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Kasterborous: Doctor Who PodKast (with a K)

324 EpisodesProduced by Christian Cawley, James McLean, Brian A TerranovaWebsite

Regular Doctor Who podcast featuring a unique and in-depth discussion of the show, its production, and surrounding fandom.Your hosts are Christian Cawley, Brian A Terranova, and James McLean.

324 Episodes | 2007 - 2021

373: New Doctor Who Showrunner and Star Required!

August 2nd, 2021

Jodie Whittaker has announced her departure, and Doctor Who showrunner Chris Chibnall is also heading out the door. The cycle of change has once again been initiated, but we haven't got together to make endless …

372: What Makes Doctor Who Fans Create New Stuff?

May 17th, 2021

Brian Terranova makes Doctor Who fan films; he also collects props and cosplays. Christian Cawley and James McLean have worked on fanzines. They all …

371: Philip Bates Explains His Book, 100 Objects of Doctor Who

March 27th, 2021

Released on April 2nd, 2021, 100 Objects of Doctor Who from Candy Jar Books explores the worlds of Doctor Who from a strange new angle, courtesy of …

370: Cutaway Comics, Lytton, Paradise Towers, and Brian Blessed as Omega

February 2nd, 2021

This week Christian Cawley chats with Cutaway Comics' Gareth Kavanagh about Lytton, Omega, Brian Blessed, and accidentally discovering crowdfunding.

Doctor Who fandom has been gifted with rare treats over the years, …

369: Doctor Who: Revolution of the Daleks Reviewed

January 10th, 2021

It's the one you've been waiting for: our thoughts on Doctor Who's New Year special, Revolution of the Daleks!

It's good to se John Barrowman back …

368: Is Jodie Whittaker Leaving Doctor Who?

January 4th, 2021

Jodie Whittaker has quit Doctor Who. Or has she? Who is in the running to replace the Thirteenth Doctor? Is there even a new name being considered? And is Chris Chibnall also leaving the show?

We don't know, but there …

367: Time War: Doctor Who Series 1 Revisited

January 3rd, 2021

Following our previous podcast on how the Time War brings a whole new dimension to Rose, we apply the same thinking across the whole of Doctor Who …

How the Time War and Day of the Doctor Changed Rose

December 26th, 2020

Doctor Who returned in 2005 with Rose. It was the first episode of the show since 1996... but in the show's continuity, The Day of the Doctor introduces new, unseen continuity to Rose. Indeed, Rose likely happens right …

Are Dalek Redesigns Really Necessary - And Which Is Best?

December 20th, 2020

Christian Cawley and James McLean are back with a new show. This time, we look at the redesign of the Daleks for Revolution of the Daleks, the New …

Looking Forward to Revolution of the Daleks

December 13th, 2020

The Daleks are back! Doctor Who is back! On New Years' Day, a new episode, Revolution of the Daleks will screen on BBC TV and around the world.

The Best Worst Doctor Who Stories

September 27th, 2020

We're back for our first post-lockdown Doctor Who podcast! This time, James McLean and Christian Cawley discuss the best "worst" Doctor Who stories, …

362: Twitter Watchalongs, Lockdown Entertainment, and Doctor Who Obituaries

April 18th, 2020

We're back with another podcast, taking a look at the recent developments in the Doctor Who fan community during lockdown.

Join your hosts Christian Cawley, James McLean, and Brian Terranova as they look at …

361: Doctor Who Commentary: Castrovalva

March 23rd, 2020

Join us as we look back on the opening episode of the Fifth Doctor's era, as Peter Davison makes his first full appearance as Doctor Who.

James …

360: Is The Timeless Children the End of Doctor Who - or a New Beginning?

March 2nd, 2020

Doctor Who Series 12 has finished - but what did we make of The Timeless Children? Despite leaks and spoilers aplenty, it managed to surprise. But does it offer a brand new direction for Doctor Who beyond the …

359: Doctor Who Reviewed: Ascension of the Cybermen

February 26th, 2020

Wow. That was a cliffhanger, wasn't it? In terms of Series 12, it is certainly where everything changes - but before we get to The Timeless Children, we need to talk about Ascension of the Cybermen. Christian Cawley, …

358: Doctor Who Review: The Haunting of Villa Diodati

February 18th, 2020

Doctor Who rumbles towards the end of Series 12 with this "base under siege" type episode - but this time, it seems the base itself, Villa Diodati on the bank of Lake Geneva, is the enemy!

Hear James McLean and Brian …

357: Can You Hear Me, Doctor Who? Sort the Ratings Out BBC!

February 11th, 2020

Christian Cawley, James McLean, and Brian Terranova reconvene for another in-depth chat about the latest episode of Doctor Who. Can You Hear Me? is an episode featuring a mix of time travel, classic-style villains, and …

356: Doctor Who Review: Dis-Praxeus

February 5th, 2020

This week's Doctor Who episode is Praxeus, in which the show takes another Lettsian view of man's relationship with the planet Earth. But was the message too heavy handed, or did it work as part of the plot?

355: Doctor Who Reviewed: Fugitive of the Judoon - Game Changer!

January 28th, 2020

What? What?! WHAT?! So we're midway through Doctor Who Series 12 and we've just been given a curveball the like of which has never been seen in the show. Judoon, the return of Captain Jack Harkness (John Barrowman), a …

354: Doctor Who: Nikola Tesla's Night of Terror Reviewed

January 20th, 2020

What did you think of Nikola Tesla's Night of Terror? Hold that thought, then ask yourself the more important question: what did *we* think of Nikola …

353: Doctor Who: Orphan 55 Reviewed (and Recovery)

January 15th, 2020

Orphan 55 is arguably the most divisive Doctor Who episode since 2005 - if not longer.

But was it really all that bad? Is there something of value to take from the episode that split fandom and demonstrated makeup that …

352: Doctor Who Spyfall Part 2 Reviewed

January 6th, 2020

Hot on the heels of part one, part 2 of the Doctor Who Series 12 opener, Spyfall, has just aired in the show's usual Sunday evening slot.

This week, Christian Cawley, Brian A Terranova, and James McLean discuss the …

351: Doctor Who: Spyfall Part 1 Reviewed

January 4th, 2020


Doctor Who is back with a bang and a twist with Skyfall, the first episode of a two part story kicking off Series 12. Christian Cawley and Gareth …

350: Doctor Who Commentary Special: Feast of Steven CGI Remakes

December 25th, 2019

The first Doctor Who episode to air on Christmas Day was back in 1965, smack bang in the middle of The Daleks' Master Plan. A curio that most fans haven't seen, the episode exists only as an audio adventure from off air …

349: The Runaway Bride Christmas Doctor Who Commentary

December 14th, 2019

Time travel back to 2006 with Christian Cawley and Brian Terranova as we talk all the way through The Runaway Bride, starring David Tennant and Catherine Tate.

Merry Christmas, and a happy 2020 from all of us.

348: TV, Books, Games, Comics, Movies: Is There Just Too Much Stuff?

December 7th, 2019

We've got a problem. With a new Doctor Who series on the horizon, how can we manage to fit it in? With books, games, comics, magazines, radio shows, …

347: Doctor Who Series 12 Trailer and 56th Anniversary Chat

November 29th, 2019

Doctor Who's new trailer for Series 12 and the shows's 56th anniversary are the topics of conversation this week. Some interesting thoughts about the future and the best anniversary stories, too...

With Christian …

346: PropKast: How Four Doctor Who Fans Built a Sonic Screwdriver Replica

October 28th, 2019

This week's show is a PropKast featuring Brian A Terranova telling us about how he and a group of prop enthusiasts built their own RTD-era sonic screwdriver.

Tying in nicely with our RTD era sonic screwdriver PDF, …

345: Christopher Eccleston Talks 50th Anniversary, Exit, and Love for Fans

October 8th, 2019

Comic cons, book launches, interviews in Radio Times - former Doctor Who Christopher Eccleston is everywhere right now, opening up and talking …

344: Early Memories and Doctor Who: The Iron Legion

October 3rd, 2019

Remember The Iron Legion? Or are your early memories of Doctor Who somewhat different?

In this week's Kasterborous Doctor Who podcast, Christian and Gareth look back through the space-time visualizer at their earliest …

343: Remembering Terrance Dicks: Audiences, Cons, and Targets

September 23rd, 2019

The summer is over and we're back! Gareth Kavanagh and Christian Cawley recall the great Terrance Dicks who sadly died on August 29th, 2019, aged 84. Considering his various Doctor Who highs and lows, we also recall our …

342: Unmade Doctor Who Movies PLUS: MCU-style Cinematic Future?

July 21st, 2019

Christian Cawley, James McLean, and Gareth Kavanagh take a look through the space-time visualizer at Doctor Who movies that were never made. Listen …

341: Looking Back at Torchwood: Children of Earth (Plus: Pertwee Centenary)

July 13th, 2019

Christian Cawley and James McLean discuss the 10th anniversary of Torchwood: Children of Earth, a brief chat about the Third Doctor following 100 …

340: Doctor Who Virtual Reality & Captain Jack/Sixth Doctor Crossover

May 4th, 2019


There's not a lot of Doctor Who news around at the moment, but what is going on is pretty interesting. To highlight the gems, Christian Cawley and James McLean got together to record a new podcast!

So, if you want to …

339: Doctor Who Multimedia Crossovers: Star Trek and Beyond

April 29th, 2019


Remember the time the Doctor met the crew of Star Trek's Enterprise? Does Doctor Who occur in the same universe as Blake's 7? What about Marvel UK's soon-to-be resurrected Death's Head, and his contract on the Doctor?

338: Eric Saward Appreciation PodKast

April 1st, 2019


Incredibly, in over 350 podcasts, we haven't spent any time talking in depth about former Doctor Who script editor Eric Saward. 

Well, it's time to make amends! Gareth Kavanagh is back with Christian Cawley and James …

337: Brian Terranova Talks RTD Era Sonic Screwdrivers!

March 8th, 2019


In a special one-off return for a chat podcast, Doctor Who cosplayer Brian A. Terranova tells Christian Cawley about the research into his remarkable history of the RTD era sonic screwdriver, available to download as a …

336: Doctor Who Kommentary: The Keeper of Traken

February 21st, 2019


The Melkur has arrived, and Christian Cawley and James McLean are literally caught by the honey on display in The Keeper of Traken.

There's the cast, the set, the costumes, the return of the Master, the Shakespearean …

335: The Ultimate Doctor Who Series 11 Review!

January 24th, 2019


Welcome to the first of our new monthly podcast schedule, in which we look at Doctor Who Series 11 in depth. 

