The cover and info on this month's edition of Doctor Who Magazine:
Be in Seventh Heaven - with Doctor Who Magazine #425!
In his most candid interview to date, lavishly illustrated with never-before-seen photos, SYLVESTER McCOY talks at length to DWM about his long career, on being the Seventh Doctor - and what he thinks about Doctor Who today…
“I’m delighted that they’ve done such a good job in bringing it back. I’m so proud to have that connection with this very successful programme. It wasn’t allowed to be successful when I was doing it. At the time, I didn’t know why. It was only afterwards that I realised I wasn’t given a fair crack of the whip. I wish I had been…”
Also in this issue:
A BRIEF HISTORY OF TIMEY-WIMEY!
Time travel - what are the rules? And can those rules be broken? In an in-depth feature, DWM examines the knotty problems of paradoxes and time loops, and explores the incredible phenomenon of timey-wimeyness throughout the history of Doctor Who!
A NIGHT AT THE PROMS!
It’s the music event of the year! DWM dons its dinner jacket and journeys to the Royal Albert Hall to talk exclusively to the people responsible for the Doctor Who Prom, including composer MURRAY GOLD, conductor BEN FOSTER and executive producer STEVEN MOFFAT. Packed with behind-the-scenes photos from the Prom, this is the definitive account of the making of the show!
THE GOLDEN AGE OF TELEVISION!
The Doctor and Amy take a trip to Tokyo and discover that too much TV can be really, really bad for kids, in the first episode of a brand new comic strip adventure by Jonathan Morris and Martin Geraghty - THE GOLDEN ONES!
ART TREASURES OF HISTORY!
What have a Roman mosaic, a painting by Toulouse Lautrec and a long, floppy scarf got in common? They all feature in the brand new audio series starring TOM BAKER as the Fourth Doctor, Demon Quest! DWM catches up with the legendary Tom, co-stars RICHARD FRANKLIN and SUSAN JAMESON, writer PAUL MAGRS and many more in an exclusive report from the recording of the adventures!
THE WORLD’S GREATEST PLAYWRIGHT!
William Shakespeare - the most talented dramatist in history or a letch with bad breath? Find out the truth (according to Doctor Who!) behind the man and his works, as The Fact of Fiction extracts every nuance of meaning from the literary triumph that is the 2007 Tenth Doctor adventure, THE SHAKESPEARE CODE!
THE WRITER’S TALE
Doctor Who’s head writer, STEVEN MOFFAT, reveals all about being shy, being recognised, and the Eleventh Doctor’s most recent adventure - defusing a bomb at the Proms! - in Production Notes.
THE ANGEL OF THE NORTH!
DWM catches up with Hex, the hunky nurse who accompanies the Seventh Doctor and Ace on their audio adventures, aka actor PHILIP OLIVIER, who reveals his experiences of attending conventions, being recognised in the street and what he really thinks about Doctor Who fans…
All the latest official news, previews, reviews, competitions and much, much more!
Issue 425 of Doctor Who Magazine is on sale at all good newsagents from Thurday 19th August until 16th September priced £4.20 per copy.