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A Queen’s Ransom: gender-pay gap scandal in The Crown

8 months ago / 0 comments

It has been revealed that the star of the Netflix tv series The Crown, Claire Foy, has been paid less than co-star Matt Smith. Amidst all the rising commentary around the gender wage gap, it was particularly interesting, and somewhat disheartening, to note that this is unlikely to change anything. … Read More

TV | The Day of the Doctor – 50 years of Doctor Who

5 years ago / 0 comments

Life can be only understood by looking backwards; but it can only be lived forwards. In that lies the central conceit of The Day of the Doctor. Beneath its Saturday night tea time family viewing trappings lurked a mature and astute piece of drama that was both bold and audacious … Read More