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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.

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Doctor Who Magazine  |  551  


Issue 551 also includes:

• Extended Production Notes from current showrunner Chris Chibnall.
• Composer Segun Akinola reveals his inspirations for the Series 12 soundtrack.
• In the first virtual Out of the TARDIS, Neil Gaiman answers questions from the TARDIS tin.
• The Fact of Fiction explores the 1984 classic The Caves of Androzani.
• A tribute to the late David Collings (Revenge of the Cybermen, The Robots of Death, Mawdryn Undead), including extracts from a previously unpublished interview.
• How Doctor Who fans around the world are staying connected during the lockdown.
• A lockdown viewing guide to Doctor Who stories that are available on DVD and streaming services.
• A look at Birth of a Renegade, a short Doctor Who story from the Radio Times 20th Anniversary Special.
• A review of the Doctor Who: The Collection – Season 14 Blu-ray box set.
• Time and Space Visualiser presents a lockdown special, with contributions from former Doctors and companions.
• Public Image presents a full round-up of how Series 12 performed in the ratings.
• Part Three of The Piggybackers, a new comic-strip adventure featuring the Thirteenth Doctor and her friends.
• Big Finish previews and reviews, news, prize-winning competitions, The Blogs of Doom and much more!

Doctor Who Magazine Issue 551 is on sale from Thursday 30 April 2020
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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.


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20 Customer Reviews
   Doctor Who Magazine Reviewed Monday, April 6, 2020 SUBSCRIBER
Myself being a Doctor Who fan, I always read the Doctor Who magazine.
   Classic excellence Reviewed Saturday, December 14, 2019
The best of it's class
   Always the best Reviewed Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Highly entertaining
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BBC at its best
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Articles in this issue

Below is a selection of articles in Doctor Who Magazine 551.

Welcome Doctor Who Magazine is often themed around fictional aspects of the show’s universe, but this issue is inevitably dominated by the real-life crisis that has impacted all our live...
Oroduction NOTES A special lockdown message from Chris Chibnall, the Doctor Who showrunner. Ashad, the Lone Cyberman (Patrick O’Kane), on Gallifrey in The Timeless Children (2020). H ow are you? It’s ...
Gallifrey Guardian The latest official news from every corner of the Doctor Who universe… Time Lord Victorious producer James Goss. The Ood will feature in the new story. Daleks in The Partin...
Galaxy Forum Your views on the world of Doctor Who… Justin Bush’s Meglos sketch. We’re kicking o this issue’s Galaxy Forum with some of your lovely letters about Doctor Who Magazine 550, which wa...
Time and Space VISUALISER The Time and Space Visualiser looks back at a landmark moment… and this issue, provides updates on what Doctor Who luminaries are up to during the lockdown. DOCTORS David Tennant. Speaking o...
Public iMaGE How do Doctor Who’s 2020 ratings measure up? We have all the stats… Compiled by TOM SPILSBURY The Master (Sacha Dhawan) brandishes his tissue compression eliminator in Spyfall (2020). Now that...