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    “They used greasepaint on me as a foundation”: In conversation with British actress Llewella Gideon

    Llewella Gideon is a British actress, comedian and writer best known for Absolutely Fabulous, a TV series from 1992 to 2012, and The Little...

    Why the latest BBC cuts are the most dramatic yet

    Nadine Dorries, the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, has made no secret of her dislike for free and independent media...

    ‘The most important lesson I’ve had as a journalist’: Adam Fleming in conversation

    Adam Fleming joins me just before his daily nap. A critical part of his daily routine, enabling those 4AM starts and late-night Newscast sessions,...

    Women’s Super League season kicks off live on Sky and the BBC — and it’s been a long time coming.

    "What more do we need to do to bring more football-lovers into the women’s game? How can we elevate the status of ladies’ football? It seems as though there’s a wealth of potential left untapped, hindered by years of lurking in the shadows, not receiving the attention nor investment it so needed or deserved."

    In Conversation with Dick and Dom

    When our Zoom call connects, Dom has his arm wrapped around the back of Dick’s chair. The pair are sitting in a normal-looking front...

    What the media coverage of Beirut shows us: a skewed approach to global disasters

    "Manifesting a white-saviour complex, yet demonstrating a truly self-interested approach at heart, the Western mainstream media is broken."

    OPINION: Another BBC Controversy, Maitlis Under the Spotlight

    If you thought a steadily rising death toll, a crisis in our care homes, and growing calls for the PM to sack his chief aide might...

    The War Against Coronavirus: Life After the Pandemic

    Ben O'Brien discusses the language of war in the fight against COVID-19 and asks what a 'post-corona' Britain will look like.

    Profile: Richard Bilton

    Playwright Tom Stoppard said, “I still believe that if your aim is to change the world, journalism is a more immediate short-term weapon.” The...

    Peaky Blinders Season 5 Review

    For all its sex, drugs and violence, Peaky Blinders is starting to get tired of itself. Its response? A gripping foray into the world...

    Les Misérables review: BBC adaptation soars, even without the songs

    Heaps of narrative are packed into the latest adaptation, but it is a masterful work of character complexity

    Civilisations Review: Repeating the same mistakes

    Simon Schama, Mary Beard, and David Olusoga; the terrible trio chosen to update the BBC relic Civilisations have fallen foul of all the usual potholes. Tasked with modernisation they haven't quite pulled it off. 

    Dick and Dom: life out of da bungalow

    Dick and Dom in da Bungalow won Richard McCourt and Dominic Wood the hearts of children across the nation. Samuel Juniper tries to meet the men behind the personas

    It’s time to freshen up the BBC coverage of the Varsity Match

    Cal Flintoff believes that the BBC coverage could do more to reflect the true spirit of this venerated fixture

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