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‘Falling Skies’: Episode 5 review

Five episodes in and Falling Skies remains a curious and somewhat frustrating show. It’s got a classic sci-fi premise, yet something about it never quite convinces.

‘Beaver Falls’: Episode 1 review

Beaver Falls is the latest comedy from the E4 stable that has previously brought us Skins, The Inbetweeners and Misfits. On the evidence of this first episode, they have another homegrown winner on their hands.

‘The Hour’: Episode 2 review

Last week’s opening episode of BBC Two’s latest foray into quality original period drama featured a lot of set-up. That’s not to say it was dull - far from it - but at times the exposition threatened to overwhelm.

‘Torchwood: Miracle Day’: Episode 2 review

‘The next six hours is going to be filled with boredom, followed by monotony,’ CIA agent Rex Matheson remarks at the beginning as he boards a transatlantic flight with the manacled members of Torchwood in tow, but the subsequent episode is anything but dull.

‘The Hour’: Episode 1 review

Timing for the BBC's new television news-based drama could hardly have been more apposite, with the recent News Of The World and Rupert Murdoch debacle raging on.