Doctor Who DVD Files


Doctor Who DVD Files
Doctor Who DVD files
Categories Science fiction television
Frequency Fortnightly
First issue 14 January 2009
Final issue 25 January 2012
Company GE Fabbri
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Website Doctor Who DVD files

Doctor Who DVD Files is a fortnightly partwork magazine published by GE Fabbri, authorised by 2 entertain and BBC Worldwide.[1] Each issue consists of a magazine and a DVD.

The magazine was launched on 14 January 2009 throughout the UK and Ireland after a regional test in the north-east of the UK (from September 2008). It is edited by Claire Lister and the project manager is Ben Robinson. On 7 September 2009 Doctor Who DVD Files became available in Australia as a fortnightly release.

Contents

Magazine

The magazine is divided into seven sections[1][2]:
The Doctor - Briefly describes each the doctors known adventures as well as a sum up of each doctor;
Allies - Briefly sums up each companion and people who have helped the doctor;
Enemies - Briefly sums up all enemies the doctor has faced extra pages for the more famous enemies such as the Daleks and the Master etc.;
Episode Guides - Briefly sums up the episodes/serials on the DVD;
Technology - Takes a look at some pieces of technology seen in the series such as the Tardis, Sonic screwdriver and Bessie, the Doctors car;
Behind-the - Scenes-Often has interviews with people involved with the series;
Flashback - Which looks at classic doctor who adventures.

With Issue 51, two new dividers were added, Who on Earth and Alien Worlds.
Who on Earth - chronicles the Doctor's involvement in the history of the planet;
Alien Worlds - is your Guide to some of the weird and wonderful places that the Doctor has visited.

Subscribing to the Doctor Who DVD Files meant that you were sent 2 issues and the accompanying DVDs once a month. In subscribing collectors saved £1 of each issue and received three series 3 action figures and a simple DVD storage unit as free gifts. Notably collectors in their third month of subscription received a further gift of a bonus DVD of "The Movie" starring Paul McGann. In Australia, though, subscribers were not sent the bonus DVD of "The Movie", but were instead sent an extra action figure.[3]

DVD Files

External links

See also

Doctor Who DVD releases

Notes

  1. ^ a b Outpost Gallifrey News, 14 January 2009
  2. ^ Promotional leaflet with Doctor Who DVD Files, issue 1
  3. ^ [1] As advertised in literature with each shop issue and on the DVD files website.

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