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Doctor Who DVD Files is a fortnightly partwork publication from GE Fabbri Ltd - The Ultimate Build-up Doctor Who Encyclopaedia

One of its regular features is Behind the Scenes, a series looking at how Doctor Who is made.

Magazine pages Edit

Part 1: Monster Makers

Will Cohen from The Mill talks about making weird creatures.

Part 2: Model Behaviour

Model maker Mike Tucker on his amazing creations.

Part 3: Dalek Sec Speaks

Nicholas Pegg reveals all about what it's like inside a Dalek!

Part 4: Writer's Block

Paul Cornell reveals how he wrote Father's Day - and more!

Part 5: Back to the Drawing Board

Concept artist Peter McKinstry on the look of Doctor Who.

Part 6: Man or Monster?

Monster man Paul Kasey suits up as a big, green alien meanie!

Part 7: Dressing the Doctor

Who decides what the Doctor will wear? Find out here!

Part 8: Creature Features

Discover the secrets of Doctor Who's wildest prosthetics!

Part 9: Cast Away!

Find out how actors get roles in Doctor Who in our casting interview.

Part 10: Direct Hit!

Director Graeme Harper takes us behind the camera.

Part 11: Growing the TARDIS

See how the Doctor Who art department built the Doctor's ship ....

Part 12: Space-suited and Booted

Costume Designer Louise Page talks spacesuits ...

Part 13: Cyber Insider!

Paul Kasey opens up about what it's like to play a Cyberman.

Part 14: Cyber Creations

Find out how the Cybermen could have looked!

Part 15: Words of Power

Writer Gareth Roberts talks witches, giant wasps and fly-people!

Part 16: Script Doctoring

Helen Raynor talks to us about script editing and writing for the show.

Part 17: The Write Man

Mark Gatiss talks about writing for and starring in Doctor Who.

Part 18: Clothing Companions

Louise Page (Costume Designer) talks about dressing Rose, Martha and Donna.

Part 19: Design Time!

James North (Associate Designer) interviewed about creating alien and historic worlds

Part 20: The Age Old Question

Neill Gorton explains all about how to add years with prosthetic pieces...

Part 21: Past Masters

Find out about all the actors who have played the evil Time Lord.

Part 22: When in Rome...

Discover behind-the-scenes secrets of recreating an ancient world...

Part 23: Who's behind the Ood?

Find out some script secrets from the writer of Planet of the Ood, Keith Temple

Part 24: Familiar Faces

Starring in Doctor Who is not always a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

Part 25: Shaun Williams interview

(Storyboard artist) Exclusive interview

Part 26: K9: Old Dog, New Tricks

Find out how K9 was rescued from a skip for his TV comeback...

Part 27: Lost in Time

Find out about the scenes that almost made it to your screen.

Part 28: The Voice of Fear.

Meet the voice of the Daleks and Cybermen!

Part 29: Andrew Cartmel

(Script Editor of the Seventh Doctor's adventures)

Part 30: Companion Piece

An exclusive interview with Katy Manning who played Jo Grant.

Part 31: Re-imagining the Daleks

An exclusive interview with Robert Shearman, writer of Dalek.

Part 32: The Other Doctors

More actors have played the Doctor than you think...

Part 33: Writing the Past

The Fires of Pompeii writer James Moran feels the heat!

Part 34: Doctor, Doctor!

An exclusive interview with the Fifth Doctor, Peter Davison!

Part 35: Shaw Thing!

Exclusive interview with Caroline John, who played Liz Shaw!

Part 36: Script Supremo!

Exclusive interview with Doctor who legend Terrance Dicks!

Part 37: Location Location Location!

Your guided tour of Doctor Who's London – and Cardiff!

Part 38 - Action Man!

The second part of our exclusive Graeme Harper interview.

Part 39: Write Again!

The second part of our interview with writer Terrance Dicks.

Part 40: Terrible Time Lords

If only all Gallifreyans were as peace-loving as the Doctor...

Part 41: Clan TARDIS

Actor Frazer Hines talks about his time playing Jamie McCrimmon

Part 42: Robots and Reboots

The third part of our exclusive chat with writer Terrance Dicks

Part 43: Sci-fi Serious

Meet Bob Baker, one half of the writing team that created K9!

Part 44: Getting into character!

Actor Christopher Benjamin has worked with three different Doctors!

Part 45: Highland Fling!

The second part of our interview with Jamie actor Frazer Hines

Part 46: Coming of Age

Christopher H Bidmead reveals the secrets of Season 18.

Part 47: Mad World

The second part of our chat with writer Christopher H Bidmead.

Part 48: Jo Goes!

Find out why Jo Grant actress Katy Manning left Doctor Who.

Part 49: Going Boho!

Take a peek inside the Fourth Doctor's wardrobe.

Part 50: Friend or Foe?

