DOCTOR WHO MAGAZINE 547

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OUT OF THE TARDIS WITH BRADLEY WALSH!

The latest issue of Doctor Who Magazine also includes:

  • The second part of an exclusive, in-depth interview with showrunner Chris Chibnall.
  • Interviews with the new writers of Series 12.
  • Exclusive previews of the next four episodes.
  • The untold story of Denis Alan Print, the Doctor Who merchandise company co-owned by Tom Baker.
  • Doctor Who’s top ten Master reveals.
  • Behind the scenes at the OFFSTAGE Theatre Group, whose Doctor Who plays and comedy sketches were popular at conventions from 2003 to 2013.
  • The Fact of Fiction begins an epic exploration of The Daleks’ Master Plan.
  • Part Five of Mistress of Chaos, a new comic-strip adventure featuring the Thirteenth Doctor and her friends.
  • The answers to DWM’s Christmas Quiz.
  • Reviews of the Season 26 Blu-ray box set and the new vinyl edition of The Web Planet.
  • Big Finish previews and reviews, news, prize-winning competitions, The Blogs of Doom and much more!
  • On sale from Thursday 9 January 2020

    £5.99 (UK)

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    DWM 547 is also available as a strictly limited Deluxe Edition, exclusive to WH Smith and store.panini.co.uk priced £9.99.

    In addition to the latest issue of DWM, the Deluxe Edition includes:

    • An exclusive 76-minute music CD, featuring 22 classic and rare tracks from 1963 to 1989.
    • A 32-page supplement, comprising classic comic-strip stories featuring the Master.
    • A giant double-sided poster.
    • A Series 12 art card.
    • Three Big Finish audio dramas to download.
    • Big Finish stickers.­­
    • With thanks to those kind folks at DWM.

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DOCTOR WHO MAGAZINE 546

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EXCLUSIVE PREVIEWS OF THE NEW DOCTOR WHO EPISODES!
Every issue of the festive Doctor Who Magazine includes:

  • A GIANT DOUBLE-SIDED POSTER
  • A THIRTEENTH DOCTOR ART CARD

Other highlights include:

  • An exclusive, in-depth interview with showrunner Chris Chibnall, plus his latest Production Notes.
  • The directors of Series 12 speak exclusively to DWM.
  • Exclusive previews of the first new-series episodes: Spyfall Parts One and Two.
  • Tosin Cole (who plays Ryan Sinclair) answers questions from the TARDIS Tin.
  • An Advent in Space and Time: six decades of festive TV and radio highlights.
  • DWM revisits the Doctor Who pantomimes of the 1980s.
  • The final part of a candid interview with former script editor Andrew Cartmel.
  • Broadcaster Ian Collins recalls playing a Haemovore in 1989’s The Curse of Fenric.
  • An exclusive preview of the Season 26 Blu-ray box set.
  • The Fact of Fiction explores the 2012 Christmas Special The Snowmen.
  • DWM’s fiendishly tricky Christmas Quiz.
  • Part Four of Mistress of Chaos, a new comic-strip adventure featuring the Thirteenth Doctor and her friends.
  • Audio and book reviews, previews, news, prize-winning competitions and much, much more!
  • On sale from Thursday 12 December 2019 £6.99 (UK)
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DOCTOR WHO MAGAZINE 545

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THE WORLD CUP OF THE DALEKS

Thirty-two Dalek stories battled for supremacy in our epic Twitter contest. Which is the fans’ favourite?

Highlights of this issue include:

  • A 16-page celebration of the Daleks, including the results of DWM’s online tournament.
  • An exclusive Series 12 update.
  • Writer and director Pete McTighe goes behind the scenes on The Promise, his new trailer for the Season 26 Blu-ray box set.
  • Sophie Aldred discusses her on-screen return as Ace.
    Production designer Arwel Jones gives DWM a tour of the Thirteenth Doctor’s TARDIS.
  • The first part of an exclusive interview with former script editor Andrew Cartmel.
  • A preview of Tiny Rebel’s final Doctor Who: Infinity
  • The Fact of Fiction explores the 1973 story Carnival of Monsters.
  • The answers to last issue’s fiendishly difficult quiz about the first 40 years of DWM.
  • Part Three of Mistress of Chaos, a new comic-strip adventure featuring the Thirteenth Doctor and her friends.
  • The Blogs of Doom, audio and book reviews, previews, news, prize-winning competitions and much, much more!

