And the truth (or at least, an attempt at redressing the balance)

Monthly Archives: February 2011

Reality TV: escapism from the flaws of, er, reality

In the past few days, British TV has graced our television sets with several distinctly working class-focused reality TV shows: celebrity chef Michel Roux’s Service on BBC2, Channel 4′s My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding, and BBC4′s Snog Marry Avoid?. Each one of these programmes featured a set of predominantly working class young people, each of […]