REBROADCAST - But what do I do every day, mum?
Doctor Who: The Moment
by Tom Dickinson
1y ago
Season 4 of The Moment is on its way! But it is not quite ready yet. In the meantime, we're revisiting some episodes from previous seasons of The Moment. This week, we revisit episode 2.03 with Deb Stanish, to discuss a moment from 2005's The Parting of the Ways, the finale of Christopher Eccleston's first and only season as the Doctor. We discuss how Rose's perspective really spoke to Deb's personal history, the Doctor's history of putting companions' safety before their agency, and the aspects of the scene that some fans find troublingly classist. Special Guest: Deb Stanish. Support Doctor W ..read more
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REBROADCAST - The Sting
Doctor Who: The Moment
by Tom Dickinson
1y ago
Season 4 of The Moment is on its way! But it is not quite ready yet. In the meantime, we're revisiting some episodes from previous seasons of The Moment. This week, we revisit episode 2.07 with Houman Sadri, to discuss a moment from Part two of the 1975 serial Pyramids of Mars, from Tom Baker's second season of Doctor Who. We discuss how sound can terrify us, the impact of opening and closing credits on a viewing experience, and the role that fear and tension and cliffhangers have in making Doctor Who what it is. Special Guest: Houman Sadri. Support Doctor Who: The Moment Links: Pyramids of M ..read more
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3.06 - Let me take it from the top. Hello, I'm the Doctor.
Doctor Who: The Moment
by Tom Dickinson
3y ago
This week, I'm joined by Delia Gallegos, to discuss a moment from 2020's Fugitive of the Judoon. The episode aired in the middle of Jodie Whittaker's first season as the Doctor, and introduces Jo Martin as a previously unknown incarnation of the Doctor. We talk about the sheer amazing surprise of the reveal, how Jo Martin and Jodie Whittaker play on one another, and what the future may hold for this incarnation of the Doctor. Special Guest: Delia Gallegos. Support Doctor Who: The Moment Links: Fugitive of the Judoon - Wikipedia — "Fugitive of the Judoon" is the fifth episode of the twelfth se ..read more
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3.05 - We're all stories in the end.
Doctor Who: The Moment
by Tom Dickinson
3y ago
This week, I'm joined by Adrienne Enderle, to discuss a moment from 2010's The Big Bang, the finale of Matt Smith's first season as the Eleventh Doctor. We talk about what it means to be a story, how we can make it a good one, and what makes the story of Doctor Who so important during our pandemic year. You can follow Adrienne on Twitter at @alwaysadrienne. Special Guest: Adrienne Enderle. Support Doctor Who: The Moment Links: The Big Bang (Doctor Who) - Wikipedia — "The Big Bang" is the thirteenth and final episode of the fifth series of British science fiction television programme Doctor Wh ..read more
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3.04 - I'm just having fun!
Doctor Who: The Moment
by Tom Dickinson
3y ago
This week, I'm joined by Paul Cornell, to discuss a moment from 1979's Nightmare of Eden, the fourth serial of Tom Baker's penultimate season as the Fourth Doctor. We talk about the Doctor's history of employment and unemployment, the Fourth Doctor's particular relationship with money and commerce, and whether or not Paul is in fact "just having fun." You can follow Paul on Twitter at @Paul_Cornell. Special Guest: Paul Cornell. Support Doctor Who: The Moment Links: Nightmare of Eden - Wikipedia — Nightmare of Eden is the fourth serial of the 17th season of the British science fiction televisi ..read more
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3.03 - Like it's meant to be flown!
Doctor Who: The Moment
by Tom Dickinson
3y ago
This week, I'm joined by Sanjay Lago, to discuss a moment from 2008's Journey's End, the finale of series four, David Tennant's third and final full season as the Doctor. We talk about the culmination of four years of Doctor Who storytelling, how Doctor Who got Sanjay through hard times, and what such a scene of togetherness can mean to us now during a long period of isolation. You can follow Sanjay on Twitter at @SanjayLago. Special Guest: Sanjay Lago. Support Doctor Who: The Moment Links: Journey's End (Doctor Who) - Wikipedia — "Journey's End" is the thirteenth and final episode of the fou ..read more
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3.02 - Be a Doctor.
Doctor Who: The Moment
by Tom Dickinson
3y ago
This week, I'm joined by Merlin Mann, to discuss another moment from The Day of the Doctor, the 50th anniversary special from 2013, featuring Matt Smith as the Eleventh Doctor, David Tennant as the Tenth Doctor, John Hurt as the War Doctor, and Jenna Coleman as Clara Oswald. We discuss what it means to for the Doctor to encounter himself from another time, how media nostalgia can do the same for us, and how the Doctor's promise makes him such a compelling character. You can follow Merlin on Twitter at @hotdogsladies. Special Guest: Merlin Mann. Support Doctor Who: The Moment Links: The Day of ..read more
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3.01 - You know, I really think you might.
Doctor Who: The Moment
by Tom Dickinson
3y ago
To kick off this season, I'm joined by Shannon Dohar, to discuss a moment from The Day of the Doctor, the 50th anniversary special from 2013, featuring Matt Smith as the Eleventh Doctor and Tom Baker as the Curator. We discuss the magic of Tom Baker's voice, the ways we respond to art, and what exactly makes a great curator. You can follow Shannon on Twitter at @sdohar. Special Guest: Shannon Dohar. Support Doctor Who: The Moment Links: The Day of the Doctor - Wikipedia — "The Day of the Doctor" is a special episode of the British science fiction television programme Doctor Who, marking the p ..read more
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Season 3 Trailer
Doctor Who: The Moment
by Tom Dickinson
3y ago
Each week on The Moment, I speak with a different guest about an individual moment in an episode of Doctor Who that means a lot to them. Season 3 premieres January 6th, 2021. Featured voices: Tom Dickinson Merlin Mann Delia Gallegos Sanjay Lago Paul Cornell Adrienne Enderle Shannon Dohar Featured music: "Fishing Take Down" by Segun Akinola "Lo-fi Chill Beats for Time And Space Travel" by Telesnaps. Support Doctor Who: The Moment Links: Doctor Who: The Moment on Patreon ..read more
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2.13 - As we learn about each other, so we learn about ourselves.
Doctor Who: The Moment
by Tom Dickinson
3y ago
For the final episode of season two of The Moment, I'm joined by Graeme Burk, to discuss two parallel moments: one from 2005's The End of The World, featuring Christopher Eccleston as the Ninth Doctor and Billie Piper as Rose, and one from 1964's The Edge of Destruction, featuring William Hartnell as the First Doctor and Jacqueline Hill as Barbara. We talk about how the Doctor learns to open up to his companions, how the show's storytelling style and approach to character has changed, and the importance of character drama as the core element of Doctor Who. You can follow Graeme on Twitter at ..read more
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