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Temporal Discussion: The Knightmare Podcast

Temporal Discussion: The Knightmare Podcast

By Martin Harder
Welcome, Listeners of Illusion, to Temporal Discussion. An episode-by-episode retrospective of the awesome British kids TV show, Knightmare.

Phase across time to the late 80s and join Martin Harder and Martin Odoni as they venture through each and every episode of the show. Join them for humerous observations, behind-the-scenes talk and a breakdown of the series done in a way that only those with true love of the source material can manage.

It's only a podcast...

Isn't it?

Web: www.knightmarepod.co.uk
Twitter: @KnightmarePod
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Inter-Season Special: The Knightmare Audio Series S01E02
Whilst we take our inter-season break, we're glad to be able to announce that we have partnered up with the folk behind the Knightmare Audio Series. the KAS, rather like the Dunshelm Players, are a group of talented amateur voice actors who put on plays based on The Greater Game. Unlike the Dunshelm Players though, KAS plays are more like an extension to the original TV series. They present new quests, with new teams of contestants tackling a new version of the Dungeon of Deceit. Knightmare Audio Series - Episode 2 Cast Jake Collins as Treguard, Merlin, McGrew and Hansel Rosey Collins as Kate and Daisy Gemma Dwarwood as Emma Greg Ford as George and Karl Andy Marshall as Josh Ross Thompson as Matthew, Mogdred and Igneous Jacob Ward as Dylon Written by Jake Collins, Ross Thompson, Rosey Collins and Gemma Dwarwood. Edited by Ross Thompson, with minor additional edits by Martin Harder for Temporal Discussion. To find out more about Knightmare Audio Series, and download further episodes, visit their website. Support Temporal Discussion on Patreon Visit our Website  Follow us on Twitter  Check out our Redbubble Store Theme music: The Castle of Confusion by Chris Jerden-Cooke
27:14
September 23, 2022
Inter-Season Special: The Knightmare Audio Series - S01E01
Whilst we take our inter-season break, we're glad to be able to announce that we have partnered up with the folk behind the Knightmare Audio Series. the KAS, rather like the Dunshelm Players, are a group of talented amateur voice actors who put on plays based on The Greater Game. Unlike the Dunshelm Players though, KAS plays are more like an extension to the original TV series. They present new quests, with new teams of contestants tackling a new version of the Dungeon of Deceit. Knightmare Audio Series - Series 1 Cast Jake Collins as Treguard, Granitas, Gumboil and Merlin Rosey Collins as Kate and Gretel Gemma Dwarwood as Emma Ross Thompson as Matthew, Folly and Mrs. Grimwold Written by Jake Collins, Ross Thompson, Rosey Collins and Gemma Dwarwood. Edited by Ross Thompson, with minor additional edits by Martin Harder for Temporal Discussion. To find out more about Knightmare Audio Series, and download further episodes, visit their website. Support Temporal Discussion on Patreon Visit our Website  Follow us on Twitter  Check out our Redbubble Store Theme music: The Castle of Confusion by Chris Jerden-Cooke
27:09
September 09, 2022
A (Literal) Car Crash Interview with Tim Child.
To commemorate the 35th anniversary of the very first episode of Knightmare, here's our interview with series creator Tim Child. Support us on Patreon Visit our Website  Follow us on Twitter  Check out our Redbubble Store Theme music: The Castle of Confusion by Chris Jerden-Cooke
01:43:42
September 07, 2022
S03E16: "Big Fat Hen"
Team: Christopher, James, Alex and Tim from Bristol. In which we say goodbye to some old friends... Support us on Patreon Visit our Website  Follow us on Twitter  Check out our Redbubble Store Download our Corridor of the Catacombs and Bomb Room jingles as ringtones from Zedge Theme music: The Castle of Confusion by Chris Jerden-Cooke
01:14:23
August 26, 2022
S3E15- "There's Me, There's Fictional Characters, There's Amoebae, Then There's You"
Team 1: Martin, Darren, Lee and Jamie from York. Team 2: Christopher, James, Alex and Tim from Bristol In which Morghanna breaks some glass. Support us on Patreon Visit our Website  Follow us on Twitter  Check out our Redbubble Store Theme music: The Castle of Confusion by Chris Jerden-Cooke "Trip to the Heifer", a parody of Cornershop and Norman Cook's "Brimful of Asha - the Norman Cook Mix", was written by Drassil on the knightmare.com forums and has been used with his permission. The backing track is used for the purpose of parody.
55:41
August 12, 2022
S03E14 - Served With Extra Vegetables
Team 1: Martin, Darren, Lee and Jamie from York. In which we learn that a charcoal fire isn't always the best option. Support us on Patreon Visit our Website  Follow us on Twitter  Check out our Redbubble Store Theme music: The Castle of Confusion by Chris Jerden-Cooke
56:01
July 29, 2022
Inter-Season Special - Knightmare Audio Series Summer Special 2017
Whilst we take a short break to catch up on our academic studies, we're glad to be able to announce that we have partnered up with the folk behind the Knightmare Audio Series. the KAS, rather like the Dunshelm Players, are a group of talented amateur voice actors who put on plays based on The Greater Game. Unlike the Dunshelm Players though, KAS plays are more like an extension to the original TV series. They present new quests, with new teams of contestants tackling a new version of the Dungeon of Deceit.  Presented here is the Summer 2017 special. CAST AND CREW: Melissa Chatterton as Olivia Jake Collins as Treguard, Hordriss, Tobias, Doorkis, Merlin and Lissard Rosey Collins as Scarlet, Majida, Atargatis, Sidriss Amy Davies as Malice Gemma Dwarwood as the Oracle Antony Rowe as Finton Ricky Temple as Oli Ross Thompson as Dorris, Bookworm, Rothberry, Smirkenoff, Brother Strange, Fatilla, Sir Hugh and Lord Fear Edited by Jake Collins & Ross Thompson. Further edits for the Temporal Discussion release by Martin Harder. Written by Jake Collins and Rosey Collins, based on a quest outline by Jake Collins, Rosey Collins and Ross Thompson. To find out more about Knightmare Audio Series, and download further episodes, visit their website. Support Temporal Discussion on Patreon Visit our Website  Follow us on Twitter  Check out our Redbubble Store Theme music: The Castle of Confusion by Chris Jerden-Cooke
01:25:05
July 15, 2022
S03E13 - Would You Like a Present?
