TV Critics – Page 8

  • Bake Off: The Professionals
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    Bake Off: The Professionals

    2019-05-01T09:03:00Z

    “A smaller, colder moon orbiting the warm Jupiter giant that is the GBBO mother show.”

  • Banged Up: Teens Behind Bars
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    Banged Up: Teens Behind Bars

    2019-04-30T08:49:00Z

    “Voyeuristic TV, but I’m interested to see if it works”

  • Victoria
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    Victoria

    2019-04-29T08:42:00Z

    “Last night’s episode reminded me that Victoria does consistently deliver quality, albeit in royal soap opera form”

  • Jill Dando: The 20 Year Mystery
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    Jill Dando: The 20 Year Mystery

    2019-04-26T08:40:00Z

    “Grimly fascinating, deeply tragic and I suspect that in another 20 years’ time Dando’s suffering family will still be none the wiser”

  • The Bay
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    The Bay

    2019-04-25T08:45:00Z

    “Bleak, sad and, best of all, entirely believable.”

  • Hard To Please OAPs
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    Hard to Please OAPs

    2019-04-24T08:31:00Z

    “It would be easier to chuckle along if the whimsy didn’t feel manufactured to the point of being patronising.”

  • Back To Life
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    Back to Life

    2019-04-23T09:03:00Z

    “Well written and multi-layered, managing to be sweet, tragic and a little bit sick”

  • Chimerica
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    Chimerica

    2019-04-18T08:50:00Z

    “It’s a strikingly intelligent drama, capturing big ideas without sacrificing story or character”

  • The Great British School Swap
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    The Great British School Swap

    2019-04-17T08:44:00Z

    “This formulaic film was well-intentioned but lacked genuine insight or emotional heft”

  • Ghosts
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    Ghosts

    2019-04-16T08:45:00Z

    “With wonderful costumes and just the right balance of hammy and withering, this is jolly good fun.”

  • Game Of Thrones
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    Game of Thrones

    2019-04-15T09:19:00Z

    “A greatest hits kind of episode, a best-of that played to the crowd”

  • Naked Beach
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    Naked Beach

    2019-04-12T08:45:00Z

    “Only an irredeemable cynic could suppose it was just another format devised to feed the obsessive appetite of Channel 4 execs for boobs and bums”

  • Urban Myths
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    Urban Myths

    2019-04-11T08:41:00Z

    “An unusually poignant episode for a series which often favours out-and-out silliness”

  • DFTD index
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    Don’t Forget the Driver

    2019-04-10T09:24:00Z

    “Whatever label you put on it, it is a fine, fine piece of work”

  • The Victim
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    The Victim; The Widow

    2019-04-09T08:46:00Z

    “Thanks to the ingenuity of the script, and the quality of the performances, the more questions this drama asked, the more it drew us in”

  • The Durrells
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    The Durrells

    2019-04-08T09:10:00Z

    “It manages to yoke yearning romance to capering slapstick while folding in big thoughts about fascism and even female emancipation”

  • Our Planet
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    Our Planet

    2019-04-05T09:13:00Z

    “It stands comparison with any of the BBC’s landmark productions, and in some ways surpasses them.”

  • Veep
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    Veep

    2019-04-04T09:11:00Z

    “Veep’s bipartisan, brutal skewering of political ineptitude and venal ambition has never felt more timely”

  • The Murder Of Jill Dando
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    The Murder of Jill Dando

    2019-04-03T08:35:00Z

    “The programme wisely decided to keep out of the way and gave us an hour that was all the more moving for its spareness”

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    The Case Against Adnan Syed

    2019-04-02T09:37:00Z

    “As a quiet indictment of true crime and its ghastly razzmatazz, it was devastating”