Did it work? Was it great? Did Jodie …

334: Daleks Return in Resolution: Doctor Who Reviewed

January 8th, 2019


Happy New Year, Kasterborites! It's time to take apart Resolution, the latest episode of Doctor Who and probably it's only showing in 2019.

Join …

333: Graeme Harper Talks Directing Doctor Who and Coronation Street

December 24th, 2018


Back in September 2018, Christian Cawley and James McLean attended the VworpCon, and took the opportunity to chat with perennially popular Doctor Who …

332: Doctor Who Series 12 News PLUS: Series 11 Finale Reviewed

December 10th, 2018


Christian Cawley, James McLean, and Gareth Kavanagh are back again with another Doctor Who podKast with a K.

This week, we address the news from the BBC that Doctor Who Series 12 will not air until 2020. There's also …

331: We Review Doctor Who: It Takes You Away (The One with the Frog)

December 4th, 2018


Yes, it had a talking frog, and no, we didn't hate it. Well, not totally. But what could have got on the nerves of a particular member of the podKast …

330: The Witchfinders Doctor Who Series 11 Reviewed

November 26th, 2018


How is Doctor Who Series 11 looking to you? It's not perfect, but we're pretty sure The Witchfinders could be the most memorable episode yet, if only …

329: Kerblam! Doctor Who Series 11 Episode Review PLUS Series 12 News

November 20th, 2018


What did you think of Kerblam!, the 7th episode of Doctor Who Series 11? Too preachy? Surprised by the victorious terrorist? Disappointed that the Doctor supported the status quo of a corporation?

Christian Cawley and …

328: Doctor Who Series 11: Demons of the Punjab Reviewed

November 12th, 2018


Has Doctor Who Series 11 finally hit its stride? Is Bradley Walsh the secret glue to the show? Have we just been waiting for Chris Chibnall to hand over the writing to others?

Join Christian Cawley, James McLean and …

327: Doctor Who Series 11: Arachnids and Tsuranga Reviewed

November 5th, 2018


Fancy some Arachnids in the UK talk? Want to recall the Pting in The Tsuranga Conundrum? You've come to the right place as Christian Cawley and James McLean revisit the past two episodes of Doctor Who Series 11 and. 

323: Philip Martin and Stephen Gallagher Discuss Writing Classic Doctor Who

November 2nd, 2018


Recorded at the VworpCon event on September 9th, classic Doctor Who scriptwriters Philip Martin (Vengeance on Varos, Mindwarp) and Stephen Gallagher (Warrior's Gate, Terminus) chat with Christian Cawley and James McLean …

326: Doctor Who Reviewed - Rosa

October 22nd, 2018


Was Rosa a suitable topic for Doctor Who? Was the era handled well? Do 7 year olds need to know about segregation in the USA 70 years ago? These are …

325: Doctor Who Reviewed: The Ghost Monument

October 15th, 2018


Christian Cawley and James McLean are fresh from a viewing of The Ghost Monument, the second episode of Doctor Who Series 11.

How did they take to …

324: Doctor Who: The Woman Who Fell To Earth Reviewed

October 8th, 2018


What did you think of the return of Doctor Who? Did Jodie Whittaker press your timey-wimey buttons? Missed the TARDIS? Or were you enraged by the poor Yorkshire accent of one of the supporting cast?

Perhaps the theme …

323: Doctor Who Series 11 Preview: Spoilers Don't Really Hurt

October 4th, 2018


Christian Cawley and James Baldock look forward to Doctor Who Series 11, and wonder if spoilers are really all that bad. Listen out for some thoughts about the BBC news website's opinion of Peter Capaldi, and just what …

322: Doctor Who Memoirs, Interviews, and Badgers

September 20th, 2018


We're back with a chat about the current Doctor Who news, covering Christopher Eccleson's memoir, Chris Chibnall's recent SFX interview, and the release of the title of Doctor Who Series 11 Episode 2...

Your host this …

321: Live at VworpCon: Boxsets, Sundays, and Speed Viewing Doctor Who

September 12th, 2018


We're pleased to present to you our very first Doctor Who podcast with a live audience!

Prepare yourselves for audience-interactive discussions about Doctor Who's move to a Sunday, whether the Season 19 Blu-ray boxset …

320: When Is Doctor Who Series 11 Airing on TV?

September 6th, 2018


The date has been named for Doctor Who's return to TV: but are we happy about the show moving to Sundays? Christian Cawley, James Baldock, and Simon Danes discuss the recent news, and the potential ramifications of …

319: VworpCon Doctor Who Convention Preview with Gareth Kavanagh

August 31st, 2018


On September 9th 2018 at the Manchester Printworks, the VworpCon Doctor Who convention features guests such as Paul McGann, Peter Davison, Katy …

318: Doctor Who Series 11 Wraps, Chibnall Blocks Spoilers PLUS: We're at VworpCon!

August 23rd, 2018


Doctor Who Series 11 has finished shooting, and Chris Chibnall has a refreshing take on spoilers. Yes, it's the podKast with a K, and while all that important TV show-related stuff is important, there's something …

316: Doctor Who Infinity with Tiny Rebel Games

August 8th, 2018


A brand new Doctor Who video game is out today, and to celebrate, Susan and Lee Cummings of Tiny Rebel Games, and writers George Mann, Scott Handcock, and Gary Russell join Christian Cawley and James McLean to discuss …

315: What Does a Female Doctor Mean for Doctor Who?

August 3rd, 2018


Modern young people running the DWM Time Team, a female Doctor, a new showrunner, with some very different ideas to his predecessor... just what is going on? Why are these things happening?

Well, of course, it's the …

314: The Doctor Who Series 11 SDCC Trailer Is Here! But What Did We Think?

July 20th, 2018


Doctor Who is hitting the panels at #SanDiegoComicCon (aka #SDCC) this weekend, and fresh from absorbing the new trailers and promo images, Christian Cawley and James McLean give you their thoughts about this latest …

313: Doctor Who News: Twitch, Jodie Whittaker at SDCC, Season 12 on Blu-ray

July 16th, 2018


Christian Cawley, James Baldock, and Simon Danes bring you their thoughts about the latest Doctor Who news, including thoughts about the Doctor Who Season 12 Blu-ray, Jodie Whittaker's forthcoming San Diego Comic Con …

312: Jodie Whittaker Doctor Who Scene Leaked, New Composer Announced!

July 1st, 2018


Following the leaking of a scene from #DoctorWho Series 11 and news of a new composer, Christian Cawley and James McLean discuss: what's the best …

311: Why You Should Be Watching Doctor Who on

June 6th, 2018


An incredible new phenomenon within the world of Doctor Who has occurred. Fans around the planet are watching the show online via free streaming service Known more widely as a platform for esports streaming, …

310: Doctor Who Illustrator Anthony Dry Discusses Target Books and More

May 26th, 2018


How does a Doctor Who illustrator get spotted and end up working on DVDs, murals, magazine features, and book covers? To find out, Christian Cawley chatted to Anthony Dry, and recapped the artist's career since 2005, …

309: What Is Wrong with Modern Dalek Stories?

May 14th, 2018


As an adjunct to our recent look at the best Dalek stories of each era of Doctor Who, Gareth Kavanagh joins us to look at the candidates, and discuss some of his favorite Dalek adventures, and move the conversation …

308: RTD Responds to Eccleston Doctor Who Departure Recollections

May 6th, 2018


This week's podcast looks at recent #DoctorWho news, including the sale of a William Hartnell script, the audio reunion of Torchwood, new location shoots in Sheffield, and Russell T Davies' reaction to Christopher …

307: What's Your Favourite Multi-Doctor Adventure?

April 28th, 2018


Presenting stories with multiple incarnations of #DoctorWho is always a treat... but it sometimes doesn't quite work out. Christian Cawley and James …

306: Doctor Who News: Odds and Socks, Lego and a Children's Show

April 19th, 2018


Peter Capaldi, Russell T Davies, Star Wars: The Last Jedi; we're covering everything in this week's news-centric podKast with a K, starring Christian …

305: What Is the Best Dalek Story in Doctor Who?

April 15th, 2018


We've had years of debate over who is the best Doctor, or what is the best adventure... but what about the real stars of Doctor Who? It's about time we discussed the true importance of the Daleks, and their adventures. …

304: What if Doctor Who Magazine Published a Jeremy Corbyn Special...?

March 31st, 2018


Just imagine. Perhaps out of admiration for the Dear Leader, or in some bizarre timeline, The Absolute Boy has been cast as the Doctor himself.

303: Tiny Rebel Games Tease Doctor Who Infinity!

March 29th, 2018


With details of the forthcoming Doctor Who Infinity videogame Tiny Rebel Games' Susan and Lee Cummings join Christian Cawley to discuss gameplay, voice work from Michelle Gomez, Ingrid Oliver, and Bella Ramsey, and the …

302: Doctor Who Series 11 Casting and Eccleston's Blacklist

March 18th, 2018


We're covering recent Doctor Who Series 11 casting news in this week's show, with Christian Cawley, James Baldock, and Simon Danes. There's even time to look at some of the location shoots, Christopher Eccleston's …

301: Which Doctors Would You Swap Between Stories and Eras?

March 11th, 2018


It's a simple premise: would the Tenth Doctor work in the Fourth Doctor's stories? Or vice versa? Could you reasonably swap the Third and First …

300: What Do You Think of the New Doctor Who Logo?

February 21st, 2018


We've had the new showrunner, the new Doctor, and shots of the new TARDIS. So it was about time Doctor Who fans got a flavour of the new logo! But what do you think of it? Tell you what they think in this week's podKast …

299: Doctor Who Guest Stars Die: Bewes, Wyngarde & Wilkin

February 8th, 2018


It hasn't been a great couple of months for fans of British showbusiness, with notable passings: Rodney Bewes, Peter Wyngarde, and Jeremy Wilkin.

Unsurprisingly, all three have appeared in Doctor Who, so Christian …

298: Who Is Your Favorite Doctor Who Convention Guest?

January 30th, 2018


The fun continues in this week's podKast with a K as Christian Cawley, James Baldock, and Simon Danes discuss their Doctor Who favourite convention guests of all time. What makes a great convention guest? Click play to …

297: Shada, Finally Unfinished Doctor Who Classic?

January 23rd, 2018


To celebrate the release of the famous "incomplete" #DoctorWho classic Shada, Christian Cawley, James Baldock and Simon Danes take a look at the new version, and compare it with its predecessors...

