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Friday, January 17, 2020

Holmes improvements? The many Sherlocks of TV

"Changing John to Joan Watson seemed like a gimmick and essentially Elementary was almost written off, particularly by critics, before the first episode aired."

Bake-Off: the show the nation can’t get enough of

The Great British Bake Off, when you look past the basic mechanics of baking preposterously ornate cakes against the clock, harks back to the Britain of the 1950s, replete with bunting, cheeky innuendo and half decent summer weather.

Sacred Games: A Netflix Recommendation

Online streaming behemoth Netflix has been firing out new television series with such quick succession that it is impossible to keep up. Feeling the...

Triangle Issues

Poldark, the BBC’s new ratings hit, owes a lot of its success to the beauty of its setting and actors. People fundamentally enjoy looking...

Downton diary: episode 7

Who's our favourite? Who had the best line? And are we over Matthew yet?

Downton diary: episode 8

Isabelle Bousquette looks over the series finale of Downton Abbey in our blog

It might be old but it’s not broken: The new season...

In its tenth season, The Apprentice makes life difficult for itself by drowning the audience in contestants

10 television shows to binge-watch this summer without feeling guilty

Binge-watching TV doesn't have to leave you feeling guilty, you just have to choose the right television show to dedicate your summer to.

Call the engines: The Smoke review

Sky once again attempt to create their own first-rate drama. Have they succeeded?

TV week in review: 16/03/14

Police procedurals and Sport Relief shows dominate this week's TV roundup