Read our exclusive interview with Mark Strickson

Part 51: Ace's High!

An exclusive interview with Sophie Aldred, who brought Ace to life.

Part 52: Challenge Anneke!

We talk to Anneke Wills, who played Swinging Sixties companion Polly

Part 53: Pretty Polly

Part two of our interview with ex-companion Anneke Wills

Part 54: Wild Thing!

Ex-companion Louise Jameson talks about her time in the TARDIS

Part 55: Mars Attacked!

Find out what it was like on Mars in our interview with Gemma Chan!

Part 56: Faithful Friend

Bernard Cribbins talks about his two Doctors.

Part 57: Enlightened Companion

Mark Strickson talks about his role in Enlightenment.

Part 58 Boy Star!

Matthew Waterhouse talks about his early days as companion Adric.

Part 59: Ace Image

Ex-companion Sophie Aldred talks more about her time in the TARDIS.

Part 60: What Katy Did Next...

Katy Manning talks about returning to the role of Jo Grant in 2010.

Part 61: Armed and Dangerous

Part two of our interview with ex-companion Louise Jameson

Part 62: Direct Action

Christopher Barry The first man to direct Daleks talks about his Doctor Who adventures.

Part 63: Fourth Time Lucky

Part two of our exclusive interview with director Christopher Barry.

Part 64: Direct Shot!

Rodney Bennett, director of many adventures, talks about Doctor Who.

Part 65: Theory of Relativity

Meet the actress who played the Doctor's granddaughter Susan.

Part 66: Seventh Heaven

Read our exclusive interview with Seventh Doctor, Sylvester McCoy.

Part 67: It's a Dog's Life

An interview with John Leeson, the man who gave K9 his voice.

Part 68: Going Mentor!

Find out what it was like to play a giant alien slug!

Part 69: Boy Wonder

The second part of our interview with Adric actor Matthew Waterhouse.

Part 70: Ideas Man

Doctor Who writer Chris Boucher talks about his classic stories.

Part 71: Action Man!

Former stuntman Stuart Fell talks about his explosive role in Doctor Who!

Part 72: Seventh Dimension

Part two of our exclusive interview with ex-Doctor, Sylvester McCoy!

Part 73: The Queen of Scream!

Deborah Watling, who played Victoria, looks back at the 1960s.

Part 74: Pond Life

Exclusive interview with Arthur Darvill, the actor behind Rory the Roman!

Part 75: Redesign of the Daleks

Read an exclusive interview with concept artist, Peter McKinstry.

Part 76: Terror in Trogir!

Visit Croatia, the exotic home of vampires and Van Gogh.

Part 77: Boots, Braces and Bow Ties!

Take a look at the Eleventh Doctor's super-cool wardrobe

Part 78: Time Lady!

Exclusive interview with Kate O'Mara who played the Rani.

Part 79: The Rani Returns

Read part 2 of our exclusive interview with Kate O'Mara

Part 80: Astro Girl

Exclusive interview with Wendy Padbury who played Zoe

Part 81: Taylor Talks!

Actor Peter Purves shares his memories of playing Steven

Part 82: Sontaran Concept Art

Check out the designs that brought the clone warriors to life.

Part 83: Ood Doodles

Check out the concept art that brought the Ood to life.

Part 84: Dramatic Exit

Read our exclusive interview with actor Matthew Waterhouse

Part 85: Scale Model!

Find out how the new Silurians evolved...

Part 86: Mars Attacks!

Find out how the Flood managed to look so scary.

Part 87: Into the Vortex!

Check out the history of the Doctor Who title sequence.

Part 88: Wiped from history?

Find out about the missing episodes of Doctor Who...

Part 89: World Building!

Check out the amazing sets of A Christmas Carol

Part 90: Matt Smith

Our profile of the actor behind the Eleventh Doctor...

Part 91: Glitz & Glamour

Actor Tony Selby talks to us about his time on the show.

Part 92: David Tennant

A profile of the man behind the Tenth Doctor.

Part 93: Fire & Glitz

Part two of our exclusive interview with actor Tony Selby

Part 94: Christopher Eccleston

Find out all about the actor who played the Ninth Doctor.

Part 95: Hancock's Half Hours

Read our exclusive interview with actor Prentis Hancock.

Part 96: Paul McGann

A look at the actor who played the Eighth Doctor.

Part 97: Cat Slap!

Discover the prosthetics secrets of the Catkind.

Part 98: Silver Giant

Exclusive interview with Cyber actor Michael Kilgarriff.

Part 99: Sylvester McCoy

Read all about the actor who played the Seventh Doctor.

Part 100: Robo Roles

Part two of our exclusive interview with Michael Kilgarriff

Part 101: Directing Monsters

Part one of our exclusive interview with Michael Ferguson

Part 102:Time of Havoc

Part two of the interview with director Michael Ferguson.

