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.
15 August 2014 12:00 AM
I've been thinking this week about J.J. Murphy, the actor who died, aged 86, four days into filming scenes for his role as Ser Denys Mallister in Game of Thrones. His friends have spoken of his excitement to be cast in the hit show and it’s undoubtedly a triumphant cap to a seven-decade career. Let’s hope producers find a way to include him in the finished series.
12 August 2014 12:15 PM
When Ellen E Jones met Robin Williams in 2010, he spoke about his movies with an emotionally-intelligent humility
12 August 2014 12:01 AM
In format, Cooks’ Questions is quite a lot like Radio 4’s Gardeners’ Question Time, so why isn’t it also on the radio?
Women of World War One: The story of women in the First World War is also the story of female liberation
12 August 2014 12:00 AM
Kate Adie is an excellent guide to women’s battle for equality during the Great War
10 August 2014 11:00 AM
Review of the BBC America’s first original comedy commission
10 August 2014 12:00 AM
08 August 2014 12:00 AM
The ink is just drying on the many zeros of their new pay deals, and an eighth series is soon to start filming, so The Big Bang Theory cast must be feeling pretty smug right now.
08 August 2014 12:00 AM
The soldiers of 1914 probably didn't listen to quite so much throbbing techno but, soundtrack aside, Our World War on BBC3, aimed to re-create the Battle of Mons as it really was, based on the diary entries and later testimony of those on the front line.
07 August 2014 11:12 PM
The plot is not really the point - it’s to get to know Doctor No.12
06 August 2014 09:02 PM
It makes no apology for its tweeness or its terrible puns
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Russia freezes Ukraine into submission: Kiev admits country doesn't have enough fuel for winter
Scottish independence: The Queen breaks silence on referendum debate – as think tank warns of £14bn black hole if Scotland votes Yes
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- 2 Friends 20th anniversary: Alison Jackson photographs reunited cast
- 3 A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims
- 4 The response to my Pizza Express review has been overwhelming, and taught me a lot about journalism
- 5 Free U2 album: How the most generous giveaway in music history turned into a PR disaster