...and ask the …

295: Doctor Who: Twice Upon a Time Reviewed

January 5th, 2018


You asked for it, so here it is: James McLean and Gareth Kavanagh discuss the various events of the 2017 #DoctorWho Christmas special, Twice Upon a Time, in which the Twelfth Doctor breathes his last. Was there too much …

294: Doctor Who - Twice Upon a Time Preview

December 21st, 2017


The end of a #DoctorWho era is nigh. Twice Upon a Time airs in just a few days time, on #ChristmasDay, so we've got together to chat about the coming episode, and its guest stars.

So, grab a comforting drink and …

293: Christmas Doctor Who, Brexit, Barrowman, and Keith Barron

December 9th, 2017


The Doctor Who Christmas special is coming, so this week's podKast largely... um, ignores it, really, in favour of discussing general series news. So, tune in for Steven Moffat's thoughts about Brexit voters, what John …

ReactionKast: Twice Upon a Time Children in Need Clip

November 21st, 2017


You've seen the trailer, now find out what we thought of it. Doctor Who returns in a few weeks time for the final episode of the Steven Moffat era; it's also Peter Capaldi's last appearance as the Twelfth Doctor. So …

291: Jodie Whittaker's Doctor Who Costume & Problems at DWM

November 11th, 2017


Two new eras in one: Jodie Whittaker's Doctor Who look is revealed, and the new PodKast with a K team gets together for the first time! First, Christian Cawley and James McLean break down the Doctor's new look, and are …

290: Doctor Who Series 11 Episode Length, and Bedford Who Charity Con

November 8th, 2017


This week, Christian Cawley chats with Simon Danes, the powerhouse behind the Bedford Who Charity Con, who will be chatting about running conventions. Oh, and plenty of chat about some of the early #DoctorWho Series 11 …

ReaktionKast: Bradley Walsh, Doctor Who's Shorter Run Confirmed

October 27th, 2017


Big news this week in the world of #DoctorWho, where Bradley Walsh was finally confirmed as part of the regular cast of Chris Chibnall's reimagined …

288: Shada, Trevor Martin, and Clayton Hickman's Red Bubble

October 20th, 2017


Excited by Shada's imminent DVD release? Thrilled by the idea of 60 minute episodes of Doctor Who Series 11? Got coin burning a hole in your pocket …

Terranova Moves On: 10 Years of PodKasting with a K

October 2nd, 2017


PodKast with a K co-founder Brian Terranova has decided to step down from the BeyondKasterborous team. This week, Christian Cawley remembers some of …

286: Has Bradley Walsh Been Cast as a Doctor Who Companion?

August 31st, 2017


One week on, and we still can't quite believe it. Has Bradley Walsh really been cast as a companion on #DoctorWho Series 11? Is the production in some sort of bizarre existential crisis?

Or is it a sort of modern day …

ReaktionKast: Peter Davison Quits Twitter, Deborah Watling Dies

July 26th, 2017


Well that was perhaps the worst week in #DoctorWho since 1989. Reaction against the Jodie Whittaker casting tritely denounced as "sexism"; Peter Davison dragged into a Twitter firestorm by former Labour leader Ed …

ReaktionKast: What You Think About Jodie Whittaker as Doctor Who #13

July 21st, 2017


Christian Cawley and James McLean are back again with a fresh look at the Jodie Whittaker news, taking a look at YOUR thoughts about the controversial Doctor Who casting. Thanks to your comments on our Facebook page, …

283: Jodie Whittaker is the 13th Doctor Who

July 16th, 2017


So, there you have it. The mystery is over. The 13th #DoctorWho is revealed, and it's a woman. Jodie Whittaker, best known for #Broadchurch, is the …

282: Who is the 13th Doctor Who?

July 14th, 2017


Christian Cawley and Gareth Kavanagh join in the 13th Doctor speculation, throwing a number of interesting names into the mix. Could it be Luke …

281: The Doctor Falls, Gets Up Again, Falls, Gets Up, etc.

July 4th, 2017


We'll be honest: you've probably heard this podKast before. Whether it was the #DoctorWho series 9 finale podKast, the series 8 finale podKast, or even The Time of the Doctor, what you're about to hear will seem …

280: World Enough and Time, CyberBill, and More!

June 29th, 2017


Join Christian Cawley and Brian Terranova as they take a look at World Enough and Time, the penultimate episode of #DoctorWho Series 10. Will Bill …

279: The Eaters of Light PLUS Masters of the Universe

June 20th, 2017


Christian Cawley and James McLean take a look at the latest #DoctorWho Series 10 episode, The Eaters of Light, in which the Doctor, Bill, and Nardole …

278: Empress of Mars - Gatiss' Greatest Ever Who?

June 16th, 2017


Later than planned, here's Christian Cawley, James McLean and Brian Terranova discussing Mark Gatiss' #DoctorWho Series 10 Ice Warriors romp, Empress of Mars!

277: The Lie of the Land Reviewed PLUS It's Our 10th Birthday!

June 7th, 2017


James McLean and Christian Cawley talk you through their thoughts, opinions and reflections on the latest #DoctorWho episode, The Lie of the Land, with the promise of an email from Brian Terranova.

PLUS: We're TEN!

276: Inside the Pyramid - Truth Monks or Cybermen?

May 31st, 2017


We're back! And so are the Truth Monks. But who are they, really? Could there be something more to them and their tech? Or is it all just a …

275: Extremis, Doctor Who Series 10's First Misfire?

May 21st, 2017


In this week's show, we take a look at #Extremis, the sixth episode of #DoctorWho Series 10. Just what was going on here --- and why did Steven Moffat consider it a good idea to essentially waste 45 minutes of …

274: Oxygen, a Blindingly Good Doctor Who!

May 17th, 2017


James McLean, Christian Cawley and Brian Terranova sit in judgement on #DoctorWho series 10 episode Oxygen. Were they out of breath with excitement, or did the episode leave them blind with rage?

Hit play to find out …

Knock Knock! Who's There? Doctor! Doctor Who?

May 10th, 2017


This week's podkast reviews #DoctorWho Series 10 episode Knock Knock, which guest stars David Suchet.

Featuring thoughts and opinions from Christian Cawley, James McLean, and Brian Terranova, and comments from our …

Is Doctor Who on Thin Ice? Or is Series 10 Hot Stuff?

May 3rd, 2017


Later than planned, it's time to take a look at Thin Ice, the third episode in #DoctorWho Series 10.

This week's #podcast has an unusual format, which has been brought about by technical issues. In short, our original …

271: Smile! Has Moffat's Doctor Who Finally Found its Mojo?

April 24th, 2017


In this week's #DoctorWho podKast, Christian Cawley, James McLean and Brian Terranova land in a parallel universe in which they find the new series is great! OK, not quite: it's actually happening in our universe.

Yes, …

Doctor Who Series 10: The Pilot - Discussed! PLUS Kris Marshall Thoughts

April 17th, 2017


Join Christian Cawley and James McLean as they chew over the surprisingly tasty fat that surrounds The Pilot, the first episode of Doctor Who Series 10, which introduces new companion Bill Potts. It's a bit of a fresh …

Doctor Who Series 10 Writers and Synopses Discussed

April 11th, 2017


Join Christian Cawley and James McLean as they look at the coming episodes of Doctor Who Series 10. Who are the writers? What should you expect from …

John Simm Returns to Doctor Who: The Master is BACK!

April 6th, 2017


We couldn't believe it ourselves, but today the BBC has confirmed the return of John Simm as the Master, the Doctor's Time Lord enemy, to #DoctorWho …

Doctor Who Series 10: Bill's Gay - Will We See Character, or Titillation?

April 4th, 2017


In the first of TWO #DoctorWho podcasts this week, we chat about the latest Series 10 news. We've a new trailer to discuss, along with the news that Pearl Mackie's character Bill Potts will probably be leaving at the …

An Adventure in Comedy and Absurdity: Doctor Who's 54 Years

March 28th, 2017


#DoctorWho: it's a bit of a laugh, isn't it? Rarely taking itself entirely seriously, Doctor Who has a strong link to British #comedy, whether through Steven Moffat and #DouglasAdams, or via the very tone and content of …

New Doctor Who Series 10 Trailer Discussed: Have We Hit Post-Fandom?

March 14th, 2017


Fresh from watching the new #DoctorWho Series 10 trailer in loop mode on YouTube, Christian Cawley and James McLean are here to tell you what they thought.

But not what to think.

Instead, you can consider a few of the …

1960s Cybermen Return to Doctor Who!

March 11th, 2017


Shocks! The BBC has confirmed that the original 1960s #Cybermen (from The Tenth Planet) will appear in the #DoctorWho Series 10 finale! Christian Cawley and James McLean have a think about this, what it means, and the …

PropKast#1 - Doctor Who's Reused Props

March 4th, 2017


Welcome to the first of our special PropKast podcasts, in which James McLean and Brian A Terranova discuss props in TV and movies. To kick off, the focus is mainly on Doctor Who props, specifically those that have been …

New Doctor Who Series 10 Companion Trailer Discussed

February 26th, 2017


As a second BONUS podKast this week, we've convened to pour over the latest #DoctorWho Series 10 trailer, which focuses on new companion Bill. Brian A Terranova and James McLean are your hosts.

What Happened to the Twelfth Doctor in Doctor Who Series 9?

February 25th, 2017


What happened to the Twelfth Doctor's character in #DoctorWho Series 9? James McLean and Brian Terranova look back at Series 8 and see some worrying developments in how Peter Capaldi's Doctor was written across his two …

Gareth Kavanagh Teases Doctor Who Fanzine Vworp Vworp #3

February 19th, 2017


It's been a long time coming - 6 years, in fact - but Vworp Vworp #3, the latest edition of the outstanding, nay seminal, Doctor Who fanzine, is now available to order.

This week, Gareth Kavanagh joins Christian Cawley …

Peter Capaldi Quits Doctor Who: What It Means - PLUS John Hurt Tribute

February 4th, 2017


Doctor Who fandom was plunged into uncertainty this week when Peter Capaldi revealed that when Chris Chibnall takes over the long-running show, he …

The Doctor Who Series 10 Trailer Discussed

January 14th, 2017


Doctor Who's Series 10 trailer has plenty or talking points, so in this week's podKast with a K, Christian Cawley and James McLean pick up on them. It's that simple!

The Return of Doctor Mysterio, and Why You Should Demand More from Doctor Who

January 3rd, 2017


We're back in 2017 -- amazingly, our 10th anniversary -- and we bear sad tidings: you deserve better #DoctorWho. Sure, 'The Return of Doctor Mysterio' isn't bad, but neither is it good. Christian Cawley, Brian Terranova …

Doctor Who: The Christmas Invasion Kommentary

December 26th, 2016

Merry Christmas! To celebrate glad tidings on Earth and goodwill to all men - not to mention Time Lords defeating alien invasions -- we bring you our own commentary of The Christmas Invasion, 2005's very own season …

Is Peter Capaldi Staying with Doctor Who? Is John Barrowman Returning?

