Jessie Thompson


A happy ending for the romcom?

25 February 2015 The romantic comedy as we know it is dying – and it fills my feminist heart with joy, writes Jessie Thompson

I don’t care about the Lib Dems, but I’ll enjoy seeing them get their payback

30 May 2014 With or without Clegg at the helm, the Lib Dems will remain a party devoid of principles and heading for oblivion, writes Jessie Thompson

The Maria Miller scandal shows a frightening chasm between politicians and the public mood

10 April 2014 Miller and the Tory leadership seemed baffled as to why her actions were deemed quite so repugnant, writes Jessie Thompson

BBC’s ban on all-male panel shows: a step forward, but we need real equality

12 February 2014 It would be foolish not to welcome the ban, writes Jessie Thompson – but would equal air time for women really be so radical?