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Review Louisa Mellor Jan 22, 2013

Episode two of conspiracy drama Utopia is every bit as good-looking, disturbing and intriguing as the first…

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In 2012, author Neil Gaiman told a group of arts graduates that freelancers get jobs thanks to three attributes: a) their work is good, b) they deliver on time, and c) they’re easy to get along with. You don’t even need all three, he said, “people will tolerate how unpleasant you are if your work is good and you deliver it on time. They'll forgive the lateness of the work if it's good, and if they like you. And you don't have to be as good as the others if you're on time and it's always a pleasure to hear from you.”

TV drama has three such columns to tick. It succeeds magnificently when a) its premise and plot are engaging, b) its characters and cast are fantastic, »

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