Episode 84 - Tansy Rayner Roberts & Ghosts UK
Doctor Who: Who & Company
by Brent Johnson & Drew Meyer
2w ago
This month's guest is an accomplished author and a member of the all-female Doctor Who podcast, Verity!  It's Tansy Rayner Roberts!  Tansy stops by to discuss her writing career, her lifelong fandom of Doctor Who, confusing Australian time zones, and how Doctor Who in 2024 has sparked a newfound love of the show from her kids. Then Tansy presents her Pick of the Month - the original UK version of the hit sitcom, Ghosts!  Find out why the show has such staying power and consistency, how its concept has spawned several remakes in different countries, the comedy troupe that powers ..read more
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Episode 83a - Tribute to William Russell
Doctor Who: Who & Company
by Brent Johnson & Drew Meyer
1M ago
Doctor Who icon William Russell sadly passed away this week at the age of 99. He was Ian Chesterton, first male companion of the Doctor, and we had a rare chance to sit and talk with him in 2018 at a convention in Baltimore, MD. In remembrance of William Russell, we present to you our interview from 2018 discussing Doctor Who and his time as the great Sir Lancelot! --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/doctorwhoandcompany/support ..read more
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Episode 83 - Paul J. Salamoff & The Twilight Zone
Doctor Who: Who & Company
by Brent Johnson & Drew Meyer
2M ago
Our very special guest this month has been working in the film industry for over 30 years.  He's written for countless comic franchises including Logan's Run (and his own - Discord), worked as a special effects makeup artist for some of the biggest names in Hollywood, created incredible puppetry for many big-named films, and even won a Saturn award for his own film that he wrote & directed, Encounter (2019).  And if all that isn't enough, he even owns a Dalek, a Zygon, and THE original TARDIS console from the 1996 TV Movie!  He's Paul J. Salamoff and he joins us to talk abou ..read more
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Episode 81 - Jason Miller & Dark Shadows
Doctor Who: Who & Company
by Brent Johnson & Drew Meyer
5M ago
This month, podcaster Jason Miller joins us to discuss his weekly podcast, Doctor Who Literature!  It's full of insightful information and fantastic guests.  He's here to talk about what led him into podcasting, his recent fun-filled weekend at Gallifrey One 2024, and the exact moment he fell in love with Doctor Who. Then we drive a stake through someone's heart this Valentine's Day month with Jason's Pick of the Month - the 1966-1971 ABC smash daytime hit, Dark Shadows!  Some of us are new to this show and some have been watching for years, but we all agree that this was an exc ..read more
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Episode 79 - Robert Valentine & Miss Marple
Doctor Who: Who & Company
by Brent Johnson & Drew Meyer
7M ago
We hope you had a great year and a happy holiday season!  We close out the year and Season 7 with writer/director Robert Valentine!  Rob joins us to discuss his work at Big Finish, what it's like to win an award from the BBC, and his thoughts on the 60th Anniversary specials. Then Rob invites us to tea to talk all about his Pick of the Month, the classic 80s TV version of Agatha Christie's Miss Marple starring Joan Hickson.  We ask why this is such an important show to him, the differences of the many actresses who've played Miss Marple, and delve into three of his most favorite ..read more
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Episode 78 - Michele Simmons & Loki
Doctor Who: Who & Company
by Brent Johnson & Drew Meyer
8M ago
This month, we complete the set of DWP hosts as Michele Simmons joins us to discuss her origins with The Doctor Who Podcast, Greek mythology, and taking Captain Yates out for pizza in her mom's stationwagon.  What?  What? WHAT? Then Michele brings along her Pick of the Month, the red-hot Marvel TV smash Loki!   Find out why we think this series stands out from the other Marvel TV shows, just how intricate the character of Loki is, and that slam-bang of an ending in Season 2. Thanks for listening! --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/doctorwhoandcomp ..read more
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Episode 77 - Ian McCann & One Foot in the Grave
Doctor Who: Who & Company
by Brent Johnson & Drew Meyer
9M ago
Joining us this month is actor, writer, and worldwide convention goer, Ian McCann! Ian joins us to discuss his original way of getting into Doctor Who, how conventions differ in other parts of the world, and his thoughts for the 60th Anniversary. Then Ian brings his Pick of the Month - the extremely popular sitcom of the 90s, One Foot in the Grave! What's the long-lasting appeal of this show and why do we love it? And is it true that the whole cast has been in Doctor Who? Tune in and find out, but be warned: HUGE spoilers for the finale episode. --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spo ..read more
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Episode 76 - LI Who Wrap-Up with Jan Chappell, Richard Ashton & Brian Croucher
Doctor Who: Who & Company
by Brent Johnson & Drew Meyer
10M ago
Our LI Who 2023 coverage concludes this month with three interviews from the convention! We sat down with Brian Croucher and Jan Chappell from Blake's 7 fame and Richard Ashton who played an Ice Warrior named Friday in Empress of Mars. Come join us! whoandcompany@yahoo.com --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/doctorwhoandcompany/support ..read more
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Episode 75 - Michael Troughton & Blackadder (LIVE at LI Who 60)
Doctor Who: Who & Company
by Brent Johnson & Drew Meyer
11M ago
LIVE from Long Island Who 60 on August 19, 2023!  We had the pleasure of entertaining a fantastic live audience by interviewing none other than actor/author Michael Troughton!  We discussed his career so far, visiting the Doctor Who set 3 times as a child, his time as a physics teacher, and yes, even some animal impressions. Then we switch gears as Michael presents his Pick of the Month, the legendary Rowan Atkinson BBC comedy classic, Blackadder!  How did we all discover this show?  Which quote from the show does Michael use in real life?  What was it like attending a ..read more
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Episode 74 - Abie Ekenezar & Star Trek: Discovery
Doctor Who: Who & Company
by Brent Johnson & Drew Meyer
1y ago
Welcome back!  This month's guest is an award-winning writer, producer, director, actress...she's pretty much done it all.  She's Abie Ekenezar and she's here to discuss her favorite show, Doctor Who!  We find out how she got into film, what Jason Mamoa may agree to when he's been drinking, and why not all elves are bad. Then Abie brings us her Pick of the Month, the debut Star Trek series for CBS All Access/Paramount Plus, Star Trek: Discovery!  We discuss just how different each season can be, the devastating character-driven plot of Season 4, what we all wish for the fif ..read more
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