❉ What is it about The Invasion that makes it a quintessential Doctor Who? Derrick Sherwin’s influence on the series cannot be underestimated, writes Michael Seely.
❉ Unravelling the genesis of David Bowie’s Space Oddity, released on this day in 1969.
❉ The eagerly anticipated Blu-ray release of Doctor Who’s Season 12 was publicised with a screening of ‘Genesis of the Daleks’ at the BFI Southbank.
❉ Roll up, roll up for the annual parade of newly recovered archive TV treats.
❉ Myth-busting the ‘feud’ between the recently departed composer and the legendary TV director.
❉ Fifty years ago today, SF series ‘Out of the Unknown’ returned with The Machine Stops – “one of the most cult things ever shown on mainstream TV.”