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Big Zuu Goes to Mecca review – a quietly revolutionary portrait of Islam

There’s no one way to be a religious person. For some, it’s all about a deeply personal connection between you and God. For others, its value comes from how it places you within a larger community of like-minded believers. Either…

TV tonight: Big Zuu makes a joyous pilgrimage

Big Zuu Goes to Mecca 9pm, BBC Two A lovely, completely candid and very funny journey with the TV chef and rapper, as he reconciles his Muslim religion with the western way of living he enjoys, and decides to take…

‘Paradigm-shattering’: Bluey’s biggest episode ever is packed with magic

You get nervous watching an all-time great show try something different. Too many sitcoms have dented their rep with a dud feature-length special; too many dramas have that extra season where the formula changed, it didn’t really work, and now…

Kurt Cobain: Moments That Shook Music review – even 30 years on, his death seems utterly tragic

Unfathomably, for those of us who remember it, Kurt Cobain died 30 years ago this month, at the age of 27. Kurt Cobain: Moments That Shook Music has been scheduled as the centrepiece for an evening of programming that celebrates…

Jamie’s Air Fryer Meals: if it’s got a tiny convection oven in it, Channel 4 will commission it

Oh, hi. Sorry, you’ve just caught me in a lunch meeting with the executives of Channel 4 as I pitch them some shows to take advantage of their new “anything with air fryers in it, we will make” policy. Sorry…

TV tonight: Norway’s favourite detective is back solving murders

Wisting 9pm, BBC Four A wealthy family’s nanny is brutally murdered outside their home, while the young boy she looks after disappears on the same night – it’s a tricky case for Norwegian detective William Wisting, in a new season…

‘It’s the closest thing my family has to religion’: Guardian readers on Coronation Street

After more than six decades on our screens, the world’s longest-running TV soap Coronation Street has become something of a national institution. Since it first aired in 1960, the show has built up a fiercely loyal fanbase not only in…

‘I end up hugging complete strangers and crying’: inside the epic episode that might change Bluey forever

Bluey is an absolute phenomenon. It’s one of the world’s biggest TV shows, an Emmy-winning behemoth so popular that it accounts for nearly one-third of all TV views on Disney+. Last year, the family-friendly animated series was the second most-streamed…

BlackBerry and Rebel Moon – Part Two: The Scargiver: the seven best films to watch on TV this week

Pick of the week BlackBerry For those with fond memories of TV drama Halt and Catch Fire, set during the birth of the personal computer industry, Matt Johnson’s fact-inspired comedy-drama about the rise and fall of the BlackBerry mobile phone…

Feud: Capote vs the Swans to Bluey: the seven best shows to stream this week

Pick of the week Feud: Capote vs the Swans “Some swans drown under the weight of their fantastical, superficial plumage.” As both a member and chronicler of 60s New York high society, Truman Capote understood the pleasures and pitfalls of…