On the pop culture podcast this week: hotly-tipped Oscar favourite Moonlight, the Norwegian teen drama Skam and Mel Brooks’ Young Frankenstein.
The candidates have to smell what sells. And it’s mainly cheap tat.
On the pop culture podcast this week we discuss Aziz Ansari’s new show Master of None, the film adaptation of Colm Tóibín’s Brooklyn and the 2005 film Transamerica.
The villian of The Archers is so hated he even makes the announcer sound tense. But what will happen when leaves. . .?
Right now, a lot of BBC drama feels like it was written by numbers. London Spy is different. ITV's Downton, sadly not.
The candidates have to do some weeding and put up shelves.
On the pop culture podcast this week we discuss historical TV sensation Outlander, otherworldly podcast Welcome to Night Vale and Chris Kraus’ epistolary novel I Love Dick.
The New Statesman podcast.
From the Beatles arriving home from America to Damien Hirst’s tedious old shark, Sandbrook's buttock-clenching documentary disappointed. Plus: The Dresser.
Unusually, the hype was bettered by the experience as technical prowess brought the sounds of The Stone Tape eerily close.
The candidates have to cobble together a children’s book – but they’d better not be too clever about it.
Across the political spectrum, the New Statesman introduces you to the personalities who shape our world. Where else would you find Jeremy Corbyn, Tony Blair and Theresa May in the same place?