Jesse Armstrong

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The 50 best TV shows of 2021, No 4: Succession
The show’s dark third series gave us what might be its greatest ever run of episodes – and someone to root for at long last

Stuart Heritage

17, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Could he? Will they? What if? What might happen next in Succession
After a shocking season finale that rewrote the dynamic of the Roy family, all bets are off for how they might recover

Stuart Heritage

15, Dec, 2021 @7:16 AM

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Succession creator Jesse Armstrong on its thunderous finale: ‘That might be as good as I’ve got’
Season three of the hit show has made even more headlines than usual. We ask its British creator if he’s had enough yet, if actor Jeremy Strong is doing OK – and if his character Kendall is actually Jesus (warning: contains spoilers)

Stuart Heritage

14, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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‘It’s like a horror film’: why Succession season three will end in tragedy
The third series of the hit drama about a warring family may seem uneventful – but the suffocating sense of dread and doom points to a truly catastrophic climax

Stuart Heritage

16, Nov, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Succession returns: how did a nice lad from Oswestry make such a nasty TV show?
As the British writer’s tale of a media family’s power struggle returns to TV, we chart his path from Peep Show to global award-winning fame

Vanessa Thorpe

02, Oct, 2021 @6:00 PM

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‘Why do I want to write about these awful, rich, evil people?’: the making of Succession
Inside the writers’ room with Jesse Armstrong and his team of ‘scruffy, shambolic British comedy writers’

Hannah J Davies

02, Oct, 2021 @7:00 AM

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‘His rage, his pain, his shame, they’re all mine’: Jeremy Strong on playing Succession’s Kendall Roy
Strong’s role as the self-destructive media heir takes commitment – and the actor goes all in

Hadley Freeman

02, Oct, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Succession creator Jesse Armstrong criticises Trump and Johnson at Emmys
Writer lays into president and PM for their ‘crummy’ response to coronavirus

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

21, Sep, 2020 @1:02 PM

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Downhill review – Ferrell and Louis-Dreyfus crash with redundant remake
An unnecessary English language remake of 2014’s savage marital comedy Force Majeure never manages to rise above the pointlessness of its inception

Benjamin Lee in Park City

27, Jan, 2020 @6:15 AM

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The 50 best TV shows of 2019: No 1 – Succession
In its second run, Jesse Armstrong’s masterful tale of a media tycoon’s squabbling brood beat all comers with its wit, twists and utter sadism. Anyone for a game of Boar on the Floor?

Stuart Heritage

19, Dec, 2019 @6:00 AM

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Jennifer Lopez: a comeback of positively epic proportions | Rebecca Nicholson
With her Super Bowl signing and talk of an Oscar for Hustlers, J-Lo is everywhere – and still working that old Versace dress

Rebecca Nicholson

28, Sep, 2019 @2:30 PM

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Filthy rich: why the awful antics of Succession are so addictive
The slick, anti-aspirational drama about a rich Murdoch-esque empire shouldn’t be quite this compulsive but it remains an odd fascination

Adrian Horton

22, Aug, 2019 @6:00 AM

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