Doctor Who Adventures 65

Freema Agyeman talks about goo and Who!

There’s an interview with Doctor Who star Freema Agyeman in the next issue of Doctor Who Adventures. She talks about what it’s like to be back, new companion Donna, and about all the goo she was covered in for the part of the Martha clone!

What was it like seeing the Doctor with a new companion?

"One of the main factors of the show is change so it didn’t feel that strange. I knew I was never going to do it forever and ever. I was just grateful Martha was given a chance. Now it’s Donna’s turn!"

How about her relationship with the Doctor?

Doctor Who Adventures 65"She’s slightly outgrown the Doctor, in the sense of that wide-eyedness that she had the first time round! She’s qualified as a doctor now and is working with UNIT. Plus, she’s engaged, so there’s a slightly different dynamic."

Are Sontarans as scary as Daleks?

"I think Daleks are really menacing. Maybe because you can’t see their faces. But as soon as the Sontarans take their helmets off, some kids will giggle, as they look a bit like a potato!"

On being covered in goo…

"I have to say being out in a freezing quarry and getting in that muddy bog in episode six was easier than doing the gloop scene in episode five! It was definitely my yuckiest ever moment in Doctor Who!"

Read the full interview in the new issue.

This issue of Doctor Who Adventures comes with a free set of Doctor Who monster rollers plus an Ood dress-up kit – which includes yucky Ood fronds! Perfect for an instant Ood appeal.

Other highlights include:

• Win: Design a Dalek and win a fantastic Dalek voice changer helmet!

• Three cool posters: The Doctor, Donna and Agatha Christie from The Unicorn and the Wasp, Martha, and the buzzing Vespiform.

• Tales from the TARDIS: Trouble with Mr Halpen in Planet of the Ood.

• Activity: Make an Ood orb to go with your Ood fronds! Plus a creepy Hath mask!

• Doctor Who Confidential: How a car splashes into the water in The Sontaran Stratagem.

• Doctor’s Data: Fourth Doctor facts.

• Comic strip: Something strange is happening on a farm in a new comic strip adventure called Windswept.


Doctor Who Adventures issue 65, priced £2.10, is out on Thursday 22 May. It’s a very Ood issue, so don’t miss it.


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