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Louis Theroux: Altered States

Louis Theroux has returned to the BBC with a new documentary series Altered States, this time exploring modern life in the United States. The first episode follows the documentarian as he travels to Portland, the self-proclaimed hipster capital of the world, with the intention of exploring the world of polyamory. Polyamory, or “ethical non-monogamy”, is […]

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There She Goes

There She Goes is a brand new comedy airing on BBC Four starring David Tennant and Jessica Hynes as the parents of nine-year-old Rosie, played by Miley Locke, a child with an undiagnosed chromosomal disorder and severe learning difficulties. On first description, it might not sound like much of a comedy. Rosie cannot speak, she cannot […]

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Channel 4 Break Free from the London Bubble

Last Wednesday it was announced that Channel 4 will be moving their headquarters out of London to Leeds. The Yorkshire city was chosen over Manchester and Birmingham to host a new central creativity hub. One of the most daring and varied channels has, at least partially, abandoned the world of overpriced pints and Pret A […]

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Dancing Queen

Think RuPaul’s Drag Race meets Dance Moms and bam! You have Netflix’s new original series, Dancing Queen. Taking place in his hometown of Mesquite, Texas, this 8-episode season follows the life of Justin Johnson, professional dancer/studio owner by day and international drag superstar, Alyssa Edwards by night. Justin/Alyssa first graced our TV screens with their […]

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The Haunting of Hill House

Netflix’s  reimagining of the 1959 classic horror novel by Shirley Jackson of the same title, The Haunting of Hill House delivers a more extensive, creative, and successful portrayal of the story and characters than any attempt before.  Previously made into two film versions, once in 1963 and in 1999, both rebranded as The Haunting, the […]

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Star Wars hits the small screen: A first look at The Mandalorian

Star Wars is a series that has dominated our cinema screens for just over forty years now, and after so many decades as a colossus of film, merchandising, gaming, animation and general cultural persistence, it’s incredible that it has not hit the small screen in a big way. Until now, that is. In an announcement on […]

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Jack Whitehall: Travels with My Father

The show which follows Jack Whitehall’s relationship with his conservative father, Michael Whitehall, as they travel around the world is back on Netflix. This time on Jack Whitehall: Travels with My Father, Michael Whitehall decides to bestow his wisdom unto his son, whilst taking in some high culture on a tour around Europe. However, similar to […]

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The Cry

BBC One’s new psychological thriller, The Cry, hits close to home for many parents. Jenna Coleman, the ex-Doctor Who actress, plays a young mother, Joanna, who is the focus of media attention due to the abduction of her and her husband Alastair’s son, Noah. The first episode illuminates the very real trials that are a part of […]