❉ First broadcast on this day 40 years ago, there’s so much to celebrate about ‘The Talons of Weng Chiang’!
❉ “It’s Friday, it’s still number one… it’s Top of the Pops!”
❉ Following the sudden death of Brian Pern in a segway mistake, BBC Four is to broadcast a special documentary, dedicated to the musician.
❉ When is a record label not a record label? When it’s BBC Records.
❉ Remembering the trailblazing work of Mary Tyler Moore who died unexpectedly on January 25 at 80 years old.
❉ “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!
❉ 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.
❉ The BBC Christmas tapes make interesting, infuriating, amusing and depressing viewing… But are they any good?