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The politics of fact and fiction in TV

Fake news. A term that sends shivers down the necks of both journalists and politicians alike. But within television how far can artistic interpretations go in blurring the line between…

A Very British Scandal- Season 2

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Russell T. Davies delighted us with A Very English Scandal in May 2018. Two and a half years later the show is back with a new writer, a…

Celebrating female creators- Emerald Fennell

In honour of International Women’s Day, I want to share the work of Emerald Fennell. Some may recognise her as Camilla in The Crown, but for me, Fennell is a…

The Crown season four review

I’m sure I’m not alone when I say that when The Crown season four was released on Netflix on Sunday 15 November, I was ready and waiting. Olivia Coleman, Tobias…

‘Royal-tea’: the long-lasting fascination of Princess Diana

The recent release of season 4 of the British period drama TV series, The Crown, has unsurprisingly caused a lot of buzz. This season is like no other as it…

The Crown

Netflix’s lavish and highly anticipated third season of ‘The Crown’ dropped in full on Sunday, adding yet more fuel to the fire that currently is conversation regarding the British royal…

Fashion and The Crown: trends from the iconic royals

We think of the Royal family as a cultural symbol of Britishness and a hallmark of traditionalism, but it may surprise you that they have often been the trailblazing pioneers…

The Crown: Even the Queen falls victim to the gender pay gap

The producers of Netflix’s The Crown have recently revealed that Claire Foy, the lead actress portraying the Queen in the series, makes significantly less money per episode than her male…