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Killer Magic

Killer Magic, is a brand new show in which five magicians battle it out to entertain both the public and their competitors with the best trick possible. Each week the magician with the lowest score must face a ‘killer trick’ and recreate one of history’s most dangerous illusions; in this episode the loser was submerged […]

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Asylum

From BBC4 comes a brand new satirical comedy: Asylum. It was created by Kayvan Novak – the man behind E4’s Phone Jacker – and stars Ben Miller as Daniel Hern, a whistleblower hated by America and offered solace by a fictional ‘El Rican’ embassy. The show appears to be promising, perhaps similar in its politically […]

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South Side Story

I’m not sure why anyone thought merging a reality TV show with musical pop numbers would work, but the 30 minutes of footage proved exactly why it does not.

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History of the Brain

A History of the Brain is a 10-part podcast series that takes you on a 5000 year journey into the brain. The series will play on BBC Radio 4 Extra.

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Is TV Taking Over?

I am not claiming that TV is all bad, it is the most popular form of entertainment and an inherent part of modernity, but perhaps I need to curtail my exposure to TV before it takes over my time and life even further. Yet, as I type this last sentence, I realise it is 9pm and The Apprentice is starting. I think I’ll leave my Uni work until tomorrow.

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24 Hours in Police Custody

From the creators of BAFTA award winning 24 Hours in A&E comes Channel 4’s latest series 24 Hours in Police Custody. The show gives an insight into life at Luton police department, recording the 24 hour period in which detectives must gather evidence and decide whether to charge or release their suspect.

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Glue

The new E4 drama Glue is tipped to be a big hit this autumn. From Jack Thorne, the writer of This is England and Skins, the show follows the lives of nine teenagers in the fictional countryside town of Overton, shot in the rolling hills of Berkshire.