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Out Now: Doctor Who Magazine #538

There’s a great tune in the air as you walk along to your local newsagent to pick up the latest issues of Doctor Who Magazine – which includes an exclusive interview with Series 11 composer, Segun Akinola!

Akinola took over the role after Murray Gold departed the series, and gave us a new title theme, based on Delia Derbyshire and Ron Grainer’s original.

This issue also includes:

  • A candid interview with Eric Saward, Doctor Who’s longest-serving script editor.
  • Former showrunner, Steven Moffat discusses Eric’s legacy.
  • Robert Allsopp describes his unusual contributions to Doctor Who’s prop and costume departments – from the Sylvester McCoy era to the present day.
  • Alex Mercer describes what it’s like to be one of the current producers of Doctor Who.
  • Storyboard artist, James Iles talks us through some of his stunning illustrations.
  • Jacqueline King – aka Sylvia Noble, Donna Noble’s Mum – answers questions from the TARDIS tin.
  • A tribute to Shane Rimmer, who guest starred in The Gunfighters in 1966.
  • Part Four of Herald of Madness, a new comic strip adventure featuring the Thirteenth Doctor and her companions.
  • How one cosplayer became the War Doctor’s companion.
  • The Fact of Fiction explores the 1979 classic, Nightmare of Eden.

Plus: The Blogs of Doom, audio reviews, previews, news, prize-winning competitions, and more.

Doctor Who Magazine #538 is on sale now, priced £5.99.

Philip Bates

Editor and co-founder of the Doctor Who Companion. When he’s not watching television, reading books ‘n’ Marvel comics, listening to The Killers, and obsessing over script ideas, Philip Bates pretends to be a freelance writer. He enjoys collecting everything. Writer of The Black Archive: The Pandorica Opens/ The Big Bang, The Silver Archive: The Stone Tape, and 100 Objects of Doctor Who.

Out Now: Doctor Who Magazine #538

by Philip Bates time to read: 1 min
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