❉ Best known as Clegg in Last of the Summer Wine and the voice of Wallace, Sallis enjoyed a surprisingly diverse career.
❉ This week, Matthew Sweet on eating macaroons with Olivia de Havilland and being insulted by Tom Baker.
❉ Ben Aaronovitch’s hit novel series, Rivers of London, soon to be a TV show, is every bit as worthy of hoovering up as a comic series.
❉ A collection of eight vintage strips featuring Steed and Mrs Peel, originally published in ‘Diana for Girls’ 50 years ago.
❉ Doctor Who spin-off Counter-Measures returns for a new series, channelling the vibe of fast-paced ITC spy dramas.
❉ This year’s annual celebration of recovered archive television entertained across the board. Though possibly not if you’re a boa constrictor.
❉ We chat with George Mann about books, comics, films, Susan Cooper, Kate Bush, writing, and new book ‘The Whoniverse’.
❉ Art & Hue presents The Avengers, a collection of stylish pop art prints inspired by the cult 1960s British TV show.
❉ A missing episode from the first season of ‘The Avengers’ has been located, and will be shown in public next month for the first time in 55 years.