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November 29th, 2013 71 comments

Matt Smith’s Farewell Radio Times Cover

matt-rt-coverRadio Times Matt Smith’s Farewell Cover

Daleks, Matt Smith’s farewell and interactive Doctor Who content in the new issue of Radio Times Magazine

Unlock an exclusive message from Matt Smith and behind-the-scenes footage of our Doctor Who shoot

It’s mere weeks until Matt Smith bids a fond farewell to Doctor Who but we couldn’t let him go without one final hurrah – and a Radio Times cover, of course. This week’s magazine marks Matt’s 13th appearance on the cover as the Doctor, matching the record held by his predecessor, David Tennant. And just in time for the arrival of the 13th Doctor. Neat, eh? And there are plenty more Doctor Who treats in store this week. For those of you who enjoyed our exclusive message from Matt Smith to celebrate the Doctor’s 50th birthday, we’ve got another from the doors of the Tardis plus a sneak peek behind the scenes on our cover shoot.

Download the Blippar app and point your phone at the magazine to unlock all the exclusive content, including a gallery of all 13 of Matt Smith’s Radio Times Doctor Who covers and a complete episode guide to all the 11th Doctor’s adventures

As if that wasn’t enough, we’ve got Matt Smith’s final interview reflecting on his last days as the Time Lord and revealing his Hollywood hipster ambitions. One man who predicts a long and successful career for Smith is Steven Moffat who praises his lead Doctor Who actor – along with his Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch – for their wise career choices.

For more info and to see a preview of the cover visit RadioTimes.com

With Christmas approaching the on-sale date of this issue has been brought forward to tomorrow, Saturday 30 November 2013


Categorised under: General Sci-Fi Magazines, Magazine

71 comments

  • Whovain

    December 10th, 2013 - 2:22am

    cant get in Aus

    Reply
  • #savetheday

    December 6th, 2013 - 9:18pm

    Should have used Christmas outfit from the Snowmne, becuase it is the same as this year.

    Reply
  • bai50ley rob50erts 50

    December 2nd, 2013 - 5:29pm

    🙁

    Reply
  • the astronaut of death

    December 1st, 2013 - 1:12pm

    I want it

    Reply
  • agent1320

    November 30th, 2013 - 7:26pm

    Hopefully they will ditch the power ranger teletubbie daleks and do the slightly better but still not great bronze ones. (To hope for the classic daleks would be too much!!)

    Reply
  • DALEKSKITTLES

    November 30th, 2013 - 7:01pm

    PLEEEEEEASE LET THE NEW DALEKS BE IN IT!!!!

    Reply
  • Mjwho

    November 30th, 2013 - 4:58pm

    When does this come out

    Reply
    • Trenzalore

      November 30th, 2013 - 6:16pm

      It’s out now I believe, saw it in my local Morrisons.

  • Silence Will Still Fall

    November 30th, 2013 - 1:53pm

    1. William Hartnell
    2. Patrick Troughton
    3. Jon Pertwee
    4. Tom Baker
    5. Peter Davison
    6. Colin Baker
    7. Sylvester McCoy
    8. Paul McGann
    9/War Doctor. John Hurt 10. Christopher Eccleston
    11. David Tennant
    12. David Tennant/Meta Crisis Doctor
    13. Matt Smith

    Reply
    • Silence Will Still Fall

      November 30th, 2013 - 2:01pm

      Bit of a dull cover for such an important episode. I would have preferred the bbc’s official promotional image as the cover, much more exciting. I will be sad to see matt leave but am really looking forward to seeing peter capaldi take over.

  • The Surgeon

    November 30th, 2013 - 1:16pm

    Hooray for shiny Daleks! I hope we’ll see the Eternal and Scientist as well!

    Reply
    • The Saviour of Gallifrey

      November 30th, 2013 - 3:44pm

      Why not the supreme?!

    • the astronaut of death

      November 30th, 2013 - 3:46pm

      he might have chose those because we have not seen them since 2010

      all the other new daleks were in AOTD

  • whovian 1

    November 30th, 2013 - 9:11am

    whenes it out today and how long for

    Reply
    • Doctor Stu

      November 30th, 2013 - 1:57pm

      It’s out today but I don’t know for how long.

  • Dalek the Supreme

    November 29th, 2013 - 11:30pm

    Goodbye Matt Smith. You were THE Doctor. Also, I hope we see the New Paradigm Daleks in action in The Time of the Doctor.

    Reply
    • mrewanwatson

      November 30th, 2013 - 8:05am

      Is that the name of the Chrimbo Special?

    • Tom Breese

      November 30th, 2013 - 8:05am

      You hope to see the Paradigm Daleks in The Time of the Doctor!! Really!?!

    • Defender of Trenzalore

      November 30th, 2013 - 9:00am

      They’re great!
      Why not!

