Recent articles by Holden Frith

Jamie Oliver's Comfort Food

Jamie's Comfort Food: a recipe for world domination

Tue 2 Sep, AT 10:04 Holden Frith

Forget 15-minute meals and school health drives. Jamie's Comfort Food is all about guilty pleasures

Hotel India

Hotel India: new generation demands new kind of luxury

Thu 28 Aug, AT 10:02 Holden Frith

Calling time on the bell-boys, housemaids and even the guests at the Taj Mahal Palace hotel in Mumbai

Dr Michael Mosley in Should I Eat Meat?

Should I Eat Meat? Dubious science spoils BBC2 dish

Tue 19 Aug, AT 09:12 Holden Frith

The answer to the question 'Is meat bad for you?' remains the same – Yes and No

BBC3 drama Our World War

Our World War: a fitting swansong for doomed BBC3

Fri 15 Aug, AT 09:21 Holden Frith

Drama of a young man's refusal to join a British deserter's firing squad makes memorable TV

Great British Bake Off presenters Mel and Sue

Great British Bake Off: same recipe, same taste, same jokes

Thu 7 Aug, AT 09:18 Holden Frith

Move from BBC1 to BBC2 need not have scared fans: it remains as light and playful as spun sugar

Secret History of our Streets tackles the Scottish question

Fri 25 Jul, AT 08:52 Holden Frith

BBC2's unexpected hit series reveals just how much Edinburgh and London have in common

Fiona O'Shaughnessy in Utopia

Utopia: as compelling as ever - and the body count is rising

Tue 15 Jul, AT 09:33 Holden Frith

Utopia retains a robust attitude towards violence as befits a drama with comic-book aesthetics

Amazon Fire smartphone

Mobile news: readers on the rise but where's the revenue?

Thu 10 Jul, AT 09:40 Holden Frith

It's a story of missing clicks as social networking changes how we access news on the run

The Honourable Woman: a far cry from Homeland's Carrie

Fri 4 Jul, AT 09:18 Holden Frith

Maggie Gyllenhaal displays an impeccable English accent and cool charisma in new BBC2 drama

A row of houses in London

Hot Property documentary: not enough digging at BBC2

Fri 27 Jun, AT 08:56 Holden Frith

Sandy Toksvig-narrated programme fails to ask why housing has never been so unaffordable

David Beckham in the Amazon

Into the Unknown: David Beckham’s motorcycle diary

Tue 10 Jun, AT 09:00 Holden Frith

Too old to play in the World Cup, Becks sets off for the jungle. But is he really tired of fame?

A British Airways stewardess

A Very British Airline: serious documentary or cheesy souffle?

Tue 3 Jun, AT 09:47 Holden Frith

BBC2's British Airways insight is a bit of a letdown – especially for those who fly in the cheap seats

A lit cigarette

Burning Desire: from those wonderful folks who brought you lung cancer…

Fri 30 May, AT 09:11 Holden Frith

In this revealing documentary, tobacco chiefs seem disturbingly reasonable in their pursuit of profit

Longitude Prize 2014: a vote for the future of British science

Thu 22 May, AT 13:16 Holden Frith

Tonight's Horizon launches a new Longitude Prize to tackle the world's great problems

Twitter

Twitter is not dead – but it has lost its radical ambition

Fri 16 May, AT 09:18 Holden Frith

Twitter was once a network of equals - now it's dividing into a performing class and an audience

New Battle of the Sexes will only end when internet grows up

Fri 9 May, AT 09:28 Holden Frith

Kirsty Wark documentary addresses online abuse but fails to tackle the witless misogynists

Tom Hollander in Rev

Rev's Christian critics miss the point: we like our religion vague

Tue 29 Apr, AT 10:47 Holden Frith

The Rev Adam Smallbone may displease fundamentalists, but he’s the perfect priest for a post-Christian nation

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Vox.com and The Upshot: new ways to spread the news

Fri 25 Apr, AT 10:24 Holden Frith

Two new websites seek to interpret the news rather than just report it – but will it be profitable?

Big Allotment Challenge: does a perfect radish make perfect TV?

Wed 16 Apr, AT 09:18 Holden Frith

New BBC2 show makes Great British Bake-Off seem dangerously subversive by comparison

Ian Hislop's Olden Days: have I got historical myths for you

Thu 10 Apr, AT 10:00 Holden Frith

How myths, legends and memories have been used to reshape the past, present and future

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