Episode 61: Carey Blyton’s Crumhorn

It’s time to put down your copy of The Gruffalo, and join Time Ram as we pit the first Doctor, William Hartnell, against the Silurians/Eocenes/Homo Reptilia/whatever they’re called this week in ‘The Hungry Earth/Cold Blood’! Also starring harder Barbara, screamin’ Susan and “good lord” Ian! Let’s send in the grass and determine if violence is, in fact, the way. Features additional Carey Blyton.


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This episode is based on the  2010 serial The Hungry Earth / Cold Blood by Chris Chibnall, which originally starred the Eleventh Doctor Matt Smith, but has been Time Rammed to feature the First Doctor William Hartnell.

The podcast is hosted by Rupert Booth, Paul Ferry and Barry Williams.

Original music composed and performed by Ben Jones

Zoom recordings by Barry Williams. Edited by Barry Williams.




The Hungry Earth     Cold Blood    Trailer #1     Trailer #2     The First Doctor     William Hartnell     The Eleventh Doctor     Matt Smith      Jack Pitt      The Silurians      F**k You – Dive! Dive! Dive!     The Gruffalo     Blue Grass     Geological Periods     The Worst Thing on the Internet      1970s Computers      Carey Blyton     Crumhorn      Orson Welles      Ripping Yarns     The Beast Must Die     Buck Rogers Future Disco    Next Time