And Just Like That: Thoughts on the reboot

With the news the Sex and the City reboot And Just Like That is being renewed for a second season, the Broad couldn’t help but wonder about a new opening scene. Evening, bedroom, camera zooms in on one of the trio in the final throes of passion with her bedmate. She flops

3 Scandi films to watch now

If you like a bit of Scandi TV, then the Broad highly recommends delving into some films of the Nordic and Scandi variety. Scandi Noir has been having something of a moment, although it has to be said that its moment has lasted for quite a few years. It was largely

Meet Author Jessica Mudditt

Jessica Mudditt is a freelance journalist and the author of Our Home in Myanmar, a memoir about her four years living and working in Myanmar with her Bangladeshi husband, Sherpa. She shares her experiences as a foreign reporter and what it was like capturing that in her book with the

Meet Author Susanne Gervay

Susanne Gervay OAM is an award-winning author of many novels and YA stories, who found her passion for writing through personal loss, and has spent her career showing the power of stories to help and guide readers young and old. “Life’s dramas sent me to the writer’s page,” says writer Susanne

5 books & TV shows for IWD

Five TV shows and books to inspire, enrage and engage this International Women’s Day. The Double X Economy The Double X Economy: The Epic Potential of Women’s Empowerment, Linda Scott “Historic structures have placed women into an almost entirely separate and restricted economic sphere, and this arrangement tangibly limits growth, widens inequality and

What’s your guilty pleasure TV?

What are your guilty pleasure TV shows? Or are you hate-watching TV, watching a show you don't always like, but can't seem to turn off. The Broad usually like to be evenhanded when it comes to reviewing TV, films and books. Typically only the shows and books worth recommending get

What to watch, read and listen to in February

The monthly round-up of TV, film, book and article recommendations that includes Spanish Princess, Love, Nina, Sir, Loud and You Don’t Belong Here. A Note on TV Spanish Princess Two new TV series to talk about this month, both set in England, although worlds apart in time and topic. We know a lot

5 digital trends for 2021

The digital trends we’re likely to see in 2021, from 8K TV and digital reality in work and study to video doctor consults and smart devices. It wouldn’t be a new year without a predictions post, so here goes with a bunch of predictions for the way digital and the internet

Festive season TV – Part 2

The final installment in the wrap-up of 2020 TV series. Pros and Cons The first TV series to recommend this month is the Danish series Pros and Cons. Think: Breaking Bad meets The Americans. The story revolves around a married couple, Erik and Nina, one-time con artists, who have given the

Festive season books – Part 2

The second installment in the recap series featuring some of the books discussed on the blog in 2020. Actress Actress is Irish author Anne Enright’s latest novel and tells the story of Katherine O’Dell by her daughter Norah, her life on the stage across continents and her relationships in her life, and