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Princess Latifa abduction ordeal to be turned into TV drama
British writer Lindsay Shapero working with former friend of Latifa on four-part series called The Escape

Dalya Alberge

28, Nov, 2023 @5:00 AM

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The week in TV: I’m a Celebrity…; Squid Game: The Challenge; Doctor Who; Boat Story; Such Brave Girls – review
A desperate Nigel Farage is eclipsed by the horribly addictive gameshow version of Squid Games, it’s a bumpy if enjoyable ride for a regenerated David Tennant, and a sisterly comedy directed by Simon Bird has promise

Barbara Ellen

26, Nov, 2023 @9:30 AM

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Suranne Jones: ‘People think I’m the queen of trauma but I love comedy’
The actor on indulging her funny side, judging on Drag Race, and why the new series of Vigil doesn’t need a submarine

Tim Lewis

26, Nov, 2023 @9:30 AM

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Faraway Downs review – Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman play two of the worst characters ever
Baz Luhrmann’s six-part adaptation of his bloated 2008 film Australia is … even more bloated. It’s clumsy, confused, borderline exploitative and totally lacking a good story. Enjoy!

Phil Harrison

26, Nov, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Reservation Dogs to Faraway Downs: the seven best shows to stream this week
The inspired comedy returns for its final season, while Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman are back in Baz Luhrmann’s Australia. Plus: Kim Kardashian as a PR guru and the return of Slow Horses!

Phil Harrison

24, Nov, 2023 @7:00 AM

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One Night review – Jodie Whittaker absolutely soars in this mystery drama
Forget Doctor Who, this Big Little Lies-esque Australian drama really lets the actor spread her wings. It’s a glossy female-centred look at past secrets that’s full of important questions

Lucy Mangan

24, Nov, 2023 @5:00 AM

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John Whitney obituary
Pioneer of commerical radio and deviser of popular television dramas including Upstairs, Downstairs and Danger UXB

Maggie Brown

23, Nov, 2023 @5:57 PM

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Scrublands review – Chris Hammer adaptation is a rock solid addition to Australian rural noir
Strong performances from Luke Arnold and Bella Heathcote lead Stan’s gripping new crime drama, about a journalist investigating a small-town murder that isn’t what it seems

Luke Buckmaster

23, Nov, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Archie review – Jason Isaacs is every bit as smooth as Cary Grant
This charmingly cheesy four-part bio-drama profiles five phases of the Hollywood star’s life courtesy of stunning performances – which plunge into the actor’s dark depths

Jack Seale

23, Nov, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Counterpart: this cerebral, rip-roaring spy-fi series forces us to look in the mirror
JK Simmons and Olivia Williams give first-class performances in an espionage drama teeming with twisty plots and parallel universes

Wenlei Ma

21, Nov, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Forget Glastonbury – get a ticket for Peterborough United instead | Brief letters
Brief letters: Ticket disappointment | Murder in Oxford | Perfect punctuation | Butchers bother | Tory metaphor

20, Nov, 2023 @5:29 PM

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Boat Story review – Daisy Haggard’s hilariously dark drama is worthy of Tarantino or the Coen brothers
Funny, moody, moving and complex, the Williams brothers’ series about a couple who stumble upon a huge cocaine haul is as gripping as it is rewarding

Lucy Mangan

19, Nov, 2023 @10:10 PM

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