Archive for the ‘Dr Who’ Category

Mack Nuggets

30Jul17

Here’s what I’ve been up to on BOBfm lately including: The Doctor in ‘Doctor Who’ should not be a woman. Mark The Shark. A fancy dress story. Scam-a-lam-a-ding-dong. The relative that came back from the dead. Miniaturisation in the 21st century. Mandy checks in but has she already checked out? The Great Tandoori Transplant. Craic […]


In the latest episode of my show for America, Peter Frampton talks about how his life changed after Frampton Comes Alive, working with David Bowie, saving a bird and what he’s up to these days. In “What’s Happening in Britain?”; Dr Who fans furious over the choice of the new Doctor; Should you tip at a petrol station? […]


They shouldn’t have chosen a woman to play The Doctor in ‘Doctor Who’! Some fans of the show are furious now that Jodie Whittaker has been confirmed as the show’s first female Doctor. Here’s a few things that have appeared on Twitter; “#DoctorWho has been ripped out of his essence to make a bunch of […]


As soon as I closed the mike, the studio hotline started to flash. The hotline has a secret phone number that is only known to a select group of people at the radio station. When it rings, it’s usually the boss telling you you’ve messed up. In 1994, I was presenting the Breakfast Show on […]


Australians are hard working, no-nonsense, practical people. They might not follow all of the rules but they get the job done. They also love to have fun. For two weeks in June 1993, as part of the broadcasting course I was on at the Australian Film Television and Radio School, I was working at the radio […]


Who’s Who?

04Jun13

Matt Smith is quitting Doctor Who after four years. Has it been four years? It feels like he’s only just started. He must have some kind of time machine! I’ve felt like a time traveler myself many times. I left the UK in 1983 and lived in Australia and New Zealand until 1997. When you’re […]