Gem Wheeler

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Hans Rosenfeldt interview: creating The Bridge, Marcella

Gem Wheeler Interview
Jun 20, 2016

We chatted to the Swedish creator of The Bridge about series 4, the Scandi-noir label and UK crime drama Marcella...

The People v. O.J. Simpson. and dramatising history

Gem Wheeler Feature
Apr 20, 2016

American Crime Story concluded a compelling first series in the UK this week. If you didn't watch, here's what you missed out on...

The Bridge: an unforgettable Scandinavian drama

Gem Wheeler Feature
Apr 13, 2016

As UK remake The Tunnel returns, we celebrate Swedish/Danish crime drama The Bridge...

Inspector Morse: top 10 episodes

Gem Wheeler Feature
Feb 9, 2016

A king among detective dramas, here are ten of the most complex, macabre and memorable cases faced by Inspector Morse...

Endeavour series 3 episode 4 review: Coda

Gem Wheeler Review
Jan 26, 2016

Endeavour series 3 comes to a moribund end with its final episode, Coda...

Endeavour series 3 episode 3 review: Prey

Gem Wheeler Review
Jan 18, 2016

Endeavour delivers its most unusual case yet, in an emotionally satisfying episode that's rewarding for long-time Morse viewers...

Wolf Hall: controversy, adaptation and poetic licence

Gem Wheeler Feature
Jan 12, 2016

After its 2016 Golden Globe win, we revisit the controversies surrounding BBC Two's sumptuous Wolf Hall adaptation...

Endeavour series 3 episode 2 review: Arcadia

Gem Wheeler Review
Jan 11, 2016

Thursday's team gains a new member in this week's Endeavour, which marks a return to the show's characteristic suburban drama...

Endeavour series 3 episode 1 review: Ride

Gem Wheeler Review
Jan 6, 2016

Oxford's finest, DC Morse, is back where he belongs in Endeavour's solid series 3 opening episode...

The Middle: family comedy at its best (and 5 great episodes)

Gem Wheeler Feature
Jul 23, 2015

A warm but never schmaltzy, perfectly formed family sitcom with no weak links in its cast, here's why you should watch The Middle...

Sherlock Holmes: 10 offbeat takes on the Great Detective

Gem Wheeler Feature
Jun 30, 2015

From spoofs to point-and-click adventure games, here are 10 of the most memorable unusual incarnations of Sherlock Holmes...

Celebrating Black Books' best episodes

Gem Wheeler Feature
Jan 12, 2015

Dylan Moran and Graham Linehan's Channel 4 sitcom Black Books, starring Bill Bailey and Tamsin Greig, was comedy genius. Here's why...

Revisiting Kolchak: The Night Stalker

Gem Wheeler Feature
Oct 6, 2014

Gem fondly revisits a cult classic with an enduring legacy, Kolchak: The Night Stalker...

Lost: 10 years on

Gem Wheeler Feature
Sep 26, 2014

A decade after Lost first came to our screens, Gem goes back to the island...

Endeavour series 2 episode 4 review: Neverland

Gem Wheeler Review
Apr 27, 2014

Endeavour wraps up its second series with this impressive episode. Here's Gem's review...

Endeavour series 2 episode 3 review: Sway

Gem Wheeler Review
Apr 16, 2014

Morse is on the scent of serial killer in the latest episode of Endeavour. Here's Gem's review of Sway...

Endeavour series 2 episode 2 review: Nocturne

Gem Wheeler Review
Apr 8, 2014

Endeavour delivers one of its darkest episodes to date. Here's Gem's review of Nocturne...

Looking back at Garth Marenghi's Darkplace

Gem Wheeler Feature
Apr 4, 2014

Ten years on, Gem looks back fondly on the masterwork of dreamweaver Garth Marenghi and his Darkplace...

Endeavour series 2 episode 1 review: Trove

Gem Wheeler Review
Apr 1, 2014

The new series of Endeavour maintains the tricky balance between satisfying Morse fans and drawing in new viewers...

Elementary, Sherlock and the adaptation problem

Gem Wheeler Feature
Feb 14, 2014

Gem compares Elementary and Sherlock's approach to adapting Arthur Conan Doyle's original stories...

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