was the issue of the magazine cover-dated Doctor Who Magazine 553 August 2020.
It is notable for being the fourth issue of the magazine to not have a non-gag comic story. It succeeded
DWM 163, 261, and 354.
Contents [ ]
Interviews [ ]
Joe Ahearne interviewed by Nick Setchfield
Graeme Harper interviewed by Paul Kirkley
Richard Clark interviewed by Emily Cook
Saul Metzstein interviewed by Paul Kirkley
Douglas Mackinnon interviewed by Emily Cook
Rachel Talalay interviewed by Emily Cook Jamie Magnus Stone interviewed by Emily Cook
Carole Ann Ford and Sophie Aldred interviewed by Graham Kibble-White
Articles [ ]
Doctor Who Directing Masterclass.
Whatever Happened to The Likely Lads?
Doctor Who fans (one of them being Peter Capaldi) meeting their Doctor Who idols back in the 1970s.
Doctor Who fan John Hudson's recordings of his chat with
Jon Pertwee, Terry Walsh, Elisabeth Sladen and George Cormack during production of Season 11.
The making of the special edition version of
animated recreation DVD and Blu-release, which was due for release in The Power of the Daleks July 2020.
Results of fans' favourite moments from the
2020 series of Doctor Who, as well as their favourite merchandise from 2019.
Lockdown Viewing [ ]
Lockdown Doctor Who viewing recommended by
Jacqueline Rayner, based on the theme of A Holiday for the Doctor.
Comics [ ]
The Fact of Fiction [ ]
Apocrypha [ ]
Reviews [ ]
Competitions [ ]
Coming Soon... [ ]
The Blogs of Doom [ ]
Credits [ ]
Panini UK Ltd
BBC Studios, UK Publishing
Chair, Editorial Review Boards:
Nicholas Brett Managing Director, Consumer Products and Licensing:
Stephen Davies Head of Publishing:
Mandy Thwaites Compliance Manager:
Cameron K McEwan UK Publishing Co-ordinator: Eva Abramik
Additional details [ ]
This was the third issue to be worked on remotely, due to the
COVID-19 pandemic. This was the first issue since DWM 354 to lack a comic story. As announced in the previous issue, the comic strips took a 3-issue break as a result of the aforementioned pandemic.