Listen in to the second half of our Pat Troughton tribute as we celebrate “The Enemy of the World” and “The War Games”. But first, Allan returns from his mysterious absence last time to regale us with tales of visiting the Doctor Who set during filming in Cardiff.

Along the way, we compare the prospects of a world controlled by Tony Hancock’s idiot flatmate or a galaxy controlled by the Rentaghost landlord, and we consider Pat Troughton’s swan song as a theme for the loss our childhood.

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(00:35:27) The Usborne Spy’s Guidebook.

(00:36:22) The Know-How Book of Spycraft.

(00:40:38) Bill Kerr was a South African-born entertainer, who had a successful career in Britain and Australia as an actor, comedian and vaudevillian. He developed a career as a performer in comedy, especially gaining notice in the radio version of Hancock’s Half Hour.

(00:42:28) “The Test Pilot” sketch from “Hancock’s Half-Hour”.

(00:00:00) “Rentaghost” was a British children’s television comedy show, broadcast by the BBC between 1976 and 1984. The show’s plot centred on the antics of a number of ghosts who worked for a firm called Rentaghost, which rented out the spirits for various tasks.

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