Doctor Who: Flashing Blade Podcast
A nonsense of Doctor Who, Science Fiction, some music and general chat and sillyness, featuring Siobhan Gallichan, Steve Hatcher, Ian Parkes and Doctor Augustus Julius Sinister IV.
The Flashing Blade Podcast 1-116 Doctor Who Podcast

It's our Christmas show.. a little, er, late.. um...

So, have a review of The Doctor, The Widow and The Wardrobe, the extended mix of Let's Save Confidential (lots of Xmassy wishes from podcasters), the full theme to The Box Of Delights, lots of outtakes featuring a LOT of people and.. a Christmas Carol written by Doctor Sinister... the GIT!

oh... and you finally get to find out just what is going on......

Change my dear. And it seems not a moment has been prepared for....

Direct download: The_Flashing_Blade_Podcast_1-_116.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:46pm UTC

Dalek Empire XI - The Twenty throod of Novemby

Yes, it's Mr Dalek time again - and this time, Ben Elliot's story has been translated by John Ranson into the Basic Engly Twentyfido, as lovingly created by Professor Stanley Unwin.

Deep joy

Direct download: Dalek_Empire_11.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:19pm UTC

The Flashing Blade Podcast - 1-115 Doctor Who Podcast

Its the end of an error!

And we look at the last Jago and Litefoot story of series two!

Change my dear. And it seems not a moment has been prepared for!

Direct download: The_Flashing_Blade_Podcast_1-_115.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:12pm UTC

The Flashing Blade Podcast 1-114 Doctor Who Podcast

On Tony's penultimate episode he looks at Revelation of the Daleks, Viki appears to be on the phone to discuss it. Or it could just be a bit of dodgy sound quality. There's Fast Show/Doctor Who sketches. And a huge amount of cat interference.

Direct download: The_Flashing_Blade_Podcast_1-114.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:16pm UTC

The Flashing Blade Podcast -1-113 - Doctor Who Podcast

Viki meets Timelash. Oh. Tony is back. Oh dear.

Direct download: The_Flashing_Blade_Podcast_1-_113.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:12pm UTC

The Flashing Blade Podcast 1-112 Doctor Who Podcast

the child and Viki have a natter about Who stuff. And things. Which is nice.

Direct download: The_Flashing_Blade_Podcast_1-112.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:12am UTC

The Flashing Blade Podcast 1-111

So, while the cats away......

Bob and Viki listen to some Big Finishes. Bob edits. Viki pines for Tony. (Look, I'm writing this, I'm allowed!)


Direct download: The_Flashing_Blade_Podcast_1-111.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:42pm UTC

The Flashing Blade Podcast 1-110 Doctor Who Podcast

The Wedding of River Song. Oh, and there may be cherry pie, damn fine coffee and a log...

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:58pm UTC

The Flashing Blade Podcast 1-109 - Doctor Who Podcast

Well, we got there eventually! Tech problems and the death of the internet could not stop this show - somehow we managed to get it out!

Tony, Viki and a highly confrontationa and argumentative B*b look at The God Complex and Closing Time.

And there's a little news about the Blade's future - Don' Panic!

Direct download: The_Flashing_Blade_Podcast_1-_109.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:12pm UTC

The Flashing Blade Podcast - 1-108 - Doctor Who Podcast

Join the Servalan of Doctor Who podcasting, as well as his minions as they look at Night Terrors and The Girl Who Waited. With added Prof Dave, Lillibet and the superb Children of Time.

You fool, Travis!

Direct download: The_Flashing_Blade_Podcast_1-_108.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:56pm UTC

The Flashing Blade Podcast - 107 - Doctor Who Podcast

So. Let's Kill Hitler. Bob n Tony have a look at it.... I mean, what could possibly go wrong?

Well, possibly an American gatecrasher?

Could there be a new presenter?

As A Scientist I can say with absolute authority, that we just don't know!

Direct download: The_Flashing_Blade_Podcast_1-_107.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:53pm UTC

Doctor Who Podcast Alliance interview with Dan Freedman

Dr. Phil Serna from the Adventures In Time, Space and Music podcast interviews the writer, director and producer of Death Comes To Time and The Minister Of Chance new series of audios, Dan Freeman...

