Go back to where it all began with Doctor Who Chronicles 1963-64 from the makers of Doctor Who Magazine

Doctor Who’s 60th anniversary is the perfect time to travel back to the very beginning. Explore when it all began with Doctor Who Chronicles: 1963-64, from the makers of Doctor Who Magazine. The latest in DWM’s series of Chronicles bookazines, it places all of the drama, in front of and behind the camera, in the context of the times in which they happened.

That first series in 1963/64 was when the world was first introduced to William Hartnell’s mercurial, impish, difficult, Doctor. With him he brought the TARDIS a time/space machine shaped like a Police Box that was bigger on the inside. And as he faced new threats like the xenophobic, mutated, Daleks in the personal battle shells, Hartnell was were ready to blow the minds of a generation. It was the beginning of a journey which changed British television for ever, and continues to this day. Now, Doctor Who Chronicles: 1963-64 brings you through how it happened, as it happened.

This lavish 116-page publication looks at the stories, people, events and news of this formative period. It also includes exclusive articles and rare behind-the-scenes images. The bookazine covers all the stories from 1963-64:

  • 100,000 BC (aka An Unearthly Child)
  • The Mutants (aka The Daleks)
  • Inside the Spaceship (aka The Edge of Destruction)
  • Marco Polo
  • The Keys of Marinus
  • The Aztecs
  • The Sensorites
  • The Reign of Terror
  • Planet of Giants
  • The Dalek Invasion of Earth


Doctor Who Chronicles 1963-64 (c) Panini Magazines First Doctor Season 1 William Hartnell Doctor Who Magazine
Doctor Who Chronicles 1963-64, telling the story of the show’s very first season(c) Panini

Doctor Who Chronicles: 1963-64

The next issue of Doctor Who Chronicles, 1963-64 is on sale the 8th of June, RRP £11.99 from the DWM section of the Panini store and selected branches of WH Smith while stocks last. It will also be available digitally from pocketmags.com.


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