Emmanuel Kehoe

Emmanuel Kehoe

Katie packs a punch while Kondo packs it away

Katie packs a punch while Kondo packs it away

Reviewed This Week Katie: RTÉ One Tidying Up with Marie Kondo: Netflix Escape at Dannemora : Sky...

TV: A historical drama out of step with its subject

TV: A historical drama out of step with its subject

The new five-part series dealing with events of the War of Independence does not entirely deal with ordinary people ‘caught up’ in the war

Sculpting a classic into a small-screen work of art

Sculpting a classic into a small-screen work of art

Reviewed This Week Les Misérables: BBC One The ABC Murders: BBC One Life After the Rising: RTÉ ...

Screen and screen again

Screen and screen again

Top five entertainment shows Funny Girl: The Musical Sky Arts, 8pm, today, December 23 The bitter...

Travelling back in time to a big day in Irish history

Travelling back in time to a big day in Irish history

Reviewed This Week Election 1918: RTÉ One Taken Down: RTÉ One In 1966, RTÉ produced Insurrecti...

TV: Parallel history in an imaginary Poland

TV: Parallel history in an imaginary Poland

1983 (Netflix) imagines a world in which Solidarity failed, following a series of devastating terrorist attacks

In the old West, the Coens print the legend

In the old West, the Coens print the legend

Reviewed This Week The Ballad of Buster Scruggs: Netflix My Brilliant Friend: Sky Atlantic The Ko...

TV: The human cost of a shameful stitch-up

TV: The human cost of a shameful stitch-up

Whistleblower – The Maurice McCabe Story (RTÉ One), was, quite simply, a very accomplished and absorbing documentary

TV: Murder at the Pigeon House

TV: Murder at the Pigeon House

Taken Down has been praised for setting its story among people for whom life is a constant trial, in circumstances that reflect little credit on this Republic. But the first episode had an air of earnestness that dulled the edge of the drama

Marching to the beat of Le Carré’s drum

Marching to the beat of Le Carré’s drum

Reviewed This Week The Little Drummer Girl: (BBC One) A Riot of their Own: (RTÉ One) Doing Money...

TV: ’Tis the season to be psychic and psychotic

TV: ’Tis the season to be psychic and psychotic

Much of the second season’s first episode had a surreal/supernatural air quite at odds with the first series, and this might jolt viewers. But Mr Mercedes remains character-rich

Presidential palaver as Operation Get Higgins cranks into gear

Presidential palaver as Operation Get Higgins cranks into gear

Reviewed This Week Pat Kenny’s Big Debate: Presidential Special 2018: Virgin Media One Claire B...

TV: Huberman’s comedic return hits bum notes

TV: Huberman’s comedic return hits bum notes

In Finding Joy (RTÉ One), moments of sophistication in dialogue or narrative are mixed with others where the humour seems forced and crude

TV: Crying shame as Courtney puts a human face on the housing crisis

TV: Crying shame as Courtney puts a human face on the housing crisis

I suspect there are going to be more shocking and very upsetting situations to come in the next three episodes of This Crowded House

Ringing true without looking the part

Ringing true without looking the part

Reviewed This Week The Bailout: Virgin Media One The Flu that Killed 50 Millio: BBC One Who Do Yo...