Direct download: The_Flashing_Blade_Podcast_DWPA_Minister_of_Chance_Special.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:34pm UTC

The Flashing Blade Podcast 1-106 Doctor Who Podcast

It's Jago and Litefoot time, everyone! Whoo Hoooooo! Will there be beards? Will there be a disguise? Oh, so exciting. Think we may hjave got our priorities wrong about this, but what in the hell...

Oh... and yes, the fledgling flies the coup.....

Direct download: The_Flashing_Blade_Podcast_1-_106.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:37pm UTC

The Flashing Blade Podcast 1-105 Doctor Who Podcast

It's The Twin Dilemma! Oh very. very dear!

Also, we've been nominated for a European Podcast Award - please pop to either the website at or the facebook group and cast yer vote for us, perrrrleeeze.... you can even vote every day..

Oh, yes... and make the most of this show..... you never know what the future might bring.....

Direct download: The_Flashing_Blade_Podcast_1-_105.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:38pm UTC

The Flashing Blade Podcast 1-104

And so, we bid a sad farewell to an old friend as a long running joke is put on it's funeral pyre... Oh, and we look at Jago and Litefoot - The Necropolis Express....

Direct download: The_Flashing_Blade_Podcast_1-104.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:36pm UTC

The Flashing Blade Podcast 1-103 - Doctor Who Podcast

Yes, it's finally THAT time... Jo! has to face up to... The Caves Of Androzani. Expect weeping, shreading of clothing, the wearing of sackcloth etc... And Dr Phil gives us an interview with Roger Limb - Radiophonic composer...

Direct download: The_Flashing_Blade_Podcast_1-103.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:59pm UTC

The Flashing Blade Podcast 1-102 Doctor Who Podcast

The hugely wonderful return of Jago and Litefoot! Will there be a cunning disguise? Will there be alchohol? Will Sergeant Quick actually... be???

Direct download: The_Flashing_Blade_Podcast_1-102.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:13pm UTC

The Flashing Blade Podcast 1-101

The second part of our Death Comes To Time celebration as we're very lucky that Dr. Phil from Adventures In Time Space And Music got a little carried away and produced an entire show!

Direct download: The_Flashing_Blade_Podcast_1-101.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:40pm UTC

The Flashing Blade Podcast 1-100

Well, here we all are. Who'da thunk it? 100 shows in. Join Bob, Jo! and the fat one as they look at.... Death Comes To Time! (Surprise!) Expect familiar voices to drop in as well as news of a special show for next week...

Many thanks to all our viewers, especially those who've written in to annoy Tony.

Direct download: The_Flashing_Blade_Podcast_1-100.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:38pm UTC

Doctor Who - The Flashing Blade Podcast 1-99

This week:

a) Tony is a right bully!

b) He and Bob look at Lucie Millar and To The Death..


Direct download: The_Flashing_Blade_Podcast_1-99.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:57pm UTC

Doctor Who - The Flashing Blade Podcast 1-98

Robot! Yup, say bye bye Jon and ullo to Tom... Dr Phil provides musical commentary... feedback to

Direct download: The_Flashing_Blade_Podcast_1-98.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:39pm UTC

The Flashing Blade Podcast 1-97 - Doctor Who Podcast

It's our second birthday!!! We look at A Good Man Goes To War, as do Prof Dave and Lillibet, and also the wonderful Children of Time.

Oh, and Tony has an argument with Francis Barber.....

Direct download: The_Flashing_Blade_Podcast_1-97.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:15pm UTC

The Flashing Blade Podcast 1-96 - Doctor Who Podcast

Yup, it's The Almost People....

Feedback to

Direct download: The_Flashing_Blade_Podcast_1-96.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:39pm UTC

The Flashing Blade Podcast 1-95 - Doctor Who

Jo!, Tony and Bob review The Rebel Flesh. As do Dave and Lillibet. And the Children of Time.

