Utopia

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From ‘love circle’ to ‘technical oversight’: is it satire or Icac?
Can you tell a political comedy from actual #AusPol? Put yourself to the test by guessing where these quotes came from

Andrew P Street

05, Nov, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Utopia review – sanitised remake is no match for cult TV original
Amazon have bankrolled a shiny new version of Channel 4’s sleeper hit, penned by Gone Girl’s Gillian Flynn. But though its pandemic plot feels prescient, it’s a damp squib of a series

Jack Seale

25, Sep, 2020 @9:00 PM

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The 100 best TV shows of the 21st century
Where’s Mad Men? How did The Sopranos do? Does The Crown triumph? Can anyone remember Lost? And will Downton Abbey even figure? Find out here – and have your say

Kate Abbott, Hannah J Davies, Gwilym Mumford, Phil Harrison and Jack Seale

16, Sep, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Paradise found: Utopia's remake is a welcome dose of TV justice
Dennis Kelly’s drama was dropped by Channel 4 after two acclaimed seasons. Now Amazon’s committed to a nine-episode revival will its potential be realised?

Lanre Bakare

24, Apr, 2018 @6:00 AM

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Mood indigo: why is TV looking so blue?
From The Handmaid’s Tale and Mindhunter to Westworld and Riverdale, TV makers looking to tell tales of darkness and woe are using a blue hue

Lara Williams

25, Jan, 2018 @6:00 AM

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The Bafta TV awards nominations spread the love around
Popular high-quality drama was championed in this year’s nominations, but a series of underdogs and cult gems were also acknowledged, from Utopia to Detectorists and Prey

Julia Raeside

08, Apr, 2015 @9:18 AM

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The best TV shows of 2014 – readers' picks
After our critics chose their favourite TV of the year, it’s time to give voice to the readers, who had a clear number one – and nominated a very interesting top 10

Marta Bausells

30, Dec, 2014 @7:00 AM

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Utopia picks up an Emmy but still won’t be back on Channel 4
Media Monkey: Despite winning yet another award, the series will not be returning to British screens

Monkey

25, Nov, 2014 @5:44 PM

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Utopia has been cancelled but its bold legacy will live on
Richard Vine: A third series has been ruled out, but the graphic Channel 4 thriller was unique, inventive, exhilarating TV. Still, there’s always the David Fincher remake to look forward to ...

Richard Vine

13, Oct, 2014 @9:54 AM

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David Fincher on Gone Girl: ‘Bad things happen in this movie…’
The cult director of The Social Network refashions Gillian Fynn’s gripping bestseller into a macabre meditation on married life in the modern age

Nev Pierce

27, Sep, 2014 @4:59 AM

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Experimental soundtracks and lavish orchestras – TV never sounded so good
Phelim O’Neill: The ambitious scores of Game of Thrones, Utopia and new US drama The Knick are bringing a new dimension to music on TV

Phelim O'Neill

19, Aug, 2014 @12:25 PM

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Executed review – a tacky documentary that sold its subject short
Rebecca Nicholson: ITV marked the anniversary of the last UK hanging with a curious mess of cheap visuals, tepid provocation and unanswered questions. Meanwhile, the second series of Utopia came to an end – let's hope there's a third

Rebecca Nicholson

13, Aug, 2014 @5:00 AM

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