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Doctor Who: The Tsuranga Conundrum review

The Tsuranga Conundrum is very engrossing episode, from the siege situation, to the ailing hero fighter pilot, to the companion relationships, to the pregnant man. While previous narratives have covered similar subject matter, The Tsuranga Conundrum had a very fresh take on it. The junkyard planet where the episode began was merely a plot device to...

Doctor Who series 11: The Ghost Monument review

Heading into week two, Jodie Whittaker’s Thirteenth Doctor continues to delight. With spoilers, here’s our review of ‘The Ghost Monument’… As a viewer there’s a sense of relief at the start of this week’s sophomore outing for the Thirteenth Doctor. With all the female incarnation ballyhoo behind us, introductions more or less made, and a...

Doctor Who series 11: The Woman Who Fell to Earth review

Jodie Whittaker made her first full appearance as the Doctor on BBC One this evening. With spoilers aplenty, here’s our review of ‘The Woman Who Fell to Earth’… If you feel just that little bit exhausted with the endless chatter around the Thirteenth Doctor’s gender, then imagine what it’s like to be Jodie Whittaker. On...

Bodyguard: finale review

After keeping the nation on its toes for weeks, the BBC’s Bodyguard bowed out tonight but did it end on a high note? If Max Headroom wanted to make a return to the airwaves, tonight’s broadcast of the Bodyguard would have been the perfect broadcast to hijack. With its audacious storytelling, Liam Neeson levels of...

Bodyguard: episode 5 review

With one week left until the finale, BBC One’s Bodyguard still has viewers in a vice with no signs of letting up… It’s genuinely quite remarkable to see a series like Bodyguard, which is keeping dozens and dozens of plates spinning, fail to answer any of our lingering questions before the finale. Jed Mercurio has...

Bodyguard: episode 4 review

The BBC’s electric thriller, Bodyguard barrels into its fourth episode as it explores the aftermath of the latest bombing… There was something very Line of Duty about this week’s episode of Bodyguard. From the oodles of interior police station scenes to the suspicious, telling absence of Keeley Hawes to the shady stairwell conversations, this week...

Press: episode 1 review: Death Knock

With an intriguing premise and Mike Bartlett at the helm, the BBC’s new series, Press delves deep into the heart of the newspaper industry… There’s something agreeably quaint about TV shows and films that go out of their way to defend the press because it’s an honourable stance seldom taken any more. Every now and...

Doctor Who series 11 launch date officially announced, episode title revealed

After yesterday’s legal kerfuffle, that you can read about here, the BBC has now confirmed that the launch date of Doctor Who series 11 will indeed by Sunday 7th October. This information was leaked by iTunes yesterday. It’s the much-rumoured move to Sunday nights for the show, that’ll instantly stop it having to work around the Strictly Come...

Wanderlust: episode 1 review

BBC One’s sexy new drama, Wanderlust, starring Toni Collette and Steven Mackintosh kicked off tonight with a cracking first episode, which quietly pushes the envelope of what’s done on the channel… At this point it’s a genuine privilege to see Toni Collette do what she does best. The Australian actor may currently be soaring on the...