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Silent Partners

Some characters only just make it into the Doctor Who universe, albeit with their dialogue deleted. Following a non-speaking role in The Macra Terror (1967), Luan Peters returned five years later to play Sheila in Frontier in Space Episode Three following parts the Hammer horrors Lust for a Vampire and Twins of Evil (both 1971), six episodes of Coronation Street and the TV pilot Go Girl (1971). Luan can be glimpsed administering a temple massage to the stressed Earth President in Frontier, but at the end of this was due to engage in expositional dialogue concerning the Earth/ Draconia conflict. “It must make things very difficult for you madam – having to work with a man like that,” comments the masseuse, allowing her employer to reminisce about how the actions of General Williams had been unintentionally instrumental in triggering the space war. “So it was all General Williams’ fault?” she observes.

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From scenes which didn't make the final cut to characters who were completely edited out... Issue 525 of Doctor Who Magazine brings you the best bits of Doctor Who you never got to see! Doctor Who Magazine 525 also includes: • An interview with Will Oswald, an editor on Doctor Who from 2007 to 2017 • DWM chats to Michelle Ryan about the return of her character Lady Christina de Souza • The Time Team returns - and they've regenerated! • Out of the TARDIS with Janet Fielding, who played 80s companion Tegan • A look back at the ways new Doctors have been introduced to the public • Jamie Lenman's cosplay quest to recreate the Fourth Doctor's scarf • Part Two of The Clockwise War, a new comic strip adventure featuring the Doctor and Bill • The Fact of Fiction delves into the 2009 Tenth Doctor story Planet of the Dead • Previews, book and audio reviews, news, The Blogs of Doom, prize-winning competitions and much, much more!