299 episodes

A fortnightly podcast, featuring random thoughts from the Staggering Stories team. Mainly featuring discussion on television Science Fiction such as Doctor Who, Torchwood, Battlestar Galactica, Firefly, Star Trek, Star Wars, Babylon 5, Life on Mars, Ashes to Ashes, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Blake's 7 and so many more. Also general randomness on MMOs and all manner of other geek topics! Come and join in on the insanity!

Staggering Stories Podcast The Staggering Stories Team

    • TV & Film
    • 4.8 • 26 Ratings

A fortnightly podcast, featuring random thoughts from the Staggering Stories team. Mainly featuring discussion on television Science Fiction such as Doctor Who, Torchwood, Battlestar Galactica, Firefly, Star Trek, Star Wars, Babylon 5, Life on Mars, Ashes to Ashes, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Blake's 7 and so many more. Also general randomness on MMOs and all manner of other geek topics! Come and join in on the insanity!

    The Regathering

    The Regathering

    Summary:

    Adam J Purcell, Andy Simpkins, Fake Keith and the Real Keith Dunn recount their time at the recent Whooverville 12 Doctor Who convention, review the BBC’s Ghosts TV series, play a game, find some general news, and a variety of other stuff, specifically:



    * 00:00 – Intro and theme tune.

    * 00:46 — Welcome!

    * 01:11 – News:

    * 01:21 — The Rocketeer: Disney reboot flying in.

    * 03:46 — Rick and Morty: Live-action action.

    * 06:07 — Tony Selby: DEAD!

    * 07:55 — Doctor Who: John Bishop told off.

    * 10:45 – Whooverville 12 (Doctor Who convention).

    * 27:20 – Game: Things in Five Words.

    * 31:38 – Ghosts (BBC TV series).

    * 45:52 – Emails and listener feedback.

    * 46:04 – Crumbly’s Corner

    * 49:46 – Farewell for this podcast!

    * 50:29 — End theme, disclaimer, copyright, etc.



    Vital Links:



    * Staggering Stories.

    * Wikipedia: The Rocketeer (film).

    * Wikipedia: Rick and Morty.

    * Wikipedia: Tony Selby.

    * Wikipedia: John Bishop.

    * BBC: Doctor Who.

    * Whooverville Doctor Who convention.

    * Wikipedia: Ghosts (2019 TV series).

    * Stitcher: Smartphone podcast streaming app.

    * Facebook: Staggering Stories Group.

    • 52 min
    Respond to All Starfish

    Respond to All Starfish

    Summary:

    Adam J Purcell, Andy Simpkins, Fake Keith, Jean Riddler and the Real Keith Dunn review Big Finish’s Doctor Who: The Ninth Doctor Adventures – Respond to All Calls and the 2021 film The Suicide Squad, find some general news, and a variety of other stuff, specifically:



    * 00:00 – Intro and theme tune.

    * 00:45 — Welcome!

    * 01:27 – News:

    * 01:36 — Doctor Who: The BBC to get radical?

    * 04:06 — Star Trek: Day of the Trekkies.

    * 06:29 — Marvel: Man cosplays Thor with a Tesla coil.

    * 08:32 — Aliens: NERF go bug hunting.

    * 10:32 — Doctor Who: The Web of Fear – Keith’s animated rant.

    * 16:36 – The Suicide Squad (2021 film).

    * 31:19 – Doctor Who: Ninth Doctor Adventures Vol. 2 – Respond to all Calls.

    * 45:11 – Emails and listener feedback.

    * 57:57 – Crumbly’s Corner

    * 61:32 – Farewell for this podcast!

    * 62:57 — End theme, disclaimer, copyright, etc.



    Vital Links:



    * Staggering Stories.

    * BBC: Doctor Who.

    * Star Trek Day.

    * Wikipedia: Thor (Marvel Cinematic Universe).

    * Wikipedia: Aliens (film).

    * Wikipedia: The Web of Fear.

    * Wikipedia: The Suicide Squad (film).

    * Big Finish: Doctor Who: The Ninth Doctor Adventures – Respond to All Calls.

    * Stitcher: Smartphone podcast streaming app.

    * Facebook: Staggering Stories Group.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Sontaran Milkshake

    Sontaran Milkshake

    Summary:

    Adam J Purcell, Andy Simpkins, Fake Keith and the Real Keith Dunn review the 1975 Doctor Who story The Sontaran Experiment and the 2021 Karen Gillan film Gunpowder Milkshake, find some general news, and a variety of other stuff, specifically:



    * 00:00 – Intro and theme tune.

    * 01:27 — Welcome!

    * 02:01 – News:

    * 02:13 — Doctor Who: Series 13 gets direction.

    * 04:20 — Star Wars: The Bad Batch rises again.

    * 05:29 — Una Stubbs: DEAD!

    * 07:34 — Star Wars: Expensive Disney hotel.

    * 11:16 — Netflix goes all Marvel.

    * 13:30 – Gunpowder Milkshake.

    * 29:27 – Doctor Who: The Sontaran Experiment.

    * 45:35 – Emails and listener feedback.

    * 51:02 – Farewell for this podcast!

    * 52:09 — End theme, disclaimer, copyright, etc.



    Vital Links:



    * Staggering Stories.

    * BBC: Doctor Who.

