Do you know your Dr Summers from your Miss Winters?

The Monster Vault is a comprehensive, illustrated guide to the monsters of Doctor Who, cataloguing every creature the Doctor has ever encountered. From the Daleks to Stenza warrior Tzim-Sha and the ancient Thijarians, the book features in-depth profiles of each monster, showing the Doctor’s enemies in their natural habitat and unveiling their secret histories. The guide looks at how the monsters were created and designed, reveals behind-the-scenes secrets, unseen details from the original scripts, case studies and rare artwork.

Written by Jonathan Morris and Penny CS Andrews, The Monster Vault is edited by Paul Lang and illustrated by Lee Johnson. It’s published in hardback by BBC Books on 22 October, RRP £25.

DWM has FIVE copies of the book to give away to lucky readers.


The competitions open on Thursday 15 October 2020 and close at 23.59 on Wednesday 11 November 2020. One entry per person. The competitions are not open to employees of DOCTOR WHO MAGAZINE or anyone else connected with DWM, the printers or their families.

Winners will be the first correct entries drawn after the closing date. No purchase necessary. DWM will not enter into any correspondence. Winners’ names will be available on request. Entrants under 16 years of age must have parental permission to enter. To read the BBC’s code of conduct for competitions and voting visit Prizes will be sent to winners as soon as possible. However, due to the Coronavirus lockdown restrictions there may be a delay in dispatching some items.