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.

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TV and Radio
20 September 2012
A chat between friends.
TV and Radio
13 September 2012
The Scapegoat; Leaving ITV1 Daphne du Maurier – as weird a writer as I have ever read – published her...
Culture
05 September 2012
Dallas Channel 5 One of my many worries about the return of Dallas (Wednesdays, 9pm) was that its producers would...
TV and Radio
30 August 2012
Good Cop BBC1 The newspapers were all pretty interested in the fact that Murder, a one-off BBC2 crime drama, was...
Culture
23 August 2012
Tom Stoppard's adaptation reviewed.
Culture
15 August 2012
Blackboard jungle
Culture
08 August 2012
My deep love for the Olympics always takes me by surprise: this wasn’t, let me tell you, how it was supposed to...
Culture
26 July 2012
Although I’m not a fan of Downton Abbey, my dislike of it has nothing to do with its subject; it is bad writing...
Culture
18 July 2012
Wallander BBC1 Wallander is on his own again. In the first episode of the new series (Sundays, 9pm), we saw him...
Culture
04 July 2012
When I Get Older BBC1 In a bungalow in rural Suffolk, John Simpson, the grandly titled BBC world affairs editor, is...
Culture
27 June 2012
Veep, Sky Atlantic So, I’ve now watched three episodes of Veep, which is pretty much The Thick of It with an...
Culture
20 June 2012
  True Love BBC1 Someone who doesn’t like me very much recently said to me: “You’re...
Culture
13 June 2012
Last weekend, I flew from Spain to Luton Airport where, as I disembarked the plane, I was struck rather forcefully by...
Culture
06 June 2012
Wincing and blubbing through the TV coverage.
Culture
30 May 2012
Afghanistan: the Great Game: BBC2 It was Kipling who first pushed the phrase “the Great Game” into the...

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