Claudia Winkleman

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Tinkling the ivories and tugging the heart strings: is The Piano the most uplifting TV talent show ever?
Railway station pianists from 11 to 92 get a surprise shot at fame in this Claudia Winkleman-hosted Channel 4 hit, where even the judges find something nice to say

Joel Snape

23, Feb, 2023 @5:10 PM

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The week in TV: The Gold: Better; Inside Our Autistic Minds; The Piano
The BBC’s Brink’s-Mat robbery saga humanises the heist; compelling bent copper drama Better loses the plot; Chris Packham returns with a moving autism doc; and reality TV that plays you like a piano

Barbara Ellen

19, Feb, 2023 @9:30 AM

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The Piano review – Claudia Winkleman’s new talent show is an utter delight
The sheer wonder of tinkling the ivories is showcased in this new series’ diverse selection of instant stars. They perform in train stations, wow commuters and are absolutely fascinating

Jack Seale

15, Feb, 2023 @10:00 PM

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TV tonight: Claudia Winkleman’s new show is a world away from The Traitors
She meets the pianists who play in train stations. Plus, Next Level Chef. Here’s what to watch this evening

Hollie Richardson, Ali Catterall, Jack Seale, Graeme Virtue, Ellen E Jones and Simon Wardell

15, Feb, 2023 @6:20 AM

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‘Bake Off for pianos’: the spine-tingling talent show that makes people weep with joy
Contestants on adorable new series The Piano cause train stations to erupt with beautiful music. But they have no idea they’re on a talent show – until the superstar judges emerge …

Michael Hogan

03, Feb, 2023 @1:00 PM

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100% ruthless: why the nasty US Traitors ruins the reality show
It’s full of reality TV stars, packed with mean competitiveness and has none of the charming sincerity of the UK version. Hopefully it’s not a warning sign for series two …

Rebecca Nicholson

19, Jan, 2023 @11:30 AM

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The Traitors finale review – so thrilling your heart won’t stop hammering in your chest
The pay-off of this gloriously twisted gameshow has such high stress, hellish back-stabs and helicopter dives that everyone ends up crying … even Claudia Winkleman

Alim Kheraj

22, Dec, 2022 @10:15 PM

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I’m 100% faithful: The Traitors is the most exquisite reality TV of the year
On paper, it sounds a bit tepid. In reality, I am devouring each episode with multiple text chats on the go. This is White Lotus meets Big Brother 1 – the most addictive show in ages

Rebecca Nicholson

19, Dec, 2022 @12:01 PM

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The week in TV: The Patient; Slow Horses; Simon Schama’s History of Now; The Traitors – review
Steve Carell’s beard seems to grow in real time in a ponderous psychological thriller; Gary Oldman and co return for more grubby sleuthing; and Claudia Winkleman channels Anne Robinson

Barbara Ellen

04, Dec, 2022 @9:30 AM

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The Traitors review – Claudia Winkleman’s new show is sick, twisted … and totally addictive
Paranoia, guilt and sociopathy plague the 22 strangers collaborating to win cash – because the Strictly host is secretly ordering some of them to ‘murder’ at night. You’ll be hooked

Lucy Mangan

29, Nov, 2022 @10:30 PM

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Bake Off team whip up fresh keyboard stars in new TV contest – with a secret
Claudia Winkleman will host The Piano, which poses as a documentary to take undiscovered keyboard talent all the way to a London concert finale

Michael Hogan

17, Sep, 2022 @4:30 PM

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Correct answer! Why Claudia Winkleman is smashing it on new gameshow One Question
Channel 4’s new Friday night quiz breaks the mould in many ways, and Winkleman is a revelation – a constant subversive delight. No gameshow has entertained me quite so much

Stuart Heritage

24, Jun, 2022 @10:00 AM

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