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Eva Green in Penny Dreadful (Jonathan Hession/SHOWTIME)

Penny Dreadful is a sublime reimagining of Victorian pulp fiction horror stories

'This beautifully put-together film followed the lives of Caribbeans who had to navigate their way through a complex racial order'

In praise of a history documentary with an important cause at its heart

Paddy McGuinness, the host of Take Me Out

I’d love to see the political leaders woo us as the lights slowly go out

Sir Robert Rogers, clerk of the house, stars in the documentary Inside the Commons (Atlantic Productions/BBC Picture)

Jacob Rees-Mogg is the intelligent yet self-effacing star of Inside the Commons

Damian Lewis, who plays Henry VIII, during the filming of BBC Two's Wolf Hall (Ed Miller)

The king is suspiciously slim in BBC Two’s blockbuster Wolf Hall

The Telegrah reported that many babies were being aborted just for being girls

A Bill seeking to ban the practice is not being supported by the Government – so MPs will have to fight for it

Cardinal Raymond Burke (CNS)

Cardinal Burke was ridiculed for saying men are repelled by a ‘feminised’ Church. But he grasps that fathers have a huge influence over whether children grow up to be Mass-goers

Peter Capaldi as Doctor Who

We don’t mind if the Daleks are Scientologists, but please don’t let the Time Lord turn into a secular bore

Using a free-standing exoskeleton, Thomas Peters can take hundreds of steps in each rehabilitation session

He was a handsome blogger known to millions as the American Papist. A freak accident left him fighting for his life – but his faith survived

A scene from John Lewis's 'Monty the Penguin' advert Below: Sainsburys' First World War effort

Christmas has become so debased in Britain perhaps it should be renamed to avoid confusion with the real thing