Tom Spilsbury

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Tom Spilsbury
Born (1976-02-12) 12 February 1976 (age 39)
Swindon, England
Nationality British
Area(s) Writer, Editor
Notable works
Doctor Who Magazine
TV Zone

Tom Spilsbury (born in Swindon, England, in 1976) is a British writer, magazine editor and journalist. A former pupil of Bristol Cathedral School, he is currently the editor of Doctor Who Magazine, having taken over from previous editor Clayton Hickman in August 2007, with Issue 387. He first joined the magazine in 2003, on Issue 330 as deputy editor, and became the first person to clock up 100 consecutive issues on staff with Issue 429 in December 2010. He later became the longest-serving editor of the title, overtaking Hickman in May 2013.

Prior to this, Spilsbury was editor of TV Zone magazine between 2001 and 2003. He has written for and contributed to many publications including the British magazines Starburst, Shivers, Film Review, Ultimate DVD, and Cult Times, and for DWM has interviewed subjects such as Freema Agyeman (Issues 392 and 393), Nicholas Courtney (Issue 402), Graeme Harper (Issues 380 and 392), and Steven Moffat (Issues 417 and 418), amongst others. He also writes the regular Public Image column, which reports on the series' ratings, as well as being co-editor of the magazine's comic strip.

He is also a contributor to BBC Worldwide/2 entertain Ltd's Doctor Who DVD range, appearing as a talking head on the Region 2 DVD releases of The Androids of Tara and The Armageddon Factor in 2007, The Rescue, The Deadly Assassin, The War Games and Enlightenment in 2009, Doctor Who (Doctor Who: The Movie) in 2010, and Inferno in 2013.

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Preceded by
Clayton Hickman
Doctor Who Magazine Editor