Review: True Detective (S2 E2/8), Monday 29th June, Sky Atlantic

It’s almost a relief that last week’s first episode of the second series of True Detective has been and gone, because the fall-out from that episode was beginning to drive me mad. It was so eagerly awaited everyone, and I mean everyone, seemed to have an opinion on it (including, let’s be fair, me and…

Review: Black Work (S1 E2/3), Sunday 28th June, ITV

This ITV three-parter, starring Sheridan Smith, has turned out to be an unexpectedly well constructed, noirish tale of paranoia and hidden identities. After last week’s first episode, where WPC Jo Gillespie (Smith) found out her freshly murdered copper husband was, in fact, an undercover officer who had been working on a case to bring a gun-trading gang…