Team 1: Julie, Amanda, Marie and Angela from Knighton, Leicester Team 2: Martin, Darren, Lee and Jamie from York. In which a Punk is stapled to a chicken. With guest host, Patreon supporter Peter Pulsford. Support us on Patreon Visit our Website  Follow us on Twitter  Check out our Redbubble Store Theme music: The Castle of Confusion by Chris Jerden-Cooke Peter's unofficial Knightmare gamebook, Knightmare Live! The Phial of Freedom, is available for free in PDF format on our website.
42:23
July 01, 2022
S03E12 - Dong or Bong
Team 1: Julie, Amanda, Marie and Angela from Knighton, Leicester In which Olaf can't keep up with a blindfolded child. Support us on Patreon Visit our Website  Follow us on Twitter  Check out our Redbubble Store Theme music: The Castle of Confusion by Chris Jerden-Cooke
48:14
June 17, 2022
S03E11 - Scott's Leap of Faith
Team 1: Scott, Jeremy, Nathan and Ian from Ash Vale, Hampshire. Team 2: Julie, Amanda, Marie and Angela from Knighton, Leicester In which a shocking truth is revealed! Support us on Patreon Visit our Website  Follow us on Twitter  Check out our Redbubble Store Theme music: The Castle of Confusion by Chris Jerden-Cooke
54:23
June 03, 2022
S3E10 - Blunders and Bomb Rooms
Team 1: Douglas, Richard, Derek and Matthew from Weston-Super-Mare Team 2: Scott, Jeremy, Nathan and Ian from Ash Vale, Hampshire In which Motley is surprised to find a snake in his bath. Featuring guest host, Dungeoneer Scott Evans. Support us on Patreon Visit our Website  Follow us on Twitter  Check out our Redbubble Store Theme music: The Castle of Confusion by Chris Jerden-Cooke
50:02
May 20, 2022
S03E09 - The Girl Who Drew a Blank
Team 1: Kelly, Emma, Sarah and Tammy from Sea Palling, Norfolk Team 2: Douglas, Richard, Derek and Matthew from Weston-Super-Mare In which we discover that wall monsters have a sense of humour. Support us on Patreon Visit our Website  Follow us on Twitter  Check out our Redbubble Store Theme music: The Castle of Confusion by Chris Jerden-Cooke
48:13
May 06, 2022
Dungeon Rap Battles: Mogdred vs. Lord Fear
Hi Listeners of Illusion!  We're taking a bit of a forced break from recording at the moment, so instead of a full episode this week we're bringing you a funny little musical sketch. It's written and performed by Martin Harder, based on an article written by Martin Odoni. The background beat is "KING", a royalty free track by Beats Provider. Visit our Website  Support us on Patreon Follow us on Twitter  Check out our Redbubble Store
03:01
April 22, 2022
S03E08 - The Unidentified Monk Who Definitely Isn't Mogdred
Team 1: Ross, Gavin, Fu and Shahzad from Birmingham Team 2: Kelly, Emma, Sarah and Tammy from Sea Palling, Norfolk In which we have a surprisingly serious discussion about extinction of the dodo and the conservation efforts of the Kakapo. Visit our Website  Follow us on Twitter  Check out our Redbubble Store Theme music: The Castle of Confusion by Chris Jerden-Cooke
01:04:14
April 08, 2022
Mid-Season Special: The Dunshelm Players in Sidriss the Confused and the Deathly Hallows
The happy father-daughter writing partnership established between Hordriss the Confuser and Sidriss the Confused has finally paid dividends as they get ready to publish the first novel they’ve written together. Or to be more precise, Hordriss has written it while Sidriss unsportingly insists on pointing out why most of what he’s written is rubbish. This improvised sketch was originally recorded many years ago, long before JK Rowling publicly aired some of her more controversial opinions, and both Temporal Discussion and The Dunshelm Players would like it to be known that this recording does not in any way equal support of her beliefs. Sidriss the Confused……………………………Rosey Collins  Hordriss the Confuser……………………………Jake Collins Running time approx 9 minutes. Scenario by Jake Collins – dialogue improvised by the cast. Music (intro track ‘Eyecatch’ & outro track ‘Endless Horizons’) provided by Royaltyfreemusic.com, composers anonymous. Sound effects provided by The Free Sound Project and Soundrangers. Production mixed by Jake Collins. Edited by Martin Odoni. Harry Potter is (c) of JK Rowling.
