Doctor Who Magazine 605

Inside this issue Previews of the thrilling season finale, Empire of Death, and the new Tales of the TARDIS episode, Pyramids of Mars – a new presentation of a seventies classic! The Changing Face of Susan Twist – as the mystery behind her character is resolved, she reflects on her role in the latest season……

Doctor Who Magazine 604

Inside this issue Previews of the new episodes broadcast this month. Russell T Davies talks about 73 Yards and Dot and Bubble, we reveal a tantalising glimpse at the recording of Rogue, and whet your appetite for season finale The Legend of Ruby Sunday/Empire of Death. Jonathan Groff talks about his role in Rogue and…

Doctor Who Magazine 603

Doctor Who is back on TV!  Inside this issue Previews of the new episodes broadcast this month. Russell T Davies talks Space Babies and The Devil’s Chord and we take a quick peek behind the scenes of Boom with writer Steven Moffat and exec producer Joel Collins. Meet the Beatles: John, Paul, George and Ringo…

Doctor Who Magazine 602

Inside this issue! In the run-up to the new series, Millie Gibson talks to DWM about playing companion Ruby Sunday – her most in-depth interview yet! We examine a long-lost interview that First Doctor William Hartnell gave to the Scottish press – including some forthright opinions! Davina McCall shares her love of Doctor Who and…

Doctor Who Magazine 601

Inside this issue! Costume designer Pam Downe discusses dressing our stylish new Doctor, as well as how she created looks for the Toymaker and the Goblin army. Script to screen: An in-depth look at how the Goblin army developed, from the original concept to the finished product – blending masks and animatronics with digital effects.…

Doctor Who Magazine 600

This celebratory issue also includes a 16-page supplement, an exclusive art card, a specially commissioned diorama featuring figures from the recent series and a four-hour long Sixth Doctor audio drama for every reader. Inside the mag! Millie Gibson checks in with DWM following the debut of companion Ruby Sunday in The Church on Ruby Road.…

Doctor Who Magazine 599

In this issue: An exclusive double interview with Ncuti Gatwa and David Tennant – talking about bi-generation. An access-all-areas look at the making of the Anniversary Specials finale The Giggle. Production designer Phil Sims takes us on a guided tour of the new TARDIS. Sonic disruptors! The making of the Fifteenth Doctor’s sonic screwdriver. A…

Doctor Who Magazine 598

NCUTI GATWA IS THE DOCTOR! A bumper edition of Doctor Who Magazine including a 32-page mini-mag of the original Star Beast comic strip and double-side poster. The issue also includes a special offer to download a free audio drama featuring the Fifth and Seventh Doctors. This issue’s features include: AN IN-DEPTH INTERVIEW WITH NEW DOCTOR…

Doctor Who Magazine 597

Highlights include: Previews of the new Doctor Who Specials The Star Beast and Wild Blue Yonder. Tête-à-Tate – Catherine Tate is interviewed (with interruptions from David Tennant!) A preview of The Daleks in colour. Madness in the Air ­­– an extensive set report from the recording of The Star Beast, with contributions from cast and…

Doctor Who Magazine 596

Highlights include: Meet the Meep – Miriam Margolyes, who voices the Meep in the first 2023 Special The Star Beast, talks exclusively to DWM about her lunch with David Tennant, her affection for Tom Baker, and why she’s the Fourth Doctor’s companion who never was. Noble intentions – Jacqueline King and Karl Collins – who…

Doctor Who Magazine 595

Highlights include: Highway to Mel – in her first major interview with DWM since her return to Doctor Who was announced, Bonnie Langford talks exclusively about reprising the role as Melanie Bush opposite Ncuti Gatwa’s Fifteenth Doctor. Letter from the Showrunner – Russell T Davies shares his reactions as he watches the finished version of…

Doctor Who Magazine 594

Highlights include: Designated ’Driver – Michael van Kesteren, Doctor Who’s art director for props, and Barry Jones, prop maker, give DWM the lowdown on the Fourteenth Doctor’s brand-new sonic screwdriver. Letter from the Showrunner – Russell T Davies recalls his first ever encounter with the Doctor Who production team, way back in 1987. The DWM…

Doctor Who Magazine 593

Highlights of the new issue include: David Tennant and Catherine Tate – the Fourteenth Doctor and Donna ­– talk exclusively to Emily Cook on the set of the forthcoming 60th Anniversary Specials. Snakes Alive! – Janet Fielding, Sarah Sutton and writer/director Pete McTighe on The Passenger, the new mini-episode of Doctor Who, which sees the…

Doctor Who Magazine 592

Highlights of the new issue include: A 20-page supplement featuring Four Hours of Doom’s Day – a new comic-strip adventure including Autons, Cybermen and lots of surprises! A giant double-sided poster. Voice of Doom ­– Sooz Kempner, aka Doom the assassin, discusses playing the lead character in the new cross-media adventure Doom’s Day. Day of…

