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Thursday, 1 February 2024 - Reported by Marcus

Doctor Who Magazine Issue 600 (Credit: Panini)Doctor Who Magazine marks its 600th issue this month with a celebratory issue which includes a 16-page supplement, an exclusive art card, a specially commissioned diorama featuring figures from the recent series and a four-hour-long Sixth Doctor audio drama for every reader.Doctor Who Magazine Issue 600 (Credit: Panini)

The Magazine, which started as Doctor Who Weekly in 1979, has been covering the ups and downs of Doctor Who for over 40 years, ever since the era of the fourth Doctor.

Inside this issue

  • Millie Gibson checks in with DWM following the debut of companion Ruby Sunday in The Church on Ruby Road.

  • UNIT regulars Jemma Redgrave (Kate Lethbridge-Stewart), Alexander Devrient (Colonel Ibrahim) and Ruth Madeley (Shirley Anne Bingham) face questions from the TARDIS Tin.

  • Production designer Phil Sims takes us on a guided tour of UNIT’s central London HQ!

  • We talk to DWM writers about their experiences interviewing the stars of Doctor Who for early issues of the magazine.

  • International Who! A special report on how the series has become a hit in Spain!

  • Meet Christina Rotondo – the singer who gave voice to Janis Goblin!

  • We pay tribute to Richard Franklin who died on Christmas day – and examine the impact he had as UNIT officer Captain Mike Yates.

  • We talk to production runner Thani Subkhi about his vital work on the upcoming series.

  • Letter from the Showrunner – Russell T Davies gives us an update on the progress being made on the next two series!

  • Time-Space Visualiser – discover the secret recipe for sky-high ratings!

  • The Fact of Fiction – we examine the opening episodes of 1973’s Planet of the Daleks.

  • The adventures of the Fifteenth Doctor and Ruby Sunday continue in the comic strip!


  • Gallifrey Guardian – all the latest official news.

  • Reviews – covering books, audio dramas and games.

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

  • Win The Daleks in colour, Blu-ray box sets, books and audio dramas!

Doctor Who Magazine Issue 600 is on sale Thursday 1 February  from and WH Smith priced £10.99 (UK). 

Also available as a digital edition from priced £9.99.