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Review: Red Riding

The '70s were ugly enough wherever you lived, but to judge from the three 2009 British TV movies adapted from David Peace's Red Riding quartet (each novel named after a year between 1974 and 1983 — 1977 somehow got lost in the shuffle), nowhere more
Yorkshire pudding
By PETER KEOUGH  |  February 19, 2010
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Hard times

When last year the BBC interrupted its broadcast of Little Dorrit — which hinges on the downfall of a Bernie Madoff–like figure — for a tawdry true-crime documentary, thousands of viewers complained: don't leave us hanging!
Life and debt in Dickens's Little Dorrit
By JUSTINE ELIAS  |  March 24, 2009