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Thursday, 23 June 2022 - Reported by Marcus
Doctor Who Magazine Issue 579 (Credit: Panini)

The latest issue of Doctor Who Magazine tells the inside story of the return of David Tennant and Catherine Tate to Doctor Who

Highlights of the new issue include:

  • An exclusive from Russell T Davies, Doctor Who’s incoming showrunner, on the return of David Tennant and Catherine Tate to the series.

  • Newly released documents reveal the details behind the classification certificates of Doctor Who videos in the 1980s and 90s. 

  • Robert Sidaway, who played Avon in The Savages (1966) and Captain Jimmy Turner in The Invasion (1968), talks about his Doctor Who roles for the first time.

  • The friends, colleagues and admirers of Verity Lambert pay tribute to Doctor Who’s first producer.

  • Authors James Moran and Rona Munro discuss their forthcoming Target books, The Fires of Pompeii and The Eaters of Light.

  • Writer Juno Dawson and producer Ella Watts on the making of the acclaimed podcast series Doctor Who: Redacted.

  • Visual effects designer Paul Mann recalls the making of Timelash (1985) with the help of previously unseen photos from his collection.

  • Chris Cassell and Justin T Lee explain how the special effects of Timelash have been newly enhanced for the Season 22 Blu-ray box set.

  • Fear of the Future, a brand-new comic strip adventure for the Doctor, Yaz and Dan.

  • The Fact of Fiction uncovers the hidden secrets of 1985’s Vengeance on Varos.

  • Apocrypha revisits the seminal 1993 New Adventures novel Deceit.

  • Previews, reviews, news, prize-winning competitions, Time and Space Visualiser, Sufficient Data and more.

Doctor Who Magazine Issue 579 is on sale now from panini.co.uk and WH Smith priced £6.99 (UK).

Also available as a digital edition from pocketmags.com priced £5.99.