December 11th, 2016


Chris Chibnall's sweeping brush might be set to rebuild Doctor Who from scratch, but does that really include Peter Capaldi? And is John Barrowman returning to Doctor Who, or is there a Torchwood TV revival in the …

The Return of Doctor Mysterio Preview PLUS: Want to Write for DWM?

December 5th, 2016


Christmas is fast approaching, so in this week's podKast with a K Christian Cawley and James McLean chat about The Return Doctor Mysterio, the 2016 #DoctorWho Christmas Special. We also consider a few other topics, as …

Adric Dies! The Earthshock Doctor Who Commentary

November 26th, 2016


We've been looking forward to sharing our thoughts on the #DoctorWho classic serial Earthshock, from 1982 -- and this week, you've got almost TWO HOURS of commentary and discussion. Join Christian Cawley, James McLean …

Eric Saward Event, Doctor Who's "Clean Slate" & Class Revisited

November 20th, 2016


Is Chris Chibnall taking out a sweeping brush and completely discarding with the past few years of #DoctorWho when he takes charge? Will …

Is Class Really the Doctor Who Spinoff We Wanted?

November 13th, 2016


This week we finally get the chance to sit down and talk about #Class, the first Moffat-era #DoctorWho spinoff, written by Patrick Ness, starring Katherine Kelly and features Peter Capaldi in the first episode.

Do We Really Need Christmas Doctor Who? Plus: Pertwee's Blue Plaque

October 29th, 2016


#Christmas #DoctorWho is coming: but has it overstayed its welcome? Is the appearance of our favourite Time Lord on Christmas Day the televisual equivalent of an unwanted, chain smoking uncle, or even a specially …

Doctor Who Commentary: Boom Town

October 22nd, 2016


This week's podKast with a K looks back at the oft-derided Series 1 episode Boom Town. Set in Cardiff, with a return for Mickey Smith and Margaret Slitheen, this is a low-budget episode that was written when a script by …

Which Classic Series Writer Has Returned to Doctor Who?

October 11th, 2016


We're back for a bonus, early Doctor Who podKast this week as James McLean and Christian Cawley speculate on the recent news of a classic series …

Which Doctor Who Stories Have You Changed Your Opinion On?

October 8th, 2016


This week, Christian Cawley and Brian A Terranova try to decide which Doctor Who stories they've changed their opinions about over the years. …

Doctor Who Commentary: Spearhead from Space

October 1st, 2016


Christian Cawley, James McLean and the ACTUAL Brian Terranova bring you their latest #DoctorWho commentary, as they rewatch and mull over the 1970 …

Doctor Who News: Tom Baker in Star Wars & Baker's End!

September 24th, 2016

We took a week off, but Christian Cawley, James McLean and Brian A Terranova are back to mull over some recent Doctor Who news, from the …

Classic Doctor Who Power of the Daleks Heads to DVD!

September 6th, 2016


Just in case you haven't heard, the BBC has confirmed that the rumoured animated reconstruction of Power of the Daleks is heading to DVD, and will be out in November. Christian Cawley and James McLean discuss the news, …

Doctor Who Commentary: Love & Monsters

September 3rd, 2016


It's podKast time! While we're busy working on our various satellite projects for BeyondKasterborous, we've got a #DoctorWho commentary for you, in which Christian Cawley, Brian A. Terranova and James McLean take a look …

Welcome to BeyondKasterborous: Doctor Who, and the Future!

August 27th, 2016


In this week's PodKast with a K, Christian Cawley, James McLean and Brian A. Terranova reveal the latest stage in the podKast's evolution: …

Doctor Who: Legacy, PixelWho and George Mann Interviewed!

August 21st, 2016


Yeh, that's a lineup isn't it? In this week's podKast, we have Susan and Lee Cummings of the #DoctorWho: Legacy mobile game, Nathan Skreslet and Ly Cao of PixelWho, and erstwhile custodian of the War Doctor, George Mann!

Doctor Who Commentary: A Time-Flight Reappraisal

August 14th, 2016


James McLean and Brian A Terranova steer the podKast with a K back in time this week, as the adventure continues for the TARDIS travellers, fresh from the loss of Adric, as they arrive at Heathrow and find themselves …

Ace: Did She Get the Doctor Who Departure She Deserved?

August 7th, 2016


It's a meandering chat this week on the podKast, as James, Brian and Christian give some thought to the quintessential 1980s companion Ace, and her lack of a definitive end within the TV show, and touch upon her various …

Commentary: Remembering Doctor Who's Return, with Rose

July 22nd, 2016


We bring our occasional series of #DoctorWho kommentaries into the 21st century this week with Rose, Christopher Eccleston and Billie Piper's first appearance in NuWho's debut episode from March 26th, 2005.

Inspired by …

Which Doctor Who Serial Should the BBC Show in Movie Format?

July 15th, 2016


Wow. This is a packed podKast, in which we talk about whether the BBC should show compiled, movie-length #DoctorWho specials while the show is off …

Doctor Who Commentary: The Curse of Fenric

July 1st, 2016


We have a mammoth #DoctorWho podKast for you this week as Christian Cawley, James McLean and Brian Terranova provide you with a minute-by-minute commentary of 1989 classic The Curse of Fenric (, …

Rewriting History: Captain America & Doctor Who Compared

June 22nd, 2016


In a lull between kommentaries (we've a new one for you next week) Brian, James and Christian discuss recent Marvel movies, #DoctorWho's place in the …

The Space Museum Kommentary, and Rebooting Doctor Who

June 15th, 2016


We've got a new #DoctorWho commentary for you in this week's show, as Brian Terranova and James McLean bring you their scene-by-scene thoughts of the 1965 classic, The Space Museum.

Whether you've got your DVD ready to …

What Would a 1980s Doctor Who Podcast Sound Like?

June 9th, 2016


You never expect it... then it happens. That's the secret of time travel, and in a weird, timey-wimey episode, Christian Cawley and Brian Terranova this week discovered the world of a 1980s #DoctorWho radio show, as a …

Celebrating 500 Issues of Doctor Who Magazine

June 3rd, 2016


Gareth Kavanagh joins Christian Cawley to talk about the latest issue of #DoctorWho Magazine, which celebrates the publication's 500th standard edition (not to mention countless specials!).

Meanwhile, James and Brian …

Kommentary: Delta and the Bannermen

May 26th, 2016


James McLean and Brian A. Terranova talk you through 1987 #DoctorWho serial Delta and the Bannermen on this week's podKast, covering everything from token Americans with bad accents to Brian's secret origins...

Underrated Doctor Who Villains and a Morning with Louise Jameson!

May 19th, 2016


Lots to talk about in this week's #Doctor Who podKast, in which Christian Cawley and Gareth Kavanagh talk comics, Dream Lords, villains, #Marvel movies and Gareth's upcoming events, including A Morning with Louise …

Do In-Jokes Break Doctor Who's Fiction?

May 12th, 2016


Christian Cawley and James McLean bring you a collection of #DoctorWho news and link-inspired chats in this week's podKast, which focuses on …

Should Doctor Who Switch to a Serialised Arc Format?

May 5th, 2016


Brian Terranova, James McLean and Christian Cawley welcome you to another #DoctorWho podKast with a K, this week talking about Class, the BBC's …

New Doctor Who Companion Pearl Mackie Reaction

April 27th, 2016


Pearl Mackie is the new #DoctorWho companion, in the year's second biggest Doctor Who news. Unveiled, strangely, during a football match, the actress had her first outing as Bill in a short two minute trailer of knowing …

The World Shapers: Does Fanwank Date a Good Doctor Who Story?

April 20th, 2016


We'll be honest, our thoughts on comic strip The World Shapers don't dominate this week's #DoctorWho podKast, which veers this way and that with topical chat (including the strange slowness in the media's reaction to …

Doctor Who Spinoffs You Wanted to See That Didn't Happen

April 15th, 2016


Christian Cawley and Brian A Terranova lead you through the world of #DoctorWho spinoffs that never were in this week's podKast. Or rather, the ones …

Kommentary: Curse of the Fatal Death - Comic Relief or Genuine Doctor Who?

April 6th, 2016


Following up our recent special kommentary on Doctor Who fandom's most embarrassed secret (that would be Dimensions in Time, locked away on YouTube …

Kommentary Special: Tom Baker's Doctor Who Swansong, Logopolis

March 27th, 2016


We're bringing you a mammoth 2 hour Doctor Who commentary podKast this week as Christian Cawley, Brian A Terranova, James McLean, and Gareth Kavanagh look back at the serial that closed Season 18 and Tom Baker's seven …

Kommentary: Dimensions in Time, and Is it Canon?

March 21st, 2016


No, we really did. Christian Cawley, Brian A. Terranova and James McLean sat down in three different locations and actually volunteered to watch …

Capaldi Staying for Doctor Who Series 11? PLUS: Special Guest!

March 10th, 2016


This week's podKast takes a look at the recent news from the Doctor Who world, specifically Peter Capaldi's reported offer to remain for Series 11 (Chris Chibnall's first) and the news that Torchwood's Eve Myles has …

The Death of Kasterborous? Plus Gareth Kavanagh Teases Vworp Vworp 3!

March 2nd, 2016


Have too many adverts crippled our erstwhile home, With the news that the once "Mighty K" is losing another pair of editors - and perhaps the entire writing team - Christian Cawley and James McLean …

Songs Inspired by Doctor Who - Which Is Best? (No TROCK Included)

February 24th, 2016


We're back with a new podKast! Christian Cawley and Brian A Terranova this week guide you through the world of songs inspired by #DoctorWho from the era of the original series. In short, this is a TROCK-free zone (and …

Kommentary: The Horns of Nimon! (Part 2)

February 15th, 2016


Episodes 3 and 4 of the four-part 1979 adventure The Horns of Nimon get the kommenatary treatment this week. James McLean, Brian Terranova and Gareth Kavanagh await your company, so cue your DVD, and hit play...

Storyboards, Leather Jackets and 13th Doctor Speculation

February 10th, 2016


Christian Cawley and James McLean talk #DoctorWho storyboards from The Day of the Doctor, speculate on the 13th Doctor's identity, mull over the …

Kommentary: The Horns of Nimon! (Part 1)

February 3rd, 2016


Yes, dear listener, we finally did it. After literally months of planning and promises, as well as a few hints, we've produced a kommentary (with a k) for the Graham Williams-era classic/rightly maligned nonsense The …

Steven Moffat's Doctor Who Departure Means We're Missing Episodes in 2016

January 26th, 2016


So, the news has finally been released. Steven Moffat will move on from Doctor Who after Series 10, with Broadchurch creator Chris Chibnall taking his place with Series 11 in 2018.

