Surprise hit of the week is 100 Vaginas, in which the artist Laura Dodsworth photographs the genitalia of 100 women and then talks to them about the images and how they feel about their bodies. It’s a great film – bold and political and warm – but firmly at the art-house end of the channel’s output. Everyone is delighted when it attracts an audience of more than 1 million.
Based on the series of novels by George R.R. Martin, A Song of Ice and Fire, the show’s previous series saw Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke) and Jon Snow (Kit Harrington) seek an alliance with Cersei Lannister (Lena Headey) to prepare for the arrival of the Night King.
The new trailer sees a line of characters, including Jamie Lannister (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau), Brienne of Tarth (Gwendoline Christie) and Grey Worm (Jacob Anderson) preparing for war in Winterfell, as a smug Cersei remains safe in the Red Keep.
From award-winning director Dan Reed (This World), Leaving Neverland (w/t) documents the accounts from James Safechuck and Wade Robson as they describe the sexual abuse they went through as children by Michael Jackson.
At the time of the allegations, Safechuck was 10 years-old and Robson was seven as they were befriended by Jackson during the height of the music star’s career.
Some feminists might choke at the idea that the highly controversial Barbie doll was actually invented by an ardent feminist. This was one of many fascinating insights to emerge from an RTS event devoted to a new feature-length documentary Tiny Shoulders: Rethinking Barbie.
The film examines the changing face of Barbie from a feminist – and occasionally anthropological – perspective since the doll’s debut in 1959.
From walking corpses to stone statues, what methods were used to create such legendary creatures?
Find out in our list of TV's scariest monsters.
Set in a Britain rocked by political, economic and technological changes, the six-part drama follows the Lyons family as their busy live converge one night in 2019.
Over the next fifteen years, the drama tracks the twists and turns of everyday life to find out if this ordinary family can change the world.
Starring in the family saga is two-time Oscar winner Emma Thompson (Love Actually) as Vivienne Rook, an outspoken and controversial public figure whose rise to power brings an uncertain future.
Alfred Hitchcock was the first filmmaker to widely use them, making cameo appearances in 39 of his films.
Over the years Easter eggs have become more complex and are almost a trademark for some series such as the Marvel Cinematic Universe. On the small screen they remain prolific in shows where the writers wish to give something back to their audience.
Whether it’s secret messages, inside jokes or obscure references, we’ve got a rundown of ten of the best Easter eggs from British TV.
The four-part series, which has been in production since 2015, will re-examine the events leading up to Hae Min Lee’s disappearance. The story will chart the pair’s relationship, from high school sweethearts, faced with cultural clashes, to a forbidden romance and the mysterious circumstances surrounding Lee’s death. It will also examine the aftermath of Lee’s disappearance, issues with the initial investigation and have unprecedented access to Syed in the present day, as he awaits a retrial, having already spent 18 years in prison on a life sentence.
Following the life of Sally (Catharine Shepherd, Peep Show), a successful marketer, ensconced in a dull suburban life with David (Alex Macqueen, The Inbetweeners) the series follows the events after David proposes to Sally.
Sally has a crisis about the proposal and embarks on a wild affair with Emma (Julia Davis) a captivating musician, poet and author. Emma soon moves in starts rearranging Sally’s life, leaving her head spinning and questioning what she actually wants.
Multi-award-winning actress Helen Mirren will star in new four-part drama Catherine the Great. The series will explore the politically tumultuous and sexually charged court of the most powerful female monarch in history.
She wielded supreme power throughout Russia for nearly half of the 18th century. “She rewrote the rules of governance by a woman, and succeeded to the extent of having the word Great attached to her name, Catherine the Great,” said Mirren.