BBC Radio 4 Extra's documentary about the coffin train which ran from Waterloo to Brookwood Cemetary makes for sombre theatre, writes Antonia Quirke.
It has cult hit written all over it, but something this arty drama just doesn't sit right, says Rachel Cooke.
The response to the announcement that the Doctor would yet again be played by a straight, white man is just about settling down.
Channel 4's Benefits Britain 1949 asked modern benefits claimants to live under conditions from 1949 - the reason being, what exactly?
The beginning of the end for Walter White, and Breaking Bad, is here.
The breakout star of Netflix's Orange is the New Black is a trans woman raised by a single mother in Alabama. She talks race, gender and politics with Paris Lees.
Everyone still needs a place to think.
Fisherman's Blues on TalkSport: Keeping it reel.
Come on Tony Hall! Trim a few salaries from the likes of Jeremy Clarkson and you'll be a hero: it's that simple.
One of the joys of <em>Doctor Who</em> is that the actor isn’t limited by their human characteristics - Capaldi won’t have to play the Doctor as a 55-year-old man, because, you know, he isn’t.
The name revealed on a special BBC1 announcement programme.
The BBC's Meeting Myself Coming Back this week features the novelist Martin Amis, who remembers his days as Literary Editor at the New Statesman and explains why he had to leave.
Howzat! Kerry Packer's War and Horizon: the Truth About Personality.
Alien life, Conservative campaigning and hating on music festivals.
A swift jog through past the TV shows that laid the bedrock for the programmes we're enjoying today.
You know when you've been Tango'd.
The show's garnered praise for Idris Elba's performance, but really its most important character is London.
Who knows the city better than a night bus driver?
A bit of number-crunching reveals on average in 2013, only two of the five panellists on <em>Question Time</em> were women. It's time for the BBC to be bold.
The programme took a good three hours to tell us why commercial space travel has been nothing but a disappointment.
Why Am I Still Single and Eye Spy is my evidence for this.
Who knows, Bim Adewunmi might even give the next series Big Brother a go.
Antonia Quirke's take on the stand-in presenter for <em>Jarvis Cocker’s Sunday Service</em> on BBC 6 Music.
Where are the lantern jaws and bowl haircuts, the suppurating pustules and the decaying teeth? Where is the dirt?
While there are those who will tell you that <em>Pet Sounds</em> is one of the most influential records of all time, the Beach Boys could be proper tedious.
A zombie thriller and a crime drama that ask you to suspend your disbelief.
The BBC's new Sunday night drama set in the Wars of the Roses might not quite tick all historical boxes, but it's likely to become required Sunday night viewing.
Will Self's "Madness of Crowds" column.
The response to Nestlé featuring a mixed race family in an advert for Cheerios shows that the medium is still deeply conservative.