To discuss a turn of events that seem …

Steven Moffat to Step Down as Doctor Who Showrunner

January 23rd, 2016


Brief update to summarise the news of Steven Moffat's departure from #DoctorWho after Series 10, which we'll be dealing with in more detail in the …

Do DVD Commentaries Excite YOU, Doctor Who Fans?

January 20th, 2016


We had to hit the Fast Return button on this week's podKast following a last-minute personnel issue, so join Christian Cawley and James McLean as …

No Doctor Who - So What Will We Watch in 2016?

January 12th, 2016


We're back with our first podKast of 2016. And while it looks as though we won't have any #DoctorWho until the final quarter of the year at the earliest, there is a heck of a lot of stuff to talk about.

So join …

CultKast: The Saint Reboot With Ian Dickerson

January 9th, 2016


Back in 2014, we took the opportunity to speak with Ian Dickerson, a gentleman closely involved with attempts to bring The Saint back to television!

The Husbands of River Song: Why We Would Rather Watch Stick Man

January 1st, 2016


Charming, heartfelt, full of character and warmth... not a description that you could use for The Husbands of River Song, the 2015 #DoctorWho …

Are Changing Viewing Habits Cutting Doctor Who UK Audience Figures?

December 23rd, 2015


We're back with #DoctorWho this week as we briefly preview #Christmas special The Husbands of #RiverSong, and have a look at a recent theory concerning the show's low audience figures in 2015 - namely, the idea that …

Doctor Who Finale Hell Bent: Was That Trans Regeneration Really Needed?

December 7th, 2015


Couldn't #DoctorWho Series 9 have finished with a less contentious episode than the disappointing but not really all that bad #HellBent? Capaldi was …

Heaven Sent - the Greatest Moment of Capaldi's Doctor Who?

November 30th, 2015


#HeavenSent - the best episode of #DoctorWho Series 9? Has #StevenMoffat knocked it out of the park again?

Christian Cawley, James McLean and Brian A Terranova look at the evidence. ..

Face The Raven: How Was It For You?

November 24th, 2015


Wow. Face the Raven, episode 10 of #DoctorWho Series 9, certainly made the podKast team sit up and take notice! This week, it's Brian A Terranova and James McLean on a pre-recorded show, looking at the implications of …

What Did We Think of Sleep No More? You Had to Ask?!

November 18th, 2015


Christian Cawley and Brian A. Terranova are James-less this week as they chew the eye snot over Sleep No More, #DoctorWho Series 9's ninth episode …

The PodKast Discusses The Zygon Inversion

November 10th, 2015


The team are back to talk about the latest #DoctorWho - The Zygon Inversion! This week's show - with Christian Cawley, James McLean and Brian A Terranova - was live on Google Hangouts, and features some in-depth …

The PodKast Reviews The Zygon Invasion - LIVE(ish)

November 3rd, 2015


Our reviews of #DoctorWho Series 9 continue with this latest podKast, recorded live on Google Hangouts on Sunday.

The Zygon Invasion - hit or miss? Christian Cawley, James McLean and Brian A. Terranova look at the …

PodKast the Fifth - with Omega!

October 28th, 2015


As another bonus to our #DoctorWho fans, here's the fifth podKast from 2007, in which Christian and Brian welcome Omega (or was it the other guy?) to the show.

We're bringing you this classic podKast to coincide with …

The Woman Who Lived: Better Than You Remember?

October 27th, 2015


Christian Cawley and Brian A. Terranova are here for this week's #DoctorWho podKast, in which they are overwhelmed with the news of the K9 vs Omega movie, satisfied with The Woman Who Lived, thrilled by David Tennant …

The PodKast (and you!) Discuss The Girl Who Died

October 22nd, 2015


We're back with a live #DoctorWho Series 9 podKast on Google Hangouts! This time, Christian Cawley, Brian A Terranova and James McLean discussed The Girl Who Died on Sunday afternoon, with the help of various viewers …

PodKast The First

October 15th, 2015


Our very first podKast from 2007, presented here as a treat for our listener.

(Note to James McLean fans: he didn't come along until 2011.)

Before the Flood: Doctor Who's Missing Series 9 Audience Discussed

October 12th, 2015


Why is Doctor Who losing 50% of the BBC's Saturday night audience?

Along with our review of Before the Flood, that's the main focus of this week's podKast. With 8 million tuning in for Strictly Come Dancing and half …

Undead! Doctor Who: Under the Lake Reviewed

October 6th, 2015


So, that was an odd week. In the midst of some conscious uncoupling from Kasterborous, James McLean and Brian Terranova embark on a discussion of Doctor Who Series 9, episode 3: Under the Lake.

Considering elements …

Listen as the PodKast Reviews Doctor Who: The Witch's Familiar!

September 28th, 2015


This week's #DoctorWho podKast features the revelation of an uncomfortable truth alongside our review of the latest episode of Series 9, The Witch's Familiar.

The PodKast Discusses The Magician's Apprentice

September 22nd, 2015


Just what did the podKast team think of the #DoctorWho Series 9 opener, The Magician’s Apprentice?

PodKast Previews Doctor Who Series 9!

September 15th, 2015


#DoctorWho Series 9 is almost upon us, which gives Christian Cawley and James McLean the chance to mull over the recent prologue and look forward to …

13th Doctor Casting Rumour & Martha Hate Questioned

September 9th, 2015


This week, the #DoctorWho podKast team of Christian Cawley, James McLean and Brian A Terranova bring you a range of topics and conversation, ranging from insane rumours concerning the Thirteenth Doctor to why fandom …

Retroactive Recursions & Doctor Who Series 9 Speculation

September 1st, 2015


We're back! Following a shock one-week hiatus (we'll explain later), Christian Cawley and James McLean are back for a brand new podKast, as always …

Is the Omnirumour Fandom's Own Schrodinger's Cat?

August 20th, 2015


Gareth Kavanagh joins Christian Cawley for this week's #DoctorWho podKast, discussing everything from #MissionDALEK to the differences between MP3 and FLAC. But on the way, they stop off and spend some time chatting …

Just What Would it Mean to Have a Female Doctor Who?

July 29th, 2015


In a diverse collection of discussions, this week’s podKast swings from Colin Baker’s apparent fall out with #DoctorWho Magazine to #RipperStreet …

Amusing Doctor Who Misconceptions Discussed in the PodKast

July 22nd, 2015


Doctor Who misconceptions can be amusing; they can also be embarrassing. We've all had them, those moments where our internalised canon (also known as "headcanon") betrays logic. But non-fans also have this, such as the …

Is Steven Moffat Right to Bemoan Twitter's Audience Research Capability?

July 15th, 2015


#DoctorWho chief Steven Moffat thinks Twitter is useless for gaining true audience reaction. Well, of course it is! Plus, the latest Doctor Who and wider news from #comiccon and our weekly recommendations.

How to Organise a Doctor Who Convention with Gareth Kavanagh

July 9th, 2015


Comic-Con might be the jewel in the crown of the international convention scene, but we're more fond of smaller, intimate events. As such, we've invited Gareth Kavanagh, the man behind the #DoctorWho Vworp events (and …

Is a Lack of Compelling Villains Killing Moffat's Doctor Who?

July 1st, 2015


When was the last time a one-off #DoctorWho villain really grabbed you? And is CGI going OTT in the cinema and on TV? These are just two of the topics under discussion in this week's #podcast which also features a …

The Doctor's Dumb Luck vs Ingenious Solutions

June 24th, 2015


You know when the Doctor does something immensely clever to solve a problem? It's one of the highlights of #DoctorWho. But what about when things are …

Isn't It Time to Get Over the "When is Doctor Who coming back?" Thing?

June 18th, 2015


It's a podKast without a Cawley this week, as James McLean and Brian A Terranova take the reins and discuss the importance of knowing when the next …

How The Curse of Fatal Death Pre-Empted the Moffat Era of Doctor Who

June 10th, 2015


Cast your mind back to 1999. There was no new #DoctorWho on TV, save four sketches: three by Mark Gatiss as part of a Doctor Who night on #BBC2 and one by Steven Moffat for Comic Relief, starring Rowan Atkinson, …

17: Doctor Who Video Games, New Adventures, and East of Heysham

June 4th, 2015

Wow. After last week's "low-key" podKast with Christian Cawley and James McLean, this week we bring in Gareth Kavanagh and the conversation swings and turns from Doctor Who video games and New Adventures to other …

Is Steven Moffat Overstaying His Welcome on Doctor Who?

May 28th, 2015


A bit of a low key podKast this week as Christian Cawley and James McLean discuss all manner of topics, from recent casting to stone Cyberman heads, …

The PodKast with a Moffat-Inspired F-Bomb

May 21st, 2015


It all started off so innocently. Christian Cawley and Brian A Terranova settled down to chat about some recent #DoctorWho news when it all got too much for the American. The news that Steven Moffat had declared the …

PodKast: Terrance Dicks Discusses Doctor Who Writer Malcolm Hulke (Part 2)

May 12th, 2015


We've brought you a lot of features recently about one-time communist Malcolm Hulke, the classic #DoctorWho scriptwriter whose career was the subject …

Learn More About Doctor Who Writer Mac Hulke at An Afternoon with Terrance Dicks

May 8th, 2015


This week's podKast is a two-part affair. First, we've got Michael Herbert offering you a summary of #DoctorWho writer Mac Hulke's early career, a …

PodKast Goes Time and the Rani Crazy (No, Really. Oh, okay, no we didn't...)

April 28th, 2015

We've been promising it for weeks, and at long last we've finally bit the bullet and given much-maligned classic Doctor Who serial Time and the Rani

A PodKast with Autograph Anxiety PLUS Terrance Dicks Q&A

April 23rd, 2015


#DoctorWho script editor and novelisation legend Terrance Dicks features in a special Q&A on this week’s podKast, recorded at the Fab Cafe in Manchester on April 19th 2015.

Aside from that, the usual team of …

PodKast Lands on the Planet of the Daleks!

April 14th, 2015


We head back in time with this week's podKast to revisit and reappraise the 1973 #DoctorWho six part #Dalek serial, Planet of the Daleks, starring Jon Pertwee and Katy Manning.

