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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?

Tweet: @KnightmarePod
Email: broomcupboardclub@gmail.com
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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
50:51
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
17:23
January 8, 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 1, 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
20:55
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
13:46
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.
03:11
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
42:14
December 4, 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)
54:03
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
1:13:10
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 6, 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.
47:57
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.
1:04:27
October 9, 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