09:36
March 25, 2022
S03E07 - James and the Giant Pit
Team 1: James, Philip, Pulok and Jamie from Ipswitch Team 2: Ross, Gavin, Fu and Shahzad from Birmingham In which we learn that you should always carry a rotten egg with you, in case you get eaten by a snake. Listen out for our special Patreon-only competition in this episode! Support us on Patreon Visit our Website  Follow us on Twitter  Check out our Redbubble Store Theme music: The Castle of Confusion by Chris Jerden-Cooke
38:21
March 11, 2022
S3E6 - The Sword in the Swimming Pool
Team 1: Leo, Matthew, Simon and James from Bromley. Team 2: James, Philip, Pulok and Jamie from Ipswich. In which Leo faces off against a Danger Noodle. Visit our Website  Follow us on Twitter  Check out our Redbubble Store Theme music: The Castle of Confusion by Chris Jerden-Cooke
41:37
February 25, 2022
S3E5 - Three Men in a Rowe Boat
TEAM: Leo, Matthew, Simon and James from Bromley. In which we talk to the artist David Rowe, Merlin forgets how to spell and we introduce you to the newest member of our team - our youth correspondent, Feathered Menace! Want to hear an extended cut of this episode? Support us on Patreon at Dungeoneer level or above. Visit David Rowe's Website Visit our Website  Follow us on Twitter  Check out our Redbubble Store Support us on Patreon  Theme music: The Castle of Confusion by Chris Jerden-Cooke
01:15:14
February 11, 2022
An Interview With Alec Westwood
Martin Odoni interviews the actor Alec Westwood (Folly, Gibbet) about his experiences as a core cast member in the early days of Knightmare, and talk to him about his professional life after his departure. If you'd like to hear a special extended version of this interview, with an extra 20 minutes of audio, you can support us on Patreon at Dungeoneer level or above. Visit our Website  Follow us on Twitter  Check out our Redbubble Store Support us on Patreon  Theme music: The Castle of Confusion by Chris Jerden-Cooke
01:29:28
January 28, 2022
S3E4 - One (Knight)mare in Albion (with special guest David X Newton)
Team 1: Simon, Deborah, Mark and Claire from Horsham. Team 2: Leo, Matthew, Simon and James from Bromley. In which a lot of people fall off, and through, things. Follow David X Newton on Twitter Check out David X Newton's Youtube channel Listen to Albion on Bandcamp Join David's Patreon Visit our Website  Follow us on Twitter  Check out our Redbubble Store Support us on Patreon  Theme music: The Castle of Confusion by Chris Jerden-Cooke
56:10
January 14, 2022
Mid-Season Special: When Five Tribes go to War, Parts 3 & 4
The fourth era of the Dungeon Of Deceit is imminent, and it is a  time of  change; the Dungeon is growing fast and far beyond its old  boundaries, while some of the mightiest of its occupants, both light and  dark, are coming into conflict. When old alliances are broken by  treachery and greed, fresh alliances are formed as new protagonists  emerge, until five distinct factions – four of them forces for evil and  only one of them a force for good – take shape. Of these, it is the  faction controlled by the sorceress Malice that takes the initiative. While the Dungeon Master, Treguard of Dunshelm, tries to remain  impartial and above the conflicts raging in the Greater Game, the war  leads to chaos, death, and a new dominant evil that he simply must range  his forces against. Confusion is certain… When Five Tribes Go to War! Treguard ……………………………………………………… Ruzl Odoni Malice ………………………………………………… Helen Becconsall Pickle ……………………………………………………… Andy Marshall Aedric (Lord Fear)/Fatilla The Hun …………. Martin Odoni Morghanna/Mistress Goody(badwife) …….. Rosey Collins Merlin ……………………………………………………… Matt Richings Mogdred …………………………………………………. Martin Harder Hordriss the Confuser/Gumboil ………………… Jake Collins Skarkill ……………………………………………………… Ricky Temple Sir Hugh de Wittless ……………………………………… Adam Hall Written by Martin Odoni. Intro music ‘Return Of The Knights’ provided by Soundrangers, composer anonymous Outro music ‘Under The Surface’ composed by Sebastian Morawietz Trailer music “Two Tribes: Surrender Mix” composed & performed by Frankie Goes To Hollywood. Sound effects provided by The Free Sound Project and Soundrangers. Production mixed by Martin Odoni Running time approximately one hundred and twenty minutes. Also thanks to Robin Barlow, David  Forester, Clare Speedie, Billy Hicks, Sue McPherson, Kieran O’Brien,  Emma Venvell, Saijal Mistry and Andrew ‘Snowcat’ Kenny. Originally published August-October 2010.
