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An Ugly Betty rewatch has Sam Delaney getting dewy-eyed over print media

1 month ago   |   By The Big Issue

I recently introduced my 12-year-old daughter to the magnificent mid-Noughties comedy drama Ugly Betty. In case you never saw it, the show is about smart but unstylish Betty, a Mexican-American from working-class Queens who manages to land a job at a high-class fashion magazine. It is an underrated gem. The script is razor-sharp, the stories are funny and moving and all the performances are brilliant.
“Didn't you used to work in magazines Dad?” my daughter asked me while we were watching. I did, I told her, but not ones like this. The mag in Ugly Betty is called Mode where everyone is...
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