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Tuesday, 29 April 2008 - Reported by Marcus

David Tennant and the cast of the latest Doctor Who adventure discuss the war-loving, potato-headed, baddies in the latest issue of Doctor Who Magazine.

"Sontarans are great," beams David, while sitting on a deck chair, and watching a troop of Sontarans march across the Doctor Who set. "I think that's partly because they come from a very specific world. That back story gives them a great context. Robert Holmes didn’t just create a race, back in the 1970s: he created a world that they came from. Even if you never saw that planet, you understood why they did what they did."

Also this issue:

  • An exclusive interview with Georgia Moffett on what it’s like being the Doctor’s Daughter.
  • Previews of the next four episodes of Series Four - The Doctor’s Daughter, The Unicorn and the Wasp and Silence in the Library and Forest of the Dead – featuring new and previously unpublished photos!
  • Russell T Davies reveals all about Partners in Crime’s top secret scene in Production Notes.
  • There’s a crisis in the Caribbean as Donna makes her comic strip début in Part One of The Widow’s Curse.
  • DWM visits Rome and reveals the true story of how a disaster was created, in an exclusive report on the making of The Fires of Pompeii – featuring interviews with actor Francois Pandolfo and writer James Moran.
  • Rose returns? Missing planets?! Vanishing bees?!? What can it all mean? We look at the clues.
  • What are Ood, but a reflection of ourselves? Find out as we go behind-the-scenes on the Ood-sphere and talk to the cast and crew of Planet of the Ood, including Keith Temple, Tim McInnerny, Paul Kasey and Adrian Rawlins.
  • Actress Louise Jameson tells what it was really like to work with Tom Baker in Doctor Who.
  • The Time Team discover if Karfel is really as awful as its reputation, as they watch Timelash.

PLUS all the latest news, exclusive photos, reviews, previews, competitions and even more!

Doctor Who Magazine is out on Thursday 1 May 2008 across the United Kingdom.