Factual TV

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Sex Actually With Alice Levine review – the cam couples turning love into porn
This Louis Theroux-produced series kicks off with a look at people who livestream their sex lives. But despite baring all online, they’re not given the opportunity to open up

Lucy Mangan

22, Sep, 2021 @10:10 PM

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Hawking: Can You Hear Me? review – a startling, harrowing look at Stephen’s secret life
This intimate portrait of genius physicist Stephen Hawking shows the true toll of his physical decline on his family, via revealing interviews with his first wife and children

Lucy Mangan

20, Sep, 2021 @9:50 PM

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The week in TV: Help; The Man Putin Couldn’t Kill; Sex Education; Alma’s Not Normal
Jodie Comer and Stephen Graham bring huge heart to Jack Thorne’s Covid drama

Barbara Ellen

19, Sep, 2021 @8:30 AM

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Rasheda Ali: ‘I hope this film tells my dad’s story to a new generation’
Boxing great’s daughter says new Ken Burns documentary for PBS will show how he coped with fame – and used it for social purposes

Edward Helmore

19, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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‘It’s very culty’: the bizarre billion-dollar downfall of fashion company LuLaRoe
LuLaRich, the Amazon docuseries on a multi-level marketing company, is a four-part dive into greed and faux-girlboss ideals

Adrian Horton

15, Sep, 2021 @7:37 PM

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A Killing in Tiger Bay review – a rigorous examination of justice unserved
This three-part series takes an unsensationalist approach in recounting how police pursued five innocent men for the murder of Lynette White in Cardiff in 1988

Lucy Mangan

09, Sep, 2021 @9:00 PM

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‘The point is ambition’: are we ready to follow Netflix into space?
The ambitious new look at SpaceX’s first all-civilian flight, the streaming platform’s first real-time docuseries, takes reality television to space

Adrian Horton

07, Sep, 2021 @5:19 AM

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Countdown: Inspiration4 Mission to Space review – does Elon Musk really need the free PR?
Netflix’s new documentary series sells the first all-civilian flight to space as an exercise in philanthropy, but it’s little more than a privilege-fuelled puff piece for the billionaire’s adventures

Lucy Mangan

06, Sep, 2021 @12:30 PM

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Autumn TV: our experts pick the best of the new season
From major new dramas featuring Olivia Colman and Stephen Graham to the return of Succession, here are the must-see shows for the coming months

Barbara Ellen, Michael Hogan, Ammar Kalia and Guy Lodge

05, Sep, 2021 @10:00 AM

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‘There’s a lot to unpack’: the dark, difficult life of Rick James
In a new documentary, the defining funk artist’s ups and many downs are examined with a clear eye and a lack of sugar-coating

Jim Farber

02, Sep, 2021 @6:14 AM

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Ofcom accused of institutional racism over Dispatches Traveller episode
Regulator cleared Channel 4 documentary The Truth About Traveller Crime after thousands of complaints

Matthew Weaver

01, Sep, 2021 @6:48 PM

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Why is Spike Lee’s 9/11 docuseries so controversial?
The film-maker’s new HBO series has been re-edited after backlash over featuring 9/11 ‘truthers’ but a thread of distrust remains

Charles Bramesco

01, Sep, 2021 @1:39 PM

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