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The 260th issue of Doctor Who Magazine was released on 18 December 1997 and had a cover date of 14 January 1998.



Comic content[]

The DWM Archive[]

By Andrew Pixley

The Telesnaps Archive[]

Interviews / Profiles[]

  • "I was happy to just stand at the back looking interested" - Few Doctor Who regulars had to bear as much fan criticism and vitriol as Bonnie Langford - and that was before she had even set foot in a studio. Despite her reservations regarding talking about the past, here she submits to an exclusive interview for DWM. Her interrogator? Only fellow series sidekick Sophie Aldred.
Includes inset article: The Further adventures of Melanie Bush - Dave Owen speaks to four novelists who have used Melanie and asks them where they have fount their inspiration in Bonnie Langford's television performance.
  • A cross between Genghis Khan and a pussy cat - Once described as such by one of his own script editors sixties television supremo Sydney Newman died in October. Marcus Hearn reflects upon the controversial career of Doctor Who's founding father.

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 and Gary Gillatt

Additional details[]

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