Doctor Who: Who & Company



The podcast where good company gather to talk Doctor Who and a company of other beloved British TV shows


  • Episode 40 - Liam McNicholas  Babylon 5

    Episode 40 - Liam McNicholas & Babylon 5

    30/04/2020 Duración: 01h17min

    This month's guest is the winner of the guest spot offered on our show through the charity Who For Schools - Liam McNicholas from Australia!  Liam is a teacher, a writer, an advocate, a fellow podcaster, and, of course, a huge Doctor Who fan.  We discuss how he discovered the show and his very first episode. Then Liam picks a gem of a series for his Pick of the Month - the 90s sci-fi epic series, Babylon 5!  We talk about the similarities of Babylon 5 and Doctor Who, the intricate storytelling and well-rounded characters, and how it would hold up today.  Enjoy!  

  • Episode 39 - Robert Smith? and Millennium

    Episode 39 - Robert Smith? and Millennium

    02/04/2020 Duración: 01h15min

    We hope you're doing okay out there!  As you're probably stuck in the house at this terrible time, hopefully we can provide you a little entertainment with our latest episode featuring a mathematician, editor, and writer all in one, Robert Smith?!  Robert has just released a new book along with Graeme Burk called Who is the Doctor? 2 and he stops in to tell us all about it.  We also discuss his specialty in the spread of infectious diseases, his Doctor Who beginnings, and why Doctor Who demands a literary connection. Then we talk about Robert's Pick of the Month, the mid-90s FOX/Chris Carter television hit, Millennium.  Find out why Robert lists this show as one of his favorites of all time, its relevance in today's world, and if it would hold up 20+ years later. Stay safe!

  • Episode 38 - Sophie Iles  The Librarians

    Episode 38 - Sophie Iles & The Librarians

    29/02/2020 Duración: 01h27min

    It's an extra day in February for Leap Year and we've got an extra special way to spend your Saturday.  This month, Doctor Who artist and writer Sophie Iles joins us to discuss how late she came into the show (but caught up very quickly), the origins of her fantastic artwork, and writing for Big Finish! Then Sophie brings to us the TNT network action/comedy/drama series, The Librarians, as her Pick of the Month.  And if that isn't enough, we also discuss Doctor Who Series 12 a little further.  It's a packed episode and we hope you enjoy it!  See you next month!

  • Episode 37 - The Macra Terror with Michele Simmons of The DWP

    Episode 37 - The Macra Terror with Michele Simmons of The DWP

    31/01/2020 Duración: 01h12min

    Here we are in Year 4 of Who and Company and we are kicking it off with our annual gabfest with Michele Simmons of The Doctor Who Podcast!  This time, we're talking about an animated DVD release - the 1967 Second Doctor story, The Macra Terror. Then our roundtable discussion turns to the current series of Doctor Who, Series 12, as we run through our thoughts of the first 4 episodes of 2020.  Join us as we kick off 2020 and another year of Who and Company!

  • Episode 36 - Keir Hansen  The Lost Room

    Episode 36 - Keir Hansen & The Lost Room

    31/12/2019 Duración: 01h22min

    As we end out the year, the decade, and our third season, we are joined by fellow podcaster, Keir Hansen of Gallifrey Public Radio!  Keir drops in to discuss Doctor Who, podcasting, running, and a fantastic non-profit organization called Fanthropy (found at Then Keir uses a magic key and takes us into another dimension in the form of The Lost Room, the 2006 Sci-Fi Channel series and Keir's Pick of the Month!  We talk about the appeal and potential of a fantastic series that only lasted 6 episodes and where it would have gone next had it survived. Thanks for listening for another year and thank you to all of our wonderful guests who joined us!  See you in 2020!

  • Episode 35A - Special Edition - Eric Molinsky Update

    Episode 35A - Special Edition - Eric Molinsky Update

    18/12/2019 Duración: 50min

    Before our regular December episode drops this New Year's Eve, enjoy this surprise special episode featuring returning guest and very recently converted Doctor Who fan, Eric Molinsky, host of the Imaginary Worlds podcast!  Two years ago, Eric was just at the end of Series 10, so we catch up with his thoughts on Series 11 and the brand new Series 12 trailer.

  • Episode 35 - Louise Jameson

    Episode 35 - Louise Jameson

    30/11/2019 Duración: 48min

    You read that right.  The one and only Louise Jameson joins us this month for a very special Who & Company!  Drew caught up with her at the recent An Unearthly Convention in New York for a lengthy chat about her extensive career, her upcoming projects, and yes, even a brief Pick of the Month mention, Modern Family. In addition, we discuss the successfully sold-out convention and how it differs from most Doctor Who cons along with a mention of the Series 12 trailer.

