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‘Spooks’: Series 9 DVD review

Since 2002, spy drama Spooks has consistently ranked among the best the BBC has to offer, blending high-octane action with unnervingly topical storylines - but can it keep up the pace?

‘Title Design with Momoco’ BAFTA event

On Wednesday, BAFTA hosted a ‘masterclass’ talk by UK design duo Momoco, creators of title sequences for the likes of Misfits, Luther and Eleventh Hour, as well as the films Hard Candy and Alien vs Predator.

‘South Riding’: Episode 1 review

BBC One’s new Sunday evening period drama is no gentle, quiet or quaint look back at an innocent, idyllic age. South Riding has bite, blackness and resonances that ring true even 75 years on from the era in which it is set.

‘Psych’: Season 3 DVD review

Light-hearted US crime procedural series Psych follows Shawn Spencer, played by James Roday, who is used the Santa Barbara Police Department to solve crimes.

‘Skins’: Series 5 Episode 4 review

The character of Liv had been a bit of a mystery up until last week, when we saw a glimpse of this promiscuous easy going girl who would claim to have morals but was alien to the concept of self control.

‘Bedlam’: Episode 2 review

EastEnders and Strictly Come Dancing star Kara Tointon has car trouble in the second episode of SkyLiving’s paranormal drama.

’30 Rock’: Season 4 DVD review

30 Rock joins the scant list of decent stateside sitcoms unspoiled by the sycophantic laughter of a studio audience, humbly wearing the rare and stealthy attribute of being silly without being childish.

‘Being Human’: Series 3 Episode 4 review

While the past few episodes have been more or less stand-alone stories, ‘The Pack’ is a series high that brings elements from all of them together to form a hugely impressive whole.

‘Mad Dogs’: Episode 2 review

Whilst, on the face of it, Sky1’s four-part serial Mad Dogs may seem like Sexy Beast: 'The TV Series', the star-filled drama may be as gruesome but it's also packed with humour and the failings and insecurities of middle-aged men.