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‘The Durrells’ review: Season 2 Episode 2 might be our favourite episode yet

I’ve been very fond of this show since it began due in no small part to growing up on Jersey where Gerald Durrell’s well-known zoo is located. Despite flirting with being called ‘Durrell Wildlife Conservation’ the CEO confirmed this year that the name is to revert to simply being Jersey Zoo. Part of what makes...

‘Doctor Who’ review: ‘Knock Knock’ is a textbook ghost train ride

Season 10, so far, has been a bit of a Doctor Who selection box. It’s aimed to include all the classic story formats, so far – a modern day opener, a futuristic alien planet and a period romp, and while this classical approach has come at the expense of narrative originality, it’s also allowed the...

‘Little Boy Blue’ review: Episode 2 is authentic and brutal storytelling

Following on from last week’s heartbreaking introduction, ITV’s Little Boy Blue shifts the focus of the story in this second episode, but is no less emotionally impactful as a result. “A killer whose identity everybody knows, but who we cannot charge. People are getting frustrated by our perceived lack of progress.” While last week’s opener, quite...

‘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,...