TELEVISION / Critical eye
Tuesday 29 June 1993
'Perhaps the most compelling thing . . . has been the spectacle of good straight naturalistic acting struggling against the grain of bad, vulgar script and ho-ho directorial interventions, and finally losing the battle last night in a shipboard denouement of spectacular tackiness.' Lynne Truss, Times
'It may not be much, but one achievement of Ken Russell's Lady Chatterley is to turn Lawrence's novel into pure farce, except when it's pure parody of his film of Women in Love . . . Yet, 30 years later, to protect what matters, liberals still have to defend rubbish.' Hugh Hebert, Guardian
Arts & Ents blogs
Katie Hopkins continues campaign to become Britain's most hated talking head with poorly timed Bob Crow tweet
No EU referendum under Labour: Ed Miliband to reveal that vote on membership is ‘unlikely’ in next Parliament if party wins power
Grace Dent: Who cares if she spells it Barraco Barner? Gemma Worrall is more employable than some bookish arts graduate
Europeans have ‘got whiter’ due to natural selection in past 5,000 years, scientists say
Fracking is turning the US into a bigger oil producer than Saudi Arabia
The rise of Ukip: Study warns Labour that Eurosceptic party's electoral base now 'more working class than any of the main parties'
- 1 Is your name now 'banned' in Saudi Arabia?
- 2 Tony Benn meets Ali G: Watch Labour veteran burn Sacha Baron Cohen
- 3 Women do experience two different types of orgasm, study reveals
- 4 Istanbul protesters take 'Ellen selfie' from the back of a police van
- 5 Lady Gaga has struggled with eating disorders in the past, so it's indefensible that she's glamourising bulimia in her SXSW set