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

1,088 episodes - English - Latest episode: 2 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, and toys. Produced using alien technology, eldritch powers, and caffeinated beverages, since a summer night in 2012 fuelled by two double gin and tonics.

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Episodes

CRRRaSh! 424 I Wrote a Script for the BBC

January 18, 2022 18:46 - 25 minutes - 24 MB

Eye, Feet, Head, The Book of Boba Fett, The One, The Expanse, The Tourist, Hidden Assets, DBX 286s, Mic, I Wrote a Script for the BBC, Cider, HaircutShow notes at RoyMathur.com/blog.html

CRRRaSh! 423 Only in Cinemas

January 13, 2022 00:19 - 30 minutes - 28.9 MB

Only in Cinemas, Army of Thieves, B: The Beginning, In Phase XLR-to-TRS Cables, Podcasting Gear UpdateShow notes at RoyMathur.com/blog.html

CRRRaSh! 422 The Matrix Resurrections

January 05, 2022 01:49 - 46 minutes - 42.9 MB

Special guest, science fiction author Saul Garnell (AKA Doctor Mars) joins me to decode and review The Matrix Resurrections.Show notes at RoyMathur.com/blog.html

CRRRaSh! 421 Happy New Year

January 02, 2022 16:50 - 26 minutes - 25 MB

Happy New Year, Doctor Who: Eve of the Daleks, Hawkeye, What I Hope for in the Next Doctor, Creaking Tech Dialogue in Movie Scripts, Come on People, Feedback, Please!Show notes at RoyMathur.com/blog.html

CRRRaSh! 420 Doctor Who: The Armageddon Factor

December 31, 2021 09:26 - 21 minutes - 19.9 MB

The revisit continues!Show notes at RoyMathur.com/blog.html

CRRRaSh! 419 Merry Monday

December 29, 2021 00:33 - 19 minutes - 18.2 MB

The State of Me, The State of the Pod, Boxing Day, COVID Test, The Matrix Quadrilogy, Hammer House of Horror, Doctor Who Christmas Specials, The Girl Before, BBC iPlayer Roku App, More Upcoming Vintage Doctor Who Talk, What do You Think of Me Recording a Third Pod?Show notes at RoyMathur.com/blog.html

CRRRaSh! 418 Doctor Who: The Power of Kroll

December 25, 2021 10:59 - 32 minutes - 30.1 MB

The revisit continues!Show notes at RoyMathur.com/blog.html

CRRRaSh! 417 Last Night in Soho

December 23, 2021 23:04 - 28 minutes - 26.5 MB

The State of Me, The State of the Pod, Merry Christmas Eve Eve, South Asian Comic Book Superheroes, The Expanse, Cowboy Bebop, Asian Culture Depicted in Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, Last Night in Soho, RIP Anne Rice, RIP Mike Nesmith, Doctor Death 3D Prints Suicide Booth, Even If You Are Not AsianShow notes at RoyMathur.com/blog.html

CRRRaSh! 416 Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

December 17, 2021 22:03 - 38 minutes - 36.1 MB

The State of Me, Greta, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, Doctor Who: Flux, Hawkeye, Yellowjackets, The Expanse, Keychron K2v2, Christmas PlaylistShow notes at RoyMathur.com/blog.html

CRRRaSh! 415 No Time to Die

December 06, 2021 23:08 - 1 hour - 61.3 MB

Sorry Again, The Car is Back, COVID-19 Booster, Free Guy, The Wanting Mare, Finch, No Time to Die, Dune, Dexter: New Blood, UFO, Angela Black, The Haunting of Bly Manor, Foundation, The Lost Symbol, Gamesmaster, Star Trek: Discovery, Dean Stockwell, Shure SM7B, Shure SM58, Behringer XM8500, Audio-Technica AT875R, Elgato Wave Mic Arm (HR) vs. RODE PSA1 Boom Arm, awk, sed, vi, QBasic, Old Disk Treasure Trove, Lock Picking a Locked Box of Disks, Browsers No Longer Supporting FTP, Digital Preserv...

