Doctor Who Magazine 591 celebrates Who’s most iconic LGBTQ+ characters in honour of Pride Month


Russell T Davies reveals all about the casting of latest member of the Doctor Who family – Yasmin Finney as Rose. He also writes exclusively in Doctor Who Magazine about that Eurovision reveal. There’s also all the latest news about the 60th Anniversary specials and Series 14! Plus, of course, the latest results in the first DWM story poll in ten years. Have your favourite Peter Davison and Colin Baker stories made the cut?


  • The Runaway Pride ­– showrunner Russell T Davies discusses the casting of Yasmin Finney as Rose. Plus DWM celebrates the most significant LGBTQ+ characters from the show’s history.
  • Letter from the Showrunner – Russell T Davies discusses the titles for the 60th Anniversary Specials.
  • Production Diary – script editor Scott Handcock files his latest report, direct from Doctor Who’s HQ.
  • Location, Location, Vocation – Alex Moore reveals what it’s like to work as an assistant location manager on the new series of Doctor Who.
  • Liberation of the Daleks Part Eight – the adventures of the Fourteenth Doctor continue! The epic comic-strip adventure is written by Alan Barnes and illustrated by Lee Sullivan.
  • Gallifrey Guardian – all the latest official news, including cast announcements.



The Caves of Androzani (c) BBC Studios
The Caves of Androzani has regularly topped polls of Fifth Doctor stories. But how will it fare this time? (c) BBC Studios

Also this issue:

  • Professor XXX ­– in her first major interview with DWM for many years, Alex Kingston remembers her time as River Song, the Doctor’s wife.
  • Express Delivery – award-winning writer Jamie Mathieson looks back on his episodes: Mummy on the Orient Express, Flatline, The Girl Who Died and Oxygen.
  • The DWM 60th Anniversary Poll – the analysis of the results continues, with this issue looking at the rankings of the Fifth and Sixth Doctor’s adventures.
  • Memory Worm ­­­– a new series of articles begins, as actor Dan Starkey puts his knowledge of his Doctor Who roles to the test.
  • 60 Objects, 60 Years – the latest instalment of the series that tells the story of one object from every year of Doctor Who’s history.
  • The Fact of Fiction –  exploring the Second Doctor’s encounter with the Cybermen aboard The Wheel in Space.
  • Other Worlds – the essential guide to new stories in Doctor Who’s expanded universe.
  • PLUS! – Previews, The DWM Review, prize-winning competitions, Time and Space Visualiser and more.



Doctor Who Magazine 591 (c) Panini Yasmin Finney Rose 60th Anniversary
Doctor Who Magazine 591 (c) Panini

Doctor Who Magazine 591

DWM Issue 591 is on sale Thursday the 25th of May from the online Panini store, WH Smith and other retailers priced £7.99 (UK). Also available as a digital edition from Pocketmags priced £6.99. You can also save with a subscription, as well as receiving exclusive, text-free covers.


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