Doctor Who: #WhoForSchools Campaign Records Exclusive Season 26 Commentary

Kayti Burt

Oct 25, 2019

The one factor higher than listening to a Physician Who podcast? Listening to a Who podcast whereas serving to to make the world a greater place.

Over 50 Physician Who podcasters, writers, and artists—in addition to Traditional Who star Sophie Aldred (aka Ace)—are coming collectively to document commentaries for Season 26, the ultimate season of Traditional Who, on the 30th anniversary of its authentic broadcast. The extra pressing event? To lift cash for a trigger The Physician helps wholeheartedly: growing entry to training world wide. 

The marketing campaign known as #WhoForSchools, and people who contribute no less than $10 to one of many recommended organizations dedicated to increasing instructional entry and supporting the work of lecturers will acquire entry to the unique podcast commentaries, which will not be accessible anyplace else. The marketing campaign may also function giveaways of Physician Who-related books, comics, and different Who surprises.

(When you have been questioning, these are the organizations: The Malala Fund or: I Have a Dream Basis, Donors Select or Communities in Faculties within the U.S.; Pathways to Training in Canada; or Shine within the U.Ok.) 

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“The generosity of the Physician Who neighborhood by no means ceases to amaze me,” Aldred mentioned in a press release about #WhoForSchools. “I’m so comfortable to be supporting the #WhoForSchools initiative. Training actually does make a distinction. Regardless that Ace didn’t have the perfect of occasions in standard training (although arguably her Chemistry experiments have been what received her to meet the Physician within the first place) she was fortunate sufficient to be impressed by the training the Physician gave her. Entry to training is vital to ending poverty, starvation, battle and struggling across the globe. Thanks to your assist.”

Along with Aldred, who starred in Season 26 alongside Seventh Physician Sylvester McCoy, these contributing to the commentary embody: Physician Who writers Vinay Patel (who penned Season 11 standout “Demons of the Punjab”), Paul Cornell (“Human Nature,” “Father’s Day”), Peter Harness (“The Zygon Invasion,” “Kill The Moon”), and script editor Andrew Cartmel (who served as script editor from 1987-1989, together with for Season 26).

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Further contributors embody: comedian author Nick Abadzis (Physician Who: The Tenth Physician) and artist Simon Fraser (Physician Who: The Eleventh Physician), and Den of Geek contributors Nicole Hill and Lacy Baugher, in addition to dozens of bloggers, followers, and representatives from standard Physician Who podcasts like Radio Free Skaro, Verity!, Actuality Bomb, The Second, The Time Girls, Mutter’s Spiral, and Who and Firm. Mainly, it may be a enjoyable time.

The podcast will embody 19 commentaries overlaying the 14 episodes of Season 26, which options basic tales like “Battlefield,” “Ghost Gentle,” “The Curse of Fenric,” and “Survival” (also referred to as The One With Cheetah Folks). Entry to the downloads can be made accessible starting on October 28th. You possibly can try the total checklist of episodes and contributors right here.

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With a purpose to donate and acquire entry to the podcast commentaries, make a donation of $10 or extra to one of many recommended organizations, then ship a duplicate of the recipt to You’ll then get info on find out how to obtain your particular commentary.

Yow will discover out extra details about #WhoForSchools and the Gallifrey Stands group behind the marketing campaign (who final yr raised $20,000 for organizations combating to finish gun violence) at the #WhoForSchools webpage.

Kayti Burt is a employees editor overlaying books, TV, films, and fan tradition at Den of Geek. Learn extra of her work right here or observe her on Twitter @kaytiburt.

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