❉ Greg Healey takes a look at how some children’s TV favourites from the fifties and sixties reflected the times they were made in.
❉ DVD release on 26 March 2018. Soundtrack by John Grant, Goldfrapp and Hercules & Love Affair.
❉ Ange Chan chats with Mark Truman of Bristol-based synthpop band Sinestar about their new album.
❉ “We are so chuffed and excited to be given the chance to re-invent the Big Night Out so long after it all began. We shall make it as joyous and surprising as it was all those years ago.”
❉ “It’s not even ambition, it’s total obsession with being a star”
❉ “It’s Friday, it’s still number one… it’s Top of the Pops!”
❉ Following the sudden death of Brian Pern in a segway mistake, BBC Four is to broadcast a special documentary, dedicated to the musician.
❉ Could the Beeb have kept BBC Three going and return it to its former glory? We offer an alternative hypothesis…
❉ Calling all Numanoids! BBC Four to screen documentary on electronica legend this Friday.