Ellen E Jones

Ellen is The Independent's TV critic. She writes a daily review of Last Night's TV and a weekly 'Inside TV' column for the i paper, as well as a column on general topics for the main paper most Wednesdays. Ellen is a former Hollywood correspondent and a contributing editor to Little White Lies, she's written on TV, film, lifestyle, travel and politics for publications including the Guardian, The Times, The Sunday Times, Esquire and Total Film.

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On the case: Rod and Carol from Greater Manchester Police featured in 'The Detectives'

The Detectives, BBC2 - TV review: A brilliantly bleak tale of blank-faced detectives in stark urban settings

These are horrifying crimes, but the whole is elevated to art by director James Newton's camerawork and Richard Spiller's spine-tingling score

The Night Bus, Channel 4

The Night Bus, Channel 4 - TV review: Another fly-on-the-wall show exploiting the tendency of drunk people to do daft things

The mistake was to shoehorn a note of plaintive poetry in amid all the bus bantz

British actor Bertie Carvel, producer Nick Hirschkorn and actor Eddie Marsan pose during a photocall for the TV series 'Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell'

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, TV review: This drama set in Regency-era England is a real treat

Eddie Marsan (right) is the sort of character actor who improves everything he’s in, and is perfect as the miserly, reticent Mr Norrell

Great Danes: Jens Saetter-Lassen, Sarah Boberg and Jakob Oftebro in ‘1864’

1864, TV review: Refreshing and raw: a view of life in 19th-century Denmark

1864 offers a refreshing new perspective on 19th-century history, where Britain is humbled to find itself only one of several 'greatest' nations on earth

Mine’s a pint: Advertising agencies need to catch up with the reality that women like beer

Let the drinks industry call last orders on lager lout advertising

Women are used to being misunderstood by advertising - in a media culture which is still mainly produced by and geared towards men, that’s just how it goes

Spoilt or sick? Six-year-old Theo was a master of how to make a nuisance of himself

Born Naughty?, TV review: Does this child have a problem - or is he just a very naughty boy?

GP Dr Dawn Harper and consultant paediatrician Dr Ravi Jayaram combined their expertise to diagnose some very challenging children

Matt Dillon as FBI agent Ethan Burke in Wayward Pines

Wayward Pines, TV review: Matt Dillon comes down with a case of Twin Peaks derivative-itis

The Eighties heart-throb is back in a starring role in Fox's new thriller

What Denmark's new drama 1864 tells us about British nationalism on television

In Denmark, the programme has become much more than either a history lesson or a piece of evening entertainment

To the litter end: the rubbish collectors of Newcastle upon Tyne featured in 'Wastemen'

Wastemen, BBC2 - TV review: When it comes to fly-tipping, don't mess with the Tyneside Terminators

These waste-management workers go to heroic lengths to save us from our own slobbishness

Two Penny’s worth: Rory Kinnear’s Creature with Harry Treadaway as Dr Frankenstein

Penny Dreadful, Sky Atlantic - TV review: A creepy spectacle featuring blood-splattered voodoo dolls

Dr Frankenstein raised Brona Croft from the dead and apparently losing one's accent is one of the procedure's mysterious side effects

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...showed him that Cannes must change its 'flats' policy
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Dominic Rossi of Fidelity says his pressure on business to control rewards is working. But why aren’t other fund managers helping?
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The King David is special to Jerusalem. Nick Kochan checked in and discovered it has some special arrangements, too
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End of the Aussie brain drain

More people moving from Australia to New Zealand than in the other direction for first time in 24 years
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Can meditation be bad for you?

Researching a mass murder, Dr Miguel Farias discovered that, far from bringing inner peace, meditation can leave devotees in pieces
Eurovision 2015: Australians will be cheering on their first-ever entrant this Saturday

Australia's first-ever Eurovision entrant

Australia, a nation of kitsch-worshippers, has always loved the Eurovision Song Contest. Maggie Alderson says it'll fit in fine
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Laughter, but no tears, as Letterman takes his bow after 33 years

Veteran talkshow host steps down to plaudits from four presidents
Ivor Novello Awards 2015: Hozier wins with anti-Catholic song 'Take Me To Church' as John Whittingdale leads praise for Black Sabbath

Hozier's 'blasphemous' song takes Novello award

Singer joins Ed Sheeran and Clean Bandit in celebration of the best in British and Irish music
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Paul Scholes column: Does David De Gea really want to leave Manchester United to fight it out for the No 1 spot at Real Madrid?

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Does David De Gea really want to leave Manchester United to fight it out for the No 1 spot at Real Madrid?