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.
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.
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.
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