Documenting Reality

Thursday, December 11, 1997 In the last month, the best tv shows I’ve seen have all been documentaries. And all of a particular type.  Not for me the hard-hitting expose of big business corruption or political shenanigans, nor the tragic and moving story of an ordinary person’s fight against illness or adversity. Nor for me […]

Advent adventures

Thursday, December 04, 1997 When I was very young my sister and I would both have advent calendars on the mantelpiece. The idea of sharing one was unthinkable, and so every December morning between the toast and Marmite, the tea and the Today programme on Radio 4, we’d dash into the living room and each […]