|Cover date:||17 December- 29 December 2009|
|Format:||40 full colour pages stapled|
Free gift Edit
- Monster Christmas pack with eight free gifts (including 2010 Calendar, Master mask, two bookmarks, three postcards and sticker sheet).
Information / Fact File (Photo feature and Essential Info) Edit
- PREVIEW: The End of Time Part One (4 pages)
- TOP TEN: Christmas Moments
Comic content Edit
- A Merry Little Christmas (4 pages)
Tales from the TARDIS Edit
- From: TV: The End of Time Part One - Featuring the Doctor rejoining the Ood and sharing in their bad dreams
The Doctor's Data (Collectable Fact File) Edit
- A3 TV: The End of Time Part One - montage featuring a hooded Master, the Tenth Doctor, a Christmas tree and TARDIS
- A4 "I hate funny ROBOTS!" The Tenth Doctor from TV: The Waters of Mars - featuring the Doctor and Gadget back on Earth outside the TARDIS
- A4 "We have been UPGRADED!" Cyberman from TV: Rise of the Cybermen - featuring party guests the Doctor and Rose Tyler with a Cyberman
- A4 "You will be CATALOGUED" Judoon from TV: Smith and Jones - featuring the Judoon, Martha Jones and the Doctor on the moon
- A4 "Every song must END" Ood Sigma from TV: Planet of the Ood - featuring Ood Sigma, Donna Noble and the Tenth Doctor
Behind the scenes Edit
- Summer snowflakes (Winter specials filmed in summer)
Additional features Edit
- Welcome and news
- Find in this issue hidden somewhere Adipose to win a Sarah Jane Adventures The Thirteenth Stone Audio CD adventure.
- Activity / Make-it
- Who's Where? Search and Find: Santa's grotto scene (2 pages illustrated by Christopher Cooper)
- Puzzles and Big Christmas Quiz
- Readers contributions: Time Agent Upload / Doctor You
- featuring reader's letters, photos, and art.
- Competition Goodies (Merlin Books, Puzzle Cubes and Battle Deck sets)
- BIG WIN: Worth over £530 (UK) and including Doctor Who DVD's LCD TV and DVD Player, and Bedroom set featuring curtains, rug, fleece blanket, duvet set and bean bag.
- EXCLUSIVE Readers offer: Set of 5 free magazine files for postage cost of £2.99 (UK) per set.
Also listing: Their present Christmas choice for the Doctor
- Editor: Moray Laing, A box set of the adventures on DVD
- Deputy Editor: Paul Lang A subscription to DWA, to keep track of his adventures
- Senior Art Editor: Nikki Davies A soft, cuddly toy to keep him company
- Production Editor: Liza Millett, A new companion – me!
- Designer: Melanie Caine, The future sonic screwdriver that River Song used
- Personal Shopper: Donna Noble, Nothing – I don't know any Doctor
Hidden Away / Facts Edit
- This magazine can be recycled: Or use it to wrap up your Christmas presents.
- Carmen: "A Christmas Special at Christmas? Even I could have predicted that.”
- This week's Tales from the TARDIS scene is from the preview of The End of Time Part One as premiered on this November's Children in Need night.
- Davros is a Kaled from the planet Skaro, a scientist and creator of the Daleks.
- In an early version of The Waters of Mars, Yuri Kerenski said the "snow" was really a carbon wash, cleaning Earth's polluted atmosphere.
Additional details Edit
- A clause in the "Big Win" competition states that the "bedroom set includes only those items labelled in the picture." So those hoping to win a new bed, alarm clock, shelf, chair and ornaments – will be disappointed!
- The subscription offer for this issue with a saving of 30% (UK) – and a free gift of two Christmas Special DVDs (The Runaway Bride and Voyage of the Damned) is offered to subscribers.
- This double-issue for Christmas had an increased page count and cover price of £2.99 (UK) and its free gifts were bagged.
- Next issue's free gift is promoted as a Doctor Who dress-up set and more than seventy stickers and on sale in two weeks' time on Wednesday 30th December!