Will Dean

Will Dean is Editor of The Independent Magazine

i Newspaper
 
TheIPaper
The Independent around the web

Suffragettes Forever! The Story of Women and Power, TV review: Punching against patriarchy

Preceding Wolf Hall – which itself preceded the last in the series of Jessica Hynes's Suffragette sitcom Up the Women – was historian Amanda Vickery's Suffragettes Forever! The Story of Women and Power.

A cut above: Claire Foy as Anne Boleyn in 'Wolf Hall'

Wolf Hall, TV review: Henry VIII goes out on a high in a history lesson that never lost its bite

Heads will roll. They certainly will if the BBC hasn't made Mark Rylance sign on for the third part of Hilary Mantel's Wolf Hall trilogy, The Mirror and the Light.

Pop sociologist: Ronson is deft at getting his shamed subjects to talk

So You've Been Publicly Shamed by Jon Ronson, book review: You are what you tweet

Take a wrong step in the internet age, finds Jon Ronson, and there is no place to hide
Top gun: John Wojtowicz was the subject of ‘Storyville: Sex Addict Heist – the Dog’

Storyville: Sex Addict Heist - the Dog, TV review: Real life story behind Dog Day Afternoon is stranger than any fiction

It's hard to make a noise on Wednesday at the moment, with Wolf Hall dominating the night's TV agenda, with back-up from The Comic Relief Bake-Off and Alaska. But if there's a piece of film-making that deserved to stand out in that schedule it's The Dog. Or, to give it its proper title, Storyville: Sex Addict Heist –the Dog.

Off the wall: Jolyon Rubinstein presented ‘An Idiot’s Guide to Politics’

An Idiot's Guide to Politics, TV review: Jolyon Rubinstein misses the point

Of course young people are disengaged from politics - they've got better things to do

Baby bond: writer Will Dean at home with his newborn baby, Johnny

Paternity leave: Do the figures actually add up?

Ed Miliband offers a sweetener for parents in his manifesto – the doubling of paternity leave. New father Will Dean wonders how useful it will be.

Britain will become the first country ever to allow the procedures if MPs vote yes, which are aimed at preventing serious or deadly genetic disease being passed on to the child

I just became a dad, so I know how vital proper paternity leave is

Good on Labour for its proposal, but the economics of it are not so simple

Abortion: Ireland's Guilty Secret?, TV review: BBC3's film reveals there's still a long way to go

On BBC3, reporter Alys Harte was looking at efforts to decriminalise/keep criminal abortion in both Northern Ireland and the Republic in Abortion: Ireland's Guilty Secret?

Making waves: 'Alaska: Earth's Frozen Kingdom'

Alaska: Earth's Frozen Kingdom, TV review: It's nice to watch animals get one over on humans

This beautiful new slice of natural history from the BBC focused on "America's last frontier" as it emerged from the hibernation of an arctic winter

Master of ceremony: Jeremy Paxman
Latest stories from i100
Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition apps?

Day In a Page

Syrian conflict is the world's first 'climate change war', say scientists, but it won't be the last one

Climate change key in Syrian conflict

And it will trigger more war in future
How I outwitted the Gestapo

How I outwitted the Gestapo

My life as a Jew in wartime Berlin
The nation's favourite animal revealed

The nation's favourite animal revealed

Women like cuddly creatures whilst men like creepy-crawlies
Is this the way to get young people to vote?

Getting young people to vote

From #VOTESELFISH to Bite the Ballot
Poldark star Heida Reed: 'I don't think a single bodice gets ripped'

Poldark star Heida Reed

'I don't think a single bodice gets ripped'
The difference between America and Israel? There isn’t one

The difference between America and Israel? There isn’t one

Netanyahu knows he can get away with anything in America, says Robert Fisk
Families clubbing together to build their own affordable accommodation

Do It Yourself approach to securing a new house

Community land trusts marking a new trend for taking the initiative away from developers
Head of WWF UK: We didn’t send Cameron to the Arctic to see green ideas freeze

David Nussbaum: We didn’t send Cameron to the Arctic to see green ideas freeze

The head of WWF UK remains sanguine despite the Government’s failure to live up to its pledges on the environment
Author Kazuo Ishiguro on being inspired by shoot-outs and samurai

Author Kazuo Ishiguro on being inspired by shoot-outs and samurai

Set in a mythologised 5th-century Britain, ‘The Buried Giant’ is a strange beast
With money, corruption and drugs, this monk fears Buddhism in Thailand is a ‘poisoned fruit’

Money, corruption and drugs

The monk who fears Buddhism in Thailand is a ‘poisoned fruit’
America's first slavery museum established at Django Unchained plantation - 150 years after slavery outlawed

150 years after it was outlawed...

... America's first slavery museum is established in Louisiana
Kelly Clarkson: How I snubbed Simon Cowell and become a Grammy-winning superstar

Kelly Clarkson: How I snubbed Simon Cowell and become a Grammy-winning superstar

The first 'American Idol' winner on how she manages to remain her own woman – Jane Austen fascination and all
Tony Oursler on exploring our uneasy relationship with technology with his new show

You won't believe your eyes

Tony Oursler's new show explores our uneasy relationship with technology. He's one of a growing number of artists with that preoccupation
Ian Herbert: Peter Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

The England coach leaves players to find solutions - which makes you wonder where he adds value, says Ian Herbert
War with Isis: Fears that the looming battle for Mosul will unleash 'a million refugees'

The battle for Mosul will unleash 'a million refugees'

Aid agencies prepare for vast exodus following planned Iraqi offensive against the Isis-held city, reports Patrick Cockburn