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New to SoHo in May

A TV adaptation of Picnic at Hanging Rock and a true-life dramatisation of the travails of one of the world’s richest families head next month’s highlights on SoHo. Trust will explore the Getty family’s trials and triumphs over several seasons, with the first focusing on the 1973 kidnapping of oil fortune heir John Paul Getty […]

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Critical Condition: Westworld (S2)

Westworld | SoHo, 1.00/8.30 Monday ➢ “As if we could ever forget. Westworld is an epic robot Western wrapped in multiple timelines and stuffed inside concentric Easter eggs — and its pleasures remain as extensive (and baffling) in season 2, which expands the world with new parks, new faces, new mysteries, and new details about […]

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Critical Condition: Britannia

Britannia | SoHo, 8.30 Wednesday ➢ “Violence it has. Also, domestic drama. Dynastic intrigue. A soupçon of the supernatural. Set in A.D. 43, during the second Roman invasion of the British Isles-to-be, the nine-part Britannia also displays what might be an unfortunate side effect of the rise of bingeable drama–the seeming nonchalance with which writers […]

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New to Sky Box Sets in May

The latest seasons of Ash vs Evil Dead and Mary Kills People will premiere next month on Sky Box Sets. FilmInk dubbed season three of AVED “a gleefully loopy fever dream, a hugely entertaining adventure and a love letter to the fans. “That letter is bound in human flesh and inked in blood, naturally, and […]

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Critical Condition: Barry

Barry | SoHo, 10.00 Friday ➢ “The key to enjoying Barry — and it is very enjoyable, in a variety of ways — is to go in with zero expectations. Though the half-hour series stars former Saturday Night Live favourite Bill Hader as a depressed hitman who decides to become an actor, the show delivers suprisingly […]

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Sky Movie Premieres in May

   Sky Movies Premiere February A Monster Calls The House Pet The Circle Atomic Blonde Annabelle: Creation Gifted Logan Lucky The Book of Love Berlin Syndrome Flatliners The Hitman’s Bodyguard Almost Christmas Sky Movies Extra An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power Sky Movies Greats Looper Underworld: Evolution Sky Movies Classics The Wanderers Posse The Client […]

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Critical Condition: The Americans (S6)

The Americans | SoHo, 9.30 Thursday ➢ “The hardest thing in all of television is making a great series season after season. And as The Americans begins its sixth and final season, the first three episodes sent by FX to critics elicited that kind of admiration, that confidence that, at least in the early going, […]

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Back to the Future for Sky?

Sky TV today previewed plans it hopes will restore its reputation for cutting-edge technology, including 4K delivery. It was Sky that pioneered widescreen and high definition transmissions, revolutionised time shifting with My Sky, and launched the drama nirvana channel SoHo. But over the past five years, its visionary prowess has been compromised by factors from […]

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Sky and HBO: Bond of Brothers

  Sky has tied up HBO content in this market with a new multi-year deal that puts streaming upstarts on notice and will include developing an HBO Download to Go app. The pact cements Sky’s entrenched partnership with HBO, which  began with the launch of the SoHo channel in 2011, and nixes prospects of HBO […]

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Prime Fast Tracks Stormy Daniels Exclusive

This week Prime will pre-empt White House drama Madam Secretary (9.35 Thursday) for another Oval Office crisis: Anderson Cooper’s 60 Minutes interview with porn star Stormy Daniels, who claims to have had an affair with President Donald Trump. It’s just aired in the US, where she says Trump dangled the possibility of her competing on Celebrity […]

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