09 April 2020 02:40

If ever a title undersold its dynamite content this one did.

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The Countess and the Russian Billionaire BBC Two ★★★★★ The Countess and the Russian Billionaire did not entice me with its title one tiny bit. "Oh God," I thought. "Another wealth-porn documentary set to jaunty music in which some posho spends more on one Gucci belt than I spent on my car. If ever a title undersold its dynamite content this one did. It was extraordinary; a Jeremy Kyle Show for the 1 per cent.

The Countess and the Russian Billionaire review — the 1 per centers who went peak Jeremy Kyle

Talk about washing your dirty Mulberry silk laundry in public. Mesmerising. And even though the countess, Alexandra Tolstoy (a distant relative of Leo), had started making the film in the happier days of 2015, vulgarly parading her wealth — "two drivers, two housekeepers,

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