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Out Now: Doctor Who Magazine #601 Interviews Costume Designer, Pat Downe

In the latest issue of Doctor Who, costume designer Pam Downe discusses dressing our stylish new Doctor — Ncuti Gatwa’s Fifteenth Doctor — as well as how she created looks for the Toymaker in The Giggle and the Goblin army in The Church on Ruby Road.

There’s also a script to screen special, featuring an in-depth look at how the Goblin army developed, from the original concept to the finished product – blending masks and animatronics with digital effects…

Also inside:

  • A tribute to Michael Jayston who played the Doctor’s evil alter-ego the Valeyard (we are working on an obit for the DWC, don’t worry — obits are tricky because you’re summing up a life, so we want to get them just right).
  • Louise Jameson is among the interviewees in a special preview of the Season 15 Blu-ray collection.
  • Abdoul Ceesay – director’s assistant on Doctor Who – talks to DWM about his role and future aspirations!
  • Get cooking! A deep dive into the part food has played in the series over the years, with some recipes you can try at home!
  • We look at how other TV shows have found their way into episodes of Doctor Who.
  • Letter from the Showrunner – Russell T Davies sings in praise of companions of yesteryear as he recalls a week making Tales of the TARDIS!
  • Time-Space Visualiser – learn how fandom went mad for the Sixth Doctor! Rightly so!
  • The Fact of Fiction – we examine the closing episodes of 1973’s Planet of the Daleks.
  • The adventures of the Fifteenth Doctor and Ruby Sunday continue in the comic strip!
  • Gallifrey Guardian – new cast and directors revealed and an update on the Christmas ratings.
  • Reviews – covering books, audio dramas and the Fugitive Doctor action figure!
  • Other Worlds – the essential guide to new stories in Doctor Who’s expanded universe.
  • Win Season 17 on Blu-ray, plus books and CDs!

Doctor Who Magazine Issue 601 is on sale now, priced £7.99.

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 #601 Interviews Costume Designer, Pat Downe

by Philip Bates time to read: 1 min
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