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From Line of Duty to #JusticeforBarb: TV’s obsession with shock early deaths
Be it Jed Mercurio swiftly bumping off his star signings, Game of Thrones beheading Sean Bean or Stranger Things vanishing a young actor into the Upside Down, nobody is safe

Michael Hogan

24, Jan, 2022 @2:28 PM

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A seminal slice of TV trash: it’s Footballers’ Wives at 20!
Handbag fights! Murderous pugs! Teddy Sheringham! This weekend it’s two decades since ITV’s gloriously salacious series about WAGs first aired – and there’s never been anything quite like it

Michael Hogan

07, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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The BBC’s Ros Atkins: ‘I do a bit of body-boarding… posting videos is like catching a wave’
The journalist behind those ‘explainer’ videos on seeing his No 10 Christmas party video go viral, being a drum’n’bass DJ and wearing ‘an awful lot’ of blue

Michael Hogan

02, Jan, 2022 @9:30 AM

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New year arts: Observer critics pick the culture to get us through to spring
From live music to glass sculpture, game-changing performances to fitness podcasts… our writers on cultural treats to light up the months ahead

02, Jan, 2022 @7:00 AM

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The Observer’s TV quiz of the year
Think you know your Line of Duty from your White Lotus, your Strictly from your Bake Off? Test your knowledge of the past 12 months of TV trivia with our Christmas quiz

Michael Hogan

19, Dec, 2021 @8:30 AM

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On my radar: Mandip Gill’s cultural highlights
The Doctor Who actor on her R&B obsession, the magic of Matt Haig and the Wagamama dish she has three times a week

Michael Hogan

18, Dec, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Jamie Demetriou: ‘Crisps are the sensory soundtrack of childhood’
The actor, 34, on gherkins, slugs and choosing his own bedtime

Michael Hogan

18, Dec, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Succession recap: series three finale – the most biblical betrayal of all
This thrilling gut-punch of a finale had weddings, war rooms, white-hot fury – and Wambsgans finally taking a stand

Michael Hogan

13, Dec, 2021 @10:15 PM

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Succession recap: series three, episode eight – now that’s what you call a cliffhanger
In the most horrifying episode of the show so far, Shiv and Roman take things too far at the Tuscan wedding, Logan is left incandescent with rage … and then there’s Kendall

Michael Hogan

06, Dec, 2021 @10:05 PM

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Murray Bartlett: ‘Filming The White Lotus in lockdown felt like a TV summer camp’
The Australian actor on creating his character Armond, the magic of Tales of the City and that meme-inspiring suitcase scene

Michael Hogan

05, Dec, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Micah Richards: ‘There was such a buzz around the Euros. I loved every minute’
The footballer turned pundit who won viewers’ hearts at the Euros on racism, singing Usher on screen and the real Roy Keane

Michael Hogan

04, Dec, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Succession recap: series three, episode seven – Kendall’s party is well and truly pooped
In a heartbreaking episode, Notorious K.E.N’s 40th birthday descends into a desperate show of narcissism and vagina art. Is this the moment his siblings push him over the edge?

Michael Hogan

29, Nov, 2021 @10:05 PM

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