How did Sacha Dhawan become the Master? The latest issue of Doctor Who Magazine has all the details with an in-depth interview with the latest incarnation of the Doctor’s nemesis.
Doctor Who Magazine #548 is on sale now.
Doctor Who Magazine had a long chat with Sacha Dhawan, finding out how he became this very new Master of malevolence… You can read an extract from the interview here:
“I looked online at a few little things, just the history and the bare facts. I thought, ‘What’s going to be useful for me for this season?’ I didn’t want to overload myself because you kind of end up hindering the performance. I didn’t really look at any previous performances either.
I watched a little bit of John Simm and then I just stopped it. It’s an amazing performance but my tendency is I’ll end up mimicking that and I didn’t want to. I wanted to put my own stamp on it. I felt that was quite a big risk because I wasn’t sure if they were going to like it. But I just thought, ‘If I know exactly why I’m doing what I’m doing, if I can understand the decisions behind this character’s actions and behaviour, then I can run with that.’"
You can read the full story in the new issue of Doctor Who Magazine (#548).
The latest issue of Doctor Who Magazine (#548) has a choice of collectable covers, one featuring Sacha Dhawan and one featuring Jodie Whittaker. The issue also includes:
Doctor Who Magazine #548 is on sale now, priced at £5.99.