Ros Cranston

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Lists

The best British TV of 2023, as picked by BFI curators

From The Reckoning to The Enfield Poltergeist: BFI curators select their TV-watching highlights of the year.

By Xavier Alexandre Pillai, Josephine Botting and others

The best British TV of 2023, as picked by BFI curators
Lists

The best British TV of 2022, as picked by BFI curators

By James Bell, Ros Cranston and others

The best British TV of 2022, as picked by BFI curators
Lists

100 BBC TV gamechangers

By Lisa Kerrigan, Nadia Attia and others

100 BBC TV gamechangers
Features

Breaking the goldfish bowl: Britain’s women documentary makers

By Ros Cranston

Breaking the goldfish bowl: Britain’s women documentary makers
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

The first anti-smoking films: how a nation started to quit

By Ros Cranston and Patrick Russell

The first anti-smoking films: how a nation started to quit
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

Charity Film Awards 2020: what won at a ceremony in lockdown

By Ros Cranston

Charity Film Awards 2020: what won at a ceremony in lockdown
BFI Recommends

BFI Recommends: Who’s Gonna Love Me Now?

By Ros Cranston

BFI Recommends: Who’s Gonna Love Me Now?
Britain on Lockdown

Britain on Lockdown: The online videos shaping the crisis #3

By Bryony Dixon, Ros Cranston and others

Britain on Lockdown: The online videos shaping the crisis #3
Britain on Lockdown

Britain on Lockdown: The online videos shaping the crisis #1

By Ros Cranston, William Fowler and others

Britain on Lockdown: The online videos shaping the crisis #1
Where to begin

Where to begin with Kim Longinotto

By Ros Cranston

Where to begin with Kim Longinotto
Features

Humphrey Jennings: how the documentarian inspired Danny Boyle’s London 2012 Olympic ceremony

By Ros Cranston

Humphrey Jennings: how the documentarian inspired Danny Boyle’s London 2012 Olympic ceremony
Lists

The best British TV of 2018

By Elinor Groom, Storm Patterson and others

The best British TV of 2018
News

Hit online autism film wins 2018 Charity Film of the Year award

By Ros Cranston

Hit online autism film wins 2018 Charity Film of the Year award
Interviews

The films that anticipated the Brexit vote

By Ros Cranston

The films that anticipated the Brexit vote
Lists

The best British TV of 2017 so far

By Lisa Kerrigan, Josephine Botting and others

The best British TV of 2017 so far
Features

Decoding the 2017 UK party election broadcasts

By Ros Cranston

Decoding the 2017 UK party election broadcasts
Features

Notes from Sheffield Doc/Fest 2017

By Ros Cranston

Notes from Sheffield Doc/Fest 2017
Features

5 pioneering women behind the camera during the Second World War

By Ros Cranston, Steven Foxon and others

5 pioneering women behind the camera during the Second World War
Reviews

Film of the week: The Hard Stop

By Ros Cranston

Film of the week: The Hard Stop
Lists

The best British TV of 2016

By Steve Bryant, Ros Cranston and others

The best British TV of 2016
Features

Sheffield stoked by Jarvis Cocker and The Big Melt

By Ros Cranston and Katy McGahan

Sheffield stoked by Jarvis Cocker and The Big Melt
Features

Lost Syrian arch captured in gorgeous Technicolor

By Ros Cranston

Lost Syrian arch captured in gorgeous Technicolor
Features

Notes from Sheffield Doc/Fest 2016

By Ros Cranston

Notes from Sheffield Doc/Fest 2016
Features

The films that built Out of the Rubble

By Ros Cranston, Mark Duguid and others

The films that built Out of the Rubble
Features

Power in Our Hands and other films about the UK deaf community

By Ros Cranston and Katy McGahan

Power in Our Hands and other films about the UK deaf community
Lists

Fascinating suffragette films now on BFI Player

By Bryony Dixon, Edward Anderson and others

Fascinating suffragette films now on BFI Player
Features

Notes from Sheffield Doc/Fest 2015

By Ros Cranston

Notes from Sheffield Doc/Fest 2015
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