❉ Chris Orton looks back on the BBC detective drama set in and around Tyneside, written by Ian La Frenais and starring Jimmy Nail.
❉ Jon Arnold on the not-so-jolly green giant’s TV movie trilogy, the first small steps towards a Marvel cinematic universe.
❉ A visually arresting lost adaptation of the cult TV series by Marvel legends Kirby and Kane.
❉ An appreciation of Vic and Bob’s glorious folly, a sustained three-hour story made by the kings of non-sequitur comedy.
❉ 36 years before Twitch’s Dr Who marathon, BBC2’s 1982 monster-mash repeat-fest was a rare treat!
❉ Much archive joy arrives on iPlayer, including Nuts In May, The War Game and Quatermass & The Pit.
❉ The full story about revealing Jodie Whittaker as the Thirteenth Doctor, and the latest comic-strip anthology!
❉ BBC Books announce the first official book to accompany the new series of Doctor Who– an illustrated collection of stories about the women of Doctor Who.
❉ Two-disc special edition DVD in celebration of its 40th Anniversary – available now for pre-order from Amazon!
❉ Obverse Books have done it again with this release: classy, intelligent, easy to read, thought-provoking and a bit of a thrill.