PodKast Discusses Doctor Who's Future & Communist Writer

April 9th, 2015


Lots to get through in this week's podKast, but amazingly we actually achieve it! Christian Cawley and James McLean discuss Steven Moffat's assertion that the show has a guaranteed five more years, the news of the …

Doctor Who Series 9 Casting & Big Finish Revelations Discussed

April 1st, 2015


Lots to get through on this week's podKast, from #GameofThrones' Maisie Williams' casting in #DoctorWho and Big Finish's new licence to a discussion on the return of the hugely influentials #TheX-Files.

nuWho's 10th Anniversary: Series 1, Part 2 Recalled

March 26th, 2015


Welcome to the second part of our nuWho anniversary podKast, in which we recall the 2005 series of #DoctorWho. After all, it's only 10 years since 2005, not since 2006 and alll the other years since, right? This time, …

nuWho's 10th Anniversary: Remembering Doctor Who Series 1, Part 1

March 18th, 2015


Yay, it’s podKast time! This week, Christian Cawley and Brian A Terranova open the anniversary discussion, remembering #DoctorWho Series 1 and …

Daylight Savings Timey-Wimey & Paternoster Doubts (PLUS: A Dozen Summers)

March 12th, 2015


We have a packed podKast for you this week, dear listener, as Christian Cawley, James McLean and Brian Terranova attempt to get their heads around daylight savings time, the 12 (now 13) covers offered by Titan for their …

The Ambassadors of PodKast

March 4th, 2015


In this week's podKast, things are a little timey-wimey. The recommendations section is first, in which Brian A Terranova and James McLean discuss …

Doctor Who Props & Fan Stuff Discussed

February 25th, 2015


In a pleasant change from the usual podKast format, Christian Cawley and Brian A. Terranova broadcast this week’s show live on Google Hangouts. We appreciate it was short notice, and so you may have missed it, but worry …

The Time Warrior: An Important Classic Doctor Who Serial That's A Bit... Meh

February 18th, 2015


While we to and fro, hither and thither throughout this week's podKast, on the whole the subject matter in The Time Warrior, the opening serial to …

Big Finish & Christopher Eccleston Chat In The PodKast with a Seal of Rassilon

February 11th, 2015


This week we had planned to discuss another classic #DoctorWho serial that has a mixed reputation. However, as it is just Christian Cawley and James McLean, we decided instead to look at some of the more interesting …

Can The PodKast Escape The Timelash?

February 4th, 2015


Taking a turn away from the usual podKast format this week, we head back in time, not to 2005, but to 1985, and the much-maligned Colin Baker story …

PodKast: Sonic Screwdriver Props, Police Box Replicas & Monster Redesigns

January 29th, 2015


This week's podKast takes the slow road; without Christian Cawley (no voice), James McLean and Brian A. Terranova choose to talk about props, …

The PodKast: RTD's Doctor Who Movie & Moments That Made Us Laugh

January 21st, 2015


Russell T Davies would write a #DoctorWho movie, we learnt this week - but should we let him? Christian Cawley, James McLean and Brian A Terranova …

The PodKast Learns More About The Colonel Lethbridge-Stewart Books!

January 13th, 2015


We welcome Andy Frankham-Allen, Shaun Russell and Hannah Haisman - granddaughter of one-time #DoctorWho scriptwriter Mervyn Haisman - to this week's podKast to find out more about Candy Jar Books' new series of books …

PodKast Remembers First Doctor Who Series 1 Trailer Ten Years Ago

January 6th, 2015


Amazingly it is a decade since #DoctorWho returned, sparked by a teaser trailer on New Year's Day. Interestingly on the same day launched.

So, you can guess what we're talking about this week. As well …

PodKast Reviews Last Christmas, Previews The Highest Science

December 29th, 2014


This week, Christian Cawley and James McLean take their critical eyes to Last Christmas, the #DoctorWho Christmas special for 2014, and discover a seasonal treat that stands up well alongside similar adventures.

Doctor Who Special "Last Christmas" Previewed

December 23rd, 2014


This week, the Doctor Who podKast (with a "K") discusses the build up to the 2014 Christmas special, Last Christmas. Before that, however, James McLean and Brian A Terranova discuss the rather interesting clip from …

John Guilor and Rupert Booth Talk Doctor Who Omnirumour - PLUS Orac Skiffle!

December 10th, 2014


Instead of just mulling over the latest missing episodes news, this week's podKast brings in two guests, fans (who are also actors) John Guilor and …

Doctor Who PodKast With A Filthy Mouth

December 3rd, 2014


Christian Cawley, James McLean and Brian A. Terranova inadvertently take the podKast into adult territory this week as the #DoctorWho discussions …

PodKast Goes Vworp Vworp! With Gareth Kavanagh

November 25th, 2014


It's podKast time! This week we again relied on Google Hangouts for our weekly discussion of all things #DoctorWho, with guest Gareth Kavanagh, editor of the amazing Vworp Vworp! fanzine and producer of various Doctor …

Rubbertoe Replicas' Nick Robatto Talks Doctor Who Props

November 18th, 2014


Hey. listener! It's time to become a viewer once again, as the Kasterborous PodKast (with a "K") goes all visual to talk to Nick Robatto of Rubbertoe Replicas.

Nick's the guy who makes a lot of the original props for …

Kasterborous PodKast On Death in Heaven, Missing Episodes

November 16th, 2014


Well, dear listener, it's been a tough week. Basically, we lost our #DoctorWho Death in Heaven podKast recording on Monday, thanks to the software we usually rely on to record our Skype call crashing without warning or …

Doctor Who Finale: Master/Missy Flip Splits The PodKast!

November 5th, 2014

A two-part #DoctorWho season finale?! It's like the halcyon days of the RTD era, with Cybermen and the Master wandering around, isn't it?

Except, of course, the Master has a new name, #Missy, and a brand new look, …

In The PodKast Of The Night... Doctor Who Review

October 28th, 2014


We came, we saw, we were slightly befuddled. #DoctorWho Series 8 episode In The Forest Of The Night has left fans a little perplexed (although it has plenty of strong aspects to it) and it's now time to find out exactly …

Is The PodKast Flatlined By Flatline?

October 23rd, 2014

Is Flatline the new Blink? Was the podKast team wowed, or did bad CGI take them out of the moment? Join Christian Cawley, James McLean and Brian Terranova for a new podKast in which they discuss the latest episode from …

Mummy on the Orient Express Gives The PodKast 66 Seconds To Speak

October 16th, 2014


It's time to set it straight: was Mummy on the Orient Express the best episode of #DoctorWho Series 8, or has everyone just gone mad, seeing things that aren't there and only living for another 66 seconds?

Christian …

Did Kill The Moon Divide The PodKast?

October 8th, 2014


n this week’s podKast, we chat about the surprisingly divisive new #DoctorWho episode Kill the Moon. Did Christian Cawley think it nonsense? Was …

Doctor Who Series 8: PodKast With A Caretaker

September 30th, 2014


What did you think of this week's #DoctorWho, The Caretaker, by Gareth Roberts? We liked it, and you can find out just how much by clicking play on our latest podKast. Christian Cawley, James McLean and Brian A …

It’s A Time Heist! The PodKast Reviews Doctor Who S8 E5

September 23rd, 2014


Although not guilty of anything (other than crimes against podcasting), the Kasterborous podKast team (with a K) were forced back together by The Teller to review Time Heist this week. Did they enjoy the new #DoctorWho …

Listen! To The PodKast Review

September 17th, 2014


Instant classic #Listen is the main focus of conversation in this week's #doctorwho podKast, with Christian Cawley, Brian A Terranova and James McLean.

We also cover Philip Morris' recent comments on the show's current …

Robot of Sherwood Reviewed by The PodKast

September 10th, 2014


It's time to sit back and enjoy this week's #DoctorWho podKast, in which Brian Terranova and James McLean consider the events of the past few days in fandom, focusing on the third episode of Series 8, Robot of Sherwood!

The PodKast & John Guilor Talk Into The Dalek (AKA "Up The Dalek")

September 1st, 2014


#DoctorWho voice artist and actor John Guilor joins the podKast team this week to discuss Into the Dalek, the second episode of Series 8 starring Peter Capaldi as the Twelfth Doctor.

What did we think of it? What did …

The PodKast Reviews Doctor Who: Deep Breath

August 27th, 2014


Welcome to this week's podKast, which was recorded live on Sunday, 24th August and features an in-depth discussion on #DoctorWho Series 8 opener #DeepBreath and of course #PeterCapaldi's first appearance as the Doctor!

Doctor Who Series 8 Preview On The PodKast!

August 20th, 2014


Here it is: our final podKast before #DoctorWho Series 8 changes the show forever! Previewing Peter Capaldi's first 12-episode run this week is Christian Cawley, James McLean and Brian Terranova, who are literally …

We Get Excited About Deep Breath & Peter Capaldi!

August 14th, 2014


This week’s podKast reunites Christian Cawley, Brian Terranova and James McLean as they mull over a whole host of recent news items.

We get excited …

Sharing The Capaldi Love In The PodKast

August 7th, 2014


On this week's podKast, Christian Cawley and James McLean discuss 10 reasons why new #DoctorWho star Peter Capaldi is going to be awesome.

We also spend a few moments discussing the Fourth Doctor, with news that both …

Peter Capaldi's Doctor Who Flirting Ban & Missing Episodes

July 29th, 2014


We're back, and my word what a packed podKast we have, brimming with #DoctorWho news from the past week - because, frankly, there has been a lot.

From Steven Moffat's unusual comment about the Doctor not referring to …

The PodKast Talks to David Tennant TV Double Colum Regan!

July 22nd, 2014


How excited were we this week to welcome onto the podKast a man with a voice like a god, who also doubled for David Tennant in various RTD-era #DoctorWho episodes including Voyage of the Damned and Journey's End?! Say …

New Doctor Who Trailer Discussed PLUS Leakgate Update

July 15th, 2014


Hey, dear reader, it's podKast time, where we discuss the recent leakgate revelations and chew the fat over the awesome new #DoctorWho Series 8 trailer that cast a Whovian shadow over the #WorldCup Final on Sunday …

We Talk Leaked Doctor Who Series 8 Scripts & Episodes!

July 8th, 2014


In light of the recent leaked #DoctorWho Series 8 episodes & scripts storm, Christian Cawley, James McLean and Brian A Terranova are here with another podKast in which we cover the shock leak and the impact of …

Don't Like The New Doctor Who: Would You Quit Fandom?

