❉ Colin Morgan stars in a full-cast audio dramatisation of H. G. Wells’ seminal sci-fi epic The War of the Worlds.
❉ Obverse Books have done it again with this release: classy, intelligent, easy to read, thought-provoking and a bit of a thrill.
❉ O’Connell writes with wit and repartee on the influence of “George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, a shark, two motherships, some gremlins, ghostbusters and a man of steel”.
❉ Kara Dennison visits Galopin galaxies in Peel and Skilleter’s first Doctor Omega novel.
❉ Dowie may have left stand-up behind but his bone-dry sense of humour certainly hasn’t abandoned him, writes Andy Murray.
❉ Ben Baker returns with another love letter to the programmes, presenters and spin-off shows that he’s fallen for down the years.
❉ Marco Polo is the one story from the very first season of Doctor Who for which no footage exists at all, so how can we know what it was really like?
❉ The latest of Obverse Books’ Black Archive series thunders along with the same pace as the episode upon which it is based.
❉ The first novels on the BBC Books list to feature the Thirteenth Doctor, as played by Jodie Whittaker, and her friends Yasmin, Ryan and Graham..
❉ “This is a book from academia that whilst high on political theory is written in a thoroughly accessible manner”, writes Paul Driscoll.