❉ With Harry Enfield and Chums’ recent arrival on Netflix, this largely-forgotten gem is perfectly timed for those wishing to rediscover more of his output.
❉ Essential viewing for anyone with an interest in that decade of Hollywood Babylon when boobs were big, voices were squeaky, women were objects and brains were avulsed by tractor trailers.
❉ An intriguing blend of folk horror and documentary, featuring an original score by Adrian Utley of Portishead and Goldfrapp’s Will Gregory.
❉ Iain MacLeod reviews a weekend of essential entertainment looking at the most revolutionary sitcom ever made.
❉ What is the truth behind Hollywood legend Jayne Mansfield’s death?
❉ Michael Palin: A Life on Screen will be co-produced by BAFTA Productions and Whizz Kid Entertainment.
❉ An intimate portrait of collage artist Lance Letscher.
❉ “It’s not even ambition, it’s total obsession with being a star”
❉ Victoria Wood’s dinnerladies diaries serves up a nostalgic treat on Gold.
❉ Often copied, never equalled – the legacy of ‘2001’ in the centenary year of Arthur C. Clarke, who died on this day in 2008.