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Poldark – Complete Series Three (Cert 12, 540 mins, ITV Studios Global Entertainment, available now on Amazon Prime/BBC iPlayer and other download and streaming services, available from August 14 on DVD £24.

Radio review: Snapshot from a bygone era

Nuala McCann
The Passage of Time Radio 4 Money Box: The Death of Retirement Radio 4 This was a snapshot of another time before televisions and toilets and even bins.

Watch this: Halt and Catch Fire series four

David Roy
THIS excellent American drama about the exploits of a group of programmers and entrepreneurs through the evolution of the computer industry starts its fourth and final series this Sunday on Amazon Prime Video.

DVDs and Downloads: Four Netflix series intersect in Marvel's The Defenders

MARVEL'S THE DEFENDERS (8 episodes, starts streaming from August 18 exclusively on Netflix, Action/Fantasy/Drama/Romance) Four action-packed series created for Netflix – Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist – intersect in this big-budget eight-part mini-series, which continues to expand and enrich the Marvel Comics Cinematic Universe.

Look forward to: Mr Mercedes

David Roy
THE latest Stephen King TV adaptation began screening in the US this week: Mr Mercedes stars Brendan Gleeson as retired detective Bill Hodges, an ex-cop who never got over one particularly gruesome unsolved case involving multiple murder by speeding Mercedes-Benz.

DVDs and Downloads: The Zookeeper's Wife, Clash, Atypical

Damon Smith
THE ZOOKEEPER'S WIFE (Cert 12, 127 mins, Universal Pictures (UK) Ltd, Drama/War/Romance, available from today on Amazon Video/BT TV Store/iTunes/Sky Store/TalkTalk TV Store and other download and streaming services, available from August 28 on DVD #19.

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