❉ Our verdict on the recent Netflix series: Don’t look away, it’s a joy to watch, from start to finish.
❉ 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.
❉ First broadcast on this day 40 years ago, there’s so much to celebrate about ‘The Talons of Weng Chiang’!
❉ Take yourself back to a time before Fake News, Trump, Brexit, Revenge Porn and Take Me Out: A time of NuRave, hot indie girls, Emo and house parties.
❉ Jeremy Brett’s interpretation of Sherlock Holmes is seen by many as the definitive portrayal of the great detective.
❉ Why Buffy the Vampire Slayer’s 2001 masterpiece is the greatest screen musical of the 21st Century so far.
❉ We’re asking, they’re answering. This week: Broadcaster and Geek Queen Samira Ahmed on Wonder Woman, David Bowie, the BFi and more.
❉ As Capaldi prepares to exit the TARDIS, spare a thought for the Doctors that could have been.
❉ Jenny Shirt reviews a poetry-fest of pure Who that’s a welcome addition to any collector’s book shelf.