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BBC America’s Astonishing ‘London Spy’ Is So Much More Than Its Title Suggests

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James Bond is the archetypal British spy, the one name that description brings to mind. So when you hear that a show titled London Spy is coming to BBC America, you might assume that its straightforward title is a nod to Bond’s legacy of camp; you might not expect an affecting, upsetting, nuanced series whose key act of espionage is less about getting to the bottom of an international affair than it is about getting to the bottom of a very personal one.
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Who Should Play Morrissey in the New Biopic?

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Since the news broke that the team behind the Ian Curtis/Joy Division film Control may be working on another music biopic of the formidable Steven Patrick Morrissey, our absolute favorite sex idiot of music, the man behind The Smiths and immortal lyricist responsible for sulks like, “I am human and I need to be loved/ Just like anyone else does,” we haven’t been able to stop arguing about which actors out there would be fit to stuff some flowers into their back pocket while dancing.
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