Armstrong and Bain's police dramedy packed swipes at PR, bureaucracy and obsession with social media into its sprawling, Danny Boyle-directed pilot. Reviews flitted between a muddled if ambitious curio and a bracing, blackly comedic tour de force, but the truth lies somewhere in between. A cop Thick Of It laced with Black Mirror nihilism, catch the inaugural episode on 4oD ahead of the full series due later this year.
Life In Scents
A most olfactory audio experience, as producer Jo Barratt chats to guests about the experience of scent, from the heady yeast of an operational brewery to the malodorous whiff of decay.
Series two of E4's growing-pains drama is underway, with Sharon Rooney excellent in the role of troubled teenager Rae, struggling to deal with higher education, »
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