CRRRaSh! 414 Doctor Who: The Androids of Tara

November 23, 2021 13:58 - 18 minutes - 17.6 MB

The revisit continues!Show notes at RoyMathur.com/blog.html

CRRRaSh! 413 Midnight Mass

November 12, 2021 16:32 - 32 minutes - 30.7 MB

Spoilers and Trigger Warnings, How Have I Been?, The Haunting of Bly Manor, Midnight MassShow notes at RoyMathur.com/blog.html

CRRRaSh! 412 Dune

November 11, 2021 10:56 - 36 minutes - 34.2 MB

Review.Show notes at RoyMathur.com/blog.html

CRRRaSh! 411 Doctor Who: The Stones of Blood

November 10, 2021 09:30 - 24 minutes - 23 MB

The revisit continues!Show notes at RoyMathur.com/blog.html

CRRRaSh! 410 Happy Halloween

November 01, 2021 23:31 - 23 minutes - 22 MB

Happy Halloween, In a Wizardly Huff, Tourette's Pickle, The Batman, Succession, Edgar Allan Poe TV Show, New Iron Maiden and ACDC Albums and Tours, Cascade Error Headphone Fun, Show Notes and Blog Posts, Doctor Who RevisitShow notes at RoyMathur.com/blog.html

CRRRaSh! 409 Sheep Speedrun

October 25, 2021 18:10 - 38 minutes - 36.3 MB

The State of Captain Wizard, Ground Wizard, World Mental Health Day, Let's Talk Genocide, Koh-i-Noor: Keep Calm and Give it Back, Be Kind, Captain Kirk in Space!, Needle in a Timestack, Robert Silverberg, Bob Shaw, Halloween Playlist, Dystopia, The Batman, Scream, The Midnight Club, The Expanse, Young Frankenstein, The Night House, The Manor, Halloween Kills, Dymond Software: Roger Dymond and His Lost Games, NetHack, Doom RL, Galaxian, Hexen, Sheep, The Great Dalmuti, Helen Money, Froglord, M...

CRRRaSh! 408 Really Not Quite the First Day of the Month

October 10, 2021 00:41 - 44 minutes - 41.6 MB

Third Time Lucky, Laid Back, Relatives, James Whale's Frankenstein, Kraft Cheese, Dentist, My First Uber!, Job, Pinch, Punch, First Day of the Month, Morris Dancing, The Wicker Man, COVID-19 Booster, Pancakes, Fuel, and Other Weird UK Shortages, Mean-Spirited Visa Allocation for Foreign Workers, Wait, Fuel Crisis? What About Electric Cars?, No Cars? What About Electic Bikes?, Theatrical Releases, Candyman, Inferno, In Search of Steve Ditko, Babylon 5 Reboot, Bloodywood's Raj Against the Machi...

CRRRaSh! 407 Candyman

September 28, 2021 02:51 - 35 minutes - 33 MB

Birthday, Halloween, Pitr Paksa, UK Energy Crisis: Gas and Petrol, Candyman, Malignant, The Handmaid's Tale, Foundation, The Lost Symbol, SmallRig Smartphone Video Rig 2791, Camera Spirit Level, Video Light Recommendations?, Record Player Spirit Level, Shure SM58 vs. Behringer XM8500 (Again), Booze TroubleShow notes at RoyMathur.com/blog.html

CRRRaSh! 406 Malignant

September 24, 2021 11:29 - 20 minutes - 19.4 MB

The Scheduling Is Still up the Spout, But..., Slender Man, Malignant, RIP Clive Sinclair, Podcasting Noise PollutionShow notes at RoyMathur.com/blog.html

CRRRaSh! 405 Doctor Who: The Pirate Planet

September 23, 2021 11:03 - 20 minutes - 19.2 MB

The revisit continues!Show notes at RoyMathur.com/blog.html

CRRRaSh! 404 Doctor Who: The Ribos Operation

September 20, 2021 08:45 - 28 minutes - 26.9 MB

The revisit continues!Show notes at RoyMathur.com/blog.html

CRRRaSh! 403 Pony

September 15, 2021 22:48 - 43 minutes - 40.2 MB

Pony, The Time Flow is Getting Mixed Up, The Absent-Mindedness of Age, Constipated, Happy Space: 1999 Breakaway Day, Happy Star Trek Day, Back On Schedule, We Summon the Darkness, The Walking Dead, Alan Moore's Novel Writing Career, Alan Moore's The Show, Shang Chi and the Twin Rings Review in October, The Matrix Resurrections Trailer, Star Trek Picard Season 2 Trailer, Lionsgate, Royal Blood Returns, ABBA Returns!, RIP Maria Mendiola of Baccara, ProtonMail Buggered, ISS Buggered, Another Mic...

