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tin-dog@hotmail.co.uk The Tin Dog welcomes you to sit back and listen to his rants and ramblings about all that is best in modern SF and Television. Via the gift of the new fangled Podcast over the tinterweb. As you can probably guess Tin Dog mostly talks about Doctor Who, Torchwood and Sarah Jane Smith but that wont stop him talking about any other subject you suggest. Hailing from a non specific part of the northeast of England, Tin Dog is male and in his mid 30s. A life long fan of almost all TV SF. His semi-autistic tendencies combined with his total lack of social skills have helped him find a place in the heart of British SF Fandom. Even as a child the Tin Dogs mother told him that she can trace his love of SF TV back to his rhythmic kicking, while still in the womb, along to the beat of the Avengers theme music. From Gabriel Chase to Totters Lane, from the Bad Wolf Satellite to the back streets of the Cardiff, Tin Dog will give you his thoughts on the wonderful Whoniverse. Daleks and Cybermen and TARDIS ES Oh My If you enjoy these Tin Dog Podcasts please remember to tell your friends and leave an email tin-dog@hotmail.co.uk

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TDP 1073: #T61 #Torchwood: War Chest
2d ago
TDP 1073: #T61 #Torchwood: War Chest
review    This title was released in May 2022. It will be exclusively available to buy from the Big Finish website until 31 July 2022, and on general sale after this date. It’s the largest depository of alien artefacts ever assembled, ready to wage war against the heavens. Of course, they called it the Antebellum. Of course, they forgot about it. But the Dow Cohort have rediscovered it. And tonight, they’re breaking in. They have one hour and Toshiko Sato as a reluctant hostage. Can they steal Torchwood’s greatest secret?
TDP 1073: #T61 #Torchwood: War Chest
2d ago
TDP 1073: #T61 #Torchwood: War Chest
review    This title was released in May 2022. It will be exclusively available to buy from the Big Finish website until 31 July 2022, and on general sale after this date. It’s the largest depository of alien artefacts ever assembled, ready to wage war against the heavens. Of course, they called it the Antebellum. Of course, they forgot about it. But the Dow Cohort have rediscovered it. And tonight, they’re breaking in. They have one hour and Toshiko Sato as a reluctant hostage. Can they steal Torchwood’s greatest secret?
TDP 1076: #DoctorWho Out Of Time 3 Wink
6d ago
TDP 1076: #DoctorWho Out Of Time 3 Wink
This title was released in June 2022. It will be exclusively available to buy from the Big Finish website until 31 August 2022, and on general sale after this date. When the Sixth Doctor goes sight-seeing on Lucidus Silvara, he finds himself in a place where nothing is visible at all… only all-encompassing light! The Tenth Doctor is drawn in by a temporal anomaly, and the two Doctors meet a species with no sense of sight, living in a city surrounded by Weeping Angels. To save a civilisation, the Doctors must keep their eyes on the Angels. Don’t blink. Don’t even wink…
TDP 1072: #DoctorWho  Unbound: Doctor of War 1: Genesis
12-06-2022
TDP 1072: #DoctorWho Unbound: Doctor of War 1: Genesis
TDP 1072: #DoctorWho  Unbound: Doctor of War 1: Genesis   This title was released in April 2022. It will be exclusively available to buy from the Big Finish website until 30 June 2022, and on general sale after this date. Times have changed. A choice was made and the universe diverged. And now all of history is at war. One man stands at the centre of it all. But whose side is he on? Is he with the angels? Or the demons? And does anyone even know which is which? He was a Doctor once, but now he is Doctor no more. He is the Warrior. The Doctor of War. 1.1 Dust Devil by John Dorney The TARDIS crew are on the run, pursued by an unstoppable force. But who is hunting them? And why? Will they find the answers on Aridius? Or just more questions? 1.2 Aftershocks by Lou Morgan The ripples are spreading out. The Warrior is on trial. Or is he? No-one’s willing to tell him his crime so how can he know if he’s guilty? And who is trying him anyway? 1.3 The Difference Office by James Kettle The Warrior is President of the Time Lords… and suffering from visions. Is he the right man to combat an invasion? Because there’s someone out there in the wilderness of Gallifrey. Someone with the Warrior’s face. And he’s heading for the Capitol.
