Doctor Who Magazine issue 577 hosts outgoing showrunner Chris Chibnall for a wide ranging interview about his era

There’s only one episode remaining in the Thirteenth Doctor’s era and now Chris Chibnall gives his most extensive and revealing interview ever to Doctor Who Magazine. He looks back on his time as Doctor Who showrunner and shares detailed insights into the making of the series since 2017. Discover all the highs and lows of steering the show through one of is most transformative periods ever. From introducing the first female Doctor, to mounting a production during a global pandemic.

Also this issue:

  • Evolution of the Sea Devils – following on from their reintroduction in Legend of the Sea Devils, DMW looks back at how the Silurians and Sea Devils have evolved since their first appearances in the 1970s
  • Hydra’s Gate – the fourth and final part of the a new comic-strip story for the Doctor, Yaz and Dan.


Tom Baker goes to the world behind the mirror in Warriors' Gate (c) BBC Studios
Tom Baker goes to the world behind the mirror in Warriors’ Gate (c) BBC Studios

Other highlights of the new issue include:

  • Fortnite – how the Reality Virus brought Doctor Who to its own island in the biggest video game in the world
  • Worlds of Wonder – the team behind the forthcoming Doctor Who: Worlds of Wonder exhibition gives details of what fans young and old can expect
  • CollectivityDoctor Who’s branded-clothing collectors
  • Warriors’ Gate – the 1981 story featured a beautiful but eerie world behind the mirror, presented as the characters walking through stark black and white photos of beautiful surroundings. Now director Paul Joyce provides a commentary on the stills that created those fantasy backdrops.
  • Apocryphaa revisitation of World Game, the 2005 novel by Terrance Dicks that took the Second Doctor beyond The War Games
  • The Fact of Fiction – DWM saddles up for an in depth look at Matt Smith episode A Town Called Mercy.
  • PlusPreviews, The DWM Review, Gallifrey Guardian, prize-winning competitions, Time and Space Visualiser, The Daft Dimension, Sufficient Data and more!


Doctor Who Magazine issue 577 (c) Panini Thirteenth Doctor Chris Chibnall
Doctor Who Magazine issue 577 (c) Panini

Doctor Who Magazine 577

The new issue is on sale from Thursday the 28th of April, priced £6.99 (UK). DWM 577 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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