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A pop culture podcast exploring the Russell T Davies eras of Doctor Who, both past and present. Hosted by Maddy Searle, with an amazing selection of co-hosts including Zachary Fortais-Gomm, Rachel Smith, James Barbarossa, David Pellow, David Devereux and Beth Crane. This podcast is a Snazzy Tapir Production.

The Empty Children Snazzy Tapir Productions

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A pop culture podcast exploring the Russell T Davies eras of Doctor Who, both past and present. Hosted by Maddy Searle, with an amazing selection of co-hosts including Zachary Fortais-Gomm, Rachel Smith, James Barbarossa, David Pellow, David Devereux and Beth Crane. This podcast is a Snazzy Tapir Production.

    Dalek

    Dalek

    If you're enjoying The Empty Children, please consider giving a one-off or a monthly donation at our ko-fi page. Every little bit helps keep the show on the road! ko-fi.com/snazzytapir
     
    Series 1 Episode 6 - "Dalek"
    Welcome to The Empty Children, the podcast in which host, Maddy Searle, and this week's excellent co-hosts, Rachel Smith, James Barbarossa and David Devereux, explore the Russell T Davies eras of Doctor Who, both past and future.
    This week, we're talking about Series 1 Episode 6, "Dalek", in which we revel in our hatred of Adam. 
    Transcript available at bit.ly/ECTranscript5
    Content warnings: strong language, sexual references; discussions of fascism, death, guns, violence, genocide; mentions of suicide, trauma, grief. 
    Follow the show on Twitter @EmptyChildPod on Twitter. 
    This show is a Snazzy Tapir Production. Find out more at snazzytapir.wordpress.com. 
    Maddy Searle (she/her) - @maddy_abstract
    Rachel Smith (she/her) - @Smithy_Smith
    James Barbarossa (he/him) - @barbarossaphone
    David Devereux (they/them) - @devereuxbass
    Edited and produced by Maddy Searle
    Music by James Barbarossa
    Art by Beth Crane - @NotCombustible

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Aliens of London and World War Three

    Aliens of London and World War Three

    If you're enjoying The Empty Children, please consider giving a one-off or a monthly donation at our ko-fi page. Every little bit helps keep the show on the road! ko-fi.com/snazzytapir
     
    Series 1 Episodes 4 and 5 - "Aliens of London" and "World War Three"
    Welcome to The Empty Children, the podcast in which host, Maddy Searle, and this week's excellent co-hosts, Rachel Smith, Zachary Fortais-Gomm and James Barbarossa, explore the Russell T Davies eras of Doctor Who, both past and future.
    This week, we're talking about Series 1 Episode 4 and 5, "Aliens of London" and "World War Three", in which we speculate about the BBC's library of fart sounds. 
    Transcript available at bit.ly/ECTranscript4
    Content warnings: strong language; discussions of 9/11, the Iraq War, racism, fatphobia.
    Follow the show on Twitter @EmptyChildPod on Twitter. 
    This show is a Snazzy Tapir Production. Find out more at snazzytapir.wordpress.com. 
    Maddy Searle (she/her) - @maddy_abstract
    Rachel Smith (she/her) - @Smithy_Smith
    Zachary Fortais-Gomm (he/him) - @zackfg
    James Barbarossa (he/him) - @barbarossaphone
    Edited and produced by Maddy Searle
    Music by James Barbarossa
    Art by Beth Crane - @NotCombustible

    • 1 hr 4 min
    The Unquiet Dead

    The Unquiet Dead

    Series 1 Episode 3 - "The Unquiet Dead"
    Welcome to The Empty Children, the podcast in which host, Maddy Searle, and this week's excellent co-hosts, David Pellow, Zachary Fortais-Gomm and James Barbarossa, explore the Russell T Davies eras of Doctor Who, both past and future.
    This week, we're talking about Series 1 Episode 3, "The Unquiet Dead", in which we ask the most important question, "What the Shakespeare is going on?" 
    Transcript available at bit.ly/ECTranscript3
    Content warnings: stong language, sexual references; discussions of classism, death; mentions of genocide, the AIDS crisis
    Follow the show on Twitter @EmptyChildPod on Twitter. 
    This show is a Snazzy Tapir Production. Find out more at snazzytapir.wordpress.com. 
    Maddy Searle (she/her) - @maddy_abstract
    David Pellow (he/him) - @pellowponders
    Zachary Fortais-Gomm (he/him) - @zackfg
    James Barbarossa (he/him) - @barbarossaphone
    Edited and produced by Maddy Searle
    Music by James Barbarossa
    Art by Beth Crane - @NotCombustible

    • 56 min
    The End of the World

    The End of the World

    Series 1 Episode 2 - "The End of the World"
    Welcome to The Empty Children, the podcast in which host, Maddy Searle, and this week's excellent co-hosts, David Devereux, Zachary Fortais-Gomm, James Barbarossa and Rachel Smith, explore the Russell T Davies eras of Doctor Who, both past and future.
    This week, we're talking about Series 1 Episode 2, "The End of the World", including a very passionate discussion of Toxic by Britney Spears. 
    Transcript available at bit.ly/ECTranscript2
    Content warnings: stong language, sexual references;  discussions of racism, eugenics, transphobia, homophobia, classism 
    Follow the show on Twitter @EmptyChildPod on Twitter. 
    This show is a Snazzy Tapir Production. Find out more at snazzytapir.wordpress.com. 
    Maddy Searle (she/her) - @maddy_abstract
    David Devereux (they/them) - @devereuxbass
    Zachary Fortais-Gomm (he/him) - @zackfg
    James Barbarossa (he/him) - @barbarossaphone
    Rachel Smith (she/her) - @Smithy_Smith
    Edited and produced by Maddy Searle
    Music by James Barbarossa
    Art by Beth Crane - @NotCombustible

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Rose

    Rose

    Series 1 Episode 1 - "Rose"
    Welcome to The Empty Children, the podcast in which host, Maddy Searle, and this week's excellent co-hosts, Zachary Fortais-Gomm, James Barbarossa and Rachel Smith, explore the Russell T Davies eras of Doctor Who, both past and future.
    This season, we're discussing the 2005 series starring Christopher Eccleston as the Ninth Doctor and Billie Piper as Rose Tyler, beginning with Series 1 Episode 1, "Rose". Prepare for chat about bins, bad VFX and brilliant performances. 
    Transcript available at bit.ly/ECTranscript1
    Content warnings: stong language; mentions of the AIDs crisis, trauma, classism
    Follow the show on Twitter @EmptyChildPod on Twitter. 
    This show is a Snazzy Tapir Production. Find out more at snazzytapir.wordpress.com. 
    Maddy Searle (she/her) - @maddy_abstract
    Zachary Fortais-Gomm (he/him) - @zackfg
    James Barbarossa (he/him) - @barbarossaphone
    Rachel Smith (she/her) - @Smithy_Smith
    Edited and produced by Maddy Searle
    Music by James Barbarossa
    Art by Beth Crane - @NotCombustible

    • 1 hr 29 min
    Teaser: Tangent Detected

    Teaser: Tangent Detected

    The Empty Children is a brand new pop culture discussion podcast, which explores the Russell T Davies eras of Doctor Who, both past and future! Our first episode will be released on 5th May 2022!  Follow @EmptyChildPod on Twitter for updates! 

    • 9 sec

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