Part 103: Perfectly Franklin

Read the exclusive interview with Richard Franklin.

Part 104: Mike and the Master

Read part two of our exclusive interview with Richard Franklin.

Part 105: Colin Baker

A profile of the actor who played the Sixth Doctor.

Part 106: Fantasia For Five

Exclusive interview with Snakedance director Fiona Cumming.

Part 107: Peter Davison

Our profile of the actor who played the Fifth Doctor.

Part 108: The Frog King!

Read a never-before-published interview with Stratford Johns.

Part 109: Tom Baker

A profile of the actor who brought the Fourth Doctor to life...

Part 110: Jon Pertwee

A profile of the actor who brought the Third Doctor to life...

Part 111: Paul McGann

Read our exclusive interview with actor Paul Jerricho.

Part 112: Making History

We talk to classic-series director Michael E. Briant

Part 113: Patrick Troughton

Read all about the actor who played the Second Doctor

Part 114: William Hartnell

A profile of the actor who played the first ever Doctor.

Part 115: In at the Deep End!

Find out about the Doctor Who story that was all at sea.

Part 116: Life Aquatic!

Part three of our exclusive interview with Michael E. Briant.

Part 117: Directing Daleks

Read the penultimate part of our Michael E. Briant interview...

Part 118: Vocs Pop!

Read the final part of our Michael E. Briant interview...

Part 119: Fire and Ice!

Read our exclusive interview with director Chris Clough

Part 120: Doctor on Trial!

Director Chris Clough talks The Trial of a Time Lord.

Part 121: Billie Piper

Find out all about the actor behind Rose Tyler.

Part 122: The Pit and the Pen!

Read our exclusive interview with writers

Part 123: Karen Gillan

A profile of the actor who brought Amy Pond to life...

Part 124: The Three Bakers!

Part two of our interview with writers Pip and Jane Baker.

Part 125: Verity Lambert

A profile of Doctor Who's pioneering first producer.

Part 126: Writing the Rani

The final part of our exclusive interview with Pip and Jane Baker.

Part 127: Noel Clarke

A profile of the actor who played Mickey Smith

Part 128: 128 Destination: London

Doctor Who has invaded the capital many times...

Part 129: Freema Agyeman

A profile of the actor who played Martha Jones

Part 130: Catherine Tate

A profile of the actor who played Donna Noble.

Part 131: Dressing Eleven!

Take a closer look at the Eleventh Doctor's wardrobe.

Part 132: Russell T Davies

A profile of the writer who saved Doctor Who.

Part 133: Arthur Darvill

Read our profile of the actor who played Rory

Part 134: Jenna Coleman

Read our profile of the actor who plays Clara Oswald.

Part 135: Suited and Booted!

Discover more about the Tenth Doctor's costume.

Part 136: Nicholas Courtney

Read our profile of the actor who played the Brigadier.

Part 137: Into the Unknown

Read our interview with script editor Anthony Read

Part 138: John Barrowman

Read our profile of the actor who played Captain Jack

Part 139: The Script Editor's Guide to the Galaxy

Read the second part of our interview with Anthony Read.

Part 140: Alex Kingston

Read our profile of the actor who played River Song.

Part 141: Dressed to the Nines!

Discover the wardrobe secrets of the Ninth Doctor.

Part 142: Mark Gatiss

A profile of the celebrated Doctor Who writer and actor.

Part 143: John Nathan-Turner

A profile of the Doctor Who supremo of the 1980s.

Part 144: Memories of the Acton Hilton

Exclusive interview with director Alan Wareing

Part 145: Surviving Survival

Part two of the interview with director Alan Wareing

Part 146: Trailer Time!

Discover how they made the 50th anniversary trailer.

Part 147: Full Circle

The first part of our exclusive interview with Waris Hussein.

Part 148: Making History

The final part of our exclusive interview with Waris Hussein.

Part 149: Richard E Grant

Discover what links this iconic actor to Doctor Who.

Part 150: Katy Manning

Read all about the actor who played Jo Grant

Part 151: Eight Couture Take a closer look at the Eighth's Doctor's costume. Part 152: Questionable Taste!

Take a closer look at Seventh Doctor's costume.

Part 153: Six for Bold!

Shield your eyes, it's the Sixth Doctor's costume!

Part 154: Birth of a Legend

Discover the story behind An Adventure in Space and Time

Part 155: The Keys to Time and Space

An exclusive interview with director Timothy Combe

Part 156: Riot Act

Part two of our interview with director Timothy Combe.

Part 157: Knocked for Five

Take a closer look at the Fifth Doctor's costume.

Where to file them Edit

In Issue 2 and Issue 3 subscribers receive a binder and seven coloured divider cards. The Behind the Scenes pages are filed behind the yellow divider.

Like The Doctor pages, Part 2 is filed immediately after Part 1 and so on.

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