Episode notes

Hey listeners both new and old. This week has some details on the TV Movie blu ray, some great merch details around the Lethbridge-Stewart books then our review of The Talons of Weng-Chiang.

The News

Some casting news for series 10; that loveable actor David Suchet, famous for playing the Agatha Christie detective Hercule Poirot, will be joining the show as a character known as The Landlord. Sounds interesting.

Merch

We report on the announced details for the upcoming blu ray release of the TV Movie then onto some news from Candy Jar Books. Firstly, a new book is on the way titles Connecting Who: Artificial Beings which looks interesting and there’s a new short stories collection from the Lethbridge-Stewart range The Havoc Files 2 which is on a limited print run so make sure you get onto the Candy Jar site and pre-order. Lastly, we have a discount code for Big Blue Box listeners: get 30% off any title from the Lethbridge-Stewart range using code EPICLS30. It’s valid until the end of September so get on it!

“The Talons of Weng-Chiang” Review

Fans of classic Who, especially those of Tom Baker, refer to this as one of his best and it’s one we’ve looked forward to reviewing. Lots of interesting points of discussion so… are we impressed or do we throw this to the sewer rats?

Thank you so much for listening and your reviews. Next week it’s the turn of the 9th Doctor and the first of a two-parter Aliens of London so look out for the Facebook post and also feel free to email, Tweet or send us an audio review. Until than have a great week and remember – Allons-y!!