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Watership Down and My Brilliant Friend—the best television in December 2018

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By Lucinda Smyth   December 2018
Watership Down

Watership Down

Watership Down, BBC/Netflix

If you’re looking for nostalgia this Christmas, look no further than this new Watership Down. Richard Adams’s novel—about a group of refugee rabbits who flee their warren after a prophetic dream—is one of the best-selling books of all time. An extraordinarily starry cast includes James McAvoy, John Boyega, Olivia Colman and Rosamund Pike. Those left traumatised by the 1978 film with John Hurt will be gratified to know that this version is less graphic and more child-friendly.


My Brilliant Friend, Sky Atlantic/HBO/Rai,…

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