Alice Burton

  1. overnights
    Sanditon Recap: All About ClaraClara reveals she is in fact terrifying, and also the best.
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    Sanditon Recap: Pineapple PartySidney is growing slightly less rude, but not less rude enough to not just … stand there naked in the sea.
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    Sanditon Premiere Recap: Not Your Regular Jane AustenIn the seaside town of Sanditon, “the normal rules of conduct tend to be relaxed,” which is great news for us.
  4. history lesson
    The True Story of the Aberfan Disaster in The Crown Season 3Queen Elizabeth really did wait eight long days to visit the site of an infamous coal-mining tragedy.
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    Poldark Series-Finale Recap: The End?Ending TV’s premiere wheat-scything, sea-gazing series with a hastily thrown-together French spy plot? Bold, Poldark, very bold.
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    Poldark Recap: The French ConnectionYes, one episode before the series finale feels like the perfect time to introduce a sudden plot twist of Ross masquerading as a French spy.
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    Poldark Recap: The Hole WaySee, this is exactly why Ross doesn’t like to cry.
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    Poldark Recap: Needful SkillageRoss says the time has come to return Ned to Honduras … and I agree!
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    Poldark Recap: This Will Not End WellWill Sad George ever return, or are we doomed to Sneering George for the rest of Poldark’s short time on this earth?
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    Poldark Recap: The Madness of GeorgeThe horrors of early 19th-century mental health care are pretty bad, but not quite as bad as Caroline’s parties.
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    Poldark Recap: London CallingOnce again, Ross and Demelza are doomed by this show’s love of dramatic irony.
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    Poldark Season-Premiere Recap: Hallucination GhostIs it possible Truro sits on a Hellmouth? That would explain a lot.
  13. true stories
    The Historical Reality Behind The Spanish Princess’s Sexy Tudor DramaJust how much of the Starz drama falls under that “Some historical events and characters have been altered” disclaimer?
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    Victoria Season Finale Recap: International AmbitionI’m not gonna lie, I’m looking forward to Albert being gone.
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    Victoria Recap: Victori-UghAn episode that could have brought weeks’ worth of plotlines to an explosive head instead resolves most of them with an inoffensive “piff.”
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    Victoria Recap: Domestic HostilityIt’s hard to imagine how Albert could redeem himself after his behavior this week.
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    Victoria Recap: Hibernian MischiefBrace yourself for some Manor House Shenanigans, i.e. the best kind of shenanigans.
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    Victoria Recap: Royal SquabblesWhen Victoria and Albert present a united front, they’re indomitable, but their personalities are calculated to clash.
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    Victoria Recap: Schemes Ahoy!The marital discord we were promised for this season has arrived, and it is intense.
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    Victoria Recap: Charter FlightThe recent violence of our individual-rights friends leaves Victoria struggling to understand her relationship with her people.
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    Victoria Recap: Talkin’ ‘Bout a RevolutionEngland is restless, and that’s just the start of Victoria’s problems right now.
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    Poldark Finale Recap: Vial MiseryWhat a difference two decades and countless pensive gazings at the sea make for the inhabitants of Cornwall.