Al Murray's Great British Spy Movies

Al Murray's Great British Spy Movies, BBC4 - TV review

Stella Rimington's insights included the controversial observation that the nation's favourite 007 isn't actually a spy at all

Top hats: Steve Pemberton, Miranda Richardson and Anna Chancellor in 'Mapp and Lucia'

Mapp and Lucia, BBC1, review: Proof that middle-aged women can be interesting

No doubt this series will have new readers seeking out Benson's books

Anna Chancellor as Lucia and Miranda Richardson as Mapp, in the BBC’s new adaptation (C) BBC - Photographer: Nick Briggs)

Mapp and Lucia, TV review: It lacks the charm of Downton Abbey even if everyone looks spiffing

This chocolate boxy affair tries ever so hard to be funny but just falls flat

Jeremy Clarkson, left, and Richard Hammond upset the locals in South America

Top Gear: Patagonia Special part two, review: Controversial petrol heads come to a buddy end

Like Butch and Sundance, who fled the law to Argentina, they made a run for it - though perhaps not as heroically as they implied

Last Tango in Halifax, BBC1, review: Cosy familiarity and real surprises are perfectly in step

The simmering mother-daughter row is the kind of thing Sally Wainwright writes so well

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The Hotel, Channel 4, review: Tragic-comic scenes transcend show's usual format

Mark Jenkins, former owner of The Grosvenor, was still the star

Dennis speaks to his French teacher

The Boy in the Dress, TV review: David Walliams' Boxing Day treat is a celebration of being different

The comedian of Little Britain's 'I'm a lady' fame explores gender identity in a subtler and more entertaining way

Downton Abbey Christmas special 2014, review: Love is everywhere, actually

The older generation are getting hot under the collar this Christmas

Kellie Bright as Linda Carter and Danny Dyer as Mick Carter

EastEnders Christmas special, review: Brilliant Danny Dyer glues you to your seat

If you’ve have had a few festive meltdowns today then spare a thought for the residents of Albert Square - it'll never be as bad as their Christmas

Call The Midwife: Miranda Hart as Chummy

Call the Midwife Christmas Special, review: Miranda Hart and co deliver the festive goods

Traversing a mixture of Christmas schmaltz and hard-hitting history, the BBC drama takes us to an institution for unmarried mothers

Wolf (Nathan McMullen), Ian (Dan Starky), The Doctor (Peter Capaldi), Clara (Jenna Coleman), Santa Claus (Nick Frost) in the Doctor Who Christmas Special (BBC/Photographer: David Venni)

Doctor Who Christmas special, review: No ho-ho-hos with Nick Frost's badass Santa

Steven Moffat seems not to have bothered to make the story plausible this year – but we forgive him anyway, it's Christmas!

Mozart in the Jungle, Amazon Studios - TV review: This sexed-up classical music drama is in tune with the times

The character relationships are familiar – the mentor and mentee, the king and his usurper – but still emotionally satisfying

Len Goodman's Big Band Bonanza on BBC4

Len Goodman's Big Band Bonanza, BBC4 - TV review

The soundtrack to a youth spent in the dance halls and coffee bars of Welling, Kent

Would I Lie To You? (BBC1) at Christmas

Would I Lie To You? BBC1 - TV review

Ray Winstone proved himself a formidable fibber

Hapless heroes: Phil Bourne (James Corden), Sam Pinkett (Mathew Baynton) and David Kinsmann (John Ross Bowie) in 'The Wrong Mans'

The Wrong Mans, BBC2 - TV review: Our boys from Bracknell hit the ground running on a trip to the Texas badlands

Phil/Ian is still an enthusiastic organiser of team-building trips, but this time everyone else is keen too

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Cup of woe: Alex Polizzi (right) with the Messer family at their tea room

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Caroline looks at her baby daughter Flora

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Kellie Bright as Linda Carter and Danny Dyer as Mick Carter
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Mark Wright and Bianca Miller in the final of The Apprentice

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Caroline Flack became the tenth winner of Strictly Come Dancing
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Code warrior: Jon Hamm in 'Black Mirror: White Christmas'

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Lorenzo Richelmy (L) and Zhu Zhu (R)

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Andre Lincoln plays Rick Grimes in The Walking Dead season five

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