‘War and Peace’ Episode 3 review: Andrei is a haunted man

I wished for more nice Russian songs in War and Peace, and last night’s third episode delivered! Pierre, thank goodness, decides to take steps toward being a better person, after shooting (but not killing) the very naughty Dolokhov in a duel, and later meeting a freemason and being invited to learn the secret handshake. Helene … >

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‘Downton Abbey’ star Lily James in new ‘War and Peace’ promo pic

A brand new promotional photo for BBC One’s upcoming War and Peace adaptation has been revealed. Adapted from Leo Tolstoy’s 1869 literary masterpiece by Mr Selfridge writer Andrew Davies, the six one-hour episodes will “bring the classic to life for a modern audience on a truly epic scale”. Directed by Tom Harper (Peaky Blinders), War … >

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Watch trailer for BBC One’s epic ‘War and Peace’ adaptation

The first trailer for BBC One’s War and Peace was unveiled last night. Adapted from Leo Tolstoy’s 1869 literary masterpiece by Mr Selfridge writer Andrew Davies, the six one-hour episodes will “bring the classic to life for a modern audience on a truly epic scale”. War and Peace will star Lily James (Downton Abbey) as … >

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‘The Musketeers’ Season 2 finale review: ‘Trial and Punishment’

At long last, all of those things I’ve been shouting at the people of The Musketeers about since this second season began are finally resolved in this final episode, and thank goodness for that. Constance is rescued at the last possible moment from execution – and after last week, I wasn’t wholly convinced she would … >

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‘The Musketeers’ Season 2 episode guide

 The Musketeers returns to BBC One with more sword-fighting action and thrilling adventures. Returning cast members include Luke Pasqualino (Skins) as D’Artagnan, Tom Burke (The Hour) as Athos, Santiago Cabrera (Merlin) as Aramis and Howard Charles (Royal Shakespeare Company) as Porthos. > Buy the Season 1 boxset on Amazon. > Order the Season 2 boxset … >

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‘The Musketeers’ Season 2 Episode 9 review: ‘The Accused’

In this week’s Musketeers, the abundant poop certainly hit the fan with unprecedented force, and has left a horrifying mess in its wake. We knew this episode wasn’t going to be a light-hearted comedic romp from the start: when we last saw our heroes, Queen Anne was left traumatised after fighting off an attempted rape … >

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