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Video: Is the violence in Channel 4’s ‘Utopia’ too graphic?, Arts

Video: Is the violence in Channel 4’s ‘Utopia’ too graphic?

Renowned for its graphic depiction of violence, the cast and crew of Channel 4’s recent thriller Utopia discuss the series in a new behind-the-scenes clip.

By | Arts | Monday, 11 March 2013 at 5:38 pm

Review of Utopia – Series 1, Episode 6, Arts

Review of Utopia – Series 1, Episode 6

In many well-constructed thrillers, the pay-off to the resolutions and revelations of the plot are often enhanced by the sense that the answers were hiding in plain sight all along.

By | Arts | Thursday, 21 February 2013 at 9:39 am

Review of Utopia – Series 1, episode 5, Arts

Review of Utopia – Series 1, episode 5

Five down, one to go. After weeks of physical and psychological torture, paranoia and mass murder, the fifth episode of Utopia begins with an intense opening and doesn’t let up from there.

By | Arts | Wednesday, 13 February 2013 at 6:24 pm

Review of Utopia – Series 1, episode 4, Arts

Review of Utopia – Series 1, episode 4

The central characters in Utopia are on a journey, and while I fear they may not like the end destination, this week’s episode is a fascinating study of their descent into darkness.

By | Arts | Wednesday, 6 February 2013 at 5:30 pm

Review of Utopia – Series 1, episode 3, Arts

Review of Utopia – Series 1, episode 3

This week’s episode presents a relentless series of character assassinations, both literally and figuratively speaking.

By | Arts | Wednesday, 30 January 2013 at 4:15 pm

Review of Utopia: Series 1, episode 2, Arts

Review of Utopia: Series 1, episode 2

At the end of last week’s episode there was one question on everyone’s lips: Who is Jessica Hyde? This week’s instalment of Utopia goes some way towards answering that question but also raises several others.

By | Arts | Wednesday, 23 January 2013 at 2:30 pm

Review of Utopia: Series 1, episode 1, Arts

Review of Utopia: Series 1, episode 1

It’s ironic that for a series titled Utopia, the characters that inhabit its colourful labyrinth of mysteries and murder are as far from paradise as it’s possible to be.

By | Arts | Wednesday, 16 January 2013 at 6:49 pm

Television programmes to look forward to in 2013, Arts

Television programmes to look forward to in 2013

As 2012 draws to a close and the long, dark days of January approach, here are some television shows to look forward to in 2013.

By | Arts | Monday, 31 December 2012 at 3:33 pm

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