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.
The Young Pope stars Jude Law as a pious yet sensuous pontiff. Even so, I didn't expect it to matter to me whether or not the character believes.
Whenever Anthony Hopkins appears, you’re only five seconds away from another lame aphorism. Plus: Divorce.
From Gaycation to Balls Deep, the new channel is plucky, funny and brilliantly informative.
What did anyone expect Savile to tell the documentary maker in 2000? And why would 75 minutes broadcast now un-muddy the waters?
Five more episodes to go, after which its “feminist” writer (his word, not mine), Allan Cubitt, should pull the plug on it at last. Plus: Damned.
The story of a disgraced light entertainer, written with a light touch by Jack Thorne, is the most challenging thing on British television these days.
Now that Ross and Demelza are man and wife, the lush surroundings start to look like window dressing.
It's wonderful to watch a drama with no police stations or dead bodies. Plus: Motherland reviewed.
Queen Victoria is given the bodice-ripping treatment in ITV's new drama, but it's not as fluffy as Downton – yet.
Channel 4’s Secrets of a Police Marksman shows us the world through the eyes of master shooter Tony Long.
From Trump to Brexit, the world is changing fast - and we need intelligent, incisive journalism more than ever.
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