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My Brilliant Friend review: Faithful to Ferrante, but at snail's pace

My Brilliant Friend review: Faithful to Ferrante, but at snail's pace

The first book in Elena Ferrante's four-volume Neapolitan Novels series has been faithfully adapted in this lush but slow-moving eight-part series.

  • by Karl Quinn

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'I'm so sorry': Ali breaks a heart and finds love in emotional finale
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'I'm so sorry': Ali breaks a heart and finds love in emotional finale

Ali Oetjen took a big risk and put her heart on the line - and it's paid off.

  • by Genevieve Rota
'Spectacular, inspiring, satisfying': Game of Thrones director reveals new hints about final season
Game of Thrones

'Spectacular, inspiring, satisfying': Game of Thrones director reveals new hints about final season

Director David Nutter has given fans a few teasers into the series' conclusion in a revealing Reddit AMA.

  • by Kelly Lawler
What's on TV: Friday, November 16

What's on TV: Friday, November 16

It was Yotam Ottolenghi who made me realise the border-crossing qualities of the falafel.

Review: Michael Douglas and Alan Arkin's new show, The Kominsky Method
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Review: Michael Douglas and Alan Arkin's new show, The Kominsky Method

Six new or returning shows to tune into this week.

  • by Brad Newsome
Green Guide letters: TV viewers bite back

Green Guide letters: TV viewers bite back

Four Corners revealed the secrets of how to (not) run the ABC.

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Q&A with Nina Oyama, writer, director and performer The Angus Project

Q&A with Nina Oyama, writer, director and performer The Angus Project

Depression led Nina Oyama to a career in stand-up comedy.

  • by Ben Pobjie
An audience with the great Eric Idle

An audience with the great Eric Idle

"We're all just people", says the modest soul who has given us Sir Robin The Brave, Nudge Nudge and Always Look on the Bright Side of Life.

  • by Ben Pobjie
The documentary Secret Life of Four Year Olds reveals just as much about adults

The documentary Secret Life of Four Year Olds reveals just as much about adults

Based on a British format, this offers an intimate insight into children at a pivotal moment of their development.

  • by Kylie Northover
Podcasts channel the pre-Trump era of US political scandals

Podcasts channel the pre-Trump era of US political scandals

If you've room for one more Trump-focused podcast try All The President's Lawyers, or move on to Nixon era with Slow Burn and Bag Man.

  • by Peter Wells
The obsession and endurance of Queen Victoria

The obsession and endurance of Queen Victoria

As the television series Victoria enters its third season, actor Jenna Coleman talks about discovering the unexplored side of the famous queen.

  • by Michael Idato