❉ Could the Beeb have kept BBC Three going and return it to its former glory? We offer an alternative hypothesis…
❉ “Tonight, Matthew, I’m Douglas Adams!” James Goss on novelising ‘The Pirate Planet’…
❉ Newly remastered in HD for this Blu-ray edition, Department S has never looked better!
❉ BBC Two has ordered a fourth series of Inside No. 9 – six more episodes!
❉ A revolutionary piece of television written by and for comedy obsessives first appeared on TV thirty years ago this month.
❉ The anarchic genius of Kenny Everett, on what would have been his 72nd birthday.
❉ We look back on the festive tradition of the BBC’s A Ghost Story for Christmas series, which was revived in 2005.
❉ ‘Crackanory’ returns from Monday 30 January on Dave, previewing exclusively on UKTV Play from Monday 23 January.
❉ A major eight-part drama for BBC One starts on 7 January 2017.
❉ Mark Gatiss on what to expect from the eagerly awaited return of ‘Sherlock’.