Straight Outta The Federation: A Blake's 7 Podcast
Straight Outta the Federation is a Blake's 7 podcast, where 3 podcast hosts are celebrating the adored, fan favorite with an Index Show, discussing each episode of Blake's 7.
info_outline #30 Straight Outta The Federation: Dawn of the Gods 09/22/2023
#30 Straight Outta The Federation: Dawn of the Gods Straight Outta the Federation discuss Dawn of the Gods by James Follett. In this story the Blakes' 7 crew is sidetracked by a black hole. Are they in another dimension, galaxy or BBC Studio? Join our discussion by writing to us at , Twitter @SoFederation, Threads or Bluesky at @Huestone44
info_outline #29 Straight Outta the Federation: Volcano 08/13/2023
#29 Straight Outta the Federation: Volcano Straight Outta the Federation talks about the Liberator crew and Servalan, racing to the planet Obsidian for a homebase and rumors of Blake Rojj residing on the planet. On this episode we are joined by Reading_Hix, Paul Hix of the Waiting for Doom and DCOCD Podcast. Write to us at You can also reach us on Bluesky @huestone44 X @SoFederation
info_outline #28 Straight Outta the Federation: Power Play 07/12/2023
#28 Straight Outta the Federation: Power Play Listen to Straight Outta the Federation disucss Power Play by Terry Nation, where the band is starting to come back together as they avoid hostile takeovers, body harvesting factories and so much more. Let's reunite with some old faces while learning new ones. From the the Irredimible Shag joins in on the discussion! Write to us at or Twitter @SoFederation
info_outline #27 Straight Outta the Federation: Aftermath 06/11/2023
#27 Straight Outta the Federation: Aftermath The Straight Outta the Federation gang are back with series C, where the Liberator maybe perhaps liberated from the crew, Avon has been jettison to the unknown to meet some new friends and unlikely bedfellows. Please join us in the discussion as we talk Terry Nation's Aftermath. Write to us at Twitter @sofederation www.patreon.com/wrightonnetwork
info_outline #26 Straight Outta the Federation: Star One 04/08/2023
#26 Straight Outta the Federation: Star One Straight Outta the Federation discusses the action, drama and suspense of Chris Boucher's Star One, where an unexpected alien invasion is on the interstellar horizon, a changing of the guard may be inevitable and an earned cliffhanger that will keep of us talking till the next episode. Write to us at or Reach us on Twitter @sofederation
info_outline #25 Straight Outta The Federation: The Keeper 03/04/2023
#25 Straight Outta The Federation: The Keeper Straight Outta the Federation discuss the penultimate episode of series B, where Jenna and Vila find themselves in quite the dilemma. Not to worry, for the Blake 7 crew have gotten themselves out of scrapes before dealing with the people of Goth. Either seeking or holding on to power, everyone is trying to get ahead without losing their neck. Don't forget to check out Allen's spotlight on Allan Prior. We would love to hear from you at the Twitter @sofederation or on Apple Podcast. Thank you for listening to our show.
info_outline Straight Outta the Federation Episode 23: Voice from the Past 01/13/2023
Straight Outta the Federation Episode 23: Voice from the Past The Straight Outta the Federation Crew talk Roj Blake enchanted by a voice in the past. Perhaps not enchanted, but definately a pull towards a trick, a trap, or sudden doom? Servalan is for sure cooking up a scheme as a number of guest stars help lift the show, making this episode truly a great one. We would love to hear from you, so please follow us on your podcatcher. Reach us at Twitter @sofederation
info_outline Straight Outta the Federation Episode 22 (Countdown) 12/13/2022
Straight Outta the Federation Episode 22 (Countdown) Our hearts are weighing quite heavy here at Straight Outta the Federation with the news of Chris Boucher passing away on December 11th, 2022. We have often praised Mister Boucher's writing and script editing abilities. The way he can add depth, humor and humanity to a character while still servicing the story. At the beginning of this episode, Allen has a few words about the talent that was Chris Boucher. We will revisit the works of Chris Boucher throughout the life of this podcast. Please play this episode as we talk about Terry Nation's Countdown. Unforgettable guest appearances, tense action scenes, and character progression are all here in Countdown. Write to us at or Twitter @sofederation.
