‘Humans’ finale review: Hester has been the core of Season 2

Alexander Pope said it: ‘To err is Human; to forgive, divine.’ And if Alexander Pope were alive today and watching Humans (which he absolutely would be, in between penning The Rape of the Lock and watching Homes Under The Hammer in his pants), I’m sure he’d amend that phrase to ‘To err is Human; to … >

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‘Humans’ Season 2 Episode 7 review: Neil Maskell is disarmingly natural

Glass. I’ve been thinking about glass this week, and if you’ve just watched tonight’s Humans then you can probably see where I’m going with this. It’s often the case that separating a conversation with a sheet of glass instantly makes it more interesting (Silence of the Lambs, Skyfall, Star Trek Into Darkness, me last Thursday telling … >

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‘Humans’ review: Season 2 Episode 4 is a chance to slow down

For as long as there’s been technology, there’s been a pervading worry about the effect it’ll have on our lives. In the Victorian era, people worried that terrifying speeds of 30mph on the railways would cause organ failure. At the dawn of radio, some naysayers proclaimed it was a distraction for young minds. And in … >

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‘Humans’ review: Season 2 Episode 2 sees more fantastic world-building

With the Elster software spreading like a virus, Humans starts to explore the idea that acquired consciousness doesn’t automatically mean instantly acquired intelligence. For instance, my 10 month old nephew possesses a consciousness, and he keeps smushing broccoli into the carpet and repeatedly forgets that he’s scared of Mr. Pontipine’s moustache on In The Night … >

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‘Humans’ Season 2 Episode 1 review: The stakes feel higher as Channel 4 hit returns

Last year, in our review of the spectacular finale to Season 1, we promised that ‘wherever Humans Season 2 is going next, we’re eager to follow’. Well, pack a bag and grab your passport. The second season of Humans is here and it’s going global, hitting all the glamorous locations on the map. Berlin! San Francisco! Bolivia! Nottingham! … >

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‘Humans’ story hints revealed for Season 2

Channel 4 has released new details about what’s coming up in the next season of Humans. The sci-fi drama’s second season began filming in April, with Gemma Chan, Katherine Parkinson, Tom Goodman-Hill, Emily Berrington, Will Tudor, Colin Morgan, Ivanno Jeremiah, Neil Maskell and Ruth Bradley all reprising their roles from last year’s Season 1. Buy Season 1 on … >

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‘Humans’ Season 2 starts filming next week

Filming will commence on the second season of Channel 4’s Humans on Monday 11 April. Eight new episodes of the sci-fi drama were commissioned last year following the success of Season 1. > Buy Season 1 on DVD on Amazon. Gemma Chan, who plays Mia, revealed the planned start date on Twitter, posting a photo … >

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Who are the new ‘Doctor Who’ writers that will ‘make your brain explode’?

With 2015’s Christmas special done and dusted, the rumour wheel can start turning in earnest on the next season of Doctor Who. Confirmed to be continuing in his showrunner role, Steven Moffat has been teasing Season 10’s writing line-up with a promise of excitement, revealing: “…we’ve had meetings today with two writers who’ve never written … >

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‘Humans’ to explore ‘next level’ of Synths in Season 2

The writers of Humans have teased that Synths will have “gone a bit deeper” into society when the show returns. The new sci-fi drama’s first season concluded on Channel 4 last month. > Order Season 1 on DVD on Amazon. Filming on eight new episodes will begin next year. Chatting about where Season 2 will … >

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