Doctor Who Magazine Issue 594 is out now, featuring David Tennant as the Fourteenth Doctor and his new Sonic Screwdriver on the cover.

It is great to see Russell T Davies, Scott Handcock and many other creatives contributing once again to this month’s Doctor Who Magazine.  The excitement is building to November’s 60th Anniversary Specials.    The tidbits and details just wet the anticipation of the fans.  No spoilers, just fun little items that make us want more.

This month’s magazine is once again chock-a-block with features and specials.

Highlights include:

    • Designated ’Driver – Michael van Kesteren, Doctor Who’s art director for props, and Barry Jones, prop maker, give DWM the lowdown on the Fourteenth Doctor’s brand-new sonic screwdriver.
    • Letter from the Showrunner – Russell T Davies recalls his first ever encounter with the Doctor Who production team way back in 1987.
    • The DWM 60th Anniversary Poll – the analysis of the results continues, with this issue looking at the rankings of the Twelfth and Thirteenth Doctor’s adventures.
    • Conjuring Patrick – family, friends, colleagues and admirers of Patrick Troughton turned out in force at the unveiling of a commemorative plaque to the Second Doctor actor.
    • Memory Worm ­­­– Andrew Smith, the writer of 1980’s Full Circle and many acclaimed Big Finish audios, puts his knowledge of his Doctor Who career to the test.
    • Production Diary – script editor Scott Handcock files his latest report direct from Doctor Who’s HQ.
    • All Decs on Hand – assistant set decorator Verity Scott and set decorator’s assistant Lois Drage describe working on the new series of Doctor Who.
    • Liberation of the Daleks Part Eleven – the adventures of the Fourteenth Doctor continue in the epic comic-strip adventure written by Alan Barnes and illustrated by Lee Sullivan.
    • 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.
    • Sweet Dreams are Made of This – a comprehensive preview and disc-by-disc breakdown of the forthcoming Doctor Who: The Collection – Season 20 Blu-ray box set.
    • The Fact of Fiction unlocks the secrets of the Fifth Doctor story Arc of Infinity.
    • Gallifrey Guardian – all the latest official news.
    • Other Worlds – the essential guide to new stories in Doctor Who’s expanded universe.

This issue featuring multiple previews, reviews, prize-winning competitions, Time and Space Visualiser and more.

Doctor Who Magazine Issue 594 is on sale now from and WH Smith priced £7.99 (UK).
Also available as a digital edition from priced £6.99.


  1. Is there a distribution problem with this issue? I love in Sunderland and all of the places that sell it still have the previous issue on their shelves.


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