SRSLY #101: Baby Driver / Okja / Happy Valley

On the pop culture podcast this week: the Edgar Wright film Baby Driver, the Netflix feature Okja and the BBC drama Happy Valley.

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Baby Driver

The trailer.

A contrary view to ours, focusing on the problematic elements of the film.

Okja

The show on Netflix.

Anna's piece about its genre-mashing.

Happy Valley

A trailer.

The show on Netflix.

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We are discussing the RSC play Queen Anne, currently playing at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket in London.

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PS If you missed #100, check it out here.