In Doctor Who Magazine 387,
Catherine Tate reveals her surprise and delight at being invited to reprise her role as Donna. "When I was asked to do it, I genuinely couldn't believe they'd asked me," she tells us. "I was having lunch with Julie Gardner, and it was the last thing I thought we were going to have a conversation about. She said it, and I nearly... well, I... even now, I just can't believe it. I'm speechless."
Catherine also confesses that she's not quite up to speed with Doctor Who mythology yet. "This is how un-into-it I was before: I didn't know that there was more than one kind of alien; I just thought it was always the Daleks."
Also this issue, DWM catches up with no less than FIVE Doctors and chats to David Tennant, Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy and Paul McGann, as audio company Big Finish celebrates its 100th Doctor Who CD release.
There’s an exclusive preview of the exciting new Children's BBC series The Sarah Jane Adventures; Russell T Davies chats about secrets, lies and, er, roller skates, as he answers questions from the Out of the Tardis tin; The Fact of Fiction investigates the secrets of The Stones of Blood; there's an exclusive chat to the people behind the Doctor Who DVD range and find out, with some exclusive news about future releases; and what happened when the Sixth Doctor arrived on the set of Voyage of the Damned is revealed in Production Notes.
An icy threat faces the Doctor in Part Two of the new comic strip adventure The First; Servalan and Travis from Blake's 7 answers readers' questions in Matrix Data Bank; and there's exclusive previews of The Key to Time and Planet of Evil DVDs. All this plus reviews in Off the Shelf, exclusive news on the latest series in Gallifrey Guardian - and more!