58:47
December 31, 2021
S3E3 - Mr. Grimwold's Brown Trousers
Team 1: Cliff, James, Richard and Matthew from Felixstowe. Team 2: Simon, Deborah, Mark and Claire from Horsham. In which Simon (but not that Simon) sidesteps left. Visit our Website  Follow us on Twitter  Check out our Redbubble Store Support us on Patreon  Buy us a Ko-Fi Theme music: The Castle of Confusion by Chris Jerden-Cooke
01:01:42
December 17, 2021
S3E2 - The Bird and the Bees
Team 1: Cliff, James, Richard and Matthew from Felixstowe. In which Cliff's got an egg timer! Visit our Website  Follow us on Twitter  Check out our Redbubble Store Support us on Patreon  Buy us a Ko-Fi Theme music: The Castle of Confusion by Chris Jerden-Cooke
57:47
December 03, 2021
S3E1 - Mites and Tites (with special guest Hugo Myatt)
Team 1: Gavin, Tom, Craig and Brian from Uddingston, South Lanarkshire.  Team 2: Cliff, James, Richard and Matthew from Felixstowe.  In which the sand is quicker than a Dungeoneer, and the Martin's struggle to maintain their composure whilst conversing with their childhood hero.  Visit our Website  Follow us on Twitter   Check out our Redbubble Store   Support us on Patreon  Buy us a Ko-Fi  Theme music: The Castle of Confusion by Chris Jerden-Cooke
01:31:20
November 19, 2021
S03E0 - On the Record
In which we take a look at the number 1 songs and movies during the 1988-1989 off-season, during which we discuss such topics as transphobia and negative representations of autism in movies. Also, Marti Odoni gets excited over Batman.Michael Keaton in a black rubber bodysuit. All the songs we talk about in this episode can be heard on this Spotify playlist, with the exception of the charity cover of Ferry 'Cross the Mersey which can be heard here. The memorial website for victims of the Hillsborough disaster is here. Visit our Website Follow us on Twitter  Check out our Redbubble Store  Support us on Patreon Buy us a Ko-Fi Theme music: The Castle of Confusion by Chris Jerden-Cooke
01:06:09
November 05, 2021
Inter-Season Special - A Trial of Two Martins
Martin H and Martin O go on trial for some of the unkind things they've said about past Dungeoneers, if they were hoping to get an unbiased hearing they might be in for a bit of a surprise... Instead of giving you our Patreon, Ko-Fi and merchandising links this episode we'd like to ask you to donate to the mental health charity Safe in Our World, of which former Dungeoneer Anthony Haig is an ambassador. More information, including how to donate, can be found on their website. Visit our Website Follow us on Twitter  Theme music: The Castle of Confusion by Chris Jerden-Cooke
03:34
October 22, 2021
Inter-Season Special: When Five Tribes Go to War, Parts 1 & 2
The fourth era of the Dungeon Of Deceit is imminent, and it is a  time of  change; the Dungeon is growing fast and far beyond its old  boundaries, while some of the mightiest of its occupants, both light and  dark, are coming into conflict. When old alliances are broken by  treachery and greed, fresh alliances are formed as new protagonists  emerge, until five distinct factions – four of them forces for evil and  only one of them a force for good – take shape. Of these, it is the  faction controlled by the sorceress Malice that takes the initiative. While the Dungeon Master, Treguard of Dunshelm, tries to remain  impartial and above the conflicts raging in the Greater Game, the war  leads to chaos, death, and a new dominant evil that he simply must range  his forces against. Confusion is certain… When Five Tribes Go to War!  Treguard ……………………………………………………… Ruzl Odoni  Malice ………………………………………………… Helen Becconsall  Pickle ……………………………………………………… Andy Marshall  Aedric (Lord Fear)/Fatilla The Hun …………. Martin Odoni  Morghanna/Mistress Goody(badwife) …….. Rosey Collins  Merlin ……………………………………………………… Matt Richings  Mogdred …………………………………………………. Martin Harder  Hordriss the Confuser/Gumboil ………………… Jake Collins  Skarkill ……………………………………………………… Ricky Temple  Sir Hugh de Wittless ……………………………………… Adam Hall  Written by Martin Odoni.  Intro music ‘Return Of The Knights’ provided by Soundrangers, composer anonymous  Outro music ‘Under The Surface’ composed by Sebastian Morawietz  Trailer music “Two Tribes: Surrender Mix” composed & performed by Frankie Goes To Hollywood.  Sound effects provided by The Free Sound Project and Soundrangers.  Production mixed by Martin Odoni  Running time approximately one hundred and twenty minutes.  Also thanks to Robin Barlow, David  Forester, Clare Speedie, Billy Hicks, Sue McPherson, Kieran O’Brien,  Emma Venvell, Saijal Mistry and Andrew ‘Snowcat’ Kenny.  Published August-October 2010. 
01:04:00
October 08, 2021
Inter-Season Special: Geek Week Extended Edition
Team 1: Stuart, Dan, Phil and Emma from Youtube. In which Isy Suttie definitely says "heck". View the extended episode HERE YouTuber Links: Ashens AmazingPhil Daniel Howell Emma Blackery Jessie Cave Visit our Website Follow us on Twitter  Check out our Redbubble Store  Support us on Patreon Buy us a Ko-Fi Theme music: The Castle of Confusion by Chris Jerden-Cooke
01:20:18
September 24, 2021
S2E16 - Oh No, Not Again!
