Mad Men

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‘The end of peak television’: has the era of prestige TV just ground to a halt?
Many of the biggest shows are coming to an end, cancellations are through the roof and miniseries are on the rise. Are the days of the all-conquering television drama numbered?

David Renshaw

05, Jun, 2023 @8:00 AM

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‘At best it is brain-rotting’: Love Island will be banned in 50 years
As another toxic series of Love Island draws to a close, we ask: is it as lethal for our health as smoking?

Iona David

01, Aug, 2022 @9:24 AM

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Mad Men at 15: how the genius advertising drama foresaw the death of the American dream
From the micro-aggressions toward Black, female and LGBTQ characters to its depiction of a worrying narcissist named Donald, this forward-thinking drama was a warning from history

Phil Harrison

19, Jul, 2022 @4:08 PM

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Robert Morse, star of Mad Men and Broadway, dies aged 90
The actor is best known for playing Bert Cooper in the hit drama, and twice won Tony awards for stage roles

Alexi Duggins

21, Apr, 2022 @10:29 AM

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Sip, sip, hooray! Film, music, art and more about drinking
Whether your tipple is Mad Men, Roger Scruton or a game set in Satan’s afterparty, our critics toast the best culture about booze

Jessica Kiang, Phil Harrison, Keza MacDonald, Michael Cragg, Steven Poole

13, Dec, 2021 @10:00 AM

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From The Sopranos to Fleabag: 10 of the best television finales
Demons, dinosaur attacks, an inspired advertising pitch … There are many ways to conclude a much-loved show. Here are the most memorable

Stuart Heritage

17, Sep, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Christina Hendricks: ‘We were critically acclaimed – and everyone wanted to ask me about my bra’
The star of Good Girls discusses Mad Men, sexual harassment and squaring her glamorous reputation with her ‘weird, goofy’ personality

Zoe Williams

02, Jun, 2021 @5:00 AM

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‘Cliffhangers should be illegal!’: the most annoying things about TV
From shoddy subtitles to improbable accents and the fact that no one ever uses a toilet, our writers address the biggest bugbears on the small screen

Rachel Aroesti, Josh Salisbury, Ammar Kalia, Kate Abbott, Tim Jonze, Hannah J Davies, Stuart Heritage, Toby Moses and Catherine Shoard

07, May, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Pitfalls of the BBC using independent production companies | Letter
Letters: The corporation already works with independents and is highly innovative, but is hampered by government policies, writes Steve Elliot


25, Sep, 2020 @3:44 PM

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Alison Brie: ‘The effects of trauma spider-webbed through the whole family’
Even as a young girl, Alison Brie knew how to entertain a crowd. Now, the star of Mad Men and Glow is tackling the heartbreak of her grandmother’s struggles with mental illness

Aaron Hicklin

08, Mar, 2020 @8:00 AM

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No more Mr Bad Guy! Farewell for ever to TV's male antiheroes
At the start of the decade, the likes of Don Draper and Walter White loomed large on our screens. Now, they’ve been neutered – and made way for far more fascinating figures

Paul MacInnes

29, Dec, 2019 @4:00 PM

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Luxury hoodies and unmissable bottoms: 10 looks that defined the decade
From feminist Ts to Love Island bodies, this is how fashion looked in the 2010s

Jess Cartner-Morley

22, Nov, 2019 @1:00 PM

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