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‘Apple Tree Yard’ review: Episode 3 has us on the edge of our seats

“What have I done?” Give a Monkey a baby and heating element and the results are up for debate but give an intelligent, romantically naive woman enough rope and they could end up hanging themselves. It turns out Mr Costley wasn’t delivering take away food to George Selway but take away life. As they flee...

‘Taboo’ Episode 5 review: Each week is a bizarre feast for the senses

I know we’re talking about tonight’s episode, but hold on a mo and answer me the following… If I told you that next Saturday’s episode of Taboo features Tom Hollander’s Mr Cholmondely vigorously masturbating into a batch on gunpowder, and a backroom orgy during a cockfight, would you believe me? Yes? No? Maybe just one...

‘Unforgotten’ review: Season 2 Episode 5 unravels secrets of the past

The penultimate episode of ITV’s thrilling crime drama’s second season unravels the secrets of the past, leading to the killer of David Walker, a man who committed unsavoury acts and leaving his victims in turmoil. Detective duo, DCI Cassie Stuart (Nicola Walker) and DS Sunny Khan (Sanjeev Bhaskar) are back on track interrogating some unreliable...

‘Fortitude’ review: Season 2 Episode 2 left the audience with plenty of questions

This week’s episode is surprisingly gore free, but delivers a terrifying set piece when a stray polar bear enters Fortitude’s primary school and traps a child inside. The sequence is a chilling call back to the series’ very first scene, in which an intoxicated Henry Tyson accidentally shot Billy Pettigrew instead of the polar bear...

‘Death in Paradise’ review: The gang head to London in Season 6 Episode 5

After last week’s slightly more formulaic episode, this week’s Death in Paradise goes international as the gang relocate to London for an investigation into a British sailor’s death whose potential suspects have all fled back to the UK. “They all checked out this morning. Got the first flight home at 6am.” This is a really...

‘The Halcyon’ recap: The show must go on in Episode 5

September 1940 finds the Halcyon catering to its well-healed guests as if the war wasn’t happening. As German bombers approach London, the kitchen staff is in full swing, preparing a wedding dinner and lamenting the lack of geese to use in the main course. Little do they know that the entre will soon be the...

‘Legion’ spoiler-free review: An anomaly in the world of TV superheroes

It’s a golden age of superhero television out there. Just look at the CW’s expansive DC universe that began with Arrow, that now encompasses four shows. Or there’s Netflix’s equally ambitious gambit with Marvel, which is about to come to a crescendo this year with The Defenders. Meanwhile, staples Agents of SHIELD, Gotham and Lucifer...