A cultural legacy depends on far more than passing enthusiasm

Nicholas Clairmont has avidly viewed more than 750 episodes of the comedy about the residents of Springfield — but won’t be watching any more

Masters of the Air is a visually impressive aerial WW2 adventure with the potential to go far

In praise of a genre that is both beloved and maligned

Dr Who has succeeded because and not in spite of its limitations

Biology, not clothes and hair, is key to womanhood

The long cultural shadow of World War Two

Against the flattened world of modern popular culture

In a risk averse world of fakes and phonies, the ever-authentic Sir Michael Parkinson is sorely missed

A pseudo-history of British comedy leaves one depressed