the dreaded stats and in Omega's Tat Corner there is a 13th Doctor 5.5 inch figure heading our way and there is festive tat!

Nov 14, 2018
Who's He? Podcast #313 I'm gonna keep my baby
01:04:17

Oh dear. In this weeks show a downcast Phil and Paul get puzzled by The Tsuranga Conundrum written by Chris Chibnall. After last weeks middling story, the lads were hoping things were going to pick up again but what did we get? A story that appears to have split opinion and has lead fans calling for Chibnall's head! But do Phil and Paul agree? Listen to find out what they thought and also what the listeners thought in the listener feedback section!

And in the news, we're getting a New Year special rather than a Christmas special this year, the Paternoster Gang return to Big Finish and of course Omega's Stat's Corner.

Nov 07, 2018
Who's He? Podcast #312 Here it comes crawling up the chain
01:04:38

This week Phil and not so much Paul sit on their chairs with their feet up off the floor in terror to look at episode 4 of Doctor Who, Arachnids in the UK. So after 3 pretty solid episodes, does this story make it 4 out of 4 for our reviewing duo or does it get flushed down the sink like all spiders should (according to Phil that is)?

And in the news this week we say goodbye to ex Doctor Who producer Derrick Sherwin, there's stats in Omega's Stats Corner and there is tat of the sweetie kind in Omega's Tat Corner that causes Phil and Paul to become confused.

Oct 30, 2018
Who's He? Podcast #311 Interview Special - Toby Hadoke
58:09

 

In this special and fairly Doctor Who free edition of the Who's He? Podcast, Phil interviews actor, writer, comedian and of course podcaster Toby Hadoke about his upcoming adaptation of Nigel Kneales The Road for BBC Radio 4. Also, Toby talks about his commentaries for the blu-ray release of Quatermass and the Pit and also his recent play for BBC Radio 3 Going, Going Goon celebrating the centenary of comedian (and Phil's hero) Spike Milligan.

You can hear The Road on BBC Radio 4 on Saturday 27th October at 14:30.

The Quatermass and the Pit blu-ray is released on 5th November.

Going, Going Goon can be heard on the BBC Radio iPlayer.

Oct 26, 2018
Who's He? Podcast #310 My light will shine so brightly it will blind you
01:20:01

In this weeks show, Phil and Paul turn their attention to one of the most important episodes of Doctor Who - Rosa written by Malorie Blackman and Chris Chibnall. In this historical story of an event that started the civil rights movement in the USA, what does this story teach us of how we treat fellow human beings and is it still relevant today?

And in the news this week, we see the return of some beloved characters to Big Finish and of course there is Omega's Stats and Tat Corners!

Oct 24, 2018
Who's He? Podcast #309 Time is running out and the illusion fades away
01:05:19

In this weeks show, we bring you more stats and tat in Omega's Stats and Tat Corner and also an update on the William Hartnell blue plaque that received its grand unveiling.

And then it's down to business as Phil and Paul tackle the latest episode of Doctor Who, The Ghost Monument written by Chris Chibnall. So does this story suffer from that familiar 2nd episode syndrome and what about the new TARDIS interior, hit or miss? Listen to find out what the lads thought and of course what our listeners thought in a bumper edition of listener feedback!

Oct 19, 2018
Who's He? Podcast #308 Limb by limb, tooth by tooth
01:27:16

Doctor Who is back with the very highly anticipated debut of Jodie Whittaker as the 13th Doctor in The Woman Who Fell to Earth! So after all the months of waiting, does this latest Doctor surpass all expectations or was it just like all the naysayers were predicting? And how does Chris Chibnall make his mark on the series? Phil and Paul talk about this and much more in the bumper edition of the podcast!

Not only that however, we have listener feedback, Omega's Tat Corner and an unwelcome bout of the of the dreaded stats in Omega's Stats Corner!

Oct 10, 2018
Who's He? Podcast #307 He has my eyes, my face, my voice
01:11:06

In this weeks episode it's all go as since the lads have been away, we have had a new trailer for series 11 and a confirmed air date of Sunday 7th October for Jodie Whittaker's debut as the Doctor! So Paul and Phil are quite excited about this but this wouldn't be the Who's He? Podcast without Phil voicing some concerns!

But this main reason for the pair of them getting back together after an extended break, is to talk about the Target novelisation of The Enemy of The World by Ian Marter which the pair of them seem slightly disappointed about. Listen to find out why!

Also included this week, we lost three more people connected to Doctor Who, Missy is going to Big Finish, Paul shows off his rampant sexism and disdain for the working classes and of course, Omega's Tat Corner!

Sep 25, 2018
Who's He? Podcast #306 And the band plays In The Mood
01:03:25

On this weeks podcast, Phil and Paul travel back once again to wartime London with a look at The Doctor Dances. This is pretty much a love in as our reviewing pair heap on the praise for this Steven Moffat story and really cannot find anything negative to say about it!

But in the news this week, it's a sad time as we lost both actress Jaqueline Pearce and Production Designer Michael Pickwoad which has shocked and saddened in equal measure.

Also in the news, Big Finish has announced how it will be celebrating its 20th anniversary next year and will series 11 start in September or October?

Sep 04, 2018
Who's He? Video Podcast #015 - Hamilton Prickwillow - The Lost Interview
09:55

In this edition of the Who's He? Video Podcast, we bring you long forgotten footage of deceased monster actor Hamilton Prickwillow from 1978.

Aug 19, 2018
Who's He? Podcast #305 How am I gonna get through?
46:14

This week Phil and Paul tackle Nekromanteia from Big Finish. And oh dear, what a mistake they made by selecting this one! With a story that has some very suspect portrayals of women that that basically concludes with 'don't trust a woman', neither Paul nor Phil hold back with their views on this very disappointing story that contains far too many characters and double crosses and annoying cackling witches!

And in the news this week, we say goodbye to Alan Bennion, filming has wrapped on series 11 of Doctor Who, news that a Doctor Who Children in Need special is being filmed, Big Finish are reuniting Tom Baker, Lalla Ward, John Leeson and Matthew Waterhouse in a new series of 4th Doctor adventures and the DWAS are funding a blue heritage plaque for William Hartnell.

Aug 09, 2018
Who's He? Video Podcast #014 13th Doctor Sonic Screwdriver
08:39

 

In this special Who's He? Video Podcast, Phil looks that the new 13th Doctor Sonic Screwdriver from Character and takes you through the features of this new toy and explains the differences between this and the version from Seven20 which is available in North America.

Jul 29, 2018
Who's He? Podcast #304 So Jimmy put the gas masks on
01:05:35

This week the lads return to the era of the 9th Doctor and The Empty Child written by Steven Moffat. In this story of ghostly gas mask wearing children in the London Blitz of 1941, there is much still enjoy since this was first aired in 2005, with the writer, director and actors all on top form but somehow the conversation turns to the state of Phil's bottom. Listen to find out how that happened!

And in the news it's San Diego Comic Con all the way with a new series 11 trailer, Chris Chibnall sets out what we can expect in series 11 and there is loads of new tat for Omega's Tat Corner!

Jul 22, 2018
Who's He? Podcast #303 When you don't believe a word I say
50:35

In this episode recorded on a very hot Sunday afternoon in London, Phil and Paul decide to read The Edge of Destruction and discuss its merits with Betty Swollocks. While the televised version is not well regarded and dismissed as a time filler with a weak resolution, Phil and Paul defend this story and highlight just how much the book improves on the concept.

And in the news this episode, the BBC seek legal action over the leaked clip of series 11, we could be getting a series 11 trailer this week, the chances of an episode of Doctor Who on Christmas Day may have increased, we say goodbye to Helen Griffin and in Omega's Tat Corner the BBC have opened an Aladdins Cave of tat!

Jul 08, 2018
Who's He? Podcast #302 Call us Lord and Lady Stardust
01:00:24

 

In this episode, Phil and Paul grab some forged passports and tunnel their way out their cells to review Colditz by Big Finish. In this 7th Doctor and Ace story that features a future Doctor and introduces the character of Dr. Elizabeth Klein, the reviewing duo (well, Phil really) go off track with discussions on World War 2 themed toys of their youth, how warnings from history are being ignored or airbrushed from existence and how just how dangerously close we are to repeating the same mistakes that 1930's era Germany made. Oh, and they talk about the story itself of course!

And in the news, the new Doctor Who cast will appear at this years Comic Con in San Diego and we say goodbye to British soap legend Leslie Grantham.

And in a little bonus, the lads talk about their trip to the BFI to see the UK premiere of the blu-ray edition of Genesis of The Daleks!

Jun 25, 2018
Who's He? Podcast #301 I wasn't there that morning
01:02:09

Once again Phil and Paul dip their toes into the waters of the Eccleston era with a look at Father's Day written by Paul Cornell. As neither of our reviewing duo had really watched this episode since broadcast, do they think this story adds to the Doctor Who family or does it raise some serious Daddy issues? Listen to find out!

And in the news, classic Doctor Who on Twitch is all the rage while modern Who is alive again on the BBC iPlayer, BBC Maida Vale studios are to close and in rumour news a series 11 trailer to air after Englands first game in the World Cup?

Jun 12, 2018
Who's He? Podcast #300 I have seen him buying vegetables
01:28:59

The chaps at the Who's He? Podcast are celebrating a milestone in this episode! This is their 300th official podcast (discounting vidcasts and specials of course!) and also a belated celebration of their 7 years of podcasting.

So join the original Who's He? trio of Phil, Paul and Tony and settle back and listen them commenting the Daleks first big screen outing Dr. Who and The Daleks featuring Julian Clary cosplayers, Roy Castle mucking about and marvel at the three of them drinking delicious life giving alcohol!

The chaps would also like to thank all the listeners that have stuck with them over the last seven years and for getting them to episode 300!

May 28, 2018
Who's He? Podcast #299 To my knees failed
53:45

This week Phil and Paul travel back to Tudor times with The Marian Conspiracy from Big Finish. And while it has taken them a month later than planned to chat about this story, they both tackle this with their usual fervour and are both full of praise. Yes, praise!! Maybe the break did them good?

And in the news, there is list of of series 11 directors to talk about and in a lengthy Omega's Tat Corner, it's Dave Hill from Slade and a new range of 5.5 inch figures!

May 16, 2018
Who's He? Video Podcast #013 Wainscutting Mimsy - A Directors Tale
11:08

In this episode, Phil takes a quick look at forgotten director Wainscutting Mimsy and his troubled association with Doctor Who.

May 07, 2018
Who's He? Podcast Bonus Episode - To podcast or not to podcast?
47:15

In this bonus episode of the Who's He? Podcast, Phil drags James Rockliffe from the Doctor Who Podcast out of podcasting retirement to discuss podcasting and Doctor Who fandom. Is podcasting still necessary for Doctor Who fandom and is there a future for it? What shape shall podcasting take and what do people do it for? For fun, a career or just downloads? Listen in to find out!

Apr 22, 2018
Who's He? Podcast #298 Another six months, I'll be unknown
45:25

In this episode of the Who's He? Podcast, it's a very Christopher Eccleston themed edition where we look at The Long Game in our ongoing series 1 retrospective. But not only that it's Eccleston all the way in this weeks news also, with more on why he left Doctor Who and also his upcoming appearance at this years London Film Comic Con.

But in our review of The Long Game, the lads focus on the power house companion Adam and just how little he brings to the table.

Apr 02, 2018
Who's He? Podcast #297 And in the Master's chambers
01:12:26

This week, Phil and Paul plunge into the depths of the murky waters of Target and come bobbing up to the surface with a look at the novelisation of The Sea Devils by Malcom Hulke. And in a surprising turn of events, our intrepid duo don't agree on this book. But which one thought it was a majestic blue whale of a book and which one thought it was a wet haddock? Tune in to find out!

And in the news, we say goodbye to Ken Dodd, Dorka Nieradzik and Peter Miles, Christopher Eccleston opens up and what happened between him and the BBC after he left Doctor Who and in a welcome return to Omega's Tat Corner, it's handbag tat!

Mar 13, 2018
Who's He? Podcast #296 She's got a paradise camouflage
54:29

This week, Phil and Paul listen to another audio story from Big Finish and this time it's Creatures of Beauty starring Peter Davison and Sarah Sutton. Of course this being a Big Finish review, there will be spoilers a plenty but this time our reviewing duo had a tough time not giving away the plot of this non-linear tale of pollution and genocide, so settle back and listen to two bewildered Doctor Who fans and their stream of consciousness!

And in the news this week, it's plenty of series 11 news with a new logo and when the series will air, Murray Gold and Jamie Mathieson confirm they are not returning to Doctor Who and there is also news of some new Target novelisations!

Feb 27, 2018
Who's He? Podcast #295 And it makes a fiery ring
01:43:10

 

Fresh from his trip to the Gallifrey One convention in LA, Phil brings back a little pressie in the form of an audio commentary for Planet of Fire.

Featuring special guests Paul Heath and Peter Murphy from the much missed Pharos Project, plus Nick "Australian Nick" James (plus a late appearance by Felicity Brown), this commentary is not for the squeamish or the easily offended as this episode earns a well deserved "explicit" tag. So if you are of a nervous disposition, I would advise you look away now! If not, sit back and enjoy the our drunken ramblings.......

Feb 20, 2018
Who's He? Video Podcast #012 ACTING!!
06:11

In this latest edition of the Who's He? Video Podcast, Phil takes a look at how extras and actors have dominated scenes in Doctor Who with their special brand of ACTING!!

Feb 11, 2018
Who's He? Podcast #294 The ones left behind
01:02:58

Once again Phil and Paul return to the Christopher Eccleston era with Dalek in their never ending series 1 retrospective. Regarded as a modern classic of Doctor Who, how does this story of a lone Dalek hold up after 12 years? Listen as our intrepid duo discuss what they felt about this story on first watch in 2005 and how the little nod of continuity in this episode moulded Doctor Who of now.

And in the news, a competition on BBC Radio 1 to be at the premier of the 13th Doctors first story, DVD news from the Myth Makers team, we say goodbye to the mighty Peter Wyngarde and Jeremy Wilkin and in Omega's Tat Corner, some late festive tat!

Jan 30, 2018
Who's He? Podcast #293 S'in a giant clam
53:48

In the first podcast of 2018, Phil and Paul turn their attentions to the written word with the Target novelisation of Genesis of the Daleks by Terrance Dicks. In this classic story of the Daleks creation, the lads find much to enjoy but does the fact the TV story is so iconic, it ruins this book? While the pair of them to try to wrestle with this weighty topic, Paul takes it upon himself to ruin this classic story for everyone!

And in the news this week, a few morsels of information for series 11, a narrowly avoided legal dispute involving the name Lethbridge-Stewart, we say goodbye to David Fisher and Bella Emberg and to round things off, an unwelcome trip to Omega's Stats Corner!

Jan 16, 2018
Doctor Who: Who's He? Podcast #292 Wish I was at home for Christmas
01:05:55

This is it everyone! We finally say goodbye to Peter Capaldi and hello to Jodie Whittaker in Twice Upon a Time, this years Doctor Who Christmas Special. But did Phil and Paul find this to be special or were they overcome with a case of Christmas humbug and why does Phil feel particuarly troubled at the how the 1st Doctor was written? Well, there is only one way to find out and that's to listen to this latest episode of the Who's He? Podcast! And if you haven't watched it yet, there will be spoilers abound!

And instead of the news, we have stats in the unwelcome return of Omega's Stats Corner!

And lastly we just want to wish all our listeners a very Happy New Year and we will see you in 2018!

Dec 28, 2017
Who's He? Podcast #291 Now five years later on you've got the world at your feet
56:25

Jingle bells, Batman smells, Robin laid an egg! Yes, it's nearly Christmas so that means it's time for the Who's He? Podcast Christmas Special! So sit back and relax and listen as Phil, Paul and Tony mutter their way through K9 and Company in a festive audio commentary! Amongst the devil worship and sacrifice and an entire village getting drunk and smoking themselves to death, our intrepid trio hold up in the face of adversity (with the help of good old fashioned booze!) and bravely try to be informative with what was on telly and what was the Christmas number 1 on 28th December 1981.

Incidentally, a happy Christmas to all of you at home!

Dec 22, 2017
Who's He? Video Podcast #011 - The kid stays in the picture!
15:58

In this edition of the Who's He? Video Podcast, Phil presents his top 5 examples of stunt casting in Doctor Who.

Dec 18, 2017
Who's He? Podcast #290 Your jewelled sword twinkles as the world rolls by
48:13

In this episode Phil and Paul plug in their earphones and listen to Sword of Orion from Big Finish. In this story of salvage, smuggling and Cybermen, the pair of them find plenty to enjoy in this very early 8th Doctor audio adventure. But beware, there are spoilers aplenty in this review (it was released in 2001 after all!), so listen at your peril!

And in the news, the air time for Twice Upon a Time is known, another international showing of the Christmas special is announced and series 11 is getting a cinematic makeover!

Dec 12, 2017
Who's He? Podcast #289 Your World War 3 is drawing near
49:02

In an episode that Phil and Paul have been dreading, they are forcibly sat down and made to watch World War Three in their continuing series 1 retrospective. With badly acted news reporters, Mickey's chip shop condiments and the ridiculous Slitheen, the pair of them try their damnedest to find some good in this story!

And in the news, screenings of the Christmas special are to occur in Canada and the North of England, Shada DVD news, we say goodbye to Keith Baron and Rodney Bewes and in Omega's Tat Corner there is an item of tat that you can pull nice and tight around your neck!

Nov 28, 2017
Who's He? Podcast #288 Man I had a dreadful flight
01:05:37

In this episode, Paul and Phil scrape the bottom of the Doctor Who barrel and decided to tackle the Target novelisation of Time Flight, written by Peter Grimwade. And do you think the book will be any better than the televised version? Do you think the book will address the racist caricatures that were present in the TV serial? Do you think the book will.....oh don't bother! Just listen to be disappointed, as if you were expecting anything else?

And in the news this week, we say goodbye to three Doctor Who alumni, Jodie Whittaker's 13th Doctor Costume is revealed, there are some NuWHo Target books on the way and in a return to Omega's Tat Corner, there is some quality timekeeping tat!

