The Young Offenders

It’s still so young as a medium: not even a century old. But so much has happened to television recently, it’s hard to say how we’ll be watching it by(...)

Jodie Whittaker will become the first woman to play the Time Lord in Doctor Who, the BBC has revealed. File photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Broadchurch star Jodie Whittaker will become the first female Doctor in Doctor Who, the BBC has announced. The actress (35), will take over from Pete(...)

Good cop, sad cop: Olivia Colman, David Tennant and Julie Hesmondhalgh in Broadchurch

At one point during the opening episode of Broadchurch (TV3, Monday, 10pm), now beginning its third and final season, Olivia Colman’s detective sergea(...)

Alys Harte, presenter of Abortion: Ireland’s Guilty Secret? on BBC Three

A documentary on abortion in Ireland when there isn’t a “hard case” propelling it into the headlines is unusual. It’s a subject that ebbs and flows(...)

Death becomes them: Olivia Colman and David Tennant in ‘Broadchurch’

Watching Broadchurch (TV3, Monday) after the first part of RTÉ’s Charles Haughey trilogy was like stepping out of the theatre and into fresh air. (...)