WARNING: If you're watching along, or if you're revisiting the episode before you listen to the podcast, be aware that the Jehrico 6 chamber features flashing colours and lights that continue almost until the end of the program. Team 1: Karen, Pamela, Angela and Nicola from Denholm (Hawick). In which we say goodbye to some of our favourite characters. Visit our Website Follow us on Twitter  Check out our Redbubble Store  Support us on Patreon Buy us a Ko-Fi Theme music: The Castle of Confusion by Chris Jerden-Cooke
01:00:47
September 10, 2021
S2E15 - Thanks for the Memory
Team 1: Steven, Mark, Paul and Chris from Weston-Super-Mare. Team 2: Karen, Pamela, Angela and Nicola from Denholm (Hawick). In which a key causes a kerfuffle. Visit our Website Follow us on Twitter  Check out our Redbubble Store  Support us on Patreon Buy us a Ko-Fi Theme music: The Castle of Confusion by Chris Jerden-Cooke Combat Chess music: Godspeed by Mark Petrie
41:10
August 27, 2021
S2E14 - Three Fools and a Folderol
Team 1: Anthony, Alan, Mark and Darren from Ash, Hampshire. Team 2: Steven, Mark, Paul and Chris from Weston-Super-Mare. In which Lillith shouts at a doll Check out Bex, AKA TristaBytes on Twitter, Twitch and Youtube Visit our Website Follow us on Twitter  Check out our Redbubble Store  Support us on Patreon Buy us a Ko-Fi Theme music: The Castle of Confusion by Chris Jerden-Cooke
51:06
August 13, 2021
Mid-Season Special: The Dunshelm Players - All Washed Up
Majida, Pickle, Folly and Motley have all seen better days, and  have all had better careers. We find them many years after the end of  the TV series, and they are now the serving staff in a tavern in the  Wolfglade. One evening, they have to wait on two new customers, one of  whom is revelling in the fame and fortune of a revived on-screen career,  the other of whom is called Daisy. Made in response to YouTube's ‘Geek Week’ episode of Knightmare, All Washed Up is a comedy sketch put together by some of the Dunshelm Players regulars, with a few light-hearted barbs at one or two of KM-GW’s weaker ingredients. Originally released in 2013. Majida ……………………………… Rosey Collins  Treguard/Folly ………………..... Jake Collins  Daisy ……………………………….... Amy Davies  Pickle …………………………….. Andy Marshall  Motley ………………………... Ross Thompson Visit our Website  Follow us on Twitter  Check out our Redbubble Store Support us on Patreon Buy us a Ko-Fi Theme music: The Castle of Confusion by Chris Jerden-Cooke
18:35
July 30, 2021
S02E13 - The Poison Potion
Team 1: Julian, Vaughan, Becca and Mary from Banbury.  Team 2: Anthony, Alan, Mark and Darren from Ash, Hampshire.  In which a Medusa is defeated, and a label is misread.  More information on Jason Karl  Visit our Website   Follow us on Twitter   Check out our Redbubble Store  Support us on Patreon  Buy us a Ko-Fi  Theme music: The Castle of Confusion by Chris Jerden-Cooke
01:06:16
July 16, 2021
S2E12 - Julian's Journey
Team: Julian, Vaughan, Becca and Mary from Banbury. In which Treguard outright trolls the team, and Merlin gets tired for no reason. More information on Jason Karl Visit our Website  Follow us on Twitter  Support us on Patreon Buy us a Ko-Fi Theme music: The Castle of Confusion by Chris Jerden-Cooke
47:51
July 02, 2021
S02E11 - No Good Deed
Team 1: Jamie, Joseph, Paul and Saranjit from Leeds Team 2: Julian, Vaughan, Becca and Mary from Banbury. In which an unfair room leads to a difficult decision... More information on Jason Karl Visit our Website  Follow us on Twitter  Support us on Patreon Buy us a Ko-Fi Theme music: The Castle of Confusion by CJJC
39:07
June 18, 2021
S02E10 - A Bomb with a Room in it
Team 1: Stuart, Neil, Greg and Neal from Leicester. Team 2: Jamie, Joseph, Paul and Saranjit from Leeds. In which we learn the shocking truth about Stuarts trousers! Special Guest: Dungeoneer Stuart Leatherland Follow Stuart on Twitter @stueythefish Visit our Website  Follow us on Twitter  Support us on Patreon Buy us a Ko-Fi
54:11
June 04, 2021
S02E09 - SHRUD 2: Bud the SHRUD
Team 1: Neil, Craig, Jason and Mark from Newark. Team 2: Stuart, Neil, Craig and Neal from Leicester. In which the team who famously struggled to disspell "SHRUD" commit an even bigger blunder! COMPETITION! Want to win a Temporal Discussion T-Shirt? Send us your edit of  Merlin dancing to a song of your choice. We'll feature our favourites on  our Twitter, and one of you will win a shirt on us. Listen to the  podcast for more details.  The original footage can be found at https://youtu.be/z9hOuEsNUtk. The closing date for the competition is June 1st. Visit our Website  Follow us on Twitter  Support us on Patreon Buy us a Ko-Fi
38:30
May 21, 2021
BONUS EPISODE: So, um... this is a thing.
I had an hour or so spare, and I thought this would be a laugh. It's VERY rough around the edges so I might return to it at some point and try to clean it up a bit. "Suddenly Seymour" was written and arranged by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman for the musical "Little Shop of Horrors".
03:26
May 11, 2021
S02E08 - "SHRUD"
Team 1: Neil, Craig, Jason and Mark from Newark. In which we talk about an infamous moment in Knightmare history. Featuring special guest Nikki from Nikki and Bunty. COMPETITION! Want to win a Temporal Discussion T-Shirt? Send us your edit of Merlin dancing to a song of your choice. We'll feature our favourites on our Twitter, and one of you will win a shirt on us. Listen to the podcast for more details.  The original footage can be found at https://youtu.be/z9hOuEsNUtk. Check out Nikki & Bunty on Twitch and Twitter Visit our Website  Follow us on Twitter  Support us on Patreon Buy us a Ko-Fi
53:01
May 07, 2021
S02E07 - The Boy and the Bulldozer
Team 1: Akash, Tanya, Carrie and Kirsten from Sutton / Worcester Park, Surrey Team 2: Neil, Craig, Jason and Mark from Newark. In which we theorise about the truth of the TRUTH spell. Record your answers to the riddle HERE and you might find yourself featured in a future podcast! Visit our Website  Follow us on Twitter  Support us on Patreon Buy us a Ko-Fi
40:31
April 23, 2021
Mid-Series Special: Sidriss the Confused & the Chamber of Secrets
Temporal Discussion proudly present The Dunshelm Players in Sidriss the Confused & the Chamber of Secrets. Desperately seeking expert aid after yet another of her clumsy  mishaps with magic, Sidriss the Confused enters the private study of  Hordriss the Confuser and discovers that her father has been leading a  remarkable double-life. In this short play, Sidriss the Confused is playe by Rosey Collins, and Hordriss the Confuser is played by Jake Collins. Script written by Jake Collins. Music (intro track ‘Shadows Of The Glen’ & outro track’Soft Blend IV’) provided by Royaltyfreemusic.com, composers anonymous. Sound effects provided by The Free Sound Project and Soundrangers. Production mixed by Martin Odoni. Harry Potter is (c) of JK Rowling.
