Rewind TV: Goodnight Britain; The Rolling Stones: Charlie Is My Darling; The Dark Charisma of Adolf Hitler: The Dark Ages: An Age of Light – review

The chance to treat insomnia seriously caught the BBC napping, while Waldemar Januszczak made enough noise to raise early Christianity from the dead

Goodnight Britain BBC1 | iPlayer

The Rolling Stones: Charlie Is My Darling BBC2 | iPlayer

The Dark Charisma of Adolf Hitler BBC2 | iPlayer

The Dark Ages: An Age of Light BBC4 | iPlayer

There was something not right about Goodnight Britain. There were also plenty of things wrong with it, which is another matter. But what was not right had something to do with its various wrongs.

The first wrong was the note of manufactured alarm: "We're a nation in the grip of a sleep crisis," announced Sian Williams, looking as though she'd had a solid eight hours herself. Then came a torrent of exclamatory statistics – 10m prescriptions for sleeping pills issued last year! £1.6bn lost to the economy! Half a million British adults suffer from parasomnia! Snoring is
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