    • ParadigmDalek1325

      November 30th, 2013 - 9:38am

      Daleks are Daleks. 😛

    • Dominic Kane

      November 30th, 2013 - 10:07am

      Same here I love them 🙂

    • Clayderman

      November 30th, 2013 - 12:49pm

      I don’t have a great hate for them, I just prefer the 2005 bronze daleks. 😀

    • alex

      November 30th, 2013 - 12:57pm

      Did nobody understand Tom Bakers message? At the end of day of the doctor he said maybe you are me or maybe i am you or perhaps it dose not matter either way. He said to matt. Typing on phone sorry.

    • booboo

      November 30th, 2013 - 3:34pm

      covering all options and leaving it the imagination basically

      It really suggested he was a future version of the Doctor who looked like the 4th Doctor

    • the astronaut of death

      November 30th, 2013 - 3:37pm

      I think Steven could have made tom baker return in a different way an easier way to understand

    • agent1320

      November 30th, 2013 - 5:08pm

      I hate the power ranger daleks…….. I hope they go back to the bronze daleks for the Christmas special.

    • Madmanwithabox

      November 30th, 2013 - 6:40pm

      I absolutely hate the bronze daleks – they are extremely overused. Much prefer the paradigm daleks

    • A New Dalek Paradigm

      November 30th, 2013 - 8:54pm

      I’d love to see the Paradigm used as the main Daleks in Time of the Doctor but I fear if they are included they’ll probably be kept in the back ground like they were in Asylum with the god awful RTD Daleks taking centre stage once again. Still, at least we got to see some of the Paradigm in The Five(ish) Doctors.

    • Pug Drone dalek

      November 30th, 2013 - 11:27pm

      The rtd daleks r 8 years old now its time for the new daleks to take ther rightful place as the DALEKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • Dalek the Supreme

      December 1st, 2013 - 4:59pm

      The Paradigm Daleks are still Daleks, and still underused. We still don’t know what the weapon in their rear hatch is, and we to this day have no idea what the Eternal Dalek does. I’d like to see these mysteries shown, and with the big battle we should expect to see in this year’s Christmas special, it would be the perfect opportunity to solve these mysteries, and show the New Paradigm in proper action for the first time since their debut season.

    • A New Dalek Paradigm

      December 1st, 2013 - 7:40pm

      Well said but since the back lash against them the production team have been running scared so unfortunately I doubt we’ll see the Paradigm do any of the things they’d originally been designed to do. I’ll happily be proved wrong though.

    • Dalek the Supreme

      December 5th, 2013 - 6:19pm

      Ironic how some fans (Not all) of a show that’s about change will shun and reject new changes and ideas.

  • DalekSte

    November 29th, 2013 - 11:29pm

    Wait, Is Capaldi the 12th or 13th? What I mean is will he be known as the 12th even though he is technically the 13th?

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    • Obsie

      November 30th, 2013 - 7:24am

      I have given up trying to work that one out. Taking into consideration The Watcher, The Valeyard and John Hurt I’ve decided that whichever one he is I’m just glad that he’s still around. It also shows that the BBC is still committed to the programme by giving it the Christmas cover. The Doctor is dead, long live The Doctor!

    • DOCTOR WHO ONE

      November 30th, 2013 - 8:28am

      1. William Hartnell
      2. Patrick Troughton
      3. Jon Pertwee
      4. Tom Baker
      5. Peter Davison
      6. Colin Baker
      7. Sylvester McCoy
      8. Paul Mcgann
      9. John Hurt
      10. Christopher Eccleston
      11. David Tennant
      12. Matt Smith
      13. Peter Capaldi

    • Jaketorwho

      November 30th, 2013 - 8:48am

      Hurt is not a numbered doctor so…
      1. William Hartnell
      2. Patrick Troughton
      3. Jon Pertwee
      4. Tom Baker
      5. Peter Davison
      6. Colin Baker
      7. Sylvester McCoy
      8. Paul Mcgann
      War doctor. John Hurt
      9. Christopher Eccleston
      10. David Tennant
      11. Matt Smith
      12. Peter Capaldi
      So capaldi is the 12th doctor but his 13th body!

    • Obsie

      November 30th, 2013 - 9:03am

      “As long as he does the job, he can wear what face he likes”.

    • TomWho

      November 30th, 2013 - 9:42am

      At the end of ‘the day of the Doctor’ we find out that they would forget what happened that day so they would still try and forget about the John Hurt Doctor so I think Capaldi will be 12th but it will be the Doctor’s 13th body

    • Anonymous

      November 30th, 2013 - 11:54am

      In an interview Moffat said “Including the Metacrisis and Hurt, he’s used up all his regenerations”. So its 13th Regeneration 13th Body

  • RoryDarvillPond

    November 29th, 2013 - 11:21pm

    Bye Matt!!

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  • Sebatron

    November 29th, 2013 - 10:51pm

    Goodbye Matt!
    Peter Capaldi has a lot to live up to!

    Reply
    • glasgo

      November 30th, 2013 - 1:09pm

      no he doesn’t. Capaldi will be better than Smith within about five minutes.

    • agent1320

      November 30th, 2013 - 5:10pm

      and obviously your name gives away no obvious bias towards Capaldi 🙂

    • videogamemad00

      November 30th, 2013 - 5:14pm

      Capaldi was better in 2 seconds than Matt was in 3 years.

