Seven Reasons Why Collaborative Hiring Works Better

Henry Stewart | Posted 22.02.2017 | UK
Henry Stewart

This week BBC2 will broadcast the first of three programmes exploring how companies could transform their recruitment with collaborative hiring. See ...

Three Days of Terror: The Charlie Hebdo Attacks

Dan Reed | Posted 07.01.2017 | UK Entertainment
Dan Reed

Professor Jean Pierre Tourtier, Chief Medic of the Paris Fire Brigade, had never spoken in public about the aftermath of the massacre at Charlie Hebdo. His precise descriptions of what he saw had a barely-suppressed intensity that took me by surprise: "The first thing I remember, even before I entered the Charlie Hebdo office - was the smell. A smell that was a mix of gunpowder and blood - that metallic smell of blood. Then I saw a pile of bodies. And someone at the back of the meeting room said - in a voice that was almost gentle - 'Monsieur, s'il vous plaît, aidez-moi'."

BBC Two's New Reality TV Show Sounds Absolutely Amazing

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 07.01.2016 | UK Entertainment

BBC Two have announced plans for a totally faaabulous sounding ‘The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’-inspired TV series, which will see a group of olde...

Why Do the Media Ignore Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse?

Tom Leavesley | Posted 26.11.2016 | UK
Tom Leavesley

We need more male survivors of childhood sexual abuse to come forward and we need the media to report their stories. Boys and young men need role models too, so it is time to ask the question, why do the media ignore male survivors?

Why I Cried for Domestic Abuse Survivors and Why You Should Be Crying Too

Danniella Westbrook | Posted 21.12.2016 | UK Entertainment
Danniella Westbrook

'Why not walk away from the abuse?' people say. If only it was that easy. It's an addiction. And believe me, that I know. I've been an addict, I'm not ashamed to admit that. I've made mistakes. I'm only human. Doesn't matter if it's cocaine or being with an abuser, people relapse. Sounds stupid, but sometimes it's the easiest option.

The BBC's 'Britain's Hardest Grafter' Show Should be Britain's Greatest Shame

Bradley Allsop | Posted 02.06.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Bradley Allsop

What is perhaps most worrying about all this is that is coming from what is usually a fairly impartial service (many will disagree with this statement, but the disagreement will come in equal measure from both the Left and the Right, so I am content). If the relatively benign BBC genuinely believes this sort of show is acceptable, what on earth are other, more radical channels and tabloids cooking up?

The Big Allotment Challenge: Is It Starting to Grow on You?

Paul Marshall | Posted 16.03.2015 | UK Entertainment
Paul Marshall

Back for another series, this peculiarly British gardening show wouldn't really work anywhere else in the world. Truth be told, it scarcely works here. Which makes it all the odder why it has returned to our screens.

Protecting Our Ageing Loved Ones

Beth Britton | Posted 28.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Britton

Whilst offering people who genuinely have dementia a timely diagnosis is important, the idea of trying to fit square pegs into round holes just because our disjoined health and social care system cannot provide for an ageing population is wholly unacceptable.

Benedict Takes On Another Shakespeare Role

Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK Entertainment

Benedict Cumberbatch will play the lead role in a TV adaptation of Shakespeare’s ‘Richard III’ - while his ‘Sherlock’ co-star Martin Freeman...

'Top Gear' Went to Chernobyl for One of TV's Most Tasteless Ever Hours

Caroline Frost | Posted 19.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Caroline Frost

I'm a fan of Top Gear. I know I'm female, and this is wrong, but I like cars and the trio makes me laugh. But last night's episode was one of the most tasteless things I have ever watched on television.

Preview: House of Fools

Roger Crow | Posted 15.03.2014 | UK Comedy
Roger Crow

I laughed so hard, the last 20 years melted away. All those disappointing vehicles like their spin on Randall and and Hopkirk (Deceased) and the later, humdrum Shooting Stars were soon forgiven.

The Future of Sketch Comedy in Britain

Paul Charlton | Posted 26.11.2013 | UK Comedy
Paul Charlton

Comedy changes and evolves and each new pioneer creates a new format or puts a brand new spin on an old format. So the question now is where do we go from here?

Let's Dance: David Bowie Film Confirmed

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

David Bowie's fascinating career, from the early '70s to his recent surprise comeback, is to be made into a BBC2 film. The pop icon's innovative a...

James Corden's Mother?

PA | Posted 28.01.2013 | UK Entertainment

Dawn French is to play funnyman James Corden's mother in his new comedy-thriller TV series. The 'Vicar Of Dibley' actress has been added to the cas...

'Bake Off' Host Cooks Up Lesbian Sitcom

PA | Posted 24.08.2012 | UK Entertainment

The Great British Bake Off host Sue Perkins is coming out of the kitchen to write and star in a new sitcom. The actress and comic, who is openly ga...

A Casualty of the Porn Industry but a Pioneer in the War Against a Potential Zombie Apocalpyse

Ronnie Joice | Posted 10.08.2012 | UK Comedy
Ronnie Joice

Imagine every time you made love to somebody, you had Louis Theroux come up behind you and back you on the back. It'd be truly mortifying, wouldn't it? And that's just happened to this guy. I imagine the only reason he's still doing it is because he needs more money for his zombie truck

How Lucky I Am to be Part of the Northern Ballet

Josh Barwick | Posted 25.07.2012 | UK Entertainment
Josh Barwick

Saturday is the 'big day' - our documentary is being broadcast on BBC2 - and I have to say I am starting to get a tad nervous. It seems so long ago that we went through the whole filming process, and soon there it will be right across the United Kingdom.

Your Starter For Ten: Who Won 'University Challenge'?

PA | Posted 20.03.2012 | UK Entertainment

A team from the University of Manchester have become champions of University Challenge for the third time in just seven years. Led by English liter...

Caroline Frost

If A Log Falls In A Forest... | Caroline Frost | Posted 15.03.2012 | UK Entertainment

"I could say it's important to understand the real nature of the problem, on the ground, to help create political will to make solutions, but it's als...

Tonight's TV Pick: Gok Goes East

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 07.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

It's a relatively thin night, telly-speaking, but here are our picks if you're looking for something a bit different... Gok Wan: Made In China - 8p...

Clarkson Dodges Another Bullet

PA | Posted 21.04.2012 | UK

Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson's comment that striking public sector workers "should be shot" did not breach broadcasting rules, TV watchdog Ofcom...

Bowie Back On TV

PA | Posted 21.12.2011 | UK Entertainment

Footage of David Bowie on Top Of The Pops thought to have been lost forever is to be screened for the first time in almost 40 years. The archive fi...

MasterChef: Once You've Eaten One

Nick Harrison | Posted 31.01.2012 | UK Entertainment
Nick Harrison

In television terms MasterChef is venerable. It was born in 1990, when it was shown on Sunday evenings. Contestants would mash, grind and dice their ingredients. The host was Loyd Grossman. He would mash, grind and dice his vowels. Loyd left to make tomato sauce. But MasterChef flourished.

Newsnight Is Cleared Over David Starkey's Race Remarks

The Guardian | Posted 04.12.2011 | UK

Ofcom will take no action against BBC2's Newsnight following an item on the summer riots in which the historian David Starkey claimed "the problem is ...

The Great British Bake Off Final - Meet Holly Bell

Dominic Stevenson | Posted 02.12.2011 | UK Entertainment
Dominic Stevenson

In early 2011 a mum of two from Leicester was knee deep in nappies and night feeds for her second son when she decided to do something for herself. Te...