The Doctor Who DVD Files - "The Ultimate Build-up Doctor Who Encyclopaedia" in fortnightly issues.
Magazine content Edit
Collectable loose leaf pages divided into nine categories that could be filed accordingly.
- The War Doctor
- Discover the Doctor's greatest secret ..
- These giant insects broke into humanity's Ark.
- Cybermen: Chess Master
- The museum exhibits contained a nasty surprise
- Shakri Orderlies
- These hospital horrors worked for an alien menace.
- Mark Gatiss
- A profile of the celebrated Doctor Who writer and actor.
- Scaroth's Time Machine
- The last of the Jagoroth invented this device.
DVD release (with cover blurb) Edit
- Each issue came with a DVD release.
- Reversible DVD sleeves enabled the collector to display one of two designs featuring either the Doctor and his enemies or his companions.
- "Have you noticed how people's intellectual curiosity declines sharply the moment they start waving guns about? ...” "
- The alien Nimon has promised the people of Skonnos that he will restore their empire to greatness if they honour him with sacrifices – and give him radioactive hymetusite crystals. When the TARDIS arrives, the Doctor and Romana are cast into the Nimon's labyrinthine power complex by the corrupt Skonnan scientist Soldeed. Is the Nimon all that he seems? Why does he need radioactive crystals? And will the Doctor ever repair the TARDIS?
Notable information Edit
- Skonnos was once the home to an empire that extended to 100 star systems before it fell into civil war.
- Romana first displayed her own sonic screwdriver in The Horns of Nimon.
- Roman Groom, a crew member of Bowie Base One, was born in 2034 and was a child genius with a job at NASA by the time he was 17.
- Actor/writer Mark Gatiss played Profesor Lazarus, Gantok and was the voice of Danny Boy. He was born on 17th October 1966.
- The Gunfighters was the first Western ever made for British TV; it was filmed entirely in a London studio.
- Most of A Town Called Mercy was filmed in Spain, on a mock-up Western sites Fort Bravo and Oasys and in the desert region of Almeria, a location used in the movie 'A Fistful of Dollars' (1964).
- Project Manager: not credited this issue
- Group Editor: not credited this issue
- Editor: Kieran Grant
- Art Editor: Pete Byrne
- Designer: not credited this issue
- Sub-Editor: Catherine Anderson
- Contributing Writers: not credited this issue
- Illustrators: none credited this issue
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