The Good Wife on More4 is in the midst of a reputation revision. Long-term fans of the smart, glossy legal drama, which began its fifth season on More4 last night, often complain it's not given the recognition it deserves. It's true that among crime and law procedurals (TV shows where a problem is raised and solved within a single episode) this is a show of unusual quality. But is The Good Wife really that good?
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Friday 15 November 2013
In The Red
Monday 16 September 2013
Exploring Italy's food culture with lashings of cheeky chappy charm
Friday 06 September 2013
Bloggers chart their romance online, becoming so popular they're now recognised in New York
Wednesday 28 August 2013
You only needed to watch the animated trailer for Darkside – that's right, a trailer, with images, for radio. What madness is this? – to know it was going to be totally off its box. A toy farmer stood staring at the skies; giant angle grinders sliced up the earth; a figure sat on a hospital bed with a massive propeller where his head should be.
Saturday 10 August 2013
Exclusive: Former head of military intelligence is possible presidential candidate in the coming elections
Monday 03 June 2013
The Americans, Sat, ITV / Spying on Hitler’s Army: the Secret Recordings, Sun, Channel 4
Britain's Got Talent 2013: Simon Cowell sends child dancers Pre Skool through to final - but offends viewers by calling them 'midgets'
Friday 31 May 2013
Britain's Got Talent judge Simon Cowell reignited the row over children performing on the show by sending some of the competition's youngest contestants through to the grand final - but avoided a kiss from Amanda Holden in the process.
Thursday 23 May 2013
Shameless star David Threlfall has landed a role as the late comic Tommy Cooper - just like that.
Thursday 25 April 2013
This revival begins in a sombre mood with the thrust stage covered in crunchy desiccated leaves which a bleak Orlando, in servitude to his abusive older brother, and the loyal ancient Adam (beautifully played by David Fielder) have been tasked to sweep into a wheelbarrow.
Monday 15 April 2013
Lyle, 55, pips Guan, 14, on the final round but predicts a big future for youngster
Friday 25 January 2013
Smashed, by Gandini Juggling, starts with apparent decorum. Dozens of bright red apples are laid out in a neat pattern. Cups and saucers look ready for afternoon tea. By the end of this inventive and very funny show, chaos reigns. That crockery is doomed.
Thursday 06 December 2012
More and more talented graduates are choosing to teach maths and fulfilling their ambition of securing a rewarding and challenging career
Tuesday 27 November 2012
I am quite open about my illness and people generally are more interested than afraid of it. I remember that before I was diagnosed as a schizophrenic in my teens I did not know much about it.
Wednesday 25 July 2012
How do you write a song about serial killings? Adam Cork tells Matt Trueman how London Road came about
Wednesday 25 July 2012
How do you write a song about murder? Adam Cork reveals all
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don’t change Europe’s attitude to refugees, what will?
Tony Blair attacks Jeremy Corbyn's 'Alice In Wonderland' politics
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
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- 5 More than 11,000 Icelanders offer to house Syrian refugees to help European crisis