Doctor Who Magazine Issue 558 pays tribute to The Sarah Jane Adventures

This month’s Doctor Who Magazine arrives in all good newsagents today. It features a celebration of The Sarah Jane Adventures and its star, Elisabeth Sladen, as told by the people who were there. All within a cover featuring a rare photo of the Tenth Doctor and Sarah Jane together.

  • Russell T Davies – the creator of The Sarah Jane Adventures, it’s return to iPlayer and the changes that had to be made.
  • Tommy Knight, Daniel Anthony, and Anjli Mohindra – the actors who played Sarah Jane’s found family of Luke Smith, Clyde Langer and Rani Chandra look back at the making of the show a decade on
  • Phil Ford – The Sarah Jane Adventures’ head writer discusses what made the show so special


Karen Gillan as Amy Pond in The Curse of the Black Spot (c) BBC Studios Doctor Who
Karen Gillan as Amy Pond in The Curse of the Black Spot, featured in this month’s Fact of Fiction(c) BBC Studios

Also in this issue of DWM

  • Production Diary – script editor Scott Handcock files his latest report on the forthcoming episodes, direct from Doctor Who’s HQ.
  • Gallifrey Guardian – all the latest official news, including exclusives from Russell T Davies, executive producer Phil Collinson and two of Doctor Who’s new directors.
  • Visual Thinking – an interview with Siân Reynish, Doctor Who’s new VFX co-ordinator
  • Liberation of the Daleks Part Five – the Fourteenth Doctor’s very first adventure written by Alan Barnes and illustrated by Lee Sullivan continues, exclusively in Doctor Who Magazine!
  • 60 Objects, 60 Years –continues the walk through the gallery of Doctor Who history with 1973-77, from giant maggots to K9
  • The Face of Fiction – prepare to shiver your timbers as the Fact of Fiction casts its all seeing eye over 2011 pirate romp The Curse of the Black Spot
  • Other Worlds – the essential guide to forthcoming stories in Doctor Who’s expanded universe
  • PlusThe DWM Review, Coming Soon, prize-winning competitions, Time and Space Visualiser, Galaxy Forum, and more.


Doctor Who Magazine Issue 588 (c) Panini Sarah Jane Adventures SJA Sarah Jane Smith Tenth Doctor
Doctor Who Magazine Issue 588 (c) Panini

Doctor Who Magazine 588

Doctor Who Magazine Issue 588 is on sale Thursday the 2nd of March from the online Panini store, WH Smith and other retailers priced £6.99 (UK). Also available as a digital edition from Pocketmags priced £5.99. You can also save with a subscription, as well as receiving exclusive, text-free covers.



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