The Society announced in June the return of the original Doctor Who fanzine Tardis. The first edition of Tardis pre-dates DWAS itself and was published in 1975 with the last edition to date being released in 2003. The new magazine, with 60 colour pages, marks the start of the seventeenth volume and content includes:
- Interviews with the two Eldrads, Judith Paris and Stephen Thorne,
- Tom Baker era producer Philip Hinchcliffe and director Michael E Briant
- Lord (Michael) Cashman remembers Time Flight
- Gareth Armstrong on playing Giuliano in The Masque of Mandragora
- Colin Howard discusses The Hand of Fear VHS cover
- Jeremy Bentham remembers the Doctor Who Magazine Winter Special from 1983 in which he interviewed all nine producers, featuring unpublished photos
- David J. Howe discusses Season 14
- Building the animated Shada’s Console Room with Mark Barton Hill
- Life on Magrs - a new column from writer Paul Magrs
- Archive interview with Magnus Greel actor Michael Spice with an introduction by interviewer Ian McLachlan
- Lockdown Who!
- Archive interview with Robert Holmes
- Flashback: Season 14, the DWAS reacts to the controversial season in 1976/77
- Producer John Nathan-Turner’s rare convention photos DWAS and fandom in the 1970s, from one fan’s perspective
- An Unconventional Pilgrimage: Watching Doctor Who from the start
- Curiosities from the Space Museum: looking at merchandise released in 1976/77
- Portmeirion - A History
- Masters of the Land of Fiction: David Banks on Iceberg (Virgin) and Darren Jones on Cry of the Vultriss (Big Finish)
- Target Audience by Mark Campbell: reading into The Hand of Fear and The Ribos Operation
- 2020 Vision: Living in Exciting Times
- Remembering The Pescatons
- Tales of Tardis Monkey - a new column from Ellie Collins
- Me and Me and Me: Studying the Multi-Doctor stories Nigel Robinson’s Tardis Quiz
Sales of issue 1 support Mermaids, a UK charity for gender diverse children, young people and their families. Each future edition will support a different charity.
All orders received on or before 14th July 2020 will be entered into a draw to win one of three signed photos of Jodie Whittaker, which she has kindly donated to the society.
The magazine is available to all fans for £8-99 inc Uk delivery via the DWAS eBay shop. DWAS members can receive a 25% discount ordering via the Society’s website.