TV reviews

Billie Piper

A week on the box: March 9-15

Reviewer James Croot checks out the best shows and films on New Zealand television screens for the week of Tuesday, March 2 to Monday, March 8.

Quake drama divides viewers

Hope and Wire Grating. Shameful. Emotional. Moving. Just some the things people are saying about Hope & Wire.

Series like punch to stomach

Hope and Wire OPINION: I was unprepared for the emotions I felt, but now I'm glad Hope & Wire exists.

Quakes through northern lens

Hope and Wire OPINION: Swearing and skinheads aside, quake series Hope and Wire is a really good drama.

Respite from in-your-face violence

Rhys Ifans The Playhouse series is a great respite form violent dramas such American Horror Story, Game of Thrones and Utopia.

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