Sunday Past Times

Sunday, September 11, 2005 by · Comments Off 

Remember when television used to look forward to the future? Now it’s all about living in the past. Read more

Five News

Tuesday, February 1, 2005 by · Comments Off 

Each time I happen to see Five News, Kirsty Young seems to have moved further away from the studio desk. Read more

Celebrity Big Brother

Thursday, January 6, 2005 by · Comments Off 

Celebrity is a strangely-shaped biscuit whichever way you dunk it. I have found myself cringing at the screen twice lately, once in horror and once in delight, and both times guiltily. Read more

The Alcohol Years

Tuesday, September 3, 2002 by · Comments Off 

In her documentary The Alcohol Years (first shown in 2000), Carol Morley returns to Manchester, the city of her youth, which she left in 1987 in a whirl of self-destructive excess. There she records the memories of people who knew her during that time. Read more