❉ Birthed in the wake of punk, Grange Hill spanned three full decades.
❉ Writer, biographer, novelist, broadcaster on her heroes, influences, inspirations, career and cult faves.
❉ Geek chat with Simon Guerrier.
❉ The life of one of British TV’s greatest directors.
❉ One of the best Doctor Who stories of all time gets a retro re-release.
❉ Taboo is a timely reminder of the violent, ambivalent and amoral origins of globalisation, writes Andrea Major.
❉ The Silver Archive will cast an eye over the very best of genre television.
❉ We’re asking, they’re answering. This week: Radio and TV presenter, film buff and all-round top bloke Paul Ross.
❉ This week, Matthew Sweet on eating macaroons with Olivia de Havilland and being insulted by Tom Baker.
❉ Kadokawa’s adaptation of the the second episode of Sherlock preserves its BBC feel while adding a manga pacing to it.