BBC TWO announces a new landmark film, David Bowie: The Last Five Years to air in January 2017
❉ 50 years to the day since Doctor Who’s first regeneration, we look at how Kit Pedler helped make television history.
❉ We continue our ‘found footage’ retrospective with BBC TV’s infamous Halloween spooktacular, Ghostwatch!
❉ On 16 October, the British Museum held a special event devoted to the Folk Horror Revival – the first event of its kind.
❉ Candy Jar Books have reprinted Philip Martin’s novelisation of the classic gritty 1970s British drama, ‘Gangsters’.
❉ The surviving episodes of Spike Milligan’s Q5, Q6, and Q7 on DVD for the first time.
❉ Andrew Davies’ retelling of the classic tale of the knights of the Round Table comes to DVD for the very first time in the UK.
❉ Obverse Books announce the first indepth study of the late Victoria Wood’s popular BBC sitcom, ‘dinnerladies’.
❉ Here’s an assessment of the promotion of ‘Class’ to date, camouflaged as commute-friendly churnalism. Number 7 will make you burst!
❉ Fifty years ago today, the Cyberman appeared for the first time on TV screens. Here, we uncover the story of their creator.