❉ This September BFI will release new definitive editions of two of the most influential comedy sketch shows in TV history.
❉ Once Britain’s biggest star… and then gone. Why?
❉ David L. Snyder discusses his work on such cult classics as Blade Runner, Bill And Ted’s Bogus Adventure, Strange Brew, Demolition Man, Pee-wee’s Big Adventure and much more besides.
❉ John Rain on Dog Man Star, Galton & Simpson, Peter Cook, Twitter and, of course, Smersh Pod.
❉ Darren Dutton is director and co-creator of Big Field, which returns to BBC Three today.
❉ We’re asking, they’re answering. This week: Radio and TV presenter, film buff and all-round top bloke Paul Ross.
❉ The Godfather of British comedy on being Python’s warm-up act, inventing the first gay sitcom and stalking J.B. Priestley.