On sale from Thursday 14 November 2019 £5.99 (UK)

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DOCTOR WHO MAGAZINE 544

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DOCTOR WHO MAGAZINE CELEBRATES ITS 40TH ANNIVERSARY!

The celebratory issue comes with:

  • A 100-MINUTE DOCTOR WHO DVD including exclusive and previously unseen material.
  • A 32-PAGE SUPPLEMENT featuring an index of DWM and its sister publications, from 1979 to the present day.
  • A DOWNLOAD CODE for 11 complete hour-long audio adventures from Big Finish.

Other highlights of this issue include:

  • Exclusive interviews with showrunners Chris Chibnall, Russell T Davies and Steven Moffat.
  • Doctor Who Weekly’s founding editor Dez Skinn and its original features writer Jeremy Bentham reunite to discuss the magazine’s earliest days.
  • Doctor Who writer Paul Cornell pays tribute to his friend and mentor Terrance Dicks.
  • A previously unpublished interview with Terrance Dicks, in which he remembers his working life away from Doctor Who.
  • Highlights from the original, unpublished manuscript of The Eight Doctors, Terrance’s first commission for BBC Books’ range of original Doctor Who
  • Professional Doctor Who fiction writers select highlights of Terrance’s Target novelisations and other books.
  • A look back at how readers’ views of Doctor Who episodes, as expressed in DWM’s Season Survey results, have evolved over the last four decades.
  • The Fact of Fiction explores the 1979 story The Creature from the Pit.
  • A fiendishly difficult quiz, all about the first 40 years of Doctor Who Magazine.
  • Part Two of Mistress of Chaos, a new comic-strip adventure featuring the Thirteenth Doctor and her friends.
  • Audio reviews, previews, news, prize-winning competitions and much, much more!

On sale from Thursday 17 October 2019 £9.99 (UK)

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DOCTOR WHO MAGAZINE 543

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THE JOHN NATHAN-TURNER LEGACY

A new perspective on Doctor Who’s longest-serving producer, featuring previously unseen images from his own scrapbooks!

Highlights of this issue include:

      • Doctor Who script editor Andrew Cartmel describes working with John Nathan-Turner.
      • Sophie Aldred explains how JNT changed her life.
      • Stephen Cranford on what it was like to know JNT as a friend.
      • Writer Philip Martin and actor Nabil Shaban reveal Sil and the Devil Seeds of Arodor.
      • Composer Richard Hartley on recreating his score for 1986’s ‘Mindwarp’.
      • An investigation into the deepest mysteries of regeneration.
      • Your at-a-glance guide to Doctor Who’s post-regeneration stories.
      • An interview with the creators of the new VR game The Edge of Time.
      • The Fact of Fiction explores the 2017 story Knock Knock.
      • DWM’s verdict on Doctor Who: The Collection – Season 23.
      • Part One of Mistress of Chaos, a new comic-strip adventure featuring the Thirteenth Doctor and her friends.
      • The Blogs of Doom, audio reviews, previews, news, prize-winning competitions and much, much more!

On sale from Thursday 19 September 2019 £5.99 (UK)

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DOCTOR WHO MAGAZINE 542

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TODAY’S DOCTOR WHO WRITERS PAY TRIBUTE TO THE SERIES’ PIONEERS

Featuring exclusive contributions from: Paul Cornell, Sarah Dollard, Matthew Graham, Peter Harness, Pete McTighe, Steven Moffat, James Moran, Rona Munro, Robert Shearman and Toby Whithouse.

