❉ “If you squint, you could almost convince yourself that you’re watching a Fawlty Towers prequel.”
❉ Nicholas Pegg talks Decades, Doctor Who and David Bowie.
❉ BBC sitcom by Graham Chapman and Barry Cryer makes DVD debut.
❉ I say, it’s Captain Hastings! Hugh Fraser on Poirot, Rainbow, Edge of Darkness, Malice and more.
❉ 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.