Now, lie down on this couch
By Andrew Billen - 09 April 13:00

Thought-provoking drama from an unlikely source

<strong>Dr Freud Will See You Now Mr Hitler</stron

Private moments on display
By Rachel Cooke - 09 April 13:00

Celebrity therapy sessions may be entertaining, but are a shabby enterprise

<strong>Shrink Rap</st

All work and no play
By Rachel Cooke - 02 April 13:00

John Simm shines as Vincent Van Gogh in an otherwise dull dramatisation

<strong>The Yellow House</

Magic for grown-ups
By Andrew Billen - 02 April 13:00

Superior storytelling brings some old favourites to life

<strong>More From the Magic Roundabout</s

I'm a quitter not a fighter
By Ben Davies - 30 March 18:04

Carol Thatcher, Mormons and other stories...

Not Guido judgement...
By Owen Walker - 30 March 13:19

Guido Fawkes comes unstuck, the portable nature of a Home Office divided and what Mr Miliband plans

Reader, it's unfeasible
By Rachel Cooke - 26 March 13:00

Star casting and chasing after ratings neuter a complex Jane Austen story

<strong>Mansfield Park</

They're out to get you
By Rachel Cooke - 19 March 12:00

An intriguing, if paranoid, series probes the loss of our democracy

<strong>The Trap: whatever hap

Rough justice
By Stephen Armstrong - 19 March 12:00

The US military has accused the television series 24 of promoting torture. The programme's star, Kie

The last dilemma
By Oliver Postgate - 16 March 12:37

The Clangers creator highlights humankind's crucial choice

The death of impartiality?
By Shak - 14 March 11:56

Where next for British political broadcasting?

Big Brother, Mayor Berry and atheism
By Ben Davies - 12 March 16:57

How a New Statesman blogger will go head-to-head with Ken Livingstone, Simon Munnery muses about fiv

Babble is the enemy of all good radio
By Rachel Cooke - 12 March 12:00

Never mind emails and phone-ins - we need good hosts

Making a good impression
By Lynsey Hanley - 12 March 12:00

Meet the big, floppy child who defends liberal America from the ranting right

<strong>Storyville -

Podgy, breathless and ready for a heart attack
By Rachel Cooke - 05 March 12:00

Roger Black's show about children's fitness is shaming

They've never had it so good
By Andrew Billen - 05 March 12:00

Maxine Peake brings an unexpected sweetness to John Prescott's adultery

<strong>Confessions of a D

Breathing life into dead poets
By Andrew Billen - 26 February 12:00

Melvyn Bragg may deprive ITV of its reputation as the stupid channel

<strong>The South Bank Show</

A tour around an enormous ego
By Rachel Cooke - 26 February 12:00

Malcolm McLaren went to LA - but found only himself

Reading the Rajars
By Rachel Cooke - 19 February 12:00

Theakston is up, and The Archers is down. What can it mean?

Let's do the time warp again
By Andrew Billen - 19 February 12:00

A genre-hopping drama on ITV is a throwback to a more childish age

<strong>Primeval</strong> ITV1

Nothing ventured, nothing gained
By Andrew Billen - 12 February 12:00

Two documentaries show it's important to choose your subject carefully

<strong>Louis Theroux: Gam

Enough airy-fairy mysticism
By Rachel Cooke - 12 February 12:00

Issues surrounding childbirth should be tackled practically

How Party Animals went down
By Martin Bright - 06 February 11:54

A new TV series about life in Westminster has hit the airwaves prompting much comment in the blogosp

The Thunderer brings you Paul McKenna
By Rachel Cooke - 05 February 12:00

Newspaper podcasts still vary from boring to ridiculous

Twenty-four-hour party people
By Andrew Billen - 05 February 12:00

These young, horny, coke-snorting politicians seem fresh and real

<strong>Party Animals</strong>

The game show goes on
By Stephen Armstrong - 29 January 12:00

"Participation TV" has taken over the world's airwaves, with cheap game shows racking up profits fro

Jade Goody learned her trade in London
By Darcus Howe - 29 January 12:00

How Jade's behaviour happens every day in every part of Britain - so there's no point in blaming Cha

The show goes on for Elaine Paige
By Rachel Cooke - 29 January 12:00

Why has the arch-witterer survived Radio 2's revamp?

Teenage dreams, so hard to meet
By Andrew Billen - 29 January 12:00

Channel 4's latest attempt to shock patronises its younger audience

<strong>Skins</strong> E4

Elvis and Armageddon
By Rachel Cooke - 22 January 12:00

George Galloway is far from gorgeous as a presenter