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, written by Joy Wilkinson.
  • New insights into the Second Doctor’s missing episodes from fans who remember watching them.
  • A detailed look at Doctor Who ‘orphaned’ episodes.
  • How did 1972’s The Sea Devils threaten the entire series’ future? The untold story is revealed.
  • Apocrypha revisits Wartime, an independent short film from 1988.
  • Collectivity investigates how the BBC’s VHS releases transformed the world of Doctor Who fandom.
  • How the alien world of 1967’s The Macra Terror was created by Doctor Who’s production team, featuring new CGI models by Gavin Rymill.
  • The Fact of Fiction continues its analysis of the 1968 classic The Web of Fear.
  • Meet the team behind the new Doctor Who Atlas.
  • Sufficient Data explores Doctor Who’s big ideas.
  • Previews, reviews, news, prize-winning competitions, Time and Space Visualiser and more.


Doctor Who Magazine Issue 569 is on sale from and WH Smith from Thursday 16 September

priced £5.99 (UK). Also available as a digital edition from priced £4.99.