Appetite for distraction

As we struggle to keep up with every new offering in the world of quality TV, the pressure to tick things off ‘the list’ becomes all-consuming

21st July, 2019
Chris O’Dowd and Rosamund Pike in State of the Union

If last week’s Emmy nominations confirmed anything for me, it’s that there’s too much television in the world. It’s a whiny complaint I’ve repeated often in the past year or so (while trying to squeeze my diamond slippers onto my feet and manoeuvre my Ferrari into the garage) but it’s true: there is too much telly, and too much of it is very good....

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