How It Is (Part 2): Conor Lovett in a continuing exploration of Samuel Beckett’s prose. Photograph: Claire Keogh

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Il Bravo: nominated for best opera and best costumes. Photograph: Clive Barda/ArenaPal

A stunning, shape-shifting lament with a bravura star performance. A room-spinning take on an unstaged Samuel Beckett novel. A vivid mingling of forgo(...)

Tunnel: Vengeance (Sky Atlantic, Thursday, 9pm), which, with similarly potent symbolism, will be the third and last series of the Franco-British collaboration.

Here’s a conspiracy theory: we can trace the current fracture in international relations right back to the unintended consequences of a single televis(...)

Melisandre adds a much needed dose of religious fanaticism to a plot already boiling over with  frothing blood lust.

Game of Thrones has swooped back into our lives on Sky Atlantic and shows no sign of dropping the relentless pace that has made it the most famous ser(...)

Vote drive: Willie O’Dea does the rounds of his Limerick constituency in ‘Looking After No 1’

There was more driving in Looking After No 1 (RTÉ One, Monday) than in an average episode of Top Gear. TDs, especially rural ones, spend a lot of time(...)

Sky’s remake of The Bridge sees Stephen Dillane investigate across borders

The latest series from Sky’s beefed-up drama department tests whether any TV remake can hope to capture that grey-sky bleakness that makes Scandi crim(...)