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 return of Tegan and Nyssa.
  • Letter from the Showrunner – Russell T Davies reveals what happened when he made a suggestion for a special piece of set dressing…
  • The DWM 60th Anniversary Poll – the analysis of the results continues, with this issue looking at the rankings of the Tenth and Eleventh Doctor’s adventures.
  • Memory Worm ­­­– 1980s script editor Andrew Cartmel puts his knowledge of his Doctor Who career to the test.
  • Production Diary – script editor Scott Handcock files his latest report, direct from Doctor Who’s HQ.
  • Texting at Work – Sophie Cowdrey and Aled Griffiths reveal what it’s like to work as graphics assistants on the new series of Doctor Who.
  • The Omega Man ­– a never-before-published interview with the late Richard Gregory, the props builder who redesigned the Cybermen for Earthshock.
  • Liberation of the Daleks Part Ten – the adventures of the Fourteenth Doctor continue in the epic comic-strip adventure written by Alan Barnes and illustrated by Lee Sullivan.
  • 60 Objects, 60 Years – the latest instalment of the series that tells the story of one object from every year of Doctor Who’s history.
  • The Fact of Fiction unlocks the secrets of the Eleventh Doctor story The Girl Who Waited.
  • Gallifrey Guardian – all the latest official news.
  • Other Worlds – the essential guide to new stories in Doctor Who’s expanded universe.
  • Previews, reviews, prize-winning competitions, Time and Space Visualiser and more.

Doctor Who Magazine Issue 593 is on sale Thursday 20 July from panini.co.uk and WH Smith priced £7.99 (UK).
Also available as a digital edition from pocketmags.com priced £6.99.