Sep 12, 2016
We have a verdict in the Archers trial, but what, asks Angela Barnes, comes next for Helen? Contains SPOILERS, obviously.
Sep 04, 2016
The trial of Helen Titchener kicks off in today's instalment of The Archers. Angela Barnes takes a look at what the verdict might be.
Jul 22, 2016
Everyone’s favourite fucked-up horseman is back. Angela Barnes explains how watching this bleak existential comedy is a deep dark night of the soul that also exercises the chuckle muscles.
Jun 03, 2016
The Liverpudlian writer’s sitcoms stuck two fingers up at the two-dimensional depiction of female characters in the genre, writes Angela Barnes.
Mar 15, 2016
Angela Barnes is full of admiration for her ‘mother hen’ friend from school, a Macmillan nurse who is taking on the Great Wall of China to raise money for charity. We think she’s a hero too.
Feb 09, 2016
It makes for uncomfortable listening but Angela Barnes, for one, is grateful to The Archers for bringing the issue of coercive control to the airwaves.
Jan 11, 2016
Ili is a nifty bit of kit, which can solve a shedload of problems. So why, asks Angela Barnes, market it as a tool for sexual harassment?
Aug 18, 2015
The annual comedy benefit in memory of the glorious Linda Smith takes place in Edinburgh this week. Comedian Angela Barnes takes time out ahead of the gig to remember the lady who made her believe she could be what she now is.
May 18, 2015
From teen with low self-esteem to professional standup, Angela Barnes has learned a lot in the last few years, not least about poor haircuts.
Jul 13, 2015
In 2013, Angela Barnes wrote about being ugly and proud of it. She revisited the piece recently for research purposes and realised that, while she’d bared her soul, she hadn’t bared her face.