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The CultBox Podcast Roundup – November 2022

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Welcome to the Podcast Roundup for November 2022 – our favourites in the worlds of CultBox. 

Our picks this month, in no particular order, are…

Acting for Others Presents… Miriam Margolyes and Sir Derek Jacobi

In a new podcast, fundraising for theatre workers in need, two theatrical legends meet. Highlights include Jacobi’s mortifying Boris Karloff faux pas and Margolyes’ remarkable observation upon meeting Harold Pinter. It’s vintage stuff!

Also released this month is an episode featuring Dame Eileen Atkins and Adjoa Andoh.

The Doctor Who Show: Interview – Doctor Who Am I

The Doctor Who Show podcast artwork

In a timely extract from their archive, recorded in 2015, this is an interview with the Doctor Who TV Movie scribe and now documentary maker Matthew Jacobs. With Doctor Who Am I now released, it’s an interesting chat (and a reminder of how long such projects can be in gestation!)

Real Dictators: Robert Mugabe

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We still can’t get enough of Paul McGann’s fascinating history podcast. This month, it chronicles the rise, fall and legacy of Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe, who controlled the country between 1980 and 2017.

Who & Company Ep 66 – Chris Chapman & Transformers

Director Chris Chapman talks about how he got into creating documentaries for the Doctor Who DVD and Blu-Ray range. He also talks about his Big Finish writing career and his enduring love for Transformers.

WHO Corner to Corner #51 – Colin Baker Chat

Who Corner to Corner podcast

Who C2C’s highest profile guest yet was the mighty Colin Baker. In a lengthy chat, prior to both his tour in The Hound of the Baskervilles and the transmission of The Power of the Doctor, the wide ranging chat covers his time on Doctor Who, Big Finish adventures and more!

Film Stories with Simon Brew

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This month, Simon Brew looked at the Film Stories behind… Starter for Ten, Aliens, Ed Wood, The Last Duel, Boogie Nights, Unforgiven, The Thomas Crowne Affair (1999) and he takes a second look at Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves.

So, happy listening… and do let us know if you have any recommendations too.