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DWMSE 23 was the first of three issues of Doctor Who Magazine Special Edition that explored the production of The Sarah Jane Adventures. The issue investigated series 1 and 2 of the programme, and it gave readers a look at the origins of the character of Sarah Jane Smith.



Interview: Elizabeth Sladen

Elisabeth Sladen talks about her life, her career, and over three decades of playing the one and only Sarah Jane Smith ...

Episode Guide[]

(Each episode is given a synopsis, production details, broadcast dates, full cast and crew credits, fact file, Radio Times coverage, script snippet and connections.

1.X Invasion of the Bane
1.1 / 1.2 Revenge of the Slitheen
1.3 / 1.4 Eye of the Gorgon
1.5 / 1.6 Warriors of Kudlak
1.7 / 1.8 Whatever Happened to Sarah Jane?
1.9 / 1.10 The Lost Boy
2.1 / 2.2 The Last Sontaran
2.3 / 2.4 The Day of the Clown
2.5 / 2.6 Secrets of the Stars
2.7 / 2.8 The Mark of the Berserker
2.9 / 2.10 The Temptation of Sarah Jane Smith
2.11 / 2.12 Enemy of the Bane


Additional details[]

  • This was the twenty-third in a series of quarterly specials given over to a specific Who-related theme.
  • This standard sized, bound magazine was printed in December 2009 and had a cover price of £5.99 (UK).
  • This issue had the indicia title of Doctor Who Special Edition #23 – Sarah Jane Smith.