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Television

A masterclass in evenhandedness: James Graham’s Sherwood reviewed

18 June 2022

9:00 AM

18 June 2022

9:00 AM

Sherwood

BBC1

The Lazarus Project

SkyMax

James Graham has made his considerable name writing political-based dramas of a highly unusual type: non-polemical ones. And this certainly applies to his television work as well as his stage plays. Coalition (about the 2010 Conservative-Lib Dem alliance) and Brexit: The Uncivil War (which gave Dominic Cummings the signal honour of being played by Benedict Cumberbatch) both went so far as to suggest that most politicians try to do the right thing.

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