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The week in TV: In the Face of Terror; David Attenborough; Deaf U; Agatha and the Midnight Murders

The week in TV: In the Face of Terror; David Attenborough; Deaf U; Agatha and the Midnight Murders

A documentary brought home the pain of families bereaved by Isis, while an intriguing new series revealed the realities of being young and deaf

In the Face of Terror (BBC Two) | iPlayer

Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet (Netflix)

Deaf U (Netflix)

Agatha and the Midnight Murders (Channel 5) | My5

Spitting Image (BritBox)

Two images of audiences held my attention this last week, more than any individual actor or slice of dazzling camerawork, and brought a tickly little piece of dust to the corner of my eye. The first time was in anger. That was on seeing Mike Haines, a bow-tied Dundonian gentleman whose beloved brother, the aid worker David, had been taken hostage by Isis and later beheaded: Mike was addressing a (pre-lockdown) school class of older teens and they were simply rapt, which I think you’ll agree is something of an achievement.

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