❉ As Jeff Wayne’s phenomenally successful musical epic celebrates its 40th anniversary, we chat with its creator.
❉ John Rain on Dog Man Star, Galton & Simpson, Peter Cook, Twitter and, of course, Smersh Pod.
❉ Decades is a shameless embrace of the full glory of what the concept album can do.
❉ Nicholas Pegg talks Decades, Doctor Who and David Bowie.
❉ Joseph Viney looks at the insane response to reality that is Philip K. Dick’s ‘VALIS’.