Television

Why now is the perfect time to rewatch Our Friends In The North – one of the greatest TV series of all time
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Why now is the perfect time to rewatch Our Friends In The North – one of the greatest TV series of all time

Our Friends In The North is about change, and once again Britain is in the midst of great change, writes Big Issue TV editor Adrian Lobb

This England: Does Kenneth Branagh let Boris Johnson off the hook?
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This England: Does Kenneth Branagh let Boris Johnson off the hook?

This England, starring Kenneth Branagh as Boris Johnson, shows the early days of the pandemic. It will trigger sorrow and fury. But are we ready?

Jeff Bridges: ‘I had cancer and Covid. I was facing my mortality’
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Jeff Bridges: ‘I had cancer and Covid. I was facing my mortality’

Ahead of Disney+’s The Old Man, Jeff Bridges talks about how he overcame a frightening health scare and why he’s fighting child hunger

‘I just want to represent real people’ – Lydia West talks Inside Man, It’s A Sin and the cost-of-living crisis
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‘I just want to represent real people’ – Lydia West talks Inside Man, It’s A Sin and the cost-of-living crisis

Richard Hawley: When they asked to use my songs in Ridley I told them to f*** off
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Richard Hawley: When they asked to use my songs in Ridley I told them to f*** off

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What made Neighbours so special? Let the superfans explain
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What made Neighbours so special? Let the superfans explain

How Neighbours changed the world
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How Neighbours changed the world

The Odd Throuple: Only Murders In The Building is back with a triumphant second season
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The Odd Throuple: Only Murders In The Building is back with a triumphant second season

‘I hope young activists will take heart’: Sir Nick Partridge on Aids: The Unheard Tapes
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‘I hope young activists will take heart’: Sir Nick Partridge on Aids: The Unheard Tapes

‘Sherwood is important. It forces people to remember that the political is personal’
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‘Sherwood is important. It forces people to remember that the political is personal’

The Lazarus Project is about the near misses we’ve had with the end of the world, says writer Joe Barton
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The Lazarus Project is about the near misses we’ve had with the end of the world, says writer Joe Barton

The Derry Girls finale: sublime television – poignant, political and properly funny
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The Derry Girls finale: sublime television – poignant, political and properly funny

This week’s Big TV: Conversations with Friends, Joe Wicks: Facing My Childhood, Floodlights
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This week’s Big TV: Conversations with Friends, Joe Wicks: Facing My Childhood, Floodlights

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Downton Abbey: A New Era – ‘It’s got such a big heart, this movie’
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Downton Abbey: A New Era – ‘It’s got such a big heart, this movie’