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Thursday, 18 August 2022 - Reported by Marcus
Doctor Who Magazine: Issue 581 (Credit: Panini)

 

The latest issue of Doctor Who Magazine pays tribute to actor Bernard Cribbins with a special feature written by showrunner Russell T Davies. 

 

Highlights of the issue include:

  • Returning showrunner Russell T Davies writes about the late Bernard Cribbins, the much-loved actor who played Wilfred Mott in Doctor Who. Plus, tributes from John Barrowman, Phil Collinson, Julie Gardner, Jacqueline King, Matt Lucas, Euros Lyn, Douglas Mackinnon and James Strong.

  • An exclusive preview of the new animated version of 1967’s The Abominable Snowmen, will full details of the DVD/Blu-ray special features.

  • The life and career of the enigmatic Donald Cotton, the writer of The Myth Makers (1965) and The Gunfighters (1966), as remembered by his family and friends. Plus, previously unpublished extracts from Cotton’s handwritten notes reveal the earliest versions of his two Doctor Who adventures.

  • CG recreations of the sets from The Abominable Snowmen, revealing how Lime Grove Studio D was transformed into a Himalayan monastery.

  • Collectivity meets fans with a passion for collecting original scripts.

  • Gallifrey is invaded as The Fact of Fiction begins its in-depth exploration of 1977’s The Invasion of Time.

  • The results of the 2022 DWM survey are announced – what were your favourite Doctor Who episodes and merchandise?

  • Part Two of The Everlasting Summer, a brand-new comic-strip adventure for the Doctor, Yaz and Dan.

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

Doctor Who Magazine Issue 581 is on sale Thursday 18 August from panini.co.uk and WH Smith priced £6.99 (UK).

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