Doctor Who Magazine #603 | Panini

Inside this issue:

  • Previews of the new episodes. 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 (alias Chris Mason, George Caple, Philip Davies and James Hoyles) and their producer George Martin (Ed White)…
  • …and to celebrate the Beatles appearance on opening night of the new season, we also look back at the relationship between the band and Doctor Who over the years…
  • Jinkx Monsoon discusses her role as the malevolent Maestro.
  • Can we get any answers from Anita Dobson about her character, the mysterious Mrs Flood? Worth a try! We also speak to the equally intriguing Susan Twist about her roles in last year’s episodes and her involvement in the forthcoming season…
  • Letter from the Showrunner – Russell T Davies considers the scheduling of the new episodes and welcomes new readers!
  • Script to screen: discover the intricacies involved in bringing ‘Jimbo’ – the robot from Wild Blue Yonder – into being.
  • A tribute to the work of the late Sid Sutton who, among many other career highlights, designed the Doctor Who titles in the 1980s.
  • We test the memory of Matthew Waterhouse, who played companion Adric.
  • Time-Space Visualiser – how second Doctor Patrick Troughton made a partial comeback in the late seventies…
  • Loose Ends – tying up some dangling threads from the 1960s.
  • The Fact of Fiction – a scene-by-scene look back at an earlier opening night: 2007’s Smith and Jones.
  • The concluding part of Mancopolis – our comic strip featuring the Fifteenth Doctor and Ruby.


  • An exclusive comic strip supplement featuring TIMESLIP – the memorable multi-Doctor comic strip by former DWM editor Paul Neary. This also includes an essay on the story by Gary Gillatt and a chat with Dez Skinn who came up with the original idea for the strip.
  • Two art cards to celebrate the new season!



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