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‘The Musketeers’ review: Season 3 opens with ‘Spoils of War’

At last, The Musketeers make a triumphant return to BBC One with their final run of episodes, and I for one am positively beaming with delight about it. Season 3 opens on a dusty battlefield, our beloved heroes at war. With a rubbish general in charge, to boot, and it’s up to our heroes to...

‘Love, Nina’ Episode 2 review: Love, skips and awkward dating

As Nick Hornby’s new five-part adaptation continues, Nina gets to know Nunney, George goes on a date with a man she doesn’t like very much and Malcolm is outraged when Nina blames him to get out of a tricky situation. Meanwhile, Max and Joe continue to run rings around their nanny. As the episode opens...

‘Love, Nina’ Episode 1 review: Faye Marsay stars in heart-warming new comedy

In the first episode of this heart-warming gentle comedy, Nina (Faye Marsay) interviews to be a live-in nanny in 1980’s Camden. After a disastrous interview in which football is mentioned, Nina is dismayed to discover she hasn’t got the job. At least not yet. Six months later an enthusiastic and slightly awkward Nina moves into...

‘In the Club’ review: Season 2 Episode 4 is one of the best yet

As the second season of Kay Mellor’s In the Club progresses, the drama intensifies, providing one of the best episodes so far. “I was in the bar the other night…bumped into my ex. Or should I say, our ex.” Roanna’s (Hemione Norris) situation gathers steam as Ray confronts Simon’s dad, Jonathan (Neil Pearson), regarding his...

‘Marcella’ finale review: Episode 8 is full of memorable moments

So now we know.  Or at least, we know something. After the shocking end to Episode 7 it was all but certain that Henry Gibson has been behind it all – and episode eight quickly confirms it, with Harry Lloyd superb as Henry going just a little bit American Psycho. Henry’s use of “how” instead...