Television & radio

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Showtrial review – will this schlocky murder drama really grip the nation?
Class tension, sex and politics are laid on thick in this five-parter about a high-profile court case, but the risk of an overbaked, overstuffed dud is high

Rebecca Nicholson

31, Oct, 2021 @10:00 PM

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Strictly Come Dancing 2021: week six results – as it happened
It was Spooky Come Dancing with an eclectic Halloween special, as Rose and Giovanni danced the Tango to Ed Sheeran’s Shivers, and John and Johannes did a Quickstep to Bad Moon Rising. But which couple left the dancefloor of doom?

Heidi Stephens

31, Oct, 2021 @8:01 PM

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Doctor Who recap: Flux chapter one – the Halloween Apocalypse
After a summer of shocking Who developments, a new series began with a slew of returning monsters and an episode that was more set-up than spooky story

Martin Belam

31, Oct, 2021 @7:15 PM

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The week in TV: Colin in Black and White; The Outlaws; The Long Call; Universe
Netflix covers almost all bases in its hybrid series on knee-taking quarterback Colin Kaepernick; the stars collide for Stephen Merchant and Brian Cox; and move over Vera?

Barbara Ellen

31, Oct, 2021 @9:30 AM

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Succession’s Nicholas Braun: ‘I feel better being honest than hiding’
He’s the reluctant sex symbol who is now partying with the Clintons. But actor Nicholas Braun is only just coming to terms with his life-changing role as Cousin Greg, TV’s favourite antihero in Succession. He tells Alex Moshakis how he is learning to embrace his newfound fame

Alex Moshakis

31, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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TV tonight: time’s up for Jodie Whittaker in her final turn as the Doctor
Familiar enemies and surprise faces in the return of Doctor Who. Plus: Made in Chelsea-meets-primetime legal drama in BBC One’s Showtrial. Here’s what to watch tonight

Simon Wardell, Hollie Richardson, Graeme Virtue and Hannah J Davies

31, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The week in audio: Sweet Bobby; King Frank and the Knights of the Eco-quest; It Was All a Dream
Prepare to be hooked by online identity fakers, a lesson in climate change for youngsters, and the slim odds for success at UK football academies

Miranda Sawyer

30, Oct, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Bert Newton, an instant hit who became Australia’s most enduring TV personality, dies aged 83
Obituary: Television host whose mild manner and mellifluous voice entertained the country’s audiences for 60 years is dead

Jennifer King

30, Oct, 2021 @10:34 AM

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TV tonight: Ian Wright turns gameshow host with a high-risk new concept
Big bundles of cash are up for grabs in ITV’s Moneyball. Plus: Spitting Image stirs up double, double, toil and trouble in a Halloween special. Here’s what to watch tonight

Hollie Richardson, Graeme Virtue, Phil Harrison and Simon Wardell

30, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Los Espookys review – a wacky wonder of a horror show with Fred Armisen
A group of friends find a market for gruesome ‘dark parties’, in a delightfully creepy Spanish-language comedy that’s unlike anything else on TV

Rebecca Nicholson

30, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Colin in Black and White review – Kaepernick drama will take your breath away
The athlete turned activist joins forces with Ava Duvernay for a bold and devastating docudrama mixing the story of his early life with shocking stats on racial inequality

Lucy Mangan

29, Oct, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Colin Kaepernick’s latest stand: the TV show that shares his fascinating truth
Trump called him a ‘son of a bitch’ for taking the knee, but he stood firm – at huge cost. Now, in Ava DuVernay’s illuminating new show about his life, the football star likens NFL recruitment to a 19th-century slave market

Steve Rose

29, Oct, 2021 @11:00 AM

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