Shaynna Blaze, Deborah Hutton and Melissa Leong lead the celebrity red carpet arrivals at the 2020 AACTA Awards in Sydney By Demeter Stamell For Daily Mail Australia Published: 07:50 GMT, 30 November 2020 | Updated: 08:07 GMT, 30 November 2020 The stars turned out in force for the 2020 AACTA Awards in Sydney on Monday. Shaynna … Read more Shaynna Blaze, Deborah Hutton and Melissa Leong lead the celebrity arrivals at the 2020 AACTA Awards
The Fall Of Anne Boleyn Tuesday-Thursday, Channel 5 Rating: The Wall Saturday, BBC1 Rating: A couple of years ago, Channel 5 gave us the lavish historical reconstruction Anne Boleyn: Queen For A Thousand Days. Currently, it is working on a colour-blind ‘psychological thriller’ about Anne Boleyn, starring Jodie Turner-Smith and Paapa Essiedu. And this week … Read more DEBORAH ROSS: ‘Will Anne be cleared?’ Tracy Borman gasped on The Fall Of Anne Boleyn
The Crown Netflix Rating: James May: Oh Cook Amazon Prime Rating: It’s season four of The Crown and everyone is asking: but is it historically accurate? No. It is not. For instance, there is absolutely no evidence that Queen Elizabeth was once Claire Foy and then Olivia Colman. None at all. Neither is there any … Read more DEBORAH ROSS: Accurate? No… but Emma Corrin as Princess Diana in The Crown is spot-on
Industry Tuesday, BBC2 Rating: My Family, The Holocaust And Me With Rob Rinder Monday, BBC1 Rating: Industry is a drama series following five recent graduates as they set out in the world of investment banking, and already you have two problems with it, as I did. One, you just don’t know how interested you are … Read more DEBORAH ROSS: Missing Succession? You’ll love these brazen bankers in Industry
Roadkill Sunday, BBC1 Rating: DNA Saturday, BBC4 Rating: Roadkill, the latest political thriller from David Hare, stars Hugh Laurie as shady Tory Minister Peter Laurence and Helen McCrory as the Prime Minister, and both are so wonderful and mesmerising and terrific that if I had my way, I’d cut everyone else out, and all the … Read more DEBORAH ROSS: Helen McCrory’s a marvel in Roadkill on BBC1… but did David Hare do any research?
John Bishop’s Great Whale Rescue Mon-Tues, ITV Rating: Taskmaster Thursday, Channel 4 Rating: John Bishop’s Great Whale Rescue wasn’t John Bishop’s exactly. I say this because transporting two Beluga whales from captivity in China to a reserve off the coast of Iceland took years of planning, 100 people in ten countries, bespoke stretchers, bespoke tanks, … Read more DEBORAH ROSS: After this, how can anyone watch a performing whale?
Michael Palin: Travels Of A Lifetime Sunday, BBC2 Rating: Spitting Image Saturday, BritBox Rating: Michael Palin’s Around The World In 80 Days, originally broadcast in 1989, was the first ‘celebrity travelogue’, paving the way for the situation we have today where, in recent years, we’ve had Sue Perkins doing Japan, Paul Hollywood doing Japan, and … Read more DEBORAH ROSS: Michael Palin is deliciously wry in Travels Of A Lifetime
Us Sunday, BBC1 Rating: Schitt’s Creek Netflix Rating: Us is an adaptation of the novel by David Nicholls about a middle-aged married couple who may or may not stay together, which doesn’t sound especially compelling, but it is. It may even be one of those instances where the screen adaptation is better than the book, … Read more DEBORAH ROSS: Britain’s most boring husband? He’s thrilling!
Strike Sunday & Monday, BBC1 Rating: All Creatures Great And Small Tuesday, Channel 5 Rating: J.K.Rowling’s private investigator, Cormoran Strike (Tom Burke), is back, and he is a great detective, although not so great that he can detect that Robin Ellacott (Holliday Grainger), his assistant, is in love with him. She’s also a great detective, … Read more DEBORAH ROSS: The plot of Strike left me completely cold