Hospital, filmed inside St. Mary's hospital, makes you feel intensely proud of the NHS, but furious at its structural problems. Plus: Taboo .
Orson Welles: One-Man Band by Simon Callow shows how Welles was an often chaotic yet masterful film-maker in his middle age.
Our friends and contributors choose their favourite reading of 2015.
I wonder if they still are, wonder why, / While barely knowing a blue tit from a bullfinch, / I’m so stuck on old military hardware.
The Hunger Games is inspiring a generation to rise up, but in the knowledge that true revolutions don’t start until the killing stops.
The US videogame company Valve is trying to control even more of the PC gaming market.
The strange case of the Female Music Paralysis.
The poet had a tangled relationship with the erotic, once remarking that however intimate a love poem may be, it is meant to be overheard.
To Ronnie Scott’s in Soho for the opening of the London Jazz Festival and the launch of a new “BBC Music Jazz” pop-up station.
Orion: the Man Who Would Be King tells the story of Jimmy Ellis – and how his act ended. Plus: The Great Pottery Throw Down.
Love is a relationship examined through sex, with an emotional intimacy that would be disastrous in pornography.
From Trump to Brexit, the world is changing fast - and we need intelligent, incisive journalism more than ever.
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