The 43rd issue of Doctor Who Weekly had a cover date of 7 August 1980. It was the final issue of the weekly run of magazines. With the following issue shifting to a monthly publication schedule and a new name, changing from Doctor Who Weekly to Doctor Who - A Marvel Monthly.
The front cover proclaims "THE DALEK TAPES - FEATURING THIS WEEK: THE DALEKS' CONQUEST OF THE HIDDEN PLANET!", but this comic strip does not appear inside the magazine.
- Archive Feature: TV: The Mind Robber (synopsis only by Richard Marson)
- UNIT Special Report: TV: The Green Death.
Interviews / Profiles
- Fantastic Facts
- Gallifrey Guardian
- Who Cares! (Letters Page)
- UNIT Club page
- Editor: Paul Neary
- Features Editor: Alan McKenzie
- Art Assistant: Simon Ellinas
- Production: Nigel Balloch
- The cover photograph of the Fourth Doctor is from TV: Genesis of the Daleks.
- Although the front cover proclaims "THE DALEK TAPES - FEATURING THIS WEEK: THE DALEKS' CONQUEST OF THE HIDDEN PLANET!", this comic strip did not appear inside.
- The Alien Allies on the UNIT club page should read 'Draconians'.
- This is the last issue of Doctor Who Weekly published every Thursday with a cover price of 12p (UK).
- Beginning with the next issue, the magazine will be monthly and cost 30p (UK). 'A Message From the Editor' on the Who Cares! page explains that with a price rise to 30p the increase works out to only 7½p a week.