❉ Four new adventures featuring the Fifth Doctor and Turlough, from writers Paul Magrs, Eddie Robson, Chris Chapman and Ian Potter. Verdict? “A superior release”
❉ 1990 BBC adaptation of Victorian children’s novel ‘Little Sir Nicholas’, co-written by and featuring Julian Fellowes, arrives on DVD.
❉ The War Doctor series, starring John Hurt and Jacqueline Pearce, is back… And so are the Sontarans!
❉ Pixies are back – again! – with a new album, ‘Head Carrier’. “Is it any good? No. It’s great.”
❉ Hell’s angels, frogs and Beryl Reid! A gang of bikers come back from the dead, and proceed to wreak havoc in suburban supermarkets.
❉ We continue with our reviews of the latest series of ‘American Horror Story’: ‘Roanoke’.
❉ Blane Traynor offers an intimate appraisal of Grace Slick’s first fully fledged solo album, Dreams.
❉ Rob Morris reviews Dusty Springfield’s PSB-enhanced 80s comeback album, given a luxurious reissue treatment by Cherry Red.
❉ Nick Campbell revisits Alan Garner’s first novel.