❉ It’s the return of our occasional series Cult Q&A. This week: New York Times bestselling author Una McCormack.
❉ It feels like only yesterday that Obverse Books launched The Black Archive. How fitting that this particular story is celebrated in volume 20, a milestone for the range.
❉ 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.
❉ This new one-act play by Mark Griffiths, takes a look at a moment in Douglas Adams’ career when he was in complete creative deadlock.
❉ Marco Polo is the one story from the very first season of Doctor Who for which no footage exists at all, so how can we know what it was really like?
❉ Top picks of big-screen Bond brought to book. Now, pay attention 007!
❉ The monthly comic’s ability to carry on with new stories for decade after decade is a fascinating case study in how ongoing narratives work.
❉ The latest of Obverse Books’ Black Archive series thunders along with the same pace as the episode upon which it is based.
❉ The first novels on the BBC Books list to feature the Thirteenth Doctor, as played by Jodie Whittaker, and her friends Yasmin, Ryan and Graham..