Pearl Mackie is the new Doctor Who 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 meta Dalek-mocking nonsense. But what did we think of it?
PLUS: We talk everything from Star Wars to Torchwood, via Monty Python.
Your hosts this week are James McLean, and Christian Cawley.
Shownotes Series 6 Episode 9
- Pearl Mackie announcement
- New Doctor Who companion trailer
- Pearl Mackie on Twitter
- Torchwood on Big Finish
- Torchwood comic strip by John Barrowman
- Tennant and Smith @ Wizard World
- Matt Smith and Karen Smith auditioned for Merlin
- Tennant in Capaldi cosplay
- Record Store Day
- Turrican soundtrack
- Square pink record from Oink!
- Monty Python flexi discs
- Dr Who and the Daleks
- Dalek Invasion of Earth
- Genesis of the Daleks
- Michelle Gomez’s BAFTA nomination
- Brian Blessed in The Blackadder
- Star Wars: The Clone Wars
Theme tune by Russell Hugo. Thanks, Russell!
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