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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Street cool: Zipporah Lisle-Mainwaring’s bid to shake up the neighbourhood

Home is where the art is: Will Kensington's latest tourist attraction be denied its chance to grow into a local treasure?

Modern-day architectural follies aren't always aesthetically pleasing but they bring humour and character to samey neighbourhoods

Kim Kardashian (L) and her sister Khloe (3rdL) visit the genocide memorial, which commemorates the 1915 mass killing of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire

Kim Kardashian's camera crew wasn't the first to set foot in the Armenian capital - Dave beat the E! channel to it by a year

Some might say the lesser-watched travel programme, 24 Hours to Go Broke, lacked the glamour of the Kardashians

No half measures: ‘The Secret Life of the Pub’

The Secret Life of The Pub, TV review: Documentary didn't answer the obvious question

Channel 4 rigged an East End boozer with cameras, allowing us to eavesdrop on the conversations that took place there
Serial suspect: the property heir charged with first-degree murder, Robert Durst

The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst, TV review: Jarecki's jaw-dropping murder documentary is creepier than fiction

Sky Atlantic's HBO import is the latest example of true crime's move upmarket
The Wedding Planner - Raj

My Big Fat Asian Wedding, TV review: If you love a good wedding it's like a seat at the top table

It’s only a shame we didn’t get to taste those samosas, too

Mackenzie Crook as Pete in 'Ordinary Lies'

Ordinary Lies, TV review: Mackenzie Crook as Paracetamol Pete shakes off the shadow of The Office

The role shows he’s feeling confident enough to revisit some aspects of his most famous character

Far Right and Proud: Reggies Yates' Extreme Russia

Far Right and Proud: Reggie Yates' Extreme Russia, review: A timely look at Russia's recent wave of fervent nationalism

BBC3 documentary gives neo-Nazi propaganda too much air time

The show suffers from its own appeal, being so good as to create an appetite in its viewers that is difficult to sate in a ten episode series

Game of Thrones season 5 episode 1 review: Big Sky Atlantic return serves mainly as a catch-up

No truly gruesome deaths and only a modest quota of bare boobies

Chain reaction: Theo Barklem-Biggs, Joe Layton and Shushila Takao in ‘Tatau’

Tatau, BBC3 - review: Lose the Um Bongo exoticism and this might be a gap year worth following

BBC3 doesn’t do dramas very often but when it does, they’re usually worth catching

A photo still from Marvel's Daredevil

Daredevil, TV review: A truly competent and enjoyable debut

But is this massive franchise cause to rue the lack of original ideas in television?

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Fishing for votes with Nigel Farage: The Ukip leader shows how he can work an audience as he casts his line to the disaffected of Grimsby

Fishing is on Nigel Farage's mind

Ukip leader casts a line to the disaffected
Who is bombing whom in the Middle East? It's amazing they don't all hit each other

Who is bombing whom in the Middle East?

Robert Fisk untangles the countries and factions
China's influence on fashion: At the top of the game both creatively and commercially

China's influence on fashion

At the top of the game both creatively and commercially
Lord O’Donnell: Former cabinet secretary on the election and life away from the levers of power

The man known as GOD has a reputation for getting the job done

Lord O'Donnell's three principles of rule
Rainbow shades: It's all bright on the night

Rainbow shades

It's all bright on the night
'It was first time I had ever tasted chocolate. I kept a piece, and when Amsterdam was liberated, I gave it to the first Allied soldier I saw'

Bread from heaven

Dutch survivors thank RAF for World War II drop that saved millions
Britain will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power - Labour

How 'the Axe' helped Labour

UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power
Rare and exclusive video shows the horrific price paid by activists for challenging the rule of jihadist extremists in Syria

The price to be paid for challenging the rule of extremists

A revolution now 'consuming its own children'
Welcome to the world of Megagames

Welcome to the world of Megagames

300 players take part in Watch the Skies! board game in London
'Nymphomaniac' actress reveals what it was really like to star in one of the most explicit films ever

Charlotte Gainsbourg on 'Nymphomaniac'

Starring in one of the most explicit films ever
Robert Fisk in Abu Dhabi: The Emirates' out-of-sight migrant workers helping to build the dream projects of its rulers

Robert Fisk in Abu Dhabi

The Emirates' out-of-sight migrant workers helping to build the dream projects of its rulers
Vince Cable interview: Charging fees for employment tribunals was 'a very bad move'

Vince Cable exclusive interview

Charging fees for employment tribunals was 'a very bad move'
Iwan Rheon interview: Game of Thrones star returns to his Welsh roots to record debut album

Iwan Rheon is returning to his Welsh roots

Rheon is best known for his role as the Bastard of Bolton. It's gruelling playing a sadistic torturer, he tells Craig McLean, but it hasn't stopped him recording an album of Welsh psychedelia
Russell Brand's interview with Ed Miliband has got everyone talking about The Trews

Everyone is talking about The Trews

Russell Brand's 'true news' videos attract millions of viewers. But today's 'Milibrand' interview introduced his resolutely amateurish style to a whole new crowd
Morne Hardenberg interview: Cameraman for BBC's upcoming show Shark on filming the ocean's most dangerous predator

It's time for my close-up

Meet the man who films great whites for a living