❉ Writer Paul Matts praises the Pretenders’ late, great “ragged lieutenant”.
❉ Why was Jerry Dammers such a significant figure in the punk and new wave movement?
❉ Robert Fairclough & Mike Kenwood on the unveiling of Russell T Davies’ Years and Years and other TV tales!
❉ This detour down Glam’s back alleys has more should-have-been hits than perhaps any other box set.
❉ In this digital TV age, where choice is supposedly everywhere, why is old TV so hard to find? Steve O’Brien investigates.
❉ The Jam had it all and walked away at their peak. Lucky for us that they did!
❉ Oh, no, not him – Bowie’s first alter ego never lost control, writes Ken Shinn.
❉ Revisiting Peter Davison’s last season as Doctor Who, which debuted on this day in 1984.
❉ This anarchic show pushed the barriers of television as far as they could go – in the best possible taste.
❉ A sonic biography of both the band and the man. Honestly, you won’t spend a better 60 quid this year.