Direct download: The_Flashing_Blade_Podcast_1-95.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:08am UTC

The Flashing Blade Podcast 1-94

Join Jo! Tony and The Face Of Bob as they pop to a bubble universe and discuss The Doctor's Wife. Add in some Children of Time and Prof Dave and Lillibet and ooh, it's a show! Feedback to

Direct download: The_Flashing_Blade_Podcast_1-94.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:36am UTC

The Flashing Blade Podcast 1-93

Bob, Jo! and Tony hoist the sails, walk the plank and, well... other stuff. Yup, it's The Curse Of The Black Spot. There's stuff from Prof Dave and Lillibet, and the Children of Time are...well... cute....

Direct download: The_Flashing_Blade_Podcast_1-93.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:50am UTC

The Flashing Blade Podcast 1-92

Jo! Is Back!!!!! Yes, Tony's Plucky Girl Assistant (c)(tm) returns, and together with the Adric of podcasting, we look at The Day Of The Moon. As do Professor Dave, Lillibet and some stranger called Doctor Tom. And indeed, the rather wonderful Children of Time ALSO look at that story! Who'd a thunk it?

Bob also looks at The Crimes of Thomas Brewster from Big Finish. Feedback to

Direct download: The_Flashing_Blade_Podcast_1-92.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:26am UTC

The Flashing Blade Podcast 1-91

With Jo! incapacitated, the review of The Impossible Astronaut is left to Bob and Tony. Also sharing their thoughts are Prof Dave and Lillibet, as well as The Children Of Time. And at the end a sneaky peak at the new DWO WhoCast theme by Danny Stewart.....  feedback to

Direct download: The_Flashing_Blade_Podcast_1-91.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:16am UTC

The Flashing Blade Podcast 1-90.mp3

Well then. Bob and Tony look at the Paul McGann play, 'Prisoner Of The Sun'. And in the end, it all becomes an Einstienian Landscape...

Feedback, including your thoughts on the new series, and the very sad news of the passing of Lis Sladen, to

Direct download: The_Flashing_Blade_Podcast_1-90.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:15pm UTC

The Flashing Blade Podcast 1-89.mp3

So, can Puff let out a mighty roar if little Jackie Paper isn't around to hear him?

With Jo! unable to make the recording of this week's show, Tony decides to go it alone and decides that the only edit should be the removal of a sneeze - well, aside from musical concerns.



One take.

Be very afraid...

Direct download: The_Flashing_Blade_Podcast_1-89.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:08pm UTC

The DWPA At The Oxford Literary Festival

Join Luke from the Minute Doctor Who Podcast as he chats away to a load of Doctor Who authors including Oli Smith and Justin Richards. Brought to you from The Doctor Who Podcast Alliance who can be found at

Direct download: DWPA_Ox_Lit_Fest.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:34pm UTC

The Flashing Blade Podcast 1-88

Hello. How's things? Really? Oh, I'm so sorry to hear that. Where was I? Oh yes... Right. You see, this here Flashing Blade contains a review, by Bob 'n Tony of the Paul McGann audio adventure, 'Relative Dimensions'. There is also a rant and a Very Scary Dare... Feedback to

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:00pm UTC

The DWPA At Valiant 2!

Martyn from the Bad Wilf Podcast and Dave from the Geek Syndicate pop along to the latest Fantom Films' event and talk to lots of yummy people including Clifford Rose (!) and Sophie Aldred! Enjoy.

Direct download: Valiant_2.output.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:43pm UTC

The Flashing Blade Podcast 1-87

Well, here we go. Ladies and gentlemen,(and Wyn), Jo! meets Kinda! Yes, in the jungle, the mighty jungle the Aussie bint sleeps tonight.... Add two Big Finish reviews, lots of feedback and the demo for a new song and thats yer lot for this week! Feedback to

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:38pm UTC

The Flashing Blade Podcast 1-86. (Through a Bob, Darkly)

'Do I have the right... Just touch these two wires together...'


'Then you deny what is real...'


Bob and Tony look at The Resurrection of Mars and find themselves entering a long, VERY dark, teatime of the soul.

