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‘Doctor Who’: ‘Day Of The Moon’ spoiler-free review

Steven Moffat is the finest writer in British television. There - we said what you were already thinking. His episodes of Doctor Who are as densely packed as Imelda Marcos’s holiday shoebox, each story brimming with inspiration, emotion and an endless stream of mind-boggling moments.

‘The Suspicions Of Mr Whicher’ review

Based on a bestselling book of the same name by Kate Summerscale, ITV1's The Suspicions Of Mr Whicher recounts the true story of a tragic murder in a Victorian household in Wiltshire.

‘Doctor Who’ review: ‘The Impossible Astronaut’

After Steven Moffat and Matt Smith’s first season of Doctor Who became more of a wild success than even they could perhaps have hoped, any fears of a second year slump should be quickly erased by this extremely accomplished opener. While RTD’s Who was certainly a more straight-forward monster-of-the-week affair, dealing primarily with monsters and aliens...

‘Jack Rosenthal At The BBC’ DVD review

If there’s any chance you haven’t heard the of the name Jack Rosenthal, then you really should have. As a TV writer, he should be mentioned in the same breath as Harold Pinter and Dennis Potter, who also made their names on the halcyon days of one-off plays for television.

‘Secret Diary Of A Call Girl’: Series 4 DVD review

Both the best and worst thing you can say about Secret Diary Of A Call Girl is that it’s exactly the kind of thing you’d expect to find screening on ITV2. Whether you think that’s a positive or a negative will dictate how you feel about the programme itself.

‘Spiral: The Butcher Of La Villette’: Episodes 7 & 8 review

Despite a profound inability to work together without breaking the law, making horrendous cock-ups or screaming at each other, Captain Laure Berthaud (Caroline Proust) and her CID team finally start making some progress in their pursuit of the titular killer this week.

‘United’ review

Based on the real life events pre and post the 1958 Munich air crash that saw eight of the Manchester United football team lose their lives, United is a one-off feature-length drama from BBC Two starring Doctor Who's David Tennant and Mission Impossible II actor Dougray Scott.

‘The Reckoning’: Episode 1 review

When call-centre worker and former nurse Sally Wilson (Ashley Jensen) discovers she has been bequeathed five million pounds in the will of someone she’s never heard of, it should be the windfall that she needs to provide expensive treatment for her seriously ill daughter.