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Cush Jumbo: ‘He’s doing less screen time but being paid three times more? Er, no!’
The Good Fight star went from relative obscurity in the UK to primetime in the US. Now she’s coming home on her own terms

Emma Brockes

15, May, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Domina: this Roman epic fills a gory, horny, Game of Thrones-shaped hole
The show has a great cast, a big budget and is full of carnage and backstabbing. Plus people say ‘My liege!’ a lot. What’s not to like?

Joel Golby

14, May, 2021 @9:00 PM

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BBC Radio 4’s Limelight series to whet nation’s appetite for cliffhangers
Station hopes to capitalise on success of gripping TV shows like Line of Duty with new drama strand

Tara Conlan

13, May, 2021 @6:00 AM

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TV tonight: courtroom drama recounts real-life case of Iraq war soldier Brian Wood
Toby Jones plays the human rights lawyer who questions the line between war and unlawful killing. Plus: Davina McCall: Sex Myths and the Menopause. Here’s what to watch this evening

Ammar Kalia, Ellen E Jones, Hannah Verdier and Paul Howlett

12, May, 2021 @5:20 AM

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‘We had a therapist on set’ – William Jackson Harper on The Underground Railroad
The Good Place star plays a free man helping slaves to escape in Barry Jenkins’ epic series. The actor talks about the trauma of re-enacting such violent times – and the need to face up to history

Steve Rose

10, May, 2021 @7:00 AM

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TV tonight: more excruciating trials of middle-class motherhood
Anna Maxwell-Martin is back as harried Julia in the school gate sitcom Motherland. Plus: Three Families begins. Here’s what to watch this evening

Ammar Kalia, Hannah Verdier, Graeme Virtue, Phil Harrison and Simon Wardell

10, May, 2021 @5:20 AM

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The week in TV: The Violence Paradox; Blinded: Those Who Kill; Ian Wright: Home Truths and more
A reminder that we live in peaceful times; searing insights into domestic abuse from Ian Wright; and Johnny Vegas’s heart-warming love of an old school bus

Euan Ferguson

09, May, 2021 @8:30 AM

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Anne Boleyn comes to Channel 5 as thriller told through queen’s eyes
Jodie Turner-Smith plays regal yet steely Boleyn with casting director taking ‘identity conscious’ approach

Hannah J Davies

07, May, 2021 @3:39 PM

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‘It feels radical about women’: Nancy Mitford hits BBC One’s Sunday night slot
In The Pursuit of Love, Mitford explored shellshock, abuse and xenophobia ... but in a funny way, says director Emily Mortimer

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

07, May, 2021 @11:31 AM

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The day of ‘female rage’ has dawned – and Kate Winslet is its fed-up face | Emma Brockes
The I’m-done-with-it energy of Mare of Easttown has resonated because it reflects exactly how so many of us feel, says Guardian columnist Emma Brockes

Emma Brockes

07, May, 2021 @11:04 AM

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‘Cliffhangers should be illegal!’: the most annoying things about TV
From shoddy subtitles to improbable accents and the fact that no one ever uses a toilet, our writers address the biggest bugbears on the small screen

Rachel Aroesti, Josh Salisbury, Ammar Kalia, Kate Abbott, Tim Jonze, Hannah J Davies, Stuart Heritage, Toby Moses and Catherine Shoard

07, May, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Away from TV’s Line of Duty the police have a long, tawdry history of corruption | Simon Jenkins
Without transparent and independent oversight, every organisation ultimately proves vulnerable to the lure of money, says Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins

Simon Jenkins

07, May, 2021 @6:00 AM

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