  • Episode 34 - Riley Silverman  Galavant

    Episode 34 - Riley Silverman & Galavant

    31/10/2019 Duración: 58min

    Me me me me....Tune up your singing voices this month as we welcome writer, gamer, and comedienne Riley Silverman!  She's here to discuss her recent trip to Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, how she discovered Doctor Who, and how her version of the Doctor is unique in the Game of Rassilon podcast. Then Riley takes us back to those musical days of yore when she brings her Pick of the Month, the ABC musical comedy, Galavant!  Listen how this out of the blue show converted and hooked us all right out of the gate.  If you want to watch/sing along, the entirety of the show is on Netflix where you can see SO many star cameos including Weird Al Yankovic as a singing monk.  Yes, you read that. Minor spoilers occur in this episode, so you've been warned if someone sings lyrics!

  • Episode 33 - Helen Goldwyn  You, Me, and the Apocalypse

    Episode 33 - Helen Goldwyn & You, Me, and the Apocalypse

    30/09/2019 Duración: 52min
  • Episode 32 - Tom Dickinson  Gilmore Girls

    Episode 32 - Tom Dickinson & Gilmore Girls

    31/08/2019 Duración: 01h07min

    Joining us this month is fellow Doctor Who podcaster and host of the fantastic show, "Doctor Who: The Moment", Mr. Tom Dickinson!  Tom stops by to discuss his podcast with a very unique concept and when he first discovered Doctor Who. Then we travel to Stars Hollow, Connecticut to visit Tom's Pick of the Month, Gilmore Girls!  Find out how an injury led to a love of this show, how it's held up over the years, and the 2016 Netflix revival series, A Year in the Life.

  • Episode 31 - Jon Davey  Breaking Bad

    Episode 31 - Jon Davey & Breaking Bad

    31/07/2019 Duración: 01h10s

    This month's guest has been entertaining Doctor Who fans for almost 15 years as Cybermen, Ood, Judoon, various security guards, and....well, you name it.  Actor Jon Davey joins us to tell us what it's like to be a monster man, his love of photography, shooting a video for Radiohead, and some behind the scenes stories of Doctor Who! Then Jon brings along his Pick of the Month, the incredible Emmy award-winning drama, Breaking Bad.  We hope you enjoy the show...and have an A1 day!

  • Episode 30 - David Hooie  The Greatest American Hero

    Episode 30 - David Hooie & The Greatest American Hero

    30/06/2019 Duración: 01h05min

    Believe it or not, we're walking on air this month with a voice Doctor Who podcast listeners haven't heard in a while.  This month's guest is former Hoo on Who host, David Hooie!  David stopped by to discuss what he's been up to since leaving the airwaves and of course his love of Doctor Who. Then we go back to the early 80s and revisit that superhero comedy/drama, The Greatest American Hero, as David chooses it as his Pick of the Month.  We talk about three of his favorite episodes and whether or not it's held its weight since it was cancelled.  

  • Episode 29 - Douglas Mackinnon  Good Omens

    Episode 29 - Douglas Mackinnon & Good Omens

    31/05/2019 Duración: 01h14min

    This month, our very special guest is the director of such projects as Jekyll, Line of Duty, The Flying Scotsman, Sherlock, and of course, Doctor Who.  Douglas Mackinnon joins us this month to discuss his brand new Amazon Prime series, Good Omens, starring David Tennant and a jaw-dropping cast of well-known actors.  We talk about his influences, his work with Steven Moffat, and the incredible amount of press for his latest project. As Brent was not able to join the interview, stick around at the end for a short post-interview wrap-up with Brent & Drew.

  • Episode 28 - Richard Franklin Interview - Catching Up with Who  Company

    Episode 28 - Richard Franklin Interview - Catching Up with Who & Company

    01/05/2019 Duración: 55min

    April has unexpectedly become a month where we break format and do something a little unconventional, so we've decided to keep that tradition and make that a thing from now on.  That said, this month we have a variety of interviews lined up along with a couple of tidbits of news! Up first, Drew sat down with legendary Doctor Who actor Richard Franklin recently at Gallifrey One and had a chat about some of his stage work, World War I, and a couple of great stories. After that, we take a look at our own home lives, what it's like to discover Doctor Who for the first time, and the trials & tribulations of living with a Doctor Who fan.  Brent interviews his wife, Tammy, and Drew catches up with his godson, Simon - both of whom they introduced to that fantastic show we call Doctor Who.

