Sky Atlantic’s Riviera is fine if all you want is the TV equivalent of a computer screensaver

24 June 2017 9:00 am

‘Riviera is the new Night Manager,’ I read somewhere. No, it’s not. Riviera (Sky Atlantic, Thursday) is the new Eldorado…

EastEnders wanted to show Thatcher’s Britain. These days it would make Maggie proud

14 February 2015 9:00 am

How EastEnders became a positive reflection of Tory values

Numb to fiction

29 January 2011 6:00 am

In the recent EastEnders cot-death controversy, both sides behaved pretty much as you’d expect. The BBC-bashers denounced the ‘offensive’ suggestion that grieving mothers routinely steal other people’s babies.