A podcast discussing Doctor Who-related items, more often than not in threes, whether stories, guests, or anything else. Featuring Big Finish's Kenny Smith, and in the early episodes, regular appearances from Tom Harris and David Steel (not the former Liberal Party leader). These days, expect Dr John Bollan and a variety of guests to pop up!
110: Catch 22
1:12:59Season 22 is out on bluray next week, and to mark the occasion - one day after Kenny's birthday on 19 June - we meet some of the people involve in its creation. We start with a chat with guest star Martin Jarvis, about memories of Vengeance on Varos, then meet Peter Crocker, who has restored the video, while Richard Bignell takes us through his work on creating the PDF archive for this story. Our final interviewee is Chris Chapman, who tells us about documentary making - and animating missing episodes - for the official BBC releases.
109: Water Good Idea
43:14This week, we're back with another interview episode. Kenny has a chat with Joshua Pruett, the writer of The Tides of the Moon in Water Worlds, the first of the new Sixth Doctor box sets from Big Finish. It's not just Doctor Who, as they chat about writing for hit animated series, including Milo Murphy's Law and Phineas and Ferb!
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108: The Wyrm That Turned
53:34The Power of 3 returns with an episode celebrating the New Adventures. On June 20 this year, it's 31 years since the release for Virgin Publishing's first original Doctor Who novel Timewyrm: Genesys, and Kenny chats with the man behind it, John Peel (NOT THAT ONE!). And, just like Kenny's done on Pieces of Eighth, we've got two sections of the novel brought to life, including the very first section of the book!
107: Ncuti Doc Thing
31:26Ncuti Gatwa IS the Doctor - that's what DWM will be telling us very soon! The Power of 3 returns after a wee holiday, to celebrate the casting of the new Doctor, as a fourth Scot takes the helm of the TARDIS. Find out how Kenny, Dave, Dr John and Steevie have reacted!
106: Crystal Clear
26:05We're back after a wee break. This week, we've got an in-person interview which Kenny conducted in Glasgow with Rebecca Thornhill, who starred in Doctor Who - The Ultimate Adventure, with Jon Pertwee and Colin Baker. She's also worked with two other Doctors - but which ones? Find out as Kenny reconnects with someone he last interviewed in 1994!
105: Sontar Ha!
49:42We've a celebrity introduction to this week's episode! Join Kenny, John and Steevie as they have a sit down to chat about the Sontarans, which recently returned to TV screens in Flux. And, they're briefly joined by Andrew Smith - writer of Lost Story The First Sontarans, originally planned for Season 22 on TV - who shares his thoughts on his favourite Sontaran design. (We plan ahead - this insert was recorded in early December!)
103: Go Forth
1:16:09The Power of 3 lives up to its name, with three special guests! We're looking at The Way of the Burryman and The Forth Generation, the concluding two-part story in the first run of Big Finish Ninth Doctor Adventures - and it's another one set in Scotland! We meet Roy Gill, the writer of the adventure, as well as another Scots contributor, sound designer Iain Meadows, and cover artist Tom Webster - the latter two talking about their work on these stories for the first time, as they're not on the official interviews!
102: Playing the Long Game
33:49Remember the Wilderness Years? That horrible period when Doctor Who was out of production with no sign of coming back? Paul Hayes has chronicled that period from 1996-2003, when it was announced the show was coming back under Russell T Davies, in a new book, The Long Game, and he spoke to our Kenny about writing it. It's fantastic read, if you haven't got it yet!
46:58The Power of 3 returns after a week off - and we're chatting with an Audie Award nominee - Big Finish regular, Tracy Wiles. Who just happens to be Scottish. We chat about how she came to work for Big Finish, narrating Fits and Starts: A Memoir of Living With Epilepsy by Franziska Thomas, and its award nomination.