New Doctor Who Companion Pearl Mackie Reaktion

April 27, 2016

Pearl Mackie is the new Doctor Who companion, in the year’s second biggest Doctor Who news. Unveiled, strangely, during a football match, the actress had her first outing as Bill in a short two minute trailer of knowing meta Dalek-mocking nonsense. But what did we think of it?

PLUS: We talk everything from Star Wars to Torchwood, via Monty Python.

Your hosts this week are James McLean, and Christian Cawley.


Shownotes Series 6 Episode 9

Theme tune by Russell Hugo. Thanks, Russell!

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What’s more, you can now listen and subscribe to the podKast via our Audioboom channel (formerly Audioboo)! Head to and click play to start listening. You can also comment and record your own boos in response to our discussions! Meanwhile you can use the player below to listen through Audioboom:

You haven’t clicked play yet?! What are you waiting for? As well as our new Stitcher and Audioboo presence you can also use one of these amazingly convenient ways to download and enjoy this week’s podKast.

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