A world where the fate of men lies on a missing eyelash

The premise of Operation Mincemeat seems ludicrous. Hoping to make Hitler believe the Allies are about to launch a major offensive in Greece rather than Sicily, a dead body containing misleading plans is off-loaded from a submarine and left to wash ashore in Spain.

Doomed orbit central to manslaughter story

There’s a certain mid-tier of made-for-streaming drama that’s best described as “sub-premium”. Think shows like Dr Death, Unorthodox and even the very good Maid.

The Responder yearns for goodness in a bleak world 

Watching The Responder is an immediately gripping but totally draining experience. Martin Freeman is superb as Chris Carson, a policeman who tells his therapist he’s about to crack, and then heads out on night shifts pitted with crises that shake his fracture lines.