TV Review: A Turkish thriller anchored by its one-woman tour de force

Netflix’s new Middle Eastern drama Fatma is powered by a superb performance from Burcu Biricik

Burcu Biricik gives a stellar performance as a downtrodden cleaner bereft at the disappearance of her husband in Fatma

Fatma (Netflix)

Great British Railway Journeys (BBC One)

Makeup – A Glorious History (BBC Two)

The president of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, made her feelings unambiguously clear about the snub she recently suffered in Turkey when Charles Michel, president of the EU council, took her seat beside Turkish president Recep Erdoğan, leaving her perched uncomfortably, at some remove, on a sofa.

Her discomfiture was magnified because she and the maladroit Michel had ...