‘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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‘Atlantis’ Season 2 finale review: ‘The Queen Must Die’

The double-length season finale – which, due to the show’s cancellation, has become the final instalment of Atlantis – too was a lengthy affair of shifting allegiances, death and resurrection. With Jason back in command of both his senses and his hormones, he planned a raid on the city to free his pal Diocles from … >

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‘Atlantis’ Season 2 episode guide

Atlantis returns to BBC One for a second season, starring Jack Donnelly as Jason, Mark Addy as Hercules and Robert Emms as Pythagoras. Pasiphae’s desire to reign has not abated and rivalry with step daughter Ariadne takes her to new depths. Jason’s personal involvement with Ariadne is surely a complication for Pasiphae, but will the … >

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‘Atlantis’ Season 2 Episode 11 review: ‘Kin’

‘Kin’ begins with our gang still on the run and separated from Jason. Instead, they have his father Aeson, who hopes to get close enough to his son to persuade him from his path of darkness – triggered by the revelation that Pasiphae is his mother. Jason remains on the run too, as his saviour … >

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‘Atlantis’ Season 2 Episode 9 review: ‘The Gorgon’s Gaze’

With Ariadne languishing in prison at Pasiphae’s mercy, Jason has become a despondent fugitive hiding in the hills. Add to that a guilt-wracked Medusa, who knows she does not deserve her happiness, and things were looking grimmer than usual in Atlantis. Luckily the gods have listened, as this instalment delivered action for Pythagoras and Medea, … >

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