Dalek Universe 1 ⌛ Discussion & Review | Doctor Who Podcast

A new series of Doctor Who with David Tennant? Before the Time War? On audio? We discuss this new series in depth, looking at colliding the 10th Doctor with 1960s Doctor Who, characterisation potential, twist marketing, season structures, questions of related content, approachability, storytelling influences & motivations, & much more.

CREDITS:
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Dilb
Looms

00:00 Intro
02:58 David Tennant seasons
07:44 2020: Trailer & announcement
18:10 Potential of season-long storytelling
20:18 The premise: before the Time War
23:38 Structure of seasons
26:13 Colliding Tennant with the 1960s
40:25 Doctor Who in 2020–2021
42:59 The creation of Dalek Universe
47:18 Do you have to listen to other stories?
50:11 Buying Time + The Wrong Woman discussion
01:22:06 The House of Kingdom discussion
01:34:13 The Dalek Protocol discussion
01:44:19 Outro

SOURCES:

Tennant, David & Catherine Tate. “David Tennant and Catherine Tate: The Full Interview.” YouTube, uploaded by bigfinishprod, 17 May 2016, https://youtu.be/9ErzS-zlaUA

“Doctor Who: Dalek Universe.” YouTube, uploaded by bigfinishprod, 15 Sep. 2020, https://youtu.be/C-Nmvxf6iXc

“David Tennant stars in Doctor Who – Dalek Universe.” YouTube, uploaded by bigfinishprod, 14 April 2021, https://youtu.be/3hyr8Lp_WKg

“David Tennant enters the Dalek Universe.” Big Finish, 15 Sep. 2020, https://www.bigfinish.com/news/v/david-tennant-enters-the-dalek-universe

“Behind the Scenes.” Dalek Universe 1, 14 April 2021, Big Finish.

Dorney, John. “Kingdom Come”. Vortex, vol. 145, 2 April 2021, pp. 6–7.

Dorney, John. @MrJohnDorney. “You don’t really…” Twitter, 28 Jan. 2021, https://twitter.com/MrJohnDorney/status/1354940152074932230

Dorney, John. “Buying Time.” Dalek Universe 1, 14 April 2021, Big Finish.

Dorney, John. “The Wrong Woman.” Dalek Universe 1, 14 April 2021, Big Finish.

Smith, Andrew. “The House of Kingdom.” Dalek Universe 1, 14 April 2021, Big Finish.

“Behind the Scenes.” The Dalek Protocol, 13 April 2021, Big Finish.

Briggs, Nicholas. “The Dalek Protocol.” The Dalek Protocol, 13 April 2021, Big Finish.

Holub, Simon. @smnhlb. “I worry showing…” Twitter, 15 April 2021, https://twitter.com/smnhlb/status/1382616197594808321

“Spotlight: Ajjaz Awad.” Spotlight, 22 June 2020, https://web.archive.org/web/20200624050038/https://www.spotlight.com/1579-6757-1589

Dalek Universe cover art and keyart by Simon Holub, @smnhlb
The Dalek Protocol cover art by Ryan Aplin, @iamryanaplin
Both trailers by Chris Thompson, @InvincibleChr1s

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