Nov 15, 2017
Who's He? Podcast #287 Dragged down by the stone
47:16

A wet and soggy Phil and Paul (recently released from prison) come up for air and review Prisoners of the Lake from Big Finish, the first in their Third Doctor Adventures series. Both of our intrepid reviewers find themselves transported back to Saturdays nights in the 1970's in a story that could only be written for the third Doctor and Jon Pertwee but did Tim Treloar manage to recreate that Pertwee magic?

And in the news, the pair of them catch up with recent events with the casting and director news for Series 11, a River Song Big Finish update and Shada being shown in Australian cinemas.

Nov 01, 2017
Who's He? Podcast #286 There might even be a spin off
01:16:22

In this episode Phil is joined by the wonderful Erika Ensign from the Verity Podcast. And in the wake of Class being cancelled recently, they decided to sit down and chat about the various Doctor Who spin offs that have been made for TV starting with K9 and Company and right up to date with the aforementioned Class and also just how the TV stations in their respective countries treated some of these series. It might not be as different as you think!

And you can find Erika's podcasts below:

Verity Podcast - https://veritypodcast.wordpress.com

Lazy Doctor Who - https://www.theincomparable.com/lazydoctorwho/

Audio Guide to Babylon 5 - http://b5audioguide.com

Total Party Kill Podcast - https://www.theincomparable.com/tpk/

Uncanny Magazine Podcast - https://uncannymagazine.com/type/podcasts/

Beginners Puck - https://www.theincomparable.com/puck/

Oct 24, 2017
Who's He? Podcast #285 Interview Special - Wendy Padbury
25:49

In this edition of the Who's He? Podcast, we have our third and final interview recorded at the Whooverville 9 convention in September.

This time, we chat to the wonderful Wendy Padbury about her life and career and she reveals her unhappy experience working on a classic British horror film.

Thanks again to the guys at Staggering Stories for letting me sit in on the interview:

Staggering Stories Website:

https://www.staggeringstories.net

 

 

Oct 16, 2017
Who's He? Podcast #284 Any way the wind blows
01:10:18

Phil and Paul return once again to the past with their series 1 retrospective with a look at Aliens of London by Russell T. Davies. In this tale of alien invasion and copious amounts of farting, how does this story hold up now? Well, Phil thought time was kinder to it then he remembered but Paul, well, he's not a fan of soap operas it seems!

Also, we have an interview with Hayden Gribble from the Diddly Dum Podcast who talks about his new book Child Out of Time: Growing Up With Doctor Who in The Wilderness Years.

And in the news, Shada is getting the animated treatment and we say goodbye to Trevor Martin.

Find information on Hayden's book here.

 

Oct 11, 2017
Who's He? Podcast #283 Interview Special - Michael Pickwoad
25:30

 

In this special Who's He? Podcast, we bring you another interview conducted in September at the Whooverville 9 convention in Derby. This time, Phil sat down with Karen and Adam from the Staggering Stories podcast to interview Doctor Who Production Designer Michael Pickwoad.

Also included this episode is a review of the latest in the The Doctors DVD series from Koch Media, The Tom Baker Years.

You can find the Staggering Stories Podcast by clicking on the link below:

https://www.staggeringstories.net

 

Oct 03, 2017
Who's He? Podcast #282 Don't you love farce?
01:19:53

In this episode Phil and Paul have another crack at a Target novelisation with The Greatest Show In The Galaxy by Stephen Wyatt. As neither Phil nor Paul are particular fans of McCoys era on TV, they were both afraid that this read would be a struggle. However, as Phil has a soft spot for this story and Paul doesn't it didn't bode well for this review but the pair of them surprised each other when they started talking and they also decide who Peggy Mount could take in a fight.

And in a change to the normal schedule, Phil talks to writer Andrew Smith about Doctor Who and most importantly his 10K run in aid of the Lily Foundation, a charity that is very important to him. So sit back and enjoy and don't forget to donate!

Andrew Smith Just Giving Page:

www.justgiving.com/fundraising/andrew-smith248

Twitter: @Andr3wSmith

The Lily Foundation:

www.thelilyfoundation.org.uk

Twitter: @4LilyFoundation

Sep 25, 2017
Who's He? Podcast #281 Interview Special - Philip Hinchcliffe
31:53

 

In this special edition of the Who's He? Podcast, a very nervous Phil talks to legendary Doctor Who producer Philip Hinchcliffe at the Whooverville 9 convention in Derby.

As well as discussing his time on Doctor Who, he also talks about writing scripts for Crossroads and the irritant that was Mary Whitehouse! Don't miss it!

Staggering Stories Podcast: https://www.staggeringstories.net

Tims Take On Podcast: http://timstakeon.libsyn.com

Whooverville Convention: http://whooverville.org

Sep 17, 2017
Who's He? Video Podcast #010 - D.W.E. R.I.P.
12:37

 

In this edition of the Who's He? Video Podcast, Phil pays tribute to the Doctor Who Experience which has now sadly closed in Cardiff.

Phil also manages to slip in a bit of good old fashioned nepotism into the show as well!

Sep 10, 2017
Who's He? Podcast #280 It takes an idea and makes 3D stuff
42:28

Phil and Paul return to the Doctors audio adventures and this time they have selected David Tennant's and Catherine Tate's first audio adventure for Big Finish, Technophobia. In a bright and breezy review with no signs of either of them running for the hills at the sight of a microphone, both of our intrepid hosts find a lot to enjoy in this story and comment on whether this captures the essence of New Who and does it also recapture the 10th Doctor and Donna Noble relationship?

And in the news, rumour that Bradley Walsh is the new companion (which leads into a thread of "two handers"..... ooer!), RTD gets a lifetime achievement award and in Omega's Tat Corner and item of apparel that will make you stand out at any party!

Aug 30, 2017
Who's He? Podcast #279 Like Charles Dickens there's a lesson to be learned
55:28

After what feels like a lifetime, Phil and Paul return once again to their series one retrospective and The Unquiet Dead by Mark Gatiss. In a story that sees the writer, director and cast all on top form, it leads the pair of them to question whether Mark Gatiss output for Doctor Who requires a reappraisal. But they also question whether the alien in this story really deserved to become a villain at the end or whether the Doctors attitude towards the dead was story enough?

And in the news this week, Jodie Whittakers reactions to being cast as the Doctor, there's a Doctor Who actor celebrating a centenary, we say goodbye to Victor Pemberton and Hywell Bennett and in Omega's Tat Corner (or Tats Corner as Phil keeps saying!) it's Mr. Men tat.

Aug 15, 2017
Who's He? Podcast #278 What is it good for?
57:59

It's Target time again and this time Phil and Paul have selected the behemoth that is The War Games by Malcom Hulke. So how can a 10 episode TV story translate into a very short book? Well, it appears that Paul and Phil have a difference of opinion on this one with topics such as characters that go nowhere, acting that is distracting, disappointment at the author and whether this book is best read while eating your favourite ice cream.

And in the news, the casting of Jodie Whittaker continues to be debated, the title of the Christmas Special is revealed, is Shada getting the animated treatment and the sad passing of Deborah Watling and Trevor Baxter.

Aug 01, 2017
Who's He? Video Podcast #009 Dereck Boaring Special
12:28

In this Who's He? Video Podcast Special, we lift the lid on Doctor Who special effects man Dereck Boaring, a man who's life ended in mystery and also premier the only surviving footage of the man himself.  Don't miss it!!

Jul 18, 2017
Who's He? Podcast #277 Shaved her legs and then he was a she
29:16

In this special Who's He? Podcast we discuss the breaking news that Jodie Whittaker has been cast as the new Doctor taking over from Peter Capaldi!

Hear our reactions to the news and also your reactions at the casting!

Jul 16, 2017
Who's He? Podcast #276 Even the hero gets a bullet in the chest
01:12:42

This is it folks, the last in this series of Doctor Who and Peter Capaldi's penultimate story before he bows out at Christmas, The Doctor Falls. After the fantastic World Enough and Time, does this story provide a satisfactory conclusion to the final story and the series itself? Well, Paul and Phil certainly wax lyrical about Capaldi, Mackie and Lucas and whether the Master and Missy meeting really added up to much and they also discuss THAT ending and what possibly could happen on Christmas Day?

There is also listener feedback and also one final trip to Omega's Stats Corner.

Jul 05, 2017
Who's He? Podcast #275 Gonna make you pay for that great big hole in my heart
01:12:19

Wow. This week, Phil and Paul talk about World Enough and Time, quite possibly the finest, creepiest and most gripping episode of Doctor Who in a long time. With the Tardis trio taking Missy on a mission, what could possibly go wrong? Well, quite a lot as it goes and we're starting the Let's Not Kill Bill campaign right here!

But in the absence of any news this week, the pair of them talk about what is a spoiler and how the announcement of John Simm and the Mondasian Cybermen returning some months ago affected any surprises this series had.

Also as an added bonus, Phil reviews The Doctors: The Pat Troughton Years DVD released by Koch Media. Thanks to Witchfinder PR for the DVD.

@WitchfinderPR

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Jun 27, 2017
Who's He? Podcast #274 I'll be there before you close the door
50:46

This week, Phil and Paul look at The Eaters of Light by returning Doctor Who scribe Rona Munro. In a tale of Scottish braves, Roman occupation and a light eating alien, there should be plenty to enjoy. But did our reviewing duo think so? Listen to find out what they thought plus what our listeners thought in our feedback section.

And in the news, Derek Jacobi is coming to Big Finish as the Master, the date has been given of when the Doctor Who Experience will close and of course, Omega's Stats Corner!

Jun 20, 2017
Who's He? Podcast #273 It's long and hard this road to Mars
58:47

This week Phil and Paul journey to Mars with erm.. the Empress of Mars by Mark Gatiss. In this tale of Ice Warriors vs Victorian Soldiers, is this a return to form for series 10 after a couple of bumpy episodes? Well, our reviewing duo certainly have a lot to discuss with the return of an old fan favourite, more movie references than you can shake a stick at and also plenty of listener feedback!

And in the news, RTD knows who the new Doctor is and there is Omega's Stats and Tat Corner!

Jun 13, 2017
Who's He? Podcast #272 Every legend tells of conquest and liberty
55:43

This week Phil and Paul reach the end of the Monk trilogy with Lie of the Land. Is this an improvement on last weeks episode and does it provide a satisfactory conclusion? You will have to listen to find out what they thought but you can be sure that they will discuss a companion shooting the Doctor, Missy and of course fake regenerations! And not only do you hear what our reviewing duo thought but also what you thought in our listener feedback section!

And in the news, Peter Sallis passes away at the grand old age of 96, Patrick Ness reveals that he won't be returning to Class and of course there is Omega's Stats Corner!

Jun 06, 2017
Who's He? Podcast #271 All my past and futures
53:11

In this episode Phil and Paul tackle The Pyramid at the End of the World, the latest in this series of Doctor Who. Well, it had to end didn't it? Not the world, the run of outstanding episodes! Unfortunately neither Paul nor Phil can find many niceties to say regarding this story featuring the most inept scientific laboratory committed to TV and an endless list of coincidences that neither of them find believable. And Phil really has it in for anyone wearing a beret badly.

And in the news, Doctor Who will reach at least series 15 and will be shown in China, the BBC Store is to close, Rachel Talalay is to direct the Christmas Special and there is a truncated Omega's Stats Corner.

May 30, 2017
Who's He? Podcast #270 Here comes the twist -- I don't exist
53:55

This week Steven Moffatt is back on writing duties with Extremis. And as usual, his writing seems to divide fandom so will this happen to Phil and Paul? After 5 weeks of cracking Doctor Who stories, will this story bring all this to an end? Listen as the pair of them solve mysteries they themselves have created and also hear what the listeners thought in our regular feedback section!

And in the news this week, Eric Pringle passes away aged 82, a new Doctor Who game for your mobile and of course, Omega's Stats Corner!

May 24, 2017
Who's He? Podcast #269 A lack of oxygen from my life support
59:55

In this episode of the Who's He? Podcast, Phil and Paul venture into deep space with a full tank of air each and take a look at Oxygen, the latest episode of Doctor Who. And what an episode! Holding the mirror up to real world capitalism and racism, has Doctor Who ever been more political? And has the show ever taken this kind of risk with its lead character before? Find out what our intrepid duo think and also what you the listener think as well in our feedback section.

And in the news this week, the sad news that Geoffrey Bayldon has passed away, the 10th Doctor and Rose team up for Big Finish and of course there is stats in Omega's Stats Corner!

May 16, 2017
Who's He? Podcast #268 I can hear your music playin'
01:03:12

This week Paul and Phil hide under the couch as they review the haunted house themed episode Knock Knock, episode 4 of this series of Doctor Who! Co-starring the ever brilliant David Suchet, this week sees the Doctor helping Bill move house and show everyone his love of Little Mix. And were Paul and Phil scared witless? Were they reduced to quivering mounds of jelly (to be fair they both look like that anyway)? Tune in to find out!

And in the news this week, Torchwood gets a sequel to Miracle Day courtesy of Big Finish, Series 10 DVD/BluRay news, a new Doctor Who interactive game on Skype, plus Omega's Stats and Tat Corners!

May 09, 2017
Who's He? Podcast #267 If you should go skating
44:10

In this episode, Paul and Phil put on their skating boots and head out onto the Thin Ice to review this weeks Doctor Who! Is this going to be 3 out of 3 for the Who's He? lads (ok, Phil wobbled a bit last week)? Will Peter Capaldi and Pearl Mackie continue their amazing on screen chemistry? Well, the answer is a resounding yes to both questions as they both enjoy the hell out of Sarah Dollard's 19th century set romp! We also find out what you at home thought as well in our listener feedback section.

And in the news, Steven Moffatt to attend this years Hay Festival and that's about it! But there is Omega's Stats Corner and Tat Corner to fill the void!

May 02, 2017
Who's He? Podcast #266 A smile that relieves a heart that grieves
45:49

Smile! That's what the lads are doing whilst they review the second episode of this series of Doctor Who. But are they genuine happy smiling faces that Phil and Paul are sporting or are they the forced smiles that some of the characters were wearing this story? And as this is also Frank Cottrell Boyce's 2nd contribution to Doctor Who, do the lads think this is an improvement on In The Forest of The Night? Listen to find out what they thought and also what the listeners thought in our listener feedback.

And in a very quiet news week, episode 4 is getting a special  3D audio experience on the BBC iPlayer which leads Phil to try and explain binaural sound (he fails). And we also continue with our new feature, Omega's Stats Corner!

Apr 25, 2017
Who's He? Podcast #265 I come back to the place you are
58:07

It's here! After an excruciating wait, series 10 of Doctor Who is finally here in the shape of The Pilot. And what a way to begin! But what did Phil and Paul make of this story that had to introduce the new companion Bill Potts and 50 years of Doctor Who to introduce to a new audience? Well, the pair of them had plenty to say and with differing opinions also. Listen to find out what they said and also to what you thought with your listener feedback.

And in the news, they finally talk about John Simm's return as The Master in series 10, what the latest in rumour control is and with a new series comes stats in a new feature of the podcast - Omega's Stats Corner!

Apr 19, 2017
Who's He? Video Podcast #008 Cybermen! Fousands of 'em!
10:28

In this edition of the Who's He? Video Podcast, Phil takes a look at the Cybermen have changed over the show's history and his idea on how to make the Cybermen scary again!

 

Apr 16, 2017
Who's He? Video Podcast #007 Well, here we go again!
09:46

In this edition of the Who's He? Video Podcast (originally released in February 2017), Phil laments that Peter Capaldi is leaving Doctor Who and also gets angry at the hair colour of the actors tipped to replace him.

 

Apr 16, 2017
Who's He? Video Podcast #006 Hamilton Prickwillow The Final Interview
27:29

In this edition of the Who's He? Video Podcast (originally released in December 2016), they are proud to present the final interview with the master of Doctor Who monster acting, Hamilton Prickwillow, who sadly died after this was recorded.

Apr 16, 2017
Who's He? Video Podcast #005 Mummy I want that now!
08:27

In this episode of the Who's He? Video Podcast (originally released in September 2016), Phil looks at what Doctor Who toys were around for kids in the 1960's and 70's.

 

Apr 16, 2017
Who's He? Video Podcast #004 Hamilton Prickwillow Interview Special!
19:35

In this edition of the Who's He? Video Podcast (originally released in July 2016), a legend of monster acting talks about his time on Doctor Who and the trials of working in rubber and with big headed rivals.

 

Apr 16, 2017
Who's He? Video Podcast #003 Omega's Tat Corner Special!
04:22

In this special and short Omega's Tat Corner special (originally released in June 2016), Phil looks at the new 12th Doctor Sonic Screwdriver from Character Online.

 

Apr 16, 2017
Who's He? Video Podcast #002 Three sugars please darlin'
07:43

In this edition of the Who's He? Video Podcast (originally released in May 2016), Phil looks at the role of women in Doctor Who over the years.

 

Apr 16, 2017
Who's He? Video Podcast #001 Why on earth did you leave that in?
05:12

In this first Who's He? Video Podcast (recorded and released in March 2016), Phil ponders why certain mistakes were left in Doctor Who and reveals what his favourite mistakes are through the power of acting.

Apr 16, 2017
Who's He? Podcast #264 So tell me who I see when I look in your eyes
01:11:59

It's audio commentary time!  Yes, after nearly a year, the trio of Phil, Paul and Tony reconvene to talk and drink all the way through both episodes of The Rescue! Marvel once again at Tony's spurious facts based on the day of the story's original broadcast, which causes Phil to become a little worried! And at some point along the way, they also talk about The Rescue!

And in the news, Tim Piggott-Smith dies age 70, the news that Bill Potts is Doctor Who's first gay companion and a spoiler that hit the press that is so spoilery, Phil and Paul won't even discuss it!

Apr 11, 2017
Who's He? Podcast #263 Companion Special - Ace
01:03:41

In this Who's He? Companion Special, Phil chats to podcaster, designer and media maverick Ash Farbrother (he told us to write that) about his favourite companion - Dorothy McShane, better known as Ace.

