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Planet of the Dead Blu-Ray for a Supporting Subscriber

Planet of the Dead Blu-Ray for a Supporting Subscriber

We are giving away a copy of Doctor Who: Planet of the Dead on Blu-ray (US) to a Podshock Supporting Subscriber at our Second Life Meet Up on the 20th of February.

For more information see: Planet of the Dead Blu-Ray Going to a Supporting Subscriber

Update: The disc is going to Helen Lesser! See: Planet of the Dead Blu-Ray Goes to Helen Lesser

Neil Gaiman Confirms Writing an Upcoming Doctor Who Story

Neil GaimanAs we reported in a @Podshock tweet over the last weekend, writer Neil Gaiman has finally confirmed his involvement in writing an upcoming story for Doctor Who. In a message sent to the SFX Weekender convention this past weekend accepting being awarded 'Best Comic' at the SFX Awards, he acknowledge that he is writing an episode for next year's series of Doctor Who (Series 32, Matt Smith's series 2). 

There has been much talk and speculation about him writing for the series, but up until now, it hadn't been confirmed. 

Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 182

"Before I go, I just want to tell you: You were fantastic. Absolutely fantastic. And do you know what?… So was I!"

Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 182
Running Time: 1:59:23

The Parting of the Ways reviewed (again), Gallifrey 21 Update, news, and more.

Hosted by Louis Trapani, James Naughton, Ken Deep, and Cat @FancyFemBot

Going Once, Going Twice… Doctor Who Up For Auction!

CybermanHere's your chance to own a piece of history or future as it may be in Doctor Who: The Auction at Bonhams. While this is not the first time we have seen Doctor Who props and costumes being auctioned at Bonhams, this has to one of the largest we have seen.

MalusEverything from a Cyberman (left) seen in The Five Doctors to the bus in Planet of the Dead are up for grabs. The auction items are mostly costumes (wardrobe and alien costumes with masks) and related props, be it the 10th Doctor's formal wear from Voyage of the Damned to the Magma beast from The Caves of Androzani. Even the Malus (right) is up for grabs from The Awakening and a Doctor Who auction wouldn't be complete without a Dalek or two. All authentic BBC items used on screen from the long running series.

It is a shame that all of these items are not going into a museum as a collection for all to enjoy. We can only hope that they will find homes that will take care of each piece. Viewings for interested bidders will take place between Sunday 21 February and Wednesday 24 February 2010.

First Three Episode Titles for Series 31

The first three episode titles of Series 31 (2010 series) has been revealed in the latest issue of Doctor Who Magazine according to a story by Digital Spy today. 

Those who may consider episode titles as spoilers, read no further.

The first episode featuring the 11th Doctor is appropriately named 'The Eleventh Hour' followed by the episode, 'The Beast Below.' Both are written by series executive producer and lead writer, Steven Moffat.

The third episode is titled 'Victory of the Daleks' written by Mark Gatiss (writer of the 9th Doctor story, 'Unquiet Dead' and actor in the title role in the 10th Doctor episode, 'The Lazarus Experiment').

Bill Nighy in Doctor Who

Bill NighyAs we tweeted a couple days ago, Bill Nighy (Slartibartfast in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)) is to guest star in an episode of Doctor Who according to Digital Spy.

He is playing the part of a curator of an exhibition of Vincent van Gogh. It is episode 10 in Series 31, written by Richard Curtis (The Black Adder, Mr. Bean). 

Digital Spy reports that a 'set insider' told them, "It was a real coup to get Bill Nighy in Doctor Who, especially in Richard Curtis's amazing episode. Bill plays a van Gogh expert with some similar fashion choices to The Doctor himself."

It is said that this story is to take place in 19th century France as well as present day.

Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 181

"You don't understand regeneration, Mel. It's a lottery, and I've drawn the short plank."

Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 181
Running Time: 1:55:28

Time and The Rani review, US version of Torchwood, 7th Doctor Vest, news, feedback, Gallifrey 2010 report, Germany Report with Graeme Sheridan and more.

Hosted by Louis Trapani, James Naughton, Ken Deep, and Tara Wheeler.

This Week In Doctor Who - January 23, 2010

This Week In Doctor Who
January 23, 2010 - Vol 13, No 4
The weekly guide to Doctor Who broadcasts worldwide since 1998.
by Benjamin F. Elliott
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Just a quick couple of bits of housekeeping.
1) FOX is talking to Russell T Davies about doing a script for Torchwood. If there is a US or International Torchwood series, it will be covered in Torchwood This Week section like the existing show.

Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 180

"I know who I am! I… AM… THE DOCTOR!"

Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 180
Running Time: 1:18:47

Conclusion of our Paul McGann and Daphne Ashbrook interview, news, feedback, Gallifrey 2010 report, some discussions on The End of Time, and more.

Hosted by Louis Trapani, James Naughton and Ken Deep.

Sonic Newsdriver for Thursday, the 21st of January 2010

The Sonic Newsdriver 20100121
Selected Doctor Who related news delivered sonically.
For Earth-date: Thursday, the 21st of Jan. 2010

Carrying the Torch for the US, Help Wanted at The Sarah Jane Adventures, And The Awards Go To, David Tennant is Out of 'Burke and Hare', Colin Baker on David Tennant's Leaving, Mum's the Word, Addressing the Dress, and more.

Hosted by Louis Trapani

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Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 179 EXTRA Edition

"This song is ending. But the story never ends."

Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 179 EXTRA Edition
Running Time: 1:40:21

We review all 10 Doctor's eras of Doctor Who in this Deca-Doctor Special of Doctor Who: Podshock. As we approach the new 11th Doctor era, we review where we came from with the previous 10. Included are interviews we conducted over the years with various actors to play the Doctor (including Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee, Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy, Paul McGann), some of which have never been featured on Doctor Who: Podshock before.

The Sonic Newsdriver is Back and Not a Moment Too Soon

The Sonic Newsdriver 20100116
Selected Doctor Who related news delivered sonically.
For Earth-date: Saturday, the 16th of Jan. 2010

A Rose by Any Other Name, A Rose by the Name of Betty, Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes, End of Time Records for iPlayer, Way To Go Sister, Loose Scripts - Sink Ships, Scary Monsters - Super Creeps - Keep David Tennant Running Scared, and more.

Hosted by Louis Trapani

This Week In Doctor Who - January 16, 2010

This Week In Doctor Who
January 16, 2010 - Vol 13, No 3
The weekly guide to Doctor Who broadcasts worldwide since 1998.
by Benjamin F. Elliott
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Prime New Zealand will air The End Of Time in February.
7 February 7:30PM - Part One
14 February 7:30PM - Part Two

ABC 1 Australia will also air The End Of Time in February.
14 February 7:30PM - Part One
21 February 7:30PM - Part Two

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