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Moths Ate My Doctor Who Scarf

4.17  ·  Rating Details ·  35 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
This is a two–part BBC adaptation of Toby Hadoke's sensational stand–up show about Doctor Who, fandom, and one man's lifelong obsession.

Toby Hadoke was born to love Doctor Who. To Toby—a shy, weedy kid whose dad had left home—the Doctor was a hero, and the show a lifeline he clung to throughout his childhood. He kept the faith when other boys mocked him, girlfriends dumped
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Published July 30th 2007 by BBC Audiobooks Ltd (first published 2007)
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Penelope Irving
Aug 30, 2012 Penelope Irving rated it it was amazing
This is a heartwarming yet hilarious personal retrospective of a life of Doctor Who fandom. I'm not sure that anyone who isn't a) British or b) like the author, a Doctor Who fan from childhood, would really be able to relate to it on the same visceral level that I can.

Toby Hadoke clung to Doctor Who as the one bright spot in a fatherless, unhappy childhood, even though his obsession isolated him from his peers and made him an easy target for bullies. As the popularity and reputation of Doctor W
Nicholas Whyte
Oct 23, 2011 Nicholas Whyte rated it it was amazing
"I was vaguely aware that comedian Toby Hadoke has a one-man stage show about being a Doctor Who fan, and got hold of the CD in the expectation of some wry nostalgic giggles but not much more.[return][return]I got a great deal more. The CD adaptation includes various other actors (including Louise Jameson as Hadoke's mother and Colin Baker as himself), adding to the power of the script, which is a wonderful meditation on growing up as an outsider and then coming to terms with fatherhood, with Do ...more
Mar 28, 2009 Wendy rated it it was amazing
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A fantastic adaptation for radio of Toby Hadoke's one-man comedy show "Moths Ate My Doctor Who Scarf". Both funny and touching. Required listening for Doctor Who fans, or anyone who wants to understand why Doctor Who fans are so passionate about the show.
Amanda [Novel Addiction]
This was cute! Though, considering it is from a comedian, I expected it to be funnier. Ah well. But I did like the production of it - multiple cast members to do different voices, sound effects, even getting Colin Baker to do some work on it.
Paul Doody
Jun 16, 2010 Paul Doody rated it it was amazing
Toby Hadoke is a comedian who puts his love of Doctor Who into his stage show. This is the recorded version, featuring Doctor Who star Louise Jameson. Excellent and very funny.
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Listened to this in the car. Loved every moment of the book. It resonated with me and all of the fandom love of doctor who.
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Toby Hadoke is an English actor, writer and stand-up comedian. He is particularly well known for his work on the Manchester comedy circuit, where he performs regularly. He runs the multi award winning XS Malarkey comedy club, and is involved with many of the more experimental and financially accessible nights in the region. His comedy tends towards the topical and/or political, and his trademark h ...more
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