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RUSSELL T DAVIES TALKS SEX & DRUGS & ROCK ‘N’ ROLL
The man who brought Doctor Who back to TV in 2005 returns with an audio adaptation of his very first Doctor Who adventure, the 1996 novel Damaged Goods! Russell tells DWM how the story influenced his reinvention of the TV series…
“It kind of shows the promise that I didn’t know was there with Doctor Who,” Russell says of his two-decade-old novel. “Because Doctor Who – the ‘classic’ Doctor Who that I grew up loving – didn’t, famously, blow up the world. Invasions and monsters would tend to limit themselves to the gardens of UNIT, or a country house. It’s interesting, that sequence in Damaged Goods with the train blowing up, which then led to me destroying the entire city – that kind of liberated me, and then I carried that into Doctor Who. So I was thinking ‘Right, you can have a spaceship crash into Big Ben, you can do anything you like…'”
ALSO INSIDE ISSUE 486…
DAMAGED GOODS – THE AUDIO VERSION!
DWM talks to the cast of the new audio of Damaged Goods, including Sylvester McCoy, Yasmin Bannerman, Michelle Collins, Denise Black, Peter Barrett, Daniel Brocklebank, Richard Hope and the script-writer of the adaptation, Jonathan Morris.
CAROLE ANN FORD IS TAKEN BACK IN TIME!
Carole Ann Ford reminisces about being The Doctor’s very first companion, as she looks through fascinating scrapbooks containing rare and unique clippings that were compiled by the original producer of the series, Verity Lambert.
DWM reveals the history of how Doctor Who was brought to home video, and talks to the people responsible for the early releases. Plus, never-before-printed information on what the censors thought of the episodes…
BARRY NEWBERY REMEMBERED
A tribute to the late Barry Newbery, the man who designed many classic Doctor Who stories during the 1960s and 70s.
STEVEN MOFFAT ANSWERS YOUR QUESTIONS!
Steven Moffat answers readers’ questions, and talks about the casting of Game of Thrones star Masie Williams in Doctor Who.
PLUS! Reviews and previews; Relative Dimensions; Wotcha!; The DWM Crossword, prize-winning competitions, official news and much more!
Doctor Who Magazine 486 is on sale from April 30, price £4.99