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Television

The only things left worth watching on the BBC are foreign buy-ins like The Last Wave

8 August 2020

9:00 AM

8 August 2020

9:00 AM

The Last Wave

BBC Four

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Netflix

Soon, very soon now — even sooner than I imagined, if A Suitable Boy turns out to be as lacklustre as some critics are saying — the only things left worth watching on the BBC will be old repeats and foreign buy-ins like The Last Wave.

A bit like The Returned (Les Revenants), The Last Waveconcerns the effect of a supernatural event on a small community, not in the Alps this time but in a seaside resort on the Atlantic coast famed for its surf.

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