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  • The Great Britis Bake Off 2020
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    The Great British Bake Off

    2020-09-23T09:19:00Z

    “This was a reliably wonderful return: with the news that we might be inside for a long while yet, it is a joy to have this show back for an hour each week.”

  • Ghosts
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    Ghosts

    2020-09-22T08:56:00Z

    “It pulls off the rare trick of appealing to both children and adults.”

  • Us
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    Us

    2020-09-21T09:21:00Z

    “The first episode did not disappoint, capturing the novel’s winning blend of poignancy and wry humour”

  • the_real_des_03
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    The Real ‘Des’: The Story of Dennis Nilsen

    2020-09-18T08:39:00Z

    “I reckon that the droning narcissist would have hated this film, which is gratifying. For here we learnt what a truly crushing bore he was”

  • Lost At Sea
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    Lost at Sea: My Dad’s Last Journey

    2020-09-17T08:50:00Z

    “This moving, intense film wasn’t really about rowing at all.”

  • The Third Day
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    The Third Day

    2020-09-16T09:53:00Z

    “This folk-horror puzzler is like watching a video game being played out.”

  • Des
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    Des

    2020-09-15T08:59:00Z

    “David Tennant portrayed serial killer Dennis Nilsen in what was a breathtaking and career-defining performance”

  • The Singapore Grip
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    The Singapore Grip

    2020-09-14T08:55:00Z

    “ITV’s adaptation of JG Farrell’s satirical novel is sumptuous, but tonally strange, knowingly overacted and hammed up to big band music”

  • The Black Full Monty
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    The Black Full Monty

    2020-09-11T09:15:00Z

    “This was a fun and surprisingly sweet programme”

  • Nadiya Bakes index
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    Nadiya Bakes

    2020-09-10T11:03:00Z

    “You can’t get fat by watching her cook, and her enthusiasm lifts everybody’s spirits”

  • Dog Tales: The Making Of Man's Best Friend
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    Dog Tales: The Making of Man’s Best Friend

    2020-09-09T09:14:00Z

    “You could lean in if interested in the nuts and bolts of pet evolution. Or turn down the sound and ‘ooh’ and ‘aaah’ at the fur balls.”

  • Sue Perkins: Along the US-Mexico Border
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    Sue Perkins: Along the US-Mexico Border

    2020-09-08T09:20:00Z

    “The series felt like an awkward combination of a Mexican travelogue and a hard-hitting film on the issue of migration and the Mexican border”

  • Louis Theroux: Life On The Edge
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    Louis Theroux: Life on the Edge

    2020-09-07T09:10:00Z

    “Few people have a back catalogue as cracking as Theroux’s and it was an hour well spent”

  • Council House Britain
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    Council House Britain

    2020-09-04T09:28:00Z

    “Beneath the heartwarming tales and amusing tales of cockroaches and eccentrics were enough stories to keep Ken Loach in business for a decade”

  • Two Weeks To Live
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    Two Weeks to Live

    2020-09-03T09:06:00Z

    “The episodes require a bit of leaning back and letting it all simply exist, but I admired its dedication to a zippy pace”

  • All Creatures Great And Small
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    All Creatures Great and Small

    2020-09-02T08:59:00Z

    ”With its wild landscapes, drystone walls, steam trains and vintage cars, it was family-friendly comfort-viewing. A soothing balm in febrile times”

  • Me And My Penis
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    Me and My Penis

    2020-09-01T08:56:00Z

    “This tender and thoughtful programme should be added to the sex education curriculum”

  • I Hate Suzie
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    I Hate Suzie

    2020-08-28T08:40:00Z

    “A glorious mess of ideas, a potent, fizzing monument to the creativity of its makers”

  • Peter: The Human Cyborg
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    Peter: The Human Cyborg

    2020-08-27T08:52:00Z

    “It is a rare compliment these days to complain of a documentary being too brief. But this was an exception”

  • The Truth About Cosmetic Treatments
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    The Truth About Cosmetic Treatments

    2020-08-26T08:50:00Z

    “You have seen at least 80% of this programme in some shape or form at least 1,000 times before”