Best of the box: Atlanta, The Crown and Shame

Tom Dunne and Sue Murphy bring you the best of the box for the week ahead…

Not quite sure of what the best picks of the box are for this week? Or will you regret that you didn't record something when all of a sudden it's the talk of the town?

Fear not, the Tom Dunne Show has you covered.

Sue Murphy joined Tom to pick out the best of the box for the week ahead. You can find a link to the full podcast at the bottom of the page.

 

Online pick of the week

The Crown, Netflix from November 4th

The Crown is a new series that takes a look at Queen Elizabeth II, aged 25, and faced with the task of taking over the throne, building a relationship with Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and maintaining the strength of the British Empire.

 

Picks of the week

Atlanta, Saturday, Fox, 10pm

This new comedy drama has received stellar reviews all 'round so far, and tells the story of a university drop-out who sets out to manage his cousin, a rising rap-star.

 

My Trans American Road Trip, Wednesday at 10:00pm on Channel 4

Trans-woman Abigail Austen is a former Parachute Regiment officer and journalist, who travels to America ahead of the presidential election to find out why transgender rights are such a priority on this year's campaign trail.

 

Asking for it? Reality Bites, Tuesday, RTE2, 9.30pm - available on the RTE player

Irish writer Louise O'Neill consent in Irish society today, visiting lawyers, doctors, support centres and victims to find out why 4 out of 10 Irish women are victims of sexual assault.

 

Films of the week

Shame, Thursday, Film 4, 11.10pm

In this award-winning drama from Steve McQueen, Michael Fassbender stars as a successful businessman who suffers from inner compulsions of sex addiction, when his sister comes to live with him and his facade of normality begins to crack.  

 

Tune into The Tom Dunne Show every Monday between 22.00 and 23.00 for a run down of the best TV the week has to offer. You can listen to the full edition of this week's episode below: