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The 45th issue in a quarterly series of magazine releases by the publishers of Doctor Who Magazine from Panini UK looked at the previous year in review, the upcoming series 10, and the production of Class.

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  • Meet the crew
We put faces to some of the names working behind the scenes on the new series of Doctor Who.
  • Back to school
The creator, producers and cast of Class describe making the new Doctor Who spin-off series.
  • Music lessons
Composer and lifelong Doctor Who fan Blair Mowat has given Class a distinctive sound.
  • Pictures at an exhibition
A year in the life of Cardiff's Doctor Who Experience with general manager Brad Kelly.
  • Brain surgery
Visual effects designer Mike Tucker has restored two of the Experience's most popular exhibits.
  • Moving Target
Edward Russell reveals how he curated the Cartoon Museum's acclaimed exhibition of Target Books cover artwork.
  • Doctor theatre
In October, English Heritage and the Doctor Who Appreciation Society paid special tribute to the late Jon Pertwee.
  • A big year
Nick Briggs looks back over the Doctor Who stories released by Big Finish in 2016.
  • Return to the Forbidden Planets
Big Finish newcomer Jamie Anderson recalls how his famous father was initially reluctant for him to follow in his footsteps.
  • Born again
The changes made to Doctor Who in 1966 had a profound and lasting impact on the series.
Fifty years after the broadcast of The Power of the Daleks, the British Film Institute premièred an animated version of this lost story.
  • Listen
BBC Audio's Michael Stevens has assembled an impressive repertory company of readers for the company's Doctor Who titles.
  • Press gang
In May, a panel of writers and editors spoke at the convention celebrating Doctor Who Magazine's 500th issue.
  • Air play
Doctor Who podcasters from around the world explain their brand of do-it-yourself broadcasting.
  • Gatherer Hadoke
Toby Hadoke presents arguably the most ambitious Doctor Who podcast on the internet.
  • Rare grooves
The year's music releases included coloured vinyl, a lavish box set and a Delia Derbyshire rarity.
  • The Greatest Fan Show in the Galaxy
We visit Television Centre to spend the day with Chris Allen and Christel Dee of Doctor Who: The Fan Show.
  • Regenerations revisited
Regenerations, one of Britain's favourite Doctor Who conventions, made a welcome return in September.
  • Word up
A complete rundown of the official Doctor Who books published in 2016.
  • Reaction stations
Reaction videos are a YouTube phenomenon – and some of the most popular "reactors" are watching Doctor Who...
  • In memoriam
Tributes to the Doctor Who luminaries who passed away between December 2015 and November 2016.
  • Free for use of public
How a London-based charity built its own TARDIS as a random act of kindness.


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