Legion

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Dan Stevens: ‘The bodice ripper never quite goes away, I don’t think it ever will’
Ever since his days on Downton Abbey, the actor has segued seamlessly between British period drama and high-rolling US sci-fi. He talks about playing a robot – and why he has moved on from romance

Zoe Williams

13, Aug, 2021 @5:00 AM

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This week’s best home entertainment: from Brassic to Stath Lets Flats
This Is England’s Joe Gilgun presents a cheeky comedy-drama, and the feckless lettings agent is back

Gwilym Mumford & Luke Holland

16, Aug, 2019 @11:00 AM

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Revolution in the head: from Maniac to Homecoming, the era of introspective TV
From Cary Fukunaga’s Maniac to Julia Roberts’ new Amazon show, television is exploring its darkest subject yet – the human brain – and it all started with Tony Soprano on a horse

Rebecca Nicholson

25, Nov, 2018 @2:00 PM

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Dazed and confused: why I love the complex world of Legion
Idiosyncratic and unique, Legion is a clear standout in Marvel’s TV canon. But does it matter that its second season was more difficult to grasp than a plume of smoke?

Stuart Heritage

28, Jun, 2018 @10:52 AM

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Why is modern TV so confusing?
Transmission failure: your guide to TV’s most complicated shows

Sam Wolfson

21, Apr, 2018 @6:00 AM

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'It's exhausting not being human' – the weird world of Legion's Aubrey Plaza
How do you play a gender-fluid psychotic figment of a mutant’s imagination? The star of the superhero psychodrama reveals all – and explains why her friends can’t watch it

Rachel Aroesti

17, Apr, 2018 @5:00 AM

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The 50 best TV shows of 2017: 50-1
The countdown reaches its peak with a sci-fi dystopia that chimed with the real threat of Donald Trump, followed closely by superlative police drama, true-crime milestones, peril at sea, and the comic adventures in wrestling

30, Nov, 2017 @6:00 AM

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A trippy, decadent fever dream: why Legion is the best superhero show on TV
Influenced by Stanley Kubrick and Wes Anderson, Noah Hawley’s series takes the meta smarts of Logan and Deadpool and runs with it

Graeme Virtue

27, Mar, 2017 @8:00 AM

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Legion review – Marvel takes on mental illness in dazzling new show
Even for those with superhero fatigue, there’s something fascinatingly unconventional about Fargo showrunner Noah Hawley’s ambitious drama

Emily Zemler

08, Feb, 2017 @6:00 PM

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Legion: the most bracing, beautiful superhero TV show yet
As superhero TV reaches critical mass, a new X-Men spinoff set in a psychiatric hospital has mutated the genre into something mind-boggling and refreshing

Graeme Virtue

08, Feb, 2017 @3:31 PM

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X-Men set for the small screen with Downton Abbey star Dan Stevens
FX has ordered a full season of Legion, a new series centered on Charles Xavier’s son and helmed by Fargo showrunner Noah Hawley

Nigel M Smith

01, Jun, 2016 @10:09 PM

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