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From United 93 to Worth: how Hollywood grappled with 9/11
In the two decades since the terror attack on New York City, films and TV shows have tried to revisit or reflect on a culturally traumatic event

Adrian Horton

10, Sep, 2021 @5:37 PM

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Don’t stay another day: why TV doesn’t need a 24 revival
Kiefer Sutherland’s Jack Bauer was a mainstay of the golden age of television, but reboots of the franchise have been witless. Worse still, there’s now talk of another

Stuart Heritage

09, Sep, 2021 @11:00 AM

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'Downton Abbey is ludicrous': the biggest TV hits we've never seen – until now
Continuing our series on a year of bumper pandemic viewing, our critics finally watch the shows that had passed them by, from Downton to Twin Peaks

Ammar Kalia, Rachel Aroesti, Rebecca Nicholson, Stuart Heritage, Alex Mistlin, Hannah J Davies and Toby Moses

23, Mar, 2021 @2:38 PM

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When does 24’s Jack Bauer go to the toilet?
You’ve been wondering it too: we look into when the constantly on-call government agent finds time to do his business

Stuart Heritage

28, Sep, 2020 @12:00 PM

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The 100 best TV shows of the 21st century
Where’s Mad Men? How did The Sopranos do? Does The Crown triumph? Can anyone remember Lost? And will Downton Abbey even figure? Find out here – and have your say

Kate Abbott, Hannah J Davies, Gwilym Mumford, Phil Harrison and Jack Seale

16, Sep, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Chimerica's Cherry Jones: 'Everything progressive in America has been trampled on'
Jones has played nuns, poets and even the US president in 24 ... while working with problematic men. ‘If we condemn by instinct, we’re on a slippery slope,’ she says

Zoe Williams

16, Apr, 2019 @2:23 PM

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Streamadelica: the 30 best box sets to watch before you die
From seminal crime sagas and grim comedies to deep dramas and meta humour, here’s our writers’ guide to the best streamable shows right now

Hannah J Davies, Paul Flynn , Stuart Heritage, Julia Raeside and Jack Seale

26, Jan, 2019 @10:00 AM

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Can BBC Informer finally subvert the Muslim stereotype problem on TV?
From oppressed wives to crazed jihadists, TV’s Islamophobia is rife. Nabhaan Rizwan stars in the new BBC thriller hoping to change the narrative

Stuart Jeffries

16, Oct, 2018 @8:00 AM

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I love 24 and Jack Bauer, but please, let them rest in peace
A 24 prequel would be a step too far for a show that has been stretched to the limits and broken. Can someone do the honourable thing and put it out of its misery?

Stuart Heritage

31, Jul, 2018 @11:01 AM

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Kiefer Sutherland: ‘My greatest fear is of being humiliated’
The actor and singer-songwriter, 51, on being a twin, playing his first gig and growing up in a political family

Interview by Emma John

14, Jul, 2018 @12:59 PM

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Ten is too many, but what is the perfect length for a TV series?
Hulu’s chief has suggested that the Handmaid’s Tale could run for a hefty 10 seasons, a figure that already feels excessive. But how long should a show go on for? We crunch the numbers …

Gavin Haynes

28, Jun, 2018 @3:09 PM

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From Lost to Breaking Bad: how your favourite TV shows almost ended
Nailing a perfect finale is no easy feat and successful writers and showrunners have often toyed with multiple ways to say goodbye

Stuart Heritage

05, Feb, 2018 @11:30 AM

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