27 episodes

Welcome to Woke Doctor Who, a podcast about race and representation in Doctor Who with an Asian lady from DC and a Black lady from Baltimore. In our inaugural episode, we introduce ourselves and discuss why we care so much that our favorite show feature people that look like us, our family, and our friends. We also chat about British imperialism, gutsy casting choices, firsts, and the future.

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Welcome to Woke Doctor Who, a podcast about race and representation in Doctor Who with an Asian lady from DC and a Black lady from Baltimore. In our inaugural episode, we introduce ourselves and discuss why we care so much that our favorite show feature people that look like us, our family, and our friends. We also chat about British imperialism, gutsy casting choices, firsts, and the future.

    Ep. 027 Harry Potter and the People of Color

    Ep. 027 Harry Potter and the People of Color

    TRICK OR TREAT! It’s Halloween and our treat for you is a special double-size episode of Woke Doctor Who! Join us as we don our Potterhead costumes and spotlight the (few) people of color in the Wizarding World. Also, parents of small children take note – we’ve been given the OK from our producer to […]

    • 1 hr 43 min
    Ep. 026 Faith in the Whoniverse

    Ep. 026 Faith in the Whoniverse

    “I believe…I believe I haven’t seen everything, I don’t know. It’s funny, isn’t it? The things you make up, the rules. If that thing had said it came from beyond the universe, I’d believe it. But before the universe? Impossible. Doesn’t fit my rule. Still, that’s why I keep traveling. To be proved wrong.” The […]

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Ep. 025 Imperialism and the Doctor

    Ep. 025 Imperialism and the Doctor

    In the Whoniverse, the TARDIS is a recognizable image throughout time and space. For the people that love the Doctor, it’s a symbol that everything is going to be ok. For everyone else, it can be a symbol of oppression and invasion. Join us as we discuss waning empires, waxing empires, current events, and how […]

    • 54 min
    BlerDCon 2019!

    BlerDCon 2019!

    In this very special episode, you’ll hear your hosts, Eugenia and Toya, give their very first panel talk as part of BlerDCon 2019! Topics include: how “Woke Doctor Who” was born, what it’s like to be women of color in a very white podcast and fandom space, how to enter the Whoniverse if you’re new […]

    • 48 min
    Ep. 023 Grab Bag: The Thirst

    Ep. 023 Grab Bag: The Thirst

    We’ve had a tough couple of weeks and wanted a break from our usual challenging topics, so we bring you: THE THIRST. Essentially, all the dudes we lust after (ladies to come in a later episode). Enjoy!

    • 59 min
    Ep. 022 The Women Who Waited

    Ep. 022 The Women Who Waited

    In a show that features time travel, the concept of age could be completely meaningless. So when and how does the show make it meaningful? We explore the times Doctor Who has leaned into the significance of age and aging, or sidestepped it completely. Join us as we discuss: – Life and love after 40 […]

    • 1 hr 13 min

Customer Reviews

inkfadude ,

Yes!!!

I love this podcast so much! There’s so much to examine in doctor who from a woke female POC perspective and the hosts do it so beautifully. Keep it up y’all!!

NationofCrumb ,

Perspective Shift

I just stumbled across this recently and it's quickly moved to an all time favorite podcast. As a Doctor Who fan since childhood, it's fantastic to listen to these women who love it also open up new perspectives for me. Some thoughts I've had, others have never occurred to me and some I don't quite agree with.

More I say!

Rallycat611 ,

I don't want to go!

This is my FAVORITE podcast of all time. When I'm listening, I feel like I'm sitting in my living room with my best friends and talking about some of the most meaningful parts of my favorite show. Eugenia and Tonya really know their Doctors, and they're not afraid to put important criticisms on the table (season 10) alongside celebrations of some of the best aspects of representation in the series (Martha!!). Every time an episode ends, I don't want it to be over. I'm really looking forward to new episodes this year!

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