Why do people put so much time and effort into pretending that the opinions of the person on the street actually matter?
Continuing our crime movie series with a look at a pre-Hammer Horror Terence Fisher lightweight crime romp that fails to thrill.
The kerfuffle over the famous comedian’s return to UK TV.
1994 saw British television advertising step forward into the brave new world of European openness – and then quickly step back again.
Memories of working on the photo desk of the world’s most infamous photo agency.
The fire-breathing, demonic monster that gripped the public consciousness in the 19th Century.
The short-lived comic book series aiming to explore notorious scandals from the point of view of both people involved.
Scaring people into compliance and controlling the public discussion with vaguely worded laws and campaigns of moral panic.
Provocative documentaries about forbidden culture, from the days when Channel 4 was still a credible and daring broadcaster.
The demonisation of an innocent man over lurid sex fantasies and the belief that there is no smoke without fire – a cautionary tale.
Smugly wrecking lives for money and power – the British tabloids continue to occupy the bottom rung of humanity.
The definitive visual guide to the most notorious films of the 1980s.