❉ Why the surreal and satirical ‘80s TV drama is a dystopian vision of the now.
❉ Paul Abbott revisits the gentleman detective, best known for Peter Davison’s TV portrayal.
❉ An appreciation of writer Eric Chappell’s classic sitcoms, which brought familiar tales of thwarted aspiration to the nation’s living rooms.
❉ Revisiting Peter Davison’s last season as Doctor Who, which debuted on this day in 1984.
❉ 36 years before Twitch’s Dr Who marathon, BBC2’s 1982 monster-mash repeat-fest was a rare treat!
❉ The past month’s dispatches from Big Finish, including the return of Jenny, and the latest Sixth Doctor adventure.
❉ Well written, finely acted and just downright entertaining, this is a story that needed telling, writes Ian McCann.
❉ Roll up, roll up for the annual parade of newly recovered archive TV treats.
❉ The annual showcase of rediscovered archive television promises some bumper treats, writes Rob Fairclough.
❉ Eddie Robson cracks open Season 21 and inserts a Gallifreyan ‘Yes, Minister’ mini-season of stories!