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.
With Tom Hughes as lead and a script by Toby Whithouse, The Game gives us a lot to like - but doesn't do enough to surprise.
The mockumentary's second season opens with an hour long special - but some of it hits a bit too close to home.
Six months of treatment for cancer? A mere £30,000 at London's most exclusive clinics.
Why don't I have children? The answer is simple: I never reached the point where I wanted them.
Netflix thinks of its audience in much the same way as small children think of ducks: keep the bread coming and fast, or they'll soon waddle away.
James Graham's mischievous account of the heady days following the last election is Where’s Wally? for people who watch Newsnight.
Rachel Cooke reviews The Billion Dollar Chicken Shop and Back in Time for Dinner.
The new Poldark looks like a tourist board campaign for Cornwall, only with stagecoaches where there should be surfboards.
Season three of House of Cards reaps diminishing returns.
Plus Suffragettes Forever! – a good series let down by its tone and speed.
Across the political spectrum, the New Statesman introduces you to the personalities who shape our world. Where else would you find Jeremy Corbyn, Tony Blair and Theresa May in the same place?