TDP 1071: #DoctorWho 2.1. Doctor Who: The Ninth Doctor Adventures: Back to Earth
05-06-2022
TDP 1071: #DoctorWho 2.1. Doctor Who: The Ninth Doctor Adventures: Back to Earth
This title was released in May 2022. It will be exclusively available to buy from the Big Finish website until 31 July 2022, and on general sale after this date. Time and again, the Doctor finds himself returning to his favourite planet. Dropping in on history or the present-day, whether it’s kings, commuters or ordinary people, he’s never met anyone who wasn't important... 2.1 Station to Station by Robert Valentine A deserted railway platform can be the loneliest place on Earth. But when Saffron is stranded at Underbridge station, she meets echoes of the past - and a fellow lost traveller. And the Doctor knows that something is hunting them... 2.2 The False Dimitry by Sarah Grochala Moscow, 1605: the old Tsar is dead - but some blame unnatural forces. Perhaps the mysterious Doctor in the palace can help? A successor advances on the Kremlin with an army, preparing the country for war. But Tsarevich Dimitry is not what he seems... 2.3 Auld Lang Syne by Tim Foley Every December, Mandy Litherland gathers the family at Foulds House to see in the New Year. Not everyone appreciates her efforts. At least the caretaker seems friendly - if a little weird. Mandy hopes she’ll see him again next year - but perhaps she already has...
TDP 1070: Missy Series 03: Missy and the Monk from @Bigfinish
29-05-2022
TDP 1070: Missy Series 03: Missy and the Monk from @Bigfinish
Missy... no longer alone, unleashed and unfettered! She's stuck with a Meddling Monk, in a TARDIS that won't fly without both pilots. It's a partnership neither one wants - the Monk thinks Missy wants him dead. Whereas, Missy thinks the Monk is annoying. And wants him dead. The two Time Lords must learn to live together, or die trying... 3.1 Body and Soulless by James Goss Stuck with a co-pilot, Missy has taken extreme measures. After all, she only needs the Monk’s brain to fly his TARDIS. But when Missy and the bodiless Monk end up on different sides of a planetary war, they may need one another to survive... 3.2 War Seed by Johnny Candon Missy takes the Monk to Earth to make a point – she can be nice if she wants. In fact, she can save the planet! While the Monk tries to charm the corporate sharks, Missy makes them a better offer. To supply the ultimate warrior, created in the ultimate war... 3.3 Two Monks, One Mistress by James Kettle On the trail of some weapons-grade plutonium, Missy and the Monk visit Renaissance Italy and the house of an elderly Borgia. But someone else is en route to the Tuscan villa with designs on the old man’s treasures. Someone the Monk will soon know very well...  (Missy)  (The Meddling Monk)  (The Meddling Nun)  (Francesca) (The Seed)  (Soldier 2/VAD Soldier/Medic)  (Kalvor Commander/Aztec Priest)  (Anastasia Temple)  (Prime)  (Alfredo) (Richard Temple)  (Gasher)
TDP 1069: #Torchwood One - Nightmares from @bigfinish
22-05-2022
TDP 1069: #Torchwood One - Nightmares from @bigfinish
This title was released in April 2022. It will be exclusively available to buy from the Big Finish website until 30 June 2022, and on general sale after this date. London, 2005. Torchwood One wake up to three nightmares. Is it too late to save the world this time? My Guest Tonight by Tim Foley Many people have poured out their souls on Nigel Best's sofa. His guest tonight is Yvonne Hartman. Lola by Rochana Patel Ianto Jones thinks something’s wrong with Torchwood. So does Yvonne Hartman. The problem is they think it's each other. Less Majesty by James Goss Yvonne Hartman wakes up in a reasonably nice hotel room next to a dead member of the royal family. Awkward.
