❉ Paul Magrs takes an affectionate look back at the Doctor Who annuals of the 1960s, ’70s and ’80s.
❉ Si Hart revisits (ahem) the mature, melancholy winter of ABBA’s discontent.
❉ Ben Baker returns with another collection of witty essays.
❉ Double trouble from Nicholas Lyndhurst, and a Who’s Who of Who.
❉ A tribute to Paul Darrow, who sadly died this week.
❉ Despite its languid pacing (even for 1989), many elements of this BBC fantasy drama stand up beautifully.
❉ An appreciation of the six segments that make up Doctor Who’s first season ‘arc’, broadcast Autumn 1978.
❉ In conversation with Suede guitarist Richard Oakes & producer/vocalist Sean McGhee aka Artmagic, on their new album.
❉ Greg Healey takes a look at how some children’s TV favourites from the fifties and sixties reflected the times they were made in.
❉ Ben Baker returns with another love letter to the programmes, presenters and spin-off shows that he’s fallen for down the years.