It is Ace!! And all about Ace!! Former Seventh Doctor companion SOPHIE ALDRED who portrayed Ace, the street-wise teen from Perivale with a fondess for explosives (Nitro 9) and hitting Daleks with a baseball bat, remembers her time on the program.
In the interview she discusses the problems she, Sylvester McCoy and then producer John Nathan Turner had to face with the BBC who wanted to put the series out to pasture. Her thoughts on how her character would interact with current companion Amy Pond and a pleasant surprise of what former new series showrunner Russell T. Davies and current showrunner Steven Moffatt’s think of Ace.
Also in this issue, THE TIME TEAM looks back at the Tenth Doctor episode SCHOOL REUNION which saw the return of Elisabeth Slade as Sarah Jane Smith and K9. Gareth Roberts novelization of Douglas Adams unmade Fourth Doctor story SHADA is reviewed. Plus the final chapter of the current action-packed comic strip story THE CHAINS OF OLYMPUS featuring the Eleventh Doctor and the Ponds. Interview with Mark Sheppard who appeared in the two parter The Impossible Astronaut and Day of the Moon as Secret Service Agent Canton Deleware. And reviews of the latest Christmas Special THE DOCTOR THE WIDOW AND THE WARDROBE, Fifth Doctor audio Lost Story THE CHILDREN OF SETH, the first of the Fourth Doctor audio adventure DESTINATION: NERVA and Sixth Doctor audio THE CURSE OF DAVROS which introduces his new companion Flip. Who actually made her audio debut in the Sixth Doctor audio THE CRIMES OF THOMAS BREWSTER.