Television Drama

The Body In The Frame

Amanda Coe | Posted 20.01.2017 | UK Entertainment
Amanda Coe

Strong female characters are a traditional mainstay of TV drama, from Ena Sharples to the magnificent Catherine Cawood in Sally Wainwright's Happy Valley. But there has always been a shadow side to these mouthy, active women...

Why Breaking Bad Is the Best Show of My Lifetime (Or, Possibly Ever)

Marie Southard Ospina | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK Entertainment
Marie Southard Ospina

It is only now, really, four months after the series finale FeLiNa (which in case you didn't know is the combination of the elements iron, sodium and lithium, a.k.a. blood, meth and tears), that I know one thing for certain: Breaking Bad is the best show I have seen in the past 23 years.

Dead Kennedys and Live Politics

Steven Fielding | Posted 17.09.2011 | UK Entertainment
Steven Fielding

Why are the lives of Jack and Bobby Kennedy still being dramatised nearly five decades after their deaths? And what is significant about the latest effort, The Kennedys, which recently concluded on BBC2?