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Answering the burning questions posed by DWM readers – the man in charge of Doctor Who!
“No.” Get tingly!

Exciting but slightly garbled and typically inaccurate recap...

In last month’s episode, a mysterious stranger issued a terrible challenge…

CLIVE WINTERBOTTOM asks: In 52 years of Doctor Who, which stories do you think could be considered ‘groundbreaking’ is some way?

With seconds to spare, as the giant laser buzzsaw descended (or something) I replied, “Groundbreaking Doctor Who has to mean finding new spaces for the show to work in: not necessarily the best episodes, not even the favourites, just the shows that everyone found themselves imitating,” and then smiled bravely like a man who knew he’d probably have to re-edit that a bit for the recap.

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Contents include: David Tennant and Catherine Tate talk about their new audio adventures as the Doctor and Donna; Steven Moffat on groundbreaking stories; a tribute to Robert Banks Stewart; in an exclusive interview, John Leeson talks about being the voice of K9 ; Sadie Miller remembers her mum, Elisabeth Sladen; The Time Team watch The Time of Angels and Flesh and Stone; comic strip – Witch Hunt part 2, written by Jacqueline Rayner and illustrated by Martin Geraghty; Fact of Fiction studies the Fifth Doctor adventure Four to Doomsday; Missing in Action – a look back at The Evil of the Daleks; plus news, reviews, previews, competitions, a prize-winning crossword and the Wotcha column.