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The 245th issue of Doctor Who Magazine was released on 24 October 1996 and removed from British newsstands on 20 November 1996. It featured an interview of John Nathan-Turner, where he spoke frankly about the unfair treatment of Colin Baker during his tenure as the Sixth Doctor.



  • Robots: Part 1 Pathfinding & Avenging - In the first of a new series, Steven Cartwright explores the many influences on Doctor Who, and examines the debt the series owes to its ancestors in television, film and literature.
  • It's just the same old story... - The Monitor has already alerted DWM readers to the uncanny similarities between certain Doctor Who stories. Now, his uneasy ally the Watcher acquaints us with 20 (yes 20!) pairs of stories with the same plot...

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Reviews by Dave Owen

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  • Gallifrey Guardian
  • Timelines (Letters) - Including 'The Hit Parade'
  • Crazy Caption!
  • Fluid Links - Dear Bernice... by Matthew Jones
  • The High Council - Movie Special Compiled by Liz Jackson


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