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The Wire: criminally underrated in the world of crime television

This summer a friend introduced me to The Wire. After finishing all five seasons a few weeks back, I am still struggling to wrap my head around the sheer ignorance…

Women are at the Heart of House of the Dragon

I was sceptical going into House of the Dragon, HBO’s new(ish) Game of Thrones spin-off. The grim-dark edginess of the original and the increasing prioritisation of plot twists over thematic…

Theatre-related Media

I love theatre and wish I could spend most, if not all, of my time watching talented artists practice their craft in front of me. However, I, unfortunately, have very…

Review: This is Going to Hurt

Ben Whishaw during an interview for "Mary Poppins Returns"

The hunger grows for ‘opinionated news’ in the UK

The UK’s broadcast news media landscape has changed greatly since the turn of the century, and the transformation is set to accelerate drastically in the coming years with the arrival…

The highs and lows of TV dating

CW: ableism The spectacle of TV dating exploded onto our screens with The Undateables in 2012, followed by First Dates in 2013 and Naked Attraction in 2016. These shows all…

The Mandolorian review: season two, episode one

If you’ve watched Breaking Bad, and binged on The Boys, but you’re still itching for a gritty high budget series where Giancarlo Esposito plays a sinister megalomaniac, then you might…

What to Watch in Lockdown. Week 3: Mr. Mercedes

I’ll be the first to admit that this week of lockdown has not been a good week. I don’t know if it’s because the reality has set in and the…