Doctor Who Magazine Issue 578 dishes the inside story of the Fourteenth Doctor’s reveal

What a month it’s been for Doctor Who news! And Doctor Who Magazine talks to Russell T Davies himself about how they managed to keep Ncuti Gatwa’s casting secret, while also profiling the new Doctor’s award winning career to date.

Inside Doctor Who Magazine 578:

  • Russell T Davies – an exclusive from Doctor Who’s incoming showrunner, on the casting of Ncuti Gatwa
  • Ncuti Gatwa – the story of Ncuti Gatwa’s life and career to date


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DWM 578 looks at the Peter Cushing Daleks movies ahead of their return to cinemas! (c) StudioCanal

This issue of DWM also looks at the 1960s movies starring Peter Cushing, soon returning to cinemas!

  • Gordon Flemyng – a 1991 interview with the director of the 1960s Dalek movies, published in full for the first time.
  • Jill Curzon – the actor who played Louise in Daleks’ Invasion Earth 2150 A.D., answers questions from the TARDIS tin
  • Anthony Waye – recalling working as assistant director on both Dr. Who and the Daleks and Daleks’ Invasion Earth 2150 A.D.
  • 4K restoration – inside the 4K restoration process for the Dalek movies’ upcoming Blu-ray and cinema re-release
  • Inside the Dalek City – CGI recreations of the Dalek city from Dr. Who and the Daleks, revealing how the Shepperton Studios sets were put together.
  • The Fact of Fiction – reveals the hidden secrets of Daleks’ Invasion Earth 2150 A.D.
  • Dr. Who & The Mechonoids – a brand-new comic strip adventure for Dr Who and his granddaughter, Susan
  • Previews – an exclusive preview of the Blu-ray/UHD Blu-ray releases of the Dalek movies


Also this issue:

  • Season 22 – exclusive previews and disc breakdowns of the forthcoming Doctor Who: The Collection – Season 22 Blu-ray box set
  • Ruth Madeley – the actor talks about playing Hebe Harrison, the new companion in the Sixth Doctor’s audio adventures
  • Apocrypha – revisiting Doomcloud, the first Doctor Who adventure that was told twice!
  • Plus – Previews, The DWM Review, Gallifrey Guardian, prize-winning competitions, Time and Space Visualiser, Sufficient Data and even more


Doctor Who Magazine 578 (c) Panini Fourteenth Doctor Ncuti Gatwa
Doctor Who Magazine 578 (c) Panini

Doctor Who Magazine 578

The new issue is on sale from Thursday the 26th of May, priced £5.99 (UK). DWM 578 can be ordered from the Panini store. You can also buy the digital edition from Pocketmags or take out a subscription via the official site. You can also find it in WH Smith and all good newsagents.


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