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Comedy Festival Cutaway

Ben was having so much fun talking to fellow comedians about Doctor Who that he couldn’t stop at just three…so here are three more!

  • Sarah Jones is a ventriloquist who, when she’s not performing on a cruise ship or in the UK, can often be found at The Variety Collective in Brunswick. You can find her online at sarahjones.com.au or follow her on Twitter at @SarahJonesVent.
  • Drew Belsten was first to volunteer to talk on Splendid Chaps. He’s part of the comedy groups Aardvarks Anonymous and Wizard Sandwiches, and you can find him on Twitter at @Wizarkdrew
  • Cal Wilson is a Kiwi living in Melbourne and a favourite at the Comedy Festival. She can be found online at calwilson.com.au or on Twitter as @calbo

Special thanks to listener Garth, who suggested the title for this episode. We’re listening to you too, Garth!

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Comedy Festival Mini-episode

Since we were talking about Doctor Who and comedy for our fourth episode, as part of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Splendid Chap Ben McKenzie sought out a few fellow Doctor Who fan comedians and asked them about their relationship with the show:

(In case you were wondering about the critical mass of McKenzies: Richard and Adam are brothers to each other, but not to Ben.)

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Episode Zero

In the back room of a Northcote cafe, Ben McKenzie and John Richards, accompanied by intrepid sound guy David Ashton, met over coffee (and organic ginger beer) to record a special “Episode Zero” introduction to their new Doctor Who podcast, Splendid Chaps.

What’s it all about? How’s it going to work? Who are these people, anyway? Discover the answers to these questions and many more in this entirely unscripted conversation, paving the way for the anniversary celebrations to come…

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