Master of the universe
By Antonia Quirke - 08 May 13:00

Even a pop star obsessed by UFOs can turn out to be charming and witty

When two stars collide
By Rachel Cooke - 08 May 13:00

The highbrow <em>South Bank Show</em> is as celebrity-driven as crummy reality TV

Not quite as easy as 1,2,3
By Antonia Quirke - 01 May 13:00

A mind-bending lecture about maths leaves us listeners none the wiser

A sobering experience
By Rachel Cooke - 01 May 13:00

Is this the beginning of the end for tabloid-style TV news? Let's hope so

<strong>Ten O'Clock New

Extraordinary tales of English folk
By Antonia Quirke - 24 April 13:00

Late Junction has the power to move (and snooze) in its trip through Albion

A dangerous experiment
By Rachel Cooke - 24 April 13:00

This appalling documentary was exploitative and irresponsible

<strong>The Doctor Who Hears Voices

Death by "dramedy"
By Rachel Cooke - 17 April 13:00

US series aiming for kooky charm comes across as cloying instead

<strong>Pushing Daisies</strong>

King Arthur comes home
By Celia Quartermain - 14 April 10:16

How a key Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood painting by Edward Burne-Jones ended up on a Caribbean island

Who's the daddy?
By Stephen Armstrong - 10 April 13:00

Donald Sutherland is a veteran Hollywood activist who in the 1970s made anti-Vietnam films with Jane

A message to you, Auntie
By Daniel Trilling - 10 April 13:00

The BBC's celebration of 2 Tone is something of an opportunity missed

No laughing matter
By Rachel Cooke - 10 April 13:00

Great acting aside, this series on the lives of comedians has been a let-down

<strong>Frankie How

International front
By Rahul Verma - 10 April 13:00

The term "world music" has finally become redundant in 2008

It's good to be back
By Rachel Cooke - 03 April 13:00

The former hostage makes a moving return to the scene of his kidnap

<strong>Brian Keenan: Back to

Leaving the ghetto
By Patrick French - 03 April 13:00

Short of money and short of food, V S Naipaul found his early life as a writer in Fifties London har

All shapes and sizes
By Annalisa Barbieri - 03 April 13:00

High-street designers could learn a lot from the world of film.

Journey to the promised land
By Antonia Quirke - 03 April 13:00

Martin Luther King is laid bare, neuroses and all, in an honest account of his death

Man of a thousand voices
By Antonia Quirke - 27 March 12:00

Kenneth Branagh makes up for his lack of soul with some verbal gymnastics

Too cute for comfort
By Rachel Cooke - 27 March 12:00

This adaptation was just as sentimental and patronising as the original novel

<strong>The No 1 La

Characters you can care about
By Rachel Cooke - 19 March 12:00

The sentimental but kind and loving sitcom returns for a second series

<strong>Gavin and Stacey</

The horror, the horror
By Antonia Quirke - 19 March 12:00

<strong>Trust Me, I'm a (Junior) Doctor</strong>

Max Pemberton <em>Hodder & Stoughton, 298pp, £12

A day to remember
By Daniel Trilling - 19 March 12:00

Peter Ackroyd is behind a series of supernatural events on London's streets

Code name: Fancypants
By Antonia Quirke - 13 March 12:00

The eccentric story of the FBI provides fertile ground for a documentary series

A national embarrassment
By Rachel Cooke - 13 March 12:00

Never mind the food, Delia Smith's on-screen manner is hard to stomach

<strong>Delia</strong> BBC

Echoes of Enoch Powell
By Martin O'Neill - 10 March 11:04

Rivers of Blood, multiculturalism and the BBC - Martin O'Neill on a film that's part of the BBC's Wh

The late, late show
By Jude Rogers - 06 March 12:00

Alan Partridge-type naffness aside, night-time has great treats to offer

Broadcaster on the rocks
By Rachel Cooke - 06 March 12:00

ITV's fortunes will continue to slide if it keeps producing drama this awful

<strong>Rock Rivals

Hideously middle-class
By Lynsey Hanley - 06 March 12:00

The BBC's White Season equates working-class culture with racism and the BNP, and exposes unsavoury

Glenn Hoddle's mullet
By Ashley Pharoah - 06 March 12:00

At the <em>Ashes to Ashes</em> story conference we talk about 1982, the Falklands and the IRA bomb i

Uneasy listening
By Lynsey Hanley - 28 February 12:00

6 Music wants to attract more women, but laddish braying won't do it

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