Rachel Cooke trained as a reporter on The Sunday Times. She is now a writer at The Observer. In the 2006 British Press Awards, she was named Interviewer of the Year.
In essence, the show is just Dexter meets Desperate Housewives: think shiny kitchens splattered with industrial quantities of ketchup. Plus: The Great British Skinny Dip.
Good Morning Britain has become one of the most mortally embarrassing shows on television. Plus: The Moorside .
I wasn't expecting BBC2's pottery competition to make me so emotional, but it did. Plus: Francis Bacon: a Brush With Violence.
Between the series' utterly unconvincing quickie in the House of Commons broom cupboard and Donald Trump's inauguration footage, it's been an unedifying week for this critic.
Clean Eating – the Dirty Truth reveals the dodgy science behind the restrictive eating trend.
Hospital, filmed inside St. Mary's hospital, makes you feel intensely proud of the NHS, but furious at its structural problems. Plus: Taboo .
Sometimes a deerstalker is just a deerstalker. Plus: why The Halcyon fails.
Stuck on what to watch over Christmas? Our critic rounds up her picks of the year.
Avoid the hassle of taking a highlighter to the Radio Times – plan your viewing now with my guide to the best Christmas television.
I usually have an aversion to actors pretending to be police officers in this kind of scenario, but Lawful Killing: Mark Duggan was done with surprising care and nuance.
Across the political spectrum, the New Statesman introduces you to the personalities who shape our world. Where else would you find Jeremy Corbyn, Tony Blair and Theresa May in the same place?