info_outline Straight Outta the Federation: Hostage 11/06/2022
Straight Outta the Federation: Hostage Straight Outta the Federation discuss Blake going on a limb to rescue his uncle and cousin from the likes of Travis and his goons. Is it a set up? Of course! Will Blake and his crew be able to save his relatives and themselves? Give us a listen and leave a comment at or .com to contact Allen.
info_outline Straight Outta the Federation 20: Killer by Robert Holmes 10/10/2022
Straight Outta the Federation 20: Killer by Robert Holmes Straight Outta the Federation talk about Killer, where Blake is trying to contain an Invisible Enemy, a virus, where if not quarantined...well, you can imagine. Vila and Avon are visiting someone from Avon's criminal past, and Avon has come to collect on a debt for not turning this person in when Avon was arrested. Robert Holmes, writer/script editor over on Doctor Who, brings his signature double acts, suspense and interesting dialogue to Killer. Write to us at Twitter @sofederation or e-mail us
info_outline Straight Outta the Federation 19: Trial 09/18/2022
Straight Outta the Federation 19: Trial Straight Outta the Federation talk about Travis on trial for war crimes, Blake having a think about his wreckless leadership, Servalan serving up Travis, the Blake 7 gang hit up with some hard choices, and perhaps the new direction for the show going forward into the series. We would love to hear your comments about our take on the episode. Write to us at Twitter @SOFederation
info_outline Straight Outta The Federation Episode 18: Pressure Point (Critical Federation Theory) 08/05/2022
Straight Outta The Federation Episode 18: Pressure Point (Critical Federation Theory) Straight Outta the Federation talk Blake being gung ho about taking down the Federation at all costs, resistance fighters back on earth, Servalan face to face with her mentor and self awareness, and the fatal departure of Olag Gan. We would love to hear about your favorite Gan moments or anything Blake's 7 related. Thank you for listening to our podcast. We love doing this, and we appreciate your time and well wishes. Be safe out there.
info_outline Straight Outta the Federation: Horizon 07/06/2022
Straight Outta the Federation: Horizon Straight Outta the Federation and talk Horizon, where the Blake's 7 crew try to push back on colonization. Can Blake inspire Ro, an indigenious person to the planet Horizon, to reclaim his heritage and move the colonizing Federation out of town? Perhaps, Ro had it within him to rebel all along. Write to us at Twitter @sofederation
info_outline Straight Outta the Federation: Weapon 06/02/2022
Straight Outta the Federation: Weapon Straight Outta the Federation talk weapons race or a race to a weapon, cloning, a new Travis, fashion and so much more. What are some of your favorite parts of Weapon? Also, do you have any extra Blake's 7 material you recommend that are good companion pieces to Weapon? Twitter @sofederation
info_outline Straight Outta The Federation The Shadow 05/08/2022
Straight Outta The Federation The Shadow Straight Outta The Federation talk what goes on in the Shadows, under the cover of darkness, if you will. Dream Heads, implicated governments, character growth and slight rectcons are all discussed in episode 15 of SOTF. Join our discussion by writing to us on Twitter @sofederation or e-mail www.patreon.com/wrightonnetwork
info_outline Straight Outta the Federation Episode 14: Redemption 04/07/2022
Straight Outta the Federation Episode 14: Redemption The Straight Outta the Federation Gang our back for Series B to talk Redemption, where Blake and Company are trying to...circumvent fate. Sounds unavoidable? Unavoidable like trying to outrun the original owners of The Liberator itself. Please e-mail us at Twitter @sofederation
info_outline Bonus Episode: Terry Nation's Genesis of the Daleks 03/18/2022
Bonus Episode: Terry Nation's Genesis of the Daleks Before moving on towards Series B, Straight Outta the Federation is taking a look at one of Terry Nation's other projects...the Daleks. Specifically, the serial, Genesis of the Daleks, where we try to point out so of the similar "go to's" Terry Nation's storytelling might display.
