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All the featured pilots oozed expat glamour in their aviator shades

BBC's Boomers: It’s entertaining enough, but this comedy feels old and tired

Some of the great cast are pushing 70, but they’re only just entering their prime

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Cue audible groans as Spencer gets an edge over Stevie for Billie's attention

'Maron' stars the US stand-up Marc Maron (left) as himself

Maron, TV review: What seemed bravely self-revelatory is beginning to look lazy

Louis CK's sitcom vehicle Louie recently reached its series finale on Fox and now there's a new and not dissimilar programme filling the slot. Maron stars the US stand-up Marc Maron as himself – a cat-loving, twice-divorced comedian who makes a popular podcast interviewing other comics, out of his garage.

Baby soon to be a boomer: a young Brian Blessed with his parents, William and Hilda

Who Do You Think You Are? (BBC1), TV review: A rip-roaring story from Brian Blessed - with some surprising miner details

There weren't enough reaction shots in the Brian Blessed episode of Who Do You Think You Are? (BBC1). When the 77-year-old actor was bursting into song on the train from London to Doncaster or projecting poetry to the metaphorical back row of a busy city street, we could only imagine the looks on the faces of the people passing by. Let the impressionists try to do justice to his rambunctious good humour, no one booms like Blessed, and in real life he's the fruity-voiced thesp exactly as advertised.

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Downton Abbey series 5, first look review: Granthams face 'destruction of everything they stand for'

Socialism, workers' rights and characters sleeping in the wrong bedrooms set for September

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It makes a difference if you can walk to the shops or not. Design a town around people walking and you'll design a happier, healthier community. Follow the model of suburban town planning over the past 60 years and you create areas entirely dependent on being able to drive a car to go and get a pint of milk. Or need someone else to go and get you one.

The Great British Bake Off 2014 contestants

Great British Bake Off, episode 2, TV review: 'Corny puns remain part of endearing appeal'

It's not going to set the comedy world alight but it's a gentle evening watch

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Hotel Secrets, TV review: There is something irresistibly childlike about Richard E Grant’s amusement at his surroundings

Richard E Grant’s preposterously funny hotel jaunt is well worth checking out

Cooks’ Questions, TV review: Sue Perkins has a show all of her own

In format, Cooks’ Questions is quite a lot like Radio 4’s Gardeners’ Question Time, so why isn’t it also on the radio?

Women of World War One: The story of women in the First World War is also the story of female liberation

Kate Adie is an excellent guide to women’s battle for equality during the Great War

Made in Chelsea newcomers Carson, Alik, Billie and Jules

Made in Chelsea NYC, episode 1, review: 'The ultimate guilty pleasure'

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Review of the BBC America’s first original comedy commission

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One World War, TV review: Jarring modern touches mean Great War story badly misfires

The soldiers of 1914 probably didn't listen to quite so much throbbing techno but, soundtrack aside, Our World War on BBC3, aimed to re-create the Battle of Mons as it really was, based on the diary entries and later testimony of those on the front line.

‘Dr Who’ stars Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman at Cardiff Castle before two screenings to promote the new BBC series and the start of a world tour

Doctor Who series 8, episode 1 review: Peter Capaldi’s Doctor may just be the best yet

The plot is not really the point - it’s to get to know Doctor No.12

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Review: The story of women in the First World War is also the story of female liberation
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Review: A warm new drama that could grow into something special
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Review An impressively even-handed look at America's young guns

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Review Children of Syria, BBC2

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Family tragedy: a woman holding a picture of her missing relative after the Rana Plaza collapse in Bangladesh last year

Review: The devastating story of the West's real fashion victims

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Nick & Margaret: Too Many Immigrants?
Nick and Margaret: Immigration Gain or Drain proves illuminating
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Review: Utopia, Channel 4

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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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German record set as 32.6m tune in to watch World Cup semi-final
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All-new couples 'Come Dine With Me'
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Celebrity Masterchef has been as unappetising as England in the World Cup
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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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Review Yes, it's formulaic - but it's my kind of formula

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