This issue also includes:

  • Exclusive interviews with Billie Piper and Camille Coduri ahead of Big Finish’s new audio series Rose Tyler: The Dimension Cannon.
  • The Robots of Ravolox– investigating Robert Holmes final mystery.
  • Bonnie Langford answers questions from the TARDIS tin.
  • 1980s script editor Eric Saward reflects on the troubled production of The Trial of a Time Lord.
  • The Trial of a Time Lord on trial: could it be Doctor Who’s most underrated story?
  • The Fact of Fiction explores the 2008 Tenth Doctor story Planet of the Ood.
  • An exclusive preview of Doctor Who: The Collection – Season 23.
  • Part Three of Power of the Mobox, a new comic-strip adventure featuring the Thirteenth Doctor and her friends.
  • The Blogs of Doom, audio reviews, previews, news, prize-winning competitions and much, much more!

On sale from Thursday 22 August 2019 £5.99 (UK)

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DOCTOR WHO MAGAZINE SPECIAL: TARGET BOOKS

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Considered a unique record of Doctor Who’s history in the era before fanzines, official magazines and home video, Target books are probably the most cherished items of merchandise inspired by the show. They’re certainly the most commercially successful.

From the early 1970s to the early 90s, it’s estimated that Target sold over eight million novelisations and other Doctor Who books. This is the inside story of a legendary imprint, from its rise and fall to its triumphant revival in 2018.

Highlights include numerous rare images and exclusive interviews with the key players, including:

  • Chris Achilleos (cover artist for The Auton Invasion, The Zarbi, The Doomsday Weapon, etc)
  • Jeff Cummins (cover artist for The Mutants, The Horror of Fang Rock, The Talons of Weng-Chiang, etc)
  • Peter Darvill-Evans (Target Books editor from 1989)
  • Terrance Dicks (the most prolific author of Target books)
  • Anthony Dry (cover artist for City of Death, Rose, The Day of the Doctor etc)
  • John Peel (author of the novelisations of The Chase, The Power of the Daleks, The Evil of the Daleks etc)
  • Marc Platt (author of the Battlefield and Ghost Light novelisations)
  • Nigel Robinson (Target Books editor from 1984 to 1987)
  • Andrew Skilleter (cover artist for The Gunfighters, The Abominable Snowmen, The Stones of Blood etc)
  • Alan Willow (artist who provided internal illustrations for The Cybermen, Terror of the Autons, The Sea-Devils etc)

Other highlights include:

  • Extracts from two unpublished manuscripts
  • The untold story of Doctor Who Discovers, based on the archive of author Fred Newman
    Details of foreign editions
  • The Companions of Doctor Who series
  • Interviews with collectors who own original Target Books artwork

 

… and an afterword from Pete McTighe, the writer of the 2018 story Kerblam!

On sale from Thursday 8 August 2019

£6.99 (UK)

With kind thanks to those folks at DWM.

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DOCTOR WHO MAGAZINE 541

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HIDDEN TREASURES FROM ONE OF THE SERIES’ GREATEST DIRECTORS – ONLY IN DOCTOR WHO MAGAZINE 541!

Previously unseen images and new insights on the stories Christopher Barry directed: The Daleks, The Rescue, The Romans, The Savages, The Power of the Daleks, The Dæmons, The Mutants, Robot, The Brain of Morbius and The Creature from the Pit.

Also in this issue:

  • Director Michael E Briant, actress Kay Patrick and writer Marc Platt recall working with Christopher Barry.
  • Jon Pertwee reflects on life after Doctor Who in the second part of an interview conducted at his first ever convention appearance in 1977.
  • David Bradley answers questions from the TARDIS tin.
  • The Fact of Fiction explores the Eleventh Doctor story The Impossible Astronaut/Day of the Moon.
  • Reviews of the Doctor Who: The Collection – Season 10 Blu-rays and Eric Saward’s Resurrection of the Daleks novelisation.
  • Part Two of Power of the Mobox, a new comic strip adventure featuring the Thirteenth Doctor and her friends.
  • The Blogs of Doom, audio reviews, previews, news, prize-winning competitions and much, much more!

DWM 541 is on sale from Thursday 25 July, priced £5.99.