info_outline Straight Outta the Federation Episode 13: Orac 02/07/2022
Straight Outta the Federation Episode 13: Orac Straight Outta the Federation discusses the series finale, Orac, where Blake and Cally touchdown on a planet to retrieve some drugs to help the crew from radiation exposure as well as hand some drugs to a dying man whose son help Blake and Cally at gun point. Because thus far, Blake lives a life of a series of green lights, the crew is now in possession of the great and mighty Orac. The next episode of the podcast will take a detour and watch the 6 part story Genesis of the Daleks by Terry Nation.
info_outline Episode 12: Deliverance 01/09/2022
Episode 12: Deliverance April, Allen and A.J. talk Terry Nation's Deliverance episode, where the gang answer a distress call, which will lead them towards something more beneficial than they would ever imagine. Oh yeah, and Avon is answers a prophecy call, which makes him seem like The Chosen One. Which Blake 7 member would you want to hang out with at a 70's glam rock club? Write to us at Thank you for taking time out of your day to listen to us. You make the podcast go!
info_outline Episode 10: Breakdown 11/04/2021
Episode 10: Breakdown Straight Outta the Federation discuss the Blake's 7 gang placing themselves in grave danger, whipping through space to find one of the crew members, Gan, some medical help in order to save his life. And did we mention the great Julian Glover is in this one? Share your thoughts with us at or on Twitter @sofederation. e-mail us at
info_outline Episode 9: Project Avalon 10/11/2021
Episode 9: Project Avalon Straight Outta the Federation enjoyed Project Avalon quite a bit. Blake really takes it to the Federation in this, we enjoyed hearing about other confederates, as it were, rebelling against the Federation across the Galaxy and the stand off between Blake and Travis is always fun. Of course, Jacqueline Pearce is spectacular with the first in person Servalan/Blake meeting. Please write to us at or Twitter @sofederation
info_outline Episode 8: Duel #Blakes7 09/10/2021
Episode 8: Duel #Blakes7 Straight Outta the Federation are back to talk dueling, of course, feelings with Avon, reality TV, oh Travis, and so much more. We would love to hear your thoughts about Duel by Terry Nation. Please write to us at Twitter @sofederation or
info_outline Episode 7: Mission to Destiny 08/06/2021
Episode 7: Mission to Destiny Straight Outta the Federation are back to make several Agatha Christie references, discuss the emergence of Avon, the understate heroism of Cally and so much more. Please, let us know what your thoughts are about the episode and our podcast. We feel honored to be apart of the discussion. Please share with us. Write to us at or Twitter @SoFederation
info_outline Episode 6: Seek-Locate-Destroy 07/16/2021
Episode 6: Seek-Locate-Destroy Straight Outta the Federation talk going back for Cally, new faces for the Federation, more Blake backstory, and Avon playing nice with others. Join in on the discussion by writing to us at or on Twitter at @sofederation. We would love to hear from you. Thank you for listening.
info_outline Episode 5: The Web 07/07/2021
Episode 5: The Web Straight Outta the Federation is back to discuss The Web, written by Terry Nation. The crew encounters a species named the decimas who are quite capable of liberating themselves before Blake and Company arrive on the scene. What do you think about this episode? We would love to hear from you. Write to us at or on Twitter @sofederation Thank you for listening. We appreciate your time and listenership!
info_outline Episode 4: Time Squad 06/01/2021
Episode 4: Time Squad April, Allen and AJ are back for episode 4 of Blake's 7, discussing secrets, the frozen and Jenna's awesomeness. Let us know what you think of this podcast episode by writing to us at or the website We would love to hear your feedback. Twitter @sofederation
info_outline Episode 3: Cygnus Alpha 04/29/2021
Episode 3: Cygnus Alpha April, Allen, and A.J. talk Brian Blessed, isomorphic weapons, Penal Planets, etc....and finding a moment of Zen. Help us improve the podcast or add comments by writing to us at or on Twitter @SOFederation We would love to hear from you.
info_outline Episode 2: Space Fall 04/07/2021
Episode 2: Space Fall We are back to discuss Space Fall, the second installment of Blake's 7 where Blake and other fellow prisoners are being sent to the penal colony, Cygnus Alpha, but Roj isn't taking it sitting down...no seriously, at a certain point the prisoners are allowed to move around freely. Join us, Straight Outta the Federation, as we discuss Terry Nation's Space Fall. Twitter @sofederation We are also on Spotify, Apple Podcast, and other Pod Catchers Write to us at