"Also, it's recognising what's been written. My Doctor is written slightly differently from some of the other Doctors, and the Doctor changes quite dramatically from episode to episode. Some demand more of your comedy chops, graver or more serious episodes demand a more sombre creature. All these variations have to live in the same body, in the same face. Putting all that together is tricky..."

·     Read extensive previews of the first four episodes of the new series – Deep Breath, Into the Dalek, Robot of Sherwood and Listen – as DWM talks exclusively to writers STEVEN MOFFAT, PHIL FORD and MARK GATISS.
·     Doctor Who showrunner STEVEN MOFFAT answers readers' questions and reveals more behind-the-scenes secrets in his exclusive column.
·     DWM reunites former Doctor and companion team TOM BAKER and LOUISE JAMESON with their producer, PHILIP HINCHCLIFFE, to chat about the new Doctor Who adventures that they're working on, and reminisce about the 1970s adventures.
·     LOUISE JAMESON writes a very special letter to herself, exclusively for Doctor Who Magazine.
·     The Fact of Fiction takes a detailed look at the 1964 First Doctor adventure, The Reign of Terror.
·     Legendary writer TERRANCE DICKS talks about his later work on Doctor Who – and what he thinks of the series today.
·     Official news, the DWM crossword, prize-winning competitions and much more!
·     PLUS! A giant, double-sided poster, featuring Peter Capaldi as the Doctor! (Pictured above.)

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