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Captain Roy's Rocket Radio Show: THE UK Geek Podcast

381 episodes - English - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★ - 1 rating

Welcome to the greatest show in the multiverse! Strap yourself in for a rip-roaring rocketship ride! Blast off! Whoosh! From the back room of Altair City Spaceport's Rocket Tavern, the Captain discusses science fiction, fantasy, and horror; books, comics, movies, TV, games, toys, and whatever catches his art, music, and tech mad fancy. The UK podcast for the culture geek, technology nerd, and creative wizard is produced using alien technology, eldritch powers, and caffeinated beverages, since a Summer night in 2012 fuelled by two gin and tonics.

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CRRRaSh! 380 Doctor Who: The Talons of Weng-Chiang

May 05, 2021 08:55 - 33 minutes - 31.3 MB

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CRRRaSh! 379 Do You Want to Hear My Impression of Mothra?

April 23, 2021 01:59 - 34 minutes - 32.2 MB

I Have Not Been on Holiday, ---He Built a Crooked House, The White Tiger, Godzilla vs. Kong, The Season of Passage, Renfield, Indiana Jones 5, Happily, The Midnight Club, Back to Life, Creepshow, Invincible, Primal, Tales from the Serengeti, eXoDOS, The Great Studio UpgradeShow Notes:

CRRRaSh! 378 Bummy Tummy

April 07, 2021 14:14 - 21 minutes - 20.1 MB

Nothing Serious, But..., The White Tiger, Greenland, The Endless, Raising Dion, A Mother's Son, Trauma, The Falcon and the Winter SoldierShow Notes:

CRRRaSh! 377 Wherefore Art Thou Weng?

March 29, 2021 16:20 - 17 minutes - 16.6 MB

Happy Holi, RIP George Segal, The Beano, Zack Snyder's Justice League, Wherefore Art Thou Weng?Show Notes:

CRRRaSh! 376 The Bureaucracy Bureau

March 24, 2021 22:52 - 47 minutes - 43.7 MB

I Wasn't Alright, Fantasy Island, The Head Hunter, Bill and Ted Face the Music, A Glitch in the Matrix, Sound of Metal, WandaVision, The Walking Dead, Superman and Lois, For all Mankind, Bloodlands, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Returning Technology, The Old Computer is the New Computer Again, I Bought a Hacking Book, NHS Vaccination and KafkaShow Notes:

CRRRaSh! 375 Doctor Who: The Robots of Death

March 16, 2021 22:52 - 15 minutes - 15.1 MB

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CRRRaSh! 374 We Have Lists

February 25, 2021 22:40 - 31 minutes - 29.5 MB

Leak, Garages, Lists, My Knightly Quest for Groceries, The Expanse, Heroes, Cheap PC, Mini PC, Netbook, SBC, Laptop, Ryzen, NUC, Windows Development PC, Mp3tag, Kid3, Amvidia Tag Editor, Ubersicht, Google Firing Pretext, Bicycle Cruisers, AmazonBasics, Google FitShow Notes:

CRRRaSh! 373 Doctor Who: The Face of Evil

February 23, 2021 15:46 - 28 minutes - 27 MB

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CRRRaSh! 372 The Complexity of a Cascade Error

February 15, 2021 23:17 - 29 minutes - 27.8 MB

A Tiny Bit of Repetition, Migraine Update, Car Update, Leak!, Happy Valentine's Day, The Stand, Podcast Migration Fiasco, Big Tech Black Box, Apple Slams Facebook Over Privacy, The Complexity of a Cascade Error, Wikipedia Still Bugs Me,, Total Computer FailureShow Notes:

CRRRaSh! 371 Doctor Who: The Deadly Assassin

February 13, 2021 13:29 - 22 minutes - 20.8 MB

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CRRRaSh! 370 Doctor Who: The Hand of Fear

February 09, 2021 19:22 - 23 minutes - 21.8 MB

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CRRRaSh! 369 The Faff of Pod

