We are exceptionally honoured to welcome former DWM editor Gary Gillatt to the Something Who bunker for a chat about a couple of stories that have a musicial theme to them: 7th Doctor story Delta and the Bannermen, from Season 24, and 11th Doctor story Rings or Akhaten from Series 7B. This episode is the first half of that conversation and features Delta and the Bannermen.

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You can find Gary on Twitter @Gary_Gillatt and see his work in Inside Soap magazine.

Giles' book A History of the Universe in 21 Stars: (and 3 Imposters) can be found in all good bookshops and also here: https://www.amazon.co.uk/History-Universe-21-Stars-Imposters/dp/1787394654/

Gav's book Doctor Who: Dalek Combat Training Manual can be found here (other retailers are available) https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1785945327/

Also find his excellent YouTube series Terry Nation Army here: https://youtube.com/user/Dalek6388. And they've got a podcast here: https://dalek6388.podbean.com/ which you should definitely listen to, once you've heard this.

Richard has another podcast with co-host Emily, called "If It's Hurting, It's not Working" and it's a fun and informative look at work - why we work, how we work, and what makes a great job. And also what makes a great workplace, how to turn things round when we're not enjoying our work and, in the end, how we can all make our work better. Go to https://ifhurtnotwork.podbean.com/ and https://ifhurtnot.work for more. Episode 9 is a timely discussion about money and work.

The opening music is Three Guitars Mood 2 and, yes, that is Richard playing the ukulele and kazoo on possibly the worst ever version of the Doctor Who theme tune at the end.

We welcome back Ellie (a.k.a. TARDIS Monkey) to this episode for the second half of our discussion about a couple of stories featuring villages that are really cut off from civilisation: Season 8's The Daemon, with the 3rd Doctor and 13th Doctor story Village of the Angels from the most recent Flux series. This second half predominantly features Angels, but we talk about the wider Flux story and the links between the two stories.

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You can find Ellie on Twitter @tardis_monkey (that's what we did).

Giles' book A History of the Universe in 21 Stars: (and 3 Imposters) can be found in all good bookshops and also here: https://www.amazon.co.uk/History-Universe-21-Stars-Imposters/dp/1787394654/

Gav's book Doctor Who: Dalek Combat Training Manual can be found here (other retailers are available) https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1785945327/

Also find his excellent YouTube series Terry Nation Army here: https://youtube.com/user/Dalek6388. And they've started a new podcast here: https://dalek6388.podbean.com/ which you should definitely listen to, once you've heard this.

Richard has another podcast with co-host Emily, called "If It's Hurting, It's not Working" and it's a fun and informative look at work - why we work, how we work, and what makes a great job. And also what makes a great workplace, how to turn things round when we're not enjoying our work and, in the end, how we can all make our work better. Go to https://ifhurtnotwork.podbean.com/ and https://ifhurtnot.work for more. Episode 8 is a chat with former senior civil servant Clare and you can hear a trailer at the end of this episode.

The opening music is Three Guitars Mood 2 and, yes, that is Richard playing the ukulele and kazoo on possibly the worst ever version of the Doctor Who theme tune at the end.

We welcome the fantastic Ellie (a.k.a. TARDIS Monkey) to this episode to join most of the usual crew - Gav, Giles and Richard.

After Ellie has given us a motivational slideshow in the Something Who Bunker, it's time to look at a couple of stories featuring villages that are really cut off from civilisation: Season 8's The Daemon, with the 3rd Doctor and 13th Doctor story Village of the Angels from the most recent Flux series.

This episode features the first half of our discussion and so is only about The Daemons. Look out for the second half, coming soon.

Please like or share our podcast with people who will enjoy it, so we can build our listener base high for happiness. You can rate us directly on Apple Podcasts or Podchaser.com

You can find Ellie on Twitter @tardis_monkey (that's what we did).

