|Cover date:||9 April 1997|
- 250 (and then some) - DWM, Doctor Who's official flagship, has now notched up 250 regular issues - not to mention umpteen Specials, Yearbooks, Poster Magazines... Stephen Cartwright yanks 17 years' worth of back numbers from beneath his bed - and presents the secret history of the comic magazine that became an institution in itself....
- 10 more moments when you know you're watching the greatest television series ever made...
- Vox Pops - The BBC Audience Research Department regularly monitored response to Doctor Who with assistance of an ever-changing panel of licence-payers. Stephen James Walker dips into their files - and discovers what viewers really thought of the Pertwee years...
Comic content Edit
The DWM Archive Edit
Interviews / Profiles Edit
- "Mrs Miller, were you really Sarah Jane?" - Mrs Brian Miller has a big secret; many years ago, she travelled through time and space under the alias Sarah Jane Smith. Chris Howarth and Steve Lyons recently doorstepped actress Elizabeth Sladen, aka Metropolitan magazine's permanently AWOL star reporter.
- Out of the TARDIS - Producer, executive producer, director, scriptwriter, Missing Adventure author...in Doctor Who terms, Barry Letts thought he had done it all - but that was before he faced twenty random reckless questions from the TARDIS tin.
Shelf Life Edit
Reviews by Dave Owen
- Includes inset article: The Web Planet - DWM's occasional look at Doctor Who on-line, websites include:
- http://www.mech.gla.ac.uk/~alistair/tardis/who.htm - Strands That Bind (Only front page, no longer active, no content accessed 04-October-2008)
- http://www.tardis.ed.ac.uk/~abr/drwho/tardis.html - TARDIS Resource Guide (No longer online or active, accessed 04-October-2008)
- http://www.geocities.com/Area51/9886/GAL4.htm - Photos from Galaxy 4 (No longer online or active, accessed 04-October-2008)
- http://members.aol.com/danielc71/ra.htm - Real Audio Doctor Who samples (No longer online or active, accessed 04-October-2008)
- http://www.ozemail.com.au/~brockhoa/dwdoom2.htm - Doom II Doctor Who patch (No longer online or active, accessed 04-October-2008)
Regular features Edit
- Gallifrey Guardian
- Timelines (Letters)
- The life & times of Jackie Jenkins
Additional details Edit
- This issue included a double-sided poster featuring Paul McGann in a publicity photo from the TV Movie on one side and Tom Baker with some Daleks, a publicity photo for Genesis of the Daleks, on the other.