Radio with pictures
By Andrew Billen - 21 July 13:00

Television - Andrew Billen is impressed by a wised-up, self-confidently intellectual history of the

Licence to thrill
By Annette Morreau - 21 July 13:00

With the current emphasis on "sexing up" classical music to seduce a new and youthful audience, the

From Saturday-night poetry to Big Brother
By Zsuzsanna Clark - 21 July 13:00

From Saturday-night poetry to <em>Big Brother</em>

So, is this information or entertainment?
By David Cox - 21 July 13:00

Just as our hospitals cut waiting lists by selecting easily treatable patients, TV channels hit curr

The great survivor
By Anthony Howard - 14 July 13:00

The Fun Factory: a life in the BBC

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A rough search for forgiveness
By Andrew Billen - 14 July 13:00

Television - Andrew Billen on Brian Sewell's sexually charged series about God and art

The truth about political journalists
By Paul Routledge - 14 July 13:00

The charge against the BBC's Andrew Gilligan is that he based a story on a single source. Yet report

Diary - Kevin Marsh
By Kevin Marsh - 14 July 13:00

At the Today studio, faxes pour in from Mr Hoon and Mr Bradshaw. Mr Bradshaw's are very long, and no

In Shakespeare's footsteps
By Andrew Billen - 07 July 13:00

Television - Andrew Billen on a search for the Bard that fails to convey any insights into his work

Watching brief - Amanda Platell gets within 20 feet of Alastair
By Amanda Platell - 07 July 13:00

Alastair Campbell, while facing MPs, carried a pin to push into his hand when he felt he might lose

Politics - John Kampfner finds defiance at the BBC
By John Kampfner - 07 July 13:00

Downing Street appears to be arguing that, if it denies a particular story, then the BBC should not

Sport - Jason Cowley meets Tuffers, a parody of himself
By Jason Cowley - 30 June 13:00

Tuffers has become a prisoner of his newly found, thin-spun celebrity

Morwenna's friends
By Andrew Billen - 30 June 13:00

Television - Andrew Billen hails BBC3's revival of that forgotten TV art form, the single play

It ain't half hot, Mum
By Andrew Billen - 23 June 13:00

Television - Andrew Billen on why a "landmark" documentary about the Iraq war loses its way

The euro made simple
By Andrew Billen - 16 June 13:00

Television - Andrew Billen would rather be governed by Evan Davis than Tony Blair

Not the Ten O'Clock News
By Zoe Williams - 09 June 13:00

Television - Zoe Williams is dismayed to find prejudice and triviality in a documentary about al-Jaz

Everyone's a winner
By Sam Brenton - 09 June 13:00

As Big Brother returns to our screens, the gimmicks of reality TV are being used to revive public in

Sing it again, Klinghoffer
By Andrew Billen - 02 June 13:00

Television - Andrew Billen thinks television should be brave and show more opera

Hold the front page
By Andrew Billen - 26 May 13:00

Television - Andrew Billen watches a tense "political" drama about hacks from central casting

Troubles on the road ahead
By Andrew Billen - 19 May 13:00

Television - Andrew Billen on a scarily plausible "documentary" that foresees transport chaos

The business - Patrick Hosking asks Gerry Robinson to be gentle
By Patrick Hosking - 19 May 13:00

Gerry Robinson's last act at Granada was to get £1.3bn of new capital from investors. They have now

Tell John Humphrys first
By Andrew Sparrow - 19 May 13:00

MPs should encourage ministers to make policy announcements on <em>Today</em>

The beauty of betraying England
By Andrew Billen - 12 May 13:00

Television - Andrew Billen on punts, parks and patriotism

Day trippers
By Zoe Williams - 12 May 13:00

The new teletubbies - Zoe Williams on why cult children's TV programmes have lost their magic

Watching brief - Amanda Platell on Tony Blair's birthday treats
By Amanda Platell - 12 May 13:00

The Prime Minister gets a few birthday treats thanks to a fab photographer, a loyal lackey and a new

I'm a politician, get me in there
By Tom Allen - 12 May 13:00

Observations on reality TV

In sickness and in wealth
By Andrew Billen - 05 May 13:00

Television - Andrew Billen commends a brave documentary on the injustices of drug companies

Don't let Murdoch have his way
By Staff blogger - 05 May 13:00

One of the great challenges for governments in the 21st century will be to contain the power of global corporations.

It takes one to know one
By Andrew Billen - 28 April 13:00

Television - Andrew Billen sees genius in Alan Yentob's documentary about Leonardo da Vinci

Homeric epic
By Zoe Williams - 21 April 13:00

Anniversary - Zoe Williams ponders the deeper meanings and significance of <em>The Simpsons</em>