Giles' book A History of the Universe in 21 Stars: (and 3 Imposters) can be found in all good bookshops and also here: https://www.amazon.co.uk/History-Universe-21-Stars-Imposters/dp/1787394654/

Gav's book Doctor Who: Dalek Combat Training Manual can be found here (other retailers are available) https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1785945327/

Also find his excellent YouTube series Terry Nation Army here: https://youtube.com/user/Dalek6388. And they've started a new podcast here: https://dalek6388.podbean.com/ which you should definitely listen to, once you've heard this.

Richard's other podcast is called "If It's Hurting, It's not Working" and it's a fun and informative look at work - why we work, how we work, and what makes a great job. And also what makes a great workplace, how to turn things round when we're not enjoying our work and, in the end, how we can all make our work better. Go to https://ifhurtnotwork.podbean.com/ and https://ifhurtnot.work for more. Episode 7 is a look at how we can improve our mental health at work and you can hear a trailer at the end of this episode.

The opening music is Three Guitars Mood 2 and, yes, that is Richard playing the ukulele and kazoo on possibly the worst ever version of the Doctor Who theme tune at the end.

It's the second half of our pirate special looking at a couple of stories: Season 6's The Space Pirates, featuring the 2nd Doctor and 10th Doctor story Curse of the Black Spot from Series 6.

We welcome Tim to this episode to join his Missing Episodes podcast co-host Paul, plus Gav, Giles and Richard.

This episode features the end of our discussion about The Space Pirates, then is mostly about Curse of the Black Spot.

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The Missing Episodes podcast can be found at: https://missingepisodes.podbean.com/

Giles' book A History of the Universe in 21 Stars: (and 3 Imposters) can be found in all good bookshops and also here: https://www.amazon.co.uk/History-Universe-21-Stars-Imposters/dp/1787394654/

Gav's book Doctor Who: Dalek Combat Training Manual can be found here (other retailers are available) https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1785945327/

Also find his excellent YouTube series Terry Nation Army here: https://youtube.com/user/Dalek6388. And they've started a new podcast here: https://dalek6388.podbean.com/ which you should definitely listen to, once you've heard this.

And head over to https://www.bigfinish.com/, where we all love Paul's stories, especially for the Doctor Who and Jago and Litefoot ranges.

Richard's other podcast is called "If It's Hurting, It's not Working" and it's a fun and informative look at work - why we work, how we work, and what makes a great job. And also what makes a great workplace, how to turn things round when we're not enjoying our work and, in the end, how we can all make our work better. Go to https://ifhurtnotwork.podbean.com/ and https://ifhurtnot.work for more. Episode 6 is a chat with CEO Paul Donovan and you can hear a trailer at the end of this episode.

The opening music is Three Guitars Mood 2 and, yes, that is Richard playing the ukulele and kazoo on possibly the worst ever version of the Doctor Who theme tune at the end.

We welcome Tim to this episode to join his Missing Episodes podcast co-host Paul, plus Gav, Giles and Richard.

After Tim and Paul encounter a real old timer out in deep fandom, we settle down to look at a couple of piratical stories: Season 6's The Space Pirates, featuring the 2nd Doctor and 10th Doctor story Curse of the Black Spot from Series 6.

This episode features the first half of our discussion and so is only about The Space Pirates. Look out for the second half, coming soon.

Please like or share our podcast with people who will enjoy it, so we can build our listener base high for happiness. You can rate us directly on Apple Podcasts or Podchaser.com

The Missing Episodes podcast can be found at: https://missingepisodes.podbean.com/

Giles' book A History of the Universe in 21 Stars: (and 3 Imposters) can be found in all good bookshops and also here: https://www.amazon.co.uk/History-Universe-21-Stars-Imposters/dp/1787394654/

Gav's book Doctor Who: Dalek Combat Training Manual can be found here (other retailers are available) https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1785945327/

Also find his excellent YouTube series Terry Nation Army here: https://youtube.com/user/Dalek6388. And they've started a new podcast here: https://dalek6388.podbean.com/ which you should definitely listen to, once you've heard this.

