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‘Twenty Twelve’: Episode 2 review

After an opening episode that some felt was disappointing, given the quality of the writer and cast, it’s a relief to announce that the second instalment of Twenty Twelve is very much up to the high comic standard of John Morton’s previous work.

‘Doctor Who’: Red Nose Day 2011 review

We don’t get a new series of Doctor Who until 2011’s ridiculously-late Easter, but in the interim, we have two small and perfectly formed little eggs of a story thanks to Comic Relief, titled ‘Space’ and 'Time'.

‘Christopher And His Kind’ review

Kind can mean a group, the ability to treat others well, and - if your German translation isn’t that hot - child. It’s that mixture of youthfulness, shared experience, and compassion (or lack thereof) that make up the main themes of Christopher And His Kind.

‘The Promise’ DVD review

What with particularly turbulent times in the Middle East recently, this epic four-part war saga from BAFTA award-winning director Peter Kosminsky (Warriors, The Government Inspector), set in the disputed Palestinian territories, certainly has a timely feel.

‘Waking The Dead’: Series 9 Episode 1 review

It’s always a tough question in television: when should you stop? Do you continue for as long as you can stave off jumping the shark and then disappear in a cloud of mediocrity? Or do you announce a final series and do your darndest to make it the best yet?

‘Twenty Twelve’: Episode 1 review

Slipping out with little fanfare, oh the irony, is a new "mockumentary" (no, stick with us) from BBC Four following the Olympic Deliverance team as they prepare London for the big event in 2012.