The Ood Cast S06E07 – Space Hustle

“It was a bit like Sean Connery trying to do an American accent through an electrified sock…” In which we dive into hazelnut syrup,  mash circuit boards into our faces and both accents and clones get murdered. Reviews: Time Heist Air Date: 20th September 2014 Song: “Spoon Forehead” based on “Goldfinger” by Shirley Bassey Additional notes: This episode was recorded in the present …

The Ood Cast S06E06 – Plastic Army

“This is like the Sharon Stone’s crotch of monsters…” In which we help listeners to stalk us, discuss childhood trauma and pooing into a sieve and Chris Alpha is incredulous about the prospect of a female master (ha)! Reviews: Listen Air Date: 13th September 2014 Song: “Listen” based on “Real Love” by John Lennon Additional notes: This is the first episode after Chris Sigma returned …

The Ood Cast S06E05 – Ood-e-lally

“He had a bouquet of quivering fronds…” In which everything is a spaceship, Robin Hood is a fox and Jeremy Clarkson gets hit in the face during a sketch. Reviews: Robot of Sherwood Air Date: 6th September 2014 Song: “Ood-e-lally” based on “Oo-De-Lally” by Roger Miller Additional notes: We recorded this during the week that “Robot of Sherwood” went out and then promptly forgot …

The Ood Cast S06E04 – Star Trek Into Dalek

“Talk to the plunger coz the eyestalk ain’t listening…” In which daleks find various things incredibly beautiful, we reference a minor character in a niche sitcom and mercifully no-one attempts a Scottish accent. Reviews: Into the Dalek Air Date: 30th August 2014 Song: “A Dalek Called Rusty” based on “Money for Nothing” by Dire Straits Additional notes: What of the absent Ood Sigma? He was actually …

The Ood Cast S06E03 – À Bout de Souffle

“This is a Doctor who doesn’t really care if people like him.” In which promises are broken, monster encounters are simulated and the Doctor orders a pepperoni pizza. Reviews: Deep Breath Air Date: 23rd August 2014 Song: “Brand New Face” based on “Super Bass” by Nicki Minaj Additional notes: Sigma wasn’t actually in Texas during his segments. He was in Chicago. This is why he mentions …

The Ood Cast S06E02 – Time Gentleman, Please

“It’s a wonderful idea. The Doctor stops running is a wonderful idea.” In which we wonder why daleks can’t shoot straight, bring Christmas to July, invent new kinds of cybermen & experiment with Scottish accents. Reviews: The Time of the Doctor Air Date: 25th December 2013 Song: “It’s Time (of the Doctor)” based on “It’s Time” by Imagine Dragons Additional notes: This was the first …

Ding Dong Gallifrey on High!

Classic Doctor Who never really had to deal with Christmas – except for 1965. Some context. The story that was running at the time was “The Dalek Masterplan” – a 12 episode epic which was to continue until the end of January 1966, and had been preceeded by “Mission to the Unknown”, a one-episode prologue introducing some of the necessary characters.  …

First Meeting

A nicely clanky flight of shiny metal stairs. A handful of figures in spray-painted clothes. A curious, unaware small boy, pyjamas on, sandwich on lap, switches on a boxy old TV, stares at the flickering screen. Silvery boots climb, metal stairs thunk. Boy stops chewing. Checks behind his chair. More steps clatter, an unceasing flow of metallic warriors swarm, fill …

The Ood Cast Extra – In The Whoop!

In which we eat a chocolate K9, steal some tinsel from the BBC, tape oven gloves to Steven Moffat’s hands & do a dance with Zoe Ball (really).

The Ood Cast S05E18 – Life’s Too Silver

“We have to get the thrip-wibble to modulate the tharack bar.” In which we broadcast in glorious stereo, a cyber pig gets locked in a cupboard of shame, there is a terrible flute solo and we check ourselves before we wreck ourselves. Reviews: Nightmare in Silver Air Date: 16th May 2013 Additional notes: Guest star Warwick Davis has been in more SF films …

The Ood Cast S05E17 – Red Dead Redemption

“It was like Batman with old people.” In which we feel pity for baby kangaroos, hit people with chairs, varnish stuff with syrup & end up red-faced. Reviews: The Crimson Horror Air Date: 9th May 2013 Additional notes: Two sketches this week had to be completely re-done because Sigma used the laptop’s internal microphone to record them by mistake. The Northern gentleman in …

The Ood Cast S05E16 – Rag & Bone

“Overall I enjoyed it … as I would a drawer of cables.” In which we find our centre, taste Afghanistan, debate transcendental architecture and it is, to all intents and purposes, Zombie Time. Reviews: Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS Air Date: 2nd May 2013 Additional notes: The talented chap who provides our theme song this week was one of the brilliant …