Radio - Zoe Williams
By Zoe Williams - 22 May 13:00

I felt I had discovered the comic dervishes responsible for Down the Line. How wrong I was

Radio - Decca Aitkenhead
By Decca Aitkenhead - 15 May 13:00

The BBC often fails to provide context for world news. <em>Faultlines</em> is an elegant solution

Golden balls
By Andrew Billen - 15 May 13:00

A tale of bung culture exposes the Premiership's seamy side

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Take the Monet
By Andrew Billen - 08 May 13:00

Television - A tale of French artists proves less a forgery than a try-on, writes Andrew Billen

Radio - Rachel Cooke
By Rachel Cooke - 08 May 13:00

A new Radio 4 phone-in fills me with dread. The only thought it provokes is: what's on television?

Stealing the show
By Andrew Billen - 01 May 13:00

Television - A special episode proves guest stars should be kept in check

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Radio - Rachel Cooke
By Rachel Cooke - 01 May 13:00

Now that we know how much BBC DJs earn, my crabbiness as a listener is spectacular to behold

Goodbye telly, hello boredom
By Alice O'Keeffe - 24 April 13:00

Observations on TV-Turnoff Week by <strong>Alice O'Keeffe</strong>

Luck's a lady
By Andrew Billen - 24 April 13:00

Television - A tale of 18th-century feminine wiles proves gripping viewing, writes Andrew Billen

Radio - Rachel Cooke
By Rachel Cooke - 24 April 13:00

For years people have been saying Radio 2 is the new Radio 1. Now I have started to believe it

Radio - Rachel Cooke
By Rachel Cooke - 17 April 13:00

Some things in life are bigger than all of us. One of these things is Meat Loaf

Voice of America's left
By F Brinley Bruton - 17 April 13:00

Right-wing shock jocks have dominated talk radio in the US for years. Not any more

Poisonous gas
By Dennis Potter - 17 April 13:00

<strong>Taken from the <em>New Statesman</em> archive, 28 May 1976.</strong>

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All in a lather
By Andrew Billen - 17 April 13:00

Television - The feel-good age meets retribution in a slick new soap, writes Andrew Billen

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Capitol ills
By Andrew Billen - 10 April 13:00

Television - A motherly president paints democracy in nursery shades, writes Andrew Billen

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Radio - Rachel Cooke
By Rachel Cooke - 10 April 13:00

I think of Radio 4 as a kind of club – but I don't much like some of the other members

Radio - Rachel Cooke
By Rachel Cooke - 03 April 13:00

Sandi Toksvig to present <em>The News Quiz</em>? Oh dear – the wrong voice can ruin everything

East end spice
By Andrew Billen - 03 April 13:00

Television - Tales of immigrant adversity prove a little too heart-warming, writes Andrew Billen

Radio - Rachel Cooke
By Rachel Cooke - 27 March 13:00

The very word "relevant", the BBC's favourite fairy dust, is starting to annoy me

Red or dead
By Andrew Billen - 27 March 13:00

Television - Tales of post-perestroika chaos make tragicomic viewing, writes Andrew Billen

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Radio - Rachel Cooke
By Rachel Cooke - 20 March 12:00

I'm with Matthew Norman on Libby Purves: the tone of Midweek doesn't half grate

No joke
By Andrew Billen - 20 March 12:00

Television - A morbid biopic does Kenneth Williams little justice, writesAndrew Billen

Fantabul

Camping it up
By Andrew Billen - 13 March 12:00

Television - A scrupulous documentary fails to bring X-Ray to life, writes Andrew Billen

The Ro

Radio - Rachel Cooke
By Rachel Cooke - 13 March 12:00

You don't have to be a Christian - or a Tory - to take comfort in "I Vow to Thee, My Country", wirte

Reality but no reconciliation
By Beatrix Campbell - 13 March 12:00

Observations on truth

Andrew Billen - Purple haze
By Andrew Billen - 06 March 12:00

Television - A tale of 1970s corruption is an exercise in confused nostalgia, writes Andrew Billen

Radio - Rachel Cooke
By Rachel Cooke - 06 March 12:00

Radio 3 rows are particularly delicious - like dons arguing in the common room

The media column - Decca Aitkenhead
By Decca Aitkenhead - 06 March 12:00

The philosophy of interactive news reached its nadir on ITV1: we had a lengthy submission from a vie

Andrew Billen - Workers from hell
By Andrew Billen - 27 February 12:00

Television - A portrait of real-life office torpor rings many bells, writes Andrew Billen

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Radio - Rachel Cooke
By Rachel Cooke - 27 February 12:00

The editor of You and Yours wrote asking me why I so despise his show. Here's my reply

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