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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.
Beneath its soapy subplots and shiny locations lies something far messier.
If Mary Beard docs involve any shock, it stems not from their subject but from the presenter’s conviction that her own ideas are vastly more thrilling than those of the artists she is investigating.
As this BBC drama makes clear, the adults who survived Nazi camps remembered life before the war. But the children had no prior memories to cling to.
Many people on opioids continue to be in pain even as their doctors increase their doses. In other words, often they don’t even work.
It’s hard to tear your eyes away from White House – but this doesn’t make it acceptable. Not to me.
From Dracula to Doctor Who.
From Motherland to Succession.
The Trial of Christine Keeler longs to be the new A Very English Scandal – unfortunately, it wants both for that series’s pace and its camp wit.
They are fatuous beauty contests that are unendurably boring to watch.