Lachlan Haycock

Lachlan is an Australian writer and editor. He is (allegedly) fluent in Indonesian and plans on being productive later this month. For other writing, including prose and poetry, visit

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Spooks Revisited: A Look Back at Series Ten

For viewers who have stuck with the show over a whole decade, series ten of Spooks positively thrums with consequence and emotion – but also holds up as riveting six hours of drama for casual viewers.

Spooks Revisited: A Look Back at Series Nine

Series nine proves just how thrilling Spooks can be. Sharp writing and a fresh modern feel make for the best and most psychological series yet.

Spooks Revisited: A Look Back at Series Eight

Series eight of Spooks starts off a little differently - and ends better than the two previous series did. Find out why in the latest instalment of Spooks Revisited from The Digital Fix.

Spooks Revisited: A Look Back at Series Seven

The seventh series of Spooks improves upon its predecessor with a reduced episode count and better plot structure.

Spooks Revisited: A Look Back at Series Six

A new serialised format helps keep things fresh as Spooks passes the halfway point with its sixth series.

Spooks Revisited: A Look Back at Series Five

You wouldn’t expect a show about British spies to bring tears to your eyes, but that's exactly what series five of Spooks does.

Spooks Revisited: A Look Back at Series Four

Series four of Spooks is a fresh iteration of the brand. Some characters are served better than others, but the show remains solidly engaging.

Lovecraft Country: 1.10 Full Circle

Lovecraft Country ends its first season with a jam-packed, high-stakes final episode. A lot happens - perhaps too much.

Lovecraft Country: 1.09 Rewind 1921

We’ve had spells, enchantments, aliens and monsters, and this week’s instalment of 'Lovecraft Country' dusts off yet another tried and true science fiction trope – time travel.

Spooks Revisited: A Look Back at Series Three

The third series of Spooks consolidates the best of the first and second: character drama intertwined with spy action, thematically rich episodes and a mix of strong ideas.

Lovecraft Country: 1.08 Jig-a-Bobo

Spells and monsters again combine with acute social comment in a big episode of 'Lovecraft Country' – although, when is the show ever anything less?

The Comey Rule: Review

'The Comey Rule' depicts the puzzling ineptitude and arrogance of figures in the Trump administration - notably of Trump himself.

Lovecraft Country: 1.07 I Am.

The latest episode of HBO's 'Lovecraft Country' fiercely celebrates Black power – and Black femininity – in the face of systemic inequality.