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Are we watching Schitt$ for the sake of it?

Completing Netflix might not appear the impossibility it once was due to the impact lockdown has had on the creative industry. But should viewers be alarmed that what is now…

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 BBC faces oblivion

When was the last time you watched television? I don’t mean “when did you last watch nondescript streamed content on a large screen?” I’m talking about linear, live, terrestrial TV.…

‘Scandi content is handy’: the role of global content in the streaming race

“Begun, the streaming wars have.” Oh look, a Star Wars reference AND a joke that’s already a cliche. I know, I’m sorry. For those not keeping score at home, the…

“A plague that was allowed to happen”: Confronting the HIV/AIDS epidemic through TV and cinema

Almost thirty years ago, on the 3rd of July, 1981 Lawrence K. Altman published an article in The New York Times that would come to be known as the “gay…

The death of TV satire

The new series of Spitting Image was released last month to mixed reactions. Reviews seem to reveal a clear generational divide, older reviewers loved it, younger ones did not. Whilst…