Doctor Who: The Writers' Room
Episode 3 - Barry Letts & Robert Sloman

This month, Erik and Kyle leave the glitzy sheen of the 1980s for the CSO-saturated '70s for four stories by the writing team of producer Barry Letts and Robert Sloman. Sloman and Letts, or "Sletts" as you'll soon be calling them, penned "The Daemons," "The Time Monster," "The Green Death," and "Planet of the Spiders." Place your bets now as to which one the fellas like the best. It's a heap of mysticism, some creatures that don't make sense, and more half-researched literary allusions than you can shake a sonic screwdriver at. Time to play this month's game: How Useful is UNIT?

Direct download: DWTWR_episode_3.mp3
Category:Doctor Who -- posted at: 3:00am EST

Episode #2 - Christopher Bailey & Barbara Clegg

This month, Erik and Kyle, doing a near-complete 180 from the kind of writing done by '80s script editor Eric Saward, are discussing the work of Christopher Bailey ("Kinda" and "Snakedance") and Barbara Clegg ("Enlightenment"). Lots of philopsophy, myth, and Wikipedia Buddhism gets bandied about as the conversation proceeds. It's a pretty rich tapestry; a whole episode could be gleaned from "Kinda" alone. Plus, the first installment in what will probably be a recurring game gets played: Who's More Rapey? Also, despite Kyle's many incorrect mentions to the contrary, the next episode will be next MONTH, not next week.

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Direct download: Episode_2_-_Christopher_Bailey__Barbara_Clegg.mp3
Category:Doctor Who -- posted at: 4:00am EST

Episode 1 - Eric Saward

It's finally here! The first episode has landed and Kyle and Erik have chosen to spend it speaking about the controversial, divisive writer from the 1980s, Eric Saward, who wrote five stories: "The Visitation," "Earthshock," "Resurrection of the Daleks," "Attack of the Cybermen," and "Revelation of the Daleks." How well does he write bad guys? What's his fascination with mercenaries? Who's to blame for "Attack of the Cybermen?" All of this and more will be dissected. Enjoy!

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Direct download: DWTWR_episode_1.mp3
Category:Doctor Who -- posted at: 4:00am EST

Episode 0 - Hello!

Ahoy and welcome! In this new monthly Doctor Who podcast, Erik and Kyle will be discussing the various writers that have shaped and molded the series over the years by focusing specifically on writing style, story structures, and overall impact. It'll be a lot of fun! New episodes will drop on the 15th of the month. Hope to see you there!

Direct download: DWTWR_episode_0.mp3
Category:Doctor Who -- posted at: 1:54pm EST