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Wednesday, 19 July 2023 - Reported by Marcus
Doctor Who Magazine: Issue 593 (Credit: Panini)

Issue 593 of Doctor Who Magazine looks forward to the return of the series later this year and the arrival of David Tennant as the Fourteenth Doctor alongside the return of Catherine Tate as Donna Noble. 

Highlights of the new issue include:

  • David Tennant and Catherine Tate talk exclusively to Emily Cook on the set of the forthcoming 60th Anniversary Specials.

  • Snakes Alive! – Janet Fielding, Sarah Sutton and writer/director Pete McTighe on The Passenger, the new mini-episode of Doctor Who, which sees the return of Tegan and Nyssa.

  • Letter from the Showrunner – Russell T Davies reveals what happened when he made a suggestion for a special piece of set dressing…

  • The DWM 60th Anniversary Poll – the analysis of the results continues, with this issue looking at the rankings of the Tenth and Eleventh Doctor’s adventures.

  • Memory Worm – 1980s script editor Andrew Cartmel puts his knowledge of his Doctor Who career to the test.

  • Production Diary – script editor Scott Handcock files his latest report, direct from Doctor Who’s HQ.

  • Texting at Work – Sophie Cowdrey and Aled Griffiths reveal what it’s like to work as graphics assistants on the new series of Doctor Who.

  • The Omega Man – a never-before-published interview with the late Richard Gregory, the props builder who redesigned the Cybermen for Earthshock.

  • Liberation of the Daleks Part Ten – the adventures of the Fourteenth Doctor continue in the epic comic-strip adventure written by Alan Barnes and illustrated by Lee Sullivan.

  • 60 Objects, 60 Years – the latest installment of the series that tells the story of one object from every year of Doctor Who’s history.

  • The Fact of Fiction unlocks the secrets of the Eleventh Doctor story The Girl Who Waited.

  • Gallifrey Guardian – all the latest official news.

  • Other Worlds – the essential guide to new stories in Doctor Who’s expanded universe.

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

Doctor Who Magazine Issue 593 is on sale Thursday 20 July from and WH Smith priced £7.99 (UK). Also available as a digital edition from priced £6.99.