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Critical Condition: A Very English Scandal

A Very English Scandal | SoHo, 8.30 Wednesday ☆☆☆☆ “Although comedy may provide the spoonful of sugar that relieves life’s bitterness, it can also be used to emphasise its cold, relentless injustice … So it is with A Very English Scandal, which tells the true story of UK MP Jeremy Thorpe’s gay relationship with Norman Scott in the […]

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New to SoHo in February

Nine months after it enraptured UK critics, A Very English Scandal at last has a NZ air date. The darkly humorous dramatisation of the Jeremy Thorpe scandal will screen 8.30 Wednesdays from February 13 on SoHo. It charts the shocking true story of the first British politician to stand trial for conspiracy to murder: Jeremy Thorpe (Hugh Grant), […]

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TVNZ’s on-demand ambitions have taken a quantum leap forward with this evening’s announcement it’s acquired the first Doctor Who series to star a female Time Lord. The broadcaster has yet to confirm which channel season 11 will screen on but says it will stream episodes at the same time they appear on the BBC’s iPlayer. […]

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