January 27, 2021 00:10 - 28 minutes - 26.5 MB

Bitter Lemon on the Rocks, Underwater, The Watch, Doctor Who's Jodie Whittaker, Changing Podcast Host, DBX286S Channel Strip, Shure 55SH Dynamic Microphone, K and M or Gator Frame Works Mini Boom Stand, The War Against PAYG: Virgin and GiffGaff, The War with BT, A Very Belated RIP to Komla DumorShow Notes:

CRRRaSh! 368 The End is Nighish

January 22, 2021 00:17 - 29 minutes - 28 MB

The State of the Pod, Weather, The Great Brexit Rip Off is No Surprise, Trump Out, Record Collecting Update, The End is Nighish, Police National Computer Cock-Up, Vanced and Redpipe, Paywalls, Keeping Suspicious EmailsShow Notes:

CRRRaSh! 367 Doctor Who: The Masque of Mandragora (1976)

January 20, 2021 00:00 - 28 minutes - 26.5 MB

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CRRRaSh! 366 After Dark

January 16, 2021 22:49 - 19 minutes - 18.1 MB

Doctor Who Revisit Rescheduled, Chicken Coup, Collecting, UK Ignores Pzifer's Dosage Instructions, Covid-19 Vaccine is Hindu Friendly, This is the EndShow Notes:

CRRRaSh! 365 Pleather Fetish

January 13, 2021 19:49 - 17 minutes - 16.8 MB

The Twelve Days of Christmas, The Midnight Sky, Star Trek: Discovery, Ringworld, IKEA Mammut, Podcasting Headphones: Beyerdynamic DT150, Sony 7506, JVC HA-S160, No Name Foam Earpads, Brainwavz EarpadsShow Notes:

CRRRaSh! 364 Twelve Drummers Drumming

January 06, 2021 19:37 - 16 minutes - 16.1 MB

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CRRRaSh! 363 Eleven Pipers Piping

January 04, 2021 19:33 - 2 minutes - 2.98 MB

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CRRRaSh! 362 Ten Lords A-Leaping

January 03, 2021 23:40 - 16 minutes - 16.2 MB

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CRRRaSh! 361 Nine Ladies Dancing

January 02, 2021 19:00 - 7 minutes - 7.83 MB

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CRRRaSh! 360 Eight Maids A-Milking

January 01, 2021 07:45 - 2 minutes - 3.26 MB

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CRRRaSh! 359 Seven Swans A-Swimming

December 31, 2020 18:34 - 2 minutes - 2.08 MB

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CRRRaSh! 358 Six Geese A-Laying

December 30, 2020 20:39 - 8 minutes - 8.42 MB

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CRRRaSh! 357 Five Gold Rings

December 29, 2020 08:40 - 3 minutes - 3.04 MB

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CRRRaSh! 356 Four Calling Birds

December 28, 2020 23:22 - 3 minutes - 3.52 MB

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CRRRaSh! 355 Three French Hens

December 27, 2020 01:55 - 8 minutes - 7.8 MB

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CRRRaSh! 354 Two Turtle Doves

December 26, 2020 01:47 - 7 minutes - 7.51 MB

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CRRRaSh! 353 A Partridge in a Pear Tree

December 25, 2020 18:30 - 9 minutes - 8.5 MB

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CRRRaSh! 352 Detective

December 24, 2020 17:46 - 26 minutes - 24.4 MB

Happy Christmas Eve Eve, Hello New Listeners, There Have Been Spillages in My TARDIS/SIDRAT/Vimana, Motherless Brooklyn, The Kid Detective, Tenet, The Expanse Season Five, The Mandalorian Season Two Finale, Warner Bros. Simultaneous Film Releases at Cinemas and on HBO Max, Disney+'s Insane Announcements, Amazon's Climate Pledge, The Twelve Days of ChristmasShow Notes:

CRRRaSh! 351 Doctor Who: The Seeds of Doom (1976)

December 23, 2020 00:36 - 22 minutes - 21.1 MB

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CRRRaSh! 350 Doctor Who: The Brain of Morbius (1976)