Also, they also talk about Ash's other obessions - horror films and wrestling!

Twitter: @HammeredHorror
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Mar 28, 2017
Who's He? Podcast #262 Rip off the mask and lets see
54:17

It's Target time! Yes, Phil and Paul let rip on Eric Sawards novelisation of Attack of The Cybermen! A story where not much attacking happens and where the writer appears to be more happy writing an episode of The Sweeney than Doctor Who! However, the lads plough through and are pleased to note that there is feline action along with plenty of sewer action. And Paul cannot get Brian Glover out of his mind.

And in the news this week, a new series 10 trailer, Mondasian Cybermen return in series 10 and Phil and Paul come up with a theory as to when Peter Capaldi will actually leave Doctor Who.

And if you would like to vote for us in the British Podcast Awards, please click here

Mar 14, 2017
Who's He? Podcast #261 I saw him dancing there by the record machine
50:32

Phil and Paul once again return to their series 1 retrospective with a look at The End of The World, written by Russell T. Davies. This time, Phil and Paul have varying views on this one with Paul enjoying it and Phil a little bit more critical then he has been of late! This makes Paul go the defensive and Phil makes an admission of what happened when re-watching this story!

And in the news this week, the sad passing of actor Neil Fingleton, a series 10 teaser trailer, unsubstantiated claims that Class has been axed and in Omega's Tat Corner it's high class crystal tat!

Feb 28, 2017
Who's He? Podcast #260 I wanna be like you
48:26

In this edition of the Who's He? Podcast, Phil and Paul delve into the cloning tanks and look into the face of The King of Sontar from Big Finish. Featuring the 4th Doctor and Leela, this story has a lot that Phil and Paul enjoy but they disagree slightly on a characters actions and Paul is obviously hungry during recording as he mistakes a character for an Italian dish.

In this the news week, the lads return to Peter Capaldi leaving and all the casting rumours for the 13th Doctor and there is news on a couple of returning foes for series 10.

 

Feb 14, 2017
Who's He? Podcast #259 Trying to keep an eye on you
01:08:15

Well, after the lads had finished recording, the news broke that Peter Capaldi announced that he was leaving the role of the Doctor. Despite being caught on the hop, this not entirely unexpected turn of events never the less shocked certain fans but also there was the earth shattering news that Sir John Hurt sadly passed away and we also lost Philip Bond.

But once the news is discussed, it's down to business with their review of the Target novelisation of The Curse of Peladon by Brian Hayles. This is story is held in high regard by both Phil and Paul and never more relevant than it has ever been, so it was with some trepidation that Paul approached this story as he didn't want to get caught out by an appearance of King Peladon's thigh boots!

Jan 31, 2017
Who's He? Podcast #258 She lives with a broken man
57:13

In this edition of the Who's He? Podcast, it's back to 2005 where it all began again! Yes, this week Paul and Phil take a look at Christopher Eccleston's first appearance as the Doctor in Rose. So how does this story hold up after nearly 12 years? Just what was the impact back in 2005 and does it carry that same impact now? And are burping wheelie bins still not funny?

And in the news this week, audience figure woes continue for Class, director Rodney Bennett passes away and in Omega's Tat Corner, its board game tat!

Jan 18, 2017
Who's He? Podcast #257 Here I come to save the day!
54:33

Hooray! After what felt like an eternity, there was new Doctor Who to watch in the form of this years (or should that be last year now?) Christmas special, The Return of Doctor Mysterio. So, what do Phil and Paul make of superhero themed special? Is it Christmassy enough? Is it superhero..ee enough? Is it Doctor Who...eree (ok I'll stop now) enough? But most importantly after a year of no Doctor Who on our TV screens, was it worth the wait? Find out what they think, plus what our listeners thought of it too.

And in the news, it's the return of the dreaded stats, the series 10 trailer gets dissected by dedicated fans, more 4th Doctor adventures from Big Finish are on the way and there's New Years Honours news.

Jan 05, 2017
Who's He? Podcast #256 It's a wonderful, wonderful life
56:14

It's the Who's He? Podcast Christmas Special! And as the lads have run out of TV Christmas Specials to review (at least until The Feast Of Steven is recovered), they turn to Big Finish for help with a listen to Flip Flop featuring the 7th Doctor and Mel in a Christmas set story. It's the lads first Mel Bush audio story, so how will they find Mel now in this rather unique take on a time travel story, toned down or just as shrill as before? And just how festive is this story, does it reach the heights of an Andy Williams Christmas spectacular or as festive as a Seaside Special hosted by Peter Powell (ask your parents)?

And in the news this week, Class confirmed for a late night slot, Toby Whithouse confirmed for writing duties on series 10 and in Omega's Tat Corner it's time piece tat!

And finally, it just leaves us to say a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all our listeners. Thanks for sticking with us! 

Dec 19, 2016
Who's He Podcast #255 La la la, la la la la la
01:18:05

This week Paul and Phil discuss the final two episodes of Class, The Metaphysical Engine or What Quill Did and The Lost. And what did they think? Were they left disappointed or is there the promise of more to come and does it deserve a second series? Join Phil and Paul as they discuss this somewhat up and down series and marvel as Phil undermines his own argument.

And in the news, the broadcast time for The Return of Doctor Mysterio, the Vashta Nerada meet the 4th Doctor for Big Finish, Delia Derbyshire has a road named after her, an unwelcome return of the dreaded stats and in Omega's Tat Corner it's festive fare all round!

Dec 06, 2016
Who's He? Podcast #254 In the shadows of my life
52:30

In this edition of the Who's He? Podcast, Phil and Paul take a look at episodes 5 and 6 of Class, namely Brave-ish Heart and Detained.  So how does the conclusion to the Shadowkin two parter fair?  And what about our heroes having to divulge the truth to their friends in the claustraphobic Detained?  Well to be honest, Phil and Paul are starting to struggle and compare, perhaps unfairly, the series so far to Miracle Day!  A sure sign the pair of them are starting to struggle!  But it's not all bad as they still find plenty of stuff to like.  Honestly!

And in the news, a teaser, trailer, whatever for The Return of Doctor Mysterio on this years Children in Need and talking of the Christmas special, news of it being shown in US cinemas and Australian TV and the rumour mill starts up again about Capaldi leaving. Again.

Nov 21, 2016
Who's He? Podcast #253 You've been hurt so before
01:15:39

In this weeks Who's He? Podcast, Phil and Paul cast their eye over episodes 3 and 4 of Class, Nightvisiting and Co-Owner of a Lonely Heart. As a lot of Doctor Who fans are undecided, love it or hate it, what do Paul and Phil think of the series so far? Has it found its feet or is still finding its way and establish its identity? Well the pair of them seem to know, so tune in to listen to them discuss, argue, laugh and sword fight (that may be a lie) their way through this weeks podcast!

And in the news this week, a colourised version of the animated The Power of The Daleks is heading our way, The Doctor Who Experience is set to close, some semi-stats for Class and in Omega's Tat Corner its time for Christmas tat!

 

Nov 07, 2016
Who's He? Podcast #252 No dark sarcasm in the classroom
01:13:57

After months of waiting, Class is finally here! So after all the reviews are out and better late than never, Phil and Paul chime in with their views on For Tonight We Might Die and The Coach With The Dragon Tattoo. Did the dynamic duo enjoy this highly anticipated Doctor Who spin off? Did they agree on absolutely everything? Listen as you might be surprised! Or maybe it's business as usual?

And in the news, the extras are announced for the Power of The Daleks download and DVD release, three original Doctor Who books are re-released by BBC Books and the sad passing of Steve Dillon.

Oct 28, 2016
Who's He? Podcast #251 Because the revolution's here
49:30

This week, Phil and Paul read a book and talk about it! Yes, it's time for another Target review and this time they have chosen The Reign of Terror by Ian Marter to get their teeth into. And while Paul fends off fits of coughing during the recording, they both enjoy this tale of spies in revolutionary France and also make comparisions with the televised version but which fares better? Listen to find out!

And in the news, the title of this years Christmas special is revealed, a Class trailer hits the interwebs, there's awards news and the strange case of a classic series writer writing a script for series 10.

 

Oct 11, 2016
Who's He? Podcast #250 Can you hear me calling you?
59:27

We're here! Phil and Paul have finally arrived at the end of their series 2 retrospective and Doomsday. Yes, heartstrings will be pulled and old enemies will face each other in pure fan wish fulfilment but was it worth the wait in the most arduous series review ever conducted by a podcast or were they left wanting more? Listen as Paul is dragged down to Phil's level!

And in the news, it's all about Class and the strange decision of BBC America and a long overdue return to Omega's Tat Corner.

Sep 27, 2016
Who's He? Podcast #249 Think of me and I'll be there
01:00:36

In this edition of the Who's He? Podcast, Phil and Paul review Seasons of Fear from Big Finish. This 8th Doctor story featuring Paul McGann and India Fisher as Charlie Pollard sees the Doctor chasing a foe through the history of Britain who is working for an old foe. Now, while the returning foe is revealed in their spoilerific review, Paul recounts how Phil ruined the reveal for him with a simple text message!

And in the news, Phil and Paul catch up with what has been happening and it's quite a bit actually! Peter Capaldi gives away when Doctor Who will return to our screens next year, Power of The Daleks has been animated, when Class will be airing on BBC3 and Christopher Eccleston regretting not doing a 2nd series.

And breathe!

 

Sep 13, 2016
Who's He? Podcast #248 Companion Special - Rose Tyler
44:00

In this companion special edition of the Who's He? Podcast, Phil chats to Marc Atkinson from the Progtor Who Podcast about his favourite companion - Rose Tyler.

They also discuss Marc's career as a gigging musician and also about his book Eternal, so don't miss it!

Links:

Website: http://progtorwho.co.uk
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/progtorwho
iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/progtor-who/id910131267?mt=2
Twitter: @marcdoctor

Aug 30, 2016
Who's He? Podcast #247 Ja tvoi Rabotnik robotnik
53:56

In this edition of the Who's He? Podcast, Phil and Paul turn their attention to the Target novelisation of The Robots of Death by Terrance Dicks. In this classic Agatha Christie style whodunnit set IN THE FUTURE, can Phil and Paul separate the oh so wonderful images of the TV version from the written word or is this story just too damn good in its audio visual format? And will Paul ever get those tiny cows out of his mind?

And in the so called news, rumours abound that Peter Capaldi will stay on after series 10, Doctor Who: The Movie is coming to blu-ray and Peter Davison writes his autobiography.

Aug 16, 2016
Who's He? Podcast #246 Companion Special - The Brigadier
01:17:17

In this companion special, Phil talks to a returning guest and friend to the show, comedian Robbie Bonham to discuss his favourite companion - Brigadier Alistair Gordon Lethbridge Stewart!

Phil also asks Robbie about life as a stand up comedian and comedy in general. In fact they talk about this for quite some time!!

Links:

Website: www.robbiebonham.com
Facebook: Robbie Bonham Comedy
Twitter: @RBonhamCartoons

Aug 02, 2016
Who's He? Podcast #245 They subjugate the meek
46:52

Yes, once again Phil and Paul return to their never ending series 2 retrospective with a look at Army of Ghosts and believe me, they will be glad when it's over as much as you! So, what do they think of this episode after all this time? Well, Phil in particular seems hell bent on picking holes in this story and saving all of his ire for bluetooth headsets, while Paul reveals his ghost busting secrets!

And in what is a very slow and practically non existent news week, Doctor Who Comics to appear at the San Diego Comic Con and confirmation of Tom Bakers character in Star Wars: Rebels!

Jul 19, 2016
Who's He? Podcast #244 My need is such, I pretend too much
49:07

In this episode, the lads take a look at The Crimes of Thomas Brewster from Big Finish starring Colin Baker and the late, great Maggie Stables. In a story of flying mechanical insects, living planets, South London gangsters and impersonation, join Phil and Paul as they provide for your listening pleasure a spoiler ridden discussion on a story they were both looking forward to reviewing, mainly because of the fantastic Evelyn Smythe!

And in the news this week, director news for series 10, awards nominations and honorary doctorates. And in Omega's Tat Corner, a piece of tat that you just can't eat without!

Jul 05, 2016
Who's He? Podcast #243 If it's good for your mind
51:21

In this weeks show, Phil and Paul ponder over the Target novelisation of The Krotons written by Terrance Dicks. As this is neither Robert Holmes finest script and neither is it one the 2nd Doctor's finest stories, does the book address the many issues of this story, namely poor characterisation and some really clunky baddies? Listen to find out!

And in the news, Series 10 filming is underway with some casting and crew announcements to boot, Peter Capaldi makes the ballot stages of this years Emmy's, there's Damehood news and in Omega's Tat Corner, Phil plugs the Who's He? Podcast Youtube channel and there's expensive antique tat which leads Phil and Paul down double entendre alley!

Jun 22, 2016
Who's He? Podcast #242 Companion Special - Leela
01:02:09

In this Companion Special Phil is joined by Jim Cameron from the Krynoid Podcast to discuss his favourite companion Leela as played by Louise Jameson.

They also discuss the Krynoid Podcast and Jim and Phil let slip dark secrets from their childhood.

Links:

Website: http://krynoid.libsyn.com/
Podbean: http://www.podbean.com/podcast-detail/gj75v-39579/Doctor-Who:-The-Krynoid-PodCast
Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/doctor-who-the-krynoid-podcast
iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/doctor-who-krynoid-podcast/id338863438?mt=2
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/krynoidpodcast/
Twitter: @KrynoidPodCast
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Jun 07, 2016
Who's He? Podcast #241 Picture H.G. Wells without a brain
01:34:38

This week it's time for an audio commentary and it's no ordinary commentary. Oh no, because Phil, Paul and a returning Tony decided to sit down and watch Timelash. Oh dear. Still, it was their decision, so they bravely battle through the entire story bringing you facts from the day of the original broadcast.

But they also take stock of what is happening before their eyes and notice the generous amounts of ham, how much H.G. Wells reminds them of Adric and how one actor is channelling David Bowie.

May 24, 2016
Who's He? Podcast #240 Makes me some kind of superman
43:32

In this weeks Who's He? Podcast, Phil and Paul take a look at Primeval from Big Finish.  This story sees the Doctor and Nyssa return to Traken but are they pawns in a game being played by a vengeful god? Well, if you listen to this, you'll find out because as usual, this review is full of spoilers (it was released in 2001 after all), so listen at your peril!

And in the news, a writers room is being considered for series 11, Big Finish sees its Doctor Who and Torchwood license renewed and there's awards news!

May 10, 2016
Who's He? Podcast #239 And I'll light the fuse
55:36

In this weeks episode, Phil and Paul return once again to their series 2 retrospective with a review of that firm fan favourite Fear Her by Matthew Graham. Yes, it's reached that point that the pair of them have been dreading. But have either Paul or Phil changed their minds about this story or do they still detest this with every fibre of the existence and is the Olympic dream dead?

And in the news, Phil and Paul play catch up with items they have missed over the last couple of weeks. Unfortunately a few famous faces left us during that time but this is tempered with the announcement and trailer for the Doctors new companion!! And just how did this go down with fandom? And in Omega's Tat corner it's baking, drinking and watchmaking tat!

Apr 26, 2016
Who's He? Podcast #238 - Companion Special - River Song
34:59

In this Who's He? Podcast Companion Special, Phil talks to a returning friend of the show, Stephen Prescott from the excellent Madman With A Box Podcast to discuss his favourite Doctor Who Companion - River Song.

Not only that but Stephen also talks about his experiences as a Doctor Who cosplayer!

Links:

Website: http://www.amadmanwithabox.com
iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/doctor-who-madman-box-podcast/id499600941?mt=2
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/madmanboxpod/

Twitter: @MadManBoxPod
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Apr 12, 2016
Who's He? Podcast #237 Grey mists drift upon the water
01:30:28

In this episode of the Who's He? Podcast, Phil and Paul return once again to the written word of Target with a look at Doctor Who and The Loch Ness Monster by Terrance Dicks. Based on Terror of The Zygons, a classic of Doctor who, Phil and Paul critique the changes made between screen and book and does it also add up to be a classic in written form also?

Also this week, Phil talks to composer and DJ Dominic Glynn who most of you should know rearranged the Doctor Who theme for season 23. Amongst other things, Dominic talks of his time working on the show and who and what inspired him to become a composer. Don't miss it!

And in the news, Peter Capaldi on series 11, the passing of another Who actor and in Omega's Tat Corner, some tat that is strangely familiar.

Dominic Glynn Links:

Website: http://dominic-glynn.com/
Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/nobones-2
Twitter: @DominicGlynn1
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dominic.glynn

Mar 30, 2016
Who's He? Podcast #236 Holy Moses I have been removed
01:43:57

5 years ago three young fresh faced lads full of optimism began a podcast called the Who's He? Podcast. And now 5 years later, those same three lads are now old, knackered, jaded and still turning out the same old rubbish but thought they would celebrate this fact somehow.

So here we go then, it's the Who's He? Podcast 5th anniversary special! And in their usual style of not bothering with anything special, Phil, Paul and a returning and completely unprepared Tony provide for your listening pleasure a commentary for The Three Doctors!

To prove they have learnt absolutely nothing over the years, they bring you the same mix of silence, bad jokes, facts from the day of broadcast and more silence.

But a very big thank you to everyone who has stuck with us over the years, we very much appreciate it!

Mar 18, 2016
Who's He? Podcast #235 Companion Special - Romana II
56:54

In this companion special, Phil is joined by J.R. Southall, co-host of the Blue Box Podcast and writer for Starburst Magazine to discuss J.R.'s favourite companion Romana II.

Twitter: @JR_Southall

Podcast: Starburst Magazine

Book Website: You and Who Else

 

Mar 08, 2016
Who's He? Podcast #234 The darling of the stock exchange
49:40

In this weeks edition of the Who's He? Podcast, the intrepid reviewing duo of Phil and Paul press their ears against the radiogram to listen to Crime of The Century from Big Finish. In this 7th Doctor story set during what would have been series 27 had the show not been cancelled back in the day, the lads marvel at Sylvester McCoy's trapped in a box acting and despair at the alien villains talking like surfer dudes. But did they enjoy it? Listen to find out!

