The Paradise: Are you being absurd?
By Rachel Cooke - 27 September 8:21

Rachel Cooke is not sold on a shop drama’s shoddy script and creaking set.

Alan Yentob and Salman Rushdie
Imagine: the Fatwa – Salman's Story – review
By Rachel Cooke - 20 September 7:14

Interviews should never be between friends.

Chris Moyles
The Chris Moyles Show - review
By Antonia Quirke - 20 September 6:52

A winning combination of arrogance and slur.

Singing Keynes' praises
By Philip Booth - 18 September 16:42

Philip Booth reviews "Masters of Money".

A rich new season of television drama
By Rachel Cooke - 13 September 11:17

Rachel Cooke relishes a tale of mistaken identity.

The Last Night of the Proms
The Proms on the radio - review
By Antonia Quirke - 13 September 11:09

Antonia Quirke finds the music strangely hard to hear in the Albert Hall.

BBC Broadcasting House in 1930
Word Games: Corpse
By Sophie Elmhirst - 13 September 10:30

Radio 4 newsreader Charlotte Green is past-master of the art of on air giggling.

Girls is much more than a Brooklyn hipster version of Sex and the City
By Laura Miller - 06 September 6:11

Authenticity, not glamour, is the calling card of Lena Dunham’s Girls.

Larry Hagman attends the launch party for Channel 5's Dallas
Dallas - review
By Rachel Cooke - 05 September 13:44

The revival of Dallas makes Rachel Cooke nostalgic for the 1980s.

A pistol-shot frown and crosspatch sneer on Woman's Hour
By Antonia Quirke - 05 September 13:32

Don’t judge the mistress, whoever she may be.

John Williams at 80 - review
By Antonia Quirke - 30 August 9:18

The composer finds elegant ways to say very little at all.

Good Cop - review
By Rachel Cooke - 30 August 9:02

New ideas in TV drama are thin on the ground.

Sergeant Pepper pots
By Alwyn W Turner - 29 August 14:21

Alwyn W Turner on the cultural meaning of the Daleks.

Peter Capaldi as Malcolm Tucker in the new series of The Thick of It
First glimpse of series 4 of "The Thick of It"
By Caroline Crampton - 28 August 20:49

"She's going to kick her own head in. Which will be easy for her, as she does yoga."

New Statesman
Your Starter for Ten: 50 Years of University Challenge - review
By Antonia Quirke - 23 August 11:35

A hymn to the ultimate quiz show is a nostalgia fest for Antonia Quirke.

Parade's End: smitten by Benedict Cumberbatch's amazing mouth
By Rachel Cooke - 23 August 11:22

Rachel Cooke reviews Tom Stoppard's adaptation of the novels by Ford Madox Ford.

How Hattie and Marti led the way
By Helen Lewis - 15 August 15:05

Why don't women feature more prominently in recent histories of comedy?

Archive on 4 - review
By Antonia Quirke - 15 August 14:48

Antonia Quirke is enthralled by the story of the making of Richard Burton.

Bad Education - review
By Rachel Cooke - 15 August 14:42

A school sitcom that is bound to annoy the po-faced.

The Smart Dumb Blonde - review
By Antonia Quirke - 08 August 16:50

A portrait of Marilyn is a celebration of the American voice.

The Olympics on BBC1 - review
By Rachel Cooke - 08 August 16:04

Rachel Cooke loves the TV coverage of the Games (one presenter excepted).

New Statesman
Doctor Who: Watch the new trailer here
By Alex Hern - 02 August 7:30

Amy, Rory, River and the Doctor return in the autumn

NBC cuts London bombings tribute because it is "not tailored to a US audience"
By Alex Hern - 30 July 9:23

Network airs interview with Michael Phelps instead

New Statesman
The Aristocracy on TV - review
By Rachel Cooke - 26 July 10:33

Although I’m not a fan of Downton Abbey, my dislike of it has nothing to do with its subject; it is bad writing that I despise, not the intoxicating scrunch of vintage wheels on sweeping gravel.

The News, BBC World Service - review
By Antonia Quirke - 18 July 17:37

The final broadcast from splendid Bush House.

Wallander - review
By Rachel Cooke - 18 July 17:32

The Killing murdered the Scandi detective drama.

Parminder Nagra: “Los Angeles oozing Indian culture? No way”
By Alice Gribbin - 18 July 15:15

The actress talks to Alice Gribbin about ER, East London and planning for the future.

Fifty Shades of Grey
Book club - review
By Antonia Quirke - 11 July 14:59

Expressionless E L James is bemused by talk of sexting, writes Antonia Quirke.

George who?
By David Herman - 06 July 10:42

Did the BBC really need another safe pair of hands as director general?

Fictional newsrooms have always been more glamorous than the reality
By Steve Baxter - 06 July 8:50

Sorkin's The Newsroom isn't alone in sexing up the day-to-day grind of journalism on screen.