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.
Plus: This Country, the mockumentary to beat them all.
Rachel Cooke reviews Doctor Who and A Dangerous Dynasty: House of Assad.
Film-maker Richard Macer’s son Arthur was an amazingly confident boy, at ease whether in front of the camera or quizzing Richard Branson.
Most “astonishing” documentaries rarely are that. But Manson: The Lost Tapes really is disquieting.
Creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge really might, after all, be the best thing to happen to women and TV in 45 years.
This story of John Paul Getty is silly, salacious and yet deadly serious.
Bartlett’s chops as a playwright can be felt everywhere in this drama for BBC One.
Just as you think the BBC drama is on the point of quietening a little, up it would ratchet another notch.
Perry is kind, without ever tipping into sentimentality, generous without pretending to be closer than he really is to those he meets.
Between BBC Two’s portrait of Sylvia Plath and Mark Gatiss’s film about the artist John Minton, there was no competition.