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Chernobyl: the story of TV's highest rated show

Sky's Zai Bennett on how their HBO co-production has become a huge critical hit

Chernobyl is the HBO and Sky mini-series that the Internet Movie Database currently ranks as the greatest ever TV show. Zai Bennett, Sky's Director of Programmes, explains how he commissioned the dramatisation of the 1986 nuclear disaster.

Also, Claire Lewis on her show 63 Up, Trevor Birney, one of the Belfast investigative journalists arrested after a whistle-blower leaked secret documents that revealed the suspects in the unsolved Loughinisland massacre, and Chris Williams, The Daily Telegraph Deputy Business Editor and author of The Battle For Sky.

Producer: Richard Hooper

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36 minutes

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