And head over to https://www.bigfinish.com/, where we all love Paul's stories, especially for the Doctor Who and Jago and Litefoot ranges.

Richard's other podcast is called "If It's Hurting, It's not Working" and it's a fun and informative look at work - why we work, how we work, and what makes a great job. And also what makes a great workplace, how to turn things round when we're not enjoying our work and, in the end, how we can all make our work better. Go to https://ifhurtnotwork.podbean.com/ and https://ifhurtnot.work for more. Episode 5 is all about New Year and you can hear a trailer at the end of this episode.

The opening music is Three Guitars Mood 2 and, yes, that is Richard playing the ukulele and kazoo on possibly the worst ever version of the Doctor Who theme tune at the end.

Here's a compilation of some of the highlights of Something Who from 2021.

It was the year that Gav was persuaded to join the existing team of Richard, Paul and Giles. We have a discussion about the merits of Richard Martin as a director on Doctor Who, Chris Chapman explains how he told the story of Elisabeth Sladen in his documentary "Our Sarah Jane", we chat about The Crimson Horror, including our various meetings with Matthew Sweet, Tim joins us for The Gunfighters, while Gav rants about its historical accuracy, Paul Hayes talks about his book "The Long Game" and we discuss some issues with Mawdryn Undead.

Peruse our back catalogue for the full versions of all of these clips and, if you enjoy them, please leave a review on Apple Podcasts or similar platform.

The opening music is Three Guitars Mood 2 and, yes, that is Richard playing the ukulele and kazoo on possibly the worst ever version of the Doctor Who theme tune at the end.

Richard arrives in the Something Who bunker and unfortunately breaks the fourth wall at the time of year you really struggle to get a builder.

This is our Christmas special, comparing the first Doctor Who Christmas episode of all - 1965's The Feast of Steven, Episode 7 of the epic Daleks' Master Plan - with the Christmas Invasion, the the first Christmas special of the modern era from 2005. With excursions into Terry Nation's comedy, Hancock and variety shows.

Please like or share our podcast with people who will enjoy it, so we can build our listener base high for happiness. You can rate us directly on Apple Podcasts or Podchaser.com

Giles' book A History of the Universe in 21 Stars: (and 3 Imposters) can be found in all good bookshops and also here: https://www.amazon.co.uk/History-Universe-21-Stars-Imposters/dp/1787394654/

Gav's book Doctor Who: Dalek Combat Training Manual can be found here (other retailers are available) https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1785945327/

Also find his excellent YouTube series Terry Nation Army here: https://youtube.com/user/Dalek6388. And they've started a new podcast here: https://dalek6388.podbean.com/ which you should definitely listen to, once you've heard this.

And head over to https://www.bigfinish.com/, where we all love Paul's stories, especially for the Doctor Who and Jago and Litefoot ranges.

Richard's other podcast is called "If It's Hurting, It's not Working" and it's a fun and informative look at work - why we work, how we work, and what makes a great job. And also what makes a great workplace, how to turn things round when we're not enjoying our work and, in the end, how we can all make our work better. Got to https://ifhurtnotwork.podbean.com/ and https://ifhurtnot.work for more. Episode 4 is all about Christmas and you can hear a trailer in the middle of this episode.

The opening music is Three Guitars Mood 2 and, yes, that is Richard playing the ukulele and kazoo on possibly the worst ever version of the Doctor Who theme tune at the end.

We're back with the second half of our Anniversary special, comparing the first Doctor Who Story of all with the TV Movie. Both of which go by a variety of titles. This half focuses on the TV Movie / Doctor Who (1997) / The McGann one with the Pertwee logo / The Enemy Within.

Please like or share our podcast with people who will enjoy it, so we can build our listener base high for happiness. You can rate us directly on Apple Podcasts or Podchaser.com

Giles' book A History of the Universe in 21 Stars: (and 3 Imposters) can be found in all good bookshops and also here: https://www.amazon.co.uk/History-Universe-21-Stars-Imposters/dp/1787394654/

Gav's book Doctor Who: Dalek Combat Training Manual can be found here (other retailers are available) https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1785945327/

Also find his excellent YouTube series Terry Nation Army here: https://youtube.com/user/Dalek6388. And they've started a new podcast here: https://dalek6388.podbean.com/ which you should definitely listen to, once you've heard this.