CRRRaSh! 402 Tropical

September 06, 2021 17:35 - 48 minutes - 44.8 MB

Poop Deck, Moonfall, Vigil, Warrior, No Close Encounter with Alan Moore, Why I Love Werewolves, Cinema is Not Dead, Mary Wollstonecraft's Statue, Afghan Folk Singer Murdered, Spock is Wrong?, Hackers Liberate Iranian Prison Abuse Data, Shure SM58, Rode Procaster, dbx 286s, Static Electricity Hurts USB Hubs, How to See Apple Podcast Reviews in Other Countries, The Job Update, The Bloody Captain, Top Hat, Pointy Shoes, I Smell Fantastic, Decompression ChamberShow notes at RoyMathur.com/blog.html

CRRRaSh! 401 Ooowww!

August 30, 2021 18:34 - 32 minutes - 30.7 MB

Afghanistan, Soft Fluffy Blankets, Werewolves Within, Bloodthirsty, The Amityville Moon, Destroyer, Brand New Cherry Flavor, AI and VR Snake Oil, Twitter Log In Problems, No More Show NotesShow notes at RoyMathur.com/blog.html

CRRRaSh! 400 Chim Chiminey

August 23, 2021 15:19 - 25 minutes - 23.8 MB

What Happened?, Afghanistan, Minor Rebrand, Luther Arkwright, The Suicide Squad, Sweet Tooth, What If...?, The Bad Batch, Stranger Things Season 4Show notes at RoyMathur.com/blog.html

CRRRaSh! 399 The Green Knight

August 09, 2021 02:37 - 20 minutes - 19.6 MB

Review.Show notes at RoyMathur.com/blog.html

CRRRaSh! 398 Doctor Who: The Invasion of Time

August 06, 2021 17:08 - 22 minutes - 21.1 MB

The revisit continues!Show notes at RoyMathur.com/blog.html

CRRRaSh! 397 Ladder

August 04, 2021 16:40 - 24 minutes - 23.4 MB

Computer Problems, Moustache, Wasps, Halva, Jungle Cruise, The White Lotus, Windows, Ladder, Turmoil, Shout OutsShow notes at RoyMathur.com/blog.html

CRRRaSh! 396 Heatwave

July 24, 2021 00:23 - 48 minutes - 45.1 MB

Heatwave, Freedom Day, Wasps, Car, The Tomorrow War, The Unholy, Black Widow, Infinite, A Quiet Place Part II, Loki, Firefox, Windows 11, Windows 365, Audacity, Job, Social Non-Interactive MediaShow notes at RoyMathur.com/blog.html

CRRRaSh! 395 A Demon to Torment Authors

July 17, 2021 20:28 - 28 minutes - 26.9 MB

Freedom Day, Culture? What Culture?, Dentistry Tools, The Horus Box, Grammarly, Missing Opportunities, Such a Long To Do List, Geek DreamsShow notes at RoyMathur.com/blog.html

CRRRaSh! 394 Doctor Who: Underworld

July 10, 2021 14:45 - 21 minutes - 20.5 MB

The revisit continues!Show notes at RoyMathur.com/blog.html

CRRRaSh! 393 Voyage: Incredible Places Revealed

July 07, 2021 15:30 - 37 minutes - 34.3 MB

Again?!, Nick, Vrillon, Alarm System Boxes, Not Everyone's Phone is Fast, Dentistry Tools, Women's Pockets, No Mask Johnson, Glasses, Voyage: Incredible Places Revealed, Reasons to be CheerfulShow notes at RoyMathur.com/blog.html

CRRRaSh! 392 Doctor Who: The Sun Makers

July 04, 2021 17:30 - 38 minutes - 35.7 MB

The revisit continues!Show notes at RoyMathur.com/blog.html

CRRRaSh! 391 9th Year Anniversary Show

July 04, 2021 12:11 - 47 minutes - 43.7 MB

Happy 9th Anniversary of CRRRaSh!, Glasses, Alarm, Philly D.A., Loki, Gear Talk, Shure SM7B vs. Shure SM58 vs. Behringer XM8500, Recommendations for Podcasters, RIP John McAfee, Mauritian Food, I'm Still Saying My Name WrongShow notes at RoyMathur.com/blog.html