With kind thanks to those folks at DWM.

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DOCTOR WHO MAGAZINE 540

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DOCTOR WHO MAGAZINE CELEBRATES JON PERTWEE’S CENTENARY WITH 30 PAGES DEVOTED TO THE THIRD DOCTOR!

This issue includes:

  • The World Cup of the Third Doctor. How did your favourite story fare in our epic Twitter tournament?
  • Lost for more than 40 years – a candid interview with Jon Pertwee from the very first Doctor Who convention in 1977.
  • An exclusive interview with Jon’s son, actor Sean Pertwee.
  • A previously unpublished interview with Barry Letts, who produced most of the Third Doctor’s stories and co-wrote classics like The Dæmons and The Green Death.
  • An exclusive update on the production of Series 12 from showrunner Chris Chibnall.
  • Katy Manning, who played the Third Doctor’s companion Jo Grant, visits the Time Team.
  • The second part of an interview with costume designer Howard Burden, who created outfits for the Twelfth Doctor, Clara and Missy.
  • The Fact of Fiction explores the Twelfth Doctor story Time Heist.
  • DWM’s review of the Doctor Who: The Collection – Season 10 Blu-ray box set.
  • The Legacy of TimeDWM talks exclusively to the cast and crew behind one of the most ambitious Doctor Who adventures ever, which features no fewer than six Doctors.
  • Part One of Power of the Mobox, a new comic strip adventure featuring the Thirteenth Doctor and her friends.
  • The Blogs of Doom, audio reviews, news, prize-winning competitions and much, much more!

DWM 540 is on sale from Thursday 27 June, priced £5.99.

With kind thanks to those folks at DWM.

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THE DOCTOR WHO COMPANION – THE TWELFTH DOCTOR: VOLUME ONE

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Doctor Who Magazine continues its in-depth chronicle of the show’s production with a 100-page volume dedicated to the first four episodes of Series 8 starring Peter Capaldi as the Doctor and Jenna Coleman as Clara Oswald: Deep Breath, Into the Dalek, Robot of Sherwood and Listen.

Andrew Pixley’s unparalleled behind-the-scenes coverage – originally presented in the partwork Doctor Who The Complete History and now revised and reproduced in magazine format for the first time – examines every aspect of the stories’ development, from scripting through to transmission and beyond. Richly illustrated with rare images, this is the essential guide to the series that took Doctor Who in a remarkable new direction…

Available from WH Smith from Thursday 13 June 2019 priced £7.99 and from store.panini.co.uk and digitally from pocketmags.com priced £6.99

With kind thanks to those folks at DWM.

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DOCTOR WHO MAGAZINE 539

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EXCLUSIVE JODIE WHITTAKER INTERVIEW IN DOCTOR WHO MAGAZINE 539!

This issue also includes:

  • The latest Production Notes from showrunner Chris Chibnall.
  • Former Doctor David Tennant discusses Jodie Whittaker.
  • Howard Burden recalls designing costumes for three different Doctors.
  • The second part of a candid interview with 1980s script editor Eric Saward.
  • What topped the DWM season poll? We reveal the results!
  • We talk to the team behind the Blu-ray special edition of 1973’s Planet of the Daleks.
  • The Fact of Fiction explores the 2005 story The Long Game.
  • Eric Saward previews his novelisations of Resurrection and Revelation of the Daleks.
  • Is Doctor Who a kids’ show? The Time Team decides.
  • How to recreate the Second Doctor’s ‘cosmic hobo’ style.
  • The final part of Herald of Madness, a comic strip adventure featuring the Thirteenth Doctor and her friends.
  • The Blogs of Doom, audio reviews, previews, news, prize-winning competitions and much, much more!

DWM 539 is on sale from 30 May, priced £5.99.

With kind thanks to those folks at DWM.

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DOCTOR WHO MAGAZINE 538

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AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH NEW COMPOSER SEGUN AKINOLA – ONLY IN DOCTOR WHO MAGAZINE 538!

