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Published on January 28th, 2006 | by Christian Cawley

Doctor Who Magazine #366

The nice people over at DWM have sent us the latest details on the new mag, and its as quality packed as usual, with special features on Mark Gatiss and Maureen O’Brien (shes a scouse lass you know!) and the latest on the second series.

Anyway i’ll leave the blurb to fill in the details for you.

Here’s a cure for those winter blues – issue 366 of Doctor Who Magazine!

This issue, Mark Gatiss talks about the challenges of writing for the new series – and for a new Doctor…”I’m completely thrilled for David Tennant. I think it’s a brilliant choice, he’s reached just the right stage of his career to do it, and he’s afantastic actor. And he loves it so much that he will completely embrace it and rise to the challenge. You know that story Sylvester McCoy used to tell about having been announced as the new Doctor, he went to a convention in Atlanta to be confronted with the question ‘When you arrived on Peladon, what were you thinking when…?’ Well, David is the first Doctor who could actually answer that!”

Also this issue, 1960s companion Maureen O’Brien grants DWM an ultra-rare in-depth interview. Find out what she really thought about playing space orphan Vicki, how she prepared for the death of Sandy the Sand Beast, and why the original Doctor, William Hartnell, used to “snarl”!

Meanwhile, the Fact of Fiction looks at an earlier change of Doctor, in 1987′s Time and the Rani; and there’s a sneak peek at the making of the interactive adventure Attack of the Graske, with a host of previously unseen photos! And in the second part of our new comic strip adventure, the Doctor and Rose run into more trouble with the Sontarans.

Plus there’s all the latest exclusive news on the new series in Gallifrey Guardian, including news of a new director and cast members; more behind the scenes gossip from Russell T Davies in Production Notes; the Time Team meet The Creature from the Pit; and all the latest DVD, CD and book previews and reviews.

DWM 366 goes on sale from Thursday 2 February priced £3.99. Go get it!

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About the Author

A long-term Doctor Who fan, Christian grew up watching the show and has early memories of the Graham Williams era. His favourite stories are Inferno, The Seeds of Doom and Human Nature (although The Empty Child, Blink and Utopia all come close). When he’s not bossing around the news team, Christian is a freelance writer specialising in mobile technology and domestic computing, and enjoys classic rock, cooking and spending time in the countryside with his wife and young children. You can find him on Twitter, Facebook and Google+.




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