Published on March 4th, 2010 | by Christian Cawley
Doctor Who Magazine 419
Beth Willis and Piers Wenger, along with head writer Steven Moffat, are the new executive producers of Doctor Who. But just who are Piers and Beth? And what new challenges do they have in store for the Eleventh Doctor and Amy? DWM finds out in an exclusive interview, featuring brand new pics from the Eleventh Doctorâ€™s first episodeâ€¦
â€œWe wanted to give the look of the series a slightly more storybook, fairy-tale feel,â€ reveals Piers. â€œIt wasnâ€™t about suddenly becoming Tim Burton, but it was a pinch of that, a pinch of Twilight, a pinch of Harry Potter â€“ but itâ€™s still absolutely, slapbang, mainstream Doctor Whoâ€¦â€
ALSO IN DWM 419…
FREE with DWM! A brand new audio adventure to download for all readers, featuring the Fifth Doctor, Turlough and Tegan â€“ FREAKSHOW by Mark Morris. Mark Strickson and Toby Longworth star in this full-length story in which the TARDIS crew encounter a caged menagerie of the most unusual aliensâ€¦
Weeping Angels! 3D trailers! And the unspeakable horror of Matt Smith wielding a burning torch! STEVEN MOFFAT reveals at least three, frankly terrifying, facts about the forthcoming series of Doctor Who in his latest unmissable Production Notes!
The Doctor is dead, killed by Majenta Pryce! And the universe itself is at her mercyâ€¦ Donâ€™t miss the penultimate instalment of our latest comic strip The Crimson Hand, written by Dan McDaid with art by Martin Geraghty.
Every dog has his day â€“ and, at long last, itâ€™s K9â€™s turn! DWM goes behind the scenes of the brand new series starring the Doctorâ€™s erstwhile companion, with exclusive interviews with the cast & crew and never-before-published pics!
THE NIGHTMARE MAN!
He was the man who thinks that Doctor Who should be â€œevery childâ€™s favourite nightmare!â€ DWM tracks down writer DONALD TOSH and discovers how he helped shape the destiny of Doctor Who back in the 1960sâ€¦
THE CURSE OF THE MUMMYâ€™S TOMB!
Murders! Mummies! And a mysterious message from Marsâ€¦ The Fact of Fiction goes on an archaeological expedition to unearth the secrets of the ancient Egyptian Gods as it puts the fantastic Fourth Doctor story Pyramids of Mars under the spotlight!
Just how important are Special Effects in Doctor Who â€“ and is it possible to make a great story without them? Neil Harris investigates and comes to some controversial conclusions in You Are Not Alone!
At last! One of earliest stars of Doctor Who Magazine breaks his silence about what it was really like to meet the Doctorâ€¦ Yes, the cute, furry, homicidal legend that is BEEP THE MEEP speaks exclusively to the mag for the first (and very possibly the last) time!
All the latest OFFICIAL news, previews of the latest DVD and audio releases, merchandise reviews, prize-winning competitions and much, much more!