  • Episode 27 - Tai Gooden  The Addams Family

    Episode 27 - Tai Gooden & The Addams Family

    30/03/2019 Duración: 01h03min

    Welcome to our March episode with this month's guest, writer/podcaster Tai Gooden!  Tai stopped by to talk about how her early fandom started with her family, how she and her best friend started their own podcast, and of course, how she fell in love with Doctor Who. After that, Tai drops her pick of the month - the mid-60s offbeat sitcom, The Addams Family!  Join us as we reminisce about oddest family of 60s television and how well the show may do if it were brought back today.  Thanks for listening!

  • Episode 26 - Jane Slavin  The Fall  Rise of Reginald Perrin

    Episode 26 - Jane Slavin & The Fall & Rise of Reginald Perrin

    06/03/2019 Duración: 01h22min

    After a very busy February, we are back with a very late episode, but we promise that it's well worth the wait.  Joining us this month is the award-winning writer/actress of stage and screen and the Fourth Doctor's brand new companion at Big Finish, the wonderful Jane Slavin!  Jane stops in to share her beginnings as a writer, her acting career, and her long history in radio drama including her new run as WPC Ann Kelso alongside Tom Baker's Fourth Doctor. Then Jane brings along her Pick of the Month, David Nobbs's comedy classic sitcom from the late 70s, The Fall & Rise of Reginald Perrin.  We'll discuss the story of a man that is never satisfied with his life to the point of faking his death not once, but several times, starring one of Jane's favorites, Leonard Rossiter. Also, James & Ian stop by to review the recent screening of Logopolis to celebrate the upcoming Tom Baker Season 18 blu-ray set.

  • Episode 25 - Ashford Wright  Boy Meets World

    Episode 25 - Ashford Wright & Boy Meets World

    31/01/2019 Duración: 01h15min

    Welcome to our third year of Who & Company and we're starting out in a very fun way as we welcome the host of various podcasts such as The 4 Who Rule: A Seinfeld Podcast, The Birds of Prey, and Straight Outta Gallifrey, Ashford Wright!  Ashford stops by to discuss how he discovered his love of podcasting and his very first viewing of Doctor Who. Then he takes us back to the mid-90s for that ABC TGIF classic sitcom, Boy Meets World!  Come reminisce with us as we cut class with Cory & Shawn and try not to run into Mr. Feeny. And watch for Ashford's YouTube series, Nerd News Now!

  • Episode 24 - Warren Frey  The Sandbaggers

    Episode 24 - Warren Frey & The Sandbaggers

    26/12/2018 Duración: 01h32min

    Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all of you and welcome to our December episode!  This month, we have another member of Radio Free Skaro joining us - Warren Frey!  We'll talk with Warren about how a work-related friendship turned into 12 years of podcasting, an update of the recently completed Series 11, and his online project, Bookshelf Doctors. Then we enter those smoke-filled corridors of bureaucracy and veiled insults as we look at the 1978-1980 spy series, The Sandbaggers and why it's one of Warren's favorite classic shows. James, Ian, and Adam also drop in to report on the current state of fandom in the UK following the end of Series 11 and a small tease for our next episode.  See you in the new year!

  • Episode 23 - John Dorney  Columbo

    Episode 23 - John Dorney & Columbo

    27/11/2018 Duración: 01h26min

    This month, award-winning writer John Dorney joins us to talk about his beginnings as a writer, penning many fan favorites at Big Finish, and how some of those ideas came to life.  Then we'll have a round table discussion on Series 11 thus far on Doctor Who and what we all think of the first 6 episodes. After that, John brings along one of his all-time classic shows, Columbo, as our classic show of the month.  We'll discuss not only the fantastic acting talents of Peter Falk, Donald Pleasance, and William Shatner, but also what a unique spin the show put on mystery television in general and how Columbo is very similar to a certain Doctor. But....just one more thing... James & Adam had a visit to the BFI screening of Earthshock with Matthew Waterhouse and Eric Saward in attendance promoting the upcoming Peter Davison blu-ray box set.  And you'll hear all about it on this episode of Who & Company!  

  • Episode 22 - Nathan  Ly of PixelWho and Community

    Episode 22 - Nathan & Ly of PixelWho and Community

    01/11/2018 Duración: 02h12min

    Happy Halloween!  Welcome to the October edition of Who & Company!  This month, our featured guests are from the creative world of PixelWho, Nathan Skreslet & Ly Cao.  They talk about how their business got off the ground several years ago, what it's like to pixelate your favorite Timelord, and their perspective on the first three episodes of Doctor Who Series 11. Then we dive into their pick for this month, the reference-riddled nerd fest NBC sitcom that was Community.  See you in November!  #sixseasons&amovie #coolcoolcool  

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