Television & radio

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The Great British Bake Off 2021: semi-final – as it happened
Chigs, Crystelle, Jürgen and Giuseppe fought for a place in the final in Patisserie Week. Who proved themselves the crème de la crème – and who will be making a French exit?

Scott Bryan and Michael Chakraverty

16, Nov, 2021 @9:24 PM

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Don’t believe everything you read: the pleasures and perils of TV subtitles
Young people are increasingly watching television with the captions on. But the accuracy of the on-screen text can leave a lot to be desired. Just ask Benedict Couple Beer Batch …

16, Nov, 2021 @5:29 PM

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‘It’s like a horror film’: why Succession season three will end in tragedy
The third series of the hit drama about a warring family may seem uneventful – but the suffocating sense of dread and doom points to a truly catastrophic climax

Stuart Heritage

16, Nov, 2021 @9:00 AM

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TV tonight: Miriam Margolyes and Alan Cumming’s cheeky carry on around Scotland
A campervan journey around Scotland with TV’s new golden odd couple. Plus, the citizens assembly on climate. Here’s what to watch this evening

Hollie Richardson, Henry Wong, Phil Harrison and Graeme Virtue

16, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Jeremy Clarkson on his farming show: ‘It’s like Attenborough doing jetskiing’
How has TV’s petrolhead-in-chief been reborn a son of the soil? As the presenter wins a farming award for Clarkson’s Farm, he talks about his new enemies: badgers, Bafta and ‘the red trousers brigade’

Rich Pelley

16, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Diana: Queen of Style review – ‘England’s biggest punk’? I think not
The Princess of Wales is cast as a trendsetter, a #MeToo pioneer, ‘the ultimate influencer’ and much more in a documentary which revels in laughably revisionist history

Lucy Mangan

15, Nov, 2021 @11:05 PM

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Succession recap: series three, episode five – catastrophe strikes as Logan loses his grip
As the patriarch succumbs to a meltdown brought on by health woes, Shiv tries to save the day at the shareholder meeting. What a hilariously excruciating hour

Michael Hogan

15, Nov, 2021 @10:05 PM

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John Oliver rips union busting by companies: ‘It’s all about killing momentum’
Last Week Tonight host explains how large companies break up unionization drives and the ineffective consequences for breaking the law

Adrian Horton

15, Nov, 2021 @4:46 PM

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Laura Whitmore says online abuse still rife despite Caroline Flack’s death
Friend of Love Island presenter says the way people speak to each other on the internet is ‘not OK’

Sarah Marsh

15, Nov, 2021 @2:08 PM

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‘The Godfather with fake tan’: how the Chippendales became TV dynamite
Muscles, mullets – and murder! They might seem kitsch, but the jaw-dropping truth about the 80s stripping troupe is providing programme-makers with top-drawer true crime

Stuart Heritage

15, Nov, 2021 @9:00 AM

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TV tonight: Succession’s bloodbath makes the Red Wedding look like a gentle picnic
Can the Roys survive Sandy and Sandi’s power play? Plus: The Outlaws flashes back to Frank’s glory days. Here’s what to watch this evening

Graeme Virtue, Ali Catterall, Hollie Richardson and Jack Seale

15, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Top Gear review – boy racers go full-throttle in the wrong kind of drag race
Now in its 31st series, the motoring show continues to let men burn rubber and hail the patriarchy – though a tribute to Eddie Kidd shows there’s a heart somewhere under the bonnet

Stuart Jeffries

14, Nov, 2021 @9:00 PM

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