The Week in Radio: Sceptical take on cult of William Shakespeare is worth celebrating

It was William Shakespeare's 450th Birthday this week, or would have been, and Radio 3 marked it with a show that pointed out all of his faults – his sloppy writing, his anti-Semitism, his lack of parts for women, and so on.

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Jessica Brown Findlay as Mary Yellan in ‘Jamaica Inn’

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Martin Freeman as Lester Nygaard in the TV adaptation of 'Fargo'

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A look ahead at the most enjoyable shows and films on TV this Easter

Ricky Gervais at a screening of ‘Muppets Most Wanted’ in London last month

Ricky Gervais: 'People are waiting for me to fail. If you think it's awful, then just don't watch it'

As the second series of his divisive sitcom 'Derek' hits screens, the comedian tells James Rampton why he'll never bow to the critics who habitually circle his work – and why he loves his 'sweet and funny' protagonist

The Week in Radio: Why The Bugle blows away the BBC's tired take on satire

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After seven years, Matthew Weiner’s award-winning advertising drama is coming to an end. But there’s still a lot to happen before the final credits roll

Green fingers: a plot in East London

The Great British rake off - the new reality show where allotments are the focus

But for centuries, they were essential to survival for thousands of working-class people

Hinterland and 35 Diwrnod: Step aside Scandi thrillers, here comes Wales

The next big television thrillers are set not in Sweden or Denmark, but in Wales. Gerard Gilbert on the gripping Welsh-language dramas that are making waves internationally

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Martin Freeman: Why the Coen Brothers’ movie Fargo works as a TV series

The classic crime movie has become a 10-part television series

Mad Men final series: The best episodes, the funniest one-liners, Don Draper's most memorable pitches and Peggy's finest moments

As the ad agency drama returns for its final series, Sarah Hughes considers its best (and worst) bits

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From fear to maternity: 'In the Club'
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Calling the shots: Kids and Guns featured nine-year-old Gia from Texas

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The byte stuff: 'Silicon Valley'

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Common and The Honourable Woman are clangingly depressing
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Murdered by my Boyfriend sees a teenage girl fall for a violent older man
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Jeremy Paxman signs off for the final time
Review He was box office and BBC's news will be duller without him
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The Girl Who Talked to Dolphins
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On the attack: Jay featured in ‘Football Hooligan & Proud’
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Alan Davies, Kevin Eldon and Jo Brand in 'Playhouse Presents: Damned'

Review Yes, it's formulaic - but it's my kind of formula

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