Doctor Who Magazine gets the lowdown on the 60th Anniversary from Russell T Davies himself in issue 579!

It’s been a hectic month for Doctor Who news. But Doctor Who Magazine is on top of it all and issue 579 reveals the inside story on the return of David Tennant and Catherine Tate for the 60th Anniversary!


David Tennant and Catherine Tate return! Credit Alistair Heap/BBC STUDIOS Tenth Doctor Donna Noble Doctor Who 60th Anniversary
David Tennant and Catherine Tate return! Credit Alistair Heap/BBC STUDIOS

Features and articles this month include:

60th Anniversary – returning Doctor Who showrunner Russell T Davies talks about the return of David Tennant and Catherine Tate. It’s an exclusive insight into his plans for the 60th Anniversary

Doctor Who: Redacted – head writer Juno Dawson and director/producer Ella Watts talk to DWM about the new ten part audio drama from BBC Sounds featuring Jodie Whittaker as the Doctor

Fear of the Future – a new comic strip story for the Doctor, Yaz, and Dan

New Target novelisations – scriptwriters James Moran and Rona Munro on their new Target novelisations of their TV stories, The Fires of Pompeii and The Eaters of Light

Vengeance on Varos – The Fact of Fiction investigates what lies beneath the surface of the Sixth Doctor’s 1985 adventure

Timelash Revisited – the new Collection Blu-ray features optional updated special effects for Timelash, and DWM has a preview!

UNIT’s First Captain – the actor Robert Sidaway discusses being the Brigadier’s original right hand man, the heroic UNIT Captain Jimmy Turner in The Invasion

Video Surveillance – the untold story of the BBFC, the British board for granting age ratings to films and videos. How did they make their decisions on Doctor Who down the years?

The Queen of Queen Caroline Street – a timely tribute to Verity Lambert, the very first producer of Doctor Who, as her blue plaque at Riverside Studios is rededicated

Deceit – Apocrypha casts an eye over the 1994 New Adventures novel Deceit

Plus – Previews, The DWM Review, Gallifrey Guardian, prize-winning competitions, and even more


Doctor Who Magazine issue 579 (c) Panini David Tennant Catherine Tate Doctor Who 60th
Doctor Who Magazine issue 579 (c) Panini

Doctor Who Magazine 579

The new issue is on sale from Thursday the 23rd of June, priced £5.99 (UK). DWM 579 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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