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Ripper Street is back!

Got the summertime blues? Here are John Byrne’s TV choices for the week ahead (Dates covered: Saturday Jul 25-Friday Jul 30)

Plenty of pluses this week with Ripper Street, Life in Squares and Partners in Crime all arriving, while it's cheerio to The Interceptor and Prized Apart.

Pick of the week

Ripper Street, Friday, BBC One

The classy period drama, filmed in Dublin and starring Matthew Macfadyen, Jerome Flynn, and Adam Rothenberg as a trio of crime-solvers in Victorian London, returns for a welcome third run.

It's 1894 and four years have passed since the crime-fighting axis ...

TV Review: Ensemble tour de force and Porkies for posh people

Ray Donovan's Jon Voight and Liev Schreiber

The LA underbelly, cynical consultants, an incompetent private eye, a golf geezer, Jerry Lee Lewis and ageing ballroom dancers - it's been a busy TV week for John Byrne.

Reviewed:  Ray Donovan (Wednesday, Sky Atlantic); House of Lies (Wednesday, Sky Atlantic); Bored to Death (Friday, Sky Atlantic); An Evening with Peter Alliss (Wednesday, BBC Two); Rock ‘N’ Roll America: Be My Baby(Friday, BBC Four); The Gleneagle (Sunday, RTÉ One)

There's been quite a lot of traffic on the box this last week with several shows either starting or returning. Season two of True Detective is proving to be ...

On the Box - Weekly TV Preview

Ryan Tubridy with Ed Sheeran at The Late Late Toy Show

Enjoying some well earned sofa time over the next seven days? Here's John Byrne’s TV choices for the week ahead: Saturday July 18-Friday July 24.

It's hello to Imelda May, The Saboteurs and Witnesses, and cheerio to The Outcast, Celebrity Masterchef and The John Bishop Show.

Pick of the week

The Best of The Late Late Show, Friday, RTÉ One

Feeling that Friday night telly nights have been a little bare since The Late Late Show went on its annual summer break? Well here's something to tide you over, as Ryan Tubridy invites viewers to have ...

Hayley Atwell

On the Box - Weekly TV Review

John Byrne takes in the latest from Marvel, a new drama from the Beeb, a returning procedural about a cop with total recall, and the TV debut of a brilliant Irish documentary.

Paul Gartlan from The Irish Pub

On the Box - Weekly TV Preview

John Byrne's TV choices for the week ahead (Dates covered: Saturday Jul 11-Friday Jul 17)

Colin Farrell in True Detective

On the Box - Weekly TV Review

This week, John Byrne looks at a one-off drama about the 2005 London bombings, a new drama/black comedy about a reality TV show, a post-apocalyptic boom-fest from Michael Bays, and Colin Farrell getting killed - or not - on True Detective.

The Americans' Keri Russell

On the Box - Weekly TV Preview

John Byrne's TV choices for the week ahead (Dates covered: Saturday Jul 4-Friday Jul 10)

Téa Leoni stars as Madam Secretary

On the Box - Weekly TV Preview

John Byrne's TV choices for the week ahead (Dates covered: Monday Jun 15-Friday Jun 19)

Head on down to the Adventure Rooms located on 6-7 Little Britain Street

Review: Adventure Rooms Dublin

Brendan Cole tried out Adventure Rooms, Dublin's new real life escape game. He was very impressed.

Sense8

On the Box - Weekly TV Review

This week, John Byrne checks out the Wachowskis' latest project, a posh push for Broadway, the latest from the deadly Bates family, and two contrasting games of football.