16:04
April 09, 2021
S02E06 - The Podcast With Three Brains
Team 5: Tony, Craig, Tony and Dean from Ashford, Kent  In which we break with tradition and actually have some serious, educational conversations. Featuring special guest Dr. Bianca Hatin (Twitter)  Visit our Website  Follow us on Twitter  Support us on Patreon   Buy us a Ko-Fi
01:12:02
March 26, 2021
S02E05 - The Kid and the Crocodile
Team 4: Mark, Daniel, Matthew and Jonathan from Witney Team 5: Tony, Craig, Tony and Dean from Ashford, Kent In which every hero should meet a crocodile! Theme music by Chris Jerden Cooke (Twitter) Check out our website Follow us on Twitter Support us on Patreon  Buy us a Ko-Fi
01:02:14
March 12, 2021
S02E04 - Cedric's Special Friend
Team 4: Mark, Daniel, Matthew and Jonathan from Witney  In which we are introduced to the dungeon's favourite eight-legged lady.  Theme music by Chris Jerden Cooke (Twitter)  Check out our website Follow us on Twitter Support us on Patreon  Buy us a Ko-Fi
45:07
February 26, 2021
S02E03 - The Tale of Careful Christopher
Team 3: Christopher, Kenneth, Paul and Christopher from St Helens. Team 4: Mark, Daniel, Matthew and Jonathan from Witney. In which Christopher finds a big spoon. Featuring special guest QueenCreeps. Support us on Patreon Follow us on Twitter
01:30:36
February 12, 2021
S02E02 - Beware of the Leopard
Team 2: Claire, Kerry, Michelle and Cheryl from Ludlow, Shropshire Team 3: Christopher, Kenneth, Paul and Christopher from St Helens. In which we address one of Knightmare's biggest issues, and it's not that they said leopard...
48:04
January 29, 2021
S02E01 - The Trinity of Martins
Team 1: Martin, Lee, Tony and John from Sunderland. Team 2: Claire, Kerry, Michelle and Cheryl from Ludlow, Shropshire In which we usher in a new phase of the Dungeon, and we also look back at all the number 1 films and singles we missed in the off-season. CITV competition audio courtesy of Knightmare.com Theme music by Chris Jerden Cooke (Twitter) Support us on Patreon Follow us on Twitter
50:52
January 15, 2021
Inter-Season Special: Famous For Retreating - Part 5 + Deleted Scene
Some two-and-a-half years in the making, Famous For Retreating is the first-ever audio play based in the universe of the Greater Game of Luck and Glory.  Set approximately three years after the conclusion of the TV series, the play adds substantial development to one character who only got to appear in a few episodes, and also  explores one of the central characters, giving him a new origin,  while explaining the transitions that led to his emergence. Using  themes and characters devised by award-winning TV Producer Tim  Child, Famous For Retreating is a close study of some of the  prominent personalities from the series he created, attempting to flesh out their histories and to offer a new perspective on their motivations. Treguard …………………………………………………….......... Ruzl Odoni Stiletta/Salvania …………………………….................. Eleanor Booth-Davey Lord Fear/Honesty Bartram ………………………. Martin Odoni Majida/Heggatty …………………………………….......... Sue McPherson Skarkill/Merlin ……………………………………………..… Alec Downs Elita/Greystagg ……………………………………….......… Clare Speedie Lady Brinkatore/Mellisandre …………………..… Vivienne Traill Olaf (missing scene only) …………………………….. Ricky Temple Mellisandre (missing scene only) ……………………. Amy Davies Motley (missing scene only) ………………………. Ross Thompson Cedric (missing scene only) …………………………. Martin Harder Golgarach (missing scene only) ………………………. Jake Collins Scriptwriters…..….…...….…...………......................…..Martin Odoni & Ricky Temple Scriptwriters for deleted scene.................Ricky Temple & Roz Pearsonf Production Supervisor……………………..…...……Neal Sawyer Post-Production Editor .........……………………..Martin Odoni Title music (Hidden)………………………………………….. Matthew Oates Incidental & credit music (Celestial Embrace) …………Soundrangers Other incidental music ……..Royaltyfreemusic/Productiontrax.com
17:24
January 08, 2021
Inter-Season Special: Famous For Retreating - Part 4
Some   two-and-a-half years in the making, Famous For Retreating  is  the   first-ever audio play based in the universe of the Greater Game  of    Luck and Glory. Set approximately three years after the conclusion of     the TV series, the play adds substantial development to one character     who only got to appear in a few episodes, and also explores one of  the    central characters, giving him a new origin, while explaining the     transitions that led to his emergence. Using themes and characters     devised by award-winning TV Producer Tim Child, Famous For Retreating    is a close study of some of the prominent personalities from the  series    he created, attempting to flesh out their histories and to  offer a  new   perspective on their motivations. Treguard …………………………………………………….......... Ruzl Odoni Stiletta/Salvania …………………………….................. Eleanor Booth-Davey Lord Fear/Honesty Bartram ………………………. Martin Odoni Majida/Heggatty …………………………………….......... Sue McPherson Skarkill/Merlin ……………………………………………..… Alec Downs Elita/Greystagg ……………………………………….......… Clare Speedie Lady Brinkatore/Mellisandre …………………..… Vivienne Traill Scriptwriters…..….…...….…...………......................…..Martin Odoni & Ricky Temple Production Supervisor……………………..…...……Neal Sawyer Post-Production Editor .........……………………..Martin Odoni Title music (Hidden)………………………………………….. Matthew Oates Incidental & credit music (Celestial Embrace) …………Soundrangers Other incidental music ……..Royaltyfreemusic/Productiontrax.com
22:39
January 01, 2021
Inter-Season Special: Famous For Retreating - Part 3
