The top 10 episodes of Upstart Crow

With Upstart Crow recently finishing up its third series, and a new Christmas special on the horizon, here’s our pick of the Shakespearean sitcom’s top 10 episodes so far… 10. The Quality Of Mercy (Series 1 Episode 6) After discovering that his father has squandered the family savings, Will foolishly borrows money from his nemesis … >

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The spoon in Doctor Who history

In The Woman Who Fell to Earth, the Doctor constructed a new sonic screwdriver in a Sheffield workshop. Her bespoke sonic screwdriver is made from melted spoons. In fact, she refers to it as a sonic Swiss Army knife, made out of Sheffield steel. Her sonic screwdriver does not include a knife, however because “only … >

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Why you should be watching American Vandal

Season 2 of American Vandal is available on Netflix this weekend. If you haven’t already seen its award-winning first season, here’s why it’s worth catching up… With the surge in popularity of true crime around 2015, from the podcast Serial to Netflix’s Making A Murderer and HBO’s The Jinx, it was only a matter of … >

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The best new TV comedies of April-June

Here’s our pick of the best new TV comedies that aired in the UK between April and June… In The Long Run This semi-autobiographical Sky sitcom from Idris Elba is based on his experience of growing up on a Hackney council estate in the 1980s. He stars as the patriarch of the family, inspired by … >

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Spaced​ revisited: looking back at a cult classic

It may have been released nearly two decades ago now, but Simon Pegg and Jessica Stevenson’s sitcom Spaced remains as hilarious and comforting as it ever was. The show is one of the great modern sitcoms and was the launching pad not only for Pegg, Stevenson and the rest of the cast, but also for … >

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