Money – tick; intrigue – tick; moral corruption – tick.
Succession has these, ahem, qualities, alongside outstanding acting, scripts and directing. If you loved Succession as much as we did, then we reckon there are a bunch of other shows that you’ll love just as much. After all, it’s all about the money…
In our minds A Very English Scandal would be someone putting the milk in before the hot water when making a cup of tea, or going over 24 hours without mentioning the weather. But here it’s something much more fun: a plot to murder.
When this show launched in summer 2014 a number of reviewers noted the timing reflected ongoing unrest in the Middle East. It's a smart, political thriller with a terrific central performance from Maggie Gyllenhaal.