Category Archives: Obituries

Stephen Thorne

Stephen Thorne has died at the age of 84. In the 1970s Stephen Thorne had created three of the greatest adversaries of the Doctor, characters whose influence endures in the programme today. He was remembered for his towering presence and

Doctor Who Magazine 538

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH NEW COMPOSER SEGUN AKINOLA – ONLY IN DOCTOR WHO MAGAZINE 538! This issue also includes: A candid interview with Eric Saward, Doctor Who’s longest-serving script editor. Former showrunner Steven Moffat discusses Eric’s legacy. Robert Allsopp describes

Doctor Who Magazine 537

Doctor Who Magazine Issue 537 is on sale Thursday the 4th of April, and features all access coverage of the recent remake of Mission to the Unknown The University of Central Lancashire recently remounted classic lost story Mission to the

Doctor Who Magazine 536

This issue also includes: Anneke Wills and Frazer Hines recall the making of the original Macra Terror A lost Dalek story from 1966 – and the previously untold story of its celebrated writer A tribute to 1960s Doctor Who producer Innes Lloyd An

Graeme Curry 

The writer Graeme Curry has died at the age of 54. Graeme Curry wrote the 1988 Doctor Who story The Happiness Patrol, starring Sylvester McCoy as The Doctor and Sophie Aldred as Ace. The story featured Sheila Hancock as Helen A, a character now acknowledged to be based on

Doctor Who Magazine 535

RESOLUTION’S DIRECTOR WAYNE YIP TELLS DWM HOW HE BROUGHT THE 2019 NEW YEAR’S DAY DALEK STORY TO LIFE! Doctor Who Magazine 535 also includes: An exclusive preview of the Doctor Who: The Collection – Season 18 Blu-ray box set – and a look

W. Morgan Sheppard

 W. Morgan Sheppard has died at the age of 86.  William Morgan Sheppard appeared in the 2011 Eleventh Doctor story The Impossible Astronaut / Day of the Moon playing the older version of ex-FBI agent Canton Everett Delaware III, who accompanied the Eleventh

Doctor Who Magazine 534

Tom Baker answers questions from our TARDIS tin An interview with Doctor Who author James Goss, who helped Tom write Scratchman Actor Shaun Dooley (who played Epzo in 2018 episode The Ghost Monument) reveals his photographic contribution to Series 11 A look at BBC

June Whitfield obituary

June Whitfield has died at the age of 93.  June Whitfield made an enormous contribution to British comedy with a career stretching over 70 years. Her single appearance in Doctor Who came in 2009 in The End of Time, when, at

Doctor Who Magazine 533

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW OF THE NEW YEAR’S DAY DOCTOR WHO SPECIAL IN THE LATEST ISSUE OF DOCTOR WHO MAGAZINE! The Special – Resolution – is written by Chris Chibnall. Chris says: “There’s no better way to start a new year than with Doctor Who.

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