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Based on the Philip Roth novel, this series examines an alternative 1940 where the antisemitic populist Charles Lindbergh becomes president. Zoe Kazan, Winona Ryder and John Turturro star
In the final episodes of I May Destroy You, Michaela Coel examines a mind-bending, torturous journey into empathy, understanding, and acceptance
A man leaves his heart in San Francisco in The Last Black Man in San Francisco, Joe Talbot's emotional debut exploring the homes we leave behind
In Bad Education, Hugh Jackman plays Frank Tassone, a real superintendent who caused outrage when he embezzled money from his school and kept it for himself
The acclaimed physical theatre company Gecko premieres the film adaptation of its exuberant work Institute on BBC Four
The story jumps ahead to three years in the future, as Elena (Margherita Mazzucco) prepares to graduate from her course in Pisa. She hasn't visited Naples in over a year
In Mrs America, Cate Blanchett stars as the American anti-feminist Phyllis Schlafly who, in the 70s, battled feminists like Gloria Steinem and Betty Friedan to oppose the Equal Rights Amendment
The BBC broadcasts a mouthwatering selection of dance programmes throughout 2020, the perfect entertainment for those long evenings at home
Michaela Coel's incendiary drama soldiers on by understanding how complicated women can be utterly unacceptable too. Episodes 9 and 10 deal in hypocrisy and self-destruction
My Brilliant Friend now examines the pains of unrequited love as Elena (Margherita Mazzucco) is made to bear the rising romance between Lila (Gaia Girace) and Nino (Francesco Serpico)
Arabella (Michaela Coel) continues to struggle with her second work, but finds communal solace in her support group. Terry (Weruche Opia), on the other hand, is sceptical
Elena (Margherita Mazzucco) tries to upgrade herself into the Neapolitan intelligentsia while trying to score with Nino (Francesco Serpico), which threatens her friendship with Lila (Gaia Girace)
The BBC's new Talking Heads remake uses Alan Bennett's original stories along with well as two premieres. Jodie Comer, Martin Freeman and Imelda Staunton star
Based on Eleanor Catton's Booker-winning novel, The Luminaries is an endlessly confusing murder-mystery wrapped in gold nuggets and zodiac signs. Eva Green stars
Michaela Coel wrestles with hurricane confessions and complicated flashbacks, as I May Destroy You continues to be one of the best TV shows of the year
Lila (Gaia Girace) and Elena (Margherita Mazzucco) return for the next chapter in Elena Ferrante's Neapolitan coming-of-age story, The Story of a New Name
Ryan Murphy's political anthology series soldiers on, as after surviving high school his ambitious protagonist Peyton (Ben Platt) is running for Senate
Adam Kay's bestselling memoir is heading to the small screen in a BBC-AMC co-production – and Ben Whishaw will be playing the author himself
In Da 5 Bloods, Spike Lee examines the impact of the Vietnam from the perspectives of four African-American veterans: tackling PTSD, war stories, and black history. Chadwick Boseman stars
At once relevant and timeless, the story of Anthony Bryan, who was wrongly threatened to be deported, is brought to the BBC by his brother, playwright Stephen S. Thompson
The final two episodes of the BBC adaptation see Sally Rooney's lovers finally accept their pain, and lean into their love for one another
Steve Carell and Greg Daniels (The Office) create a new workplace comedy, about a team establishing a military Space Force. John Malkovich and Lisa Kudrow co-star
In the season finale, Villanelle (Jodie Comer) considers different career options and Carolyn (Fiona Shaw) gets closer to her enemy
New-look Proms will revisit the best of festivals past and end with live music-making – including a healing Last Night of the Proms
Connell and Marianne suffer individual losses in titanic spadefuls in episodes nine and 10, as abusive relationships and premature deaths create a sense of immense anguish
In episode three, Villanelle (Jodie Comer) is encouraged to keep killing by the Twelve, Eve (Sandra Oh) is catching up with her assassin/lover, and Konstantin (Kim Bodnia) is stressed
The Big Little Lies writer cooks up a new HBO drama with an equally star-studded cast – Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant lead the dark and mysterious The Undoing
The second half of the BBC's Normal People lurches into focus with great pain – Hettie McDonald directs a strained academic year and a suffocating holiday
With White Lines, Álex Pina (Money Heist) brings a bingeable Netflix crime-drama that ridiculously explores the Ibizan underworld with enjoyable abandon. Daniel Mays stars
In episode six, Eve (Sandra Oh) investigates her ex's puncturing and Villanelle (Jodie Comer) hangs with Konstantin (Kim Bodnia) after last week's explosive finish
Following the supremely successful A Christmas Carol, Steven Knight (Peaky Blinders) continues his series of BBC Dickens adaptations with Great Expectations. Tom Hardy produces
Lenny Abrahamson directs his last two episodes of the series by dealing in extremes, delivering an hour of television both satisfying and devastating