Love + Radio, review: A meeting with a serial catcaller left me with mixed emotions

"An Old Lion, or a Lover's Lute", the latest instalment of the podcast series, focused on a predatory numbskull called Jerome

'The Archers' has an audience of about five million

Has The Archers lost the plot with its racy storylines?

A growing number of listeners are voicing their discontent over the rural soap's spicy storylines; so loudly that even the BBC's director-general seems worried, says Simon Kelner
Frozen out: despite being filmed in Iceland, 'Fortitude' is set further north, in the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard

Our fascination with the Arctic from Greek myths to Sky Atlantic's new drama Fortitude

Never mind Scandi-noir, the zeitgeist is creeping upwards – to the Arctic Circle. Gerard Gilbert considers the pull the pole has always exerted on us, from Greek myth to the new TV thriller 'Fortitude'

Russell T Davies & Ben Cook: 'Our friendship flourished online. You can share some very revelatory moments at four in the morning…'

Davies met Cook a decade ago on the set of Doctor Who in Cardiff

Asylum is a new BBC satire staring Ben Miller as a whistleblower

WikiLeaks or Wiki-laughs? A Julian Assange-inspired sitcom goes behind embassy doors

Asylum, a new BBC satire, stars Ben Miller as a whistleblower

Stanley Tucci as DCI Eugene Morton, Sophie Grabol as Hildur Odegard and Christopher Eccleston as Professor Charlie Stoddart in 'Fortitude'

Fancy a trip to Fortitude? Viewers now have another locale to plot on a crime drama map...

The fictional Arctic Circle mining community is the setting for the next big drama series from Sky Atlantic

British actor Rufus Sewell plays a sadistic Nazi commander in New York

The Man in the High Castle: The Amazon pilot all sci-fi fans should watch - from The X-Files and Blade Runner makers

The Nazi dystopia has been adapted from Philip K Dick’s novel and will get a full series if enough people vote for it

On the case: Stanley Tucci and Sophie Grabol in 'Fortitude'

New Sofie Grabol drama Fortitude: Darker than Scandi noir?

Simon Donald, creator of Fortitude, tells Sarah Hughes his influences were Polanski and David Lynch

The best prematurely cancelled TV shows from Deadwood to Ripper Street

The top ten British and US productions to get the axe

Joanna Eatwell outside her costume truck on the set of 'Wolf Hall'

Behind-the-scenes with the costume makers for Wolf Hall, Broadchurch and Doctor Who

The BBC's lavish adaptation of 'Wolf Hall' will showcase the best UK drama talent. And some of the finest clobber since the court of Henry VIII himself. In the latest of our series on behind-the-scenes heroes, we meet the costume designers on TV's biggest hits
Brian Clemens at his desk in 1976

First-rate man of mystery: Brian Clemens, the screenwriter who made The Avengers iconic

Clemens, who died last week, turned the TV series into a sixties landmark

Kit Harington interview: This Game of Thrones heartthrob is ready to get serious

Kit Harington, the 'Game of Thrones' heartthrob, has broken out of his warrior furs to take on Vera Brittain's 'Testament of Youth'. But will it lead to as many marriage proposals as his most famous role?
Wolf Hall's Thomas Cromwell played by Mark Rylance

Mark Rylance plays Wolf Hall's scheming sidekick Thomas Cromwell with lots of bite

The BBC has adapted Hilary Mantel’s Booker Prize-winning novel for the small screen

Saucy stuff: Vincent Franklin and Rufus Hound on the set of 'Cucumber'

Queer as Folk for the 21st century: Russell T Davies on Cucumber and why his life's work is chronicling the modern gay experience

Sixteen years after his controversial drama 'Queer as Folk', Russell T Davies returns to his 'life's work' – the modern gay experience – with 'Banana' and 'Cucumber'. He'd love the shows to be seen in Russia, he tells Gerard Gilbert

Claire Foy stars as Anne Boleyn in the BBC adaptation of 'Wolf Hall'

Claire Foy interview: The 'Wolf Hall' star on politics in the Tudor court and Hollywood

Foy is unforgettable as doomed queen Anne Boleyn in the six-part BBC adaptation, to be broadcast later this month

Arts and Entertainment
Cup of woe: Alex Polizzi (right) with the Messer family at their tea room

Review: Alex Polizzi: The Fixer, BBC2

Arts and Entertainment
Caroline looks at her baby daughter Flora

Review: Last Tango in Halifax

Arts and Entertainment
Mark Rylance stars as Thomas Cromwell in BBC2’s ‘Wolf Hall’

Review: Wolf Hall

Arts and Entertainment
Hacked off: Maisie Williams in ‘Cyberbully’

Review: Cyberbully, Channel 4
Arts and Entertainment
Olivia Colman and David Tennant star in 'Broadchurch'

Review: Broadchurch series two, episode two
Arts and Entertainment
Caroline makes an upsetting call

Review: Last Tango in Halifax

Arts and Entertainment
Pushing the boat out: Richard Branson in 'Billionaire's Paradise: Inside Necker Island'

