All articles by Josephine Botting

Lists

100 BBC TV gamechangers

100 years of the BBC. 100 programmes that changed the face of television. How many of these do you remember?

By Lisa Kerrigan, Nadia Attia and others

100 BBC TV gamechangers
The best of 2021

The best new British TV of 2021, picked by BFI curators

By Lisa Kerrigan, James Bell and others

The best new British TV of 2021, picked by BFI curators
Features

“Servant? I’m nobody’s servant”: Dirk Bogarde in Pinterland 

By Josephine Botting

“Servant? I’m nobody’s servant”: Dirk Bogarde in Pinterland 
Features

Muriel Box: the government files on the work of Britain’s pioneering female director

By Josephine Botting and Sarah Castagnetti

Muriel Box: the government files on the work of Britain’s pioneering female director
Obituaries

Norman J. Warren: the gentleman of English exploitation

By Josephine Botting

Norman J. Warren: the gentleman of English exploitation
Lists

The best British TV of 2020, picked by BFI curators

By Robin Baker, Josephine Botting and others

The best British TV of 2020, picked by BFI curators
Features

Remembering British film star Anne Crawford on the centenary of her birth

By Josephine Botting

Remembering British film star Anne Crawford on the centenary of her birth
Obituaries

Diana Rigg obituary: an independent, indefatigable star

By Josephine Botting

Diana Rigg obituary: an independent, indefatigable star
BFI Recommends

BFI Recommends: Red Road

By Josephine Botting

BFI Recommends: Red Road
Britain on Lockdown

Britain on Lockdown: The online videos shaping the crisis #2

By Jez Stewart, Patrick Russell and others

Britain on Lockdown: The online videos shaping the crisis #2
Interviews

Alexander Korda and Winston Churchill: how the producer and the politician changed British cinema

By Josephine Botting

Alexander Korda and Winston Churchill: how the producer and the politician changed British cinema
Features

The Orchard End Murder and the forgotten world of the programme filler

By Josephine Botting

The Orchard End Murder and the forgotten world of the programme filler
Features

How British film celebrated the role of women during the Second World War

By Josephine Botting

How British film celebrated the role of women during the Second World War
Features

Symptoms: the lost classic of 70s horror is back

By Josephine Botting

Symptoms: the lost classic of 70s horror is back
Features

Remembering Julie Harris, costume designer for Bond and Hitchcock

By Josephine Botting

Remembering Julie Harris, costume designer for Bond and Hitchcock
10 great

10 great Christmas films

By Josephine Botting, Sarah Currant and others

10 great Christmas films
10 great

10 great British films directed by women

By Jemma Desai, Selina Robertson and others

10 great British films directed by women
Lists

International Women’s Day: 29 inspiring women in film

By Adrienne Rashbrook-Cooper, Alex Davidson and others

International Women’s Day: 29 inspiring women in film
10 great

10 great films about sex

By Samuel Wigley, Katy McGahan and others

10 great films about sex
Features

Vivien Leigh adrift: The Deep Blue Sea

By Josephine Botting

Vivien Leigh adrift: The Deep Blue Sea