This issue also includes:

  • A candid interview with Eric Saward, Doctor Who’s longest-serving script editor.
  • Former showrunner Steven Moffat discusses Eric’s legacy.
  • Robert Allsopp describes his unusual contributions to Doctor Who’s prop and costume departments – from the Sylvester McCoy episodes to the present day.
  • Alex Mercer describes what it’s like to be one of the current producers of Doctor Who.
  • Storyboard artist James Iles talks us through some of his stunning illustrations.
  • Jacqueline King – aka Sylvia Noble – answers questions from the TARDIS tin.
  • A tribute to Shane Rimmer, who guest starred in The Gunfighters in 1966.
  • Part Four of Herald of Madness, a new comic strip adventure featuring the Thirteenth Doctor and her friends.
  • How one cosplayer became the War Doctor’s companion.
  • The Fact of Fiction explores the 1979 story Nightmare of Eden.
  • The Blogs of Doom, audio reviews, previews, news, prize-winning competitions and much, much more!

DWM 538 is on sale from 2 May, priced £5.99.

With kind thanks to those folks at DWM

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DOCTOR WHO MAGAZINE SPECIAL: COSTUME DESIGN

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Few television programmes make the same production demands as Doctor Who. With such diverse settings as distant points in Earth’s history and alien civilisations in the far future, the series has always stretched the ingenuity – and resources – of its talented costume designers.

This unprecedented magazine features numerous rare and previously unpublished illustrations showing how the look of a Doctor Who episode evolves from sketch to screen, plus exclusive interviews with many of those designers including:

  • Alexandra Tynan (costume designer in the 1960s who created the look of the Cybermen)
  • Barbara Lane (the designer of Azal, Alpha Centauri, the Axons and more – this is her first interview in over 40 years)
  • Lee Bender (designer and owner of Bus Stop, a boutique which supplied outfits for Sarah Jane Smith)
  • June Hudson (designer of the Fourth Doctor’s final outfit and many elegant costumes for Romana)
  • Colin Lavers (designer of the Fifth Doctor’s costume)
  • Amy Roberts (designer of Anthony Ainley’s Master)
  • Lucinda Wright (designer of Christopher Eccleston’s series as the Ninth Doctor)
  • Howard Burden (designer of the Twelfth Doctor’s costume)
  • Ray Holman (designer of the Eleventh and Thirteenth Doctor’s costumes, and Doctor Who’s current costume designer)

Plus, the stars who wore the designers’ creations in Doctor Who look back at their characters’ clothes:

  • Anneke Wills (Polly)
  • Katy Manning (Jo Grant)
  • Sophie Aldred (Ace)
  • Camille Coduri (Jackie Tyler)
  • Catrin Stewart (Jenny Flint)

On sale from Thursday 18 April 2019, £5.99

With kind thanks to those folks at DWM

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DOCTOR WHO MAGAZINE 537

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DOCTOR WHO MAGAZINE 537 REVEALS THE REMAKE OF MISSION TO THE UNKNOWN!

This issue also includes:

  • What does it takes to become a Stenza warrior? Actor Samuel Oatley explains.
  • An interview with the man behind the new version of Mission to the Unknown.
  • Colin Baker and the cast of The Ultimate Adventure look back on the Doctor Who stageplay.
  • Backstage with Colin Baker at Leeds’ Grand Theatre in 1989.
  • War World – an in-depth look at the script originally intended for the 1989 stage production.
  • Cyber Leader David Banks dips into the TARDIS tin.
  • Tributes to the king of Doctor Who extras Pat Gorman and visual effects designer Richard Gregory.
  • Former script editor Andrew Cartmel remembers Happiness Patrol writer Graeme Curry.
  • A preview of this year’s Record Store Day releases.
  • Part Three of Herald of Madness, a new comic strip adventure featuring the Thirteenth Doctor and her friends.
  • How to dress like the First Doctor – along with his friends and foes.
  • Does the 1996 TV movie impress the Time Team?
  • The Blogs of Doom, audio reviews, previews, news, prize-winning competitions and much, much more!

DWM 537 is on sale from 4 April, priced £5.99.

