❉ The Godfather of British comedy on being Python’s warm-up act, inventing the first gay sitcom and stalking J.B. Priestley.
❉ We’re asking, they’re answering. This week: She’s been from Benidorm to Shetland and she plays a mean game of pool…
❉ We’re asking, they’re answering: This week, Jason Hazeley, one of the minds behind ‘Screenwipe’ and ‘Ladybird Books For Grown-Ups’.
❉ Springsteen impersonations, Vance Packard, and Angie Bowie’s coke dealer… It’s the story of ‘Absolute Beginners’!
❉ David Bowie had more than one ‘Laughing Gnome’ up his sleeve. Meet the relatives…
❉ A classic David Bowie interview with John Mendelssohn, from Rolling Stone, 1 April 1971.
❉ Writer Andrew Hickey is updating his definitive guide to the Monkees’ music – but he needs your support!
❉ We’re asking, they’re answering. This week: Cavan Scott (Doctor Who, Star Wars, Vikings, Adventure Time).
❉ An appreciation of the underground star who “forever changed male sexuality on screen”, who turned 68 on December 31, 2016.
❉ Time-travelling criminal voodoo cult, Faction Paradox return in ‘Weapons Grade Snake Oil’. We chat with its author Blair Bidmead.