This is Eng­land ’90

8.30pm, Sun­day, Ri­alto

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Billed as the fi­nal se­ries in a saga which be­gan with a 2006 film, this four-part mini-se­ries looks at the rise of rave cul­ture and fo­cuses on events sur­round­ing the 1990 Foot­ball World Cup in Italy. ‘‘There are amaz­ingly few dra­mas that so con­vinc­ingly com­bine warmth, bathos and oc­ca­sional mun­dan­ity with rev­e­la­tion, trauma and even hor­ror,’’ wrote The Guardian’s Phil Har­ri­son.

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