The spectre of the Troubles provides fertile drama for cop shows.
Sure, she has quirks. But TV detective Vera is no amateur. And Brenda Blethyn’s embodiment of her evokes a strong sense of place.
A survey of creative businesses in Wales reveals concern over labour force, red tape and access to European markets and funding sources.
Blade Runner’s vision of the future didn’t quite eventuate. Current TV shows such as Years and Years and Black Mirror explore more extreme versions of the present.
Authorities are struggling to deal with the unimaginable scale of online abuse – and young people are suffering as a result.
If “Black Mirror” is one of the most fascinating and disturbing series of the last ten years, it is because of its main character: technology.
Ordinary people have been getting their 15 minutes of fame on the small screen since the 1940s.
Climate change is mentioned in British television about as often as zombies.
Half a century of British classic television available online? Sounds good, but will it be enough to take on the Netflix juggernaut?
Gauche and awkward, a media star for the 21st century.
John Sullivan, who created Del Boy and Rodney, has been called a modern Dickens – now both their most famous works have been made into musicals.
It made for brilliant viewing, but Channel 4’s Brexit drama missed out on some important details.
Embracing change is the theme of Doctor Who’s fizzing series opener.
Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s funny, sassy, violent script doesn’t make a drama out of the two strong female leads, it normalises them.
Dwarf wrestling is a spectacle that harks back to the Victorian age of ‘freak shows’.
Many people dismiss the reality format as rubbish, but the shows and the social media discussion they promote are an important indicator of public opinion on vital issues.
Is anyone still interested in Monty Python? Surprisingly, yes.
Exploitative reality show or a modern-day Jane Austen? You decide.
The Australian-born media mogul’s decision to offload his entertainment assets reflects his core priorities in the fast-changing world of broadcasting and cinema.
This year three of his stories are being adapted for viewers.