    * Star Wars.

    * Wikipedia: Una Stubbs.

    * Wikipedia: The Witcher (TV series).

    * Wikipedia: Gunpowder Milkshake.

    * Wikipedia: The Sontaran Experiment.

    * BBC: Doctor Who – The Sontaran Experiment.

    * Stitcher: Smartphone podcast streaming app.

    * Facebook: Staggering Stories Group.

    • 53 min
    Return of the Casting Circus

    Return of the Casting Circus

    Summary:

    Adam J Purcell, Andy Simpkins, Fake Keith, Jean Riddler and the Real Keith Dunn discuss both Jodie Whittaker and Chris Chibnall’s departure from Doctor Who and review the 2021 series The Watch, find some general news, and a variety of other stuff, specifically:



    * 00:00 – Intro and theme tune.

    * 01:27 — Welcome!

    * 02:01 – News:

    * 02:08 — Doctor Who: Whittaker and Chibnall prepare for their end.

    * 05:30 — Another bite of Sweet Tooth.

    * 07:27 — Doctor Who: Martha Jones is back (in audio form).

    * 09:32 — Neil Gaiman: Anansi Boys TV series coming.

    * 12:54 — Sandman 2.

    * 15:03 – Doctor Who: Whittaker’s departure and who’s next?

    * 64:15 – The Watch (2021 TV series).

    * 86:54 – Emails and listener feedback.

    * 97:54 – Farewell for this podcast!

    * 98:38 — End theme, disclaimer, copyright, etc.



    Vital Links:



    * Staggering Stories.

    * BBC: Doctor Who.

    * Wikipedia: Jodie Whittaker.

    * Wikipedia: Chris Chibnall.

    * Wikipedia: Sweet Tooth (TV series).

    * Neil Gaiman.

    * Wikipedia: Anansi Boys.

    * Wikipedia: The Sandman (Vertigo).

    * Wikipedia: The Watch (TV series).

    * Stitcher: Smartphone podcast streaming app.

    * Facebook: Staggering Stories Group.

    • 1 hr 42 min
    Glorious Purpose

    Glorious Purpose

    Summary:

    Adam J Purcell, Andy Simpkins, Fake Keith, Jean Riddler and the Real Keith Dunn discuss Doctor Who: Season 24 (1987) and review the 2021 Disney+ series Loki (season one), find some general news, and a variety of other stuff, specifically:



    * 00:00 – Intro and theme tune.

    * 01:32 — Welcome!

    * 02:51 – News:

    * 03:00 — Loki: Gains a season but loses direction.

    * 04:54 — Cancellations: Cursed and Lovecraft Country no more.

    * 07:50 — Moomin Valley: Thurd season.

    * 09:07 — Doctor Who RPG: New edition, with added Whittaker.

    * 11:22 – Loki (2021 Disney+ series).

    * 33:53 – 30 Second Recommendation: Black Widow (2021 Marvel film).

    * 36:52 – Doctor Who: Season 24 (1987).

    * 63:38 – Emails and listener feedback.

    * 68:04 – Farewell for this podcast!

    * 69:16 — End theme, disclaimer, copyright, etc.



    Vital Links:



    * Staggering Stories.

    * Wikipedia: Loki (TV series).

    * Wikipedia: Cursed (2020 TV series).

    * Wikipedia: Lovecraft Country (TV series).

    * Moominvalley.

    * BBC: Doctor Who.

    * Cubicle 7 (Makers of the Doctor Who: The Roleplaying Game).

    * Wikipedia: Black Widow (2021 film).

    * Wikipedia: Doctor Who (season 24).

    * Stitcher: Smartphone podcast streaming app.

    * Facebook: Staggering Stories Group.

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Bubble Wrap Emu of Death

    Bubble Wrap Emu of Death

    Summary:

    Adam J Purcell, Andy Simpkins, Fake Keith, Jean Riddler and the Real Keith Dunn review Doctor Who: The Ark in Space and the 2021 Netflix series Sweet Tooth, find some general news, and a variety of other stuff, specifically:



    * 00:00 – Intro and theme tune.

    * 01:09 — Welcome!

    * 01:53 – News:

    * 02:00 — Doctor Who: Animated Daleks being evil.

    * 04:40 — Good Omens: The second coming.

    * 08:32 — Jackie Lane: DEAD!

    * 10:40 — The Last of Us: Filming has started.

    * 13:03 – Doctor Who: The Ark in Space.

    * 33:10 – Sweet Tooth (2021 Netflix series).

    * 50:09 – Emails and listener feedback.

    * 51:28 – Farewell for this podcast!

    * 52:18 — End theme, disclaimer, copyright, etc.



    Vital Links:



    * Staggering Stories.

    * BBC: Doctor Who.

    * Wikipedia: Good Omens (miniseries).

    * Wikipedia: Jackie Lane (actress).

    * Wikipedia: The Last of Us.

    * Wikipedia: The Ark in Space.

    * BBC: Doctor Who The Ark in Space.

    * Wikipedia: Sweet Tooth (TV series).

    * Stitcher: Smartphone podcast streaming app.

    * Facebook: Staggering Stories Group.

    • 54 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
26 Ratings

26 Ratings

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This is the first podcast I discovered when I got my first iPod, all those years ago.

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