Admittedly, Life in Squares is a pretty high-class kind of soap opera - but it's still about who is sleeping with who.
What do J P Morgan, Sigmund Freud and Kim Kardashian all have in common with E L Doctorow? A hazy relationship between fact and fiction, that's what.
McGovern’s microphone sagged. “I just had my feeling about this particular planet go down a notch.” “The Beige Planet,” piped up her co-presenter, Lawrence Pollard.
Yes, Melvyn Bragg is charming, handsome, luxuriantly haired, articulate, a quick study. But there is something questing about him, too – and it is this that made him such a fine interviewee.
Better to give the viewer a quiet moment to absorb such horror than to attempt to underline it with one’s own feelings.
“I think a popular movement might arise from this to take action and lead to new politics!” thrilled a guest on Athens International Radio.
“The exercise of making radio matters,” said a caller. “It’s a symbol of resistance.”
Is it a legitimate left-liberal position not to want any more cuts, yet still to feel that some people take the piss? Or does that make me Andy Burnham?
The Rihanna video is a prime exhibit in what J G Ballard called modern society’s Atrocity Exhibition.
The man behind television's most masterful political operator reveals the inspiration for his story, gives advice to the PM on the powers of persuasion, and recalls his own real-life political dramas.
The new documentary What’s Happened, Miss Simone makes an interesting point about the power of women singers using swear words.
Norman Lamb MP recently critisized the lack of queer representation in the hit children's TV show. But how would it work in practice?
I wondered if there had ever been a lover. Had her parents been kind? When she cared for her ailing father, who had dominated whom?
“Sandra Bullock is quite simply the world’s most successful actress,” he informed Sandra Bullock.
This programme and I have a history.
The host of BBC Radio 4’s News Quiz is stepping down after nine years to go into politics. Caroline Crampton was there at her last recording.
The Gehry worshippers were like fashion editors at a Prada show, only minus the clothes, handbags and hair.
McGowan's performance demonstrates the combination of eccentricity and intimidation that allowed Savile first to lure his victims and then to disguise his abuse of them.
TFI Friday was quite nasty at its edges: it gave off a strong whiff of bullying and low-level belligerence. The male graduate population of north London seemed not to notice this.
BBC Radio 4's Natural Histories.
The sudden death in the last scene of Monday's Game of Thrones was a cliffhanger, nothing more.
I loved Birthday, but the bloggers were mostly unable to see beyond personal experience in the matter of art.
It's the quickest shortcut to gravitas. T S Eliot has been stolen by actors, like burglars with the crown jewels.
She’s a feminist comedian who doesn’t shy away from ridiculing women. She reaches millions of viewers on the internet without breaking a sweat. Oh, and she’s just really, really funny.
First Ministerial Funnies.
I would love to have been in the meeting when Mellor pitched this version of her drama.
Caroll Spinney has been playing Sesame Street's star for 46 years. I Am Big Bird shows the man behind the feathery mask.
The programme slowed palpably to accept the age-old information that people who create beauty aren’t always good and frequently don’t even come close.