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Bookmark and Share Radio Times Covers

11/19/2013 02:55:00 am - Reported by Marcus

Radio Times is celebrating Doctor Who’s 50th anniversary with an interactive special edition and a choice of 12 collectable covers - one for each of the Doctors who've appeared over the last 50 years.

The special issue is the 50th Radio Times Doctor Who cover since the iconic time traveller first graced the front page in 1964 and the magazine features archive interviews with each of the actors to have played the Doctor.

William HartnellPatrick TroughtonJon PertweeTom BakerPeter DavisonColin BakerSylvester McCoyPaul McGannChristopher EcclestonDavid TennantMatt SmithJohn Hurt

To access the interactive content, readers simply have to download the free Blippar app (iOS/Android) to their smartphone or tablet, then open the app and hold over the cover of the Radio Times to reveal an exclusive video message from the current Doctor, Matt Smith, and the opportunity to create and star in their own Radio Times Doctor Who cover to share on social media.

There's also further Doctor Who content to be unlocked inside where readers see the Blippar logo including:
  • A comprehensive episode-by-episode guide for each Doctor
  • Animated and video Doctor Who content
  • Over 100 pictures from the Radio Times Doctor Who archive
  • Gallery of all Radio Times Doctor Who covers
  • Exclusive 3D content
Inside the issue there are 26 pages of Doctor Who features, including interviews with Matt Smith, David Tennant and John Hurt, as well as authored pieces by showrunner Steven Moffat and BBC Director General Tony Hall, a guide to all the Doctors, a gallery of all 50 Radio Times Doctor Who covers, celebrity fans on what makes the iconic programme so special to them, and a chance to win Matt Smith's bow-tie.
TV Times

The rival listing magazine TV Times also features Doctor Who in a series of four souvenir covers.

All eleven Doctors are featured, where they are joined by several companions and monsters from throughout the last fifty years.

Both magazines are now available in shops.