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DWA 164
DWA 164
Cover date: 29 April - 5 May 2010
Format: 36 full colour pages stapled
Editor: Moray Laing
Publisher: BBC Magazines
DWA 163
DWA 165

The one hundred sixty-fourth issue of Doctor Who Adventures had a cover date of 29 April - 5 May 2010.

Contents Edit

Free gift Edit

  • Weeping Angel mask

Information / Fact File (Photo feature and Essential Info) Edit

  • NEW SERIES PREVIEW: Episode 5 Flesh and Stone
  • FACTFILE: River Song
  • NEWS: Doctor Who Adventure Games (Free downloadable games from June)
  • NEWS: Blue Peter's 3 "Design a TARDIS" console winners.

Comic content Edit

Mega Moments (favourite scene told as a photo-feature) Edit

Fast Facts (Collectable Fact File) Edit

  • None

Posters Edit

Behind the scenes Edit

Interview Edit

  • None

Additional features Edit

  • Welcome and news (featuring Who's Who? And Monster Alert!)
CODE ALERT: to win a Doctor Who book (The Forgotten Army)
  • I-Spy Scene Search
  • Puzzle page and Quiz Daleks
  • Readers contributions: Who and You Upload
featuring reader's letters, photos, and art.
  • Picture Puzzle: Spot the Difference to win Mega Bloks Battle Strikers Metal XS Firehawk and Ninjitsu starter packs.
  • Competition Goodies (Dragon Blood Pirates books and Wii game, WWE figures.)
  • BIG WIN: Be the Editor of DWA, with a tour of BBC Television Centre.

Credits Edit

Hidden Away / Facts Edit

  • River Song's escape from the Byzantium was filmed against a green screen at the Doctor Who studio, Upper Boat, Wales on 13th August 2009. To give Matt Smith more room (and allow his easy entrance), the back panel of the elevated TARDIS prop was removed.
  • River Song's book of Spoilers includes their Asguard picnic, what happens at the Bone Meadows, crash of the Byzantium, and the singing towers at Darillium.
  • Four free downloadable Doctor Who Adventure Games will be available from the from June 2010. The games will feature Cybermen, an icy world, and a devastated London.
  • In 2009, Blue Peter launched a design a console competition that would be seen in the new series. The winners are seen meeting Matt Smith with their designs on the show to be screened Tuesday 4th May on BBC1 at 4.35 or on the BBCi player catchup service.

Additional details Edit

  • DWA launches a new website ( promising news, facts, wins and downloads.
  • The subscription offer for this issue with a saving of 30% as well as Doctor Who: The Ultimate Monster Guide book.
  • This issue had a cover price of £2.10 (UK) and the free gift was cover mounted.
  • Next issue's free gift is promoted as a Doctor Who bag and packet of Doctor Who Stickers.

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