And in the news, series 10 to start filming in May, some Target book re-releases, semi-stats and in Omega's Tat Corner it's Doctor Who, Willy Wonka and Sherlock tat!

Feb 23, 2016
Who's He? Podcast #233 Overwhelming sorrow absorbs me
44:00

In this edition of the Who's He? Podcast, Phil and Paul return to their series 2 retrospective with Love and Monsters. Yes, the pair of them were not looking forward to rewatching this not particularly well received story from Russell T. Davies, with Phil dreading having to watch Peter Kay and Paul dreading having to watch Marc Warren. But which one of them changed their mind about their least favourite actor and did either of them change their mind about this story?

And in a very slow news week, Steven Moffat receives an OBE and also lets slip that he is writing the 2017 Christmas special which leads Phil and Paul (with no authority at all) to announce that this will be Peter Capaldi's regeneration story. And in Omega's Tat Corner, it's blu-ray tat that everyone already owns.

Feb 09, 2016
Who's He? Podcast #232 Gotta new fool, ha!
54:06

In this weeks edition of the Who's He? Podcast, Paul and Phil read and review the Target novelisation of Planet of Fire written by Peter Grimwade. Yes, in a story that sees Turlough leave the TARDIS, the Master getting killed off (again) and Peri joining the TARDIS crew, the intrepid reviewing duo compare the TV version to the written word and decide that this is a saucy read due to the appearance of "the little Master". Listen to find out what that all means!

And in the news this week, Phil and Paul pay tribute to Robert Banks Stewart who sadly passed away and there's pointless awards news too!

Oh, and something about Steve Moffat leaving and Chris Chibnall taking over.

Jan 26, 2016
Who's He? Podcast #231 Companion Special - Jamie McCrimmon
39:52

In this edition of the Who's He? Podcast, Phil talks to Hayden Gribble from the Diddly Dum Podcast to discuss his favourite Doctor Who companion - Jamie McCrimmon.

Find the Diddly Dum Podcast via these links:

Web Page: https://diddlydumpodcast.wordpress.com/

Twitter: @Diddly_Dum @Gribbla12

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DiddlyDumPodcast

Jan 19, 2016
Who's He? Podcast #230 Something nasty in your garden's waiting
58:49

In their first podcast of 2016, Phil and Paul have a listen to Legend of The Cybermen, a sixth Doctor audio story from Big Finish. In this sequel to the Mind Robber, The War Games AND the Wheel in Space, the Doctor teams up again with Zoe Heriot and Jamie McCrimmon to tackle the Cybermen in a most unpredictable place. So will Phil and Paul enjoy this rather continuity heavy story? Listen to find out but be aware that there are spoilers aplenty in this weeks podcast!

And in the news this week, Peter Capaldi and Steven Moffat hint that series 10 could be their last, Paul McGann is up for returning as the Doctor on TV and in Omega's Tat Corner, two items of tat that neither Phil nor Paul understand.

Jan 13, 2016
Who's He? Podcast #229 He'll say: Are you married?
55:38

Full of booze and turkey, Phil and Paul review this years Christmas special The Husbands of River Song written by Steven Moffat. Did they find this years special to be the present they wanted from Santa or was it a disappointing pair of y-fronts from a relative they don't know? Well, if you listen to this it may be difficult to tell but they review this story with the same level of professionalism they deliver each week. In other words - none.

And in the news this week, it's the final stats of the year, the possibility of Doctor Who being made by an independent production company and in Omega's Tat Corner it's drinks related tat!

All this plus listener feedback!

Dec 29, 2015
Who's He? Podcast #228 There are thousands standing on the edge of the world
01:00:06

Ho ho ho!! Welcome to the Who's He? Podcast Christmas Special as once again the Doctor Who specials of Christmas past are plundered to reveal The Christmas Invasion featuring the full debut of David Tennant as the Doctor. Join Ebeneezer Phil and Frosty Paul as they reminisce about the first Doctor Who Christmas special since The Feast of Steven and ponder whether this story required more of the Doctor and whether this is a stuffed tasty turkey of a Christmas story or a certifiable plum duff?

And in the news, Phil admits to his lies from the previous podcast and brings more stats to the proceedings, new writers hinted for Series 10 and one last Christmas gift in Omega's Tat Corner.

Dec 23, 2015
Who's He? Podcast #227 She will die and live again tonight
01:27:47

This is it folks, the series finale! Join Phil and Paul as they ponder over Hell Bent but is the review you were expecting? Was this the episode that Phil and Paul were expecting? Well, it appears not and don't hold back with what they exactly thought which could put them at odds with the rest of fandom! However, this week the reviewing duo discuss whether lots of good ideas make a good story, new sonic screwdrivers, the return of Clara Oswald and just how good did that classic TARDIS console room look?

There is also listener feedback on the finale and also some familiar voices sum up series 9.

And in the news, another update on the North American DVD release of The Underwater Menace, the annual Bonhams auction, the last stats of this year and in Omega's Tat Corner it's yet another Christmas jumper and model kit that has Phil salivating.

Dec 09, 2015
Who's He? Podcast #226 You'll see a smilin' face, a fireplace, a cozy room
58:26

As this series of Doctor Who rumbles on towards it's conclusion, Phil and Paul look at the penultimate episode Heaven Sent by Steve Moffat. And what an episode! The reviewing duo are lost for words at the majesty of Peter Capaldi, Steven Moffat's script, Murray Gold's musical score and Rachel Talalay's direction! Mind you, they can't help themselves and nit pick at things that don't make sense (to them anyway) but Phil tries his hand at not one but two plot theories!

And in the news this week, the sad passing of Anthony Read, could the German DVD release of series 9 hold the key as to when it will be released in the rest of the world, the dreaded stats and in Omega's Tat Corner it's jewellery and bathroom fun!

All this plus listener feedback!

Dec 01, 2015
Who's He? Podcast #225 We never realise until we're dead
58:25

On this weeks show, Phil and Paul decide to look at the beady eye of an evil member of the crow family and Face The Raven! Yes, this is the big one folks, Clara Oswald has left the building! Or has she? Join Phil and Paul in the podcasting equivalent of a trap street and listen to them ponder over the merits of Ashildr's plan to entice the Doctor into her web of deceit and was this a good exit for Jenna Coleman and will she back?

And in the news this week, extended run times for Heaven Sent and Hell Bent, a possible R1 DVD release for The Underwater Menace and of course, stats.

All this plus listener feedback!

Nov 24, 2015
Who's He? Podcast #224 No sleep till bedtime
56:42

In this weeks edition of the Who's He? Podcast, Phil and Paul take a sleepy eyed look at Sleep No More written by Mark Gatiss. In what seems to be a story that has divided fans (no change there), they try to decide whether this story makes any sense, their views on found footage stories and whether Mark Gatiss wrote this with Condo in mind.

And in a change to the usual news section (there are still stats, so don't worry stats fans!), Phil and Paul report on their adventures at the Doctor Who Festival.

All this plus listener feedback!

Nov 17, 2015
Who's He? Podcast #223 All along, knew you were a phony girl
01:02:20

After being away last week, a returning Phil and Ghostbuster Paul tackle not only The Zygon Invasion but also The Zygon Inversion in a podcast episode that Phil lovingly refers to as a "double banker". And what a 2 parter! With it's themes of tolerance, terrorism and a damn fine performance from Peter Capaldi (seriously, give that man an Oscar, a BAFTA, an Emmy, whatever! Give him something!) and Jenna Coleman, the Who's He? Podcast review what could be the best story since the show was revived in 2005 (hey, that rhymes!).

And in the news this week, Steven Moffatt quashes the rumours that series 10 will only be 6 episodes, while Peter Capaldi chastises the BBC for the scheduling times for series 9 (hey, that rhymed again, I'm on a roll!) and in Omega's Tat Corner, Character Options and Toys R Us do a deal to bring you dolly tat!

All this plus listener feedback!

Nov 10, 2015
Who's He? Podcast #222 Qua qua da diddley qua qua
53:32

This week Phil and Paul cast their eye over episode 6 of this series of Doctor Who, The Woman Who Lived. Unfortunately neither of them found this particularly entertaining but neither did they actively dislike it. What a quandary! But when you have a pointless appearance of Thundercats and one of the lead characters channelling an episode of Blackadder, there is still plenty to discuss!

And in the news this week, David Tennant and Catherine Tate are confirmed to return to their roles of the Doctor and Donna Noble for Big Finish, K9 and our very own Omega are set to star in their own feature film and in the now film superstar Omega and his Tat Corner, it's the return of festive tat!

All this plus listener feedback!

Oct 28, 2015
Who's He? Podcast #221 Of how we calmed the tides of war
01:08:41

In this weeks edition of the Who's He? Podcast, Phil and Paul cast their eye over The Girl Who Died, episode 5 of this series of Doctor Who. And after first 4 episodes of serious Who, this week we get a light hearted romp that has got fandom talking! So sit back and listen to Phil and Paul chat about this tale of Vikings mixed with Monty Python's Holy Grail by way of the A-Team!

Also in this weeks episode, Phil talks to author Lynn Hamilton about her book Mysteries Of Doctor Who: Mythos, Speculation and Continuity and how she became a fan of the show.

And in the news, good news for Sir John Hurt, the dreaded stats and in Omega's Tat Corner it's silver tat and a jumper that should come with a health warning.

Oct 22, 2015
Who's He? Podcast #220 We'll say goodbye to flesh and blood
01:13:39

A bamboozled Phil and Paul look at this weeks offering of Doctor Who, Before The Flood. Why are they bamboozled though? Bootstrap paradoxes that's why! Yes, as they try to get their heads around this concept, they find time to disagree on the merits of breaking the fourth wall and the Doctor once again picking up his guitar. However, they do agree on a lot of things and weigh up whether this was a successful two part story and also delve into whether Doctor Who is striking the right balance for audiences old and new.

And in the news, the sad loss of Derek Ware, photographic evidence the episode 3 of Web Of Fear, the future of K9 and of course the dreaded stats! Meanwhile, Omega's Tat Corner is full of LEGO!

 

Oct 15, 2015
Who's He? Podcast #219 Hollow eyes, numb inside
55:46

This week Phil and Paul review Under The Lake, the 3rd episode of series 9 of Doctor Who. And once again the planets have aligned as they both agree on this episode! But was it a return to classic stories of old and did the ensemble cast really gel? Do ghosts exist? Well, they don't answer that question but rest assured they get stuck right into this story and come out the other side with their heads held high reading listener feedback!

And in the news, a new Doctor Who spin off show was announced that caught everyone off guard, John Hurt reprises his role as the War Doctor for Big Finish which REALLY caught everyone off guard and once again Phil and Paul get an attack of stats!

Oct 08, 2015
Who's He? Podcast #218 A good old British PONG!
50:51

This week Phil and Paul cast their eye over The Witch's Familiar, the 2nd episode of series 9 of Doctor Who. After enjoying last weeks episode (with reservations!) what will they think of this weeks tale of a duplicitous Davros, a manipulative Missy and Dalek sewers that whiff of writers block? Well, both of them have a lot to talk about, so settle back in your chairs and listen to two disgruntled podcasters moaning!

And in the news this week, the rumour that David Tennant and Catherine Tate are to join Big Finish, just what did happen to episode 3 of The Web Of Fear and in Omega's Tat Corner it's what the world has been waiting for.....Missy tat!

Sep 30, 2015
Who's He? Podcast #217 And he said I was evil
52:31

Doctor Who is back and so is the Who's He? Podcast! After Skype got over its little hiccup (thanks a bunch Skype), Phil and Paul at last were able chat about The Magician's Apprentice, episode 1 of series 9. And what an opening episode! Davros, Missy, Skaro, Daleks old and new and a man made out of snakes that glides around like Cliff Richard on roller skates! But what did Paul and Phil think of this story and was it worth the wait? Well, there were caveats to them enjoying this episode, in fact it has lot to do with the Doctor's guitar styling's to be exact! But towards the end both Phil and Paul start rambling like they were in a rest home for elderly gentlemen which may cause some people to switch off.

And in the news it's the return of the dreaded stats, Jenna Coleman is confirmed as leaving Doctor Who, series 9 episodes titles have been released and more Big Finish Torchwood casting news.

Sep 24, 2015
Who's He? Podcast #216 Companion Special - Clara Oswald
49:48

In an occasional series, the Who's He? Podcast talk about those people who have travelled with the Doctor over the last 50 or so years - the companions. Those people who have stepped through the doors of the TARDIS and have seen the wonder and the dangers of travelling in time and space.

In this edition, Phil is joined by Erika Ensign from the Verity Podcast and Stephen Schapansky from Radio Free Skaro who have selected as their favourite companion, Clara Oswald. They discuss why Clara is the perfect companion, just how important a strong character such as hers is to keeping Doctor Who fresh and they both pick the moments that defined Clara for them.

Sep 07, 2015
Who's He? Podcast #215 I left alone, my mind was blank
49:21

In their never ending quest to get through their series 2 retrospective, Phil and Paul look at The Satan Pit. After the magnificence of The Impossible Planet, is this story a satisfying conclusion or does it fall into the same pit of mediocrity that befalls many a 2 part story? However, the discussion leads Paul to wonder why the bases Chief of Security only carries one bullet and Phil tries to figure out why announcements must be made when raising shields.

And in the news, a mini prequel to series 9 is to be shown in front of the Dark Water/Death Heaven 3D cinema showings, the New York Symphonic Spectacular has been cancelled, Welsh BAFTA and Hugo awards news and in Omega's Tat Corner, some very nice looking but expensive tat!

Aug 30, 2015
Who's He? Podcast #214 It's just a spring clean for the May Queen
46:22

This week Phil and Paul tackle the Target novelisation of The Awakening, that "ahem", fondly remembered 5th Doctor story written by Eic Pringle. During their discussion, they talk about cadaverous old men, cavaliers and roundheads and Phil laments that this was a missed opportunity for Doctor Who to reference one of his favourire horror films.

And in the news, a new series 9 trailer, the air time on BBC America for The Magicians Apprentice, Strax meets Jago and Litefoot in a Big Finish story and in Omega's Tat Corner, it's a tat update!

Aug 23, 2015
Who's He? Podcast #213 I'm not at my usual top billing
43:43

In this edition of the Who's He? Podcast, Phil and Paul look at Minuet in Hell from Big Finish. In this tale of debauchery, lost identities and American politics, both Phil and Paul remain astounded at the bad accents on display but also the majesty of a Nicholas Courtney performance that lifts a very average Doctor Who story.

But in the news this week, rumours that series 10 will not air in 2016 which leads Paul and Phil to discuss the many theories that tag along with this rumour, Reece Shearsmith is cast in series 9 of Doctor Who and NASA prove they have nothing better to do than name craters on a moon after their favourite sci-fi characters.

Aug 10, 2015
Who's He? Podcast #212 Heaven send hell away
43:49

Live from London, the Who's He? Podcast team of Phil & Paul who both live in London, return to their ongoing series 2 retrospective with a look at The Impossible Planet which doesn't take place in London. This is a classic of Who so do the lads both feel that this is still a classic or does the fact this story isn't set in London hurt it somewhat? They also wander off topic and start discussing Disney's The Black Hole and both marvel at the wonderful London accents used by the actors.

And in the news this week, a Doctor Who 3D film event that disgustingly won't be shown in London and BARB will take into account online viewing figures, especially those in London.

Visit London.

Aug 02, 2015
Who's He? Podcast #211 I felt a little like a dying clown
58:16

To kick off this weeks podcast, Phil and Paul play catch up with all the news they have missed over the last couple of weeks which means a recap on the announcement of the series 9 premiere date and the trailer! Sorry! But there is the news that series 10 has already been commissioned, some guest announcements for the Doctor Who Festival in November and some more Big Finish news!

But once the news is out of the way, they crack on with their review of the novelisation of The Power of The Daleks. This is a change for them both as this isn't strictly a Target book and they had no DVD to compare the book to! So sit back and listen to the pair of them discuss devious Daleks, characters with no redeeming qualities and a love triangle worthy of The Love Boat!

Jul 26, 2015
Who's He? Podcast #210 Oh I've seen the light
01:20:00

In a momentous news week for Doctor Who, Phil takes the extraordinary step of interrupting this weeks news section with the air date for series 9, a brand spanking new series 9 trailer and a trailer featuring the Doctor for Lego Dimensions! But back in the past with the lads original news item, they try to catch up on the news they have missed over the last couple of weeks and they even try to fit in a quick soujorn to Omega's Tat Corner.

But the real reason for this weeks episode is the continuation of their audio commentary for The Stones Of Blood episodes 3 and 4. So queue more facts from the day of original transmission and Tony yet again continues with his extremely libellous facts on Tom Baker!

Jul 12, 2015
Who's He? Podcast #209 Some in circles, some alone
53:41

It's that time of year where Phil and Paul get Tony back on the podcast in a sweltering July day for an audio commentary and this time it's The Stones of Blood episodes 1 and 2.  And because it was so damn hot, they chose to not do any news this week and just crack on with proceedings. So queue lots of facts from the day of original episode broadcast, Tony gives an insight into Tom Bakers treatment of the working classes and this commentary also features lots of talk about sex toys.

Jul 05, 2015
Who's He? Podcast #208 You want more and you want it fast
38:24

What have the Romans ever done for us? According to Boudica not much as Phil and Paul review the 4th Doctor Big Finish story The Wrath of The Iceni. In this story of ancient Britain and the rebellion against the empire (the Roman one that is), Phil and Paul have a little disagreement of their own as both have opposing views on this story and on the Doctor! So sit back and listen to two old gits who most likely had first hand experience of the Roman occupation.

And in the news, Steven Moffat gets an OBE, a series 9 teaser trailer, San Diego Comic Con tat that didn't make it into Omega's Tat Corner and John Nathan Turner gets his own bus.

And Phil now refers to you all as fans, not listeners as his ego runs rampant.

