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The 257th issue of Doctor Who Magazine was released on 25 September 1997 and removed from British newsstands on 22 October 1997.



Comic content[]

The DWM Archive[]

By Andrew Pixley

Interviews / Profiles[]

  • Coming of age - In its 18th year Doctor Who quit schoolboy fooling and went off to study tachyonics, quantum theory and higher mathematics at university presided over by incoming script editor Christopher H Bidmead. In the first of a three-part interview, Peter Griffiths meets the architect of, among others, triptych of E-space adventures released by BBC Video this autumn...
  • Out of the TARDIS: Mark Strickson - The man who breathed life into the Trion tearaway Vislor Turlough is inspired to recall those blue remembered hills of his youth - and more, besides - as he plucks 20 teasers from the depths of that famous TARDIS tin...

Shelf Life[]

Reviews by Dave Owen

Regular features[]

  • Gallifrey Guardian
  • Timelines (Letters)
  • The life & times of Jackie Jenkins


Editor: Gary Gillatt
Assistant Editor: Alan Barnes
Design: Michael Yeowell

Additional details[]

  • Includes an advertorial "Back issues" DWM order form.