TDP 1068: #Torchwood 60 : Infidel Places
16-05-2022
TDP 1068: #Torchwood 60 : Infidel Places
This title was released in April 2022. It will be exclusively available to buy from the Big Finish website until 30 June 2022, and on general sale after this date. With demons on the loose and dons bursting into flames, Queen Victoria visits Cambridge on the eve of a historic vote that could change the university forever. She finds the city a den of suspicion and devil worship. A force from beyond reality is hunting down the university’s leading academics. Her Majesty enlists the help of a gifted young mathematician to save not just the university, but the universe itself.
TDP 1062: #DoctorWho Emergency Podcast New Doctor
12-05-2022
TDP 1062: #DoctorWho Emergency Podcast New Doctor
TDP 1067: #DoctorWho Stranded 4
07-05-2022
TDP 1067: #DoctorWho Stranded 4
This title was released in April 2022. It will be exclusively available to buy from the Big Finish website until 31 May 2022, and on general sale after this date. After crashing in 2020 London, the TARDIS crew has found the future of the universe altered and the human race doomed. As the Doctor tries desperately to unravel the paradox, all roads lead back to Baker Street, and the greatest test of all... 4.1 Crossed Lines by Matt Fitton The Doctor interrupts a pivotal journey for young Robin, while Tania and Helen are caught up in events past and present. As the timeline dissolves and the Void encroaches, the Doctor’s friends ask the Curator for help. But he is not the man he was... 4.2 Get Andy by Lisa McMullin The Doctor resolves to make a difference and save one life in particular. But someone else is making a beeline for Sergeant Andy Davidson. Mr Bird has something to prove, and he will go to any extreme to do it... 4.3 The Keys of Baker Street by Roy Gill Homing in on the root of the problem, the Doctor attempts a risky solution – and disaster strikes. Soon, 107 Baker Street is all that’s left of reality, as the residents climb the floors to face their destiny. 4.4 Best Year Ever by John Dorney What happens if the world is actually fixed? There are times when even the Doctor cannot help. And whatever the outcome, Liv and Tania have a decision to make.
TDP 1066: #DoctorWho The Mind Of The Hodiac
30-04-2022
TDP 1066: #DoctorWho The Mind Of The Hodiac
This title was released in March 2022. It will be exclusively available to buy from the Big Finish website until 30 April 2022, and on general sale after this date. In the depths of space, the mysterious Hodiac is manipulating the Galactic Stock Exchange to raise money. His aim? To hire mercenaries for a deadly quest across the stars. Meanwhile, on Earth, an ordinary British family is plagued by a series of psychic events. The one thing connecting these events is a magnificent patchwork coat – which just so happens to belong to the Doctor!
TDP 1064: #DoctorWho 11.2. Doctor Who: The Ravencliff Witch
27-04-2022
TDP 1064: #DoctorWho 11.2. Doctor Who: The Ravencliff Witch
11.2 The Ravencliff Witch by David Llewellyn The TARDIS lands in Ravencliff, a small town on the English coast that stands in the shade of a newly built power station. And that just happens to be haunted. Every now and then a spectral figure is glimpsed on the beach - the Ravencliff witch. And every time she appears, it’s the prelude to disaster. The Doctor has to solve the mystery of her appearances if he wants to prevent a catastrophe. But he won’t have to do it alone – as he has the help of Margaret Hopwood, a renowned sculptor destined to play a big part in his life. Note: This title is also available on CD as part of
TDP 1063:  #DoctorWho Solo 1 11.1  Blood of the Time Lords
24-04-2022
TDP 1063: #DoctorWho Solo 1 11.1 Blood of the Time Lords
11.1 Blood of the Time Lords by Timothy X Atack The book known as The Dischord Grimoire is an incredibly powerful tome, believed capable of altering the true passage of time itself. And the Doctor has it in the TARDIS. Wanting to look into this mysterious opus further, he decides to take it to an old friend in The Recusary – a monastery-like retreat on a moon of Gallifrey. But he’s chosen an inauspicious time to arrive. Something else is visiting the Recusary. And this something hasn’t brought a book with it... but death. Note: This title is also available on CD as part of
