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The best television in July 2019—Catch-22 and Dark Mon£y

Plus APOLLO: Missions to the Moon & Moon Landing Live

By Chris Harvey   July 2019

"He was going to live forever, or die in the attempt": Christopher Abbott in Catch-22

Catch-22, Channel 4

George Clooney co-produced, part-directed and acts in this ambitious six-part adaptation of Joseph Heller’s Second World War novel. Any fears of this being a flawed passion-project vanish early, as Christopher Abbott grabs the role of Yossarian and makes him relatable, likeable and convincingly horrified by his experience of dropping death from above while on B-25 bomber sorties in…

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