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Witnesses is less ‘whodunit?’ and more ‘getonavecit’

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The mums and dads didn't come across as particularly pushy

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Taskmaster, Dave - TV review: As informal and cheap-looking as an evening at your local pub

Panel-show veteran Frank Skinner came in for a fair few age-related jibes

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Life in Squares, BBC2 - TV review: Self-indulgent and over-sexed, the Bloomsbury set were hard to take seriously

This opening episode contained all the gossip but conveyed none of the depth of thought that must ultimately justify any interest in these people

BBC: The Secret Files

BBC: the Secret Files, BBC4 - TV review: The BBC opens its vaults to show how its power dynamic operated

This programme was curious proof that the confidence to risk an unflattering self-portrayal still exists

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The drama continues to focus on small, cloying details of a case that’s overshadowing the actors and characters

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Partners in Crime, BBC1 - TV review: Excellent leads just lack that spark of sexual chemistry

David Walliams and Jessica Raine: A married couple turned investigative team

The Nation's Favourite 80s Number One, ITV - TV review: Peppy performances and gossipy insights have you happily singing along

Many of the classics were churned out in less time than the programme lasts

In ‘Hunted: Gay and Afraid’, Liz MacKean focused not on the victims but on the ‘villains’

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MacKean's film focused not on the victims but on the "villains", specifically the World Congress of Families

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