With kind thanks to those folks at DWM

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DOCTOR WHO MAGAZINE 536

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ANIMATED MACRA TERROR, ONLY IN DOCTOR WHO MAGAZINE 536!

This issue also includes:

  • Anneke Wills and Frazer Hines recall the making of the original Macra Terror
  • A lost Dalek story from 1966 – and the previously untold story of its celebrated writer
  • A tribute to 1960s Doctor Who producer Innes Lloyd
  • An interview with Mark Troughton about his famous father
  • Writer Stephen Gallagher tells DWM about his new take on the 1981 story Warriors’ Gate
  • The second part of an exclusive interview with Season 18’s script editor Christopher H Bidmead
  • How did the Doctor become such a rebel? DWM investigates how the series changed during the 1960s…
  • Part Two of Herald of Madness, a new comic strip adventure featuring the Thirteenth Doctor and her friends
  • Cosplayers recreate the Fourth Doctor’s Season 18 style
  • The Fact of Fiction delves into the 2007 story Gridlock
  • Our verdict on Tom Baker’s Doctor Who novel Scratchman and the Season 18 Blu-ray box set
  • The Blogs of Doom, audio reviews, previews, news, prize-winning competitions and much, much more!!

DWM 536 is on sale from 7 March, priced £5.99.

With thanks to those kind folks at DWM

 

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THE ESSENTIAL DOCTOR WHO: RELATIVE DIMENSIONS

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Doctor Who’s creators envisaged a series that would go forwards, backwards and sideways in time. The Doctor’s trips to parallel universes and alternative dimensions have provided the show with some of its best-loved adventures – from its black-and-white beginnings to the latest episodes, starring Jodie Whittaker.

Uncover the background to these memorable journeys and explore the greatest stories beyond the television series in this lavish publication, which is packed full of exclusive features and rare images.

RRP: £9.99

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DOCTOR WHO MAGAZINE 535

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RESOLUTION’S DIRECTOR WAYNE YIP TELLS DWM HOW HE BROUGHT THE 2019 NEW YEAR’S DAY DALEK STORY TO LIFE!

Doctor Who Magazine 535 also includes:

  • An exclusive preview of the Doctor Who: The Collection – Season 18 Blu-ray box set – and a look behind the making-of Logopolis‘ digital makeover
  • An exclusive interview with Season 18’s script editor Christopher H Bidmead
  • DWM investigates the story of the 1960s Doctor Who audio recordings which were discovered in a skip at the end of 2018
  • A visit to one of the Doctor Who escape rooms which are opening across the UK
  • An interview with Feifei Ruan, the artist commissioned to create Chinese-inspired Doctor Who artwork for Shanghai Comic Con
  • Part One of Herald of Madness, a brand-new comic strip adventure featuring the Thirteenth Doctor and her friends
  • The Time Team watches 2006’s Love & Monsters and explores what it means to be a Doctor Who fan
  • The Fact of Fiction delves into the 1980 Fourth Doctor story Full Circle
  • An in-depth look at how Resolution performed in the ratings
  • The Blogs of Doom, reviews, previews, news, prize-winning competitions and much, much more!!

With thanks to those kind folks at DWM

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DOCTOR WHO MAGAZINE 534

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TOM BAKER SPEAKS TO DWM AHEAD OF THE PUBLICATION OF HIS FIRST DOCTOR WHO NOVEL!

Doctor Who Magazine 534 also includes:

  • Tom Baker answers questions from our TARDIS tin
  • An interview with Doctor Who author James Goss, who helped Tom write Scratchman
  • Actor Shaun Dooley (who played Epzo in 2018 episode The Ghost Monument) reveals his photographic contribution to Series 11
  • A look at BBC Audio’s resurrection of the 1970s Dalek Annuals
  • Part Four of The Warmonger, a brand-new comic strip adventure featuring the Thirteenth Doctor and her friends
  • The Time Team watches three episodes – from 2007, 1966 and 1987 – which introduce new companions
  • Cosplayer Jamie Lenman shows his appreciation for the Sixth Doctor’s coat
  • The Fact of Fiction delves into the 2011 Eleventh Doctor story The God Complex
  • DWM‘s reviews of Series 11 episodes It Takes You Away, The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos and the New Year’s Day Special Resolution
  • An overview of Series 11’s ratings
  • Answers to the DWM Christmas Quiz
  • The Blogs of Doom, reviews, news, prize-winning competitions and much, much more!
  • DWM 534 is on sale from 10 January, priced £5.99.

