Television & radio

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Echo 3 review – a hostage drama that’s like Band of Brothers meets EastEnders
From the writer of The Hurt Locker, this show about a rescue mission to save a loved one from Colombian guerrillas stars two buff bros who channel Phil and Grant Mitchell

Stuart Jeffries

23, Nov, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Blood, Sex & Royalty review – a terrific peek at Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn’s sexiest bits
Warm, witty and full of universally brilliant acting, this absolute triumph of a docudrama also serves up huge chunks of knowledge, thanks to excellent talking head historians

Lucy Mangan

23, Nov, 2022 @12:39 PM

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Ancient Apocalypse is the most dangerous show on Netflix
A show with a truly preposterous theory is one of the streaming giant’s biggest hits – and it seems to exist solely for conspiracy theorists. Why has this been allowed?

Stuart Heritage

23, Nov, 2022 @10:54 AM

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Summer lusting: The White Lotus turns its sharp eye to sex
The second season of the hit series scales up in size and down in critique to the most base and personal. What are humans if not messes of desire?

Adrian Horton

23, Nov, 2022 @7:02 AM

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TV tonight: ice-cream vans and murder in 80s Glasgow
This hard-hitting documentary investigates mass murder in the increasingly divided Scottish city. Plus, MasterChef. Here’s what to watch this evening

Hollie Richardson, Graeme Virtue, Hannah Verdier, Sammy Gecsoyler and Simon Wardell

23, Nov, 2022 @6:20 AM

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Wednesday review – Tim Burton’s witty Addams Family spin-off is perfect
This Netflix series transports Wednesday Addams into a whole new fantasy realm of her own. It’s creepy, charming and has a lead who more than matches Christina Ricci

Lucy Mangan

23, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Sarah Harris to join The Project after Peter Helliar, Lisa Wilkinson and Carrie Bickmore quit
Studio 10 presenter will co-host Ten’s flagship news program with Waleed Aly in a move the executive producer says will ‘re-energise’ the show

Amanda Meade

23, Nov, 2022 @12:34 AM

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You Won’t Believe This review – Ellie Taylor’s new gameshow is like Would I Lie to You … but tedious
Twisty Bob Mortimer-esque yarns are nowhere to be found in this flat, awkward mishmash that pits tall tale-telling members of the public against ex-coppers for a cash prize

Jack Seale

22, Nov, 2022 @11:05 PM

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Kym Marsh to miss Strictly Come Dancing due to Covid, says BBC
Actor and her dance partner will not take part this weekend but will remain in competition

Josh Halliday

22, Nov, 2022 @3:31 PM

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‘This is rock-star history!’ – Antony Beevor on the gung-ho brilliance of SAS Rogue Heroes
Rebels, renegades, repressed homosexuals, drunks, poets and a cross-dressing spy … the great historian is loving the BBC’s thrillingly faithful account of the fighting force’s origins – including its heavy metal soundtrack

Antony Beevor

22, Nov, 2022 @3:05 PM

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Eurovision to open voting to viewers across the world in major rule change
Winning song will be picked by global audience, with role of juries reduced, after voting irregularities

Matthew Weaver

22, Nov, 2022 @1:41 PM

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TV tonight: the gritty underworld of 90s Japan in Tokyo Vice
Jake Adelstein’s gripping memoir gets a stylish TV adaptation. Plus: Louis Theroux has a frank interview with Canadian standup Katherine Ryan. Here’s what to watch this evening

Hollie Richardson, Danielle De Wolfe, Sammy Gecsoyler, Phil Harrison and Katie Rosseinsky

22, Nov, 2022 @6:20 AM

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