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It's weepy, of course, but there is Derby-girl gallows humour throughout

The show suffers from its own appeal, being so good as to create an appetite in its viewers that is difficult to sate in a ten episode series

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It is easy to imagine the borough being the site of some creepy happening

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Charlie Cox proves he is a Marvel-ous superhero

It’s a total gas: Peter Kay and Sian Gibson in ‘Car Share’

Grace Dent on TV: Peter Kay's Car Share made me genuinely LOL

Here is a comedy about the restorative joy of friendship

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Fraud Squad, TV review: New series names and shames fraudsters who targeted the elderly

Matthew Noad and Clive Griston tricked people into "investing" their savings in worthless land

Joe Lambe as Tom Hughes in The Game

The Game, BBC2, TV review: Tom Hughes looks very much the Burberry model he is in this John le Carré-style spy thriller

Hughes may become the latest object of lust following Aiden Turner's Poldark - but this spy thriller is a bit too beige

Your Ridiculous Election: PJ O'Rourke on the UK Campaign Trail, review: If you want to make sense of our crazy election, ask an American

O'Rourke talked to pundits, politicians and voters in a documentary that was part "Elections for Dummies", part Alan Whicker-style travelogue

Inspector George Gently, TV review: Things weren't exactly gentle as as rape, murder and sexism kicked off new series

Tonight, the focus was rape cases involving prostitutes, which the force wasn't investigating rigorously enough

Platform for debate: Nick Hewer and Margaret Mountford in ‘The Trouble with Our Trains’

Nick and Margaret: The Trouble With Our Trains, TV review: Our train system is even dafter than the daftest Apprentice candidate

Lord Sugar's former Apprentice henchmen took a forensic look at the British railway system in the BBC programme

Alison Steadman in Inside No.9

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*Warning contains spoilers!* Alison Steadman stars in brilliant series finale from League of Gentleman creators

Empire, E4

Empire, E4 - TV review

This series is trash-tastic and watchable in a way that E!'s equivalent The Royals hasn't managed

Grime and punishment: Alistair McGowan, Colin Jackson, Tyger Drew-Honey, Ann Widdecombe, Zöe Lucker and Miquita Oliver in '24 Hours In The Past'

24 Hours in the Past, BBC1 - TV review: Ann Widdecombe can identify with the bossy Victorians

We can't fault the makers of 24 Hours in the Past on their sleb selection. Five have signed up for this four-part living history series and they all seemed woefully ill-prepared for the hard-graft lives of dirt-poor Victorians. Impressionist Alistair McGowan reckoned "to leave the modern world behind for a bit, is enticing. I actually can't wait", while Pop World presenter Miquita Oliver felt her experience of 21st-century bankruptcy was comparable: "I really think I'll be able to relate to these young, poor, Victorians who lived a similar life. But for ever."

Empire, E4

Empire, E4, review: Are British viewers ready for a 'black Dynasty meets King Lear'?

Are British viewers ready for a 'black Dynasty meets King Lear'?

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