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Doctor Who
• Meet the monster makers! To conclude our trilogy of articles on the BBC’s Visual Effects department, we present eight pages of unseen photos and interviews on the Tom Baker era, and detail the creation of, amongst others, his Doctor’s robotic companion K-9!

Beastmaster Daniel Goddard Beastmaster
• Meet the new lord of the jungle when we chat to Beastmaster Daniel Goddard, and ask whether those are two ferrets in his pouch or is he just pleased to see us?

Roswell High's William SadlerRoswell High
• "I didn't want to turn out to be the stereotypical villain" Cult tv veteran William Sadler on his arresting, developing role as Sherif Valenti, and his patented jeans of tightness

Earth Final Conflict's Robert LeeshockEarth: Final Conflict
• "It was like being a football player and finally being passed the ball". Robert Leeshock - no longer the new kid on the block - on the new and exciting directions of Season Three

Urban Gothic
• The new face of British Horror takes time out from walking around a morgue to talk to us about this shocking new Channel 5 show

Roughnecks 2525
• Jeff Kline is responsible for some of the hit cartoons of the last couple of years. Here, he talks about Roughnecks, the continuing adventures of the Starship Troopers, and his new project Big Guy and Rusty

The Others
• Self-confessed ‘dumpy’ actor John Billingsley chats about the ghosts, lost souls he takes charge of, not to mention the spirits…

  • PLUS!
    Reviews • Merciless and cutting, we set our rabid reviewers on the latest tv and related merchandise of this month.... The latest books, including two highly-rated Doctor Who novels; videos including the latest Simpsons compilation, and 15 episode reviews from the current seasons of Stargate SG-1, LEXX, Randall & Hopkirk, Angel and Buffy
  • Our acclaimed news (Headlines available) and events in and around the TV Zone! We take a sneak peek at CBS’s new show Falcone, showing the dangerous double life of an FBI agent in this issue’s Primetime!
  • Memory Alpha answers more of your posed queries about Cult tv of the past and present. This month, Time-travelling crooner James Darren and the new New Robin Hood!
  • In this month’s letters pages - more fun and frolics in the TV Zone postroom, as someone finally wins the Time travel competition
  • Fantasy Flashback to the classic BBC Play for Today The Flipside of Dominick Hide, a temporal tale of love

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