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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In the picture: Anthony LaPaglia and Martin Freeman in 'The Eichmann Show'

The Eichmann Show, BBC2 - TV review: A deft docu-drama puts Eichmann back in the dock

The real drama of this story took place not in the camera-control room, but in the courtroom itself

The Hidden Killers of the Tudor Home: Another instalment of Suzannah Lipscomb's sexed-up social history series

The Hidden Killers of the Tudor Home, BBC4 - TV review

Lipscomb is not too proper to don Tudor garb, dive in and demonstrate how it was so many people drowned  in shallow streams  or ponds

The Real Housewives of Cheshire

The Real Housewives of Cheshire, ITVBe - TV review

The real star of the show is not the women, but their wealth

Buckets of fun: Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan in 'Catastrophe'

Catastrophe, Channel 4 - review: An enjoyably rude romcom that's safer than it thinks it is

Will Catastrophe help ease thirtysomething adolescents into a much-deferred maturity or scare them off it entirely?

The cast of 'Call the Midwife'

Call the Midwife, BBC1 - review: Cosy sister act with dose of realism makes welcome return

Combines its comforting predictability with moments of relevant insight

Why is David Sparkly – sorry, Starkey – who sees Muslims as a mass of malice, still invited to be a current affairs commentator?

Getting a name wrong is just plain rude, Dr Starkey

What it really says is: 'I do not believe the bearer is important enough to justify my effort'

E4’s new US-import sitcom 'Marry Me'

Marry Me, TV review: Comforting nostalgia tale features an assortment of well-worn gender-based stereotypes

E4's new US-import sitcom Marry Me is a comforting nostalgia tale about long-term, intimate relationships – y'know, those things that used to develop when two people were in same room, communicating face to face.

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

Hacked off: Maisie Williams in ‘Cyberbully’

Cyberbully, Channel4 - review: Maisie Williams single-handedly rises to the challenge

This thriller was that rare thing - a show that connected with teens and oldsters

The bug society: Esther Smith (centre) in 'Cockroaches'

Cockroaches, ITV2 - TV review: Like 'The Walking Dead' with a sillier sense of humour and a British TV budget

The script kept us entertained by pondering the many "what ifs" of life after civilisation

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Election 2015: How many of the Government's coalition agreement promises have been kept?

Promises, promises

But how many coalition agreement pledges have been kept?
The Gaza fisherman who built his own reef - and was shot dead there by an Israeli gunboat

The death of a Gaza fisherman

He built his own reef, and was fatally shot there by an Israeli gunboat
Saudi Arabia's airstrikes in Yemen are fuelling the Gulf's fire

Saudi airstrikes are fuelling the Gulf's fire

Arab intervention in Yemen risks entrenching Sunni-Shia divide and handing a victory to Isis, says Patrick Cockburn
Zayn Malik's departure from One Direction shows the perils of fame in the age of social media

The only direction Zayn could go

We wince at the anguish of One Direction's fans, but Malik's departure shows the perils of fame in the age of social media
Young Magician of the Year 2015: Meet the schoolgirl from Newcastle who has her heart set on being the competition's first female winner

Spells like teen spirit

A 16-year-old from Newcastle has set her heart on being the first female to win Young Magician of the Year. Jonathan Owen meets her
Jonathan Anderson: If fashion is a cycle, this young man knows just how to ride it

If fashion is a cycle, this young man knows just how to ride it

British designer Jonathan Anderson is putting his stamp on venerable house Loewe
Number plates scheme could provide a licence to offend in the land of the free

Licence to offend in the land of the free

Cash-strapped states have hit on a way of making money out of drivers that may be in collision with the First Amendment, says Rupert Cornwell
From farm to fork: Meet the Cornish fishermen, vegetable-growers and butchers causing a stir in London's top restaurants

From farm to fork in Cornwall

One man is bringing together Cornwall's most accomplished growers, fishermen and butchers with London's best chefs to put the finest, freshest produce on the plates of some of the country’s best restaurants
Robert Parker interview: The world's top wine critic on tasting 10,000 bottles a year, absurd drinking notes and New World wannabes

Robert Parker interview

The world's top wine critic on tasting 10,000 bottles a year, absurd drinking notes and New World wannabes
Don't believe the stereotype - or should you?

Don't believe the stereotype - or should you?

We exaggerate regional traits and turn them into jokes - and those on the receiving end are in on it too, says DJ Taylor
How to make your own Easter egg: Willie Harcourt-Cooze shares his chocolate recipes

How to make your own Easter egg

Willie Harcourt-Cooze talks about his love affair with 'cacao' - and creates an Easter egg especially for The Independent on Sunday
Bill Granger recipes: Our chef declares barbecue season open with his twist on a tradtional Easter Sunday lamb lunch

Bill Granger's twist on Easter Sunday lunch

Next weekend, our chef plans to return to his Aussie roots by firing up the barbecue
Joe Marler: 'It's the way I think the game should be played'

Joe Marler: 'It's the way I think the game should be played'

The England prop relives the highs and lows of last Saturday's remarkable afternoon of Six Nations rugby
Cricket World Cup 2015: Has the success of the tournament spelt the end for Test matches?

Cricket World Cup 2015

Has the success of the tournament spelt the end for Test matches?
The Last Word: Justin Gatlin knows the price of everything, the value of nothing

Michael Calvin's Last Word

Justin Gatlin knows the price of everything, the value of nothing