    With thanks to those kind folks at DWM

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    DOCTOR WHO MAGAZINE SPECIAL: THE 2019 YEARBOOK

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    Jodie Whittaker’s debut as the Doctor was one of the television events of 2018 and a landmark in Doctor Who’s long history.

    The latest Doctor Who Magazine Special Edition explores the making of Series 11 in unprecedented detail. Highlights among the exclusive interviews include:

    Percelle Ascott (The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos)

    Jonny Dixon (The Woman Who Fell to Earth)

    Shobna Gulati (Arachnids in the UK, Demons of the Punjab)

    Julie Hesmondhalgh (Kerblam!)

    Ed Hime (writer, It Takes You Away)

    Phyllis Logan (The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos)

    Susan Lynch (The Ghost Monument)

    Pete McTighe (writer, Kerblam!)

    Vinette Robinson (Rosa)

    Ellie Wallwork (It Takes You Away)

    Jodie Whittaker (The Doctor)

    Joy Wilkinson (writer, The Witchfinders)

    Editor Marcus Hearn says: “We’ve packed an incredible amount into the latest Yearbook. It was always our intention to create the ultimate guide to Series 11, and this issue includes much of the material that we’ve been gathering with the cast and writers since the beginning of 2018.”

    The Doctor Who Magazine Yearbook 2019 is on sale from 3 January at WH Smith and all good newsagents, price £5.99.

    With thanks to those kind folks at DWM

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    DOCTOR WHO MAGAZINE 533

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    EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW OF THE NEW YEAR’S DAY DOCTOR WHO SPECIAL IN THE LATEST ISSUE OF DOCTOR WHO MAGAZINE!

    The Special – Resolution – is written by Chris Chibnall. Chris says: “There’s no better way to start a new year than with Doctor Who. And knowing that it would play on New Year’s Day gave me the opportunity to write the New Year setting into the story.

    “You want it to feel like a treat: a big, thrilling, explosive, moving, cheeky, surprising treat. Basically, you want the Special to be epic. And I promise, it’s going to be epic.”

    Also in this issue…

    RATINGS

    An in-depth look at Series 11’s ratings.

    SHARON D CLARKE

    An exclusive interview with Sharon, who played Grace O’Brien in the 2018 series.

    OUT OF THE TARDIS

    Frazer Hines answers questions from our TARDIS tin.

    DERRICK SHERWIN

    DWM pays tribute to the Doctor Who script editor and producer who oversaw the series’ transition from black and white into colour.

    CYBER CONTROLLER

    Highlights from a previously unpublished interview with Derrick Sherwin in 2014.

    THE WARMONGER

    Part Three of a brand-new comic strip adventure featuring the Thirteenth Doctor and her friends.

    THE TIME TEAM

    The Time Team watches Doctor Who’s very first Christmas Day episode, 1965’s The Feast of Steven.

    2018 SEASON SURVEY

    Share your views on the latest series of Doctor Who.

    THE FACT OF FICTION

    Delving into 1981’s spin-off series K9 and Company, starring Elisabeth Sladen as Sarah Jane Smith.

    CHRISTMAS QUIZ

    Put your Doctor Who knowledge to the test with the DWM Christmas Quiz.

    EPISODE REVIEWS

    Our verdict on Series 11 episodes Demons of the Punjab, Kerblam! and The Witchfinders.

    PLUS…

    A FREE double-sided poster, The Blogs of Doom, reviews, news, prize-winning competitions and much, much more!

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    Doctor Who Magazine 533 is on sale 13 December, priced £5.99.

    With thanks to those kind folks at DWM

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