Rob Smedley

Toast Of London: the funniest UK sitcom nobody's watching

Rob Smedley Feature
Nov 7, 2014

Should you be watching Matt Berry comedy show Toast Of London on Channel 4? In the words of Stephen Toast... Yes!

The jarring nostalgia of kids' TV reboots

Rob Smedley Feature
Jun 23, 2014

How likely is the current crop of kids' TV reboots, from Danger Mouse to The Clangers, Morph and more, to harm your childhood memories?

iPlay-Ha! Examining BBC iPlayer's Comedy Shorts

Rob Smedley Feature
Jun 5, 2014

Rob casts his eye over the BBC's collection of iPlayer comedy shorts, feat. Bob Mortimer, Reece Shearsmith, Morgana Robinson and more...

In The Flesh series 2 interview: Luke Newberry and Wunmi Mosaku

Rob Smedley Interview
Apr 30, 2014

As series 2 of In The Flesh approaches, Rob chats to its star Luke Newberry and newcomer Wunmi Mosaku...

In The Flesh series 2 interview: Harriet Cains

Rob Smedley Interview
Apr 29, 2014

Rob chats to In The Flesh's Jem Walker about series 2, the fan response, PTSD and Gareth the gun...

In The Flesh series 2 interview: Emily Bevan and Emmett Scanlan

Rob Smedley Interview
May 1, 2014

Rob chats to In The Flesh's Amy and newcomer Simon about series 2, otherness, belief and zombies with layers...

Fleming episode 4 review

Rob Smedley Review
Mar 5, 2014

Fleming fizzles out, leaving its audience none the wiser about the creator of James Bond. Here's Rob's review of the finale...

Fleming episode 3 review

Rob Smedley Review
Feb 26, 2014

Is Fleming only a pale Bond imitation? Here's Rob's review of part three...

Fleming episode 2 review

Rob Smedley Review
Feb 19, 2014

Rob struggles to see the Bond creator as a hero in this week's tricky episode of Fleming...

Fleming episode 1 review

Rob Smedley Review
Feb 12, 2014

Sky's glossy four-part Ian Fleming biopic is a sexy affair. Here's Rob's review of episode one...