❉ John Rain on Dog Man Star, Galton & Simpson, Peter Cook, Twitter and, of course, Smersh Pod.
❉ Darren Dutton is director and co-creator of Big Field, which returns to BBC Three today.
❉ We’re asking, they’re answering. This week: Radio and TV presenter, film buff and all-round top bloke Paul Ross.
❉ The Godfather of British comedy on being Python’s warm-up act, inventing the first gay sitcom and stalking J.B. Priestley.