Jun 28, 2015
Who's He? Podcast #207 They're putting us in little boxes
56:39

This week Phil and Paul give their series 2 retrospective a dusting down with a look The Idiot's Lantern written by Mark Gatiss. Both of them seem to have a bit of hard time with this one, with ropey acting and the Doctor and Rose being more smug that it is humanly possible to stomach. However, Phil gets cold feet while criticising an actor with dubious connections while Paul quickly distances himself by pinching the last lifeboat.

And in the news, the Doctor Who Festival is coming to London this November, casting and writer news for series 9 and in Omega's Tat Corner, John Barrowman gets scrutinised and a new Doctor Who Plush doll for which Paul uses to plug the all new Phil Plush doll that comes with four adorable catchphrases!

Jun 14, 2015
Who's He? Podcast #206 Botanical creature stirs seeking revenge
56:56

Once again Phil & Paul dip their toes into the literary world with a review of the Target novelisation of that confirmed fan fvourite Terror Of The Vervoids by Pip and Jane Baker (note the sarcasm there?). Well....I think you know what to expect from this one folks but let's go through the motions shall we? Does this book put right all the wrongs of the TV serial and does the description of the Vervoids improve on their presentation on the screen? But Phil and Paul actually disagree on the merits of the Vervoids which I think they did to liven things up a bit. However, mentions of Police Squad and Charley Farley and Piggy Malone break things up, so it's not all bad!

And in the news this week, Phil seeks Paul's opinion on Moffat staying on for another year which he missed out on during the last podcast, plus news of the Moff feeling guilty about reversing the outcome of the Time War and in Omega's Tat Corner it's tat for those cold, dark barbecue evenings!

Jun 07, 2015
Who's He? Podcast #205 They say she comes on a pale horse
38:48

This weeks episode of the Who's He? Podcast starts off strangely as Paul is off out and about and it's left down to Phil to present the quickest news section ever for this podcast. And all he can talk about is whinging Doctor Who fans angry at the news that Steven Moffat has signed up for series 10 and talk of the 12th Doctor fancying Clara in series 9. But let's face it, Phil loves talking about whinging fans.

But once the news is out of the way, it's down to business and Phil and a returning Paul discuss Master, the 3rd in the 40th Anniversary trilogy from Big Finish in 2003.  So after enjoying Davros last time, will this be 2 out of 3 for enjoyment or will this join Omega in the not great category? But in a tale of lost memories, spooky houses, serial killers and Death itself, what's not to enjoy? Tune in to find out!

May 24, 2015
Who's He? Podcast #204 Into the valley of steel
48:25

Once again it's time to for Phil and Paul to return to series 2 with their ongoing retrospective and The Age Of Steel. But after a few weeks of happiness, the podcast comes down to earth with a bump as while they find this is quite enjoyable, there is a lot wrong with it, especially for Phil who wears his grumpy face throughout this episode, with talk of Cybermen that can tip-toe and what was the point of Cybus anyway?

And Phil also keeps his grumpy face on during the news whilst talking about the return of Osgood in series 9 but gets a lot happier towards the end with the news that Doctor Who will be making an appearance in an upcoming LEGO video game.

May 17, 2015
Who's He? Podcast #203 Dinosaurs roaming the earth
01:06:20

In this weeks episode, Phil and Paul take a look at another Target novelisation with Doctor Who And The Dinosaur Invasion by Malcom Hulke. This is a story that both Paul and Phil love with a plot that has more twists and turns than a twisty turny thing and rubbish puppet dinosaurs. So did this book change any of those plots twists and did it go to any lengths to address the dinosaur factor? What did they find in addition were drunken Scotsmen, no cars of vanity and Phil trying to convince Paul of a what he believes to be a major change to one of the characters.

And in this news, more cast names and the episode total for Series 9, Doctor Who wins a BAFTA amd in Omega's Tat Corner it's pricey tat that both Phil and Paul would like to own.

May 10, 2015
Who's He? Podcast #202 I've seen the future, I can't afford it
45:17

In this weeks show, Phil and Paul review Davros, which is the 2nd part of a trilogy from Big Finish to celebrate Doctor Who's 40th anniversary. And what a story it is, with neither of them having a bad word to say about it, this really is a Doctor Who love in! So expect the pair of them to continue with the praise for Colin Baker but be warned....both Phil and Paul were ill during this recording, so you may catch something.

And in a bumper news section, it looks like a Doctor Who movie is on the cards (again), more from Christopher Eccleston on why he left the role and in Omega's Tat Corner, tons of Weeping Angel tat and Omega gets saucy!

Apr 26, 2015
Who's He? Podcast #201 Dig that heavy metal underneath your hood
46:48

After what seems like years, Phil and Paul return to their series 2 retrospective with a look at Rise Of The Cybermen. How do the pair of them feel about this story after all these years and did it stand up as a reboot of the iconic Doctor Who villain? They discuss these topics whilst also comparing the Preachers to Citizen Smith which causes Paul to delve into Google.

And in the news, the pair of them try bravely to discuss a potential spoiler without actually telling anyone what the spoiler is and in Omega's Tat Corner it's time for Pop-tastic figures and some really expensive bluetooth speakers.

Apr 19, 2015
Who's He? Podcast #200 I think you're the same as me
54:08

In this the 200th edition of the Who's He? Podcast, Phil and Paul have selected a suitable Target book to review in the shape of The Five Doctors. As usual they make comparisions between the book and the televised version and try to ascertain what differences there are in this story from the pen of Terrance Dicks. Also, does anything make the book better than the broadcast story? But I'll let you into a little secret....they both like this story anyway, so expect them both to gush horribly.

And they try to play catch up with the news that haven't covered over the last few weeks which includes Peter Capaldi surprising fans at the Doctor Who Experience in Cardiff, the Hugo nominations, series 9 casting news and the future of Doctor Who on the TV.

Apr 12, 2015
Who's He? Podcast #199 There they laid side by side
01:15:55

In this weeks show, Phil, Paul and Tony continue with their commentary for The Gunfighters with episodes 3 & 4. And yet again they struggle to get through another 2 episodes of barely concealed English accents but they do bring you facts from the day of the original broadcast to liven things up and stop themselves dying from boredom.

And in a replacement for the news, Phil and Paul take the opportunity to look back 26th March 2005 when Rose was broadcast in a small celebration of the 10th anniversary of Doctor Who returning to our screens.

Mar 29, 2015
Who's He? Podcast #198 It's a mean old scene
52:28

It's the Who's He? Podcasts 4th birthday and what better than a commentary to celebrate! Yes, Phil, Paul and a returning Tony plough through episodes 1 & 2 of The Gunfighters, that well regarded William Hartnell classic from 1966. Well I say well regarded as the brave trio manfully struggle with phoney American accents and try to bring you facts from the day of the original broadcast. In fact, they talk about that more than the episodes themselves, that's how bad it is!!

And there is no news this week, as they just wanted to get cracking with the commentary for a change.

And a big thank you to all our listeners for sticking with us for the past 4 years!!

Mar 22, 2015
Who's He? Podcast #197 I can't hide
46:36

In this weeks show, Phil and Paul look at Omega from Big Finish. This story was the first in a trilogy to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Doctor Who in 2003 and this tale featuring the 5th Doctor saw him going up against his old nemesis, Omega. But how does this hold up today? Well, if their reaction is anything to go by, not very well! And Phil is let down by Caroline Munro which makes him sad.

And in the news this week, the sad passing of another Who actor, the Saturn Awards nominations are announced, the Horror Channel comes to Freeview (which means Doctor Who for all) and in Omega's Tat Corner it's board game mania!

Mar 15, 2015
Who's He? Podcast #196 Though the magic lingers round you still
01:05:56

It's book review time once again on the Who's He? Podcast and this time they look at their first 7th Doctor novelisation with Battlefield. But oh dear, what is this? Phil starts off grumpy and sees fit to pick holes in the story? And Paul does too? And they can't help themselves with poking fun at the TV version as well? Will they change their tune before the end of the review? Listen to find out!!

And in the news this week, Phil and Paul pay tribute to Barry Newbury who sadly passed away and in Omega's Tat Corner it's ingot and umbrella time!!

 

Mar 01, 2015
Who's He? Podcast #195 But the clock, tick-tock on the mantlepiece
46:48

Fresh from the Gallifrey One convention, the Who's He? Podcast come back down to earth with a bump as they continue their series 2 retrospective with The Girl In The Fireplace. What can they say about this rightly regarded modern classic of Doctor Who that hasn't already been said? Not much really but it does lead Phil and Paul onto a discussion about whether Steven Moffat being the head writer, Executive Producer and Script Editor of Doctor Who is a good thing and can lessons be learnt from the past?

And in a slow news week, the return of Missy in series 9, Kate Lethbridge-Stewart debuts on Big Finish and in Omega's Tat Corner it's tat for your fridges, laptops and bedroom walls.

Feb 22, 2015
Who's He? Podcast #194 Gally Diary - Day 3
13:34

It's the final day of the Gallifrey One convention in Los Angeles and Phil files his final report on events.

In an episode that features tears and Phil's terrible hearing, he leaves you all with gushing but hopefully rousing reasons why you should attend this most fantastic of conventions.

Feb 16, 2015
Who's He? Podcast #193 Gally Diary - Day 2
16:34

Yes, follow Phil on his latest adventures at the Gallifrey One convention in Los Angeles as he takes in a full day of panels!

However, do you remember yesterday when he said he would try to interview some cosplayers? Well, prepare to be disappointed as he sat on his backside all day listening to people talk, the lazy bast......

Feb 15, 2015
Who's He? Podcast #192 Gally Diary - Day 1
16:18

In this edition of the Who's He? Podcast, Phil quickly charts his first day of the Gallifrey One convention in Los Angeles (ooh, get him!), where he blathers on about the panels he attended and the cosplaying situation.

Mind you, please be aware that this is just Phil talking on his own with no backup from anyone. It's like the podcast has done an unplugged session and by the end of this, you'll wish he had been.

Feb 14, 2015
Who's He? Podcast #191 I seem to be what I'm not, you see
01:12:31

In a special edition of the Who's He? Podcast, Phil chats to comedian, artist and cartoonist Robbie Bonham about the Peter Cushing Dalek movies, Doctor Who And The Daleks and Dalek Invasion Earth 2150AD. But along the way, Robbie tells Phil how he first got into Doctor Who, the wonders of VHS tapes, Amicus films and how dresssing up as the Doctor in public is a difficult look to pull off.

If you want to see any of Robbie Bonham's artwork, please take a look at his website:

http://www.robbiebonham.com

 

Feb 04, 2015
Who's He? Podcast #190 Gee it's good to be back home
42:23

It's time for another Target book review and this time Phil and Paul have chosen Destiny Of The Daleks written by Terrance Dicks. Phil is not such a fan of this story, so his judgement is already quite clouded, while Paul tries to find the good story lurking beneath. While this book is the fastest release Target made after a story's transmission (and it shows!), the shabby nature of the TV serial shines through which only leads Phil to conclude that the one thing that could have saved the book and the TV serial is extra boobs.

And in the news this week, how Doctor Who fared at the National Television awards, some more series 9 updates, Russell T. Davies on writing a Doctor Who movie script and in Omega's Tat Corner it's kitchen tat and some new figures that evoke memories of a BBC newsreader from days gone by.

Jan 23, 2015
Who's He? Podcast #189 Some sporting prince of Aunt Florence's
37:25

In this week episode, the Who's He? Podcast look at another Big Finish title The Auntie Matter starring Tom Baker and Mary Tamm. In this tale of chinless wonders, maiden Aunts and apologetic murderous robot butlers, Phil and Paul lament the fact this is the first ever story that they have reviewed that features Mary Tamm and can't believe why they haven't featured her so far and they discuss whether this story really fits in with season 16.

And in the news, there are no stats!! But there is news of Russell T. Davies of never wanting to write for Doctor Who again, some more series 9 filming news and John Barrowman announces the return of further Torchwood audio stories that gives Phil unwanted flashbacks to Miracle Day.

Jan 18, 2015
Who's He? Podcast #188 Oh, I remember you
50:01

This week Phil and Paul finally return to their series 2 retrospective with the beloved School Reunion written by Toby Whithouse.  And what a story to return to! Sarah Jane Smith and K9 make their return to the Whoniverse in a tale of old friends and tasty chips. Other topics crop up along the way with reasons why Anthony Head should have been made the Master, Rose at her most possessive and sparkling dialogue!

And in the news, the sad passing of Bernard Kay and Fiona Cummings, yet more stats for Last Christmas and in Omega's Tat Corner some beverage tat news that descends into filth.

Jan 10, 2015
Who's He? Podcast #187 They sold me a dream of Christmas
50:06

It's the last podcast of 2014 and what else what Phil and Paul review but Last Christmas, this years Doctor Who Christmas special!! So do they make of this years festive offering? Well, they make the case for Shona McCullough to not be the next companion in the Tardis and Phil is not too sure whether the subect matter is suitable for a Christmas special and Paul, still recovering in his sick bed, wonders whether this story actually needed Santa Claus at all.

And in the news, the overnight viewing figure for Last Christmas, the future of Jenna Coleman seems to be set and the Doctor tops a BFI poll of the best sci-fi characters.

Dec 28, 2014
Who's He? Podcast #186 Just a beer light to guide us
42:19

Yes, it's the Who's He? Podcast Christmas Special and once again they look back at a Doctor Who Christmas Special of the past and this year it's the turn of The Runaway Bride.  And joining Phil this time is Martyn Havell from the Bad Wilf Podcast who fills in for an absent Paul.  So how kindly has time treated this story of giant spiders, jilted brides, robot Santa's and Tardis car chases?  Is it a case of Christmas cheer or a case of bah humbug?

And in the news, the passing of Tom Adams, a series of Colonel Lethbridge Stewart novels are announced, news of a BBC theme park and in Omega's Tat corner it's metal tat!

Dec 21, 2014
Who's He? Podcast #185 Come and keep your comrade warm
43:58

In this weeks episode of the Who's He? Podcast, Phil and Paul return to the audio stories of Big Finish with a look at the 7th Doctor story Thin Ice, the first in the Lost Stories series. What will Phil and Paul make of this cold war era story featuring Ice Warriors, East End spivs, phony Russian accents and fish fingers? Tune in to find out!

And in the news this week, this years Christmas special has a name and air time and it's the return of the dreaded stats!! Plus in Omega's Tat corner, some very expensive and cheap tat!

Dec 07, 2014
Who's He? Podcast #184 What I do ain't make believe
01:09:22

In this episode of the Who's He? Podcast we celebrate the 51st anniversary of Doctor Who as the BBC couldn't be bothered. And to celebrate, Phil and Paul go back to their Target novelisation reviews with a look at the 1st anniversary special The Three Doctors. As they look over this classic story, they ponder over certain famous quotes missing from the book version and Phil delves back into his past and gives an insight to his more violent side.

And in the news, Peter Capaldi reveals he once turned down the role of a lifetime and what he would like for the TARDIS, Bernard Cribbins receives a J.M. Barrie award and in Omega's Tat Corner, some festive tat and some rip off tat that you would need to take a payday loan out for.

Nov 23, 2014
Who's He? Podcast #183 You don't know what you're missing now
01:09:06

In this weeks episode of the Who's He? Podcast, Phil and Paul take a look back over series 8 of Doctor Who (not series 7 as Phil stated last week!) and deliver their opinion of the series as a whole. And for once they try and have some semblance of structure to the critique but this soon goes out of the window while talking about hot topics such as plot threads that went nowhere, the real plot arc of this series and the effect Peter Capaldi has had on the show. But more importantly they vote for their favourite and least favourite episodes, plus which directors and writers they would like to see return for series 9!

And in the news this week, the final round of the dreaded stats, the extension of the TARDIS set tours into December and a little report on their visit to Doctor Who: Anatomy of a Hit hosted by the Royal Television Society.

Nov 19, 2014
Who's He? Podcast #182 He opened the lid and shook his fist
01:14:06

It's the finale of series 8 with Death In Heaven by Steven Moffat. And did this finale deliver the goods and did Moffat keep his fairly good track record and deliver another quality series finish? Well, Phil and Paul really can't make their minds up in what proves to be a very argumentative episode. Yes, Phil and Paul seem quite content to contradict one another all through this and as usual Phil is angrier than most. In fact he gets so wound up, he misses plot points that Paul has to remind him of and he even stops remembering what series he has been watching!

And in the news, more stats to bore you with, award news, the BBC responds to complaints over Dark Water which naturally gets Phil riled up and in Omega's Tat Corner, more tat from Titan and the New Zealand Mint.

Nov 12, 2014
Who's He? Podcast #181 The coal black sea waits forever
54:51

Dark Water, the penultimate episode of this series of Doctor Who. And this story has yet again caused fandom to to start infighting with perceived obvious plot developments and gender swapping being at the heart of all the complaints. But what of Phil and Paul? Are they also divided on their opinion? Do they agree with the complaints being levelled at this story? Listen to find out!

And in the news, the weekly drudgery of stats, the Doctor Who Experience has a problem which leads to Phil and Paul starting rumours, Welsh BAFTA's and in Omega's Tat Corner, a 5th Doctor jumper to keep you warm on those cold winter nights! Or you could just put the heating on.

Nov 05, 2014
Who's He? Podcast #180 Because you told the blabbering trees
55:49

In this weeks episode of the Who's He? Podcast, Phil and Paul take a look at In The Forest Of The Night, the latest and what seems to be the most poorly recieved episode in this series of Doctor Who. But what do the lads think of this one? Well to give you an idea, Phil comes up with a zombie attack ending, Paul casts a critical eye over the late night scheduling of Doctor Who - Extra and they both plan their seperate futures with Danny Pink.

And in the news this week, the sad passing of Lynda Bellingham, news of a special event for the release of the series 8 DVD/Blu-Ray boxset, the mind numbing tedium that is stats and in Omega's Tat Corner Phil encourages the audience to become criminals.

