Storyville: Facing Franco’s Crimes – The Silence of Others (BBC Four) | iPlayer
The Marvelous Mrs Maisel | Amazon Prime
The Family Secret (C4) | All 4
His Dark Materials (BBC One) | iPlayer
Surely as a reaction, possibly an emetic, to the waves of oh-so-cynical maudlin tinselled pap that have been filling our airwaves since about Halloween – I’m learning to truly hate that halitotic John Lewis dragon – there was some deeply serious television on show this first week of December. Uncynical, challenging, unsentimental and all the more engaging for it.