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.
Undercover is a pleasingly intriguing addition to the BBC's line-up. Plus: Workers or Shirkers? reviewed.
Maigret Sets a Trap and The A Word reviewed.
Plus: why the ending of Happy Valley left me bereft.
Though my loathing for Downton borders on the pathological, I am keen on Trollope - but while Doctor Thorne is not bad, it's not great, either. Plus: Cooked.
I couldn't fathom the purpose of this dollop of heritage television, so ivy-clad it'll soon be available on DVD from the National Trust. Plus: Murder.
Even when the series is gripping, I keep being distracted by Travolta's weirdly unmoving face. Plus: The Night Manager.
I can't remember the last time I was so bored by a big-budget TV show. In fact, I only made it halfway through the first episode.
From Sally Wainwright's fantastic writing to its peerless cast, Happy Valley is a quietly powerful gem.
Channel 4's new documentary, which tackles immigration in Sheffield, has an intriguing cast - but fails to delve below the surface.
This Is London: Life and Death in the World City by Ben Judah should be mandatory reading for every MP.