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12/01/2011 08:13:00 am - Reported by Chuck Foster

The ninth edition of Doctor Who Insider will be available in North America from 8th December.

This month the magazine goes behind the scenes of this year’s Doctor Who Christmas Special and talks its guest‐stars Bill Bailey, Arabella Weir, Paul Bazely and Alexander Armstrong to find out what’s in store, as well as with the Doctor himself, Matt Smith:
It feels like a magical Christmas story...

Also this issue:
  • The Flip Side - Insider talks to the cast and crew of the Big Finish Doctor Who audio drama, The Fourth Wall, and meets the Sixth Doctor’s new companion, played by Lisa Greenwood.
  • Mover and Shaker - Doctor Who’s resident choreographer, Ailsa Berk, tells Insider how she makes the monsters move!
  • The Creatue Shop - Visual effects designer, Mike Tucker looks back to the earliest days of Doctor Who and reveals the role that the independent company Shawcraft Models played in creating some of the show’s most iconic monsters that still feature in the present day series.
  • Who's That Guy? - Insider talks to Gary Russell, Anwen Aspden and Phil Ford about how they went about creating The Gunpowder Plot, the latest downloadable Doctor Who adventure game, featuring the Rutans and the Sontarans.
  • The Forgotten Doctor - Doctor Who Insider looks back to late 2003 when Richard E Grant played the Doctor in the animated Doctor Who drama, Scream of the Shalka.
  • I Was... Jamie McCrimmon (for two episodes) - Hamish Wilson recalls his brief time on Doctor Who in 1968 when he temporarily replaced Frazer Hines as the Doctor’s companion, Jamie.
  • Nexus Point - Insider looks back to the fateful moment when the Tenth Doctor met River Song for the first time in Silence in the Library.
  • Data File - This issue we look at the life of the bohemian Fourth Doctor and have a rummage through his pockets and check out his friends.
  • Merchandise - Previews of the latest Doctor Who merchandise, including a chat with Jason Arnopp, author of the new Eighth Doctor audio drama, Army of Death, and an interview with Anneke Wills who plays Polly in the Fifth Doctor audio adventure, The Five Companions. Plus, Gary Russell tells us about the trials and tribulations of writing Doctor Who – The Encyclopedia.
PLUS! The latest official news and a giant, double‐sided poster of the Eleventh Doctor with the cast of the Christmas Special, and the Fourth Doctor.


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