Reviewed: A History of Syria with Dan Snow
By Rachel Cooke - 21 March 10:06

In the air tonight.

Henry Purcell.
Reviewed: Baroque Spring
By Antonia Quirke - 21 March 8:23

Death by chocolate.

Kristen Bell as Veronica Mars.
Never mind Veronica Mars – let’s kickstart Dawson's Creek onto the silver screen
By Bim Adewunmi - 14 March 17:18

A plea to fans to fund a project turning cancelled TV show Veronica Mars into a movie raised $2.5m in 48 hours. While this could very well be the future of how we consume television, Bim Adewunmi isn’t sure why fans, rather than studios, should bear all t

Reviewed: After Saddam by Radio 4
By Antonia Quirke - 14 March 12:22

Water water everywhere.

New Statesman
Reviewed: Broadchurch and Mayday
By Rachel Cooke - 14 March 12:16

Sexy beast.

Reviewed: Sky Blues Interactive
By Antonia Quirke - 07 March 8:21

Stuck in the Midlands with you.

Reviewed: Heading Out; Food, Glorious Food
By Rachel Cooke - 07 March 8:11

The great British rip-off.

What does “The Year of Making Love” teach us about relationships?
By Bim Adewunmi - 28 February 16:00

Answer: probably nothing. But there's a deeper point - is going on telly what it takes to find love these days?

Actress Lynn Redgrave with Richard Briers in 1970
Living the good life with Richard Briers
By Neil Clark - 28 February 8:17

We weren't just watching it on television in the 1970s - we were living it, too.

The cast and crew during a shoot for Downton Abbey
Horlicks for Chummy: Britain’s romance with cosy TV nostalgia
By David Herman - 27 February 11:49

Why is our home-grown drama so fixated on the past?

VanCamp's revenge-fuelled portrayal of Emily Thorne is fantastic.
Not just a pretty face: Revenge is pure, unadulterated telly gold
By Bim Adewunmi - 21 February 16:32

There is nothing better than a show about a beautiful woman on a single-minded killing spree to warm up a cold Monday night.

Reviewed: Lyrical Journey on Radio 4
By Antonia Quirke - 21 February 8:28

The sunshine boys.

Kevin Spacey in House of Cards.
Reviewed: House of Cards on Netflix
By Rachel Cooke - 21 February 8:15

Capitol Punishment.

Reviewed: Stephen Poliakoff's Dancing on the Edge
By Rachel Cooke - 14 February 9:24

All that jazz. . . again.

BBC2 axe The Hour; (mild) outrage ensues
By Caroline Crampton - 12 February 14:46

Abi Morgan's newsroom drama will not be returning for a third series.

Poultry sums
By Antonia Quirke - 07 February 10:10

Your World: What If . . . Chicken Conquers the World - review.

Reviewed: The Joy of Essex with Jonathan Meades
By Rachel Cooke - 07 February 9:54

Escape from orange county.

Why is there so much nudity in "Girls"?
By Philip Maughan - 03 February 10:24

Warning: contains mild spoilers.

New Statesman
Laboured and creaky - a comedy to miss
By Rachel Cooke - 31 January 8:40

Bob Servant Independent - review.

New Statesman
Owl be back
By Antonia Quirke - 31 January 7:43

This week's radio review.

Ricky Gervais as Derek.
Ricky Gervais: “Derek is the kindest, most compassionate character I’ve ever written”
By Nicky Clark - 30 January 17:34

Nicky Clark talks to Ricky Gervais about his new series.

Smooth Radio - review
By Antonia Quirke - 24 January 10:05

Antonia Quirke listens to "Double Top 20".

Something nasty in the Wodehouse
By Rachel Cooke - 24 January 9:59

"Blandings" and "Utopia" reviewed.

Nothing makes me want to break fingers more than a dud television show
By Nicholas Lezard - 24 January 8:30

Nicholas Lezard's "Down and Out" column.

Meredith and Cristina in Grey's Anatomy
"She's my person": what are the best female friendships on TV?
By Bim Adewunmi - 17 January 11:46

From Buffy and Willow to Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, relationships between women are no longer depicted only as bloodletting exercises in one-upmanship.

Borgen: It's spoiling for a killing
By Rachel Cooke - 17 January 8:30

Is anyone genuinely gripped by Borgen?