❉ Star of Rita, Sue and Bob Too and Happy Valley announces his debut novel.
❉ A victim of timing as much as of its own flaws, Scream of the Shalka remains a fascinating glimpse into an alternative vision for Doctor Who.
❉ Will Brooker looks at the continuity of Bowie’s work through the prism of his recurrent themes.
❉ Bloomsbury’s 33 1/3 series tells the story behind one of the ultimate cult albums of the 20th century.
❉ The definitive study of the many spin-offs produced during Doctor Who’s so-called Wilderness Years.
❉ The raven-haired heroine is brought back to life and flipped into a modern sci-fi world in this reader-friendly, well designed and appealing comic.
❉ Jenny Shirt reviews a poetry-fest of pure Who that’s a welcome addition to any collector’s book shelf.
❉ When is a record label not a record label? When it’s BBC Records.
❉We chat with bestselling novelist Jenny Colgan on Quick Reads, Doctor Who, her literary influences, the ‘chick lit’ label and why writers’ block is “bollocks”.
❉ A poignant memoir by the much-loved and much-missed singer and songwriter, who passed away in February 2016.