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.
The BBC One drama is purest catnip to me. I want to roll around in it, like some randy stable boy in hay.
The adaptation of Edward St Aubyn’s novels sees the actor take on the lead role, an upper-class heroin addict living in the shadow of his monstrous father.
Plus: the return of The Bridge.
In an age of #MeToo, Antonia Banderas’ Picasso strolls manfully in the opposite direction, portraying the artist’s priapism a good thing in and of itself.
Morgan’s women do not wander the lonely tundra after hours, bottle of wine in hand; they have – imagine it! – families, friends, and even lovers.
The six-part film cannot effectively explain his appeal for the 30,000 people who joined his communes during the 1980s.
Revisiting the show reveals all the ways in which we, and television, have changed since 1978.
BBC Two remembers Dave Allen in a disappointingly flat biopic, while ITV3 pays homage to the enduringly funny Larry Grayson.
Plus, a look at the broadcaster’s far less remarkable new drama, Come Home, starring Christopher Eccleston.
Plus, a BBC Two documentary about Brixton reggae producer Steve “Blacker Dread” Burnett-Martin.