Review: Billionaire's Paradise: Inside Necker Island

Arts and Entertainment
24 Hours in Police Custody (Channel 4)

Arts and Entertainment
'Miranda' draws to a close tonight

Review: Miranda finale
Arts and Entertainment
Look back in anger: 'Charlie Brooker's 2014 Wipe'

Arts and Entertainment
Nourishing drama: Rupert Graves and Nicola Walker in Last Tango in Halifax
Review: Cosy familiarity and real surprises are perfectly in step
Arts and Entertainment
Torquay Harbour
Review: The documentary has moved to the Cavendish Hotel
Arts and Entertainment
Review: The older generation are getting hot under the collar
Arts and Entertainment
Kellie Bright as Linda Carter and Danny Dyer as Mick Carter
Review: Brilliant Danny Dyer glues you to your seat
Arts and Entertainment
Call The Midwife: Miranda Hart as Chummy
Review: Miranda Hart and co deliver the festive goods
Arts and Entertainment
Mark Wright and Bianca Miller in the final of The Apprentice

Review:The final Apprentice battle between SEO and tights
Arts and Entertainment
Caroline Flack became the tenth winner of Strictly Come Dancing
The TV presenter made history by receiving a perfect 120 score
Arts and Entertainment
Code warrior: Jon Hamm in 'Black Mirror: White Christmas'

Review: Charlie Brooker's dystopian sci-fi is far from festive
Arts and Entertainment
Lorenzo Richelmy (L) and Zhu Zhu (R)

Review: Marco Polo
Arts and Entertainment
Andre Lincoln plays Rick Grimes in The Walking Dead season five

Review: The Walking Dead mid-season finale

The Independent
 
The Independent on Google+
i100
i100 on Google+
i Newspaper
 
TheIPaper
The Independent around the web
Latest stories from i100
Independent Dating
and  

By clicking 'Search' you
are agreeing to our
Terms of Use.

ES Rentals

    Career Services

    Day In a Page

    Independent Travel
    Pompeii, Capri & the Bay of Naples
    Dubrovnik, the Dalmatian Coast & Montenegro
    Burgundy, the River Rhone & Provence
    Lisbon, Oporto and the Douro Valley
    Lake Garda, Venice & Verona
    Spain
    Prices correct as of 23 January 2015
    Isis hostage crisis: Militant group stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

    Isis stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

    The jihadis are being squeezed militarily and economically, but there is no sign of an implosion, says Patrick Cockburn
    Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action

    Virtual reality: Seeing is believing

    Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action
    Homeless Veterans appeal: MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’

    Homeless Veterans appeal

    MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’ to help
    Larry David, Steve Coogan and other comedians share stories of depression in new documentary

    Comedians share stories of depression

    The director of the new documentary, Kevin Pollak, tells Jessica Barrett how he got them to talk
    Has The Archers lost the plot with it's spicy storylines?

    Has The Archers lost the plot?

    A growing number of listeners are voicing their discontent over the rural soap's spicy storylines; so loudly that even the BBC's director-general seems worried, says Simon Kelner
    English Heritage adds 14 post-war office buildings to its protected lists

    14 office buildings added to protected lists

    Christopher Beanland explores the underrated appeal of these palaces of pen-pushing
    Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

    Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

    Scientists unearthed the cranial fragments from Manot Cave in West Galilee
    World War Z author Max Brooks honours WW1's Harlem Hellfighters in new graphic novel

    Max Brooks honours Harlem Hellfighters

    The author talks about race, legacy and his Will Smith film option to Tim Walker
    Why the league system no longer measures up

    League system no longer measures up

    Jon Coles, former head of standards at the Department of Education, used to be in charge of school performance rankings. He explains how he would reform the system
    Valentine's Day cards: 5 best online card shops

    Don't leave it to the petrol station: The best online card shops for Valentine's Day

    Can't find a card you like on the high street? Try one of these sites for individual, personalised options, whatever your taste
    Diego Costa: Devil in blue who upsets defences is a reminder of what Liverpool have lost

    Devil in blue Costa is a reminder of what Liverpool have lost

    The Reds are desperately missing Luis Suarez, says Ian Herbert
    Ashley Giles: 'I'll watch England – but not as a fan'

    Ashley Giles: 'I'll watch England – but not as a fan'

    Former one-day coach says he will ‘observe’ their World Cup games – but ‘won’t be jumping up and down’
    Greece elections: In times like these, the EU has far more dangerous adversaries than Syriza

    Greece elections

    In times like these, the EU has far more dangerous adversaries than Syriza, says Patrick Cockburn
    Holocaust Memorial Day: Nazi victims remembered as spectre of prejudice reappears

    Holocaust Memorial Day

    Nazi victims remembered as spectre of prejudice reappears over Europe
    Fortitude and the Arctic attraction: Our fascination with the last great wilderness

    Magnetic north

    The Arctic has always exerted a pull, from Greek myth to new thriller Fortitude. Gerard Gilbert considers what's behind our fascination with the last great wilderness