‘Capital’ episode guide

Set on a single street in South London, BBC One’s Capital is a portrait of a road transformed by soaring property prices. What was once the home of modest lower-middle class families, Pepys Road has been continuously gentrified into a street of multimillion pound houses. Peter Bowker’s adaptation of John Lanchester’s novel Capital stars Toby … >

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‘Capital’ Episode 2 review: BBC drama at its absolute finest

BBC One’s Capital continues with a marvelous second episode from writer Peter Bowker. As the WE WANT WHAT YOU HAVE campaign heats up, lives on Pepys Road are irrevocably changed and tragedy strikes for one family. After Capital’s outstanding opening episode it would be reasonable to assume a slight downward spiral for this second instalment. … >

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‘Capital’ Episode 1 review: Intricately woven, mesmerising drama

Toby Jones and Gemma Jones shine in the first episode of BBC One’s outstanding new three-part drama from Peter Bowker, adapted from John Lanchester’s best-selling satirical novel. Pepys Road is a seemingly ordinary street in South London until the residents find themselves continually plagued by incessant postcards; postcards with one single message: WE WANT WHAT … >

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‘River’ finale review: A more than satisfactory resolution

With so many loose strands needing to be tied up, this week’s final episode of River really needed to deliver. Luckily, BBC One’s six-part drama gave us a satisfying story and delivered more than a few shocks along the way. “You are caught in what is called a paradox, my friend. The closer you get … >

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‘River’ Episode 5 review: ‘What the hell was she up to?’

With only two episodes left, River moves all of its plot lines along speedily this week, overlapping the personal and professional relationships of everyone concerned, building anticipation for next week’s finale. Stellan Skarsgard continues to be excellent, and – despite the emotional beats of the script – the scenes where he is at his best … >

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‘River’ episode guide

Stellan Skarsgård (The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo) leads the cast of River, BBC One’s new six-part drama, as John River, a brilliant police officer whose genius and fault-line is the fragility of his mind. Nicola Walker (Last Tango In Halifax) and Adeel Akhtar (Utopia) star alongside Skarsgård as Detective Sergeant Jackie ‘Stevie’ Stevenson, River’s … >

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