Before we start our next Year of Women mini-arc, we thought we’d cap off our Competent Women arc by sharing an interview with Lalla Ward. She played one of the most competent women in the history of Doctor Who, Romana! Join Deb and Erika as they briefly chat about the interview, which took place at LI Who in November, 2017, and then please enjoy the interview!
We’ve got another new feature for you this year: “the hot seat”! Join Deb, Katrina, and Tansy, as they grill Erika about…well, about anything at all! It’s like a Verity-only version of Ask Verity Anything!
2018 brings another new Verity! feature: Perfect Match, in which a Verity selects a classic Who story and a modern Who story that go together…for whatever reason. Join Erika, Lynne, and Tansy as we compare and contrast Tansy’s perfect match: “The Romans” and “The Fires of Pompeii”.
What ties do you see between these two stories? How has storytelling evolved between these two tales, and how does that affect the show? Let us know what you think in the comments!
Another wildly successful Gallifrey One is in the books! From the silly to the sublime to the truly moving, it was a weekend to remember. Join Deb, Erika, Katrina, and Liz as we reminisce about the amazing weekend that was.
Were you at Gally as well? Share your highlights and memories in the comments!
You may have been expecting a Gallifrey One wrap-up episode, and you’ll get one, but not this week! The tail end of Gally was intense and emotional and busy and some of us needed a little space to process. Instead, you get something delightful and fun to tide you over. Hope you enjoy!
Remember when we played “Unfortunate Episode Titles” and Liz mocked poor Deb mercilessly? We sure do! That’s why this week Liz takes over the podcast and runs Deb, Erika, and Tansy through her very own gauntlet of episode titles!
It’s time to wrap up our first mini-arc of 2018! Join Deb, Erika, Liz, and Liz as we talk about the history of competent women in Doctor Who. We discuss some favorites, some common threads, and have a jolly good time doing it!
There’s no way we could cover them all, so let us know who you think of when you think of competent women in our favorite show–the comments are open!
The final story in our competent-women mini-arc is “Battlefield” another story with a number of women to discuss. Join Deb, Erika, Katrina, and Liz as we dig into this classic story. From witch-queens to explosive companions to brigadiers to helicopter pilots, there’s a lot to talk about!
What do you think of the cavalcade of ladies in this story? Let us know in the comments!