July 2nd, 2014


Hello, dear listener, and welcome to this week's podKast in which we cover some of the latest #DoctorWho Series 8 news and ask the question: if Doctor Who changed drastically (such as casting a woman Doctor or canning …

PodKast With A Mortal Enemy

June 25th, 2014


In what can only be described as a warm, fireside chat about #DoctorWho, Brian Terranova and James McLean take their lead from a couple of news and feature articles recently on Kasterborous and take them for a walk.

The Wrongness of Torchwood & Recolourising Doctor Who

June 17th, 2014


The podKast is back this week with a spinoff of our hugely popular on-site discussion - thanks to Andy Frankham-Allen - about the inherent issues …

PodKast: The Underwater Menace Of Sexism In Doctor Who

June 11th, 2014


The podKast trio of Christian Cawley, James McLean and Brian A. Terranova are back this week with a selection of interesting chats about #DoctorWho Series 8 casting, sexism, the missing DVD release of #missingepisode …

Vworp Vs Kasterborous Magazine: Doctor Who Fanzine Chat!

June 3rd, 2014


Kasterborous #DoctorWho podKastWe've a special guest on this week's Doctor Who podKast in the shape of Gareth Kavanagh, who joins us for a full hour …

PodKast Time: Doctor Who Teasers, Gallifrey Dreams & eBay

May 27th, 2014


It's the full podKast team this week as Christian Cawley, James McLean and Brian Terranova look at the recent news and discussions in the world of …

PodKast Doctor Who Teardown: Pertwee Season 7 vs Bouffant Years

May 20th, 2014


Here's a question for you: is Season 7 of #DoctorWho better or worse than the rest of the Jon Pertwee era? We don't know, but Christian Cawley and James McLean certainly had a good go at discussing it in this week's …

International Success for Doctor Who Stars & Missing Episodes In The PodKast

May 13th, 2014


Brian Terranova rejoins the podKast this week with Christian Cawley and James McLean, ready to throw his thoughts into the ring on a number of topics, from David Tennant's US accent to how much healthier Matt Smith is …

Spoons, Terminators, Soap & Doctor Who Missing Episodes in the PodKast

May 6th, 2014


Hey, Kasterborites - it's podKast time, in which Christian Cawley and James McLean discuss a few topical items that have been drawing attention in the world of #DoctorWho over the past week.

This time, we've got our …

The PodKast Asks: What Would Your Doctor Wear?

May 1st, 2014


It's #Doctor Who podKast time, and this week we have a nice long chat about the various looks that the Doctor has had over the years and ask: what …

Revenge vs Rise: We Talk Cybermen In This Week's Doctor Who PodKast

April 23rd, 2014


PodKasting as a duo this week, Brian A Terranova and James McLean give their thoughts on a couple of recent #DoctorWho news items before turning their attention to two Cybermen stories.

Revenge of the Cybermen in 1975 …

Doctor Who Podcast Discusses Dalek, Cybermen, Ice Warrior Redesigns

April 16th, 2014


In this week's podKast, we discuss the many redesigned monsters to have appeared in #DoctorWho over the years, from Daleks and Cybermen to Sontarans, Ice Warriors and Silurians. There's also chat about Tom Baker …

PodKast With Tenth Doctor Cosplaying Celebrity Brian Terranova!

April 8th, 2014


James McLean, Brian A Terranova and Christian Cawley bring you their weekly discussion of all things Doctor Who in the latest podKast (with a "K"). This week, Brian regales with tales of the Louisville WizardWorld Comic …

Doctor Who PodKast Remembers The Late Kate O'Mara, Rani Actress

April 4th, 2014


James McLean and Christian Cawley are back with another Doctor Who podKast, discussing the late Kate O'Mara - evil Time Lady The Rani - and the …

PodKast Catchup - James & Brian Talk Doctor Who News

March 25th, 2014


Following last week's silly shenanigan with John Guilor, the PodKast with a "K" gets down to business with James McLean and Brian A Terranova …

The PodKast Talks To Doctor Who Voice Actor John Guilor!

March 18th, 2014


He voiced the First Doctor in The Day of the Doctor's famous multi-Doctor scene, and now John Guilor descends on the Kasterborous #DoctorWho podKast!

Coming Up On This Week's PodKast: The Doctors! (Okay, John Guilor)

March 17th, 2014


A little different to usual, here's a trailer for this week's podKast in which The Day of the Doctor voice actor John Guilor (he voiced the First …

Returning Master Rumours & Doctor Who Classic DVD Sales Record

March 11th, 2014


This week, we discuss the various rumours concerning the speculated return of the Master in Doctor Who Series 8. Is it Charles Dance? Is it Richard …

The PodKast Talks Lego Doctor Who and Even More Horns Of Nimon!

March 6th, 2014


This week we find ourselves - for the third week running - discussing the many pitfalls of watching Doctor Who "classic" The Horns of Nimon...

If you're not keen on the Nimon, worry not. We've got plenty else to talk …

Could Doctor Who's Peter Capaldi Quit In 2014? The PodKast Decides!

February 27th, 2014


In this week's podKast (with a "K") Christian Cawley and James McLean guide you through the latest big stories in the Doctor Who world. We discuss Peter Capaldi's jumper - costume or warmth aid? - and also ask whether …

PodKast Talks American Doctor Who, Christopher Barry (RIP) and Missing Episodes

February 19th, 2014


In this week's podKast with a "K" we welcome Doctor Who fanzine producer Gareth Kavanagh, editor of Vworp Vworp! as a guest for the full show!

PodKast: Doctor Who's Female Scriptwriters & Scottish Independence

February 16th, 2014


In this week’s huskier-than-usual podKast (Christian’s recovering chest infection sounding a little Barry Whitesque, quite appropriate for a podKast …

Does Doctor Who Need A Female Lead? The PodKast Decides

February 6th, 2014


We're in contentious territory this week as #DoctorWho fans Christian Cawley, Brian Terranova and James McLean try to run the rule over the ongoing …

PodKast: Hey, Where's Episode 3 Of Doctor Who: The Web Of Fear, BBC?

January 30th, 2014


Join Christian Cawley, Brian Terranova and James McLean as they disassemble #DoctorWho and put it back together again - much like the TARDIS in the …

Peter Capaldi's Doctor Who Outfit Discussed

January 28th, 2014


In this brief reaktionKast (with a K), Christian Cawley and James McLean discuss new #doctorwho star Peter Capaldi's striking new Time Lord look, as revealed by the BBC this week.

PodKast: Moffat's "Plot Holes" & The Value of Missing Doctor Who Episodes

January 23rd, 2014


This week's podKast features Christian Cawley and James McLean discussing #DoctorWho plot holes and missing episodes, specifically how their value …

Capaldi's Costume, Hurt Rewrites & Missing Doctor Who Episodes!

January 15th, 2014


Wow, so much to get through in this week's podKast, from Peter Capaldi's first #DoctorWho photoshoot to missing episodes - stopping off at the fascinating topic of "was John Hurt cast to replace Christopher Eccleston or …

When the Master was in my Gran's pouffe

January 15th, 2014


This isn't a podKast, but a snippet from BBC Tees' The TARDIS in Teesside in which I recall a very vivid #doctorwho dream from the mid-1980s...

PodKast Special: Andrew Smith and Bernard Padden Recall Full Circle

January 7th, 2014


You're in for a treat this week as #DoctorWho scriptwriter Andrew Smith recalls 1980's Full Circle in a special interview recorded at The Lass …

The PodKast Reviews The Time of the Doctor

December 30th, 2013


Well, it had to be done - the Kasterborous podKast team got together at the weekend to discuss The Time of the Doctor and offer their thoughts on whether Matt Smith's #DoctorWho finale was a hit or a miss.

Our …

PodKast Previews Matt Smith's Final Episode The Time of the Doctor

December 19th, 2013


This week, we set our sights on Christmas Day and Matt Smith's sad departure from #DoctorWho. It is, indeed, The Time of the Doctor, and there is much to discuss...

Also, look out for news of Brian Terranova's new …

PodKast with a Sonic Legacy and No Series 8 Split!

December 13th, 2013


This week’s podKast (with a “K”) gets in an early celebratory mood for Christmas with a selection of recommendations, a chat about Brian Terranova’s latest Sonic Screwdriver prop and a look at new iPhone/Android game …

PodKast with a Kerb Krawl

December 6th, 2013


This week we opted to record live on Thursday evening instead, using Google Hangouts. Although a podKast was "recorded" on Monday, it wasn't actually recorded, something that James and Brian were naturally somewhat …

PodKast Says Happy Birthday, Doctor Who!

November 25th, 2013


James McLean, Brian Terranova and Kasterborous editor Christian Cawley discuss #DoctorWho's 50th anniversary feature-length episode The Day of the Doctor and also spend a few moments on An Adventure in Space and Time …

PodKast Previews Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Episode & Docudrama

November 18th, 2013


What else could we discuss this week other than The Day of the Doctor, An Adventure in Space and Time and some of the other BBC TV and radio …

The Night of the Doctor ReaktionKast

November 14th, 2013


Following the return of Paul McGann to #DoctorWho in the 50th anniversary prologue minisode The Night of the Doctor, Christian Cawley and James …

Doctor Who Writer Anthony Coburn Also Invented The PodKast

November 12th, 2013


This week's Kasterborous podKast (with a "K") covers a lot of ground, so gird your loins dear listener and prepare yourself for a journey through time, space and vague grasps of copyright law!

We kick off this week's …

PodKast with a Muted Doctor Who 40th Anniversary

November 6th, 2013


In our continuing but loosely-defined run up to the #DoctorWho 50th anniversary, we cast our minds back 10 years in this week's podKast to the 40th anniversary. Yes, there was a 40th anniversary of our favourite show, …

More Doctor Who Missing Episodes? The PodKast Discusses...

October 31st, 2013


The possibility of yet more #DoctorWho missing episodes being unveiled has tickled the podKast team and so this week Christian Cawley and James …

PodKast Discusses Doctor Who’s Awesome 50th Anniversary Trailer

October 24th, 2013


This week the podKast team cast their eyes over the ridiculously brilliant #DoctorWho 50th anniversary trailer that aired last Saturday evening.

Doctor Who Missing Episodes Interviews

October 16th, 2013


This week's podKast brings a selection of interviews from the recent #doctorwho missing episodes event in London. Thanks to Gareth Kavanagh you can expect to hear from Frazer Hines and Deborah Watling - who both …

PodKast Live Discusses Doctor Who Classic "The Three Doctors"

October 9th, 2013


This week's podKast was a live event on Google Hangouts. If you missed it or can't catch up on YouTube, have no fear, the standard friendly audio-only version is here for you to enjoy! Listen as Christian Cawley, James …

PodKast: Should Peter Capaldi's Prior Doctor Who Roles Be Explained?

