Television

Danny Dyer’s new C4 programme is deeply odd

20 April 2024 9:00 am

Who do you think said the following on TV this week: ‘I love being around gay men – seeing a…

Grey, gloomy, and utterly joyless: Ripley reviewed

13 April 2024 9:00 am

If you’ve spent any time gawping at Netflix over the past half-decade or so, you’ll already know that human culture…

Compelling and somewhat heartbreaking: Girls State, on Apple TV+, reviewed

6 April 2024 9:00 am

Here’s a fun thought experiment: instead of entrusting the future of American democracy to one of two old men, what…

Dramatic, urgent and intriguing: BBC1’s This Town reviewed

6 April 2024 9:00 am

After conquering the world with Peaky Blinders (and before that by co-creating Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?), Steven Knight…

The death of TV

18 November 2023 9:00 am

Incomprehensible and epically anti-climatic: Netflix’s Bodies reviewed

11 November 2023 9:00 am

Bodies is another of those ‘ingenious’ time-travel apocalypse mash-ups so tricksy and convoluted that by the time the ending comes…