Monday December 9, 2019

Simon still holding out for a Hero

Reviewed this week: The Late Review, TV3. Show Me A Hero ,Sky Atlantic.

30th August, 2015
Oscar Isaac and Carla Quevedo in David Simon’s drama Show Me A Hero (Sky Atlantic)

There’s a female newsreader on Sky News who, as illogical as this must sound, seems to be on duty every single time I flick onto the channel these days. Be it breakfast time, early afternoon or the late evening, there she is every time, without fail. Her unnerving ubiquity has moved me to ponder the feasibility of somehow catching her out by suddenly switching on at half three in the morning.

But in...

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