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‘Grantchester’ Season 3 Episode 1 review: Geordie and Sidney are back

The basic set up of Grantchester, a cop and a vicar working together, is increasingly implausible – so the first episode of the new season wisely chooses to ignore it. Rather than contriving an elaborate reason for Sidney’s involvement, there’s just a phone call from Geordie telling him there’s been a murder and that’s it,...

‘Doctor Who’ spoiler-free review: ‘Smile’ is light, fun sci-fi

An Emoji-themed episode of Doctor Who. That’s a gamble. Why write 500 words of review when you could just use a poop with eyes and call it an early night? Hell, let the rest of Twitter do all the work for you. Fortunately there should be no turds in sight from the critics after ‘Smile’...

‘Broadchurch’ Season 3 finale review: Episode 8 remains necessary viewing

A lot was riding on this final instalment of Broadchurch Season 3, from resolving the particular storyline at hand – the assault on Trish Winterman, the investigation into which has dominated the series since its opening story – to giving a satisfying sense of finality to the overall arc of the programme as a whole,...

‘Line of Duty’ Season 4 Episode 4 review: This really is the best thing on TV

…Aaaaand breathe. Good news! After a week of worry, it’s with great relief that we learn Steve Arnott is not dead and that his wardrobe of snazzy-backed waistcoats will not have to be distributed among the local charity shops (there’s too many for just one Scope to handle). It’s the biggest Easter miracle since Jesus...