Dedicated to Disneyland Paris Podcast (travel)

There is a new Star Wars film coming called The Force Awakens, just in case you didn’t know! Well Disneyland Paris have a special Star Wars night on December 16th, and Steve and Mark discuss the positives and negatives, and then have a lengthy discussion argument (?) about them! There’s a whole bunch of news and rumours researched by Mark as Steve had a cold, and was being lazy! Plus we had lots of questions from you lovely listeners to get through – a packed show!

Direct download: D2DLP-Episode_64_-_Star_Wars_Night__Christmas_Questions.mp3
Category:Travel -- posted at: 8:43pm UTC

Just a week away from their first ever Dedicated to DLP trip too Disneyland Paris for Steve and Mark, they get posed with a very on topic question about whether to visit Disneyland Paris in 2016. This is discussed along with all the latest news and rumours, from attraction closures to brand new paint jobs, plus listener feedback on what you are most looking forward to in Disneyland Paris this Christmas.

Direct download: D2DLP-Episode_63_-_Should_You_Visit_Disneyland_Paris_In_2016.mp3
Category:Travel -- posted at: 9:00pm UTC

After two fantastic episodes talking to Tim Delaney, Steve and Mark are back to chatting about the latest news and rumours Disneyland Paris, of which there is a lot. The runDisney entry and accommodation packages are now available, but are they good value and what else is going on? There's a new Disneyland Paris app and rumours of WiFi in the Parks have cropped up again. Details have emerged of the new show in The Chapparal Theater and there's the matter of people climbing on things they really should not! Plus there's questions from all you listeners too, and be sure to listen right to the end, for some hilarious out-takes.

Direct download: D2DLP-Episode_61_-_To_Run_or_Not_to_runDisney.mp3
Category:Travel -- posted at: 8:59pm UTC

Episode 60: Tim Delaney Interview Part 2

After episode 59 of the podcast we are back, with the second thrilling installment of the fascinating interview with Tim Delaney, as we delve deep into the beginnings of Disneyland Paris 'Space Mountain and all the hurdles that they faced along the way, and the bunny that was used during testing. We hear the fascinating story of Tom Scherman and why the opening of Nautilus meant so much. Hear the story that spawned the phrase "We're the guys who make memories" and a discussion on whether Michael Eisner should be a Disney Legend by now. Hear Tim's thoughts on Space Mountain: Mission 2 and so much more. Sit back, relax, and enjoy, once more.

Direct download: D2DLP-Episode_60_-_Tim_Delaney_Interview_Part_2.mp3
Category:Travel -- posted at: 5:56pm UTC

After a brief roundup of the latest news, listen to part one of the fascination interview with Ex Disneyland Paris Creative Director, Producer & Field Art Director of Discoveyland Tim Delaney as we hear about his beginnings as an artist, working on EPCOT, solving the problem of how to make the future timeless, how to incorporate some kind of French show into Discoveryland and what the early suggestions were. We hear about the many sponsors, and dealing with Renault in Le Visionarium, plus Tim's thoughts on Buzz Lightyear Laser Blast replacing Le Visionarium. Listen to stories of working with Robin Williams, Michael Jackson and becoming friends with Ray Bradbury. Get an insight into attraction posters and what a poster should do, before part one of this engaging interview ends with dinosaurs!

Direct download: D2DLP-Episode_59_-_Tim_Delaney_Interview_Part_1.mp3
Category:Travel -- posted at: 7:09pm UTC

Episode 58: The Rumours Awaken

As is always the case, just days after the last episode, the news and rumours came flooding in. So this episode is a bumper catch up on Marvel in Walt Disney Studios, changes and additions too Christmas in Disneyland Paris, new shows in both Parks, Characters returning to the on site Disney hotels and much more. We even got round to reading all the new iTunes reviews out before a double part question right at the end aimed at Steve.

Direct download: D2DLP-Episode_58_-_The_Rumours_Awaken.mp3
Category:Travel -- posted at: 5:43pm UTC

After the annual summer break Steve and Mark are back, and once again joined by ace ex Cast Member Peter Bell, as they cover the latest news, the recent financial figures, the opening of the Star Wars Jedi Training Academy and more. They look back at things that could have been, would have been, and should have been, before a discussion about Pixar Place and what to expect from the 25th Anniversary of Disneyland Paris, and what they’d like to see. All this and a big future guest announcement at the end.

Direct download: D2DLP-Episode_57_-_The_Past_Present__Future.mp3
Category:Travel -- posted at: 7:09pm UTC

Battling hayfever and the heat, Steve and mark talk about all of the bits of news and rumours that have cropped up over the past few weeks. Starting things off with a heated debate about selfie sticks, it then moves in to characters, resurfacing, runDisney, the use of Discoveryland Theatre, wanting to take part in the Star Wars Jedi Academy and a run down of the ten big refurbishment projects Disneyland Paris have planned. All this and then Mark reveals plans of his traitorous allegiance with another podcast, as he plans to leave all of us Dedicated to DLP folk at a Disneyland Paris event coming up! 

Direct download: D2DLP-Episode_56_-_The_Big_News_Catch_Up.mp3
Category:Travel -- posted at: 12:31pm UTC

Back from his Frozen Summer Fun press preview weekend, Steve goes it solo on this latest show, to give you the lowdown on all the Frozen Summer Fun festivities in Disneyland Paris. Hear about the Frozen Sing-along, Frozen Marketplace, Frozen in Dreams! and the possibility of Frozen characters returning this Christmas. There's live audio from Disneyland Paris itself, a report from the very first Star Wars Jedi Academy press preview which Steve attended and a handful of rumours about new character meet and greets on their way and a Frozen show at Christmas!

Direct download: D2DLP-Episode_55_-_Frozen_Summer_Fun_Review.mp3
Category:Travel -- posted at: 9:43am UTC

The rumours are true, the petitions have worked, and the viral campaigns have achieved their goal – the podcast is back! Not only that, but there’s a structure, as we see the return of the question of the week and topic of the week! What refurbishments are you all looking forward to seeing completed in Disneyland Paris, what does everyone think of Billy Bob’s Wild West Show, and the news about runDisney, PhotoPass+ and the 2015 Halloween Soiree. All this and more!

Direct download: D2DLP-Episode_54_-_We_All_Love_The_Bisons.mp3
Category:Travel -- posted at: 10:22am UTC