Thursday 2nd May 2013
Doctor Who Showrunner Steven Moffat reveals secrets
about the explosive series finale, The Name Of The Doctor,
exclusively in Doctor Who Magazine 460.
“We’ve only just finished shooting the actual completed ending –
it’s ridiculously secret – but it’s quite a thing, hopefully,”
says Steven, about The Name of the Doctor. “There’s often an
element of throwing in some lovely names, and then figuring it
out later, but I’ve always had a sort of plan for the Doctor and
Trenzalore. Things will be resolved. Things I’ve left hanging in
plain sight – and sometimes not in plain sight – will be tied
ALSO THIS ISSUE:
NEW EPISODE PREVIEWS!
DWM previews the final three episodes of the latest series – The
Crimson Horror, Nightmare in Silver and The Name of the Doctor –
and talks exclusively to writers MARK GATISS and NEIL GAIMAN,
and returning guest stars NEVE MCINTOSH (Vastra), CATRIN STEWART
(Jenny) and DAN STARKEY (Strax).
OLD FRIENDS AND ENEMIES
The Doctor reflects on the many battles he has had throughout
his lives, and must travel to the past to save the future of the
Earth… Don’t miss the penultimate chapter of our comic strip
epic, HUNTERS OF THE BURNING STONE, written by SCOTT GRAY, with
art from MARTIN GERAGHTY, DAVID A ROACH and JAMES OFFREDI.
FAREWELL TO THE CREATOR
DWM takes a look at the life and career of the late RAYMOND P
CUSICK, and pays tribute to the man who designed the Daleks back
100, NOT OUT!
Gaffer MARK HUTCHINGS is the only person to have worked on every
single episode of Doctor Who since its return to production in
2004. With more than 100 episodes under his belt, Mark shares
his memories of working with three Doctors over nine years…
Doctor Who's commander-in-chief STEVEN MOFFAT responds to
readers’ queries – and reveals not only how the Statue of
Liberty made it to Winter Quay without being seen, but also how
what changes he would have made if he’d script-edited the very
first episode, An Unearthly Child…
MARTHA NOT ARTHUR
It's 2007 – the Tenth Doctor is joined in the TARDIS by Martha
Jones and together they confront the Macra, the Daleks and the
Master! DWM’s journey through five decades of Doctor Who
continues with Series 29 in COUNTDOWN TO 50!
AND THEN THERE WERE NONE!
The Fourth Doctor and Leela find themselves on a remote island
defending a lighthouse from attack by an alien Rutan in HORROR
OF FANG ROCK. THE FACT OF FICTION takes a long, hard look at the
four-part adventure from 1977, and reveals a wealth of
fascinating new facts about the story.
THE TIME TEAM travel across the Pond to 1930s America where
Chris, Emma, Michael and Will discover that the Daleks are
responsible for the construction of the Empire State Building in
the two-part adventure, Daleks in Manhattan/Evolution of the
Writer, passionate fan and mother of twins JACQUELINE RAYNER
reveals that when it comes to choosing favourite moments and
episodes, everyone in her family has their own personal choices
in her latest candid column, RELATIVE DIMENSIONS.
The Watcher reveals how Margaret Thatcher had a lasting
influence on Doctor Who in A History of Doctor Who in 100
Objects; challenges readers with The Six Faces of Delusion,
champions another Supporting Artist of the Month and provides
deliciously culinary theme to Ristorante Italiano Top Ten. All
this and more in this issue’s WOTCHA!
PLUS! All the latest official news, TV and
merchandise reviews, previews, competitions, a prize-winning
crossword and much, much more!
Doctor Who Magazine Issue #460, is on sale from
2nd May 2013,
[Information supplied by DWM Editor, Tom Spilsbury]