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Staggering Stories Commentary #224: Doctor Who – The Witchfinders
by Staggering Stories Podcast
Sun, 17 Feb 2019 08:00

Summary: Adam J Purcell, Andy Simpkins and Keith Dunn sit down, ducking, in front of the 2018 Doctor Who episode ‘The Witchfinders’, and spout our usual nonsense! The Doctor gets herself tied up, Yaz has an encounter with a tentacle monster and Ryan has an unwelcome admirer. But enough of their problems, please sit down […]


Staggering Stories Podcast #308: Pearls Before Masters
by Staggering Stories Podcast
Sun, 10 Feb 2019 08:00

Summary: Adam J Purcell, Fake Keith, Jean Riddler and the Real Keith Dunn discuss their visit to the Doctor Who convention ‘Science of the Time Lords’, listen to Big Finish’s The War Master: Only the Good, find some general news, and a variety of other stuff, specifically: 00:00 – Intro and theme tune. 00:48 — […]


Staggering Stories Commentary #223: Doctor Who – Kerblam!
by Staggering Stories Podcast
Sun, 03 Feb 2019 08:00

Summary: Adam J Purcell, Andy Simpkins and Keith Dunn sit down, unboxing, in front of the 2018 Doctor Who episode ‘Kerblam!’, and spout our usual nonsense! The Doctor is overexcited by the Kerblam Man, Graham’s become a professional scrubber and Twirly has taken up smoking. But enough of their problems, please sit down with us […]


Staggering Stories Podcast #307: The Irksome Doctors
by Staggering Stories Podcast
Sun, 27 Jan 2019 08:00

Summary: Adam J Purcell, Andy Simpkins, Fake Keith and the Real Keith Dunn debate each Doctor’s more irritating traits, find some general news, and a variety of other stuff, specifically: 00:00 – Intro and theme tune. 01:09 — Welcome! 01:50 – News: 01:58 — Doctor Who: When the War Master Met the Eighth Doctor. 03:27 […]


Staggering Stories Commentary #222: Doctor Who – Demons of the Punjab
by Staggering Stories Podcast
Sun, 20 Jan 2019 08:00

Summary: Adam J Purcell, Andy Simpkins and Keith Dunn sit down, fated, in front of the 2018 Doctor Who episode ‘Demons of the Punjab’, and spout our usual nonsense! Yaz wants to interfere with her grandmother, Prem has his card marked and the Doctor walks away. But enough of their problems, please sit down with […]


Staggering Stories Podcast #306: Seasonal Ranking
by Staggering Stories Podcast
Sun, 13 Jan 2019 08:00

Summary: Adam J Purcell, Andy Simpkins, Jean Riddler and Keith Dunn discuss the 2019 Doctor Who New Year’s Special, rank the eleven ‘New Who’ Doctor Who series, play a game, find some general news, and a variety of other stuff, specifically: 00:00 – Intro and theme tune. 01:40 — Welcome! 02:14 – News: 02:25 — […]

Audio: The Buccaneer Chronicles Audio Nonsense


Hi folks. Here's the trailers for The Buccaneer Chronicles text stories. They are full cast and have specially composed music. Enjoy.

Credits:

  • Cre'at Sot'm - Adam. J. Purcell
  • Blanche - Jean Riddler
  • Curtis/Jellico/Great Vampire - Andy Simpkins
  • Queen Aralan - Holly Pricket.
  • Crillia/Sontaran/Spaniard #1 - Bill Cook
  • Ohica - Theresa Clark
  • Nicola - Karen Dunn
  • Adh Saidhe/Iytean/Butler - Keith Dunn
  • Macfadyan/"Cecil"/News vendor/Professor Sot'm/Fraser/Spaniard #2/Dalek - Tony Gallichan
  • Direction, sound and music - Tony Gallichan

Based on "The Buccaneer Chronicles" created by Keith Dunn despite interference from Adam J. Purcell, Andy Simpkins and Tony Gallichan.

 

The Judder Trailer
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So, just what does the Universe at large think of Lord Macfadyan? A trailer covering The Buccaneer Chronicles, Season One: Dancing with Crystal Reflections.
Ghostwalker
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Meet our Heroes. Oh, and meet Lord Macfadyan as well. Sun, sea, sand. Could a holiday on the Channel Island of Jersey get any better? Only with some bacon sarnies, a cup of decaf and a screaming monster - er, that's right...isn't it?
Catharcerous
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Knight falls, and with it comes danger. The Beast is loose upon the world... but so is the beloved of the Dark Lady.
And so it begins...
The Iytean Menace
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Muffins, the Royal Society and an assassination attempt, all in Victorian London.
City of Gold
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Welcome to Earth, once home to a race of apes. The Buccaneer, Cre'at and the Spanish Conquisterdores discover that... Old Three Eyes is back!
Keeping the Peace
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Israel, and Captain Curtis has problems. First the impending invasion by aliens. Secondly, the fact he has to work with Cre'at to stop them. Thirdly, just who is Adh Saidhe and is he actually helpful?
Luckily, Lord Macfadyan is nowhere to be found...

(a special little trailer that is deeper then it seems - enjoy)
Vampire Mutations
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Or, if you like, Bucky the Vampire Slayer! Does it really need explaining? It does? {sigh} It’s a sequel to State of Decay. Big surprise there, huh?
Musical Interlude
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They call it Madness... A butler. A Time Lord. A band. Time for a reality check.
Christmas Staff Party
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A bit of fun for Chritmas, it almost has a panto air about it..lol. It was done in one hell of a rush. Also, we experimented with a different way of recording it. So it's very slightly rumpled around the edges... I guarantee you'll never see turkey in the same light again... enjoy.
Beware the Judder Man
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Heres the song from Catharcerous. We appologise for the appaling vocals (Tony at his very best - honest!). Check out the lyrics - it might help.. lol (now, if I can just get Midge Ure to record it...)
VERY Old Trailer
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Ooh, dear oh dear. Presented here for you to howl with derision at, is part of our first attempt at a trailer. Why only part of it? Because the original lasted over seventeen and a half minutes! (look, I got a little carried away, lol) The sound quality is appaling in places, you have been warned. There's pops, crackles, distortion, a curious heavy base hum under some of the lines... It's put here for nostalgic purposes and to remind me that, no matter how rushed I am doing things nowadays, they'll never sound as bad as this. Check out the forum for more details. Its worth a listen to, if only to hear the first inklings of what was to become the theme for the Buccaneer Chronicles, "The Judder Man", as well as a Doctor Who theme backing that was a midi file taken off the net. Oh yeah, listen out for my hilariously terrible attempt at a Dalek...