    • Dalek the Supreme

      December 5th, 2013 - 6:20pm

      Matt Smith impressed me within the first seconds of the 11th Doctor, and by Victory of the Daleks he was my favorite.

    • Inge Seuntjens

      January 17th, 2017 - 7:51pm

      Matt is my favorite doctor followed by david . Wish Matt would come back

  • DrWhoTwins

    November 29th, 2013 - 9:42pm

    Cool cover! Really going to miss you Matt.

    Reply
  • Lisa Frith

    November 29th, 2013 - 9:32pm

    Goodbye Matt don’t forget about about us to soon

    Reply
  • Booboo Jr

    November 29th, 2013 - 9:12pm

    I like it!

    Hopefully the Paradigm Daleks will be in the Christmas Special. For the ‘current’ Daleks, they seen to have been pushed to one side in favour of the Time War Daleks.

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    • ABrooker

      November 29th, 2013 - 10:33pm

      That was on purpose, seeing as they didn’t prove very popular. There’s talk of another Dalek civil war between the new paradigm Daleks and the Bronze Daleks behind the scenes. (much like in the DW experience with the Daleks firing at one another)

    • Defender of Trenzalore

      November 30th, 2013 - 6:25pm

      Hopefully we’ll see this war at some point
      Maybe Davros could return to lead one faction?
      Either way it would be great!
      😀

  • Defender of Trenzalore

    November 29th, 2013 - 9:06pm

    Nice to see the new daleks, maybe they’ll make an appearance in the special!
    🙂

    Reply
    • Pug Drone dalek

      November 29th, 2013 - 10:15pm

      😀 I hope

    • Defender of Trenzalore

      November 29th, 2013 - 10:43pm

      Me and you both!
      😀

    • Dalek the Supreme

      November 29th, 2013 - 11:29pm

      I really hope so…I also hope we see them actually exterminating people. They really haven’t been used to their fullest.

    • Dark Lord

      November 30th, 2013 - 12:26am

      They look so much better, with their revised metallic colour scheme.

  • TheWhomobile

    November 29th, 2013 - 8:56pm

    Great cover but slightly annoying they said the 13th Doctor will be arriving instead of 12th:/

    Reply
    • Shaun

      November 29th, 2013 - 10:20pm

      What about John Hurt??? He’s now counted, isn’t he?

    • iamthefezzer123

      November 29th, 2013 - 10:43pm

      david tennant regenerated twice….in the stolen earth…his hand absorbed it but it does actually count as a regeneration 😀 hope this helps with the confusion

    • TheBritishCupOfTea

      November 29th, 2013 - 11:03pm

      Peter Capaldi is the 13th Doctor, but the 14th incarnation since Tennant regenerated twice.
      That’s if you count John Hurt as the 9th Doctor.
      But he’s officially titled “The War Doctor”, So Peter Capaldi is the 12th Doctor.
      12th Doctor or 13th Doctor, 14th incarnation.

      Blimey.

    • TheWhomobile

      November 30th, 2013 - 7:57am

      I understand all the regenerations but I don’t want them to change the numbering. Hurt didn’t take the Doctor’s name so he doesn’t count and 10 used two regenerations but only counts for one Doctor so he will be the 12th. As much as I liked the special I wish Moffat had left this alone.

    • mrewanwatson

      November 30th, 2013 - 8:10am

      1. William Hartnell
      2. Patrick Troughton
      3. Jon Pertwee
      4. Tom Baker
      5. Peter Davison
      6. Colin Baker
      7. Sylvester McCoy
      8. Paul Mcgann
      9. John Hurt
      10. Christopher Eccleston
      11. David Tennant
      12. Matt Smith
      13. Peter Capaldi

  • King Ninja

    November 29th, 2013 - 8:45pm

    I’m going to be the only one to say this but…great to see some paradigm daleks. Obviously the bronze ones are great, long may they last, but I really liked the new design. I know- I can feel the wrath of a million before I even send this comment!

    Reply
    • Dalek the Supreme

      November 29th, 2013 - 11:30pm

      You get only respect and agreement from me. Respect for having the courage to admit liking them, and agreement because I like them too.

  • Dalek Mika

    November 29th, 2013 - 8:17pm

    cool!

    Reply
  • Handbot10

    November 29th, 2013 - 8:01pm

    Noooooooo, I don’t want you to go matty!

    Reply
  • AlphaOmega

    November 29th, 2013 - 7:57pm

    Just as long as there’s no spoilers *glances at The Sun*

    Reply
    • Obsie

      November 30th, 2013 - 7:30am

      Commit the said newspaper to a black hole, it will give Omega something to read or drive him even more to being round the bend!

    • Obsie

      November 30th, 2013 - 7:38am

      Sorry, I didn’t mean you. I meant Omega, the creator of the quarry blobby aliens, the ones with bad stomach problems.

  • The Saviour of Gallifrey

    November 29th, 2013 - 7:41pm

    Brilliant! I hope they do a limited edition book like with David Tennant’s radio times cover back in 2009.

    Reply
  • Trenzalore

    November 29th, 2013 - 7:35pm

    Love it!

    Reply

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