October 2nd, 2013


This week's podKast covers a trio of topical Doctor Who news items AND gives you the chance to win a copy of Doctor Who: The Vault from BBC Books!

Awesome Doctor Who Fan-made Opening Titles

September 25th, 2013


What might the Doctor Who opening titles for the Peter Capaldi look like? We discuss a superb fan-produced effort this week, as well as some other recent news.

Doctor Who Animated Missing Episodes Discussed!

September 19th, 2013


This week's podKast, "PodKast with some Animated Recons" discusses the BBC's use of animation to reconstruct missing episodes.

Over the past few years, BBC Worldwide have released several Doctor Who DVDs from the …

A Masterful PodKast!

September 11th, 2013


On this week's Kasterborous podKast (with a "K") we're discussing the classic era versions of the Master, namely Roger Delgado and Anthony Ainley - plus a little bit of Peter Pratt, Geoffrey Beevers and Eric Roberts!

PodKast with a Bonfire

September 4th, 2013


Among other things, this week we discuss new Doctor Who Peter Capaldi's revelatory confession that he destroyed all of his youthful fandom in a …

PodKast Live: It's Doctor Who!

August 28th, 2013


This week we went live on Google Hangouts - and you can listen to the results here! #doctorwho #Christopher Eccleston #Paul McGann #bfi

SpearKast from Space!

August 22nd, 2013


This week, we're talking about the new Spearhead from Space Special Edition on Blu-ray! #doctorwho #bluray #spearheadfromspace

The Peter Capaldi ReaktionKast

August 14th, 2013

57:05 which we get excited about the prospect of Doctor Who starring Peter Capaldi and look at some big names who apparently didn't get picked over the years...

PodKasting the Peter Capaldi Twelfth Doctor Who Reveal!

August 5th, 2013


This week's podKast was a live event, streamed through Google Hangouts and YouTube to offer our commentary and live reaction to the announcement of Peter Capaldi as the new star of Doctor Who. You can listen to it …

PodKasting the Eighth Doctor

August 2nd, 2013


This week we discuss the Eighth Doctor’s post-TV Movie life on audio, in books and in the Doctor Who Magazine comic strip (one of the strips creative high points).

While we also address the question of whether McGann …

24: PodKast with Colin Baker!

July 29th, 2013

The Sixth Doctor himself, Colin Baker, joins us at York Maze.

Useful links for this week’s podKast:

The PodKast that Wasn't at SDCC

July 23rd, 2013


Curious things took place at the K Towers virtual studio this week, resulting in an hour long podKast that somehow went unrecorded! Being the …

23: Discussing the Time Michael Jackson Wanted to Be Doctor Who

July 10th, 2013

Remember that time Michael Jackson wanted to be Doctor Who? No, it really happened, as we explore in this podcast.

We start off with a chat about …

19: Matt Smith Leaves Doctor Who - Our Reaction!

June 2nd, 2013

Thanks to a leaked memo forcing the BBC's hand over the past couple of days, we're putting our scheduled show on hold to discuss the shock news of …

15: The Crimson Horror Reviewed!

May 9th, 2013

It's a two-hander this week with James McLean providing company for Christian Cawley - and you, dear listener - as we look in-depth at a few important Doctor Who topics.

First and foremost, we discuss The Crimson …

9: (From 2013) The End of an Era? How Moffat's Doing So Far

March 28th, 2013

Following news that Steven Moffat considers his time on Doctor Who to be closer to the end than the beginning, and that he - like Matt Smith - takes …

5: PodKast with Some 50th Anniversary Wishes

March 13th, 2013

Dear Kasterborite, it is March, Doctor Who is back within a matter of days, so to get you in the mood here is the latest Kasterborous podKast (with a …

84: PodKast with(out) the Bakers!

November 17th, 2012

A little later than usual, it's time for the podKast! This week, Christian, James McLean and Brian Terranova discuss the horror that is....

Pip and Jane Baker!

The husband-and-wife team had four sets of scripts on

82: Ex-Script Editor Revives the Cartmel Masterplan in Fan Fiction Illustrated

November 2nd, 2012

Former Doctor Who script editor Andrew Cartmel (1987-1989) joins us this week to chat about a new project, reviving the "Cartmel Masterplan" - Doctor Who Fan Fiction Illustrated!

With Hans Christian Vang as his …

79: The John Nathan-Turner PodKast

October 12th, 2012

We've been talking about doing this podKast for literally months, but thanks to the end of Series 7 we've finally got around to dedicating a podKast to arguably Doctor Who's most divisive producer, John Nathan-Turner!

72: PodKast Talks Doctor Who Comic Strips

August 24th, 2012

We're taking you out of the madness of waiting for the next episode of Doctor Who with this as Christian Cawley and James McLean discuss Doctor Who comic strips!

With special guest Gareth Kavanagh (Vworp Vworp! …

65: The UNIT PodKast

July 5th, 2012

You lucky people! Not content with gushing over Season 7 in last week's podKast, this time around Christian Cawley and James McLean discuss the wonder that is UNIT, that Dad's Army-esque band of brothers operating out …

64: Podcast Celebrates Doctor Who Season 7 (1970)

June 29th, 2012

In honour of the late Caroline John, this Doctor Who podcast focuses almost completely (with a quick mention of Daleks and asylums) on Season 7, the …

62: Previewing Robots of Death Live

June 10th, 2012

Running from July 1st at the Fab Cafe in Manchester is a stage adaptation of Robots of Death, the classic 1977 Doctor Who serial written by Chris …

56: Doctor Who Fan Films and Stage Productions

April 28th, 2012

With a plethora of Doctor Who fan films and stage productions making the news over the past few weeks, we decided to bring them all together in one big podKast (with a "K") discussion!

From Gareth Kavanagh's …

53: Doctor Who Scriptwriter Robert Holmes Podcast Special

April 7th, 2012

This week's Kasterborous podKast (with a "K") features regulars Christian Cawley, Brian Terranova and James McLean discussing the legendary Robert …

58: PodKast with an Eternity Clock

March 25th, 2012

The history of Doctor Who videogames is littered with good intentions, but sadly along the way there have been many disappointments.

With the release of Doctor Who: Worlds in Time and Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock, …

50: A PodKast in the Shada

March 15th, 2012

One of the key elements of our Shada month here at Kasterborous is the podKast (with a "K") in which we discuss the release of the new adaptation by Gareth Roberts, the original abandoned production, the attempts to …

49: Remembering Regular Doctor Who Guest Actor Philip Madoc

March 5th, 2012

The late, great Philip Madoc is the core of our Kasterborous podKast (with a "K") this week, as we discuss his appearances in The Krotons, The War …

48: Exploring Doctor Who: The Dark Dimension

March 2nd, 2012

Back in 1993, Doctor Who fans were tempted with an early reprieve to the show's cancellation two years earlier when BBC Enterprises entered into an agreement to start production on a straight-to-video 30th anniversary …

47: Cybermen vs. Borg: Which Is the Best Cyborg Villain?

February 23rd, 2012

With the news of a Doctor Who and Star Trek: The Next Generation crossover series from IDW, we decided to have a look in depth at the Cybermen and how we felt they had been handled by various producers over the years.

42: Retcon: the Lost Peter Cushing Doctor Who Audio Script

January 18th, 2012

Surprised by the discovery of a long-lost Doctor Who audio script recorded by Peter Cushing and written by Malcolm Hulke? We certainly were, and when …

41: Doctor Who Midnight Live Show in Manchester PLUS Kotoricon

January 16th, 2012

Last week Brian Terranova and Christian Cawley were both fortunate enough to be able to visit some live Doctor Who-related events, so we're focussing on discussing these topics this week.

Brian was invited onto a …

39: The Doctor, The Widow and The Wardrobe Reviewed

December 28th, 2011

After a short break we're back with a review of the 2011 Doctor Who Christmas special, The Doctor, The Widow and The Wardrobe.

Regular listeners …

38: Doctor Who Podcast Discusses Sonic Screwdriver

December 10th, 2011

It's a Christian-free zone in the latest Kasterborous podKast (with a "K") as our great leader makes plans to continue the expansion of our noble …

36: Will Harry Potter's David Yates Produce a Doctor Who Movie?

November 26th, 2011

A little later than intended, the latest Kasterborous podKast (with a "K") features Brian Terranova, James McLean and editor Christian Cawley discussing the recent events in the Doctor Who universe, notably the …

35: Bigger on the Inside: the Magic of the TARDIS

November 20th, 2011

This week's podKast (with a "K") brings the conversation around to the TARDIS, as Christian and James discuss the magic behind the Doctor's bigger-on-the-inside blue box, its various external configurations and the …

24: Doctor Who Podcast Review: Let's Kill Hitler

September 1st, 2011

This week James McLean and Brian Terranova discussing the brand new Doctor Who episode Let's Kill Hitler.

You'll find both sides of the argument here - James wasn't impressed with the episode and the ongoing River …

18: Torchwood: Miracle Day Episode 1 The New World Review

July 22nd, 2011

Christian Cawley and James McLean discuss Torchwood: Miracle Day episode 1 The New World from a UK perspective as well as other Torchwood subjects, …

16: Big Finish Licence Renewal and the Future of Doctor Who

July 8th, 2011

Brian Terranova, James McLean and guest Patrick Riley are in the hotseat this week for the latest podKast (with "K").

This time around, the main subjects are the great news about Big Finish's licence renewal, the …

15: Differences Between RTD and Moffat Doctor Who Eras

June 30th, 2011

In this week's show, we take look at the difference between Russell T Davies and Steven Moffat's approach to Doctor Who. What separates these eras?

Taking a week off from the podKast (with a "K"), I was delighted to …

14: Doctor Who TV Movie: Dated, X-Files Ripoff, or Better Than That?

June 22nd, 2011

Back in 1996, the Doctor Who TV Movie struck TV screens on both sides of the Atlantic. At home it was a hit; in the USA, it was ignored.

Now, 15 …

9: The PodKast's Wife!

May 18th, 2011

This week's podKast (with a "K") features Christian Cawley and James McLean (and improved sound quality!) discussing the wonderful episode The …

12: Remember Abslom Daak?

April 14th, 2011

This week's Kasterborous podKast features a fascinating discussion with Gareth Kavanagh about the second Doctor Who Magazine love-in that is Vworp Vworp! #2!

Long-term readers of Kasterborous will recall that the …

1: podKast the First

March 25th, 2007

Here's a treat for you all: the chance to listen to our first podKast with a K from 2007, with Christian Cawley and Brian A. Terranova discussing a few contemporary Doctor Who events. Listen out for the first appearance …
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