What to watch on TV this week
From the frank boldness of Mums Make Porn to the awaited UK premiere of Ryan Murphy's Pose, there are plenty of gems this week on TV
The second series of Fleabag is in full swing, as Phoebe Waller-Bridge returns and brings an all-star supporting cast with her for what's already some of the best TV of the year.
In episode three we meet Belinda, the long-awaited character played by Kristin Scott Thomas – while Fleabag's relationship with the Priest continues to deepen.Read more ...
This '90s teen comedy is back for its second series! Following a group of teenage girls during the Northern Ireland Troubles, Derry Girls offers a lighter perspective of the time.
Erin, Clare, Michelle, Orla and James are beside themselves with excitement as they have tickets to see Take That in Belfast. When Ma Mary forbids them to go they decide that they will stop at nothing to get there.Read more ...
Set to be this year's Succession, MotherFatherSon is another dark look into the world of wealth, business, and family.
Episode three looks closer into Caden's rehabilitation in a new facility, as Kathryn aims to make up for lost time and Max feels his enemies circling in.
Read our 5-star review of episode one
It's everything it sounds like, and so much more. A new documentary series is launching on Channel 4, in which four mothers are taking matters into their own hands when they realise what their children are watching online.
By visiting the sets of pornographic films and learning filmmaking tricks of their own, the women challenge and transcend the culture their children are living with.Read more ...
If you loved Broadchurch, there's a chance this new detective series could fill the void.
The new six-part drama follows the disappearance of a pair of 15-year-old twins, told through the eyes of DS Lisa Armstrong. Inevitably, an almighty twist throws the investigation off-kilter, but undoubtedly makes for the best TV.
Money, greed, Damien Lewis, Paul Giamatti – Billions has it all. The decadent New York-set drama is back for a fourth season, proving the world really has put its money where its mouth is...Read more ...
It's been 25 years since Stephen Lawrence was killed in a racially motivated knife crime. Now, his friend who had to witness the tragedy, former Lewisham councillor Duwayne Brooks, is exploring the epidemic still spreading across the country.
The film speaks to the families of victims as well as perpetrators, while Brooks revisits his own past too – breaking down the stigma around an urgent nationwide danger.Read more ...
Chameleonic TV producer Ryan Murphy never ceases to impress – from the heightened hoaxes of American Horror Story to the toe-tapping good times of Glee, the showrunner never treads lightly.
His latest hit, the Golden Globe-nominated series Pose, is finally airing on UK television after a rapturous response in the US. The series follows ball culture in late 1980s New York, featuring colourful queens and the inception of a stylish subculture as we know it.Read more ...
Hollywood veteran Paul Schrader offered one of the darkest, most important films of last year in First Reformed – the portrait of an infinitely fascinating priest losing sight of his religion and the meaning of life altogether.
Ethan Hawke delivers a chilling central performance, while the film demands attention on a technical, emotional and wholly existential level.Read more ...
The Fab Five are back, and this time they know we've been waiting. The third season of Queer Eye dropped over the weekend, with eight brand new episodes.
Everyone's favourite experts are meeting some new heroes to help them realise that they already are their best selves – just with a little bit of guided knowledge. And excitingly, this time there's an even number of men and women. Dive straight in to the new season on Netflix now.Read more ...
While we're still waiting for the return of The Crown, Jenna Coleman has taken the royal reins in Victoria, returning this Sunday to ITV.
The third season begins in 1848 and follows the Queen's uncertainty both within her marriage and kingdom, as Europe and her own monarchy face complex struggles for mastery.
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