TDP 1065: #DoctorWho Legend of the Seadevils
20-04-2022
TDP 1065: #DoctorWho Legend of the Seadevils
Legend of the Sea Devils" is the second of the  of the British science fiction television programme Doctor Who, which was broadcast on BBC One on 17 April 2022. It was written by  and , and directed by Haolu Wang. The episode follows "", serving as an Easter special. The episode stars  in her penultimate episode as the , alongside  and  as her ,  and , respectively.   In 1807 , the pirate  raids a village and kills Ying Wai, the young Ying Ki's father, who kept the  Marsissus trapped in stone using a glowing gem, and unwittingly releases Marsissus. , , and  arrive to confront Marsissus and investigate the village. Ying Ki and Dan take the gem, split off, and swim out to Ching’s ship to take revenge. Ching reveals she is after the treasure of the legendary sailor Ji-Hun (who disappeared searching for the lost  treasure) because she needs it to pay the ransom for her kidnapped crew, including her two young sons. The Sea Devils unleash a leviathan, the Huasen, on Ching’s ship. The Doctor and Yaz travel back 274 years and witness a Sea Devil betraying Ji-Hun aboard the latter’s ship. Returning to 1807, they try to find the shipwreck to no avail. The Huasen takes the TARDIS, with the Doctor and Yaz inside, to the Sea Devils’ undersea lair. The Sea Devils seek the gem, the Keystone, to execute their plan. Pretending they have it, the Doctor and Yaz use it as leverage to board Ji-Hun's ship, which has been retrofitted with alien technology. They are shown Ji-Hun, who has been kept alive in stasis. He reveals he tricked the Sea Devils in their deal. Marsissus calls the Doctor’s bluff, claiming the Huasen has discovered the Keystone. Ji-Hun, the Doctor, and Yaz board Ching's ship. Ji-Hun finds out Ying Ki is his most trusted crew member Lee's descendant and reveals he gave the Keystone to Lee, who escaped his ship. The Doctor discovers Ying Wai's plan. Marsissus seizes the Keystone just as the Doctor realizes the Sea Devils plan to use it to flood . The protagonists fight the Sea Devils aboard Ching's ship. The Doctor tampers with Ji-Hun's ship’s alien technology but destroying it requires two cables to be held together. The Doctor volunteers to stay back while the others escape, but Ji-Hun offers to sacrifice himself instead. Madame Ching announces she has adopted Ying Ki and recovered enough treasure to pay the ransom. Dan calls his love interest Diane. Yaz confesses her romantic feelings toward the Doctor, who reluctantly turns her down out of fear of being hurt while affirming how special Yaz is to her and wishes they will stay together forever.
TDP 1055: Space 1999 Volume 02: Earthbound
17-04-2022
TDP 1055: Space 1999 Volume 02: Earthbound
This title was released in February 2022. It will be exclusively available to buy from the Big Finish website until 31 March 2022, and on general sale after this date. These are dark times on Moonbase Alpha, and along comes an opportunity to return home to Earth. For one of the Alphans, this is the end of their journey… 2.1 Mooncatcher by Marc Platt Strange alien messages are being beamed at Moonbase Alpha. Are they a welcome or a warning? No one can tell. When a giant object appears on the long-range scanners, stir-crazy Alpha personnel are keen to investigate. But when Delta One’s secrets begin to unfold, an unexpected and disturbing series of events is set in motion. 2.2 Earthbound by Iain Meadows Is the Moon truly destined to roam the stars forever, or should the people of Alpha divert their efforts towards a return mission to Earth? Koenig knows in his heart that Earth is lost to them. But Commissioner Simmons is convinced returning home is a serious option. Perhaps there’s only one way to resolve the issue once and for all. But will an experiment in democracy tear Alpha apart, leaving it open to incoming alien dangers? 2.3 Journey’s End by Nicholas Briggs The Kaldosians have arrived. Can their advanced technology offer a solution to the Project Earthbound mission? Their leader, Zantor, makes an emotional connection. But will this only lead to heartbreak and death? Based on the original tv series created by Gerry and Sylvia Anderson. Space 1999 © ITC Entertainment Group Limited 1975 and 2021. Licensed by ITV Ventures Limited. All rights reserved.
