The BBC2 TV series is validating and dispiriting at the same time.
August radio should be like a corkboard, with a few gems pinned here and there. Heck, Don’t Vote for Him is one.
On the pop culture podcast this week: Anthony Horowitz police procedural New Blood, the Absolutely Fabulous movie and the 2005 film Bewitched by Nora Ephron.
“Do you know how hard we work? How little we earn? This city never gives you any chances.”
The BBC's new Joseph Conrad adaptation is wonderful, and more pertinent than I'd expected. Plus: Fleabag reviewed.
Tuesday, and yet another shout-out to listeners who might remember the making of the 1974 film of Swallows and Amazons.
On the pop culture podcast this week: the new Ghostbusters reboot, series four of Netflix original Orange is the New Black and Janet Malcolm’s book about Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes, The Silent Woman.
This feud represents a battle between two very different styles of storytelling.
A BBC production team gave camera phones to people attempting to reach Europe. Exodus: Our Journey to Europe is the result.
From presenting kids’ TV with a badly behaved puppet to serious documentaries, via an all-mouse reggae band.
Listening to Roald Dahl: In His Own Words was like hearing the writer's whole ouvre compressed into one short monologue.