Wendy Padbury, who played Second Doctor companion Zoe:
I’ve met two or three people who became astrophysicists because of Zoe, and that’s quite a thing.Sophie Aldred, who played Seventh Doctor companion Ace:
When I think about being 24 and let loose on one of the most-loved programmes on TV... It gave me a lot of confidence.Carole Ann Ford, who played the Doctor’s granddaughter Susan:
I really would like to meet Jodie Whittaker. What would I say to her? ‘Hello grandma!’Also in this issue...
- BACK TO SCHOOL Class cast members reflect on the fate of the television series and reveal the next step for the show.
- LONDON, 1965! The story behind the Twitch viewing marathon, and the surprising effect one particular scene had on viewers.
- BOX OF DELIGHTS One man’s mission to save and restore the last remaining police boxes in Glasgow.
- NEW DOCTORS The third article in a series looking at ways new Doctors have been introduced to the public.
- WHO, ME Australian comedian Rob Lloyd, acclaimed for his one-man show Who, Me, talks to DWM on the eve of his UK tour.
- THE MAN WHO SAVED THE DOCTOR A tribute to the late Graham Strong, the fan whose 1960s soundtrack recordings have played a crucial role in reconstructing lost episodes.
- THE TIME TEAM The Time Team takes a trip to Gallifrey, watching three adventures set on the Doctor’s home planet.
- THE FACT OF FICTION This issue’s instalment explores the Eleventh Doctor story The Vampires of Venice.
- COSPLAY A step-by-step guide to making your own version of Captain Jack Harkness’ vortex manipulator.
- THE CLOCKWISE WAR The fourth part of a new comic strip adventure featuring the Doctor and Bill.
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