The week in TV: The A Word, Isolation Stories, The Eddy; Trying; Homeland – review
Peter Bowker’s wry autism drama returned to fresh complications, ITV went full lockdown, and Netflix’s jazz story was all tuned up with nowhere to go
10, May, 2020 @8:30 AM
Homeland finale review – Claire Danes thriller goes out with a bang
The CIA drama was written off by many early on in its run. Eight seasons later, a perfect conclusion rewards the viewers who persevered with it
03, May, 2020 @9:15 PM
Claire Danes on the end of Homeland: 'It was so nice to play such a badass'
The landmark drama’s star reflects on how playing Carrie Mathison – and learning from real spies – has shaped her view of politics
05, Apr, 2020 @9:00 AM
The week in TV: Homeland; Confronting Holocaust Denial With David Baddiel; Intelligence and more
Carrie and Saul buddy up again for Homeland’s final season, and David Baddiel takes on the genocide deniers
23, Feb, 2020 @5:30 AM
Homeland: the show that became a work of genius – after you stopped watching
As its final season kicks off, here’s how the terrorism thriller went from the Carrie-Brody chemistry show to the most unnervingly prescient TV of our time
17, Feb, 2020 @3:21 PM
From The Good Place to Homeland: what to expect from TV shows ending in 2020
The year will see a host of fan-favourite shows ending but which ones can ace the landing and which will stumble at the last minute?
13, Jan, 2020 @4:14 PM
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
16, Oct, 2018 @8:00 AM
Homeland's Mandy Patinkin: ‘Reality, for me? Not so good’
The outspoken star, who has recorded a ‘prayer for peace’, gives a few clues about how the show might end – and says why he’s more comfortable with fantasy than the real world
31, Jul, 2018 @2:04 PM
From Sharp Objects to Killing Eve: TV's best antiheroes are women
Sharp Objects’ Camille Preaker is the latest in a wave of complicated female characters dominating the small screen
26, Jul, 2018 @8:02 AM
'It was very destructive to my soul': the biggest bust-ups in TV history
Frustration, egos and creative differences have caused spectacular walkouts on big shows. But can anyone top Mandy Patinkin’s French exit?
10, Jul, 2018 @7:00 AM
The next Homeland? The problems with Fauda, Israel's brutal TV hit
The Netflix smash – about a ruthless Israeli unit hunting down terrorists – has been praised for its evenhanded portrayal of the Palestinian conflict. But are there glaring omissions?
23, May, 2018 @5:00 AM
See What Can Be Done by Lorrie Moore review – marvellously nuanced
This wide-ranging collection of reviews and cultural commentary is shrewd and worthy of preservation. Just don’t call it ‘enjoyable’…
07, May, 2018 @7:00 AM
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