Oct 29, 2014
Who's He? Podcast #179 No room all round the walls are full
56:23

On this weeks editiion of the Who's He? Podcast, Phil and Paul take a look at Flatline, episode 9 of this series of Doctor Who. Does this second story penned by Jamie Mathieson live up to the majesty of his first story Mummy On The Orient Express or does this episode live up to its title and flatline? During the discussion, Phil references a film that Paul hasn't seen and also a Playstation game that Paul hasn't played. Yep, the conversation is dynamite in this one!

And in the news, the passing of two more people involved in Doctor Who, Omega's Tat Corner makes a brief return and in stat news, Phil gets flashbacks to The Love Boat again.

Oct 22, 2014
Who's He? Podcast #178 Feel your heart may stop
51:38

The Who's He? Podcast plough on with their review of series 8 of Doctor Who and this week it's the turn of Mummy On The Orient Express. After last weeks episode that divided fandom, is this a story that finds fandom reunited and more importantly do Phil and Paul show a united front also? Will Phil rant like he did last week or is it Paul's turn? One thing is for sure, they have longer than 66 seconds to decide! But the prog rock dinosaurs that they are, they still can't figure out just who Foxes is.

And in an incredibly quiet news week, they can only bring you stats!!

Oct 15, 2014
Who's He? Podcast #177 Hanging by a little thread
52:21

Kill The Moon, the most divisive of episodes this series so far! Fans either love or hate this Marmite flavoured episode but what about the Who's He? Podcast? Well, they certainly don't sit on the fence and are quite clear on what they thought but after a very long time, Phil lets rip with a rant that will most likely lose this podcast listeners!  But they discuss the things that have divided opinion such as the Moon is a egg, spiders on the luna surface and the biggest question of all, where does this episode leave the Doctor and Clara?

And in the news this week, the Doctor Who Exhibition reopens its doors, The Mind of Evil to be shown in colour on Retro TV and the dreaded stats!!

Oct 08, 2014
Who's He? Podcast #176 It was against the law
59:20

This week and with some trepidation, the Who's He? Podcast reviewing duo take a look at The Caretaker, episode 6 of series 8 of Doctor Who. But why the trepidation? Well, Phil is not exactly Gareth Roberts biggest fan, so his usually well balanced (ahem) critique is under scrutiny, while Paul is much more reserved and ponders over the plot and wonders whether the alien of the week needed to be there at all? And Phil gets caught off guard by being pleasantly surprised not once but twice!

And in the news, the sad loss of Maggie Stables, more stats than you can handle, more DVD news and in Omega's Tat Corner it's rare tat time and quite possibly the most expensive and biggest item of tat ever!

 

Oct 01, 2014
Who's He? Podcast #175 To a chain they'll attach me
52:06

In this weeks episode Phil and Paul tackle the Stephen Thompson and Steven Moffat penned story Time Heist, the latest in this series of Doctor Who and oh dear! Phil and Paul get a bit tetchy with each other during in what proves to be a fairly bumpy discussion and sit on opposite sides of the fence throwing stones at other. Yes, after what seems an eternity, a disagreement on the Who's He? Podcast!!

And in the news this week, the sad passing of Angus Lennie, loadsa stats, DVD releases that have been named "quasi tat" and in real tat news, the official 12th Doctor figure is released.

Sep 24, 2014
Who's He? Podcast #174 And I can hear it breathing
48:23

This week Phil and Paul have to pay attention and listen to this weeks episode of Doctor Who with erm...Listen. In what has been described as the scariest episode of Doctor Who ever, does the weight of expectation bear down too heavily on this story or does it live up to the hype? Phil and Paul give you their opinion in a somewhat different format this week as they are actually in the same room to record and also they attempt this review directly after watching the episode on the night of broadcast!

And in the news the sad passing of Jane Baker, a new Guinness World Record holder for Doctor Who tat, Omega's Tat Corner and as this week they are recording before the overnight viewing figures were released, they play What's The Stats for possibly the first and last time!

Sep 17, 2014
Who's He? Podcast #173 For this I'd gone when I met Little John
51:09

Foldy roldy ray do day!! Tis another week for the Who's He? Podcast and this time they review Mark Gatiss's take on ye olde legend of Robin Hood, Robot of Sherwood. And verily did Phil wax and wane with opinion of this story, the knave, while young Master Paul doth quip merrily on this episode, the Prince among fans that he is.

Meanwhile, back in the 21st century world of news items, stats, stats and more stats, the decision by the BBC to make an edit to this weeks episode, Peter Capaldi wins TV Personality of the Year at the GQ awards and in Omega's Tat Corner some tat that enables Phil to get some cheap laughs.

Sep 10, 2014
Who's He? Podcast #172 Cause I'm in need of some restraint
49:46

The Doctors arch nemesis is back in episode 2 of series 8, Into The Dalek.  Does this story add anything new to the Dalek mythos and does it make the nations favourite bad guys bad again or reduced to fairground ride status?  Join Phil and Paul as they dissect this story from the returning pen of Phil Ford (and Steven Moffat) and look inside a good Dalek.  Or a bad Dalek, a shy Dalek, a coy Dalek, an embarrassed Dalek, a coquettish Dalek, a romantic Dalek....(alright, get on with it!)

And in the news, the sad passing of Bill Kerr which leads Paul and Phil to reminisce about the golden age of British radio comedy and yep, you guessed it, more stats!!

Sep 03, 2014
Who's He? Podcast #171 Leave but don't leave me
58:16

After months of anticipation the wait is finally over, Doctor Who is back!!  Yes this week Phil and Paul review Peter Capaldi's first episode Deep Breath by Steven Moffat. But was this worth the wait?  Well, Phil and Paul flip flop all over the place during their discussion over what appears to be a divisive story with each of them taking turns wearing the grumpy hat.  But you will hear such topics as convincing fans of a new Doctor through the companion and past Doctors, dead end plot devices and Pauls experience with Smell-O-Vision at the cinema.

And in the news, rumours fo Jenna Coleman leaving the show at Christmas, Ordnance Survey listing locations of Police Boxes and after all this time it's the return of the dreaded stats!!

Aug 27, 2014
Who's He? Podcast #170 And another one gone
01:41:07

In this special episode of the Who's He? Podcast, we take a look back at Matt Smith's time in the Tardis and discuss the impact he had on the show, how he could lift mediocre stories and Paul and Phil each reveal their favourite and least favourite Matt Smith performances.  However, it's not just their opinions being aired this episode as we have plenty of listener feedback as well.

And in the news this week, the Symphonic Spectacular returns down under in 2015, a teaser trailer for Deep Breath and because it's the height of summer, Omega's Tat Corner has a festive feel.

Aug 17, 2014
Who's He? Podcast #169 Chuckling away, laughing all day
54:36

In this weeks episode Phil and Paul tackle The Spectre Of Lanyon Moor from Big Finish, released in 2000.  What do they make of this 6th Doctor story of ghostly moors, evil Baronets, archaeology, nasty tea ladies and of course the Brigadier!! But be warned, this review is full of spoilers so for those of you who haven't listened to this particular story, enter at your peril!

And in the news this week, Deep Breath to be shown at the cinema, the Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular, Peter Capaldi's interview with the Sunday Times and from the world of cheap merchandise it's news from the San Diego Comic Con and Forbidden Planet in Omega's Tat Corner.

Aug 03, 2014
Who's He? Podcast #168 Even academics searching printed word
01:06:47

In this weeks show it's part two of the lads commentary for Castrovalva, episodes 3 and 4.  Yes, as this was recorded last week, the trio bravely continue in the sweltering London heat, drinking wine and talking nonsense as usual.  However, it appears that the heat gets to Phil as he completely misses the point of the Shardovan and becomes attached to a Scotsman.

And in a hastily inserted news section, another series 8 trailer, Philip Morris and the ongoing talk of missing episodes, news on the Deep Breath DVD release in North America, the enormous DVD/Blu-ray 50th Anniversary boxset and the DWAS honour Verity Lambert.

Jul 27, 2014
Who's He? Podcast #167 Am I living in a cardboard box?
01:07:13

On this weeks edition of the Who's He? Podcast they've gone beige with an audio commentary for episodes 1 and 2 of Castrovalva.  During the dissection of this story, they bravely try to bring you facts of the day of original broadcast and make Tony play the guess the ratings game.  The lads are also fuelled with wine which causes Phil to make a rather naughty comment!

And in the news, they catch up all the leaks from the BBC, news of a BFI showing of Deep Breath and in Omega's Tat Corner, action figures that seem to get worse the more they make.

Jul 20, 2014
Who's He? Podcast #166 And he always shakes you by the hand
52:35

This week, the Who's He? Podcast continue with their audio commentary for Spearhead From Space episodes 3 and 4.  They bravely continue with trying to bring you a history of events from the day of the stories original broadcast date, which this week sees Phil make a rather crass comment that reduces him and Paul into a fit of the giggles and Tony just gives up.  And somewhere amongst all this, they sporadically talk about the DVD they are watching.

And in the news this week......well, there is no news this week.  They couldn't be bothered.

Jul 04, 2014
Who's He? Podcast #165 She's part of a colourful time
58:12

This week, the Who's He? Podcast bring you another audio commentary with episodes 1 and 2 of Spearhead From Space, Jon Pertwee's first adventure as the Doctor.  In a story featuring UNIT, plastic men and Welsh hospital porters that double up as security guards, the lads try something different and try to bring you a little bit of history of events from the original broadcast dates which Tony, the wandering podcaster, gets completely wrong.  Also Tony thinks he gets away with using a naughty word and fails miserably!

And in the news, the BBC confirm the air date for series 8 and the title of the first episode and there is also another teaser trailer to whet our appetites!

Jun 29, 2014
Who's He? Podcast #164 The captain said excuse me ma'am
50:49

After their break week, the Who's He? Podcast make their triumphant return to the airwaves, with the continuation of their series 2 retrospective with a review of Tooth & Claw.  What will Phil and Paul now make of this blend of kung-fu monks, Queen Victoria (gawd bless 'er) and a big ol' hairy werewolf?  Listen to find out what they think and also whether this story could push the boundaries of what can be shown in a family show.

And in the news this week, Paul McGann lets slip that a sequel to The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot is in production, the Doctor Who world tour, the Doctor Who Experience is getting a revamp and John Barrowman and Julie Gardner receive an MBE each which Phil disses.

Jun 22, 2014
Who's He? Podcast #163 Someday you'll pay the price
43:24

On the show this week, it's a return to Target books with a look the novelisation of The Ice Warriors by Brian Hayles.  As usual Phil and Phil make comparisions to the televised version of the story and while dissecting the differences, Phil admits to reading some of the book in the style of Wallace and Gromit while Paul just shakes his head in despair (which doesn't really work on audio).

And in a very slow news week, they bring you the news that The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot is getting a DVD release, Doctor Who guided tours recommencing in Cardiff and a discussion about recent articles suggesting that Doctor Who should take a break.  But all the while, the memory of Steven Moffats eyes still lingers which leads them to accuse the Moff of sleeping with the BBC.

Jun 08, 2014
Who's He? Podcast #162 Not a servant so faithful he found
38:19

In this weeks episode, Phil and Paul review the extremely spooky The Chimes Of Midnight from Big Finish.  And please beware this week that this episode is jam packed full of spoilers!  Yep, Phil couldn't help himself and ruins the plot of this Paul McGann story but gets so carried away, he ruins Christmas and Easter for children everywhere into the bargain.  Also along the way Paul helps Phil out with plot and puts forward a plausible theory for a certain plot point!

And in the news this week, Doctor Who comes to Retro TV in the USA, a piece of series 8 casting news that has both Paul and Phil scratching their heads and in Omega's Tat Corner Steven Moffat lures you into buying tat with his come to bed eyes!

Jun 01, 2014
Who's He? Podcast #161 Cos when the madman flips the switch
44:40

In this episode of the Who's He? Podcast, Phil is joined by the marvelous Erika Ensign from the Verity Podcast to discuss a Doctor Who story of her choice which is Asylum of The Daleks by Steven Moffat.  During their discussion they cover Amy and Rory relationship, the way fandom kept quiet over Jenna Coleman appearing in this story, just how good Matt Smith was as the Doctor and Phil lets slip his reputation as a podcaster!

And in the news, a series 8 teaser trailer that caught everyone by surprise and The Day of The Doctor's success at last weeks BAFTA's.

You can find Erika's podcasts right here:

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Twitter: @VerityPodcast  @HollyGoDarkly

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May 25, 2014
Who's He? Podcast #160 You're bored with me in every way
31:19

This week Phil and Paul kick off another series retrospective with a look at New Earth from series 2 and the beginning of David Tennants first full series.  Listen to hear how Phil and Paul now feel about this story and whether this was good or bad series opener.  And also gasp in horror as Phil letches after Billie Piper for one episode only and Paul has an identity crisis of his own.

And in the news, some more casting news for series 8 which makes Phil fear for the return of men in extremely short shorts, a David Tennant celebration in the US and Peter Capaldi makes the front cover of the Radio Times.

May 18, 2014
Who's He? Podcast #159 The mate that fate had me created for
41:36

In this edition of the Who's He? Podcast, Phil and Paul return once again to the literary world with a review of the Target novelisation of The Image of The Fendahl.  Probably one of the last great gothic horror Doctor Who stories produced in the 1970's, the lads compare the novel to the TV incarnation and discuss the merits of Terrance Dicks expanding of characters and also whether some of the more notorious aspects of this story make to the page.

And in another slow news week, 2 more writers are announced for series 8, Doctor Who picks up 2 BAFTA's in ceremony that is held in a pub (or so Phil and Paul like to think) and in Omega's Tat Corner, 2 items of tat, one of which gets Phil excited.

May 04, 2014
Who's He? Podcast #158 A very old friend came by today
33:00

Once again Phil and Paul turn their attentions towards the Doctors adventures in audio with a look at a 7th Doctor story from Big Finish titled The Dark Flame.  But is this one any good?  Is this a story that will make those who dislike Sylvester McCoys portrayal of the Doctor change their minds or merely serve as another example as to why they dislike him so?

And in a very short news section this week, British Pathe release old Movietone News reels containing very some fairly tenuous links to Doctor Who, the Hugo Award 2014 nominations are revealed in which Doctor Who dominates and as it's a slow news week, the latest news in John Barrowmans attempts at dropping hints that he'd like another series of Torchwood and appear again in Doctor Who.

Apr 27, 2014
Who's He? Podcast #157 It's wrong to wish on space hardware
51:06

After what feels like an eternity, Phil and Paul finally round off their series 3 retrospective with a look at The Last of The Time Lords.  Yes it's the turn of probably the most least regarded series finale in existence that the hosts of this podcast wish they could forget.  However, amongst the ire and general bile, they do manage to have some fun along the with actors pulling stupid faces, the Doctors impression of Mr. Burns and at long last they read out an email sent from a listener nearly a year ago.

And in the news this week, Ben Miller joins the cast of series 8, Day of The Doctor is up for a pointless award which brings back childhood horror for Phil and in a massive edition of Omega's Tat Corner there are all sorts of nick-nacks to tickle your fancy which also gives Phil and Paul a great idea for a TV show.

Apr 20, 2014
Who's He? Podcast #156 A lead role in a cage?
38:33

On this weeks show Phil and Paul return once again to the literary world of Doctor Who with a look at the Target novelisation Doctor Who and The Space War, otherwise known as Frontier in Space. Yes, a story of two mighty empires on the brink of war and how the Doctor and Jo manage to miss all that by testing a number of different prison cells.  And also during the course of their discussion, they lament the BBC budget in replacing a mighty lizard with a gentlemens scrotal sack.

And in the news this week, the sad passing of Derek Martinus and Kate O'Mara, casting news for series 8 and in Omega's Tat Corner it's time for some sexist footwear!

Apr 06, 2014
Who's He? Podcast #155 You rearrange me till I'm sane
54:20

After ending on a cliffhanger last week, find out how Phil, Paul and Tony escaped the evil mechanical clutches of Robot Tony!  Oh, there is also the small matter of the 2nd part of their audio commentary for The Brain of Morbius episodes 3 & 4.  So cue more Condo jokes, more passing comments on the Baker Bulge and they also muse on an adults only version of the podcast.

The lads decided not to cover any news this week and just crack on with the commentary but there is a little interlude which features a 3rd anniversary message from The Bad Wilf Podcast that arrived too late for last weeks show.

Mar 30, 2014
Who's He? Podcast #154 I can see it in your eyes
01:09:25

Put out the bunting, it's the Who's He? Podcasts 3rd anniversary!  Yes three years of turning out this rubbish and still no-one caring!  And to celebrate we're giving you the first in a two part audio commentary for the Tom Baker classic The Brain of Morbius.  But let's hand over to Condo for the rest of this synopsis:

"Condo speak now?  Good, Condo like to speak!  Condo like Who's He? Podcast, it remind Condo of arm.  When will Condo get arm back?  Condo like Omega's Tat Corner and Tony.  Yes...Condo not hurt Tony.  Tony pretty?"

Yes....anyway, in the news week, some more casting news and set photos for for series 8, we wish Olaf Pooley a happy 100th birthday and in Omega's Tat Corner some stylish footwear!

Mar 21, 2014
Who's He? Podcast #153 Yeah, revolution for fun
44:21

This week Paul & Phil return to series 3 to look at The Sound of Drums in what is probably the longest series review ever.  Yes, they look back at the Master's plan to take over the world (again) and take a look at John Simm's portryal of the character. Was or is it as bad people think?  Is this story as bad as Phil & Paul remember?  Listen to find out whether either of them have softened their opinion of this very divisive story.

And in the news this week, BBC3 that stalwart of Doctor Who repeats is to close down, another writer for series 8 is announced which probably doesn't get the reaction the BBC was hoping for and in Omega's Tat Corner it's time for some more quality mintage!!

Mar 09, 2014
Who's He? Podcast #152 You took the part that once was my heart
39:44

In this episode Phil & Paul return once again to the world of Big Finish with a look at the 2002 story Spare Parts starring Peter Davison and Sarah Sutton.  This story is widely regarded as a classic of the Big Finish range so it was with much trepidation that they recorded this review.  Will they agree on its classic status or is it a fuss over nothing and the hype machine has worked overtime?  Listen to find out but beware, this review is full of spoilers!

