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Tom Baily

Articles By Tom Baily

The Man Who Saw Too Much, BBC One review – death camp in the clouds

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The Amber Light review - tales, songs and drams

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Britain’s Lost Masterpieces, Episode Three, BBC Four review – more than a bit of Botticelli

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The Fall of the Berlin Wall with John Simpson, BBC Four review – the future we’ve left behind

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Get Rich Or Try Dying: Music’s Mega Legacies, BBC Four review – inside the RIP business

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Zombieland: Double Tap review - dead dull redo

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Gaza review - portraits of love and futility

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Cindy Sherman: #untitled, BBC Four review - portrait of an enigma

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The Dead Don't Die review - return of the zom-com

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8 Days: To the Moon and Back, BBC Two review - intimate peek at life in lunar capsule

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Inside the Ritz Hotel, ITV review - glitz and glam, but no detail

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Apollo 11 review - an awe-inspiring leap

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Wild Bill, Episode 1, ITV review - an American in Lincolnshire

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The Virtues, Episode 4, Channel 4 review - a bitter redemption

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Aladdin review - live-action remake in classic Disney mould

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The Virtues, Channel 4 review - close and personal with stunning Stephen Graham

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