Wednesday, September 4 2013
When the crimes here are standard TV fare -- the copycat killer and the middle class vigilante -- the dramatic filler of the series, Luther’s personal life, bears undue weight.
Monday, June 17 2013
British television viewers are hungry for cutting edge programs -- most only available legally in the United States. But will the BBC listen?
Thursday, October 20 2011
We rarely equate television game shows with admirable life philosophies, but the BBC's QI with host Stephen Fry pulls it off by making us think as well as laugh.
Wednesday, September 28 2011
Beyond Emma Peel: A new BBC collection highlights Diana Rigg's performances in everything from sketch comedy to the plays of Henrik Ibsen.
Tuesday, August 30 2011
The BBC has recognised that its mission statement "to inform, educate and entertain" must, simply must, include radio comedy.
Tuesday, August 2 2011
Looking for a cool way to spend a few hours while waiting for the Doctor to return this August? Borrow a TARDIS, see where and why Demons Run, and meet the Doctor’s wife.
Wednesday, July 27 2011
PopMatters continues its 10-day countdown of some of the high and lowpoints of the 2010 to 2011 TV season. This time up... the superlative BBC drama Being Human and the oh-so-sad, watered down SyFy version of the show.
Tuesday, April 19 2011
The key to the success of pop-star turned physicist Professor Brian Cox's shows is in their titles: Wonder. Each episode is replete with stunning nature photography shot in some of the grandest locations on Earth.
Thursday, April 14 2011
'The Alan Bennett Collection' brings together 11 works written for the BBC by the author of The History Boys.