British romantic comedies.
The BBC at 100: 100 of its best shows.

The BBC at 100: 100 of its best shows.

This year the BBC turns 100. Fundamental to Britain and funded by licence fee payers, the BBC has garnered a worldwide reputation for quality. For this special post highlighting the highlights of the corporation's massive contribution to television, I've decided to...

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Watermelon, ITV1

TV dramas are so smart-arsed – sorry, sophisticated – these days that sometimes one can stand out from the crowd just by playing it straight. Watermelon didn’t run over three consecutive nights, and didn’t involve any detectives, medics, psychopaths (not really) or...

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Coupling, BBC2

Coupling is what used to be called a comedy of manners. Such pieces deal with the minutiae of social etiquette between members of the “mannered” (i.e. elite) class. If you count young urban professionals who hang out in designer bars and restaurants as an elite, then...

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