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Letter from The Editor

There’s a lot of noise surrounding Doctor Who at the moment, but ironically I haven’t read much about the way it’s sounding.

One of my favourite takes on the Doctor Who theme is a version that never actually accompanied a television episode. The 2001 arrangement by Orbital recaptured much of the ‘radiophonic’ mystery that made Delia Derbyshire’s original so groundbreaking. I felt that Orbital’s Phil and Paul Hartnoll had an instinctive grasp of the essentially menacing aspects that have imbued the most successful interpretations of Ron Grainer’s tune.

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Contents include: • An exclusive interview with new executive producer Matt Strevens • Showrunner Chris Chibnall's Production Notes • An interview with Michelle Gomez, who is returning to voice Missy for a new Doctor Who game • Out of the TARDIS returns, with Strax actor Dan Starkey answers random questions • A tribute to the late David Fisher, who wrote four stories for Tom Baker's Doctor • New insights from the designers responsible for creating Doctor Who's 2005-10 logo • Performance artist Richard De Domenici tells DWM about his recreation of a scene from Frontier in Space at London's South Bank • Actor-impressionist Jacob Dudman is interviewed about playing the Ninth, Tenth and Eleventh Doctors • DWM finds out what happened at a Dalek world record attempt in Milwaukee last year • Christel Dee’s guide to cosplaying a Time Lord • Part five of The Phantom Piper, a new comic strip adventure featuring the Doctor and Bill • The Fact of Fiction explores the 2011 Eleventh Doctor story The Doctor's Wife • Previews, book and audio reviews, news, DWM's Season Survey results, The Blogs of Doom, prize-winning competitions and crossword and much, much more!

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FEATURES
Chris Chibnall, Doctor Who’s showrunner, takes a sentimental journey…
What exactly goes in to creating a Doctor Who logo? We meet the designers responsible for one of the best-known examples.
In 2017 an attempt was made to create a new world record for the most number of Daleks ever assembled in one place. Unfortunately, things didn’t quite go as planned…
David Fisher, author of some of the Fourth Doctor’s most vivid adventures, died on 10 January, aged 88.
Ever wanted to cosplay your favourite Doctor Who characters? Here’s our guide to making your own Time Lord collar…
The Doctor has an adventure alongside his longestserving companion… his own TARDIS, in the form of a young woman called Idris!
Back in issue 515 we asked you to tell us what you thought of Peter Capaldi’s final series of Doctor Who – from The Pilot to The Doctor Falls – and the 2016 Christmas Special, The Return of Doctor Mysterio. Here are the results of our survey…
REGULARS
All the latest official news from every corner of the Doctor Who universe…
Five Doctor Who stories will be published as Target
Big Finish’s Companion Chronicles range of audio adventures
Keeping up with the cast and crew’s activities away from the series…
Your views on the ever-changing world of Doctor Who…
DWM is available every four weeks and packed with exclusive
The Fifth Doctor meets River Song and has some very unusual adventures…
WRITTEN BY Peter Anghelides, Richard Dinnick, James
Do you know your Aubrey Waites from your Aubrey Woods? Maybe? But can you solve this puzzle?
We talk to the talents behind the upcoming Doctor Who releases.
More than a decade after the planet last appeared on
During the 2006 episodes Army of Ghosts and Doomsday
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Tim Treloar returns as the Third Doctor in two new
Sneaky peeks into the secret diaries of characters in the Doctor’s orbit…
Steven Moffat and Russell T Davies discuss their new Target novelisations
INTERVIEWS
Matt Strevens is working alongside Chris Chibnall to bring Series 11 to the screen. Although he’s the show’s new executive producer, this isn’t the first time Matt has worked on Doctor Who…
Eight months since Missy’s demise in The Doctor Falls, Michelle Gomez is back voicing the character for a new game. “It’s going to be really hard to shake this one off,” she says…
Doctor Who Magazine’s TARDIS tin is back! The tin contains 120 tantalising, taxing and trivial questions. Each interviewee must answer a random selection…
London’s Southbank Centre was a prominent location for the 1973 story Frontier in Space. Performance artist Richard DeDomenici has returned there to stage a bold reimagining of those events…
He’s only 20, but he’s playing the Doctor – two of them! – in audio adventures for Big Finish. Wunderkind actor-impressionist Jacob Dudman talks heartbreak, aspirations, and meeting Matt Smith…