Creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge really might, after all, be the best thing to happen to women and TV in 45 years.
Just as you think the BBC drama is on the point of quietening a little, up it would ratchet another notch.
The moving Radio 4 programmes tell of the theatrically “gladiatorial” designs of British prisons, and the heart-wrenching stories of Auschwitz survivors.
A decade after the financial crash, a show about robbers attacking capitalism at source is captivating audiences.
The Big Bang Theory wasn’t just bad television, it was a machine for popularising the worst of society’s prejudices.
The gloating response to news that the show is ending underlines the dismissive attitude of the establishment.
Perry is kind, without ever tipping into sentimentality, generous without pretending to be closer than he really is to those he meets.
Despite the shapelessness of much of her career, and her own personal pain, Franklin made everybody else sound like shouters.
Between BBC Two’s portrait of Sylvia Plath and Mark Gatiss’s film about the artist John Minton, there was no competition.
Overshadowed by the 1975 film, this time-passing beach read is late-summer perfection on the radio.
Not going to lie to you, but it doesn’t feel like the Brentwood I grew up in.