100 episodes

A Doctor Who fan podcast in which we analyze the themes, stories and symbolism of the BBC TV Series 'Doctor Who'.

Secrets of Doctor Who SQPN

    • TV & Film
    • 4.9 • 90 Ratings

A Doctor Who fan podcast in which we analyze the themes, stories and symbolism of the BBC TV Series 'Doctor Who'.

    The Daemons

    The Daemons

    WHO233: The 3rd Doctor deals with the Master who poses as village vicar summoning demons. Jimmy, Dom, and Fr. Cory talk about how the BBC ordered no mention of God; the science vs. occult theme; and the occurrence of horned beings through mythology. Plus Morris dancing! We also remember in prayer Damaris Hayman, who played Miss Olive Hawthorne in this episode and just died on June 8, 2021.

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    * You can watch most Classic Doctor Who on Britbox, which is a subscription service, but some must be purchased separately on iTunes or Amazon. Eighth Doctor audio stories may be purchased at Big Finish or on Audible.com. (SQPN has no affiliation with Britbox or Big Finish.)

    * Purchase books, Blu-rays, and more at the Secrets of Doctor Who store.

    * Join the conversation at the Secrets of Doctor Who Facebook page.

    * Send us your feedback or comments at doctorwho@sqpn.com



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    • 50 min
    The Greatest Show in the Galaxy

    The Greatest Show in the Galaxy

    WHO225: The 7th Doctor and Ace go to a demented circus. Jimmy, Dom, and Fr. Cory discuss fear of clowns, hippie circuses, werewolves, and the gods of Ragnarok, plus Sylvester McCoy’s real magic tricks he performs on-screen.

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    * Leave us a review on Apple Podcasts!

    * You can watch most Classic Doctor Who on Britbox, which is a subscription service, but some must be purchased separately on iTunes or Amazon. Eighth Doctor audio stories may be purchased at Big Finish or on Audible.com. (SQPN has no affiliation with Britbox or Big Finish.)

    * Purchase books, Blu-rays, and more at the Secrets of Doctor Who store.

    * Join the conversation at the Secrets of Doctor Who Facebook page.

    * Send us your feedback or comments at doctorwho@sqpn.com



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    • 43 min
    Night Terrors (11)

    Night Terrors (11)

    WHO224: The 11th Doctor comes to the aid of a scared little boy whose night terrors become real. Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha this fairy tale horror story about the unconditional love of a father for his unusual son.

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    * Leave us a review on Apple Podcasts!

    * You can watch most Classic Doctor Who on Britbox, which is a subscription service, but some must be purchased separately on iTunes or Amazon. Eighth Doctor audio stories may be purchased at Big Finish or on Audible.com. (SQPN has no affiliation with Britbox or Big Finish.)

    * Purchase books, Blu-rays, and more at the Secrets of Doctor Who store.

    * Join the conversation at the Secrets of Doctor Who Facebook page.

    * Send us your feedback or comments at doctorwho@sqpn.com



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    • 32 min
    The Mysterious Planet

    The Mysterious Planet

    WHO223: The Trial of a Time Lord begins! Jimmy, Dom, and Fr. Cory talk about the first part of the 6th Doctor’s “trial” season that brings him to an “alien” planet that turns out to be a post-apocalyptic Earth run by a domineering robot. Plus lots of Valeyard name puns.

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    * Leave us a review on Apple Podcasts!

    * You can watch most Classic Doctor Who on Britbox, which is a subscription service, but some must be purchased separately on iTunes or Amazon. Eighth Doctor audio stories may be purchased at Big Finish or on Audible.com. (SQPN has no affiliation with Britbox or Big Finish.)

    * Purchase books, Blu-rays, and more at the Secrets of Doctor Who store.

    * Join the conversation at the Secrets of Doctor Who Facebook page.

    * Send us your feedback or comments at doctorwho@sqpn.com



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    • 50 min
    Let’s Kill Hitler

    Let’s Kill Hitler

    WHO222: With the Doctor tracking down Amy and Rory’s missing baby, they encounter a mysterious group tampering with time. Dom, Jimmy, and Fr. Cory discuss the ethics of punishing historical criminals in the way described here as well as an element introduced here to be important later.

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    * Leave us a review on Apple Podcasts!

    * You can watch most Classic Doctor Who on Britbox, which is a subscription service, but some must be purchased separately on iTunes or Amazon. Eighth Doctor audio stories may be purchased at Big Finish or on Audible.com. (SQPN has no affiliation with Britbox or Big Finish.)

    * Purchase books, Blu-rays, and more at the Secrets of Doctor Who store.

    * Join the conversation at the Secrets of Doctor Who Facebook page.

    * Send us your feedback or comments at doctorwho@sqpn.com



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    • 57 min
    Arc of Infinity

    Arc of Infinity

    WHO221: Omega in Amsterdam! Jimmy, Dom, and Fr. Cory discuss this 5th Doctor story that includes future 6th Doctor, Colin Baker; lots of Doctor Who mythology; the Time Lords on Gallifrey; and capital punishment among the Time Lords.

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    Links for this episode:



    * Leave us a review on Apple Podcasts!

    * You can watch most Classic Doctor Who on Britbox, which is a subscription service, but some must be purchased separately on iTunes or Amazon. Eighth Doctor audio stories may be purchased at Big Finish or on Audible.com. (SQPN has no affiliation with Britbox or Big Finish.)

    * Purchase books, Blu-rays, and more at the Secrets of Doctor Who store.

    * Join the conversation at the Secrets of Doctor Who Facebook page.

    * Send us your feedback or comments at doctorwho@sqpn.com



    Want to Sponsor A Show?

    Support StarQuest’s mission to explore the intersection of faith and pop culture by becoming a named sponsor of the show of your choice on the StarQuest network. Click to get started or find out more.

    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
90 Ratings

90 Ratings

FunCatholicDad ,

A must listen

This podcast is a must listen for anyone who has ever enjoyed Doctor Who.

MachineLanguage ,

I love this podcast / The Secrets of Dr. Who

I absolutely love this podcast, and I have never even watched an episode of Dr. Who, yet I love learning about the show from each podcast.

I love every second of each "The Secrets of Dr. Who" podcast that I listen to.

TMcCaffrey ,

New Who/Old Who-Experts in Either Era

Perfect podcast for any Who Fan, with deep dives into both new and old episodes alike. The hosts catch any and all Easter eggs, and are not afraid to give an honest critical analysis of plots and themes. A must for anyone interested in Doctor Who.

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