Doctor Who: The Five Doctors art offered as jigsaw

Artist Andrew Skilleter has created a jigsaw based on his Radio Times-commissioned Doctor Who art to promote The Five Doctors, first published back in 1983.

The Five Doctors Radio Times Cover 1983 - Jigsaw by Andrew Skilleter

Back then, the Radio Times had a circulation of over three million and cost just 28p, but as now, Doctor Who was staple part of the magazine’s most engaging features – so I’d imagine that a cover to mark the show’s twentieth anniversary was never much in doubt.

The Five Doctors Radio Times Cover 1983 is available for the first time ever as a large size limited edition 1000 piece Jigsaw. Presented in a strong shrink wrapped full colour box, each is accompanied by an A4 full colour signed souvenir containing rare images and information relating to the art and the Radio Times cover.

Published by and only available directly from, the artist, the jigsaw – which will be produced in small quantities, due to high production costs – is available to pre-order now, with delivery expected in late June

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The founder of downthetubes, John works as a comics editor, writer, as Creative Consultant on the Dan Dare audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing for over 30 years, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood for digital comic 100% Biodegradable.



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