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Oddly unconvincing: Apple TV+'s The Essex Serpent reviewed

28 May 2022

9:00 AM

28 May 2022

9:00 AM

The Essex Serpent; Shining Girls

Apple TV+

Having now watched it to the end, I would say that Slow Horses (Apple TV+) is by far the best TV drama I’ve seen in at least the last year: superbly acted and directed, ingeniously plotted, refreshingly free of annoyance. Oh, and I’d like to apologise to Mick Herron, author of the original novel series, which I now intend to devour.

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