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The week in TV: The Satanic Verses: 30 Years On; This Time With Alan Partridge and more

A look back at the Rushdie affair drew depressing conclusions, but Radio Norwich’s finest was back to lighten the mood

The Satanic Verses: 30 Years On (BBC Two) | iPlayer

This Time With Alan Partridge (BBC One) | iPlayer

Warren (BBC One) | iPlayer

Storyville: Defying the Cutting Season (BBC Four) | iPlayer

What an immensely warm, thoughtful companion was Mobeen Azhar, a Bafta-winning producer now before the camera for The Satanic Verses: 30 Years On, a fiercely useful retrospective on the Rushdie affair, and therefore how galling to see him reduced to blithering, near-tearful frustration at the blindly self-defeating actions of those so similar to himself – Yorkshire-born and Muslim-born.

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