Staggering Stories Podcast #105: The Impossible Loss

  on April 30th, 2011

Doctor Who: The Impossible AstronautSummary:
Adam J Purcell, Fake Keith, Jay Doran (of The Untempered Schism podcast), Jean Riddler and the Real Keith Dunn pay tribute to Elisabeth Sladen, talk about the Doctor Who: The Impossible Astronaut, find some general news, and a variety of other stuff, specifically:

  • 00:00 – Intro and theme tune.
  • 01:02 — Welcome!
  • 02:27 – News:
  • 02:40 — Torchwood: John ‘Q’ de Lancie joins the Miracle Day cast.
  • 03:48 — Red Dwarf: Season X not to be screened until Autumn 2012.
  • 05:59 — Misfits: Robert Sheehan (Nathan) not appearing in Season 3.
  • 07:32 — Doctor Who: Multiple Hugo Award nominations.
  • 09:55 — Doctor Who: Overnight ratings for The Impossible Astronaut.
  • 11:50 – Elisabeth Sladen: our tribute.
  • 32:27 – Doctor Who: The Impossible Astronaut.
  • 54:58 – Emails and listener feedback.* Hit us yourself at
  • 126:10 – Farewell for this podcast!
  • 126:52 — End theme, disclaimer, copyright, etc.

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Staggering Stories Special #1: Elisabeth Sladen 1990 Interview

  on April 25th, 2011

Staggering Stories Special: Elisabeth Sladen 1990 InterviewSummary:
Back in March 1990, Jean Riddler interviewed the amazing Elisabeth Sladen for the Doctor Who Magazine (specifically DWM #163 – August 1990). Presented here, for the first time ever, is the full audio recording of that conversation.

Please note, this was recorded in the back room of Lis’ agent, so don’t be surprised to hear the odd phone ringing! Also this has been sat on an audio tape for the past 21 years, so please forgive the audio quality. We trust you’ll agree with us that this vintage recording is worthwhile despite these minor technical issues and join us in expressing thanks to our friend Jean for digging this tape out and digitising it for all to hear!

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Staggering Stories Podcast #104: Grump of the Spoilerphobe

  on April 17th, 2011

Doctor Who: Space and TimeSummary:
Adam J Purcell, Fake Keith, Jean Riddler and the Real Keith Dunn talk about the Doctor Who Experience, Being Human Season Three, the DWM #433 cover spoiler disgrace, find some general news, and a variety of other stuff, specifically:

  • 00:00 – Intro and theme tune.
  • 00:57 — Welcome!
  • 02:26 – News:
  • 02:46 — Doctor Who: New Who Season 6 to hit Australia on Saturday April 30th 2011.
  • 03:54 — Doctor Who: American fans to see S6 episode 1 before UK fans.
  • 05:58 — Torchwood: Murray Gold to write Miracle Day music.
  • 07:22 — Karen Gillan: To play Jean Shrimpton in BBC 4 biopic.
  • 09:48 — David Tennant: The pitter patter of tiny converse.
  • 10:32 — Dirk Gently: Three more BBC 4 episodes coming.
  • 13:04 — Battlestar Galactica: Massively Multiplayer Online game live.
  • 14:34 — BBC Proms: Accidentally gets hopes up for 2011 Doctor Who Prom (unlikely).
  • 15:48 — Doctor Who: DWM front cover spoiler (beware, we discuss that spoiler!)
  • 26:25 – The Doctor Who Experience.
  • 48:11 – Being Human: Season 3 overview.
  • 63:31 – Emails and listener feedback.* Hit us yourself at
  • 84:08 – Farewell for this podcast!
  • 84:31 — End theme, disclaimer, copyright, etc.

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DWPA Podcast #009: Oxford Literary Festival – 3rd April 2011

  on April 15th, 2011

Welcome to the ninth Doctor Who Podcast Alliance podcast.  This episode was recorded at Oxford Literary Festival on the 3rd of April 2011.

Our host, Luke Harrison of The Minute Doctor Who Podcast (TMDWP), treats us to a round table interview with four Doctor Who authors, specifically:

  • 00:00 – Intro and Theme tune.
  • 00:25 – Welcome!
  • 01:01 – Colin Brake, Oli Smith, Trevor Baxendale and Justin Richards interview.
  • 27:32 – Closing music.




Staggering Stories Commentary #28: Babylon 5 – Chrysalis

  on April 10th, 2011

Staggering Stories Commentary: Babylon 5 - ChrysalisSummary:
Adam J Purcell, Andy Simpkins and Keith Dunn sit down, assasinated, in front of the first season Babylon 5 episode, Chrysalis, and spout our usual nonsense!

Sinclair has forgotten something, Delenn is starting the change and Garibaldi isn’t watching his back. But enough of their problems, please sit down with us to enjoy Chrysalis…

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