And in the news this week, casting news for series 8, a cancellation of a Doctor Who tour down under, DVD news and Phil and Paul give their opinion on the missing episodes spat between Ian Levine and himself.  And in a short, sharp trip to Omega's Tat Corner there is future tat!!  Well, maybe.

Mar 02, 2014
Who's He? Podcast #151 You'd better scatter and run
53:50

In this weeks episode Phil and Paul return to the written word with a look at the Target novelisation of The Time Meddler.  So prepare for Viking hordes, mysterious Monks, Lord Flashheart and the Doctors quest to become and alcoholic.  Amongst all this though they make comparisions to the televised version and find that the author manages to shock Phil!

And in the news this week the sad passing of legendary Doctor Who director Christopher Barry, a pointless poll, some news of Philip Hinchcliffe's contribution to Big Finish and in Omega's Tat Corner some quality mintage and some not so quality action figures.

Feb 16, 2014
Who's He? Podcast #150 So sick of complacence now
48:00

It's audio commentary time yet again and this week it's part 2 of our commentary for The Krotons, the fondly remembered fan favourite (I mean the story, not part 1 of this commentary.  That was last week by the way.) that nobody really remembers very fondly.  So this week they continue with episodes 3 and 4 and struggle manfully with walking cheese graters with Brummie accents and a man dressed as a tortoise.  No that wasn't one of Tony's "facts", that it is what they are watching.  So tune in to listen to 3 grown men sitting in silence for long periods of time and only coming alive when something exciting happens or when they get a sniff of beer.

And there's no news this week as they couldn't be bothered. No not really, not a lot happened to be honest.

Feb 09, 2014
Who's He? Podcast #149 It's only teenage wasteland
01:06:43

It's that time of the month when the Who's He? Podcast look to providing you all with an audio commentary and for your delectation, they have selected The Krotons!  So thrill as Phil, Paul and a returning Tony sit down and suffer episodes 1 and 2 of this fondly remembered fan favourite (was the sarcasm filter working there?).  During this episode they ponder the existence of Brummie sounding South Africans, glam rock gods and whether or not you can still buy Cadbury's Smash.

And in the news this week, Doctor Who scoops a few awards, Phil gets disappointed at The Web of Fear DVD, an update on Christmas Log the lonely K9 knockoff and in Omega's Tat Corner the new 12th Doctor action figure is discussed and compared to an obscure 1970's pop star and a night light that is billed as some kind of personal attack button.

Feb 02, 2014
Who's He? Podcast 148 I forget who I am
45:47

After what seems like an eternity, Phil and Paul return their retrospective of series 3 with a look back at Utopia.  With what is widely regarded as one the best episodes of Doctor Who since it's revival in 2005, does it still excite or has time not been kind to this story of The Masters resurrection?  While Paul is still under the weather and Phil at one point comes over all James Lipton (I just read that back.  Eurgh!), the lads certainly have a lot to talk about!

And in the news this week, the sad passing of Roger Lloyd-Pack, the end of online role playing game Doctor Who: Worlds in Time, more on set spoiler photos of series 8 and in Omega's Tat Corner it's everything you need for tea.

Jan 19, 2014
Who's He? Podcast #147 Who congregate around Trafalgar Square
29:53

In this weeks show, Phil and Paul return to the world of Big Finish with a look at the Tom Baker story Energy of The Daleks.  After weeks of both of them stating that they had never got round to listening to any of Tom Bakers audio stories, now that they've finally listened to one, what do they think?  Well, during the course of their discussion subjects such as actors getting their groove back and Dimensions in Time are raised in an attempt to drag out the review of a very short story!

And in the news this week, the final viewing figures for The Time of The Doctor are revealed, series 8 begins filming, Steven Moffat's vision for the 12th Doctor and in Omega's Tat Corner it's a sale.  A MEGA SALE!!

Jan 12, 2014
Who's He? Podcast #146 Don't bother asking for explanations
40:09

For their first podcast of 2014, Phil and Paul decided that it was high time that they did another Target book review.  So what did they pick?  The Twin Dilemma that's what!!  In a vain attempt to discover whether Eric Sawards novelisation improves on what is probably the most least regarded Doctor Who serial, they discover abandonment of the original plot, pointless back stories for characters and things, depression all round and a mystic cat.

And in the news this week, Gareth Roberts will be on writing duties for series 8 which gives Phil flashbacks to the horror that is Craig Owens, a couple of Australian centric items and a quick peek into Omega's Tat Corner with the latest in t-shirt news!

Jan 05, 2014
Who's He? Podcast #145 And I'm a man of great experience
45:34

This is it, the big one!  In this episode of the Who's He? Podcast we say farewell to Matt Smith and finally say hello to Peter Capaldi in our review of The Time of The Doctor.  While everyone should just be congratulating Matt Smith on a job well done, fandom seems set to implode yet again in what is currently a very divisive episode.  So what is Phil and Paul's take on matters?  Will Phil revert to type and declare this the worst episode EVAH!? Will Paul take a more lenient approach?  Tune in to find out what they think but rest assured that Phil (and to a certain extent Paul) get in a few barbed comments about fandoms course for self destruction.

And in the news this week....STATS!! Oh, and a farewell message from Matt Smith.

We also want to wish all our listeners a very Happy New Year!!

Dec 29, 2013
Who's He? Podcast #144 The captain stands alone
47:15

It's the Who's He? Podcast Christmas special and as usual they take a look at a Doctor Who Christmas special from years gone by and this time it's the turn of Voyage of The Damned, the Kylie Minogue vanity project.  So get in a festive mood as Phil and Paul review this story in a subjective and respectful manner and extol the virtues of this Christmas classic for the ages.  Oh and the word awful is used.  A lot.  One hell of a lot as a matter of fact!

And in the news this week The Time of Doctor has it's DVD & blu-ray release announced, The Moonbase DVD reveals it's special features, director news for series 8 and in a sad tale for festive season, Christmas Log the lonely K9 knock-off is abandoned in Plymouth.  All togther now, "aahhhhh".

And lastly, a Merry Christmas to all our listeners!!

Dec 22, 2013
Who's He? Podcast #143 Doctor Who: Legacy Gaming Review
09:28

In this special mini episode of the Who's He? Podcast, Phil returns once again to the world of gaming with a review of Doctor Who: Legacy, the latest attempt at transferring the show into a gaming format.  Listen to find out if Phil is favourable of this latest attempt or does he think that it joins the long list of Doctor Who games sent straight to gaming purgatory.

Dec 18, 2013
Who's He? Podcast #142 The memories are all in my mind
39:02

This week Phil and Paul wrap up the Destiny of The Doctor audio series with a review of the final story in the series, The Time Machine read by Jenna Coleman.  Well they do after a false start as Phil leaps into the future and announces he's reviewing The Time of The Doctor which surprises Paul somewhat.  Anyway, when they finally get down to business, they tackle whether this is a fitting end to the Destiny of The Doctor series and does it tie up all the loose ends?

And in the news this week, a brand new trailer for The Time of The Doctor, a petition to name a recently discovered planet Gallifrey and in an international themed Omega's Tat Corner, two items of tat for our North American listeners that have either sold out or not yet available for Christmas.  Well, not this Christmas anyway!

Dec 15, 2013
Who's He? Podcast #141 It's a celebration
01:25:04

This week it's a mammoth review of everything but The Day of The Doctor!  For 85 minutes Phil and Paul cover The Night of The Doctor, The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot, The Last Day, An Adventure in Space and Time, The Day of The Doctor After Show Party and the Doctor Who Celebration weekend at London's Excel Centre (phew!!).  Yes they discuss an awful lot in this podcast, so sit back, fill your pipe with your favourite shag and enjoy!

And in the news this week, the time is confirmed for the showing of The Time of The Doctor on BBC1, the special effects team is confirmed for Peter Capaldi's first season and in a bumper edition of Omega's Tat Corner there are more Christmas ideas than you can shake a stick at and one particular piece of tat will spice up the bedroom!

Dec 08, 2013
Who's He? Podcast #140 It's not getting older, just much better
01:00:19

Here it is folks, we've finally got round to reviewing the 50th Anniversary spectacular, The Day of The Doctor.  So what did Paul and Phil reckon to this multi Doctor story?  During their discussion they touch on the dangling Zygon plot thread, the necessity of an extra Doctor, the fan reaction to "Rose" and who is Tom Baker?

And in the news this week it's stats!!  And Michael Grade is still a stubborn old sod.

Dec 01, 2013
Who's He? Podcast #139 Interview Special - Paul Heath
47:50

In an occasional series of interviews to celebrate Doctor Who's half century, the Who's He? Podcast talks to various fans, bloggers and podcasters about their love of Doctor Who in the lead up to the 50th Anniversary on 23rd November 2013.

In the last interview of this series, Phil chats to Paul Heath from The Pharos Project about his memories of growing up reading the Doctor Who Target novelisations, how he evetually started watching the TV series and how The Pharos Project morphed from being a pure Doctor Who podcast into embracing all things geek. 

Twitter: @Spurt_Russell
           @PharosProject

Website: http://thepharosproject.libsyn.com

 

Nov 17, 2013
Who's He? Podcast #138 You don't have to put on the red light
30:02

The 50th anniversary celebrations have begun!!  In this special episode we review the anniversary offering from Big Finish in the form their multi Doctor story Light At The End.  Will this story improve upon previous multi Doctor stories or will it be another jumbled mess attempting to cram in as many continuity references as humanly possible?  Never fear though as Phil and Paul give your their usual forthright opinion and Phil makes a complete balls up of explaining the plot!

However, you must bear one thing in mind!  This review does contain spoilers, so if you haven't listened to Light At The End you have been warned!!

Nov 08, 2013
Who's He? Podcast #137 Time Slipping Away
44:31

On this weeks podcast Phil and Paul return once again to their series 3 retrospective with a look Blink written by current show runner Steven Moffat.  Just how much did the two of them enjoy this story and does it still hold up as the monumental fan favourite?  Listen to find out and also hear them begin to on a journey down memory lane before they both get slapped back into the present day.

And in the news this week, the guest list of the 3 day convention in November is announced along with a convention showing of Day of The Doctor, rumour news on Peter Capaldi only staying for 13 episodes and Phil shows his disappointment on not seeing Nicola Bryant.

Nov 03, 2013
Who's He? Podcast #136 Interview Special - James Rockliffe
39:13

In an occasional series of interviews to celebrate Doctor Who's half century, the Who's He? Podcast talks to various fans, bloggers and podcasters about their love of Doctor Who in the lead up to the 50th Anniversary on 23rd November 2013.

In this, the penultimate interview of this series, Phil talks to James Rockliffe of The Doctor Who Podcast about the importance of Big Finish, his first memories of watching Doctor Who and how Bernard Cribbins called him out of the blue!

Twitter: @JamesattheDWP
           @thedrwhopodcast

Oct 30, 2013
Who's He? Podcast #135 And all the couples form a ring
01:19:40

This week the chaps bring you the second part of their audio commentary for the Jon Pertwee story The Daemons episodes 3 to 5.  It's business as usual with long periods of silence and bad jokes but also with Sargeant Benton getting a kicking from a 1970's ventriloquist and Tony's facts on Matthew Corbett finally get their payoff.

And as this was recorded last week they pretend there wasn't any news to talk about but then Phil invades from the future and brings you news on what happened in the week with the early release of the Big Finish 50th Anniversary story Light At The End and what is happening at the BFI!

Oct 27, 2013
Who's He? Podcast #134 Just as every cop is a criminal
01:08:40

After an extremely long period, it's audio commentary time!  This go around, Phil, Paul and a returning Tony tackle The Daemons, episodes 1 & 2 in the first of a two part commentary.  And even after such a long time between commentaries, the three of them have learnt nothing.  It's still shambolic and they barely pay any attention to what they are watching as Tony unleashes his "facts" on Matthew Corbett and his contribution to the set design of The Daemons and thrill as they watch a U.N.I.T member phone a chat line.

And in a very slapdash news section this week, they cast their eyes over the 50th Anniversary trailer shown on Saturday night, Moffat's teasing over the amount of regenerations, what really happened with that casting rumour on Ben Daniels, some 50th Anniversary cocktails and in Omega's Tat Corner there is one helluva lot of mintage.

Oct 20, 2013
Who's He? Podcast #133 I'll be your prisoner
50:34

In this weeks show Paul and Phil have browsed the book shelves and stumbled across the Target novelisation of An Unearthly Child to review.  Is this book up their with Terrance Dicks better novelisations or is it just a bland translation of the TV serial?  Along the way, they discover that fate decided just how this book would turn out.

However, all of this pales into insignificance as the big news this week is that 9, count them, 9 episodes of previously missing Doctor Who stories from the Troughton era have been returned to the BBC and were released to the excited public.  So tune in to hear Phil and Paul throw pessimism to the wind and hear them embrace optimism and celebrate this wonderful news.  And also, Neve McIntosh wants to sex up Doctor Who.  Ooer missus!!

Oct 13, 2013
Who's He? Podcast #132 Sending out an SOS
54:30

This week Phil and Paul return to the Destiny of The Doctor audio series with the penultimate story Death's Deal read by Catherine Tate.  There is plenty to enjoy for the pair of them this week as they both agree on this fantastic story and discuss some of the highs and lows of this series so far.

Also this week, there is a discussion on the Who's He? Podcasts recent trips to the BFI Doctor Who 50 10th and 8th Doctor events where they give their views on the stories shown and the Q&A panels that followed.

And in the news this week, the offical announcement of the 50th Anniversary global broadcast, the national press insisting that over 100 missing episodes have been found (a friend of our source said), Paul McGann's tweet about providing a voice over for Matt Smith and Phil gets more than he bargained for when discussing a news item on Kate O'Mara wanting to return as the Rani!

Oct 06, 2013
Who's He? Podcast #131 Interview Special - Warren Frey
40:02

In an occasional series of interviews to celebrate Doctor Who's half century, the Who's He? Podcast talks to various fans, bloggers and podcasters about their love of Doctor Who in the lead up to the 50th Anniversary on 23rd November 2013.

In this edition, Phil talks to Warren Frey of Radio Free Skaro and discusses the attempts at Doctor Who video games, how Radio Free Skaro came about, the casting of Peter Capaldi and yes, fandom!!

Twitter: @freyburg
            @RadioFreeSkaro

Website: http://www.radiofreeskaro.com

Oct 02, 2013
Who's He? Podcast #130 And you're gonna have to face the music
51:01

In this weeks show Phil & Paul continue with their series 3 retrospective with their take on Family of Blood.  To be honest, expect more of the same as last week as this is real love in as the pair of them sing the praises of this story and everyone involved and tip their hats to possibly the greatest two part story since the show came back in 2005.  And Phil gets to use the word "beastly".

And in the news this week, the exciting announcement of extra tickets for this Novembers official convention and also the accouncement of the premier of An Adventure In Space And Time at the BFI which leads Phil & Paul to show their utter contempt for their listeners.  But in Omega's Tat Corner a piece of tat that is so unwarranted, unofficial and downright shameful gets chucked into the muckiest of Omega's corners.

Sep 29, 2013
Who's He? Podcast #129 Watching how the other half lives
37:29

In this weeks episode Paul and Phil delve back into series 3 with a look at Human Nature, quite possibly one the best 45 minutes of Doctor Who committed to the small screen.  Yep, high praise indeed as the pair of them agree on a lot of things this week which causes them both to wax lyrical about this story and Phil gets ideas above his station and starts talking about lighting and camera angles.  Yes, Phil is in over his head!!

And in the news, it's mainly DVD stuff to talk about but in Omega's Tat Corner, there's an item of tat that gets Phil on his soap box again!!

And if you want to vote for Doctor Who in the National TV Awards, please find the link below:

http://www.nationaltvawards.com

 

Sep 22, 2013
Who's He? Podcast #128 In our little hideaway beneath the waves
49:07

In this heavily edited edition of the Who's He? Podcast, Phil & Paul turn their attentions to the Target novelisation of Warriors of The Deep, that well known (for all the wrong reasons) 5th Doctor underwater adventure.  Does this book address the TV versions shortcomings or does the green paint from the Myrka reach the written page?  Tune in to find out!

And in the news this week, the BBC finally reveal their 50th Anniversary TV & radio scheduling to celebrate the show, the panels for the next 2 BFI events are also revealed which causes Phil and Paul to rub your noses in their good fortune and in Omega's Tat Corner, a piece of tat which makes the pair of them realise they are the darlings of every retirement home.

Sep 15, 2013
Who's He? Podcast #127 Interview Special - Derek Gladu
49:00

in an occasional series of interviews to celebrate Doctor Who's half century, the Who's He? Podcast talks to various fans, bloggers and podcasters about their love of Doctor Who in the lead up to the 50th Anniversary on 23rd November 2013.

In this edition Phil talks to Derek Gladu from the Doctor Who Podcast from Sound On Sight about the casting of Peter Capaldi, his first memories of watching Doctor Who, why he keeps coming back to the show and what he would like to see in the 50th Anniversary special in November.

Twitter: @THEGladu
           @SOSDoctorWho

Website: http://www.soundonsight.org/tag/doctor-who/

Sep 11, 2013
Who's He? Podcast #126 There's no comfort in the truth
36:57

Once again Phil and Paul return to the ongoing Destiny of The Doctor audio series with a look at the 9th Doctor story Night of The Whisper.  During the course of their discussion, Phil manages to offend the people of Manchester and also lose his marbles all at the same time!  It's definitely one to.....oh you know what I mean, erm....listen to!  Yes that's it.

And in the news this week, Matt Smith begins recording his final story, the original script for The Tenth Planet has been found and in Omega's Tat Corner....coaster news!!

Sep 08, 2013
Who's He? Podcast #125 I feel that ice is slowly melting
59:49

In this episode Phil & Paul return to the world of Big Finish with a look at the 5th Doctor and Peri story Red Dawn.  What do they think of this 13 year old story that was not widely regarded by certain quarters of fandom?  You may be surprised at their reaction but it makes Phil find time to make comparisions with Prometheus and gets bogged down in continuity while Paul just shakes his head.

