❉ The Skids, Scotland’s finest New Wave export, are resoundingly back.
❉ Fast, punchy songs, catchy hooks, it’s all here.
❉ Paul Cornell plumbs the depths of magic and despair in Chalk, a brutal exploration of bullying in Thatcher’s England.
❉ “It’s Friday, it’s still number one… it’s Top of the Pops!”
❉ ‘The Last Five Years’ to air on the night before what would have been Bowie’s 70th birthday, Beeb comp for 13 January.
❉ Saturday morning TV legends on their career, comedy influences and cult heroes. But do they do duvets?
❉ A fascinating look at life inside the film and television industry for enthusiasts of classic film and TV.
❉ Scraping beneath the surface of the career-spanning anthology of Sheffield’s finest.
❉ Teenage revolution or star-studded sham? Cherry Red’s comprehensive round-up of teen glam band Hello’s complete works reviewed.
❉ 1996; the year Sam Michael got “my Doctor” and when he met the man himself.