Doctor Who

21 September 2018 #571

Cover Story: Doctor Who

Edition 571 Doctor Who


The new Doctor is in, and she’s ready to see you! In the latest Big Issue, we speak to Jodie Whittaker about being the 13th and first-ever female Doctor Who.

Writer Clem Bastow takes us on a journey through time and space into the 55-year history of the iconic show, which has captured more than 110 million viewers around the world.

Fellow Whovian Alana House reveals how Doctor Who helped her reinvent herself after a marriage breakdown.

And former Who David Tennant pens a Letter to My Younger Self, exploring adolescence, fashion faux-pas and the life-changing moment of becoming the 10th Doctor.

Also in this edition:

  • The Big Picture takes us to drought-stricken NSW, through the lens of a 16-year-old farmer and budding photographer
  • Liane Moriarty explains the writing process behind her newest book Nine Perfect Strangers
  • Mojo Juju talks Indigenous artists taking back the inner-city through music
  • My Kitchen Rules champ Bree May puts a modern twist on her mum’s Pork Penagalty in Tastes Like Home
  • TJ Loveday explains how he struggled to complete his arts degree while sleeping rough in Living Homeless
  • Mel Fulton takes on the magical mystery tour that is op-shopping

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