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The best TV in December 2019—Imagining with Lenny Henry and Whistleblower

Plus Apple TV's Truth Be Told

By Chris Harvey   December 2019

Truth Be Told, Apple TV+, 6th December

The first offerings from Apple’s new streaming service tended towards the starry, expensively produced and high-concept, helping it to make a splash. But the second wave may turn out to be more compelling. In Truth Be Told, for instance, a prisoner convicted of murder has been stewing inside for 18 years, 10 months and 24 days, when the woman who helped put him there starts to have doubts. With two fascinating actors in the lead roles,…

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