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How the classics have been used to justify centuries of Western bigotry.
If Jim Sheridan’s series gives us both mystery and tragedy, this is also televisual psycho-geography.
Recorded on location at the RSPB Strumpshaw Fen, the programme is peppered with birdsong and the buzz of grasshoppers, giving it a lively, absorbing feel.
In this tedious and excruciating film, Sharon Horgan and James McAvoy play a warring couple trapped together in lockdown.
Even Andrew Neil seemed close to embarrassment at the launch of his own channel, the TV equivalent of the RMS Titantic.
Barry Jenkins’s exploration of slavery in The Underground Railroad is undeniably traumatic to watch. But does that make it “trauma porn”?
Sean Bean and Stephen Graham are utterly sensational in portraying two men trapped inside.
In this episode, authors Sarah Perry and Sinéad Gleeson reflect on how their relationships with their bodies have changed over lockdown.
This is a show that delights in subverting stereotypical narratives about Muslim women.
This historical drama is full of inert dialogue, cheesy props and stapled-on proto-feminism.
Adults, Almost mixes anecdotes and interviews with clips recorded in teenagers’ homes, as well as musical and spoken word sequences.