The Undoing series finale review – a lesson in lowering expectations

This article container spoilers: we craved a delicious denouement; we got a disappointing dud befitting these timesI think, overall, we've only ourselves to blame. If 2020 has taught us nothing else, it is surely that things never turn out as well as you'd hope. Nevertheless we went straight ahead and invested our last remaining coins of hope and optimism in a shiny drama from HBO and Sky Atlantic.For five weeks we tuned in to their six-part whodunnit in our increasing millions around the globe, turning the tale of the starry Manhattan couple Grace and Jonathan Fraser (Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant), whose lives come apart when he is arrested for the murder of his lover Elena, into an international hit.

The Undoing series finale review – a lesson in lowering expectations
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The Undoing series finale review – a lesson in lowering expectations

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Ministers reject calls for public inquiry into Pat Finucane murder

Ministers reject calls for public inquiry into Pat Finucane murder
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Pressure mounts for investigation of state collusion in loyalist gunmen's 1989 killing of Belfast ...

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Coronavirus live news: WHO urges caution over festive gatherings; Turkey imposes new curfews

Coronavirus live news: WHO urges caution over festive gatherings; Turkey imposes new curfews
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Italy reports 672 new Covid-related deaths, a rise on Sunday's figure, and Croatia's PM ...

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Australian politics live: Queensland border reopens; Morrison condemns China tweet

Australian politics live: Queensland border reopens; Morrison condemns China tweet
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Queensland tourism operators hope reopening of border to Victoria and Sydney will help economic ...

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Police will not investigate disappearance of Utah mystery monolith

Police will not investigate disappearance of Utah mystery monolith
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Metal monolith drew hundreds of visitors and was illegal as it was placed without ...

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Philip Green's Arcadia Group collapses into administration

Philip Green's Arcadia Group collapses into administration
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More than 13,000 jobs at risk in biggest UK corporate failure of the Covid ...

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Cairo and Rome give conflicting statements in Giulio Regeni case

Cairo and Rome give conflicting statements in Giulio Regeni case
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Egypt to suspend investigation as Italy moves towards bringing five Egyptian security officials to ...

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Supreme court questions Trump bid to bar undocumented immigrants from census

Supreme court questions Trump bid to bar undocumented immigrants from census
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But justices seem hesitant to immediately stop policy, which could affect distribution of congressional ...

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Arizona certifies Joe Biden's win as Trump continues to challenge election results – live

Arizona certifies Joe Biden's win as Trump continues to challenge election results – live
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State effectively puts to rest any doubt that Biden wonBiden names diverse economic teamExperts ...

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'Heartbreaking end to a life': alleged domestic violence deaths in Australia in 2020

'Heartbreaking end to a life': alleged domestic violence deaths in Australia in 2020
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This is a list of women who have died in Australia this year in ...

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Coronavirus live news: Turkey imposes strict new curfews as cases surge; Italy's death toll rises by 672

Coronavirus live news: Turkey imposes strict new curfews as cases surge; Italy's death toll rises by 672
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Turkey announces weekday curfew and weekend lockdown; Italy reports 672 new Covid-related deaths, a ...

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Rita Ora likely to escape fine for breaking lockdown with party

Rita Ora likely to escape fine for breaking lockdown with party
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But Notting Hill restaurant under investigation for hosting event may face £10,000 penalty ...

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Owner of French restaurant in Mexico City murdered 'while delivering fine wine'

Owner of French restaurant in Mexico City murdered 'while delivering fine wine'
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Police investigating claims killers of Baptiste Lormand stole bottles worth £20,000The grisly killing of ...

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