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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.
Watching the new series has made me wonder if I need to up my intake of vitamin D or something.
Public approbation cannot, unlike a lover, be snared or pinned down. It is unreliable, fickle. It is a chimera.
Meghan is an actor, Winfrey is a billionaire, and this interview was pure theatrics.
Though I felt physically ill after the first episode, Peter Moffat’s new legal drama is a mesmerising, albeit gory, watch.
This new series produced by Jed Mercurio is exciting, and its plot is intricately tangled.
Serious, high-minded and brilliant – this is a stunning lesson in not patronising audiences.
Alan Yentob’s film was predictably starry: he favours big guns, mostly male, at whose wisdom he can nod, thus looking (he hopes) wise himself.
Even Alan Carr’s pleasing sarcasm can’t save it.
This comedy series starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb also has deep feeling for its boozer’s denizens.
However sad and serious this series is, and however political, Davies has his eye on youth and love, too.