And in the news this week (which we should really call the "olds") they catch up on news items they have missed out on the last couple of weeks such as Christopher Ecclestones message for the 9th Doctor BFI event, some DVD news and a bumper edition of Omega's Tat Corner!!

 

Sep 01, 2013
Who's He? Podcast #124 Interview Special - Steven Schapansky
46:24

In an occasional series of interviews to celebrate Doctor Who's half century, the Who's He? Podcast talk to various fans, bloggers and podcasters about their love of Doctor Who in the lead up to the 50th Anniversary on 23rd November 2013.

In this edition Phil talks to Steven Sschapansky from Radio Free Skaro about how he was first introduced to the world of Doctor Who, the global phenomenom that the show has now become and fans reaction to the percieved lack of Who on the TV in it's anniversary year.

Twitter: @Legopolis
           @RadioFreeSkaro

Website: http://www.radiofreeskaro.com

Aug 24, 2013
Who's He? Podcast #123 You're wasting your time and my time as well
39:09

This week the lads take a trip back in time and crack on once again with their series 3 retrospective with a review of 42.  I am sorry to say however that Phil makes a true return to form in this episode as he does not like this one little bit.  So expect calm level headed discussion from Paul and hot headed, angry words that make no sense from Phil.

And in the news this week, the guests are announced for the BFI Doctor Who 50 showing of Bad Wolf and The Parting of The Ways, Doctor Who is nominated in a Radio Times poll for the nations most loved drama and two items of TARDIS news!

Aug 18, 2013
Who's He? Podcast #122 Interview Special - Annie Fairfoul
42:21

In an occasional series of interviews to celebrate Doctor Who's half century, the Who's He? Podcast talk to various fans, bloggers and podcasters about their love of Doctor Who in the lead up to the 50th Anniversary on 23rd November 2013.

In this edition Phil talks to actress and Doctor Who fan Annie Fairfoul who tells us about how Doctor Who was respsonsible for her acting career, her insight on fandom's criticism of actors and the longevity of show that has lasted for 50 years.

Twitter: @AnnieFairfoul

Aug 14, 2013
Who's He? Podcast #121 Fit a bolt to your bow and away we go
36:52

This week, Paul and Phil take a devisive look at the latest in the Destiny Of The Doctor range in the form of an 8th Doctor story entitled Enemy Aliens.  Yes a story of alien invasion of two kinds leaves the pair of them approaching this story from different directions but which of them liked it and which of them didn't?  It might not be who you think!

And in the news this week, it's still Capaldi mania as fandom comes to terms with his casting as the 12th Doctor, audience figures on the TV spectacular to his announce his casting and in Omega's Tat Corner, some tat that doesn't even exist yet!

Oh and Paul? The rat wants to go out.

Aug 11, 2013
Who's He? Podcast #120 Time to eat all your words
36:52

It's finally happened! The world has been put out of it's misery and we finally know that the great Peter Capaldi has been cast as Matt Smiths successor in the TARDIS.  And of course Phil & Paul share their views on this casting news and also the manner in which it was done.  Zoe Ball?  Really??

And of course there is the usual reviewing nonsense with a look at the Target novelisation of the 2nd Doctor story, The Seeds of Death.  Though by their own admission, it's all inconsequential given the news this week!

Aug 05, 2013
Who's He? Podcast #119 Need a change a positive change
57:32

In this weeks episode, Paul and Phil turn their attentions back to their series 3 retrospective with a look at The Lazarus Experiment.  This episode may surprise some of you as the pair of them realise though certain stories are not without their faults, sometimes time can be kind and maybe this is one such story?  Don't believe me?  Listen to the episode to find out!

And in the news this week, the controversy of the 50th trailer aired at San Diego Comic Con, more controversry over the series 7 release schedule, the possibility the Paul McGann may have filmed something for the 50th and in Omega's Tat Corner, Paul creates controversy by saying the name Cliff Richard and the word 'rim' in the same sentence.

Jul 28, 2013
Who's He? Podcast #118 Interview Special - Chris Burgess
41:53

In an occasional series of interviews to celebrate Doctor Who's half century, the Who's He? Podcast talk to various fans, bloggers and podcasters about their love of Doctor Who in the lead up to the 50th Anniversary on 23rd November 2013.

In this edition Phil chats to Chris Burgess from Radio Free Skaro about Doctor Who on Canadian TV, how he got involved with Radio Free Skaro, fandom and who he would most like to interview. And Chris also unleashes his potty mouth!

Twitter: @dubbayoo
           @RadioFreeSkaro
Website: http://www.radiofreeskaro.com

Jul 24, 2013
Who's He? Podcast #117 Feel the forces from another world
57:48

This week Phil and Paul return to the Destiny of The Doctor audio series with a review of the seventh Doctor story Shockwave.  In fact this has to be one of their shortest reviews they've ever done!  This usually means one of two things - they both hated it or they both loved it!

But what takes up all their time this week?  Two weeks worth of news and a chat about the Doctor Who Prom they went to last week that's what!  DVD blu-ray boxsets, BBC financial reports and comments made about the 50th Anniversary Special the Moff himself.  But not only that, there is a bumper edition of Omega's Tat Corner featuring cake and potato based tat!

Jul 21, 2013
Who's He? Podcast #116 Interview Special - Ian Todd
36:04

In an occasional series of interviews to celebrate Doctor Who's half century, the Who's He? Podcast talk to various fans, bloggers and podcasters about their love of Doctor Who in the lead up to the 50th anniversary on November 23rd 2013.

In this edition, Phil chats to Ian Todd from the Mondas Podcast about stunt casting, what effects would he update from the classic series and the perils of the BBV videos.

Twitter: @IanTodd82
Website: http://mondaspodcast.podomatic.com

Jul 14, 2013
Who's He? Podcast #115 These aren't the kind of people he can change
01:29:05

This week the lads bring you their first audio commentary in 5 months and it's for Ghost Light!  This of course means the return of Tony to the podcasting gang, who brings his usual blend of facts, bewielderment and ignorance.  What I am trying to say is that he hasn't changed a bit!!  However, after a 5 month break from providing an audio commentary, Phil, Paul and Tony realise they may have made a mistake in selecting this story and begin to struggle heroically with it, while Tony uses the opportunity to ask the listeners questions simply because he can't be bothered to look up the answers himself.  And during the course of the commentary, it slowly dawns on Phil that he doesn't really like Ghost Light.  Heretic!!

And in the news this week, the tickets for the 50th Anniversary Convention finally go on sale, the BBC shelves any further plans for 3D projects after the 50th anniversary and in strange news of the week it is revealed that Michael Jackson and Bill Cosby were considered for the role of the Doctor in a 1980's proposed Hollywoodisation of the show.  Shamone!!

Jul 07, 2013
Who's He? Podcast #114 What they need's a damn good whacking
34:40

This week, Phil and Paul cast their eye over Evolution of The Daleks in their ongoing retrospective of series 3 and it's business as usual! Pointless Pigmen, bad American accents and probably the most convoluted and stupid plot to take over the universe the Daleks ever came up with!! Perhaps now you'll realise just how much Phil and Paul suffer to keep you entertained!

And in the news this week, the director for the Christmas special is revealed, some exciting Big Finish and Philip Hinchcliffe news and in Omega's Tat Corner a rather expensive way to change the channel on your TV.

Philip Hinchcliffe Lecture:
http://www.thespace.uk.com/22nd%20August%20Event.html

 

Jun 30, 2013
Who's He? Podcast #113 Big man, pig man, ha ha, charade you are
42:14

After what seems like a lifetime, Phil and Paul finally return to their series 3 retrospective with Daleks In Manhattan.  Has time been kind to this story or is it still the big mess that they remembered?  Rest assured, both Paul and Phil give a reasoned critique but during the course of their dissection, Phil puts on a showgirl voice, Paul manages to insult Wales and quickly backtracks and the whole conversation degenerates into hardcore pornography.

And in the news this week, the saga of the recovered (or not recovered) missing episodes is discussed, Roath Lock will get Royal patronage, Matt Smiths thank you to cast, crew and fans and last and by no means least, Omega's Tat Corner makes it's triumphant return wherein you will hear the phrase "ring hanger".

Jun 23, 2013
Who's He? Podcast #112 Interview Special - Graeme Bentzen
34:14

In an occasional series of interviews to celebrate Doctor Who's half century, the Who's He? Podcast talk to various fans, bloggers and podcasters about their love of Doctor Who in the lead up to the 50th anniversary on November 23rd 2013.

In this edition, Phil chats to Graeme Bentzen from The Gallifrey Times about his memories of Doctor Who during the fallow years of the 1990's and the love/hate relationship the show now has with the press.

Twitter: @GallifreyUK
Website: http://www.thegallifreytimes.co.uk

Jun 18, 2013
Who's He? Podcast #111 Sent me off to a foreign land
43:47

In this weeks episode, the attentions of Paul and Phil are once again focused on the AudioGo Destiny of The Doctor series with a look at the sixth Doctor story Trouble in Paradise.  What will they make of this story of Christopher Columbus and talking bullocks and will Phil ever recover from his little moment alone thinking about Peri?  But also during the course of this discussion, a history lesson on Christopher Columbus is given and a Peri impression is offered.

Also this week, they talk about their sojourn to the BFI to see The Two Doctors as part of the Doctor Who at 50 celebrations and how disappointed Eric Saward looked to be there.

But in the news, they discuss all the 12th Doctor rumours they missed on last weeks episode and call a 12th Doctor casting rumours amnesty on the podcast, rumours of recovered missing episodes to be released for the 50th, Big Finish's license for Doctor Who has been extended to 2016 and news of a TARDIS being put into Earths orbit (yes you did read that correctly!).

Jun 16, 2013
Who's He? Podcast #110 And the big wheel keep on turning
48:46

This week, Paul and Phil review the 5th Doctor story from the AudioGo Destiny Of The Doctor series entitled Smoke and Mirrors.  In a tale featuring Houdini and the Master, all Phil can think about is how disappointed he was in Adric not receiving a terrible mauling at the claws of a big cat.  However despite this, Phil & Paul have a fairly good time listening to this story read by Janet Fielding.

And in a longer than usual news section this week, the main topic of conversation is of course about Matt Smith leaving the series after the Christmas special, the ridiculous rumours of who will be the 12th Doctor and the Who's He? Podcast gets political by looking at an official YouGov poll on Doctor Who which makes for terrifying reading.

Jun 09, 2013
Who's He? Podcast #109 Interview Special - Lisa Hazlegreaves
25:10

In this edition of the Who's He? Podcast, Phil begins an occasional series of interviews chatting to fans, bloggers and podcasters about their love of Doctor Who in the lead up to the shows 50th Anniversary on 23rd November 2013.

In this, the 1st interview in the series, Phil talks to Lisa Hazlegreaves, known to many of you as Its Mother Who, contributer to the Talking Who Podcast.

Twitter: @ItsMotherWho

Jun 02, 2013
Who's He? Podcast #108 Only the echoes of my mind
35:32

Now that the current series of Doctor Who has finished, Phil and Paul return to the Audio Go celebration of 50 years of Doctor Who with a look at the April release of Babblesphere, the 4th Doctors outing in the Desting of The Doctor range. After Phil being disappointed with the 3rd Doctors story, this time round it's Paul's turn to show disappointment in this thinly veiled satire on social media. However, Phil does manage to get in his impression of Lady Bracknell, so a little bit of culture is injected into proceedings. Ok, that's stretching things, I'll admit!!

And in the news this week, more viewing figure stats, Doctor Who wins an award, Phil spits in the face of the Daily Mail and a small piece of DVD news concerning the Ice Warriors.

All together now, "A HANDBAG?!?".

 

May 26, 2013
Who's He? Podcast #107 Beneath the strains of time
57:59

This is it, the series finale of series 7b of Doctor Who, The Name of The Doctor and Phil & Paul aren't completely in agreement!  Paul struggles to find the story in this episode whilst Phil just likes it for what it is.  But one this is for sure though, they both agree that seeing past Doctors was marvelous and as for John Hurt?  Listen to find out!

And in the news this week, Steven Moffat thanks the fans for keeping their gobs shut after BBC America released the series 7b blu-ray boxset a week early, series 8 has been confrmed by the BBC, the sad passing of Doctor Who actors and crew during the week and in Omega's Tat Corner, some tat has been released that absolutely no-one was crying out for!!

May 19, 2013
Who's He? Podcast #106 A show with everything but Yul Brynner
49:39

The lads get their teeth into Neil Gaimans highly anticipated story, Nightmare In Silver, that promised to make the Cybermen scary again.  Well, that is certainly a bold claim and not one that goes unchallenged!  Oh no, Phil and Paul have differing views on this weeks episode which leads to Phil having an internal struggle before the leprechaun on his shoulder tells him to burn stuff, while Paul does his best to change Phil's mind only to fail miserably.  Phil also takes a moment this week to think of Jeri Ryan as Seven of Nine.  A very long moment in fact.  There is also a lot of talk about fanwank that could lead to blindness and they also briefly talk about She Said, He Said, the epilogue (yes, epilogue!) to The Name of The Doctor.

And in this weeks news, in the absence of any overnight viewing figures for Nightmare In Silver they make some up instead, news on showings for the blu-ray editions of the Peter Cushing Dalek films and in 50th Anniversary news, a photo of Matt Smith that has set tongues wagging and John Hurt lets the cat out of the bag which Phil and Paul talk about.  Sort of.

May 12, 2013
Who's He? Podcast #105 The rusted chains of prison moons
56:32

This week the lads turn their attention to the Mark Gatiss story The Crimson Horror, the latest in this series of Doctor Who. What will they make of this Victorian romp in deepest, darkest Yorkshire with corpses in the canal and the return of the Paternoster Gang? One thing is for sure though, Paul is Mister Grumpy this week which makes a nice change from Phil!

And in the news this week, a brief summing up of the Who's He? Podcast's trip to the BFI to see The Caves of Androzani, the UK's Doctor Who DVD roster for the remainder of the year, the return of Omega's Tat Corner and a chance for Phil to let rip on those who think fans are being short changed with their percieved lack of Doctor Who content for the 50th Anniversary.

May 06, 2013
Who's He? Podcast #104 Trying to make some sense of it all
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This week the lads turn their attention to the eagerly anticipated story Journey To The Centre Of The TARDIS.  After the last two weeks of enjoyment for Phil and Paul, I'm afraid to say this week is a bit of a let down. No, they are not best pleased with this trip inside Sexy and at times get quite animated at this fun but rather disappointing story.  But what did please them and what did annoy them?  Listen and find out to this episode that will most probably ostracise them from fandom!!

And in the news week, some DVD news including one DVD that nearly made it's way into Omega's Tat Corner, the next in the Destiny Of the Doctor range from AudioGo and of course the return of Omega's Tat Corner with a book that will delight Doctor Who geeks everywhere.

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Apr 28, 2013
Who's He? Podcast #103 Hearing them, seeing them
48:59

This week Paul & Phil continue with their look at this series of Doctor Who by discussing the creepy and spooky Hide written by Neil Cross whilst cowering behind their cushions.  Was this an improvement on his previous script or was it a bit of a clunker?  Will the lads give another unanimous thumbs up to an episode of Doctor Who two weeks on the bounce or will they revert to type and give it the thumbs down?  Also listen to Paul & Phil travel back to the 1960's where a man could "provide" for a lady whilst wearing his finest tweed.

And in the news this week, they catch up on viewing stats (the most popular part of the show), DVD news on The Ice Warriors and a brief discussion on the release of the posters for the upcoming episodes of this series, including the title of the last episode which has made fandom explode.  Again.

Apr 21, 2013
Who's He? Podcast #102 There's no such thing as a winnable war
59:20

Thisss week, the Who'ssss He? Podcassssst take a look at the latessst (I can't keep this up, I'm now covered in dribble) take a look at latest offering from series 7 of Doctor Who, Cold War.  Will Phil & Paul actually like an episode this time round or will it be three out of three to get a negative review?  What will they make of the return of one the classic series most iconic of the Doctors foes, the Ice Warriors?  Listen to find out of course?

And in the news this week, Sylvester McCoy rules out the return of any of the classic series Doctors for the 50th Anniversary special, some more casting news for the 50th, a return to the anti matter universe of Omega's Tat Corner and Phil gets mad (don't get mad Phil, get even!) with the spoiler images posted on Twitter this week from the filming of the 50th special.

Oh and there's the small matter of the guys reading out some actual feedback!!

Apr 13, 2013
Who's He? Podcast #101 Memories of my younger days, clearly
39:59

After last weeks disappointing outing for the Doctor, Phil and a returning Paul turn their attentions to the latest episode The Rings of Akhaten.  Is this episode an improvement on last weeks or is it just another crushing disappointment?  Listen to find out if this podcast is just another hatred and bile filled episode or full of wonder and delight.  But during the course of this episode Phil makes up a new word and offers up his pen to Grandfather.  Paul looks on and shakes his head in bemusement.

And in the news this week, Christopher Eccleston on joining the 50th Anniversary special, Christopher Eccleston not joing the 50th Anniversary special, the return of the Zygons and the BFI's attempts at a more fair approach to allocating tickets to their 50th Anniversary events.

Apr 07, 2013
Who's He? Podcast #100 The cow jumped over the moon
55:55

New Doctor Who to review!  Hoorah??  This week Phil is joined once again by Martyn Havell from the Bad Wilf Podcast to review the opening episode of series 7 part 2, The Bells of Saint John.  While the pair of them are pleased Doctor Who has returned, neither of them are particuarly pleased with this story.  Oh no, they are not pleased with recycled ideas and plot holes you could ride a bike through, so tune in to find out just how displeased they were!! Mind you, it wouldn't be the Who's He? Podcast if there wasn't a certain amount of negativity now would it?

And in the news this week, David Tennant and Billie Piper to return to Doctor Who for the 50th Anniversary and in an exclusive for the Who's He? Podcast we announce today of all days that Paul McGann will return for the 50th in a new idea for the show - degeneration!!  Also the BBC announces they are cancelling the sequels to the Doctor Who console game The Eternity Clock.