Type 40 • A Doctor Who Podcast
Episode 103: Opening the JNT Diary with Richard Molesworth
Everyone loves the 80’s! Though when it comes to classic Doctor Who history, it’s the period that divides opinion most. Nine seasons were made under enormous pressures, with only one constant presence other than a blue Police Box. And on this edition of Type 40 we look at the legacy of the shows producer, through that time: the late John Nathan-Turner.
Regular hosts Simon and Dan welcome back friend of the show, the writer Richard Molesworth. In the very week his latest work “The John Nathan-Turner Doctor Who Production Diary 1979-1990” is released. Richard had access to an unprecedented volume of information to complete his project. Here he gives us the inside story on the how’s, who’s and why’s!
Back in the New Year we asked regular listeners what they’d like to hear on our Doctor Who podcast in 2022, through social media. A return visit from Richard was high on the list! So we’re delighted to present a special show previewing this latest must-have book. Stream or download here:
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