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Out Now: Celebrate 40 Years of Doctor Who Magazine!

Doctor Who Magazine, that marvellous publication dedicated to the world’s best sci-fi show, celebrates its 40th anniversary with the latest edition, issue #544. And as such, this special issue comes with some exciting additions, including a free DVD, plus audio downloads!

DWM #544 comes with:

  • A 100 minute Doctor Who DVD including exclusive and previously unseen material.
  • A 32-page supplement featuring an index of DWM and its sister publications, from 1979 to the present day.
  • A download code for 11 complete hour-long audio adventures from Big Finish.

Other highlights include:

  • Exclusive interviews with showrunners, Chris Chibnall, Russell T Davies, and Steven Moffat.
  • Doctor Who Weekly’s founding editor, Dez Skinn and its original features writer, Jeremy Bentham reunite to discuss the magazine’s earliest days.
  • Paul Cornell pays tribute to his friend and mentor, Terrance Dicks.
  • A previously unpublished interview with Terrance Dicks, in which he remembers his working life away from Doctor Who.
  • Highlights from the original, unpublished manuscript of The Eight Doctors, Terrance’s first commission for BBC Books’ range of original Doctor Who novels.
  • Professional fiction writers select highlights of Terrance’s Target novelisations and other books.
  • A look back at how readers’ views of Doctor Who episodes, as expressed in DWM’s Season Survey results, have evolved over the last four decades.
  • The Fact of Fiction explores the 1979 story, The Creature from the Pit.
  • A fiendishly difficult quiz, all about the first 40 years of Doctor Who Magazine.
  • Part Two of Mistress of Chaos, a new comic-strip adventure featuring the Thirteenth Doctor and her friends.
  • Audio reviews, previews, news, prize-winning competitions and much, much more! 

This special issue is available now from £9.99 (UK).

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: Celebrate 40 Years of Doctor Who Magazine!

by Philip Bates time to read: 1 min
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