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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...

What do we know about Sherlock's series 3 villain?

Gem Wheeler Feature Aug 5, 2013

Gem investigates what we know so far about Sherlock's series 3 villain, Charles Augustus Magnussen, played by Lars Mikkelsen...

Was season 4 Arrested Development's best yet?

Gem Wheeler Feature Jun 12, 2013

Gem argues that in many ways, Arrested Development's fourth season is the show at its very best...

Arrested Development: the story so far

Gem Wheeler Feature May 26, 2013

Need a refresher in Bluth history before you embark on your season four Arrested Development binge? Then step this way...

Top 10 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episodes

Gem Wheeler Top 10 Nov 2, 2012

Tribbles, Ferengi, and James Bond spoofs: Gem counts down the best 10 episodes of DS9...

Cuckoo episode 3 review: Ken On E

Gem Wheeler Review Oct 14, 2012

The odd-couple bromance at the heart of Cuckoo is shaping up to be one of the most enjoyable comedy double-acts of the year...

Cuckoo‭ ‬episode‭ ‬2 review: Family‭ ‬Meeting

Gem Wheeler Review Oct 4, 2012

It’s the second episode of Cuckoo, which is a great improvement on the first, Gem writes...

Cuckoo episode 1 review: The Homecoming

Gem Wheeler Review Sep 28, 2012

Andy Samberg's first foray across the Atlantic comes in the form of BBC Three sitcom Cuckoo. Here's Gem's review...

New series of Arrested Development to air on Netflix

Gem Wheeler News Apr 24, 2012

The long-awaited movie? A Netflix-distributed new series? Just what is the plan for the future of Arrested Development?

House’s legacy and the Sherlock archetype

Gem Wheeler News Apr 4, 2012

As we prepare to wave a final goodbye to House, Gem asks whether the series blazed a trail for the BBC's Sherlock...

What villains can we expect in Sherlock series 3?

Sherlock
Gem Wheeler News Mar 13, 2012

With Steven Moffat dropping hints about his plans to resurrect "other great villains" from Doyle's Sherlock Holmes stories, Gem takes a look at a few potential candidates...

30 Minutes Or Less DVD review

Gem Wheeler Review Feb 8, 2012

The director of Zombieland returns with a new action comedy, 30 Minutes Or Less. Here’s Gem’s review of a consistently fun movie...

Adapting Sherlock: series 2

Sherlock
Gem Wheeler News Jan 23, 2012

Series 2 of Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss' Sherlock cemented its position as a masterclass in the art of the update. Here, Gem looks at how the series made the source material its own...

Why you should watch Arrested Development

Gem Wheeler News Nov 16, 2011

Although its life on Fox was all too brief, Arrested Development remains a fondly remembered comedy series. Gem reminds us why we should watch it...

Doctor Who series 5 DVD review

Gem Wheeler Review Nov 10, 2010

Doctor Who series five sees David Tennant hand over the TARDIS keys to Matt Smith. Here’s Gem’s review of the 11th Doctor’s adventures...

Adapting Sherlock

Sherlock
Gem Wheeler News Aug 31, 2010

With Sherlock, Steven Moffatt and Mark Gatiss successfully adapted an iconic Victorian detective for a modern audience. Here, Gem looks at how Holmes and Watson were updated for the 21st century...