Netflix's new show draws on an established traditon of bringing together disparate characters.
From chip shop sing-songs to life after death.
On the pop culture podcast this week: extraordinary one-take film Victoria, BBC drama Undercover and mobile game Monument Valley.
The strength of this show is that it uses ordinary people to create a microcosm that reveals the cracks and strains in our society.
Perry's slot was the funniest, and saddest, thing - with one beautiful ray of light.
Julia Davis's superbly twisted writing has created a gem. Plus: Scott & Bailey reviewed.
As the star of trashy but impossible-to-ignore The Word, Christian has almost become a symbol of the 1990s. Now, he says, he'd fire himself if he was his own boss.
On the pop culture podcast this week: BBC drama The A Word, the first novel in Barbara Mertz’ Amelia Peabody series and crime drama Luther.
From BBC Three’s Thirteen and the Oscar-winning Room to the The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and 10 Cloverfield Lane, British and American pop culture has been gripped by the kidnap narrative.
We can’t blame him. We can’t even blame the BBC. We can only blame ourselves.
Undercover is a pleasingly intriguing addition to the BBC's line-up. Plus: Workers or Shirkers? reviewed.