TV

The Bodyguard Review

Bodyguard is a modern BBC drama that focuses on Sergeant David Budd, played by Richard Madden, and his role as a Personal Protection Officer in the Police. The shows’ themes heavily centre around modern terror threats in the UK, the delicate line...

Accent bias at the BBC?

A BBC Breakfast business reporter recently revealed to The Sunday Times her experiences of class bias while working at the BBC. Steph McGovern, a journalist born in Middlesbrough, spoke out about the difficulties of being from a working-class...

Love

Content warning: alcohol and sex addiction. The show that seems to continuously beg the question “why are these two characters even together?” has returned. Love, written by Judd Apatow is a show about 21st century love and all of its horribly...

Comic Relief 2018: On-screen ethical fundraising?

Comic Relief has woven itself into the cultural fabric of the U.K. by hosting it publicly anticipated telethon event each year, alternating between Sport Relief and Red Nose Day. While the charity has cumulatively raised over a billion pounds for...

Swipe Left Swipe Left

Swipe Left, Swipe Left has just premiered its first season of seven episodes, all featuring stories of dalliance, committed to sharing experiences of “dating adventures and misadventures”. The podcast was inspired by the telling of a story...

Altered Carbon

Altered Carbon is a neo-noir detective story with a futuristic sci-fi backdrop. Cross genre projects such as this can be tricky to pull off, but while Altered Carbon is not without its missteps, it is certainly a successful venture. The premise of...

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