TV Critics – Page 2

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    Blood

    2020-04-28T08:57:00Z

    “It is immensely satisfying to watch a crime drama knowing you’re in a safe pair of hands. The experience is rare.”

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    Normal People

    2020-04-27T09:04:00Z

    “A beautiful piece of work capturing the fervid intensity of a first teenage sexual relationship with charm and poignancy”

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    The Big Night In

    2020-04-24T09:00:00Z

    “It was just the cheering moment the nation needed”

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    The Great British Sewing Bee

    2020-04-23T12:25:00Z

    “A lovely thing to watch, because everyone involved is nice. The contestants are nice, every last one of them”

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    Life and Birth

    2020-04-22T11:06:00Z

    “Life and Birth played with your emotions like a yo-yo — trepidation turned to trauma, despair to joy”

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    Horizon: The Restaurant that Burns Off Calories

    2020-04-21T10:45:00Z

    “An elaborate stunt to jazz up a report on the science of calories.”

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    Too Hot to Handle

    2020-04-20T08:28:00Z

    “Escapism at its trashiest, which is great, as long as you don’t think about it too deeply”

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    After Auschwitz

    2020-04-17T08:42:00Z

    “The film did get sidetracked by other political issues, which diluted the impact, but it was still utterly compelling”

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    Devs

    2020-04-16T09:44:00Z

    ”Like the messianic tech figures it takes aim at, its reach too often exceeds its grasp.”

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    Prue Leith: Journey with My Daughter

    2020-04-15T09:08:00Z

    “This was a bit different from your bog-standard genealogy documentary”

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    Quiz

    2020-04-14T09:23:00Z

    “The most entertaining thing ITV has done in ages, and fair play to them for greenlighting a show which makes ITV executives seem awful”

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    The Countess and the Russian Billionaire

    2020-04-09T09:43:00Z

    “If ever a title undersold its dynamite content this one did. It was extraordinary; a Jeremy Kyle Show  for the 1 per cent.”

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    Killing Eve

    2020-04-08T09:37:00Z

    “If series two was the difficult second album, then series three is the middle-of-the-road comeback”

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    Liar

    2020-04-07T10:02:00Z

    “In its way it was entertaining television, just to see what nonsense they would come up with next”

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    Models

    2020-04-06T09:29:00Z

    “I would have liked more on what it is like to be a man and to be objectified by photographers for a living”

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    Gordon, Gino and Fred: American Road Trip

    2020-04-03T09:07:00Z

    “Only one moment in the entire hour-and-a-quarter felt even faintly unrehearsed”

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    Save Me Too

    2020-04-02T10:52:00Z

    “It speaks to the power of this drama that, more than any other show on TV right now, you would give anything for this one to have a happy ending”

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    The Trip to Greece

    2020-04-01T09:02:00Z

    “The streak of melancholy was always what pushed The Trip beyond its frippery, so I guess this was the ending it deserved all along”

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    The Real Michael Jackson

    2020-03-31T08:59:00Z

    “This has much more in common with Louis Theroux’s 2016 Savile film than Leaving Neverland”

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    Friday Night Dinner

    2020-03-30T09:46:00Z

    “The gently surreal writing and note-perfect performances made eliciting laughter look effortless when, of course, it’s anything but”