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The Afterword Podcast

This is GLK London calling the audio companion to

The sound of the waifs and strays of the Word magazine blog (RIP), musing along the byways of popular culture. We blather, you listen — that’s the deal.

Dec 27, 2015

DFB, through a mixture of blackmail and downright pleading, gets the director of the recent finale to Series 9 of 'Doctor Who' to sit down during her hectic schedule to answer some questions from The Massive and the Interweb.

- is the instant damning or praise from social media a good\bad thing?

- what are fan conventions like and are they no longer a cliché?

- is going with the accepted or easiest solutions always good for the show and viewer?

- Is it just all too complicated?

If you haven't watched her two episodes 'Heaven Sent' or 'Hell bent' then it may help with listening to this podcast. And in the case of Heaven Sent it works as a standalone episode for which you need very little foreknowledge to appreciate a tour-de-force of writing, acting, design, lighting and direction.