Season 3, Episode 5: The Visitation

Welcome back to Pledge Break, the podcast where two old friends talk about the Doctor Who version of history and the history of Doctor Who! In this episode, we’re going back to the 17th century, a time of plagues, fear, fires and space fish with disco robots. That’s right, it’s classic Fifth Doctor story The Visitation! As always,… Continue reading Season 3, Episode 5: The Visitation

Season 3, Episode 4: The Stones of Blood

Welcome back to Pledge Break, the podcast where two old friends talk about the Doctor Who version of history and the history of Doctor Who! In this episode, we’re exploring the prehistory of the British landscape, which includes waaaaaay more robot judges than you’d expect. That’s right, it’s classic Fourth Doctor story The Stones of Blood! As always, you… Continue reading Season 3, Episode 4: The Stones of Blood

Season 3, Episode 3: The Time Monster

Welcome back to Pledge Break, the podcast where two old friends talk about the Doctor Who version of history and the history of Doctor Who! In this episode, we’re experimenting with time travel before heading to the Bronze Age to see the fall of Atlantis, in classic Jon Pertwee story The Time Monster. UK listeners, don’t forget that… Continue reading Season 3, Episode 3: The Time Monster

Season 3, Episode 2: The Tomb of the Cybermen

Welcome back to Pledge Break, the podcast where two old friends talk about the Doctor Who version of history and the history of Doctor Who! In this episode, we’re revisiting a classic story, the Patrick Troughton sci-fi horror tale The Tomb of the Cybermen. Plus, as a special bonus, we’re taking a look at the 1959 Hammer… Continue reading Season 3, Episode 2: The Tomb of the Cybermen

Season 3, Episode 1: The Gunfighters

Welcome back to Pledge Break, the podcast where two old friends talk about the Doctor Who version of history and the history of Doctor Who! In this episode, we’re looking at the William Hartnell oddity The Gunfighters, a divisive story with a peculiar brand of what Sidney Newman politely called “mickey-taking.” As always, you can check out… Continue reading Season 3, Episode 1: The Gunfighters

Season 2, Episode 6: The Curse of Fenric

Welcome back to Pledge Break, the podcast where two old friends talk about the Doctor Who version of history and the history of Doctor Who! In this episode, we’re looking at the vampire-Viking-WWII story The Curse of Fenric, a classic tale of the Sylvester McCoy era. Stay tuned below for plenty of photos and stuff! As always, you can… Continue reading Season 2, Episode 6: The Curse of Fenric

Season 2, Episode 5: The Mark of the Rani

Welcome back to Pledge Break, the podcast where two old friends talk about the Doctor Who version of history and the history of Doctor Who! In this episode we look at the … classic? … story The Mark of the Rani. It’s got living history, industrial heritage and a Tyrannosaurus Rex. As always, you can go to… Continue reading Season 2, Episode 5: The Mark of the Rani