December 18, 2020 05:41 - 21 minutes - 20 MB

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CRRRaSh! 349 386

December 16, 2020 08:06 - 24 minutes - 22.8 MB

The State of the Pod, RIP John le Carre, RIP Barbara Windsor, Small Axe: Alex Wheatle, The Sister, The Visitor, Doctor Zhivago, Anna Karenina, The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, Lamy Z50 Extra Fine Fountain Pen Nib in Black Stainless Steel, Google Pulling the Rug... Again, Retro Computing with an AMD 386DX 40 MHz PCShow Notes: +ket-radio-show.txt

CRRRaSh! 348 Chair

December 11, 2020 00:31 - 30 minutes - 28.4 MB

The State of the Pod, Small Axe: Red, White and Blue and Alex Wheatle, The Flight Attendant, The Mandalorian, Star Trek: Discovery, eBay, IKEA Desk Chair Excavation, Commodore 64, The C64, Commodore 65, Commodore 128Show Notes:

CRRRaSh! 347 Doctor Who: The Android Invasion (1975)

December 09, 2020 04:54 - 21 minutes - 19.5 MB

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CRRRaSh! 346 Refrain

December 04, 2020 00:00 - 34 minutes - 31.6 MB

The State of the Pod, Only Use Established News Sources, Why Should You Listen to Me? Covid-19 UK Update, RIP Ben Bova, RIP David Prowse, His Dark Materials, Industry, Electronic Voting, Dog Training for Robots, Kokoon Sleep Headphones, Flac Versus WavPack, Windows 1.0, NASDAQ to Require Diversity, An Unproductive YearShow Notes:

CRRRaSh! 345 Doctor Who: Pyramids of Mars (1975)

December 02, 2020 00:00 - 25 minutes - 24 MB

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CRRRaSh! 344 Ephemeral

November 25, 2020 13:09 - 32 minutes - 30.1 MB

Weather, Migraine, Diwali Lamps Outside Number 11 Downing Street, Birds of Prey and the Atavistic Apeman Brain, Laddu, Pumpkin pie, Crab Apples, Camel Milk, Cheese-on-toast, Black Jacks, Dangerous Visions, A Simple Favour, Star Trek: Discovery, Cardinal, Queen's Gambit, Small Axe: Mangrove, Black Lives Are Critical Dungeons and Dragons Dice, PS5 Tube Stations, Aragorn vs. Fascists, Blowback, Intel Pentium 100 MHz CPU from the 1990s, Windows Freezes, Tabiger Soldering Kit, Fancy Custom Keycaps...

CRRRaSh! 343 Doctor Who: Planet of Evil (1975)

November 24, 2020 11:01 - 17 minutes - 15.8 MB

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CRRRaSh! 342 Zillionth Update

November 13, 2020 12:03 - 26 minutes - 24.8 MB

Nightmare, Well Done Americans, The Great Rebranding, Happy Friday the 13th Pamela Voorhees, Star Trek: Discovery, Pat Mills's Spacewarp, Apple M1, Pi 400, Nokia 6.1 Plus, Amazon Basics USB Hubs are Pants, USB and Bluetooth are Pants, The Horus Box: Zillionth UpdateShow Notes:

CRRRaSh! 341 Tourette's Syndrome Tic Supercut

November 10, 2020 01:20 - 9 minutes - 9.33 MB

Some time ago I said I might make a supercut of all my Tourette's syndrome vocal tics that I usually cut while editing episodes of this podcast. Here it is.Show Notes:

CRRRaSh! 340 Scream, Scream, Scream, Scream

November 08, 2020 23:37 - 31 minutes - 29.2 MB

The State of the Pod, The Lockdown Part Deux, Worshiping the Dark Lord, Fred Perry T-Shirts, Hello Americans, The Uninvited, Scream, Scream 2, Scream 3, Scream 4, Lovecraft Country, Star Trek: Discovery, The Mandalorian, Despair Porn and The Hitler Channel, RIP Sean Connery, Sorting Out a Million Photos, Hearing Aids, Electric Vans: Nissan e-NV200 Combi, LEVC VN5, Morris JE, Happy Halloween and Impending DivaliShow Notes:

CRRRaSh! 339 Movies and Games Release Schedules

October 20, 2020 02:55 - 42 minutes - 39.4 MB

The State of the Pod, New York Comic Con, Possessor, Books of Blood, New Release Dates for Geek Movies, My Halloween Video Playlist, Time Lord Victorious: Daleks! Helstrom, The Walking Dead, Invincible, Raised by Wolves, The Boys, Oxford University Podcasts: Fantasy Literature, Sony PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X and Series S, Audacity: Reduce Peaks to Boost Overall Volume, PIA VPN, bug.n, WindowGrid, awesome, GoboLinux, Wear a Mask, AntennaPod Downgrade, iPhone 12, MS Excel Mistake, NHS Track ...

CRRRaSh! 338 Doctor Who: Terror of the Zygons (1975)

October 14, 2020 23:49 - 5 minutes - 5.04 MB

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CRRRaSh! 337 The Show Must Go On

October 09, 2020 19:29 - 39 minutes - 37.3 MB

Lightweight Throwing Towel Not Thrown, New Reading Specs and Specsavers, UK Covid-19 Update, Cineworld Temporary Closure, Lovecraft Country, Time Bandits, The Social Dilemma, HeroQuest Reissue, Amazon Flex Motor Insurance for Couriers, Beyerdynamic DT150 Headphones, JVC HA-S160 Headphones, Podcast Sound Quality Update, Do You Really Need a Microphone Preamp? REAPER DAW, Windows 7 Updates, How to Survive as a Creative, Nib NebulaShow Notes:

CRRRaSh! 336 Doctor Who: Terror of the Zygons (1975)

October 09, 2020 12:26 - 20 minutes - 19.6 MB

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CRRRaSh! 335 The Second Taping

September 23, 2020 04:49 - 53 minutes - 49.5 MB

Still Here, Fast Food, Humane Spider Trap, Dune,, Amazon Flex, Skype Credit Ripoff, TikTok, I Have a Bike, Car Reversing Sensor, Moon Rust, Podcasting Audio Quality, Ukulele Hospital, Octave Guitar Pedal, Paperback Version of The Horus Box (My Novel), The Writing, the Show, the Whole Creative ThingShow Notes:

CRRRaSh! 334 Behold, I am the Beholder

September 10, 2020 01:29 - 42 minutes - 39.2 MB

Insurance Renewal, Death, Too Much Eyeball, Apologies to Cornwall, Cornish Splits, Scones, Cream Tea, American Biscuits, Project Power, Lovecraft Country, Harper's Island, Battlestar Galactica, Heroes, Lower Decks, Star Trek TOS, Star Trek: The Animated Series, Animated X-Files, Raised by Wolves, The Artificial People (And Why Google Sucks), The Mandalorian, Smartphone Astronomy, Sky Map, Professional Smartphone Camera App, Banjo Pickup Hack, Email Dead? Naughty Podcasters, Have a Go My Peopl...

CRRRaSh! 333 A Fat Man Thing

September 01, 2020 16:43 - 36 minutes - 33.8 MB

Negativity, Cream Tea, The Lost Boys, Tenet, Chadwick Boseman, Apple v Epic, Roku YouTube App Problems Continue, Podcasting Gear, Old School Transistor Radio, We Nearly had a Commodore 64 SID Guitar Pedal, Ko-fi, VLC, Getting Back into Graphic Design, Discord ChatShow Notes:

CRRRaSh! 332 Doctor Who: Revenge of the Cybermen (1975)

August 29, 2020 14:51 - 28 minutes - 27 MB

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CRRRaSh! 331 A Very Localised Tornado

August 25, 2020 23:12 - 20 minutes - 19.2 MB

A Very Localised Tornado, Bearded, Geekly Activity, The Slide, Red Dwarf: The First Three Million Years, Problems with Emulators, RetroPie, Lakka, Retro Hardware, Discord Chat, Support Me, StatsShow Notes: