The Wire, 10 years on:’ We tore the cover off a city and depicted the American dreaming was dead’

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David Simons anti-cop depict struggled to find an audience before being lauded as a classic and constructing stars of Idris Elba, Michael B Jordan and others. Here, some of its writers and superstars look back at a series that changed TV for ever When, in 2001, the actor Frankie Faison accepted the role of assistant […]

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Koko the rhyming gorilla and the woman trying to get her pregnant

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She tells jokes, talks in verse and is chums with DiCaprio but theres one thing missing from Kokos life: a baby. A riveting new documentary explores the controversial bond between one woman and her ape It wasnt the first time I had looked into the eyes of a gorilla, but it was the first time […]

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