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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 StarQuest Media

    • TV & Film
    • 4.8 • 111 Ratings

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

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    WHO373: The 15th Doctor and Ruby land in a minefield. Dom Bettinelli, Jimmy Akin, and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss the stories complex attitude toward faith (both positive and negative) and the exploitation of war for profit as well as the mysterious actor who keeps showing up in different roles.

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    * You can watch new Doctor Who episodes outside the UK on Disney+ and on the BBC in the UK.

    * 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, and may be available free on Spotify or at the Tardis wiki. (SQPN has no affiliation with Britbox or Big Finish.)

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    • 43 min
    Space Babies and The Devil’s Chord

    Space Babies and The Devil’s Chord

    WHO372: The 15th Doctor’s season begins and Dom Bettinelli and Jimmy Akin discuss the first two episodes, discussing how this Doctor echoes and differs from the 9th; the building mystery of Ruby Sunday; and the potential for a big “Twist” in the season.

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    * You can watch new Doctor Who episodes outside the UK on Disney+ and on the BBC in the UK.

    * 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, and may be available free on Spotify or at the Tardis wiki. (SQPN has no affiliation with Britbox or Big Finish.)

    * Get the official Secrets of Star Doctor Who t-shirt at sqpn.com/merch.

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

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

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



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    • 1 hr 14 min
    Out of Time (Big Finish)

    Out of Time (Big Finish)

    WHO371: The 4th and 10th Doctors together! Dom Bettinellli and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss this audio story that brings Tom Baker and David Tennant together in the a monastery outside of time, the Cathedral of Contemplation as they work to keep the Daleks out.

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    * You can watch new Doctor Who episodes outside the UK on Disney+ and on the BBC in the UK.

    * 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, and may be available free on Spotify or at the Tardis wiki. (SQPN has no affiliation with Britbox or Big Finish.)

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    • 36 min
    The Dalek’s Master Plan (Ep. 9-12)

    The Dalek’s Master Plan (Ep. 9-12)

    WHO370: The epic conclusion! Dom Bettinelli, Jimmy Akin, and Fr. Cory Sticha delve into the final part of this 1st Doctor story, highlighting the tragic sacrifices, the dramatic and tense atmosphere, and the ambitious nature of the 12-part series.

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    * Leave us a review on Apple Podcasts!

    * You can watch new Doctor Who episodes outside the UK on Disney+ and on the BBC in the UK.

    * 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, and may be available free on Spotify or at the Tardis wiki. (SQPN has no affiliation with Britbox or Big Finish.)

    * Get the official Secrets of Star Doctor Who t-shirt at sqpn.com/merch.

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

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

    * Be part of the StarQuest Discord community at SQPN.com/discord

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



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    • 41 min
    The Daleks’ Master Plan (Ep. 5, 6, 8)

    The Daleks’ Master Plan (Ep. 5, 6, 8)

    WHO369: The Master Plan continues! Dom Bettinelli, Jimmy Akin, and Fr. Cory Sticha continue their discussion of this 1st Doctor story, including the return of the Meddling Monk as well as the struggle for power, the consequences of blind obedience, and the complexities of moral decision-making.

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    * Leave us a review on Apple Podcasts!

    * You can watch new Doctor Who episodes outside the UK on Disney+ and on the BBC in the UK.

    * 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, and may be available free on Spotify or at the Tardis wiki. (SQPN has no affiliation with Britbox or Big Finish.)

    * Get the official Secrets of Star Doctor Who t-shirt at sqpn.com/merch.

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

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

    * Be part of the StarQuest Discord community at SQPN.com/discord

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



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    • 1 hr
    The Daleks’ Master Plan (Ep. 1-4)

    The Daleks’ Master Plan (Ep. 1-4)

    WHO368: Tackling the first part of this mega 1st Doctor story, Dom Bettinellli, Jimmy Akin, and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss Nicholas Courtney’s first appearance on Who; the first Companion death; and the moral ambiguity surrounding characters like Mavic Chen and Sarah Kingdom.

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    * Leave us a review on Apple Podcasts!

    * You can watch new Doctor Who episodes outside the UK on Disney+ and on the BBC in the UK.

    * 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, and may be available free on Spotify or at the Tardis wiki. (SQPN has no affiliation with Britbox or Big Finish.)

    * Get the official Secrets of Star Doctor Who t-shirt at sqpn.com/merch.

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

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

    * Be part of the StarQuest Discord community at SQPN.com/discord

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



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    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
111 Ratings

111 Ratings

Hamish MacPhereson ,

Brilliant

An excellent podcast. Thorough analysis of the individual episodes of Doctor Who. Always entertaining and illuminating with cogent analysis of many aspects of the series. Well worth a listen for even marginal fans of the series.

tomabs76 ,

Insightful podcast to get in-depth on classic and current who.

greatly recommend this podcast, one of the best out there

Tilley Willow ,

Dr Who review with a moral compass

Great podcast! Love the review of not only "New" Dr. Who, but classic Dr. Who as well as audio plays. Keep up the good work.

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