Published on June 24th, 2010 | by Christian Cawley
Doctor Who Magazine 423
Prepare for THE BIG BANG on Saturday as DWM goes on set, braves the darkness of the Underhenge and talks to the people behind the astonishing finale of Doctor Who â€“ including stars MATT SMITH and KAREN GILLAN, head writer STEVEN MOFFAT, director TOBY HAYNES and monster maker NEILL GORTON!
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We ask Steven just what, after the jaw-dropping events of THE PANDORICA OPENS, could possibly happen next? â€œAmyâ€™s dead at the hands of the man she loves,â€ he considers. â€œ The TARDIS is burning and River with it, and every star in the universe is exploding at every moment in history. Any other hero would be stumped. Fortunately, you are watching Doctor Whoâ€¦â€
Also in DWM 423â€¦
ITâ€™S PAYBACK TIME!
We know what Steven Moffat thinks of the stars of Doctor Who â€“ but what do they think of him? Executive Producer PIERS WENGER asks MATT SMITH and KAREN GILLAN what they really make of â€˜the Mofferatorâ€™ in a very different PRODUCTION NOTES!
NEIGHBOURS FROM HELL!
It was the unlikeliest flat share story ever â€“ but THE LODGER could have been even stranger! DWM catches up with writer GARETH ROBERTS, who tells us exclusively how he came up with his latest script â€“ and what incredible ideas didnâ€™t make it onto TV. Plus, DWM chats candidly on set to the stars of the show, MATT SMITH and JAMES CORDEN!
ITâ€™S ONLY NATURAL!
Itâ€™s all change for the TARDIS team as the Doctor and Amy uncover the dark secret deep within an alien jungle â€“ but at what price? And will the Time Lord and Pond ever be the same again? Find out in SUPERNATURE Part 3, written by Jonathan Morris with art by Mike Collins.
LIVING IN THE PLASTIC AGE!
They could be plastic, anything plastic â€“ or they could look just like you! Join the Watcher as he reveals everything you need to know about the sinister Autons in the latest of his essential in-depth guides!
TURN TO STONE!
Dalek operator Barnaby Edwards talks exclusively to DWM about his years of experience in operating the various designs of the universeâ€™s most malevolent monsters â€“ including the brand new stone Dalek!
EVERY VOTE COUNTS!
Itâ€™s your chance to let everyone know what you thought of the latest season, as DWM gives you the opportunity to rate the episodes in its annual season poll!
REASONS TO BE CHEERFUL!
Thisâ€™ll bring a smile to your face! DWM travels back in time to the 1980s as THE HAPPINESS PATROL is put under the spotlight in THE FACT OF FICTION. Oooh, a little bit of politics!
PLUS! All the latest official news, previews and reviews of all the latest DVDs and audios releases, prize-winning competitions for the cream of Doctor Who merchandise and much, much moreâ€¦
FREE! This issue comes with a giant-sized, double-sided poster, depicting the Daleks on one side, and the Doctor and Amy on the other!
The universe may have ended, but DWM goes on! Get issue 423 from all good newsagents & supermarkets from Thursday 24 June for just Â£4.20!