Doctor Who Magazine 497 was the issue of the magazine cover-dated April 2016. The cover marked this issue as a tribute to the 20th anniversary of the Doctor Who TV movie, having a restrospective on the movie, and interviews with five actors who appeared in the movie, as well as producer Jo Wright.


Profiles / Interviews[]

Comic strip[]

Story: Jacqueline Rayner
Pencils: Martin Geraghty
Inks: David A Roach
Colours: James Offredi
Letters: Roger Langridge
Editors: Scott Gray & John Ainsworth

Regular features[]

The Fact of Fiction[]

The DWM Review[]

DWM reviews a classic television story recently repeated on UK television


Coming soon[]

The Time Team[]

Galaxy Forum[]

  • to be added

Production notes[]

The head writer and executive producer names groundbreaking Doctor Who stories (Part 1 of 2).

A History of Doctor Who in 100 Objects[]

  • Baal's banjo

Supporting artist of the month[]

  • David Bowie's appearance in the 1969 film The Virgin Soldiers

Special features[]

  • I came back to life before your eyes. I held back death...
Retrospective of the 1996 Doctor Who movie, twenty years on


Panini UK Ltd
BBC Worldwide, UK Publishing


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