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Sky Atlantic's ambitious new series began tonight with a feature-length special

Master of ceremony: Jeremy Paxman
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Wolf Hall, Entirely Beloved - TV review: Like Game of Thrones, but without the dragons or White Walkers

Episode 2: Scheming queens-in-waiting, tangled lines of succession and men of lowly birth rising to power – sound familiar?

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Alex Polizzi: The Fixer, BBC2 - TV review: The hotel-heir fixer struggles for the common touch

Polizzi looked uncomfortable when she set foot in The Singing Kettle and the Messers did not respond well to her ill-disguised contempt for their tatty tearoom

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Bad Builders: Bang to Rights, ITV - TV review

This feel-good show also involves a makeover element in which the deserving parties finally get a finished home

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David Starkey's Magna Carta, BBC2 - TV review: In our illiberal age an 800-year-old text matters more than ever

This documentary took in 800 years at such a trot, it was hard to sift the salient points from the deluge of dates and detail

The Holidaymakers, Sky1

The Holidaymakers! Sky1 - TV review

Under the warm Spanish sun, with a pool to cool off in, these three very different families soon learnt to get along

Caroline looks at her baby daughter Flora

Last Tango in Halifax, review: Can we ever really move on from Kate?

Episode 5: Neither Caroline nor the audience are ready to let go but the story is already moving on

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Dragon's Den, BBC2 - TV review: £20,000 for 'meggings'? The Dragons will never wear it

Three young men in leggings elicited a fiery response from the Dragons

Grace Dent on TV: Damian Lewis smouldering in tights is epic value for licence-fee money

'Wolf Hall' is a fitting, elegant centrepiece for the BBC's Tudor season

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Surviving The Holocaust: Freddie Knoller's War, TV review: BBC documentary explores an incredible life story

Growing old with verve was also a theme of Surviving the Holocaust: Freddie Knoller's War, in which we were privileged to hear the incredible life story of this 93-year-old Auschwitz survivor in his own words.

Cucumber, Channel 4 - review: Russell T Davies is on top form in this universal slice of gay life

Davies has written three new series about the lives of gay men and women in Manchester: Cucumber, Banana and a web documentary Tofu

Pets - Wild at Heart, TV review: Not quite Planet Earth but plenty of fun facts from David Tennant

This was natural history film-making for the I Can Has Cheezburger? generation

Out of the Ordinary, review: Macho men masquerading as altruists are such a turn-off

I listened to much of Out of the Ordinary, Jolyon Jenkins' Radio 4 programme about the black market in sperm donations, with a sick bucket close to hand. It was shortly after breakfast, the sun was shining and I'd not long finished mulling over the achievements of the 13th-century noblewoman Eleanor de Montfort, courtesy of Woman's Hour.

Sister act: Emma Pierson, Jessica Hynes, Judy Parfitt and Rebecca Front in ‘Up the Women’

Up The Women, TV review: The Suffragettes were history's winners - and that doesn't make for great comedy

This week, a mere 105 years since the setting of Jessica Hynes' women's Suffragette sitcom Up the Women, which returned for a second series last night, a popular family newspaper realised that it might be a tad demeaning to feature topless women where the news should be. Forty four years of Page 3, and the enduring social dominance of the white male notwithstanding, the Suffragettes were history's winners.

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Season three of 'House of Cards' will be returning later this month

Review: House of Cards season 3 premiere
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David Tennant, Eve Myles and Olivia Colman in Broadchurch series two

Inexplicable red herrings make for damp squib not even David Tennant can revive

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Review: Indian Summers
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Review: The Great Comic Relief Bake Off

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Review Wolf Hall, episode 3

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Review: Alex Polizzi: The Fixer, BBC2

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Review: Last Tango in Halifax

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Mark Rylance stars as Thomas Cromwell in BBC2’s ‘Wolf Hall’

Review: Wolf Hall

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Hacked off: Maisie Williams in ‘Cyberbully’

Review: Cyberbully, Channel 4
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Review: Broadchurch series two, episode two
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Review: Last Tango in Halifax

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Review: Billionaire's Paradise: Inside Necker Island

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'Miranda' draws to a close tonight

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