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    Hospital

    2021-05-12T10:35:00Z

    “It creates emotional engagement without indulging in sentimentality or manipulation”

  • Three Families
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    Three Families

    2021-05-11T09:00:00Z

    “It is the mark of a good drama that hours after you have watched it you realise that you still feel angry”

  • The Pursuit of Love
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    The Pursuit of Love

    2021-05-10T09:24:00Z

    “Emily Mortimer’s adaptation of Nancy Mitford’s 1945 novel is dynamic, vigorous and punky”

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    Ian Wright: Home Truths

    2021-05-07T09:55:00Z

    “This was a powerful and profoundly moving hour of television”

  • Bloods
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    Bloods

    2021-05-06T08:59:00Z

    “The brio and energy that Samson Kayo brings to the role is a joy to behold”

  • The Money Maker
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    The Money Maker

    2021-05-05T09:08:00Z

    “It’s a sort of one-man Dragons’ Den – a Gordon Ramsay show, if Ramsay were effortlessly cool and into profit and advice instead of food and shouting.”

  • Line of Duty
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    Line Of Duty

    2021-05-04T09:29:00Z

    “To tie up a story this complex, leaving no loose ends, is a superb achievement”

  • Saved By A Stranger
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    Saved by a Stranger

    2021-04-30T08:52:00Z

    “It’s unexpectedly moving and, in the warm, sensitive hands of Anita Rani, it always keeps a respectful distance from prurience and intrusion”

  • Is Uni Racist?
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    Is Uni Racist?

    2021-04-29T08:54:00Z

    “At a time when many accuse universities of being ‘too woke’ this was an eye-opener”

  • Makeup: A Glamorous History
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    Makeup: A Glamorous History

    2021-04-28T08:45:00Z

    “This is an elegant, detailed history of a fascinating subject that casts its gaze across far more than hair and beauty.”

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    Viewpoint

    2021-04-27T09:11:00Z

    “Intense, stylish, emotionally intelligent and psychologically plausible thriller that controls itself beautifully while still delivering the goods”

  • Starstruck
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    Starstruck

    2021-04-26T09:09:00Z

    “Starstruck offers that delightful viewing experience where you realise afterwards you’ve had a massive grin on your face the whole time.”

  • Accused of Murdering Our Son
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    Accused of Murdering Our Son: The Steven Clark Story

    2021-04-23T08:47:00Z

    “The central mystery remains as compelling today as it did when Steven went missing in December 1992”

  • Second Hand For 50 Grand
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    Second Hand for 50 Grand

    2021-04-22T08:28:00Z

    “Credit to the producers for finding stories with some heart to them – but at the end of the day, it was still mostly about the cash”

  • Glow Up
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    Glow Up: Britain’s Next Make-Up Star

    2021-04-21T09:31:00Z

    “It’s joyful, harmless, celebratory fun and there is, as ever, a rightful place for that.”

  • Mare of Easttown
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    Mare of Easttown

    2021-04-20T09:34:00Z

    “A millefeuille of misery, as exquisitely layered and as moreish as the real thing”

  • Call the Midwife
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    Call the Midwife

    2021-04-19T09:05:00Z

    “No other series so skilfully smuggles a quiet radicalism and difficult themes into a pre-watershed package of charm and kindness”

  • Frank of Ireland
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    Frank of Ireland

    2021-04-16T09:03:00Z

    “Brian and Domhnall have clearly been cracking each other up since childhood and their ease in each other’s company was infectious”

  • Bent Coppers: Crossing the Line of Duty
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    Bent Coppers: Crossing the Line of Duty

    2021-04-15T09:26:00Z

    “A pacy and gripping first episode owed less to Ted Hastings and AC-12 than to shaggy-mopped Seventies favourites such as The Sweeney”

  • All That Glitters
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    All That Glitters

    2021-04-14T09:03:00Z

    “It’ll need a lot of cutting and polishing, but there’s the raw material for a charming series in All That Glitters.”