❉ The New Year’s Day Special was fast, furious, funny, epic and a bit soppy, writes Robert Fairclough.
❉ What new is there to say about the Eighth Doctor’s debut? Nick Mellish parties like it’s 1999… or 1996…
❉ Young Free and Coupled: Events, Scenarios, and Social Commentary from a Busy Young Couple.
❉ Liz Buckley on the rich, thoughtful new album from Stuffies Miles and Erica.
❉ Jodie Whittaker as the first female Doctor? There’s absolutely nothing to worry about.
❉ Comedian Sam Michael’s take on the upcoming General Election.
❉ This week, Matthew Sweet on eating macaroons with Olivia de Havilland and being insulted by Tom Baker.
❉ “A short, sharp bracing racket, in the lineage of the Gang of Four school of post-punk.”
❉ Take yourself back to a time before Fake News, Trump, Brexit, Revenge Porn and Take Me Out: A time of NuRave, hot indie girls, Emo and house parties.
❉ We review the ‘Devices’ trilogy, a unique urban fantasy political thriller by City of the Saved creator, Philip Purser-Hallard.