❉ The Black Archive’s twenty-fourth release makes for a thorough and far-reaching thesis that cannot fail to impress.
❉ An appreciation of the six segments that make up Doctor Who’s first season ‘arc’, broadcast Autumn 1978.
❉ London’s Rude Audio present ‘To The Half Moon’ single off coming ‘Rude Redux’ EP.
❉ Simply Media are releasing three films from BBC’s Play for Today series on DVD, showcasing some of the best British actors and writers: Our Day Out, The Imitation Game and The Fishing Party.
❉ At eight hour long episodes, this is a slow burner of a serial and needs commitment to reach to the end but it is worth sticking at.
❉ Samantha Veal looks back on the enduring musical legacy of the man who defined the sound of BBC Light Entertainment.
❉ Chris Orton looks back on the BBC detective drama set in and around Tyneside, written by Ian La Frenais and starring Jimmy Nail.
❉ An appreciation of Vic and Bob’s glorious folly, a sustained three-hour story made by the kings of non-sequitur comedy.
❉ 36 years before Twitch’s Dr Who marathon, BBC2’s 1982 monster-mash repeat-fest was a rare treat!
❉ A long-overdue DVD release of the beloved 1990s Childrens BBC TV series.