❉ This month sees the 25th anniversary of Freddie Mercury’s death, as we review the latest biography of the iconic showman.
❉ Lyndsy Spence’s biography of socialite and sexual libertine Doris Delevingne, great aunt of Cara.
❉ We review Simon Matthews’ magical history tour of Swinging Sixties British cinema.
❉ A lucid biography of 1930s film star Carole Lombard details her extraordinary life and tragic death.
❉ Think you know the man who was the Fifth Doctor? Peter Davison’s witty and candid autobiography may surprise you.
❉ The first biography of socialite Doris Delevingne, great aunt of Cara, coming soon from The History Press.
❉ Eddie Robson has updated and republished his guide to film noir.
❉ The centenary of Margaret Lockwood, one of Britain’s most successful film stars, is marked with an in-depth biography.
❉ Obverse Books’ Black Archive series puts another Doctor Who serial under the microscope: This time, 1982’s ‘Black Orchid’.
❉ Candy Jar Books have reprinted Philip Martin’s novelisation of the classic gritty 1970s British drama, ‘Gangsters’.