❉ 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.
❉ Afro-funk pioneers’ complete President recordings, collected for the first time!
❉ We’re asking, they’re answering. This week: Broadcaster and Geek Queen Samira Ahmed on Wonder Woman, David Bowie, the BFi and more.
❉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”.
❉ Cult band begin a deluxe reissue campaign to release their long out-of-print back catalogue!
❉ “Tonight, Matthew, I’m Douglas Adams!” James Goss on novelising ‘The Pirate Planet’…
❉ Our end-of-term report on ‘Class’, the ‘Doctor Who’ spinoff that receives its first DVD and Blu-Ray release today.
❉ With retro comedy-horror ‘Inside No.9’s recent Christmas special still fresh in our minds, we look back at its antecedents…
❉ David Bowie had more than one ‘Laughing Gnome’ up his sleeve. Meet the relatives…