Squid Game

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Netflix denies any Squid Game reality show contestants have suffered ‘serious injury’
Streaming giant says three people were treated for mild conditions while filming competition based on hit South Korean drama, after contestant claims ‘it was like a war zone’

Sian Cain

26, Jan, 2023 @1:07 AM

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The 35 must-see TV shows to look forward to in 2023
A hardy period drama from Shane Meadows, a Frasier reboot and the fourth series of Succession – here’s a rundown of all the new year’s unmissable telly

Stuart Heritage and Kate Abbott

28, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Lee Jung-jae: ‘Squid Game made me rethink how I look at the world’
The dystopian TV drama made the South Korean actor go global and won him an Emmy. Now he’s written and directed his own espionage action thriller

Michael Segalov

04, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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The Guardian view on Korean soft power: harder than it looks | Editorial
Editorial: Pop music and TV shows might not sound like a serious business, but public diplomacy matters – whatever form it comes in


28, Oct, 2022 @5:25 PM

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Dance like you’re in Bridgerton, play Squid Game: why are immersive experiences booming?
From Stranger Things re-enactments to Batman dining nights, interactive events are taking over town centres – and fans are willing to pay high prices for the Instagrammable privilege of participating

Amelia Tait

14, Oct, 2022 @11:59 AM

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Our critics’ guide to Korean culture
Where to start with K-music, film and TV

Kitty Empire, Michael Hogan and Guy Lodge

04, Sep, 2022 @7:00 AM

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K-everything: the rise and rise of Korean culture
From music to film, technology to food, the world has fallen in love with everything South Korean. Tim Adams visits Seoul in search of the origins of hallyu – the Korean wave

Tim Adams

04, Sep, 2022 @7:00 AM

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English pottery a hit in Asia thanks to Squid Game
Denby’s star is on the rise since its Halo teacup featured in Netflix’s South Korean blockbuster

Caroline Davies

25, Jul, 2022 @12:38 PM

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V&A to stage UK’s first major exhibition of Korean culture
Show will feature immersive re-creation of set from Oscar-winning film Parasite as well as props from Squid Game

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

12, Jul, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Hwang Dong-hyuk’s real-life Squid Game can’t rival the fictional horrors | Rebecca Nicholson
If there’s no playing to the death, it’s just a bunch of adults playing hopscotch and marbles

Rebecca Nicholson

18, Jun, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Will Squid Game: The Challenge be the darkest reality show ever?
Netflix has announced a reality competition show based on the violent hit series with a $4.56m prize and some creepy challenges

Stuart Heritage

15, Jun, 2022 @1:44 PM

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‘Red light … greenlight!’ Netflix shares teaser for Squid Game season two
Streamer confirms hit Korean show’s return as director Hwang Dong-hyuk hints at details in a message to fans

Sian Cain and agencies

13, Jun, 2022 @1:56 AM

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