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The 229th issue of Doctor Who Magazine was released on 3 August 1995 and removed from British newsstands on 30 August 1995.



  • Downtime - This autumn sees the long-awaited premiere of Downtime, an all-action rematch between UNIT and the Yeti which features no fewer than three of the Doctor's companions among a host of familiar faces. Graeme Fowler presents his production scrapbook for this exciting video project. Photography by Robin Prochard.
  • Vox Pops - William Hartnell forgets his lines, the monsters are homemade and the whole show is "rubbishy trash". Marcus Hearn trawls the BBC's audience research reports on Doctor Who, dodging the brickbats along the way...
  • The Song of the Space Whale - In the first part of this article, Richard Bignell presented an adaptation from story notes of Pat Mills' unmade The Song of the Space Whale. Presented here is the climax to the story and an interview with the author, Pat Mills.

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By Andrew Pixley

Telesnap archives[]

Compiled by Matthew Pereira

Interviews / Profiles[]

Reviews - Shelf Life[]

Reviews by Dave Owen

Regular features[]

  • Gallifrey Guardian
  • Beyond the TARDIS
  • Timelines (Letters)
  • Crazy Caption


Editor: Gary Gillatt
Assistant Editor: Scott Gray
Designer: Paul Vyse
Assistant Designer: Ed Lawrence
Magazine Group: Marcus Hearn, Philip MacDonald & Alan Barnes
Group Editor: Gary Russell
Production: Julie Pickering, Mark Irvine & Andrew Parslow
Circulation Manager: Yvonne Taylor
Promotion Manager: Chris McCormack
Art Director: Helen Nally
Editorial Director: Paul Neary
Financial Director: Caroline Aubrey
Managing Director: Richard Maskell
Chairman: Jim Galton

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