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Demons of the Punjab

Yasmin’s grandmother has secrets she will never share with her family. Looking for answers, a curious Yaz persuades the Doctor to take her to northern India. They arrive on a fateful day in August 1947…

The partition of India, which created the new nation of Pakistan, was a violent chapter in post-war history with consequences that still resonate today. There were immediate, geographical implications for the Punjab region, which was split between the two countries.

“Like Rosa Parks, Partition was one of the stories I knew I wanted to tell when I came into the job,” says Chris Chibnall. “I was unsure about how we should approach this one, but then [co-executive producer] Sam Hoyle introduced me to Vinay Patel and brought him into the group. Vinay said, ‘You might not want to do this, but I’d really like to do a story set during Partition.’ It was very exciting that our intentions were aligned.”

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Contents include: • An exclusive interview with Bradley Walsh • Previews of the next four episodes: Rosa, Arachnids in the UK, The Tsuranga Conundrum and Demons of the Punjab • A tribute to Michael Pickwoad, Doctor Who's production designer from 2010 to 2017 • A look back at the origins of UNIT, which made its debut in Doctor Who 50 years ago • DWM investigates the role a military organisation like UNIT plays in Doctor Who • An interview with John Levene, who played UNIT's Sergeant Benton • Members of Series 11's Script and Story Department describe their roles • The Thirteenth Doctor makes her DWM comic strip debut in part one of Warmonger • A tribute to Jacqueline Pearce, who was Chessene in 1985's The Two Doctors and more recently played Cardinal Ollistra in Big Finish's War Doctor audio adventures • The Time Team listens to some Who-related chart hits • Tips from Thirteenth Doctor cosplayers • Our verdict on the first two episodes of Series 11: The Woman Who Fell to Earth and The Ghost Monument • Previews, audio and book reviews, news, The Blogs of Doom, prize-winning competitions and much, much more!