If there’s any chance you haven’t heard the of the name Jack Rosenthal, then you really should have. As a TV writer, he should be mentioned in the same breath as Harold Pinter and Dennis Potter, who also made their names on the halcyon days of one-off plays for television.
Both the best and worst thing you can say about Secret Diary Of A Call Girl is that it’s exactly the kind of thing you’d expect to find screening on ITV2. Whether you think that’s a positive or a negative will dictate how you feel about the programme itself.
Channel 4's surprising breakthrough hit of the year proves that Britain's favourite pastime is a healthy dose of schadenfreude viewing.
Sarah Jane Smith is investigating strange goings-on at a meditation centre in rural England; spooky alien spiders are controlling the minds of human beings in a fiendish plot to take over the world; and the Doctor is wearing a bowtie, because bowties are cool.
The second season of Nurse Jackie demonstrates quite how wonderful and under-rated this show is. Edie Falco was consistently one of the best things about The Sopranos over its six season tenure and so a starring TV vehicle for the actress was warmly welcomed when Nurse Jackie premiered in 2009.
There are not many complete Patrick Troughton stories left in the world, but those that remain are held as glimmering icons of a bygone, genuinely classic era of Doctor Who.
A new époque is ushered in at ad agency Sterling Cooper as Mad Men goes from strength to strength with its fourth season, set in the heart of the swinging sixties.
1973’s four-part ‘Carnival Of Monsters’ comes just on the wrong side of ‘classic’ Jon Pertwee and as such is unlikely to be sleeping in the memories of many baby-boomers - no giant green maggots or Sea Devils here - but it’s still a sharply defined adventure.
The Doctor, Tegan and Turlough arrive in 1980s London, finding themselves embroiled in a plot involving some old villains and a couple of guest stars from the world of light entertainment.
It seems that you can’t keep a good vampire/werewolf/ghost show down at the moment - so, as regular as clockwork, here’s the third series of Being Human!