And head over to https://www.bigfinish.com/, where we all love Paul's stories, especially for the Doctor Who and Jago and Litefoot ranges.

Richard's other podcast is called "If It's Hurting, It's not Working" and it's a fun and informative look at work - why we work, how we work, and what makes a great job. And also what makes a great workplace, how to turn things round when we're not enjoying our work and, in the end, how we can all make our work better. https://ifhurtnotwork.podbean.com/

The opening music is Three Guitars Mood 2 and, yes, that is Richard playing the ukulele and kazoo on possibly the worst ever version of the Doctor Who theme tune at the end.

When Paul and Giles burst into the editing suite, there's little choice but to marvel at the Audacity of it all.

This is the first half of our Anniversary special, comparing the first Doctor Who Story of all with the TV Movie. Both of which go by a variety of titles. This half focuses exclusively on An Unearthly Child / The Tribe of Gum / 100000 BC, but stick around, the second half will be along as soon as we've edited it.

Please like or share our podcast with people who will enjoy it, so we can build our listener base high for happiness. You can rate us directly on Apple Podcasts or Podchaser.com

Giles' book A History of the Universe in 21 Stars: (and 3 Imposters) can be found in all good bookshops and also here: https://www.amazon.co.uk/History-Universe-21-Stars-Imposters/dp/1787394654/

Gav's book Doctor Who: Dalek Combat Training Manual can be found here (other retailers are available) https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1785945327/

Also find his excellent YouTube series Terry Nation Army here: https://youtube.com/user/Dalek6388. And they've started a new podcast here: https://dalek6388.podbean.com/ which you should definitely listen to, once you've heard this.

And head over to https://www.bigfinish.com/, where we all love Paul's stories, especially for the Doctor Who and Jago and Litefoot ranges.

Richard's other podcast is called "If It's Hurting, It's not Working" and it's a fun and informative look at work - why we work, how we work, and what makes a great job. And also what makes a great workplace, how to turn things round when we're not enjoying our work and, in the end, how we can all make our work better. https://ifhurtnotwork.podbean.com/ Episode 3 is now out and there's a trailer at the end, before the outtakes.

The opening music is Three Guitars Mood 2 and, yes, that is Richard playing the ukulele and kazoo on possibly the worst ever version of the Doctor Who theme tune at the end.

This is the second half of our comparison of The Mind Robber and Amy's Choice. This part focuses mostly on Amy's Choice, but towards the end we start talking about The Mind Robber again.

Please like or share our podcast with people who will enjoy it, so we can build our listener base high for happiness. You can rate us directly on Apple Podcasts or Podchaser.com

Giles' book A History of the Universe in 21 Stars: (and 3 Imposters) can be found in all good bookshops and also here: https://www.amazon.co.uk/History-Universe-21-Stars-Imposters/dp/1787394654/

Gav's book Doctor Who: Dalek Combat Training Manual can be found here (other retailers are available) https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1785945327/

Also find his excellent YouTube series Terry Nation Army here: https://youtube.com/user/Dalek6388. And they've started a new podcast here: https://dalek6388.podbean.com/ which you should definitely listen to, once you've heard this.

And head over to https://www.bigfinish.com/, where we all love Paul's stories, especially for the Doctor Who and Jago and Litefoot ranges.

Richard's other podcast is called "If It's Hurting, It's not Working" and it's a fun and informative look at work - why we work, how we work, and what makes a great job. And also what makes a great workplace, how to turn things round when we're not enjoying our work and, in the end, how we can all make our work better. https://ifhurtnotwork.podbean.com/

The opening music is Three Guitars Mood 2 and, yes, that is Richard playing the ukulele and kazoo on possibly the worst ever version of the Doctor Who theme tune at the end.

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