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.
This week, I return to the Eighties with Stranger Things on Netflix and BBC2’s The 80s With Dominic Sandbrook.
I wonder whether Julien Temple is stitching up Richards in his documentary The Origin of the Species.
The BBC's new Joseph Conrad adaptation is wonderful, and more pertinent than I'd expected. Plus: Fleabag reviewed.
A BBC production team gave camera phones to people attempting to reach Europe. Exodus: Our Journey to Europe is the result.
If the program is full of misplaced nostalgia, I'm still powerless to resist its charms. Plus: Forces of Nature With Brian Cox reviewed.
Mr v Mrs: Call the Mediator is a rather astonishing series - and it's up to the viewer to provide judgement.
Both Channel 4’s Interview with a Murderer and the BBC’s Koko: the Gorilla Who Talks to People exhibit disquieting storytelling methods.
Plus: gently but genuinely funny sitcom Mum.
Top Gear is still aimed at the middle-aged bore who likes to tell you which route they took to X and the traffic on the way to Y. Plus: Versailles.
Is it possible to feel uprooted from a place you've never left? Plus: Going Going Gone: Nick Broomfield’s Disappearing Britain.
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