Feedback to

Direct download: The_Flashing_Blade_Podcast_1-86_Through_a_Bob_Darkly.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:51pm UTC

The Flashing Blade Podcast 1-85

Daleks - Invasion Earth 2150AD! Yes indeed! Can Jo! resist the lure of an Urgent Bernard Cribbens in PVC? Plus Bob looks at Death In The Family. feedback to DUR: 1:13:38

Direct download: The_Flashing_Blade_Podcast_1-85.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:01pm UTC

The Flashing Blade Podcast 1-84

Deimos!!! And, er, a lot of padding. Um. Yes.  Oh, and if you have little ones, you may wish to turn the show off after the end credits..... send your feedback to  thats a subtle plea for feedback, btw...

Direct download: The_Flashing_Blade_Podcast_1-84.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:04pm UTC

The Flashing Blade Podcast 1-83 For Nick.mp3

The Flashing Blade Podcast pays tribute to Nicholas Courtney. Jo! Bob and Tony discuss why they loved the character of the Brigadier and Nick himself, and they have a little peek at Mawdryn Undead. And at the end, a special tribute to Brigadier Sir Alistair Gordon Lethbridge Stewart....

Direct download: The_Flashing_Blade_Podcast_1-83_For_Nick.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:42pm UTC

The Flashing Blade Podcast 1-82

This time we look at The Dalek Invasion of Earth. There's also a couple of Big Finish reviews by our listeners. Enjoy. Feedback to

Direct download: The_Flashing_Blade_Podcast_1-82.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:56pm UTC

The Flashing Blade Podcast 1-81.mp3

Chaos! No, really. Chaos. For the first time ever, Tony is persuaded to invite a couple of guests onto the show. And somehow (Not-A-Real) Professor Dave and Lillibet, his nurse, from Professor Dave's Ark In Space (it's a podcast, don't cha know?) turn up to review the Big Finish subscriber release, 'The Four Doctors' with Tony and Bob.

Oh, and there may be the finest wines known to man....

Direct download: The_Flashing_Blade_Podcast_1-81.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:35pm UTC

The Flashing Blade Podcast 1-80

It's time to unwrap those soft centers as, after a month off, The Flashing Blade returns. Jo! and Tony look at Dr. Who and the Daleks and Bob, Rob and Lillibet look at various Big Finish releases....


So close you can feel our fire!

Direct download: The_Flashing_Blade_Podcast_1-80.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:13pm UTC

The Flashing Blade Podcast Interview Special Number Nine: Paddy Kingsland

At last! At last Tony gets to talk with Paddy Kingsland - the man behind some beautiful musical scores for Doctor Who, Hitchiker's Guide and, ooh, lots more. Tony's been waiting over 30 years for this. Oh dear.

Contained within are memories about The BBC Radiophonic Workshop, Hitchikers, Doctor Who, The Generic Sci-Fi Quarry, the Workshop's live gig at The Roundhouse and much more...


With many thanks to Dr Phil from Adventures In Time, Space And Music for inviting us in on this.

Direct download: The_Flashing_Blade_Podcast_Interview_Special_9_Paddy_Kingsland.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:59pm UTC

A Flashing Blade Natter With Dr Phil Serna.mp3

A short time ago, Doctor Phil Serna, from the Adventures In Time, Space And Music podcast, got in touch with Tony and asked him if he'd like to interview Paddy Kingsland. Now, regular views of The Flashing Blade Podcast will be aware that Tony has a slight... Hmm... liking for said composer.


Tony agreed.


What you have hear is the pre-match waffle. A chat between Tony and Dr. Phil about Paddy, the BBC Radiophonic Workshop and music in Doctor Who.


For added musical ambience, listen to this on Phil's site, when he releases it shortly...


Next: The Paddy Kingsland Interview - coming soon....


Direct download: A_Flashing_Blade_Natter_With_Dr_Phil_Serna.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:48pm UTC

The Flashing Blade Podcast 1-79

A Christmas Carol gets a look see by Jo! and, well, er... Not-Bob. You see, Bob sort of varnished.... Anyway, Tony is there. Thats good, isn't it? I said 'isn't it?????'



Ah, suit yerselves!

Direct download: The_Flashing_Blade_Podcast_1-79.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:51pm UTC