CRRRaSh! 390 Doctor Who: Image of the Fendahl

June 26, 2021 10:02 - 26 minutes - 25.1 MB

The revisit continues!Show notes at RoyMathur.com/blog.html

CRRRaSh! 389 Rave in the Woods

June 22, 2021 21:05 - 18 minutes - 17.2 MB

In the Earth, We Are Lady Parts, Job Hunting, GlassesShow notes at RoyMathur.com/blog.html

CRRRaSh! 388 Doctor Who: The Invisible Enemy

June 18, 2021 22:53 - 30 minutes - 28.9 MB

The revisit continues!Show notes at RoyMathur.com/blog.html

CRRRaSh! 387 Nordic Naughtiness

June 16, 2021 18:49 - 23 minutes - 22.5 MB

Berenice Marlowe isn't in This..., Whale Swallows Man, No More Embedded Show Notes, Archive, Loki, Glitch in the Matrix of Gallifrey, Old Friends Reunited, ...Neither is Malcolm-Jamal WarnerShow notes at RoyMathur.com/blog.html

CRRRaSh! 386 My Uncle Was a Stage Magician Involved in a Magical Feud

June 09, 2021 18:52 - 33 minutes - 31.5 MB

Another Second Taping, Han Solo, My Uncle Was a Stage Magician Involved in a Magical Feud, The Gangster, the Cop, the Devil, Vivarium, Riders of Justice, Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn), Cruella, Amazon Will Not Rule the World, Twitter Blue, Arthritis, Bonk, I'm Saying My Name WrongShow notes at RoyMathur.com/blog.html

CRRRaSh! 386 Uncle was a Stage Magician

June 09, 2021 18:52 - 33 minutes - 31.5 MB

Another Second Taping, Han Solo, Uncle was a Stage Magician, The Gangster, the Cop, the Devil, Vivarium, Riders of Justice, Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn), Cruella, Amazon Will Not Rule the World, Twitter Blue, Arthritis, Bonk, I'm Saying My Name Wrong

CRRRaSh! 385 Cruel Good

June 03, 2021 07:10 - 29 minutes - 27.4 MB

No More Non Review Reviews, Reassuringly Incompetent, World Podcast Statistics, The Woman in the Window, Cruella, Last Night in Soho, Highlander, Debris, Mr Inbetween, CreepshowShow notes at RoyMathur.com/blog.html

CRRRaSh! 384 A Somewhat Auspicious Day for Podding

May 26, 2021 12:22 - 19 minutes - 18.2 MB

This is Not Day Three of Three, Happy Towel Day, ZZ9 Plural Z Alpha, Moustache, Justified, Second Jab, Army of the Dead, Roku Channel's Paltry Fare, Listener Comments, SoundShow notes at RoyMathur.com/blog.html

CRRRaSh! 383 Doctor Who: Horror of Fang Rock

May 25, 2021 18:53 - 25 minutes - 24.2 MB

The revisit continues!Show notes at RoyMathur.com/blog.html

CRRRaSh! 382 Stop Eating Me! Argh!

May 15, 2021 12:27 - 9 minutes - 9.48 MB

Welcome to Day Two of Three, Nobody, Freaky, Mortal Kombat, StowawayShow notes at RoyMathur.com/blog.html

CRRRaSh! 381 Moist Orbs

May 15, 2021 06:56 - 33 minutes - 31.4 MB

Welcome to Day One of Three, May the 4th Be with You, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Stargirl, Invincible, For All Mankind, Most Dangerous Game, The Handmaid's Tale, Jupiter's Legacy, Star Wars Animation, Snowfall, Amazon versus Unions, Trump versus Facebook, Pointing Devices, Blue Light, Apple Podcasts Subscriptions, India's Covid CrisisShow notes at RoyMathur.com/blog.html

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

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

The revisit continues!Show notes at RoyMathur.com/blog.html

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 at RoyMathur.com/blog.html

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 at RoyMathur.com/blog.html

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 at RoyMathur.com/blog.html

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 at RoyMathur.com/blog.html