TOM BAKER REVISITS HIS FIRST SERIES AS THE DOCTOR IN AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW!
As part of DWM’s detailed preview of the forthcoming Season 12 Blu-ray set, Tom Baker reflects on the role that changed his life. “You know, Doctor Who is nothing to do with science fiction,” he says. “It’s nothing to do with anything. It’s a bit like religion really, in that all you have to do is believe it. And I can believe any old nonsense.”
Also in this issue…
An extensive interview with the production designer who achieved the impossible on Season 12 of Doctor Who.
THE HOLMES MASTER PLAN
How Season 12 script editor Robert Holmes created a storytelling formula that continues to influence the modern series.
The life and career of the Australian actor who played Styre in Season 12’s The Sontaran Experiment.
The untold story of how Doctor Who led a marketing campaign for tea bags in 1976.
The actress talks about how her life has changed since she made her Doctor Who debut – and met her future husband – in 2008.
Jessica talks about illustrating her character Mags (from The Greatest Show in the Galaxy) for a new Seventh Doctor comic.
The second part of a series looking at how new Doctors have been introduced to the public.
THE TIME TEAM
It’s hankies at the ready as the Time Team watch tearjerking episodes from 1982, 2006 and 2010.
THE CLOCKWISE WAR
Part Three of a new comic strip adventure written by Scott Gray and illustrated by John Ross.
The Blogs of Doom, previews, DVD and audio reviews, news, prize-winning competitions and much more!
Doctor Who Magazine 526 is on sale from Thursday 31 May, price £5.99.
With thanks to those kind folks at DWM