Shopping Cart -

Your cart is currently empty.
This website use cookies and similar technologies to improve the site and to provide customised content and advertising. By using this site, you agree to this use. To learn more, including how to change your cookie settings, please view our Cookie Policy
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
EU
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
   You are currently viewing the European Union version of the site.
Would you like to switch to your local site?
Read anywhere Read anywhere
Ways to pay Pocketmags Payment Types
Trusted site
At Pocketmags you get
Secure Billing
Great Offers
Web & App Reader
Gifting Options
Loyalty Points

Doctor Who Magazine Preview

Instant Access when you subscribe
Enjoy on your mobile, tablet or computer
Digital subscriptions include the latest issue and all regular issues released during your subscription. Your chosen term will automatically renew unless auto-renew is cancelled in your subscription area 24 hours before the end of the current subscription.

Doctor Who Magazine

13 issues per year Write Review From €3.08 per issue

Whether you are a Doctor Who fanatic or just a regular watcher, Doctor Who magazine is sure to inform, interest and excite you. This official BBC-licensed magazine covers everything you need to know about the award-winning television show starring Jodie Whittaker, Bradley Walsh, Madip Gill and Tosin Cole. It's the perfect accompaniment for both mature and younger readers alike.


Doctor Who digital magazine contains exclusive interviews with the cast and crew, plus it brings you features and images every single month that you won't find anywhere else!


Subscribe to Doctor Who Magazine today!

WAYS TO READ Doctor Who Magazine

Single Digital Issue DWM Special 43 – Special Effects
 
5.49 / issue
Please be aware that this issue and other special issues are not included in any of the subscription options unless stated.
3 Month Digital Subscription €11.99 billed every 3 months
Save
27%
€3.69 / issue
Annual Digital Subscription €39.99 billed annually
Save
44%
€3.08 / issue
Please note that the calculations are for illustration purposes only. Savings are calculated on the comparable purchase of single issues over the subscription period and can vary from advertised amounts. Complete your collection savings are based on the RRP of the latest issue.

Looking for Doctor Who Magazine in print?

Unfortunately pocketmags.com does not sell print copies of Doctor Who Magazine, but all is not lost. Our partner at magazine.co.uk sells print subscriptions at the best prices online.

See all offers

magazine subscriptions
Issue Cover

Doctor Who Magazine  |  DWM Special 43 – Special Effects  


Special effects can transport audiences to alien planets, render familiar surroundings unrecognisable and bring terrifying monsters to life. Doctor Who has been at the forefront of such television trickery for more than 50 years. This richly illustrated publication celebrates the series’ greatest effects and meets the people who created them. From the trailblazers of the 1960s to the digital artists of today, here is the story of Doctor Who’s journeys into the impossible.

Ever since the TARDIS first appeared on our screens back in 1963, Doctor Who has held a very special place in so many of our hearts. Now, over 50 years later, Doctor Who magazine shows no signs of slowing down. Having gained a dedicated following since its initial release, Doctor Who magazine continues to entertain audiences far and wide as well as covering many different family generations! It’s a significant part of British pop culture, so why not stay up to date with all the latest developments by subscribing to Doctor Who magazine today?


Get ready to cast your mind back to your favourite episodes with reviews and commentary going all the way back to 1963, plus get the latest updates on upcoming episodes! Read exclusive interviews with cast members and get the inside scoop on the production team. There’s something for every Doctor Who fan in Doctor Who magazine and we promise you’ll always be entertained, informed and learning something new in every issue.


 

Get the latest news and updates delivered to your device each month by subscribing to Doctor Who digital magazine today:  

  • Exclusive interviews and quick-fire questions with cast members and the production team
  • A 12-page full-colour comic strip inside every issue
  • An inside look at the producers Production Notes
  • Exclusive competitions and crosswords only for subscribers
  • Reviews of episodes both new and old
  • The latest Doctor Who news as it happens and much, much more!

You'll receive issues during a 1 year Doctor Who Magazine magazine subscription.

Note: Digital editions do not include the covermount items or supplements you would find with printed copies.
Your purchase here at Pocketmags.com can be read on any of the following platforms.

You can read here on the website or download the app for your platform, just remember to login with your Pocketmags username and password.


Our magazine apps run on all iPad and iPhone devices running iOS 10.0 or above, Android should be: Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) or above , Fire Tablet (Gen 3) or above, Windows 8 tablets, Windows 8.1 Phones, and PC and Macs with a html5 compatible browser.

However for iOS we recommend an iPad 2 (2nd gen)/iPhone 3 or better for performance and stability. Earlier models with lower processor and RAM specifications may experience slower page rendering and occasional app crashes which are outside of our control.
4
19 Customer Reviews
   Classic excellence Reviewed Saturday, December 14, 2019
The best of it's class
   Always the best Reviewed Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Highly entertaining
   Classic mag Reviewed Saturday, July 20, 2019
BBC at its best
   Archetypal magazine Reviewed Tuesday, July 9, 2019
If you are a Doctor Who fan and you cannot go without this magazine
   Great mag for Dr Who Fans Reviewed Monday, July 8, 2019
Great mag for Dr Who Fans

Articles in this issue

Below is a selection of articles in Doctor Who Magazine DWM Special 43 – Special Effects.

DOCTOR WHO SPECIAL EFFECTS In the final episode of Nigel Kneale’s groundbreaking serial The Quatermass Experiment (1953), a hideously mutated creature takes refuge in Westminster Abbey. With no means to depict ...
BUILD A ROCKET BOYS! By the 1980s BBC executives were citing the quality of Doctor Who’s once acclaimed effects as justification for its cancellation. How were those effects judged by contemporary audiences? And should th...
A Peculiar Effect on the BBC In 1954 Bernard Wilkie and Jack Kine founded the BBC’s Visual Effects Department. Between them they would work on such diverse programmes as Monty Python’s Flying Circus, The Sky at Night and, of cour...
TRADING STANDARDS Independent visual effects company The Trading Post made its first contribution to Doctor Who in 1963. In 2013 the company was still around to help celebrate the programme’s 50th anniversary. In the e...
MINIATURE Effects Until the advent of computer-generated images, the filming of miniatures was probably the best-known aspect of the visual effects craft. The public has always enjoyed seeing highly detailed miniatures...
COSTUME DRAMAS Peter Day, one of Doctor Who’s most prolific visual effects designers, recalls highlights of his work in extracts from interviews conducted in 1998 and 2014. Joining the BBC’s Visual Effects Departmen...

547
Buy for €5.49
View | Add to Cart
546
Buy for €5.49
View | Add to Cart
545
Buy for €5.49
View | Add to Cart
544
Buy for €5.49
View | Add to Cart
543
Buy for €5.49
View | Add to Cart
Otaku
12 Months for €21.99
€41.94 Save 48%
Infinity Magazine
12 Months for €16.99
€31.41 Save 46%
TV Times
12 Months for €64.99
€116.79 Save 44%
SFX
12 Months for €31.99
€71.37 Save 55%
TV & Satellite Week
12 Months for €64.99
€177.99 Save 63%