Celebrating Time And Relative Dimensions In Space!
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It's that time again when Doctor Who, Torchwood, Sarah Jane Adventures fans come together under one virtual sky at what has become the legendary Doctor Who: Podshock meet ups on Second Life.
The last events we held on Second Life were to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Gallifreyan Embassy and the 5th anniversary of Doctor Who: Podshock. This time we are coming together to celebrate 47 years of Doctor Who itself! Yes, it is the anniversary of Doctor Who!
Come and join Doctor Who: Podshock hosts, correspondents, friends, and listeners in celebrating 47 years of the longest running science fiction series on television all without leaving the comfort of your home!
There are no secret locations or handshakes needed. No long car or train rides. No worrying about parking or finding a seat. No worrying about what to wear (at least not in the physical sense). No worrying about travel fares, dinner checks, tips, or who paid for the last round. Just kick back in front of your computer with your favourite beverage and/or snack and join other Doctor Who, Torchwood, and alike fans coming together on Second Life. All at no extra cost to you.
It's our summer Second Life meet up taking place on Saturday, 20 November 2010 and what better way to celebrate Doctor Who's anniversary. Come together with other Doctor Who and Torchwood fans no matter where you are geographically located, all you need is broadband internet and a computer capable of running the free Second Life software.
Our seasonal meet ups are a fun and fantastic way to connect with other fans without even leaving the comfort of your own home. Each meet up has been grown larger and larger.
Photo by Eric Escamilla @Bullitt33
As I'm sure you know, BBC Radio 4, available to us here in America on the iPlayer free of charge (for the time being, at least), is a dependable source of terrific programming, particularly radio plays with great acting. Lots of the program(me)s have actors who have appeared in WHO. This week:
"Alone in Berlin," the story of German resistance in Berlin during WWII. It stars Ron Cook, who was Mr. Magpie in "The Idiot's Lantern."
Cook is a personal favorite of mine. Look for him in the brilliant Mike Leigh film "Topsy-Turvy," as well as Paul McGann's "Hornblower" and "Filth: The Mary Whitehouse Story," which we discussed in our review of "The Deadly Assassin" a few months ago.
BTW, found this cool site when I was looking for an image. Great behind-the-scenes shots from the ep:
So after me thinking I've ad nothing to blog for a long time comes this.
If you encountered problems listening to Doctor Who: Podshock 227 on your iPhone or other iOS device, please re-download the file again. A fixed AAC file is now available.
Listen to this brief note (also in the Enhanced Podcast feed now):
- Note about Doctor Who: Podshock 227 Enhanced Version (right click to download)
"Nonsense, what you need, Doctor, as Miss Shaw herself so often remarked, is someone to pass you your test tubes, and to tell you how brilliant you are."
Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 227
Running Time: 1:54:13
Interview with Katy Manning (Jo Grant / Jo Jones in Doctor Who and The Sarah Jane Adventures), Doctor Who Live Review by Philip Hamilton, Graeme Sheridan ( @The2ndDoctor ) Files a Germany Report, Daphne Ashbrook's One Big Love, Death of the Doctor reviewed, Gallifreyan Embassy 25th Anniversary Event update, feedback, and more.
Doctor Who Unreleased Scene from Flesh and Stone and The Vampires of Venice - Bridging the two stories. Amy gets a glimpse at past traveling companions of the Doctor.
Doctor Who Unreleased Scene from The Eleventh Hour and Beast Below - Bridging the two episodes.
(via Twitter thanks to @tvkirby )
Ben Wilson London based Chewing gum artist Dr Who painting
"Coulrophobia, it's the fear of clowns. Johnny Depp has it."
Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 226 EXTRA Edition
Running Time: 0:30:35
In this Extra Edition of Doctor Who: Podshock we interview Tommy Knight (Luke) on The Sarah Jane Adventures, plus we have Doctor Who news and more.
Matt Smith (the 11th Doctor) at the Paley Center for Media in NYC for the premiere showing of the 2010 Doctor Who series in April 2010.
Photo by Louis Trapani • @LouisTrapani