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‘The Hour’: Episode 3 review

The Hour is never less than compelling television, but on the occasions when it really steps up its game, it becomes something rather unmissable.

‘Torchwood: Miracle Day’: Episode 4 review

‘Torchwood located,’ C. Thomas Howell’s nameless assassin announces at the beginning of ‘Escape to L.A.’ - and although, of course, he’s talking about the newly-formed team, he could equally be referring to the show itself.

‘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.