tue 26/01/2021

Mark Sanderson

Articles By Mark Sanderson

Vanity Fair, ITV review - seductions of social climbing

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Get Shorty, Sky Atlantic review - Elmore Leonard meets Tarantino

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Occupied, series 2, Sky Atlantic review - political conflicts looking all too actual

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Inspector George Gently, BBC One review - power, corruption and lies in his last-ever case

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Safe House, series 2, ITV review - the abduction and captivity show returns

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Top of the Lake: China Girl, BBC Two, series finale review - torpor not trauma

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Fargo, Series 3 Finale, Channel 4 review - the best drama of the year?

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Man in an Orange Shirt, BBC Two review - soft-focus view of 1940s gay love affair

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In the Dark, BBC One review - missing girls mystery promises hidden depths

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50 Shades of Gay, Channel 4 review - no better place in the world to be gay?

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Riviera, Sky Atlantic review - codswallop on the Côte d'Azur

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The Loch, ITV review - hokum shrouded in Scotch mist

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Born to Kill finale, Channel 4 review – a full-blown psychotic nightmare

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Midnight Sun finale review - 'terminal silliness, wholesale slaughter'

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Vera, Series 7, review - 'brilliant Blethyn stuck in bog-standard drama'

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Decline and Fall review - 'a riotously successful adaptation'

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