Some  two-and-a-half years in the making, Famous For Retreating  is  the  first-ever audio play based in the universe of the Greater Game  of   Luck and Glory. Set approximately three years after the conclusion of    the TV series, the play adds substantial development to one character    who only got to appear in a few episodes, and also explores one of the    central characters, giving him a new origin, while explaining the    transitions that led to his emergence. Using themes and characters    devised by award-winning TV Producer Tim Child, Famous For Retreating   is a close study of some of the prominent personalities from the series    he created, attempting to flesh out their histories and to offer a  new   perspective on their motivations. Treguard …………………………………………………….......... Ruzl Odoni Stiletta/Salvania …………………………….................. Eleanor Booth-Davey Lord Fear/Honesty Bartram ………………………. Martin Odoni Majida/Heggatty …………………………………….......... Sue McPherson Skarkill/Merlin ……………………………………………..… Alec Downs Elita/Greystagg ……………………………………….......… Clare Speedie Lady Brinkatore/Mellisandre …………………..… Vivienne Traill Scriptwriters…..….…...….…...………......................…..Martin Odoni & Ricky Temple Production Supervisor……………………..…...……Neal Sawyer Post-Production Editor .........……………………..Martin Odoni Title music (Hidden)………………………………………….. Matthew Oates Incidental & credit music (Celestial Embrace) …………Soundrangers Other incidental music ……..Royaltyfreemusic/Productiontrax.com
20:56
December 25, 2020
Inter-Season Special: Famous For Retreating - Part 2
After her mission to procure witch amber from behind enemy lines goes awry, Heggarty is gravely injured. Her only hope is the witch queen Greystagg, but as Heggarty's injuries prefent her from using Greystagg's calling name, the queen who normally prides herself on her neutrality in the battle between The Powers That Be and The Opposition is forced to make an uneasy alliance with Treguard. Some two-and-a-half years in the making, Famous For Retreating  is  the first-ever audio play based in the universe of the Greater Game  of  Luck and Glory. Set approximately three years after the conclusion of   the TV series, the play adds substantial development to one character   who only got to appear in a few episodes, and also explores one of the   central characters, giving him a new origin, while explaining the   transitions that led to his emergence. Using themes and characters   devised by award-winning TV Producer Tim Child, Famous For Retreating  is a close study of some of the prominent personalities from the series   he created, attempting to flesh out their histories and to offer a new   perspective on their motivations. Treguard …………………………………………………….......... Ruzl Odoni Stiletta/Salvania …………………………….................. Eleanor Booth-Davey Lord Fear/Honesty Bartram ………………………. Martin Odoni Majida/Heggatty …………………………………….......... Sue McPherson Skarkill/Merlin ……………………………………………..… Alec Downs Elita/Greystagg ……………………………………….......… Clare Speedie Lady Brinkatore/Mellisandre …………………..… Vivienne Traill Scriptwriters…..….…...….…...………......................…..Martin Odoni & Ricky Temple Production Supervisor……………………..…...……Neal Sawyer Post-Production Editor .........……………………..Martin Odoni Title music (Hidden)………………………………………….. Matthew Oates Incidental & credit music (Celestial Embrace) …………Soundrangers Other incidental music ……..Royaltyfreemusic/Productiontrax.com
13:47
December 18, 2020
Inter-Season Special: Famous For Retreating - Part 1
Links between the Twentieth Century and the era of the Dungeon  have been dormant for several years, but the civil war between ‘The  Powers-That-Be’ and ‘The Opposition’ continues. Caught between the two  forces in the conflict are the Grey Sisterhood, now resident in the new  colony of Ambrohame. Desperate to renew her people’s dwindling powers, the Witch Queen  Greystagg sends an emissary, Heggatty, to seek out new sources of witch  amber. During her mission, Heggatty is attacked by the Opposition, and  needs Treguard and Stiletta to come to her aid. Caught in a situation where combat is impossible, Treguard and  his mortal enemy, Lord Fear, must each battle with words to induce  terror in the other to decide the fate of the Grey Sisters… with the  balance of the entire war resting on the outcome. Some two-and-a-half years in the making, Famous For Retreating  is the first-ever audio play based in the universe of the Greater Game  of Luck and Glory. Set approximately three years after the conclusion of  the TV series, the play adds substantial development to one character  who only got to appear in a few episodes, and also explores one of the  central characters, giving him a new origin, while explaining the  transitions that led to his emergence. Using themes and characters  devised by award-winning TV Producer Tim Child, Famous For Retreating is a close study of some of the prominent personalities from the series  he created, attempting to flesh out their histories and to offer a new  perspective on their motivations. Treguard …………………………………………………….......... Ruzl Odoni Stiletta/Salvania …………………………….................. Eleanor Booth-Davey Lord Fear/Honesty Bartram ………………………. Martin Odoni Majida/Heggatty …………………………………….......... Sue McPherson Skarkill/Merlin ……………………………………………..… Alec Downs Elita/Greystagg ……………………………………….......… Clare Speedie Lady Brinkatore/Mellisandre …………………..… Vivienne Traill Narrator …………….........................................……………. Martin Harder Scriptwriters…..….…...….…...………......................…..Martin Odoni & Ricky Temple Production Supervisor……………………..…...……Neal Sawyer Post-Production Editor .........……………………..Martin Odoni Title music (Hidden)………………………………………….. Matthew Oates Incidental & credit music (Celestial Embrace) …………Soundrangers Other incidental music ……..Royaltyfreemusic/Productiontrax.com
15:15
December 11, 2020
Famous For Retreating - Trailer
A trailer for this week's inter-season special, part 1 of The Dunshelm Player's audio drama Famous For Retreating. Originally released in 2006, FFR was the first audio drama set within the Knightmare realm. We are proud to be able to introduce the play to a wider audience.
