There are some technicalities abound, but there are some who consider Doctor Who’s 23rd season, “The Trial of a Time Lord”, one long running serial of 14 parts. It’s easily debatable as there are clearly 3 separate serials that stand on their own with a wrap-around. But, to appease both parties of ideals, we are going to do it in one shot this week, but in 4 separate segments.

Our first piece of evidence presented is “The Mysterious Planet” which comes from legendary Doctor Who scribe Robert Holmes. This one features a revamp of the show after feedback on the previous season, and a much lesser budget. We meet The Inquisitor, The Valeyard and Sabalom Glitz in the trial kick off. And who doesn’t love underground tunnels and big goofy robots when it comes to Doctor Who?

Rachel Frend from the The Five(ish) Fangirls Podcast and the Gold Standard – Oscars Podcast is the Companion for Doctor Who: The Colin Baker Era.

The Brandon Peters Show “Trial of a Time Lord” Old Space Show Special with Rachel Frend will return tomorrow (3/29) with “Mindwarp”.


Brandon – Shure SM58-LC (Skype Recorded Audio)
Rachel – Yeti (Skype recorded audio)

Post Production
NCH Wavepad Masters Edition v8.38
NCH MixPad Masters v5.22
The Levelator 2

RUNTIME: 52 minutes

If you’re wanting to watch along (as of this posting), Doctor Who: The Trial of a Time Lord (Season 23) is available on DVD & Blu-ray. It is currently streaming on Britbox. You can purchase it digitally on AppleTV.

Brandon Peters

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