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Under The Dome season 2 episode 4 review: Revelation

Frances Roberts Review Jul 23, 2014

Dead piglets, a flu virus, and flashbacks all figure in this week’s increasingly tangled Under The Dome…

Under The Dome season 2 episode 3 review: Force Majeure

Frances Roberts Review Jul 17, 2014

Things get biblically apocalyptic in this week’s characteristically bonkers Under The Dome…

Under The Dome season 2 episode 2 review: Infestation

Frances Roberts Review Jul 8, 2014

Some very hungry caterpillars are a threat to Chester’s Mill in this week’s episode of Under The Dome…

Under The Dome season 2 episode 1 review: Heads Will Roll

Frances Roberts Review Jul 2, 2014

Under The Dome is back for a Stephen King-scripted season 2 premiere, and it’s as just as much dumb fun as ever…

Mad Men season 7 episode 7 review: Waterloo

Frances Roberts Review May 26, 2014

After seven years, Mad Men is delivering its very best and still capable of surprising us. Here’s our review of the midseason finale…

Mad Men season 7 episode 6 review: The Strategy

Frances Roberts Review May 19, 2014

Mad Men delivers an exquisite episode this week, one likely to be remembered as among the show's finest...

Elementary season 2 finale review: The Grand Experiment

Frances Roberts Review May 16, 2014

Elementary’s second season finale starts with a bang and ends with a change of plan. Here’s Frances’ review…

Mad Men season 7 episode 5 review: The Runaways

Frances Roberts Review May 12, 2014

The Runaways was vintage Mad Men, sharply scripted, strongly thematic and ending with a grotesque discovery...

Elementary season 2 episode 23 review: Art In The Blood

Frances Roberts Review May 9, 2014

Elementary approaches its season two finale, but has it already played its cards? Here's Frances' review...

Mad Men season 7 episode 4 review: The Monolith

Frances Roberts Review May 5, 2014

The computer age reaches Sterling Cooper & Partners in the latest episode of Mad Men, which shows Don circling the grave...

Elementary season 2 episode 22 review: Paint It Black

Frances Roberts Review May 4, 2014

Sherlock and Mycroft team up to save Joan in this week’s investigation. Here’s Frances’ review of Paint It Black…

Elementary season 2 episode 21 review: The Man With The Twisted Lip

Frances Roberts Review Apr 25, 2014

Elementary begins its descent towards the season two finale. Here’s Frances’ review of The Man With The Twisted Lip…

Mad Men season 7 episode 1 review: Time Zones

Frances Roberts Review Apr 14, 2014

Mad Men returns for its seventh season an episode that deliberately dissipates the momentum of last year's finale…

Elementary season 2 episode 20 review: No Lack Of Void

Frances Roberts Review Apr 11, 2014

Holmes grieves as he and Watson track down an Anthrax threat in Elementary’s latest episode…

Elementary season 2 episode 19 review: The Many Mouths Of Aaron Colville

Frances Roberts Review Apr 4, 2014

Watson takes centre-stage once again in the latest episode of Elementary. Here's Frances' review...

Elementary season 2 episode 18 review: The Hound Of The Cancer Cells

Frances Roberts Review Mar 14, 2014

They can't all be zingers, proves The Hound Of The Cancer Cells. Here's Frances' review...

Elementary season 2 episode 17 review: Ears To You

Frances Roberts Review Mar 7, 2014

Sean Pertwee steals the show in this week's Elementary. Here's Frances' review...

Elementary season 2 episode 15 review: Corpse De Ballet

Frances Roberts Review Feb 7, 2014

Elementary goes a bit Black Swan in this week's episode. Here's Frances' review of Corpse De Ballet...

Elementary season 2 episode 14 review: Dead Clade Walking

Frances Roberts Review Jan 31, 2014

Nano-dinosaurs, international smugglers and a temptress called Eve are all in Elementary’s casebook this week…

Elementary season 2 episode 9 review: On The Line

Frances Roberts Review Nov 22, 2013

If Jonny Lee Miller weren’t so brilliant as Sherlock, how many of us would still be watching? Here’s Frances’ review…

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