Doctor Who Magazine 591

Highlights of the new issue include: The Runaway Pride ­– showrunner Russell T Davies discusses the casting of Yasmin Finney as Rose, as DWM celebrates the most significant LGBTQ+ characters from the show’s history. Professor XXX ­– in her first major interview with DWM for many years, Alex Kingston remembers her time as River Song,…

Doctor Who Magazine 590

Exclusive interview with Murray Gold! The latest Doctor Who Magazine features the first interview with Murray Gold since it was announced that the acclaimed composer, who scored Doctor Who from 2005-17, was returning to the series. “People started saying, ‘We really need to speak to Murray,’” he tells DWM. “There was a director, Mark Tonderai [overseeing…

Doctor Who Magazine 589

Doctor Who’s directors discuss the new TARDIS! The latest Doctor Who Magazine includes an exclusive interview with all three directors of the forthcoming 60th anniversary specials – Chanya Button, Tom Kingsley and Rachel Talalay. In this revealing feature, they discuss the new TARDIS set… Chanya Button: “Oh my gosh, it’s enormous. I mean, it’s absolutely…

Doctor Who Magazine 588

Back to Bannerman Road! The latest Doctor Who Magazine features a 28-page retrospective of every story in The Sarah Jane Adventures, the much-loved spin-off from Doctor Who that ran from 2007-11 and starred Elisabeth Sladen. Included are new interviews with stars Daniel Anthony, Tommy Knight and Anjli Mohindra, plus lead writer Phil Ford. Other highlights…

Doctor Who Magazine 587

Exclusive interview with new executive producer Joel Collins Joel Collins, one of Doctor Who’s new executive producers, reveals how his association with the series began in the 1970s, through knowing acclaimed director Douglas Camfield and seeing the series being made… “Douglas was, and still is, one of the biggest inspirations to me. There was something…

Doctor Who Magazine 586

WORLD EXCLUSIVE: MILLIE GIBSON INTERVIEW In a world-exclusive interview, Millie Gibson talks about playing new companion Ruby Sunday, what it’s like acting alongside Fifteenth Doctor Ncuti Gatwa, and how she discovered she’d secured the role: “I went to get a spray tan for the NTAs [National Television Awards], and I was in the room waiting…

Doctor Who Magazine 585

DALEKS’ INVASION EARTH 1966 A.D.! The adventures of the Fourteenth Doctor, as played by David Tennant on TV, continue in Doctor Who Magazine issue 585. Part Two of the epic new comic-strip adventure Liberation of the Daleks, written by Alan Barnes and illustrated by Lee Sullivan, sees the Doctor’s greatest enemies invade the pitch during…

Doctor Who Magazine 584

THE FOURTEENTH DOCTOR’S ADVENTURES BEGIN – EXCLUSIVELY IN Doctor Who Magazine! David Tennant is the Fourteenth Doctor… and although it will be a year until we see his TV adventures, the story continues in Doctor Who Magazine issue 584. An epic new comic-strip adventure, written by Alan Barnes and illustrated by Lee Sullivan, picks up…

Doctor Who Magazine 583

THE POWER OF THE DOCTOR ­– EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW Highlights of the new issue include: Jodie Whittaker (the Doctor), Mandip Gill (Yaz), John Bishop (Dan) and writer Chris Chibnall talk exclusively to DWM about The Power of the Doctor in our 19-page preview. Chris Chibnall signs off as showrunner in his final Production Notes. More from…

Doctor Who Magazine 582

EXCLUSIVE 20-PAGE PREVIEW OF THE CENTENARY SPECIAL Highlights of the new issue include: Centenary Special preview including interviews with Sacha Dhawan, Janet Fielding, Sophie Aldred, Patrick O’Kane and Ray Holman Colin Lavers Charger of the Fright Brigade Collecting the theme tune The Fact of Fiction –  Invasion of Time Parts Five to Six The Everlasting…

Doctor Who Magazine 581

RUSSELL T DAVIES PAYS TRIBUTE TO BERNARD CRIBBINS Highlights of the new issue include: Returning showrunner Russell T Davies writes about the late Bernard Cribbins, the much-loved actor who played Wilfred Mott in Doctor Who. Plus, tributes from John Barrowman, Phil Collinson, Julie Gardner, Jacqueline King, Matt Lucas, Euros Lyn, Douglas Mackinnon and James Strong.…

Doctor Who Magazine 580

DR. WHO’S GREATEST ADVENTURE – THE FULL STORY, AT LAST! Highlights of the new issue include: Sergei and Dmitri Subotsky reveal how their father, producer Milton Subotsky, tried to make a third Doctor Who film ­– Dr. Who’s Greatest Adventure. Plus, never-before-published details of exactly what was in the movie’s script. Actor Jason Flemyng, the…

Doctor Who Magazine 579

DAVID TENNANT AND CATHERINE TATE –THE INSIDE STORY Highlights of the new issue include: An exclusive from Russell T Davies, Doctor Who’s incoming showrunner, on the return of David Tennant and Catherine Tate to the series. Newly released documents reveal the details behind the classification certificates of Doctor Who videos in the 1980s and 90s.…

