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Extra! – Generous Jemma

We’ve pulled another delightful interview out of the vault! Deb had the pleasure of speaking with Jemma Redgrave at LI Who in 2016. Join Deb and Erika as we chat about the con and then listen as Deb talks to Jemma about how badly she wanted a part on Doctor Who, how she made her children watch the classic series, having a family of actors, and of course, lots about Kate Stewart! (And more!)

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Related link:
UNIT Encounters: Cover Reveal!

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Extra! – Polly-Anneke

verityextraannekeIt’s time for another con-sourced interview! Join Deb and Erika as they chat very briefly about Deb’s experience interviewing Anneke Wills at Long Island Who. Then listen to the interview. This lady has had quite a life! Tragedy, success, and strawberries with John Lennon. What more could you ask for?

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Extra! – The First (Companion) Shall Be Last

VerityExtraCaroleAnnFordWe bring our year of companions to a close by returning to the very first one, Susan. (Though apparently that distinction is up for debate, as is anything and everything in Doctor Who!) Join Deb, Erika, and Liz as we talk about Susan’s tenure on the show and her place in the pantheon of companions. Does she reverberate throughout the history of the show? Or is she an outlier? It’s a fun discussion!

Then Deb interviews Carole Ann Ford herself at LI Who. Listen in as they chat about Susan from the perspective of the woman who brought her to life!

What do you think of Susan? And how do you think she fits into the history of the show? Let us know in the comments!

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Related links:
Lazy Doctor Who reviews “The Sensorites”
An Earthly Child from Big Finish
Companion Piece: Women Celebrate the Humans, Aliens and Tin Dogs of Doctor Who
“Dimensions in Time”

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