British TV

deep dives

A Deep Dive Into 'Match of the Day', the Greatest Show on British Television

How the BBC's flagship patter-void became football's last remaining safe space.
Joel Golby
8.30.18
Objectively Correct Lists

So Many TV Dads Are Making Basic Music That We Ranked Them All

Who has the best discography: Nick Knowles, Jason Manford, or Alfie off 'Eastenders'?
Tom Connick
10.5.17
the vice interview

The VICE Interview: Dave Benson Phillips

We spoke to the self-professed Godfather of Gunge about the potential return of 'Get Your Own Back', and what it feels like when everyone thinks you're dead.
Emma Powell
3.20.17
Remembering Things

Long Live ‘Celebrity Stars In Their Eyes’, the Only Good Music-Based Talent Show

Honestly, why did X Factor even happen after we'd all seen the women of Corrie performing as Spice Girls?
Emma Garland
3.17.17
tv

Simon Amstell On His New Vegan Mockumentary, 'Carnage'

The comedian looks to a utopian year 2067 in Britain, where no one eats meat any more.
Hannah Ewens
3.13.17
deep dives

A Deep Dive Into ‘Four in a Bed’, The Greatest Show on British Television

"We’ve given you a five because Jason found a lot of pubes in his toast."
Joel Golby
3.6.17
Remembering Things

What Can We Learn from Preston Walking off 'Never Mind the Buzzcocks' Ten Years Ago?

The time has come to take a deep dive into one of British television's most iconic moments.
Emma Garland
2.16.17
tv

I'd Never Watched the TV Show 'Pointless', Went On It and Won

This is what it’s really like to be on a BBC gameshow.
Hannah Ewens
1.13.17
the vice interview

The VICE Interview: Ralf Little

Writer, producer and star of 'The Royle Family' chats roast dinners, citizen's arrests and whether he prefers kissing or sex.
Yasmin Jeffrey
8.1.16
Stuff

TV Game Shows Are Dying and I'll Miss Their Shiny Pointlessness

Look, 'Million Pound Drop' and 'Deal or No Deal' may be the sort of telly that only your great-aunt still watches, but we need them.
Hannah J Davies
4.23.16
Stuff

'Very British Problems' Is an Atrocious Waste of Everyone's Time

Not least because it stars James Corden.
Oscar Rickett
8.14.15
Stuff

Remembering 'Monkey Dust', the UK's Greatest Animated Satire

Nothing else has ever lampooned all that's wrong with modern Britain in quite the same way.
Dan Wilkinson
5.20.15
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