Doctor Who Magazine 578

NCUTI GATWA – THE NEW DOCTOR WHO Highlights of the new issue include: An exclusive from Russell T Davies, Doctor Who’s incoming showrunner, on the casting of Ncuti Gatwa. The story of Ncuti Gatwa’s life and career to date. A 1991 interview with Gordon Flemyng, director of the 1960s Dalek movies, published in full for…

Doctor Who Magazine 577

EXCLUSIVE: THE ULTIMATE INTERVIEW WITH SHOWRUNNER CHRIS CHIBNALL Highlights of the new issue include: In his most extensive and revealing interview ever, Chris Chibnall looks back on his time as Doctor Who showrunner and shares detailed insights into the making of the series since 2017. Director Paul Joyce provides a commentary on the stills that…

Doctor Who Magazine 576

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW OF LEGEND OF THE SEA DEVILS Highlights of the new issue include: An exclusive 15-page preview of the Easter Special, Legend of the Sea Devils, featuring contributions from Chris Chibnall, Crystal Yu, Marlowe Chan-Reeves and Arthur Lee. Exclusive interviews with Legend of the Sea Devils co-writer Ella Road and director Haolu Wang. Ray…

Doctor Who Magazine 575

40 YEARS OF THE FIFTH DOCTOR Highlights of the new issue include: The results of DWM’s World Cup of the Fifth Doctor, which saw his 20 television stories pitted against each other in a series of polls on Twitter. An exclusive look at the files of 1980s script editor Eric Saward, including new interviews with…

Doctor Who Magazine 574

COLIN BAKER, BONNIE LANGFORD AND RUSSELL T DAVIES REVEAL THE NEXT CHAPTER FOR THE SIXTH DOCTOR Highlights of the new issue include: An exclusive preview of Mind of the Hodiac (Russell T Davies’ first Doctor Who script) ahead of its Big Finish release, with contributions from Colin Baker, Bonnie Langford, Russell, Scott Handcock and Emily…

Doctor Who Magazine 573

HOW DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY TRANSFORMED DOCTOR WHO Highlights of the new issue include: DWM charts the history of digital effects in Doctor Who from the 1970s to the most recent episodes. Dave Bannister and Andrew Robertson from VFX company DNEG describe their contributions to Flux. Digital matte artist Jim McCarthy discusses his work on Doctor Who…

Doctor Who Magazine 572

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW OF THE NEW YEAR’S DAY SPECIAL Highlights of the new issue include: An exclusive preview of Eve of the Daleks, with contributions from Chris Chibnall, John Bishop, Mandip Gill and director Annetta Laufer. Interviews with Series 13’s directors, Jamie Magnus Stone and Azhur Saleem. An interview with Annabel Scholey, who played Claire in…

Doctor Who Magazine 571

EXCLUSIVE SERIES 13 PREVIEW AND THE LATEST FROM CHRIS CHIBNALL Highlights of the new issue include: Three variant covers to collect – Swarm, Azure and Skaak. The latest Production Notes from showrunner Chris Chibnall. An exclusive preview of the final episodes of Series 13, with contributions from Chris Chibnall, Jodie Whittaker, Mandip Gill and John…

Doctor Who Magazine 570

EXCLUSIVE SERIES 13 PREVIEW AND BIG FINISH DOWNLOAD CODE IN A BUMPER ISSUE! Highlights of the new issue include: An exclusive preview of the first episodes of Series 13, with contributions from Chris Chibnall, Jodie Whittaker, Mandip Gill and John Bishop. Jacob Anderson answers questions in Out of the TARDIS. Costume designer Ray Holman discusses…

Doctor Who Magazine 569

JOHN BISHOP JOINS THE TARDIS CREW Highlights of the new issue include: An exclusive interview with John Bishop, in which he discusses growing up with Doctor Who, shooting the new series, and answers questions from DWM’s TARDIS tin. The second and final part of Black Powder, a brand-new adventure for the Thirteenth Doctor and Yaz,…

Doctor Who Magazine 568

CHRIS CHIBNALL ON LEAVING DOCTOR WHO Highlights of the new issue include: Showrunner Chris Chibnall writes exclusively for DWM on why he and Jodie Whittaker are leaving Doctor Who. A brand-new adventure for the Thirteenth Doctor and Yaz, written by Joy Wilkinson. The complex story behind the destruction of Doctor Who episodes – and the…

Doctor Who Magazine 567

HERE COMES SUMMER! Going on holiday might not be so easy this year, but we can remember some of the highlights of summers past in the new issue of DWM: A celebration of the BBC’s Doctor Who exhibitions in the 1970s, from the Science Museum in London to Middlesbrough Town Hall, plus Blackpool and Longleat.…

Doctor Who Magazine 566

JODIE WHITTAKER & MANDIP GILL ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONS Highlights of this issue also include: A CGI reconstruction of the sets from Episode 4 of The Tenth Planet. A tribute to the late Roy Scammell, who performed some of Doctor Who’s most spectacular stunts. The performance that recreated sections of Richard Rodney Bennett’s score for 1964…