The Official 50th Anniversary Annual was the British Doctor Who annual published by BBC Children's Books. In the nomenclature otherwise employed by this series, it was The Official Doctor Who Annual 2014.
- Release Number 8
- Publisher BBC Children's Books,UK
- Released in August 2013
- ISBN: 978-1-405901-179-5
- Priced £7.99 (UK)
- Format Hardback 62 pages
- Featured Doctor: Eleventh Doctor
- Featured Companions: Clara Oswald
Comic strip story Edit
- The Door to a Winter Long Ago by Moray Laing, illustrated by John Ross and coloured by James Offredi
- Night Light by Moray Laing, illustrated by John Ross and coloured by James Offredi
Text stories/fiction Edit
- 50 Years of Doctor Who
- The Doctor's Diary (Series 7)
- Smaller on the Outside (the TARDIS)
- Bigger on the Inside (the TARDIS)
- 50 Amazing Facts About the Doctor
- 50 Years of Monsters!
- Who's Who? (the Doctor's and Companions)
- That Impossible Girl (Clara Oswin Oswald)
- The Great Intelligence
- The Ice Warriors
- The Cybermen
Additional features Edit
- Puzzle: Monster Hunt (see note below)
- Puzzle Alien Attack!
- Puzzle: Nano-cloud Danger!
- Puzzle: Spot the Difference
- Big 50 Quiz
- Game: Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS
Additional Notes Edit
- Priced at £7.99, (UK) this annual had a page count reduced from the previous year's bumper release.
- Frontispiece shows the Vortex.
- Also included is a page advertising Doctor Who Adventures and its app.
- Hidden throughout the annual are 50 tiny (less than 1cm high) aliens. These are all shown on the Monster Hunt page and can be ticked off when discovered, although the Carrionite figure doesn't seem to be included in the pages.