Doctor Who Magazine #550

    Doctor Who Magazine » Doctor Who Magazine #550 released by Marvel UK/Panini UK on May 2020.

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    Doctor who Magazine issue 550 celebrates Doctor Who’s mid-70s classics. Highlights include:

    • Showrunner Chris Chibnall and former producer Philip Hinchcliffe – together at the Doctor Who studio!
    • Director Michael E Briant describes the making of his 1977 classic The Robots of Death.
    • Sadie Miller remembers her mother, Sarah Jane Smith actress Elisabeth Sladen.
    • The Doctor Who Magazine review of Series 12 – every episode from Spyfall to The Timeless Children!
    • A diary and scrapbook of 1976-77 – the extraordinary months that spanned the broadcast of Season 14.
    • A new presentation of Dr Who and the Hell Planet, a 1976 short story by Terrance Dicks.
    • A review of the new, animated version of The Faceless Ones.
    • How Robert Holmes reimagined the Time Lords for his 1976 story The Deadly Assassin.
    • The Fact of Fiction explores the 2006 story Tooth and Claw.
    • A look at Exploration Earth: The Time Machine, a 1976 schools programme starring Tom Baker and Elisabeth Sladen.
    • Updates on Doctor Who luminaries, past and present, with Time and Space Visualiser.
    • Public Image analyses the ratings for the final episodes of Series 12.
    • Part Two of The Piggybackers, a new comic-strip adventure featuring the Thirteenth Doctor and her friends.
    • Big Finish previews and reviews, news, prize-winning competitions, The Blogs of Doom and much more!


    • 1977-style poster magazine
    • TARDIS control-room diorama
    • Talons of Weng-Chiang music-hall poster
    • Six collectors’ cards
    • Four-part Big Finish download


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