The Battle for Britain's Heroes - A lifeless look at dark history
For inanimate objects, statues have been at the centre of a lot of controversy recently, as The Battle for Britain’s Heroes (Channel 4, Tuesday, 9pm) highlighted. People have even died – in Charlottesville, West Virginia – in violence surrounding protests over statues of controversial figures.
Professional footballers and others connected to the beautiful game did something significant last weekend that clergymen and clergywomen are more often known for – although not always – we are only human after all!
The Split - A grown-up, sparkling drama of legal eagles
It seems the only people worth a TV drama these days are police officers, doctors and lawyers. So the question I asked myself when I sat down to watch The Split (BBC1, Tuesdays, 9pm) was do we really need another series about lawyers and their oh-so-aspirational problems?