The actor says over-representation of the privately educated at the top of acting is nothing to worry about – and his many, many privately educated peers agree.
This year’s winner of The X Factor is a 20-something white male: brown of eye, square of jaw, and vague of stubble. Sound familiar?
When a book on quantum gravity came on air, it sounded like a brief return to something that has declined so much over our lifetimes – knowledge as part of a function of a media flow.
I usually have an aversion to actors pretending to be police officers in this kind of scenario, but Lawful Killing: Mark Duggan was done with surprising care and nuance.
An advert that encourages us to hope for “more” in our relationship with our European neighbours.
It is 20 years since the original radio series of Goodness Gracious Me aired. Over two decades, the UK media portrayal of Asians hasn’t used its success to evolve.
With a £289m investment and 11 new language services, the BBC's planned expansion reminds us why the World Service matters.
I try to imagine the meeting where they decided to commission the series. “Hey, what about if we bring the guy to a whole new generation?”
“Since when do we answer the door, please?”
On the pop culture podcast this week: the eagerly-awaited Gilmore Girls revival on Netflix, new graphic novel memoir Saving Grace and the 1938 film Bringing Up Baby.
The film director dabbles in advertising yet again, showing that his signature quirk can sell products as well as seduce audiences.
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