TDP 1061:  Binge The Book of Boba Fett  Episode 7 #StarWars
13-04-2022
TDP 1061: Binge The Book of Boba Fett Episode 7 #StarWars
TDP 1061:  Binge The Book of Boba Fett  Episode 7 #StarWars   R2-D2 flies Grogu, who has chosen Djarin's chain mail, to Motto's hangar. Bane and the Pykes confront Fett, Shand, and Djarin outside the remains of the Sanctuary, where Bane reveals that the Pykes killed Fett's Tusken tribe and framed the biker gang. The other crime families betray Fett and attack his soldiers throughout Mos Espa. Fett and Djarin send Shaiz's majordomo to distract the Pykes, allowing the pair to attack the group though they are soon outnumbered. Freetown's citizens and the cyborgs arrive to save the pair, but the group are overwhelmed again by two shielded Scorpenek droids. Motto arrives with Grogu, who helps Djarin destroy one of the Scorpeneks while Fett's rancor destroys the other. Bane scares off the rancor and defeats Fett in a gun duel, but Fett kills Bane with his gaffi stick. Grogu lulls the rancor to sleep, ending its rampage. In Mos Eisley, Shand kills the Pyke boss, Shaiz, and the other crime lords. As Mos Espa praises Fett, Djarin and Grogu fly away in their N-1 starfighter. Later, Vanth heals in Fett's bacta tank with the mod artist standing nearby.
TDP 1060: Binge The Book of Boba Fett  Episode 5 and 6 #StarWars
11-04-2022
TDP 1060: Binge The Book of Boba Fett Episode 5 and 6 #StarWars
TDP 1060: Binge The Book of Boba Fett  Episode 5 and 6 #StarWars   After  tracks and kills a bounty, he delivers the bounty's head for directions to a Mandalorian hideout. There, he finds  and , survivors of their tribe of Mandalorian warriors, who inspect the  that he won from . The Armorer explains that whoever wins the Darksaber in combat can become the ruler of Mandalore, though their civilization was destroyed by the Empire. The Armorer turns Djarin's beskar spear into a gift for his former charge, . Vizsla, a descendant of the Darksaber's creator Tarre Vizsla, challenges Djarin to a duel for the saber. Djarin defeats Vizsla but reveals that he previously broke their tribe's code by removing his helmet. Rejected by the tribe, Djarin takes a commercial transport to meet  on Tatooine, who has an old  to replace his previous ship, the Razor Crest. Together, they fix and modify the starship and Djarin takes it for a test flight. Upon his return, Fennec Shand arrives and asks Djarin to assist Boba Fett in the upcoming war. He agrees, but only after he visits a friend.   , marshal of Tatooine's Freetown (formerly Mos Pelgo), confronts and shoots Pyke spice runners. Djarin flies to a forested world to visit Grogu, and is greeted by  and . Tano convinces Djarin that his presence will hinder Grogu, so he returns to Tatooine after asking Tano to deliver the gift—a beskar  tunic—to the youngling.  Master  has begun training Grogu, his first student, to use the Force. Skywalker helps the youngling remember his home, the Jedi Temple on Coruscant, where he saw many Jedi killed during . Fett and his allies discuss their manpower shortage, and Djarin travels to Freetown to enlist Vanth and his people. After Djarin leaves, the hired gun  arrives on behalf of the Pykes to order the town to be neutral in the upcoming war. Following a standoff, Bane shoots both the marshal and his deputy. Two Pykes later bomb the Sanctuary in Mos Espa. Skywalker, bearing Djarin's gift, gives a choice to Grogu: take the chain mail and stop his training, or take 's lightsaber and be trained as a Jedi.
