While not all the episodes of This Way Up are entirely successful, I defy you to watch Áine’s sudden collapse into depression in the bathroom of Shona’s flat in the first and not want to see the series through
Emmanuel Kehoe on the latest small screen offerings.
Ella McSweeney’s new programme about animal mechanics and behaviour involves vivid close-ups of creatures being dismantled in, of all places, Smock Alley Theatre, on Lower Exchange Street in Dublin
What Under The Clock (RTÉ One) did was open yet another, not unfamiliar window on Ireland’s often restrictive socio-sexual past
Meryl Streep has burst in among the fictional housewives of Monterey in season two of Big Little Lies (Sky Atlantic) introducing a full-blown, subtly threatening character from her first moments on screen
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You’d have to ask yourself why RTÉ appears to be content to fill a prime Sunday night slot, classically a drama hotspot, with versions of lifestyle and wish-list light entertainment