03:12
December 10, 2020
S01E08 - The Next Level
Team 6: Richard (dungeoneer), Jonathan, Paul and Edward from West Yorkshire. In which an adviser compliments a nose, and we say goodbye to series 1. Theme music by Chris Jerden Cooke (Twitter) Support us on Patreon Follow us on Twitter
42:15
December 04, 2020
S01E07 - Folly vs. Cedric
Team 6: Richard (dungeoneer), Jonathan, Paul and Edward from West Yorkshire. In which the Jolly Jester faces off against the Mad Monk in a battle of wits! Theme music by Chris Jerden Cooke (Twitter) Support us on Patreon Follow us on Twitter
45:46
November 27, 2020
S01E06 - The Three Stumblebums
Team 4: Danny (Dungeoneer), Nigel, Tom and Mark from Portsmouth Team 5: Team 5: Helen (Dungeoneer), Anthony, Jon-Paul and Claire from Mid Glamorgan. Team 6: Team 6: Richard (Dungeoneer), Jonathan, Paul and Edward from West Yorkshire. In which everybody acts professionally and absolutely nothing goes wrong whatsoever... Special guest: Weekend Lollygagger (Youtube) Theme music by Chris Jerden Cooke (Bandcamp)
54:04
November 20, 2020
S01E05 - Folly's Dangly Bits (feat. Dave Bulmer)
Team 4: Danny (Dungeoneer), Nigel, Tom and Mark from Portsmouth In which Merlin waves it about a bit. Special guest: Dave Bulmer (website) Theme music by Chris Jerden Cooke (Bandcamp) Follow us on Twitter Become a Patreon supporter
01:13:10
November 14, 2020
S01E04 - The Pineapple Paradox
Team 3: Simon, Simon, Johnathan and Steven from Yorkshire  Team 4: Danny, Nigel, Tom and Mark from Portsmouth  In which we welcome a windy wall monster. Theme music by Chris JC
53:58
November 06, 2020
Mid-Season Special: The Dunshelm Players - In Defence of Dan
We're taking a short break from the series in order to bring you this unofficial Knightmare audio play by The Dunshelm Players. IN DEFENCE OF DAN Dan Howell has been hunted down by the law-enforcers of Knightmare fandom and is put on trial for his smart-assery during the Geek Week  special. His hopes of continued freedom depend on a lawyer who is still  to sit her GCSEs, in legal battle with a rabid and fervent KM fanatic,  all overseen by a judge whose only legal qualifications are a swimming  certificate and a lengthy career watching ITV courtroom docudramas. A somewhat belated. response to the new episode of Knightmare made for YouTube’s ‘GeekWeek’, is a comedy sketch written and mixed by Amy Davies. For once, it does not feature any regular Knightmare characters, and has a few gentle digs at the outraged reaction of some of the fans to the team of YouTube stars who took part in the special. It features a Dunshelm Players debut for Lucy Davies. PRODUCTION INFO Clerk - Ross Thompson Judge - Martin Odoni Danosaur 1/Danosaur 3/Defence/Amelia Davidson - Amy Davies Danosaur 2 - Lucy Davies Prosecutor - Andy Marshall Dan Howell -  Martin Harder Knightmare Fan 1/Lola Roberts - Rosey Collins Knightmare Fan 2/Foreman - Jake Collins Aaron Challenge - Ricky Temple Follow us on Twitter The Dunshelm Players website
28:31
October 30, 2020
S01E03 - The Mad Monk(s) - Guest presenter Simon Monk
Team 3 From: Yorkshire Dungeoneer: Simon Advisers: Simon, Johnathan and Steven In which a certain key almost gives Martin O an aneurysm. Follow us on Twitter ThePhantomMonk's Youtube Channel David Rowe's Zazzle Store
43:03
October 23, 2020
S01E02 - Maeve's Concrete Donkey
Team 2 From: Lancashire Dungeoneer: Maeve Advisers: Christina, David and Lee Team 3 From: Yorkshire Dungeoneer: Simon Advisers: Simon, Johnathan and Steven In which one of the teams makes a huge mistake which we feel should be more famous than it is.
47:58
October 16, 2020
S01E01 - Chassim Dave
Team 1 From: Bedfordshire Dungeoneer: David Advisers: James, Lucien and David Team 2 From: Lancashire Dungeoneer: Maeve Advisers: Christina, David and Lee In which we meet our first two teams, and Martin O gets "Snooker Loopy" stuck in his head.
01:04:28
October 09, 2020
Temporal Discussion - Trailer
Welcome, Listeners of Illusion, to Temporal Discussion. An episode-by-episode retrospective of the awesome British kids TV show, Knightmare. Phase across time to the late 80s and join Martin Harder and Martin Odoni as they venture through each and every episode of the show. Join them for humerous observations, behind-the-scenes talk and a breakdown of the series done in a way that only those with true love of the source material can manage. Join us for Temporal Discussion, and just keep telling yourself... It's only a podcast... Isn't it? Twitter: @KnightmarePod Email: broomcupboardclub@gmail.com Royalty free music: Saga of Knight by Makai Symphony
00:37
September 29, 2020