❉ The Doctor, Steven and Sara find themselves caught between the Space Security Service and the Sontarans. Verdict? “It doesn’t get better than this!”
❉ Doctor Who spin-off Counter-Measures returns for a new series, channelling the vibe of fast-paced ITC spy dramas.
❉ Big Finish delivers the goods with an epic tale of two Doctors.
❉ We look back on the festive tradition of the BBC’s A Ghost Story for Christmas series, which was revived in 2005.
❉ The BBC Christmas tapes make interesting, infuriating, amusing and depressing viewing… But are they any good?
❉ What happened to the mini-episode of Monty Python’s Flying Circus scheduled for Christmas Day 1969?
❉ ‘Crackanory’ returns from Monday 30 January on Dave, previewing exclusively on UKTV Play from Monday 23 January.
❉ Sam Michael plays showrunner.
❉ Mark Gatiss on what to expect from the eagerly awaited return of ‘Sherlock’.
❉ Mark F. Cain’s Quatermass compendium is free from 20 to 24 December 2016 as part of a festive promotion.