Twenty years ago, a new sitcom was described as “not very entertaining, clever, or original”. But Friends went on to shape the way we live now.
In its use of political satire, from non-deviating Daleks to the Master infiltrating British politics, Doctor Who always been astute and often very funny.
J speaks to two trans actors in the UK, and asks if the landscape of acting and casting is becoming, slowly, more inclusive to trans people.
In the same way that complete strangers can bond instantly over the latest football news, Doctor Who gives geeks an easy solution to awkward silences in conversation.
Sky’s Stuart Murphy explains why the broadcaster has introduced targets to combat the absence of real change in BAME representation.
For a country that prides itself on its multiculturalism, our television is shockingly unrepresentative of what the UK is really like.
This US cable drama about William Masters and Virginia Johnson, the American sex researchers who pioneered physiological study of human sexuality, just keeps getting better and better.
The UK is ready to see far more people on TV who do not conform to the able-bodied ideal of what people on TV should look like.
The Iron Bank of Game of Thrones embodies aspects of real-world institutions like the IMF, wielding its own form of power and backing those it feels support its interests.
In mainstream culture, white, straight, middle-class women don’t get to speak about their experience without having it universalised and made meaningless in the process - but black women, poor women and queer women usually don’t get to speak about their experiences at all