TDP 1059:   Binge The Book of Boba Fett  Episode 4 #StarWars
09-04-2022
TDP 1059: Binge The Book of Boba Fett Episode 4 #StarWars
TDP 1059:   Binge The Book of Boba Fett  Episode 4   In the bacta tank, Fett remembers trying to reclaim his  from Jabba's Palace, which was heavily guarded. When he discovered Shand dying from a gut wound, Fett took her to a Mos Eisley mod-parlor, where her life was saved with cybernetics. In return, Fett requested Shand's help to break into the palace, now ruled by . After fighting the guards and retrieving Fett's ship, Shand decided to stay with Fett. They killed the biker gang that Fett believed to have massacred his Tusken tribe, before flying to the sarlacc pit to retrieve his armor. Shand killed the attacking sarlacc with a seismic charge, though Fett did not find his armor inside. In the present, Fett emerges from the bacta tank fully healed. He witnesses Krrsantan fighting  in the Sanctuary and hires him. At a banquet, he urges Mos Espa's other crime bosses to unite against the Pyke Syndicate, but they refuse. With the rancor's presence, Fett convinces them to remain neutral while he fights the Syndicate alone. Shand suggests that they hire reinforcements for the imminent war.
TDP 1058: Binge The Book of Boba Fett  Episode 3
07-04-2022
TDP 1058: Binge The Book of Boba Fett Episode 3
TDP 1058: Binge The Book of Boba Fett  Episode 3   Fett is asked by water-monger Lortha Peel to punish a gang of  who are stealing his water in Mos Espa, claiming that the citizens of Tatooine do not respect Fett yet. Upon seeing that the gang has no work, Fett employs the cyborgs as enforcers and demands that Peel reduce his prices. In his bacta tank, Fett recalls seeking the toll from the Pykes on behalf of the Tusken tribe, only to find the tribe destroyed by the Nikto gang on his return. His memories are interrupted when Fett is attacked by Krrsantan. Fett, Shand, the guards, and the cyborgs fight off and capture the Wookiee. The Twins soon apologize for sending Krrsantan, claiming that Shaiz has promised Jabba's territory to another syndicate. The Twins vow to leave Tatooine and gift a  to Fett. After releasing Krrsantan and resolving to train the rancor, Fett goes to Mos Espa with Shand and the cyborgs to question Shaiz. They find the mayor absent but chase down his majordomo who reveals that Shaiz is working with the Pykes. Later, the Pykes begin arriving in Mos Espa and Fett decides to prepare for war.
TDP 1057: Binge The Book of Boba Fett  Episode 2
05-04-2022
TDP 1057: Binge The Book of Boba Fett Episode 2
TDP 1057: Binge The Book of Boba Fett  Episode 2   Fett and Shand interrogate the captured assassin who claims to have been hired by Mok Shaiz, the Mayor of Mos Espa. Shaiz denies this but offers payment to Fett for capturing the assassin and suggests that they visit the Sanctuary again. Fwip informs Fett that two of Jabba's cousins, a pair of Hutts known as "The Twins", want to claim Jabba's throne for themselves. The Twins arrive with the Wookiee bounty hunter  and try to intimidate Fett, but he refuses to submit. In the bacta tank, Fett remembers the Tuskens teaching him their style of combat and desert survival skills. After the tribe was attacked by a  Syndicate spice train, Fett stole  from a nearby  gang and taught the Tuskens how to ride them. He led the tribe in a successful attack to stop the train and warned the surviving Pykes that they would have to pay a toll to enter the Tuskens' territory in the future. To be admitted into the Tusken tribe, Fett was guided by a lizard inside his head to a branch, which he turned into his gaffi stick. The tribe then held a ceremony to accept him.
TDP 1056: Binge The Book of Boba Fett  Episode 1
03-04-2022
TDP 1056: Binge The Book of Boba Fett Episode 1
TDP 1056: Binge The Book of Boba Fett  Episode 1    barely escapes from the  that swallowed him and is left for dead by  who steal his Mandalorian armor. He is captured by  and fails to escape their camp. Five years later, Fett and  have taken control of 's criminal empire on . They receive  from local dignitaries and gain the services of two  guards. Fett and Shand visit the Sanctuary, a cantina in Mos Espa run by Garsa Fwip, who also offers a tribute. Outside the cantina, the group is ambushed by assassins, whom they fight off. Shand captures one of the assailants after pursuing them across the rooftops. The guards take an injured Fett to the palace and place him in a  tank for healing. Fett remembers his time with the Tuskens: he and a  prisoner were forced to dig for black melons in the desert until they were attacked by a large sand creature that killed the Rodian. Fett killed the creature, saving a Tusken child and earning the respect of the tribe.