Doctor Who Magazine 541 explores the legacy of one of the 20th century’s most prolific Doctor Who directors

Doctor Who Magazine delves into the history of Doctor Who in the sixties and seventies this month. DWM 541 covers two titans of the era.

Across two decades, Christopher Barry directed the first four Doctors in ten serials and almost fifty episodes. Those stories -The Daleks, The Rescue, The Romans, The Savages, The Power of the DaleksThe Dæmons, The Mutants, Robot, The Brain of Morbius and The Creature from the Pit – are explored with previously unseen images and new insights.

Meanwhile, the second part of a rare interview with Third Doctor star Jon Pertwee continues, as he discusses life outside the Box.

Also in this issue:

  • Director Michael E Briant, actress Kay Patrick and writer Marc Platt recall working with Christopher Barry.
  • Jon Pertwee reflects on life after the TARDIS in the second part of an interview conducted at his first ever convention appearance in 1977.
  • David Bradley answers questions from the TARDIS tin.
  • The Fact of Fiction explores the Eleventh Doctor story The Impossible Astronaut/Day of the Moon.
  • Reviews of the Doctor Who: The Collection – Season 10 Blu-rays and Eric Saward’s Resurrection of the Daleks novelisation.
  • Part Two of Power of the Mobox, a new comic strip adventure featuring the Thirteenth Doctor and her friends Yaz, Ryan and Graham.
  • The Blogs of Doom casts a quizzical eye over the diary entries of another eye witness to events in the Whoniverse.
  •  Plus Audio Frequencies reviews the latest audio releases, Gallifrey Guardian keeps you up to date with the news; there are prize-winning competitions and much, much more!

Doctor Who Magazine is published by Panini and available from all good newsagents and comic shops, priced £5.99. You can also take out a subscription (with exclusive textless covers) here. DWM #541 goes on sale on Thursday, 25th of July


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