Gillean Craig celebrates a BAFTA win for
Gillean Craig enjoys a "bundle of
Gillean Craig enjoys Ballot Monkeys, "a fine
satire on contemporary PR and media would-be manipulation"
Gillean Craig watches a sober and sobering
account of the decimation of Christianity in its ancient
SEX and the Church, BBC2's new three-part documentary (Fridays),
is exactly the kind of commission that we expect from the Religion
and Ethics Department - except that, alas, it wasn't
Gillean Craig reviews BBC productions that
sought to bring the Bible to life.
Television: HOW good that an Occasional
Office of the Established Church should command several hours of
primetime TV last week. In its various Richard III programmes,
Channel 4 gave the most thorough attention to the reinterment of
our last Plantagenet monarch
Television: Muslim Miss
World (BBC3, Thursday of last week) was a video diary
by the UK entry to the World Muslimah contest, Dina Torkia.
It raised more serious questions than I expected
Television: "I WANT to broaden things out,
not narrow them down." So the artist,
in Hockney (BBC2, Saturday), explained the
reason behind the reverse perspective with which he experiments
Television: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle can write
crime fiction - can he solve a real crime? This is the
scenario of ITV's new Arthur and George, based on
Julian Barnes's novel, retelling a sensational true history.
Television: Suffragettes Forever! The Story
of Women and Power is a documentary fuelled by
indignation at the way in which women were repressed, by the way
married women were the property of their husbands, and by the
innumerable indignities visited on them down the ages